May 29
Kylie Jenner, shown in a May 2019 file photo taken at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit in New York.

Kylie Jenner, Forbes spar over story on billionaire status

Forbes magazine, which once declared Kylie Jenner a billionaire on its cover, says she no longer deserves the title, but Jenner is pushing back.
May 29

Washington DC begins reopening in fits and starts

As the nation's capital took the first tiny steps toward reopening Friday, the continued threat of coronavirus was ever present.
May 28

Court orders defiant Michigan barber to close his shop

A Michigan court on Thursday ordered a barber to close his shop and stop defying the state's coronavirus restrictions, though he vowed to keep cutting hair.
May 28

Missouri Great Clips sites close after virus-related threats

Great Clips has temporarily closed its salons in Springfield, Missouri, after receiving threatening messages following the news that two of its hairstylists who tested positive for the coronavirus might have exposed 140 clients to the illness.
May 27

Official says defiant Michigan barbershop is health threat

A barbershop that has been operating in defiance of Michigan's coronavirus restrictions poses an "imminent threat" to public health, the state's chief medical officer testified Wednesday.
May 27

Nation's capital set to begin a gradual reopening on Friday

The nation's capital will begin a gradual reopening Friday, even as Mayor Muriel Bowser warns that it probably will result in more coronavirus infections.
May 26

Walmart teams with ThredUP to sell used clothing online

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.
May 25

1st deadlines for laid-off workers to get health insurance

Many laid-off workers who lost health insurance in the coronavirus shutdown soon face the first deadlines to qualify for fallback coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
May 25

The Latest: Japan set to end Tokyo's state of emergency

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with…
May 22
Lori Loughlin left federal court with her husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli in Boston on Aug. 27, 2019.

Loughlin, Giannulli plead in college scam, but fate is hazy

"Full House" star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded guilty Friday to paying half a million dollars to get their two…
May 22

Police: Man killed in shoot-out after shooting officer

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.
May 21

Nation's capital aims to start reopening May 29

After weeks of insisting the Washington, D.C., area is not ready to end its pandemic-induced lockdown, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser now says the numbers are pointing to the start of a gradual reopening process at the end of the month.
May 20

7 barbers ticketed for cutting hair at Michigan Capitol

Police ticketed seven people for cutting hair during a protest outside the Michigan Capitol, where about a dozen barbers and hair stylists defied stay-at-home orders to give free hair cuts Wednesday.
May 19

Tourists, high-end shoppers slowly returning to Rodeo Drive

The Maseratis, the Rolls-Royces and the Mercedes-Benzes were back on Rodeo Drive on Tuesday — along with a few high-end buyers — as America's most fashionable shopping street slowly got back to business.
May 19

Barbers to offer free haircuts to protest Michigan lockdown

Barbers plan to offer free haircuts on the Michigan Capitol lawn to protest the state's stay-at-home orders, a defiant demonstration that reflects how salons have become a symbol for small businesses that are eager to reopen two months after the pandemic began.
May 15

Retailers face reckoning as April's sales drop sets a record

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Friday related to national and global…
May 13

Michigan strikes back by suspending elderly barber's license

State regulators on Wednesday suspended the license of a 77-year-old Michigan barber who insisted on cutting hair despite an order to stay closed during the coronavirus pandemic.
May 11

Small-town barber wins early victory in fight to stay open

A judge on Monday declined to stop a defiant Michigan man who reopened his barber shop despite a state order that has closed businesses for weeks because of the coronavirus.
May 11

Quarantine fashion: Buyers ditch PJs for elevated loungewear

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."
May 8

Virus restrictions reimposed amid patchwork re-openings

As coronavirus-induced economic pain grew around the world, some U.S. states moved forward Friday with plans to reopen their economies, while European countries held muted…