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FILE- This Oct. 23, 2018, file photo shows an Amazon logo atop the Amazon Treasure Truck The Park DTLA office complex in downtown Los Angeles. Amazon launched a program Thursday, Nov. 1, that aims to teach more than 10 million students a year how to code. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
November 01, 2018 - 8:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon wants to get more kids thinking about becoming computer engineers. The company launched a program Thursday that aims to teach more than 10 million students a year how to code. Amazon said it will pay for summer camps, teacher training and other initiatives to benefit kids and...
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FILE - This Feb. 9, 2017, file photo shows Kind snack bars on display at a supermarket in New York. The government’s definition of healthy came under scrutiny in late 2015, when the FDA warned Kind that its snack bars had too much fat to use the term. Kind pushed back, saying the fat came from nuts. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 30, 2018 - 8:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pizza bagels, chewing gum and bottled water want to play a starring new role in our diets: Foods that can be called healthy. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is revamping its definition of healthy to reflect our changing understanding of nutrition science. The push is fueling...
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October 16, 2018 - 2:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Tuesday reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following an every-other-year pattern. At least 62 cases have been confirmed in 22 states this year, and at least 65 additional illnesses in those states are...
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October 02, 2018 - 7:03 am
A new poll shows about half of young Americans expect to be financially better off than their parents, a sign the dream of upward mobility is alive but somewhat tempered. The poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV found half of 15- to 26-year-olds think they...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2000, file photo, singer Jennifer Lopez poses backstage at the 42nd Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Gianni Versace in a deal worth more than $2 billion (1.83 billion euros), continuing its hard charge into the world of high-end fashion. Versace is known for its Medusa-head logo and its flamboyant styles that are a fixture on Hollywood’s Red Carpet - like Lopez’s infamous dress worn to the Grammy Awards in 2000. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
September 25, 2018 - 9:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Versace in a deal worth more than $2 billion (1.83 billion euros), continuing its hard charge into the world of high-end fashion. The deal Tuesday comes just 14 months after the New York handbag maker spent $1.35 billion adding to its...
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FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. (NerdWallet via AP, File)
September 24, 2018 - 9:46 am
Creating an estate plan is a gift to the people you leave behind. By expressing your wishes, you're trying to guide your loved ones at a difficult, emotional time. All too often, though, well-meaning people do things destined to create discord, rancor and resentment among their heirs. What looks...
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FILE- In this Sept. 26, 2013, file photo people make their way through Grand Central Terminal in New York. Travel can be busy, noisy and crowded — a potentially daunting environment for anyone. But if you’re an introvert, it can drain your internal battery. Studies and experts suggest this personality type processes social stimuli differently from extroverts, who don’t mind frequent interaction. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
September 18, 2018 - 9:12 am
Travel can be busy, noisy and crowded — a potentially daunting environment for anyone. But if you're an introvert, it can drain your internal battery. Studies and experts suggest this personality type processes social stimuli differently from extroverts, who don't mind frequent interaction...
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FILE- In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo fog drifts through a Christmas tree farm near Starks Mountain in Fryeburg, Maine. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year. They’ll go on sale in November and be sent within 10 days of being cut. Amazon says they should survive the shipping fine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
September 11, 2018 - 9:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Watch out for the 7-foot box on the doorstep. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year. But a live tree is no paperback book. Amazon says the trees, including Douglas firs and Norfolk Island pines, will be bound and shipped without water in the usual...
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The Runway of Dreams collection is modeled Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, during Fashion Week in New York. The runway show featured models with disabilities wearing adaptive clothing for children and adults.(AP Photo/Kevin Hagen).
September 06, 2018 - 9:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Fashion Week has opened its glamorous tent wider to feature models with disabilities wearing adaptive clothing designs by Tommy Hilfiger, Nike and Target. Organized by the Runway of Dreams Foundation, the show on Wednesday included a catwalk welcoming to wheelchairs,...
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FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stand on the steps of St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, after their wedding ceremony. The outfits Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wore at their wedding are to go on public display from Oct. 26, 2018 at the ceremony's venue, Windsor Castle. (Ben Birchhall/pool photo via AP, File)
August 29, 2018 - 2:41 am
LONDON (AP) — The outfits Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wore at their wedding are to go on public display later this year at the ceremony's venue, Windsor Castle. Royal fashion fans will be able to get a close look at the bride's silk Givenchy wedding dress and 16-foot (5-meter) veil, as well as...
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