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This photo provided by Target shows Levi Strauss & Co. home collection on display at Target.  The Jeans maker is deepening its partnership with Target Corp. by launching its first-ever home collection at the discount chain. Levi's  limited time only 100-item collection of denim-inspired tableware, quilts, pillows and other items will hit Target stores on Feb. 28, 2021. (Target via AP)

Levi's first home collection deepens Target relationship

Jan. 26, 2021 9:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeans maker Levi Strauss & Co. is deepening its partnership with Target Corp. by launching its first-ever home collection at the discount chain. Levi's limited time only 100-item collection of denim-inspired tableware, quilts, pillows and other items will be launched on Target's website...

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US to block cotton from China region targeted in crackdown

Jan. 13, 2021 9:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government announced Wednesday that it will halt imports of cotton and tomatoes from the Uighur region of China in its most sweeping action yet to pressure the Communist Party over its campaign against ethnic minorities. Officials said Customs and Border Protection will use its...

Alexandra Orozco stands for a portrait outside of the closed J.C. Penney where she was laid off from, in Delano, Calif., on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020. Orozco began working part-time at the department store when she was 18, and in nearly four years rose through the ranks from cashier to freight team associate. (Madeline Tolle/The Fuller Project via AP)

Pandemic crushes global supply chains, workers at both ends

Dec. 22, 2020 10:07 AM EST

In her last weeks working the freight shift at the local J.C. Penney store, Alexandra Orozco took out her phone and hit record. The 22-year-old shot a video of the giant black-and-red ’Everything Must go!” posters, and posted it on TikTok in October. “Slowing losing my job,” she wrote...

Alexandra Orozco stands for a portrait outside of the closed J.C. Penney where she was laid off from, in Delano, Calif., on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020. Orozco began working part-time at the department store when she was 18, and in nearly four years rose through the ranks from cashier to freight team associate. (Madeline Tolle/The Fuller Project via AP)

Pandemic crushes global supply chains, workers at both ends

Dec. 22, 2020 10:06 AM EST

In her last weeks working the freight shift at the local J.C. Penney store, Alexandra Orozco took out her phone and hit record. The 22-year-old shot videos as she and her co-workers slid down a metal shoot (technically meant for empty boxes) in the store room, their heads falling back laughing, and posted them on...

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Families of shooting victims sue sellers of 'ghost guns'

Dec. 8, 2020 12:37 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Families of those killed and wounded in a rural California shooting rampage three years ago are suing manufacturers and sellers of “ghost gun” kits that provide easy-to-assemble firearm parts that make it difficult to track or regulate owners. A pair of wrongful death...