McDonald's is recalling STEP-iT fitness trackers distributed in Happy Meals during summer 2016. (Photo: McDonald's)
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McDonald’s recalls millions of Happy Meals fitness bands

McDonald's is recalling millions of fitness bands that had been given away in Happy Meals because they might cause skin irritation or burns to children.
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US new-home sales climb to best level since 2007

Americans stepped up their purchases of new homes in July to the fastest pace in nearly nine years, as low mortgage rates and a steady job market are fueling a real estate surge.
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KFC introduces sunscreen that smells like fried chicken

KFC gave away 3,000 bottles of sunscreen that it said smelled like fried chicken to drum up buzz for its Extra Crispy chicken.
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WHY IT MATTERS: China

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Pfizer buying Medivation in deal valued at about $14B

Pfizer will pay about $14 billion in cash for the cancer drug company Medivation.
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WHY IT MATTERS: Income inequality

THE ISSUE: The rich keep getting richer while more Americans are getting left behind financially.
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ATTORNEY GENERAL: ‘Flooded cars will be on their way to NC’

Be careful if you are buying a car in the near future. State AG warns of rip-offs.
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Insurance agent convicted of embezzlement, other victims sought

Investigators say there could be more victims of a Wilmington insurance agent convicted this week of stealing from her clients.
Uber tests a self-driving car in Pittsburgh in spring 2016. (Photo: Uber)
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Uber to use autonomous cars to haul people in next few weeks

Ride-hailing service Uber says it will start hauling passengers with self-driving cars on the streets of Pittsburgh in next several weeks.
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McDonald’s to stop distributing Happy Meal activity trackers

An attempt by McDonald's to get kids moving isn't working out so great: The chain said it will no longer distribute activity trackers in its Happy Meals after reports that they might cause skin irritations.