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Concerns About Fidget Spinners Highlight Unsafe Toys Report

Concerns About Fidget Spinners Highlight Unsafe Toys Report

A consumer watchdog group says those wildly popular fidget spinners aren't as harmless as they might appear.

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BofA to Repay Released Arizona Inmates for Debit-Card Fees

BofA to Repay Released Arizona Inmates for Debit-Card Fees

By Bob Christie | Jun 23
Bank of America Corp. will repay tens of thousands of released Arizona prison inmates for what advocacy groups say were excessive charges to access money on debit cards they received when they got out of prison.

Concerns About Fidget Spinners Highlight Unsafe Toys Report

Concerns About Fidget Spinners Highlight Unsafe Toys Report

Jun 23
A consumer watchdog group says those wildly popular fidget spinners aren't as harmless as they might appear.

A Look at Illinois' Budget Mess as Lawmakers Head to Capitol

A Look at Illinois' Budget Mess as Lawmakers Head to Capitol

By Sophia Tareen | Jun 22
Already holding the title for longest state budget stalemate, Illinois is poised to enter a third year without a spending plan as the feud between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats controlling the Legislature drags on.

Study: Seattle Minimum Wage Hasn't Cut Jobs

Study: Seattle Minimum Wage Hasn't Cut Jobs

By Gene Johnson | Jun 22
Seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law has boosted pay for restaurant workers without costing jobs, according to a study released Tuesday.

Liz Weston: Are You Afraid to Look at Your Finances?

Liz Weston: Are You Afraid to Look at Your Finances?

By Liz Weston, Nerd Wallet | Jun 22
Not wanting to confront unpaid bills is a perfectly understandable, if unfortunate, reaction to a bad financial situation. And it's not just people in extreme debt who might be afraid to look.

Small Food Makers Wonder About Amazon-Whole Foods Impact

Small Food Makers Wonder About Amazon-Whole Foods Impact

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Jun 22
Among the many questions being asked about Amazon's intended purchase of Whole Foods is one from small and medium-sized food manufacturers: How might this deal affect me?

 Barbie's Companion Ken Gets New Looks: Man Bun, Beefy Bod

Barbie's Companion Ken Gets New Looks: Man Bun, Beefy Bod

By Joseph Pisani | Jun 21
He's been overshadowed by Barbie for decades, but now Ken is finally getting some attention. Mattel is introducing 15 new looks for the male doll, including different skin tones, body shapes and hair styles.

 Justices Say Government Can't Refuse Disparaging Trademarks

Justices Say Government Can't Refuse Disparaging Trademarks

By Sam Hananel | Jun 21
The Supreme Court says the government can't refuse to register trademarks that are considered offensive.

Shootings Kill or Injure at Least 19 U.S. Children Each Day

Shootings Kill or Injure at Least 19 U.S. Children Each Day

By Lindsey Tanner | Jun 21
Shootings kill or injure at least 19 U.S. children each day, with boys, teenagers and blacks most at risk, according to a government study that paints a bleak portrait of persistent violence.

White House to Negotiate Tax Overhaul Behind Closed Doors

White House to Negotiate Tax Overhaul Behind Closed Doors

By Josh Boak and Stephen Ohlemacher | Jun 21
The White House plans to privately negotiate a massive overhaul of the tax system with Republican leaders in Congress, possibly giving rank-and-file members little if any say over the finished product.

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