Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

 

Nike Mannequins Come in All Sizes

Booking.com The sportswear brand Nike has introduced new, inclusive mannequins to their Niketown stores in London that include representations of physically disabled and plus-sized athletes. The resource:27


Frozen Avocado Recalled On Listeria Fears

Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods said the recall is “based on strict precautionary measures after the company was informed by the [U.S. Food and Drug Administration] that a routine sampling program found a positive result for Listeria monocytogenes in one sample bag of the Product.” The resource:27


Another Carcinogen Found in Popular BP Meds

Valisure reported finding high levels of called N,N-Dimethylformamide (DMF) in specific lots of the drug. The resource:27


Study: Many LGB Teens’ Parents Acknowledge Struggle

The survey revealed that adjusting takes time. Parents who had learned about their child’s sexual orientation two years ago struggled just as much as those who had recently been told. The resource:27


2020 candidates commemorate Juneteeth, head to South Carolina

The 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are focusing on the issue of race in America, ahead of Rep. Jim Clyburn’s “World Famous Fish Fry” event in Columbia, South Carolina. The gathering is seen as a key local and national political weekend. CBSN “Red and Blue” anchor Elaine Quijano is in South Carolina with the latest.


House confronts the “inheritance of slavery” in panel on reparations

Witnesses at the hearing include Sen. Cory Booker, one of the Democratic presidential candidates, writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover


Fed wary of economic clouds, but leaves rates unchanged

Central bank officials say the economic outlook is increasingly uncertain — and signal their readiness to cut rates


How Much Work Brings Happiness? Not Much, Study Shows

On average, it only took eight hours of work per week to improve an unemployed person’s mood — with no sign of extra benefits with more time on the job. The resource:27


ICE chief confirms immigration roundups targeting families

“I don’t want to send ICE agents to their workplace, I don’t want to send ICE agents to their homes … but we have no choice,” acting ICE director Mark Morgan told reporters


Trump to award Medal of Freedom to tax-cut guru Arthur Laffer

As one of the chief architects of “supply-side” economics, theorist promoted the idea that slashing taxes drives growth