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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.

Philly Cheesesteak Stand Owner Removes 'Speak English' Sign

Oct 16
A landmark Philly cheesesteak stand has removed a sign posted a decade ago that told customers to order only in English.

Shakeup in LGBT Media

By Sari Staver | Oct 15
In a recent shakeup in the LGBT publishing industry, a Florida-based company has declared bankruptcy, for the moment at least shutting down its four publications, including Frontiers magazine.

Officials Partner with Fishermen to Assess Hawaii Table Fare

By Caleb Jones | Oct 14
Federal officials are embarking on a study of seven Hawaii fish species to assess the overall health of their populations.

Roberto Cavalli Replaces Creative Director, Closes Stores, and Cuts 200 Jobs

Oct 13
Roberto Cavalli's new owners are cutting 200 jobs, closing stores and replacing the fashion house's creative director in a reorganization aimed at making a profit by 2018.

Samsung's Smartphone Brand Takes Beating from Note 7 Fiasco

By Youkyung Lee and Brandon Bailey | Oct 13
Like the makers of Tylenol, Ford Pintos and other products that faced crises in the past, Samsung must try to restore its relationship with customers as it repairs the damage to its brand.

Bound and Gagged Kardashian Halloween Costume Pulled

Oct 12
An online retailer has pulled a Halloween costume that made light of the recent jewelry heist involving Kim Kardashian West.

WHO Urges Countries to Raise Taxes on Sugary Drinks

By Jamey Keaten | Oct 12
The World Health Organization, in a statement timed for World Obesity Day, said that the prevalence of obesity worldwide more than doubled between 1980 and 2014, when nearly 40 percent of people globally were overweight.

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