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Walmart teams with ThredUP to sell used clothing online

May. 27, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is teaming up with online resale site ThredUP.com to offer nearly 750,000 items of used women's and children's clothing and accessories items on its website. The move, announced Wednesday, marks Walmart's entry into the used clothing business, which has been a retailing bright spot....

FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2019, file photo, Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez celebrates after Game 7 of the baseball World Series against the Houston Astros in Houston. Martinez says the World Series champs will raise their banner and present their rings at their stadium with fans in attendance -- no matter how or when or if the 2020 season starts. Like his general manager, Mike Rizzo, Martinez is optimistic there will be a major league season this year and has been mapping out what a second spring training camp might look like. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Nationals players decide to wait for in-person ring ceremony

May. 23, 2020 12:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals have changed their plans for their virtual World Series ring ceremony after players decided they would rather wait until they could reunite in person to receive their new jewelry. The Nationals had announced they were going to give out the rings during a show...

Police: Man killed in shoot-out after shooting officer

May. 22, 2020 7:53 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man suspected of shooting an off-duty police officer in Tennessee was later killed in a shoot-out with officers along an interstate, Nashville police said. The unidentified man shot Officer Darrell Osment while the officer was walking his dog in plain clothes Thursday night,...

In this April 5, 2020 photo, Goop fashion director Ali Pew is poses in Los Angeles. After weeks stuck in isolation, bodies molded into beds and couches glued to TVs and computers, with little to delineate weekends from weekdays, a pronounced fashion trend is emerging in loungewear. It's comfy, everyday clothing with a bit more refinement, unfussy, minimal, but pulled together enough for a zoom conference call with your boss. (Oliver Clark via AP)

Quarantine fashion: Buyers ditch PJs for elevated loungewear

May. 11, 2020 12:31 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — When Los Angeles-based fashion blogger Jacey Duprie finally emerged from days in sweats, changing into black jeans, an ankle-length camel sweater and Gucci loafers, she counted it as one of those “very big victories that used to be small victories.” Since people have spent weeks...

This combination photo shows musician/composer Aurlus Mabele, from left, writer Luis Sepulveda, shoemaker Sergio Rossi and chef Floyd Cardoz. The coronavirus has claimed the lives of artists and artisans, writers and actors, musicians and media figures. (Liza Monet via AP, from left, Marta Fernandez/Europa Press via AP, Sergio Rossi Family via AP and AP Photo)

Luminaries Lost: A look at some of the artists lost to virus

May. 7, 2020 12:26 PM EDT

A man made to make shoes. The king of the Congolese dance hall. A novelist in exile. In the first of an occasional series, The Associated Press takes a look at figures in arts, entertainment and culture who have died after contracting the coronavirus. ___ SERGIO ROSSI, SHOEMAKER Sergio Rossi learned shoemaking...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, International Boxing Federation super middleweight champion James DeGale of England takes some water during a workout with his coach in the ring at Gleason's gym in the Brooklyn borough of New York, in New York. The head of the British Boxing Board of Control said Wednesday May 6, 2020, the body was working on an

The 'sweet science' of boxing looking into spit science

May. 6, 2020 1:03 PM EDT

The “sweet science” may adopt a bit of spit science under a plan to protect itself from the coronavirus when boxing resumes in Britain, possibly in July. The head of the British Boxing Board of Control said Wednesday the body was working on an "apparatus” that would allow fighters to safely...

A man wearing a mask walks by a window display at a J Crew store in Rockefeller Center, Saturday, May 2, 2020, in New York. On April 30, the company announced it would apply for bankruptcy protection amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

J.Crew files for Chapter 11 as pandemic chokes retail sector

May. 4, 2020 3:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Struggling fashion brand J.Crew has filed for bankruptcy protection, the first major retailer to do so since the coronavirus pandemic forced most stores across the United States to close their doors. More retail bankruptcies are expected in coming weeks, with Neiman Marcus and J.C. Penney...

FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, a macro XRF scanner is used to study in minute detail the surface of Johannes Vermeer's 17th century masterpiece

Hi-tech scans get under skin of 'Girl with a Pearl Earring'

Apr. 28, 2020 6:18 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Researchers using a battery of modern imaging techniques have gotten under the skin of Johannes Vermeer's “Girl with a Pearl Earring,” but tests haven't answered the key question about the world famous painting's enigmatic subject. “Who was the...

In this Aug. 5, 2015 photo, astronomer Lucianne Walkowicz looks at solar flares on the sun through a telescope at the Adler Planetarium's observatory in Chicago. Walkowicz is suing the maker of American Girl dolls, alleging the Wisconsin company stole her likeness and name to create its astronaut doll.  (Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune via AP)

Astronomer files trademark lawsuit against American Girl

Apr. 24, 2020 1:43 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An astronomer in Chicago has sued the maker of American Girl dolls, alleging the Wisconsin company stole her likeness and name to create its astronaut doll. The federal trademark lawsuit filed in Madison this week by Lucianne Walkowicz asks American Girl and its parent company,...

FILE - This is a Jan. 27, 2020 file photo of The Supreme Court in Washington. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)

High court rules for Connecticut company in trademark case

Apr. 23, 2020 5:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is making it easier to get certain monetary awards in trademark infringement lawsuits. The justices sided unanimously Thursday with a Connecticut company, Romag, in its lawsuit against fashion accessory company Fossil. Romag sells magnetic snaps that fasten wallets,...