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Designers Breathe New Life Into China's Dying Folk Crafts

By Kelvin Chan | Dec 2
Garment makers that previously thrived churning out cheap clothes for overseas brands are revamping their sweatshops with smart, small batch production methods such as 3D printing and cloud computing.

Airbnb Agrees to Limit Private Rentals in Amsterdam

Dec 1
Airbnb has agreed to limit private home rentals in Amsterdam, in a move city authorities had wanted to curb complaints about illegal hotels.

Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Plan to Defy Evacuation Order

Nov 29
Thousands of people protesting an oil pipeline in North Dakota say they will defy a mandatory evacuation order.

Fewer People Attend NC Furniture Market Down Since LGBT Law

Nov 28
Fewer people are attending a world-renowned furniture market in North Carolina, where state law defines which bathrooms people can use and limits legal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Watch: Wes Anderson Directs Holiday Short Featuring Adrien Brody

Nov 28
Wes Anderson has directed a short holiday film starring Oscar-winner Adrien Brody for discount clothing retailer H&M.

Behind the Image of Aunt Jemima

Nov 27
In "The Jemima Code," author Toni Tipton-Martin explores a commercial stereotype, and highlights the stories and recipes of African-Americans' contributions to the American table.

Shoppers Hunt for Deals, Hit the Shops for Entertainment

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 25
Shoppers were on the hunt for deals and were at the stores for entertainment Friday as malls opened for what is still one of the busiest days of the year, even as the start of the holiday season edges ever earlier.

Trump's Vow to Revive Coal Country Is Met with Measured Hope

By Michael Virtanen and Matthew Brown | Nov 25
The hard-eyed view along the Tug Fork River in West Virginia coal country is that President-elect Donald Trump has something to prove: That he'll help bring back Appalachian mining, as he promised time and again on the campaign trail.

An Alzheimer's Drug Fails, but Many Others Still in Testing

By Marilynn Marchione | Nov 25
Another major Alzheimer's drug study has failed, leaving patients and families wondering if there ever will be a treatment to slow or reverse the most common form of dementia, which afflicts more than 5 million in the United States alone.

Trump's Stock in Oil Pipeline Company Raises Concern

By Matthew Daly | Nov 25
President-elect Donald Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and pipeline opponents warn that Trump's investments could affect any decision he makes as president.

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