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Lawsuit Filed over L.L. Bean's 1-Year Limit on Returns

Lawsuit Filed over L.L. Bean's 1-Year Limit on Returns

Feb 17
An unhappy customer is suing L.L. Bean over its new return policy, claiming the company broke a vow to customers.

McDonald's Slims Down Happy Meals

McDonald's Slims Down Happy Meals

By Joseph Pisani | Feb 16
McDonald's will soon banish cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium, saturated fat and sugar that kids consume at its restaurants.

What's After Uno? For Struggling Toymaker Mattel, it's Dos

What's After Uno? For Struggling Toymaker Mattel, it's Dos

By Joseph Pisani | Feb 14
Mattel is launching the new card game Dos next month in hopes of giving its nearly 50-year-old Uno brand a second life.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Vastly Overstates Depth of Labor Pool

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Vastly Overstates Depth of Labor Pool

By Christopher Rugaber and Ken Thomas | Feb 14
As he envisions a manufacturing revival, President Donald Trump is telling lawmakers the U.S. has a vast, idle labor pool itching to go to work. That's a mirage.

No Philip Morris Marijuana Cigarettes on Sale

No Philip Morris Marijuana Cigarettes on Sale

Feb 14
You can buy pot-laced jerky, marijuana body oils and Valentine's themed joints in some states that have legalized cannabis in recent years. But you will not find Marlboro brand marijuana cigarettes.

Netflix Nabs Out Producer Ryan Murphy for Reported $300M Deal

Netflix Nabs Out Producer Ryan Murphy for Reported $300M Deal

Feb 14
In a major move, which Deadline calls "the biggest TV pact ever," Netflix has signed an overall deal with openly gay producer Ryan Murphy, who has picked up several Emmy, Golden Globe and Peabody Awards. The deal is reportedly worth up to $300 million.

Out Exec Pours Longtime Love of NBA, Experience Into New Arena

Out Exec Pours Longtime Love of NBA, Experience Into New Arena

By Janie McCauley | Feb 14
The COO of the Golden State Warriors has been entrusted by team owners Joe Lacob and Peter Guber to be the unofficial foreman as Chase Center goes up in the Mission Bay district of San Francisco for a scheduled opening of late summer 2019.

Opioid Makers Gave $10M to Advocacy Groups Amid Epidemic

Opioid Makers Gave $10M to Advocacy Groups Amid Epidemic

Feb 13
Companies selling some of the most lucrative prescription painkillers funneled millions of dollars to advocacy groups that in turn promoted the medications' use, according to a report released Monday by a U.S. senator.

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Feb 12
None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts.

Museum: Painting Is A Genuine Jan Steen Artwork, Not A Copy

Museum: Painting Is A Genuine Jan Steen Artwork, Not A Copy

Feb 11
A painting previously thought to be an 18th-century copy of a work by artist Jan Steen is actually an original by the Dutch master, a museum announced Friday.

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