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By Associated Press
Love her or loathe her, Barbie has been transformed again.
By Leanne Italie, Associated Press
An Argentinian lagoon turns an unnatural pink, a new Minnesota law provides alternative environments for incarcerated postpartum women and their babies and the Washington Football team bans Native American costumes and face paint from its stadium. Check out these stories…
By Deema Zein, Julia Griffin
In the our news wrap Tuesday, voters in Atlanta's northern suburbs went to the polls in a special election that's now the most expensive race ever for a seat in the U.S. House. Also, House Speaker Paul Ryan promised that…
By PBS NewsHour
Last week's New York Toy Fair introduced a number of new toys to consumers. One of the biggest hits: Toys that play with light.
By Andrew Wagner
By Dominique Bonessi
Following the reveal of of the new multiple-size Barbie line, Mattel on Monday released a Misty Copeland doll to honor the first-African American woman to be named principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.
Barbie will now come in more shapes and sizes than its iconic, and unrealistic, original form. The decision to diversify was partly about softening sales, but also about the growing sense that the doll seemed out of touch. William Brangham…
After more than a half-century of white skin, bleach-blonde hair, blue eyes and unrealistic body dimensions, Barbie dolls are getting a makeover. Mattel Inc., the company that created Barbie, is re-imagining her with different body types, skin color and hair.
About 30,000 people have been killed since 2006 in Mexico's violent drug wars. On Monday, one of the country's biggest drug traffickers was arrested in Mexico City. NPR's Jason Beaubien has more.
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