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Navigating the beauty aisle for women of color

NEW YORK — Black and other darker-skinned women had long struggled to find makeup that matched or complemented their skin. But a widening array of products is showing up at mainstream retailers with an eye toward the multicultural consumer. A big game changer was Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty ...

Is Beyond Meat overcooked?: Analysts sound alarm

NEW YORK (AP) — The price for a share of Beyond Meat almost tripled on the first day of trading in May and that was just a taste of what was to come. By the end of the day Monday, the stock had gained an additional 30 percent. But on Tuesday, Wall Street got a case of heartburn after two ...

Millennial Money: What couples gain by merging finances

As a millennial couple, you and your partner might not be planning to blend finances even if you’ve been together for a while. Venmo is convenient, after all; the peer-to-peer money transfer app makes it easy to split costs like rent and utilities. Or perhaps you’ve each agreed to pay ...

Oregon preparing for possible interstate pot commerce

By ANDREW SELSKY The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. — With an eye toward making Oregon as big in pot as it is in craft brews and pinot noir, the state House passed a bill Tuesday that would empower the governor to enter agreements with other states for the transfer of marijuana. The ...

Back-and-forth trade moves leave businesses uncertain, wary

NEW YORK — Jeff Schwager is wondering whether it truly makes sense to sell his company’s cheese outside the U.S. Schwager’s company, Sartori, faced potential retaliatory tariffs from Mexico when President Donald Trump threatened nearly two weeks ago to reopen a trade war with Mexico to ...

Behind deadline: Home projects suffer from worker shortage

By KAREN SCHWARTZ The Associated Press FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Lynn Osborne has been remodeling two homes. They are different styles, in different states, with different contractors. But there has been one constant: delays due to a shortage of skilled labor. The two-year remodel of her ...

Businesses showing discontent with Trump’s trade policies

By PAUL WISEMAN and STEVE PEOPLES The Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s aggressive and wildly unpredictable use of tariffs is spooking American business groups, which have long formed a potent force in his Republican Party. Corporate America was blindsided ...

No longer champs, Warriors brace for unclear summer

By JANIE McCAULEY The Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. — Steve Kerr still considers Golden State an ideal fit for Kevin Durant. Whether Durant sees it that way going into free agency next month, Kerr isn’t about to guess. Especially now that the two-time NBA Finals MVP is headed for ...

Raptors’ president encounter with deputy being investigated

By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and ROB GILLIES The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Prosecutors will decide whether to charge Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri with misdemeanor battery after he was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff’s deputy in the face while trying to join his team on ...

United States face Chile with chance to advance

By JENNA FRYER The Associated Press PARIS — The United States gets back on the field at the Women’s World Cup today, just as the uproar following its opening 13-0 win is quieting down. Criticized for both running up the score against Thailand and celebrating each of its ...

Lloyd adjusts to new role, but doesn’t accept it

By ANNE M. PETERSON The Asociated Press PARIS — Carli Lloyd is not accepting her new role. Not at all. Lloyd was the star of the 2015 Women’s World Cup four years ago in Canada, scoring three goals in the first 16 minutes of the final to help the U.S. national team win its third ...

Women’s World Cup Roundup: Canada advances with victory over New Zealand

GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince each had second-half goals and Canada advanced to the knockout round at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-0 victory over New Zealand on Saturday night. Fleming took a well-placed pass from Prince and scored in the 48th minute to ...

Mickelson’s quest for career grand slam put on hold again

By JOSH DUBOW The Associated Press PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Phil Mickelson looks like he won’t be able to celebrate his 49th birthday by completing the career grand slam. Needing to post a low score in the third round at Pebble Beach to get into contention Saturday, Mickelson failed to ...

Woodland leads by one at U.S. Open

By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The toughest test in this U.S. Open might be more about nerves from chasing history than Pebble Beach. Gary Woodland held it together Saturday with bold plays and two unlikely pars for a 2-under 69, giving him a one-shot lead ...

Lakers, Pelicans, agree on Anthony Davis trade

By BRETT MARTEL The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis will wind up with LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers after all. The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade the disgruntled Davis to the Lakers for point guard Lonzo Ball, forward Brandon Ingram, shooting guard Josh ...

Fans cheer on the champion Blues

By JIM SALTER The Associated Press ST. LOUIS — After a half-century of disappointment, even Mother Nature didn’t dare spoil the celebration of St. Louis’ first-ever Stanley Cup championship. A morning downpour fizzled to a light rain by the time the parade began Saturday, and the ...

Henderson leads by two at Meijer LPGA Classic

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Brooke Henderson birdied the final three holes Saturday for a 3-under 69 and a two-stroke lead over Annie Park in the Meijer LPGA Classic, with Lexi Thompson three shots back after matching the course record with a 62. Trying to break a tie for the Canadian ...

Sale strikes out 10, leading Red Sox past Orioles, 7-2

By The Associated Press BALTIMORE — Chris Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on Saturday. Sale (3-7) gave up two runs, six hits and a walk. Both runs came in the sixth, ...

Yankees near deal to get Encarnacion from Mariners

By JAY COHEN The Associated Press CHICAGO — A person familiar with the negotiations says the New York Yankees are close to getting slugger Edwin Encarnacion in a trade with the Seattle Mariners. The person spoke to The Associated Press under condition of anonymity because the trade ...

Mets shuffle leaky bullpen, sign 1st-round draft pick

By MIKE FITZPATRICK The Associated Press NEW YORK — Desperate for help in a failing bullpen, the New York Mets acquired reliever Brooks Pounders from the Cleveland Indians for cash on Saturday. Pounders, who had been pitching at Triple-A Columbus, was immediately added to the major ...