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FILE- In this Nov. 16, 2018, photo an assembly line worker packages items from an online order to be shipped out of a Target store in Edison, N.J. Target is offering same-day delivery on thousands of items for $9.99 per order through a delivery startup it purchased nearly two years ago. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
June 13, 2019 - 9:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — How much would you be willing to pay to get those diapers within an hour or so? In the latest salvo in the delivery wars, Target is offering same-day delivery on thousands of items for $9.99 per order through a delivery startup it purchased nearly two years ago Until now, Target...
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June 13, 2019 - 8:05 am
(NEW YORK) -- Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of Reddit, husband of Serena Williams and father of their daughter, Olympia, is on a mission to get dads the mandated right to take paid paternity leave. He and Dove Men+Care are asking men and women to sign The Pledge for Paternity Leave. Ohanian plans...
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June 13, 2019 - 5:14 am
(DENVER) -- Colorado has generated more than $1 billion by selling marijuana. The state legalized weed in 2014. Since then, total sales have exceeded $6.56 billion, according to the state's department of revenue. "Today's report continues to show that Colorado's cannabis industry is thriving, but...
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June 12, 2019 - 3:49 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Forget Superman, it was Delta Airlines to the rescue for a group of students and their chaperones who recently found themselves stranded in an airport before the first leg of a long-awaited summer trip to Virginia and Washington D.C. On June 2, fifth graders, parents and teachers from...
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Marvel Studios
June 12, 2019 - 3:17 pm
(NEW YORK) -- WARNING: "AVENGERS: ENDGAME" SPOILERS AHEAD. What better way to say goodbye to Tony Stark than in the very place his superpowered friends did? Eagle-eyed fans on Reddit thought there was something familiar about a rustic lakeside cabin in Georgia that was listed on Airbnb, and they...
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June 12, 2019 - 3:13 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Even as 11 states, plus Washington, D.C., have legalized recreational cannabis, lawmakers have struggled to find consensus on the question of whether employers could reject an applicant over their pot use. Now Nevada has become the first to push through that protection. Nevada Gov...
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June 12, 2019 - 2:15 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Add New York University's medical center to the list of educational and cultural institutions that says it will no longer take money from the Sacklers, the family that owns OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma. Purdue Pharma faces thousands of lawsuits for its role in the opioid...
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June 12, 2019 - 12:49 pm
(DETROIT) -- Ford Motor Company has issued safety recalls for more than a million cars. The model most affected by the series of recalls are Ford Explorer SUVs that were made between 2011 and 2017 due to an issue with suspension toe link fractures, which can diminish steering control, the company...
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June 12, 2019 - 5:32 am
(NEW YORK) -- A Virginia mother has created a clever solution for time-crunched parents who want to send their kids to school with a healthy lunch. Heather Stouffer, founder of Mom Made Foods, has created the Lunchwich -- an already-made, frozen sandwich that thaws just in time to eat. "It can be...
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Nike
June 11, 2019 - 8:41 pm
(NEW YORK) -- When Nike rolled out its "plus size" mannequins for the launch of the new "Women by Nike" floor in NikeTown London last week, many cheered that the athletic company was promoting a more realistic body type. Others, however, decried the move as dangerous, saying that Nike was promoting...
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