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  • Correction: Target-Free Shipping story

    In a story Feb. 23 about Target Corp.'s free shipping policy, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Overstock.com offers free shipping only to loyalty club members. It offers free shipping on orders over $50 to all shoppers in the continental U....
  • Apple ordered to pay $532.9 million for violating patents

    Apple ordered to pay $532.9 million for violating patents
    Apple Inc. has been ordered to pay $532.9 million after a federal jury ruled that it willfully infringed on intellectual property owned by a Texas patent licensing company and used on Apple's iTunes. The company, Smartflash LLC, holds patents that cover...
  • Diversity in children's books grew (some) last year

    More children's books featured African-Americans last year, but it may be too early to applaud any real change in publishing. The number of books written by or about African-Americans almost doubled last year to 179, according to the Cooperative...
  • An Orange Moon helps add WOW to Humboldt Park area

    An Orange Moon helps add WOW to Humboldt Park area
    They call Lynne McDaniel "the goddess of WOW." But not for the wow-worthy, midcentury-modern finds in her vintage furniture shop in Humboldt Park. Rather, the title refers to McDaniel's efforts to build the WOW District, a blossoming shopping corridor...
  • Right at Home: Latin American style comes home

    The exuberant colors, textures and patterns of Latin America crafts are injecting an easy, comfortable and fun aesthetic into home decor. The look includes textured rugs, throws that evoke serape motifs and furniture with an authentically hand-turned...
  • Television Q&A: Lost 'Song of the South,' 'Fantasy Island' on DVD

    You have questions. I have some answers. Q: When I was 3 or so, my mother took me to see "Song of the South." My mother passed away shortly after, and I always wanted to have that movie, but was never on sale, because of WHAT? (Finally my son ordered one...
  • Book highlights Hampton Roads' vital role in WWII

    Book highlights Hampton Roads' vital role in WWII
    In his latest book, retired educator Joseph Freitus provides a thorough briefing to those not aware of how vital Tidewater Virginia was to World War II efforts. His "Virginia in the War Years: Military Bases, the U-Boat War and Daily Life" begins with...
  • Your financial advisor soon may need to have your best interests at heart

    For a quick take on the latest consumer news, check out Monday's Consumer Confidential segment on KTLA-TV: Financial advisors. Financial advisors aren't required to act in your best interest. They just have to steer you into "suitable" investments,...
  • Drones are the new buzz in ag business

    Expect to see drones flying over vineyards, orchards and fields soon. A Hayden, Idaho, company — the first in the nation with federal permission to use unmanned aircraft for commercial agriculture — is lining up farming clients in the Yakima...
  • Target lowers free shipping minimum to $25

    MINNEAPOLIS Target Corp. is raising the online shopping stakes with the announcement Monday that it is lowering its free shipping threshold on online orders to $25 from $50. In doing so, the Minneapolis-based retailer now offers a more competitive free...
  • Target slices free-shipping minimum in half to $25

    Target slices free-shipping minimum in half to $25
    Target has sliced its minimum online purchase to qualify for free shipping in half to $25 as the Internet becomes a bigger and bigger sales hub for retailers. The minimum takes aim at competitors Wal-Mart and Amazon.com, both of which have higher...