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Man-made diamonds are the new engagement ring trend

Man-made diamonds are the new engagement ring trend

For many couples who recently cemented their commitment to each other with an engagement, the choice of ring featured not natural but man-made gemstones — including the center diamond. While a diamond continues to be the most popular type of engagement stone, nearly one in four engagement rings in 2021 featured a man-made center stone,…MORE

How Costco, Sam’s Club and BJ’s won the pandemic
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How Costco, Sam’s Club and BJ’s won the pandemic

Few companies have gained more of an advantage during the pandemic than America’s warehouse club giants. During the early days of Covid, shoppers flooded into Costco, BJ’s and Sam’s Club — which were deemed “essential” businesses and stayed open through lockdowns — to load up on groceries and household staples such as toilet paper. Those…MORE

If the Supreme Court curtails abortion rights it could flip the script on the 2022 midterm elections
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If the Supreme Court curtails abortion rights it could flip the script on the 2022 midterm elections

With the looming possibility of the Supreme Court gutting Roe v. Wade, the future of reproductive rights in America is poised to become a central and potentially defining issue in the upcoming midterm elections. The high court is expected to deliver its ruling on a Mississippi law banning most abortions after 15 weeks next summer,…MORE

A Black job applicant is suing over hair discrimination, but the company says it was a misunderstanding

A Black job applicant is suing over hair discrimination, but the company says it was a misunderstanding

A Black job applicant suing an employer over hair discrimination is demanding an apology and policy change — but the company said it was a misunderstanding. Jeffrey Thornton filed a lawsuit this week against Encore Group, LLC, claiming the company denied him employment when he refused to cut his hair, which he wears in locs.…MORE

Exclusive: A 13-year-old girl’s murder over two decades ago haunted NYPD detectives. Here’s how they finally cracked open the cold case

Exclusive: A 13-year-old girl’s murder over two decades ago haunted NYPD detectives. Here’s how they finally cracked open the cold case

Omar Soriano has waited 22 years for good news from police about his younger cousin Minerliz, ever since that winter day in 1999 when the 13-year-old never returned home from school. Her body was found in a Bronx, New York, dumpster days after she went missing, prompting an exhaustive investigation that went cold but was…MORE

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