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What is slow fashion? Movement toward more sustainable style is expanding

(NEW YORK) -- As we continue to celebrate Earth Month, it's important to spotlight the "slow fashion" movement aiming to make fashion more sustainable for people and the planet. While we've been living in a "more is more" cycle of clothing production for years, this toxic cycle is negatively impacting…... Read More

Sustainable snacks that taste good and do good for the environment

(NEW YORK) -- Sustainable snacking has never been easier this Earth Day with new inventive and delicious upcycled products that fight food waste. Whether it's pulp, peels or stems from various produce, check out the companies that have created crave-worthy bites out of upcycled ingredients that not only taste good,…... Read More

This bathing suit fits seven sizes, is ethically made and sustainable

(NEW YORK) -- For some women, finding a great bathing suit can be just as hard as finding a pair of jeans. Swimsuit company Youswim is hoping to help women get the perfect fit with their flexible suit that fits seven sizes. "We’re on a mission to turn the tide…... Read More

Consumer regulatory agency issues 'urgent warning' about Peloton treadmill

(NEW YORK) -- The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued an "urgent warning" for people to stop using Peloton's Tread+ treadmill if they have small children or pets at home, one month after the company revealed that a child died in an accident involving the workout equipment. The federal regulatory…... Read More

Meghan Markle’s favorite maternity brand launches collaboration in time for Mother’s Day

(NEW YORK) -- HATCH, known as Meghan Markle’s favorite maternity brand, just launched a three-piece shoe collection made for mom. The Keds x HATCH Collection features three Keds favorites with new details from HATCH. HATCH is known for their stylish and comfortable maternity wear but this is their first footwear…... Read More

FCC shares tips to prevent, stop robocalls

(NEW YORK) -- Robocalls may seem endless these days. In March alone, an estimated 4.9 billion calls were reportedly made, according to YouMail -- which is equivalent to 15 calls for each person each month in the U.S. Currently, the most popular category of robocalls are auto warranties. “There is…... Read More

Friends open restaurant that exclusively employs formerly incarcerated individuals

(PHILADELPHIA) -- Two friends from Philadelphia are on a mission to reduce the city's recidivism rates by running a pizza shop run exclusively by formerly incarcerated men and women. "We're changing the quality of life for our community by being the hand that feeds and teaching others to do the…... Read More

HipDot Cosmetics partners with Reese's for new makeup collection

(NEW YORK) -- If you are an equal parts fan of peanut butter candy and beautiful makeup, there's a new collab that has your tastes written all over it. HipDot Cosmetics has teamed up with Reese's Peanut Butter Cups to create a full makeup collection. The latest limited-edition launch features…... Read More

Coinbase set to go public in 'watershed event' for cryptocurrency

(NEW YORK) -- The popular cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase will become a publicly traded company listed on the Nasdaq Wednesday. The direct listing will mark the first time a major digital currency platform has gone public in the U.S. Nasdaq set an initial price of $250 per share and Coinbase…... Read More

Why this financial expert has a retirement alter ego: Money tips for single women

(NEW YORK) -- Women often talk about finding financial freedom, but single women especially need to think about being financially whole, according to Tiffany Aliche, a personal finance expert who is known as "The Budgetnista" to her hundreds of thousands of followers on social media. "The goal is to really…... Read More

How local, organic farms help the environment and you, according to a farmer

(NEW YORK) -- About 120 miles northwest of New York City along the Delaware River, Greg Swartz and his wife, Tannis Kowalchuk, own and operate Willow Wisp Organic Farm, where they carefully cultivate 45 different kinds of vegetables and several dozen varieties of culinary herbs and cut flowers. It is…... Read More

Bernie Madoff, who ran the world's largest Ponzi scheme, is dead

(NEW YORK) -- Bernie Madoff, the disgraced former financier who ran the largest Ponzi scheme in history, has died, sources confirmed to ABC News. The 82-year-old died of natural causes while being housed at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina, sources said. Madoff, who had been on dialysis…... Read More

Iconic Cinerama Dome, Arclight Cinemas to close due to coronavirus pandemic

(LOS ANGELES) -- Arclight Cinemas and Pacific Theatres are closing down for good after months of losing business due to the coronavirus pandemic. "After shutting our doors more than a year ago, today we must share the difficult and sad news that Pacific will not be reopening its ArcLight Cinemas…... Read More

Giant screens, spartan interiors: Electric vehicles go high tech

(NEW YORK) — Electric vehicles are transforming how Americans "refuel." There are changes happening inside the cabin, too. No more start/stop buttons. Radio dials now programmed into massive tablets that are mounted to the center dash. Simple functions like heated seats and climate control operated via an oversized screen. Automakers…... Read More