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Toy Companies Break Down Barriers to Be More Inclusive

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 24
Toy companies are working harder to think outside their usual box, offering more-inclusive items like dolls with disabilities, female superhero figures and characters with a range of skin tones.

Leading Tattoo Artists Help Wounded Israelis with Scars

By Tia Goldenberg | Oct 23
At an event organized by a group called Artists 4 Israel, 11 tattoo artists from around the world splashed bold graphics on the wounded Israelis this week, transforming their pain into a source of pride.

Sanders Tells Soda Tax Opponents to Stop Using His Name

By Janie Har | Oct 22
Saying that consuming too much sugar is a serious health problem, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders told the soft drink industry to stop using his name in ads fighting proposed soda taxes in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Apple: Many 'Genuine' Apple Products On Amazon Are Fake

Oct 22
Apple says it has been buying Apple chargers and cables labeled as genuine on and has found nearly 90 percent of them to be counterfeit.

NY Enacts Restrictions On Airbnb, With Fines Of Up To $7,500

By David Klepper | Oct 22
New York state enacted one of the nation's toughest restrictions on Airbnb on Friday with a new law authorizing fines of up to $7,500 for many short-term rentals.

Crying Inside? Creepy Craze No Joke for Real Clowns

By Michael Balsamo | Oct 21
This year's nationwide creepy clown craze has become a nightmare before Halloween for actual, working clowns, who say their bookings at parties and other events have dropped sharply.

Campus Sex Assaults Stir Debate on When to Alert Students

By Jocelyn Gecker | Oct 21
A case has renewed focus on the problem of sexual assaults involving college students and raises questions about what obligations a university has to inform students and when it's time to go public about an alleged assault.

Luxury Goods Market Hampered by Terror Threats and U.S. Election

By Colleen Barry | Oct 20
The terror threat in Europe, a strong dollar and uncertainty over the U.S. presidential elections have eroded the confidence of the globe's big-spenders, holding luxury purchases flat in 2016.

Openly Gay Apple CEO Tim Cook was Apparently on Clinton's VP Shortlist

Oct 18
Apple CEO Tim Cook, who is openly gay, was apparently on Hillary Clinton's shortlist of vice presidential candidates.

Planned Parenthood Celebrates Centennial As Its Foes Bristle

By David Crary | Oct 18
Planned Parenthood's 100th anniversary celebrations this weekend come with a sense of relief for the group that traces its roots to a time when women could not vote and contraception was illegal.

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