Consumer Discretionary

LA Dodgers gear: World Series merchandise flying off shelves at Dick's Sporting Goods

7 hours ago   |   ABC

Los Angeles Dodgers fans are gearing up for the first World Series game on Tuesday.
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Verizon store employee charged for sending himself customer's nudes

10 hours ago   |   ABC

An employee at a cell phone store in Illinois faces criminal charges for sending a customer's nudes without her knowledge or consent.
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Profile: ‘Friday Black' Uses Fantasy and Blistering Satire to Skewer Racism and Consumer Culture

11 hours ago   |   NY Times

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah's debut story collection has been compared to works by literary masters like Isaac Babel, Ralph Ellison and Anton Chekhov.
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Cyber Saturday-Facebook's ‘War Room' Is a Marketing Ploy

13 hours ago   |   Fortune

In response to mounting criticism from consumers, citizens, and lawmakers, Facebook is pursuing a public relations blitz. The media giant wants to change people's perceptions...
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Nonfiction: The Man Who Pioneered Food Safety

18 hours ago   |   NY Times

In “The Poison Squad,” Deborah Blum tells the story of the early-20th-century U.S.D.A. inspector who changed the way we think about food.
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Mondelez CEO Cooks Up A New Recipe for the Oreo Maker

1 day ago   |   Fortune

How does Oreo cookie yogurt sound to you? Or what about hot chicken wing and wasabi-flavored Oreos? These are snacks that Mondelez CEO Dirk Van de Put is cooking up for...
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Cyber Saturday-Facebook's ‘War Room' Is a Marketing Ploy

1 day ago   |   Fortune

In response to mounting criticism from consumers, citizens, and lawmakers, Facebook is pursuing a public relations blitz. The media giant wants to change people's perceptions...
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Frozen food company recalls egg products over salmonella, listeria concerns

1 day ago   |   WGN TV

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Authorities say a Minnesota frozen food and packing company is recalling more than 212,000 pounds of ready-to-eat pork and chicken products that contain...
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Parents Can Curb Kids' Materialism

Parents Can Curb Kids' Materialism

1 day ago   |   Psych Central

Parents who are worried about their kids being materialistic can curb these tendencies, according to new research. And that's good news, as materialism has been linked to a...
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Hackers Breach HealthCare.Gov System, Threatening the Data of 75,000 People

1 day ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

A government computer system that interacts with HealthCare.gov was hacked earlier this month, compromising the sensitive personal data of some 75,000 people, officials said...
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Warren says she took DNA test to help rebuild 'trust in government'

Warren says she took DNA test to help rebuild 'trust in government'

She was trying to bring transparency back into government, the incumbent U.S. senator says. Read more ...

6 shot near Jacksonville Jaguars stadium, deputies say

6 shot near Jacksonville Jaguars stadium, deputies say

Six people have been shot near TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville on Sunday afternoon, authorities confirmed. Read more ...

Mega Millions players ponder how to spend record $1.6B prize

Mega Millions players ponder how to spend record $1.6B prize

With the Mega Millions lottery jackpot at a record $1.6 billion, people are snapping up tickets at convenience stores across the U.S. Read more ...

'Halloween' scares up $77.5 million in ticket sales

'Halloween' scares up $77.5 million in ticket sales

Forty years later, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences to the movie theaters for a good scare. Read more ...

Cam Newton rallies Panthers to 21-17 win over Eagles

Cam Newton rallies Panthers to 21-17 win over Eagles

The Panthers overcame a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter Read more ...

Migrant caravan vows to continue march toward US border

Migrant caravan vows to continue march toward US border

A caravan of Central American migrants, whose numbers have swelled to about 5,000 people, vowed to resume their march to the US frontier on Sunday, a day after Mexican riot... Read more ...

Saints beat Ravens after Justin Tucker misses extra point

Saints beat Ravens after Justin Tucker misses extra point

Justin Tucker missed the first extra point of his career at a bad time as the Saints beat the Ravens. Read more ...

No winners drawn in Saturday night's Powerball drawing, sending its jackpot...

No winners drawn in Saturday night's Powerball drawing, sending its jackpot soaring over $620 million while Mega Millions is over $1.6 billion

There were no winners in Saturday night's Powerball lottery drawing, putting the jackpot at $620 million . No one won the last Mega Millions drawing either, sending its jackpot... Read more ...

Rajon Rondo, Chris Paul, Brandon Ingram suspended for roles in...

Rajon Rondo, Chris Paul, Brandon Ingram suspended for roles in Lakers-Rockets fight

Brandon Ingram, Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul were suspended for the fight that broke out late in the Lakers' home opener. Read more ...

Eric Reid's wild day: Anthem protest, fight and ‘sellout' finger-point

Eric Reid's wild day: Anthem protest, fight and ‘sellout' finger-point

PHILADELPHIA - Eric Reid and Malcolm Jenkins turned the fight for racial and social justice into a skirmish on the field. Reid then put Jenkins on blast, calling the Eagles... Read more ...