Alan Colmes, liberal voice on Fox, dead at 66

Colmes was a New York City native and Hofstra University graduate who worked for years in radio, notably on WABC and WNBC, and standup comedy before joining Fox in 1996.

Google-bred company accuses Uber of self-driving car theft

A self-driving car company founded by Google is accusing a former top engineer of stealing pivotal technology that is propelling Uber’s effort to assemble a fleet of automated vehicles for its popular ride-hailing service.

Trump promises ‘full force and weight’ of gov’t to combat human trafficking

Trump called human trafficking a problem that is “not talked about enough” and said he would order the departments of Justice and Homeland Security to take a hard look at the resources they are devoting to addressing the issue.

Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

The Wednesday decision is a reversal of an Obama-era directive issued in May. It will now be up to states and school districts to interpret whether federal sex discrimination law applies to gender identity.

Police arrest protesters at Dakota Access camp

INSIDE: Timeline of DAPL events

The camp, on federal land in North Dakota between the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation and the pipeline route, has been home to demonstrators for most of a year as they tried to thwart construction of the pipeline.

Wal-Mart keeps working to make inroads against Amazon

Wal-Mart is now offering free two-day shipping on online orders of its most popular items with a minimum purchase order of $35. Amazon quietly posted on its website that it was dropping threshold for free shipping for non-Prime members to $35 from $50.

US to expand pool of people targeted for deportation

The Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are considered a priority for deportation, including people arrested for traffic violations, according to agency documents released Tuesday.