The Department of Justice has agreed to give the House Intelligence Committee access to sensitive files from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Committee members say they are hopeful that Justice will continue to meet the committee's demands for documents related to the investigation.
A Falcon 9 rocket carried 60 satellites into space Thursday to support Elon Musk's Starlink internet venture. The launch is the first phase of a plan to provide high-speed internet around the globe.
Veterans spoke to students in New York and New Jersey -- some of them alumni of the schools -- to remind students of the importance of remembering fallen US service members on Memorial Day. Some California second-graders placed flags on the graves of members of the military while students in Pennsylvania lined their school's driveway with 800 flags and read essays about freedom.
Instacart Pickup has expanded to more than 30 states through close to 25 retailers since its national rollout began last November. This year, the service has launched or expanded at supermarkets including Publix, Food Lion, Albertsons and Sprouts Farmers Market.
A survey of people age 55 and older found a general willingness to use health technology and a preference for hands-on learning over online instruction. Respondents rely heavily on health care providers for information about digital health devices and apps, and they expect that their health plan will cover costs.
A study from Airship finds that people are adapting to the General Data Protection Regulation rules on mobile privacy, with marketers sending more notifications but fewer people sharing location data. The number of mobile app users has risen almost 17% compared with this time last year, when the regulations took effect.
In a bid to stimulate its Prime one-day delivery service, Amazon is running a promotion from June through January in which sellers can receive up to 75% off warehouse storage fees. To qualify, sellers must offer Amazon-requested products, sell at least 60 of a product each month and maintain required inventory levels.
Nancy Bradish Myers of Catalyst Healthcare Consulting told the Rising Leaders Conference on Healthcare Policy that acting FDA Commissioner Dr. Norman Sharpless will continue to implement the policies of predecessor Dr. Scott Gottlieb. But because Sharpless is in what is viewed as a caretaker role, Myers said, getting new initiatives going may be difficult until a permanent commissioner is confirmed, which may not come until after the 2020 elections.
Charter Communications netted 428,000 broadband customers in the first quarter along with 176,000 new wireless lines while growing revenue by 5.1% compared to the period a year ago. The company reported gains in small and medium-size business video subscribers although overall it shed 145,000 video customers.
Elon Musk on Wednesday said that Tesla's Solar Roof tiles will be manufactured at a slower rate to ensure they last as long as expected. Musk's comment came as his company reported a reduction in solar installations.
In 2018, UPS delivered 5.2 billion packages and documents, and some of those deliveries included human organs and tissues. UPS made its first successful live organ delivery in 2016 -- a "gift" package with a kidney for a woman in South Carolina. "When I see them [UPS] in the store and all I just look at them and smile. You know, in the truck and it's UPS -- they delivered my kidney," said Sharon Cauthen.
Hyatt Hotels Corp. says it is joining the growing list of hotels that offer lifestyle brands by introducing a division that incorporates the brands it acquired from Two Roads Hospitality and its Hyatt Centric brand. Hilton, AccorHotels and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts are among chains that have responded in recent years to the growing lifestyle demand.