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Designer Sonia Rykiel, 'Queen of Knitwear,' Dies at 86

By Angela Charlton | Aug 25
Sonia Rykiel, a French designer dubbed the "queen of knitwear" whose relaxed sweaters in berry-colored stripes and eye-popping motifs helped liberate women from stuffy suits, has died. She was 86.

Federal Judge Puts Starbucks Lawsuit on Ice

By Brian Melley | Aug 25
A federal judge has thrown cold water on a lawsuit that claimed Starbucks defrauded customers by adding ice to its cold beverages.

Paisley Park, Home of Price Opens for Public Tours Oct. 6

By Steve Karnowski | Aug 25
Paisley Park, the private estate and studio complex of the late rock superstar Prince, will open for daily public tours starting Oct. 6, the trust company overseeing his estate announced Wednesday

And Then There Was One: Last Howard Johnson's Remains

By David Sharp | Aug 24
The closing of one of the last two Howard Johnson's restaurants will mark the end of its fried clam strips, ice cream and other menu staples that nourished baby boomers and leave the once-proud restaurant chain teetering on the brink of extinction.

Royal Treatment: Creating a New Look for the Queen Mary 2

By Beth J. Harpaz | Aug 23
What a daunting assignment for an interior designer: Redecorate the Queen Mary 2. The ship relaunched earlier this summer after $132 million in renovations.

KFC Drums Up Business by Giving Away Chicken-Scented Sunscreen

Aug 23
KFC gave away 3,000 bottles of sunscreen that it said smelled like fried chicken to drum up buzz for its Extra Crispy chicken.

Utah Restaurant Staff to Stop Open-Carrying Guns

Aug 23
A Utah restaurant known for kilt-clad servers who openly carry firearms will have to keep them under wraps starting this week.

Farmers Seek Tax Credit for Donations to Food Pantries

By David Klepper | Aug 23
Each year New York farmers give millions of pounds of apples, squash, corn or other agricultural products to the state's food banks. Now they're looking to get some credit for those good deeds - a tax credit.

Speedo USA Becomes the First Major Sponsor to Drop Lochte

By Paul Newberry | Aug 22
Ryan Lochte lost his first major sponsor when Speedo USA announced it is dropping the swimmer over a drunken incident during the Rio Olympics that he initially described as an armed robbery.

Tanning Industry Blames 10,000 Salon Closings on Obamacare

By Kelli Kennedy | Aug 22
Business owners around the country say the little-noticed 10 percent tax on tanning in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul has crippled the industry.AP Photo/Mike Groll

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