Olivia Jennings

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NY state probes shoppers' racism charges against Macy's, Barneys

New York state's attorney general launched an investigation Tuesday into retailers Macy's Inc. and Barneys New York Inc., where black customers complained they were stopped by police after making luxury purchases.<p>State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman gave the two department store chains until …

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Here's why your coffee habit is making you fat

Raising a glass (or mug) for National Coffee Day on Sunday could pose problems for your waistline.<p>American coffee consumption is up 5 percent this year, with 83 percent of adults drinking it, according to the National Coffee Association's 2013 National Coffee Drinking Trends report.<p>The difficulty, …

Apple will never make a cheap iPhone

As we predicted a week ago, the iPhone 5C will be cheaper for Apple -- but not for you.<p>Many analysts and Apple-watchers thought that the plastic-backed iPhone 5C would come with a smaller price tag to attract new users in developing markets, such as China. But the iPhone 5C will cost $99 with a …

'Cheaper' iPhone 5C costs $600 to $800 worldwide

Apple's newly announced iPhone 5C, an "unapologetically plastic" model meant to broaden the company's reach with a substantially lower cost, is not so low-cost, it turns out. For those in other countries, the cost of the phone will generally range between $600 and $800, and in China, Apple's …

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iOS 7: hidden iPhone features that will be enabled

As Apple releases its new operating software ahead of the launch of the new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5c, we take a look at some of the exciting features that will be enabled.<p>Apple is due to release iOS 7 to the public on September 18, just ahead of the two new iPhones themselves.<p>While some of the …

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The Heroes of Olympus, Book Four: The House of Hades

• <b>Author:</b> Rick Riordan<p>At the conclusion of The Mark of Athena, Annabeth and Percy tumble into a pit leading straight to the Underworld. The other five demigods have to put aside their grief and follow Percy's instructions to find the mortal side of the Doors of Death. If they can fight their way …

The Son of Sobek

• <b>Author:</b> Rick Riordan<p>In this audio e-book short story narrated by Rick Riordan, Carter Kane is investigating rumored sightings of a monster on Long Island when he runs into something else: a mysterious boy named Percy Jackson. And their meeting isn't exactly friendly. . . .<br>Includes a sneak peek …

5 Beach-Day Secret Weapons

Summer might be quickly coming to an end (sob)—but that doesn’t mean we’re giving up our weekends at the seashore just yet.<p>We’re rounded up a collection of pocket-sized, sand-friendly supplies—compact enough to stow in your shoe while you’re swimming—to keep you tidy, sun-protected, and even a bit tipsy at the beach.<p>From a totally no-mess SPF to Steve McQueen-worthy shades, here are the must-haves you need in your bag to finish out summer with a bang.