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Leading Tattoo Artists Help Wounded Israelis with Scars

CORPORATE | By Tia Goldenberg | Oct 23
At an event organized by a group called Artists 4 Israel, 11 tattoo artists from around the world splashed bold graphics on the wounded Israelis this week, transforming their pain into a source of pride.

Officials Say They Cannot Enforce Hawaii Fishing Contracts

LEGAL | By Caleb Jones | Oct 23
Federal officials cannot enforce a contract being proposed by the commercial fishing industry as a solution to concerns about foreign fishing crews in Hawaii, leaving the industry responsible for enforcing its own rules.

Sanders Tells Soda Tax Opponents to Stop Using His Name

CORPORATE | By Janie Har | Oct 22
Saying that consuming too much sugar is a serious health problem, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders told the soft drink industry to stop using his name in ads fighting proposed soda taxes in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Luxury Goods Market Hampered by Terror Threats, U.S. Election

FINANCE | By Colleen Barry | Oct 22
The terror threat in Europe, a strong dollar and uncertainty over the U.S. presidential elections have eroded the confidence of the globe's big-spenders, holding luxury purchases flat in 2016.

Crying Inside? Creepy Craze No Joke for Real Clowns

CORPORATE | By Michael Balsamo | Oct 21
This year's nationwide creepy clown craze has become a nightmare before Halloween for actual, working clowns, who say their bookings at parties and other events have dropped sharply.

$4 a Month? Social Security Recipients to Get Tiny Increase

FINANCE | By Stephen Ohlemacher | Oct 20
Millions of Social Security recipients and federal retirees will get a 0.3 percent increase in monthly benefits next year, the fifth year in a row that older Americans will have to settle for historically low raises.

Brexit Costs UK Its Spot Among Top 5 Investment Destinations

FINANCE | By Pan Pylas | Oct 19
Britain has lost its place as one of the top five investment destinations in the wake of the country's decision to leave the European Union, according to a survey released Monday.

Planned Parenthood Celebrates Centennial As Its Foes Bristle

CORPORATE | By David Crary | Oct 18
Planned Parenthood's 100th anniversary celebrations this weekend come with a sense of relief for the group that traces its roots to a time when women could not vote and contraception was illegal.

'Economic Bubble'? Spain Nears 300 Days Without a Government

LEGAL | By Ciaran Giles | Oct 17
Spain is about to pass 300 days without a government. But guess what? Few Spaniards seem bothered by that as the country's economy roars ahead.

Wells Fargo's Earnings Fall As Bank Deals with Scandal

FINANCE | By Ken Sweet | Oct 17
Wells Fargo's earnings slipped in the third quarter, the bank said Friday, as the banking giant started dealing with the aftermath of a sales practices scandal that has consumed it in recent weeks.

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