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The Big Money Behind Sneaker Culture

May 6
"Sneakerheads" sink thousands of dollars into coveted athletic footwear.

Aeropostale, One-Time Mall King, Seeks Bankruptcy Protection

May 6
Aeropostale, once the vibrant epicenter of the U.S. mall scene, is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and closing 20 percent of its stores in North America.

Nuns to Sell Estate, Move Tomb of 2nd American-Born Saint

May 6
A Roman Catholic religious order announced Tuesday that it would sell its suburban Philadelphia estate and move the tomb of the second American-born saint, a banker's daughter who gave up her wealth to become a nun.

4 Reasons Why Aeropostale Lost Its Cool

By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 5
Aeropostale Inc., once a popular mall destination for teens, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, becoming the latest victim in the fast-changing retail landscape.

Ag Groups Seek Exemption from Scrutiny

By Candice Choi and Mary Clare Jalonick | May 5
Congress is pushing the Agriculture Department to exempt the groups behind promotional campaigns like "The Incredible, Edible Egg" and "Pork, the Other White Meat" from public scrutiny of their internal operations.

Stella & Dot CEO on Building Accessory Empire

May 5
The company's mission is to empower women to become entrepreneurs through what it calls "social selling."

Mayor Tells New Yorkers Not to Eat at Chick-fil-A

May 4
"What the ownership of Chick-fil-A has said is wrong," the mayor said at a press conference Tuesday night.

Target Faces Backlash on Stance on Transgender Bathrooms

By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 4
Consumer backlash is growing against Target's stance on what type of bathrooms its transgender customers and employees can use.

Texas Court Blocks Houston from Using Tougher Clean-Air Laws

By Juan A. Lozano | May 4
Houston's efforts to use local clean air laws to regulate pollution in the home of the nation's largest petrochemical complex were halted Friday by a Texas Supreme Court ruling in favor of energy and chemical companies.

Tiny Nebraska Town Says No to 1,100 Jobs, Citing Way of Life

By Scott McFetridge | May 4
The village board unanimously voted against the proposed $300 million plant, and two weeks later, the company said they'd take their plant - and money - elsewhere.

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