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You Go, Girl: Lena Dunham Launches Lifestyle Newsletter with Feminist Focus

There’s a new celebrity lifestyle project on the block, and this one’s coming from Emmy-nominated TV producer and Taylor Swift BFF Lena …

Feminism

Nick Gordon served with $10 million lawsuit on behalf of Bobbi Kristina Brown

Bobbi Kristina Brown's boyfriend, Nick Gordon, was officially served with a $10 million lawsuit on Sunday in Florida. The civil lawsuit, filed on behalf of the only daughter of the late Whitney Houston and Bobbi Brown, accuses him of both physically assaulting and stealing thousands from …

Is the American Dream dying?

Cezar Iordan came to the U.S. from Romania when he was 20.<p>He didn't know anyone, and he didn't speak English. He had only $100 in his pocket. But he was determined to succeed.<p>Now 10 years later, Iordan runs a successful moving business called Moovers Chicago. He has a bachelor's degree, and owns a …

El Chapo embodies all of America's misguided anxieties about Mexico

He exemplifies our story of Mexico as impoverished, backward, violent, dirty, dumb – a corrupt state, a failing state, a failed state<p>Americans need Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman like a machine needs grease. We don’t need the flesh and blood of the infamous Mexican drug lord, who escaped from prison for …

Mexico

Free college? It doesn't fix everything

Here is one solution to the rising cost of college: Make it free. That's what a group of anonymous donors in Kalamazoo, Mich., accomplished a decade ago for local students. Almost every high school graduate in the town is eligible for a scholarship covering from two-thirds up to the entire cost of …

College & University

10 New Artists You Need to Know: July 2015

Once again, we talked to 10 of the hottest artists who are climbing the charts, breaking the Internet or just dominating our office stereos. This …

Music

Harper Lee's bombshell of a book

<b>(CNN) —</b> After months of speculation, we have in our hands the second novel by Harper Lee, "Go Set a Watchman" -- published 55 years after "To Kill a Mockingbird" appeared to loud acclaim in 1960, with a major film adaptation in 1962.<p>"Watchman" is, in fact, a bombshell of a book, as it presents …

Literature

De’Andre Johnson Tells 'GMA' Racial Slur Didn’t Justify Hitting Woman In The Face

“It doesn’t matter. What matters is that I shouldn’t have raised my hand to her.”<p>In an interview published Tuesday morning, recently dismissed Florida State quarterback De’Andre Johnson told "Good Morning America" that the alleged use of a racial slur by a woman at a bar didn’t justify his punching …

Florida State University

Report: NFLPA looking into Dez collusion with Cowboys-Broncos

According to a report the Cowboys and Broncos did discuss Dez Bryant's contract and how it relates to the wide receiver market.<p>There are many layers …

NFL

Best of Steve Spurrier at SEC media days

HOOVER, Ala. -- Every year, SEC media days seem to be the unofficial start of the college football season.<p>And every year, it always seems like media …

College Football

Reddit's chief engineer quits after losing faith in site's direction

Reddit's VP of Engineering Bethanye Blount has quit after just two months on the job, telling <i>Re/Code</i> that she lost confidence in its new direction. "There are some very aggressive implied promises being made to the community -- in comments to mods, quotes from board members -- and they're going …

Google stock jumps on report that the company has curbed hiring

As Google becomes more complex, it's trying to find ways to make itself more efficient, specifically by being increasingly judicious about hiring in areas that don't have clear business objectives.<p>This is something analysts and investors have been barking about on recent earnings calls: As Google's …

Microsoft made Windows 10 free to help boost Windows Phone

That's one way to think about 'mobile first'<p>In an interview with <i>ZDNet's</i> Mary Jo Foley, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella went in-depth on his strategy with Windows Phone. It has been the subject of much debate and no small amount of confusion thanks to the relatively vague statements Nadella made as he …

Windows Phone

Fake Bloomberg news report drives Twitter stock up 8%

Twitter just can’t catch a break. Early Tuesday, a fake website parading as Bloomberg posted a story that said the social media site is talks to be …

GM to keep sponsoring Kid Rock concerts, discuss flag issue

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors said Tuesday it'll continue its sponsorship of Kid Rock's summer concert tour, despite a request by a Detroit activist …

Kid Rock

American Apparel investor Standard General sues Charney | Reuters

(Reuters) - Hedge fund Standard General LP has sued American Apparel Inc’s ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney for the first time, the latest move in a bitter legal saga that began after he was fired in December.<p>The American Apparel factory headquarters is pictured in Los Angeles, California July 7, …

Hedge Funds

Apple advances on diversity, slowly

Apple is making slow progress on the diversity of its workforce.<p>Global Human Resources Chief Denise Young Smith said at <i>Fortune</i> Brainstorm Tech on …

Are Low Gas Prices Here to Stay?

Why Yellen Will Wait Until December to Raise Rates

Salmonella Scare Causes Recall of 1.7 Million lbs of Frozen Chicken

A Maine-based food company is recalling 1,707,494 lbs of chicken, fearing it could be contaminated with salmonella.<p>According to the U.S. Department …

North American rail layoffs on the rise amid slump in cargo and profits

Additional railway layoffs loom on top of more than 1,000 job cuts this year as North American carriers including Union Pacific Corp. and Canadian National Railway Co. try to cushion a second-quarter earnings slump.<p>The reason: Shipments of grain and energy products are weakening, with carloads in …

Honda pays $24m to settle race discrimination claim

<b>Honda has agreed to pay $24m (£15m) to settle US claims that it discriminated against some customers based on race.</b><p>An investigation by US regulators found that the Japanese company charged African American and Hispanic owners higher interest rates on car loans.<p>Regulators found that they paid on …

Wal-Mart accused of same-sex bias in class-action lawsuit

A Massachusetts woman filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday accusing Wal-Mart of wrongly denying employee benefits for same-sex spouses.<p>Jacqueline Cote says Wal-Mart repeatedly denied medical insurance for her wife before 2014, when the retail giant started offering benefits for same-sex spouses.<p>The …

Asia stock markets uneven after China's 2Q growth data

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shanghai stocks lost ground on Wednesday despite China's better-than-expected economic growth in the second quarter, with …

Stock Markets