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Breaking down the gender stereotypes in kids' clothing

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:41pm

Pink for girls. Truck motifs for boys. A growing number of parents want to get outside those parameters when it comes to dressing their kids.

Farewell to VCRs: Japanese maker to shelve once-hit product

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:40pm

Japanese electronics maker Funai Electric Co. says it's yanking the plug on the world's last video cassette recorder.

'Pokemon Go' players stumble on hidden history

Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:31pm

Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by — until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the "Pokemon Go" trail.

Japan sees trade surplus in June as imports drop 19 percent

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:20pm

Japan reports it posted a better-than-expected trade surplus in June, as imports fell nearly 19 percent, outpacing a more modest decline in exports.

China to shut political, social news sites run by websites

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:00pm

Beijing authorities have shut down several edgy news programs run by major web portals in the latest round of efforts to restrict reporting of political and social news.

The Latest: Meeting starts between ASEAN and China

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 9:50pm

The Latest on the meeting of foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (all times local):

High Times: Lil Wayne cut short concert at California event

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 5:30pm

High Times says it is "awaiting an explanation" from Lil Wayne's representatives after the rapper's performance at its Cannabis Cup event in Southern California.

Utah car dealers weighing in on Tesla court fight

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 5:23pm

Car dealers in Utah are pushing back against Tesla's court effort to sell its sleek electronic cars in the state.

Gas prices drop 7 cents to $2.22 a gallon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 3:26pm

The average price of gasoline has dropped 7 cents over the past three weeks to $2.22 a gallon for regular grade.

'Star Trek Beyond' soars with $59.6M at weekend box office

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 2:49pm

"Star Trek Beyond" has landed atop the weekend box office.

Verizon said to be buyer of Yahoo for $5 billion: Reports

Ken Sweet and Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 2:42pm

Verizon has agreed to buy online portal Yahoo Inc. for roughly $5 billion, according to multiple media reports, each citing a single unnamed source.

'Star Trek Beyond' soars with $59.6M at weekend box office

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 2:41pm

"Star Trek Beyond" has landed atop the weekend box office.

Al Gore's daughter due in court after June pipeline protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 2:00pm

Former Vice President Al Gore's daughter and other activists are due in court after being arrested during a natural gas pipeline protest in Boston.

Airbnb sues hometown San Francisco over rental regulation

Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 11:51am

San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and other online platforms to follow some rules, and it wants the platforms to advertise only those rule-abiding listings — or face steep fines.

Democrats will meet in a city of great economic inequality

Kathy Matheson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 11:30am

When the Democrats come to the City of Brotherly Love to nominate Hillary Clinton for president and the talk turns to income inequality and the 1 percent, Exhibit A will be right outside their windows: Philadelphia itself.

Provo airport expansion could create up to 700 jobs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:50am

A proposed expansion of Provo's airport could mean hundreds of new jobs and more airline service.

Swedish ex-prime minister Thorbjorn Falldin dead at 90

Malin Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 9:00am

Thorbjorn Falldin, a pipe-smoking sheep farmer who became prime minister in Sweden's first non-Socialist government after World War II, has died at 90.

As a test, NKU economist 'goes on' food stamps for a year

Fatima Hussein, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 8:40am

An expert's opinion on poverty is only as good as their experience. That's the reason Janet Harrah, a Northern Kentucky University economist, decided to live one year on food stamps, also known as SNAP benefits.

Spanish minister: No EU budget fines for Spain, Portugal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 8:40am

Spain's acting economy minister says he doesn't expect the European Union to fine Spain or Portugal for not reducing their budget deficits below prescribed levels.

Southern Illinois lacks hospitals with trauma centers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 8:11am

Southern Illinois residents continue to lack easy access to hospitals with trauma centers that offer specialized care for severe injuries.