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Retailers offer online paths to back-to-school savings

This season, stores are offering new services and apps to cater to time-starved, smartphone-savvy parents to help them save time and money during back-to-school shopping. 
Back-to-school shopping has started, and for college students, that means figuring out how to pay for at least one big expense: textbooks.  
To review the basics, banks borrow money from depositors -- those of us with savings accounts, CDs, the float from our checking accounts, etc., and they make loans with that money. Currently, 95 percent of what banks loan comes from what people like us have loaned them.  
Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square.
United Parcel Service said a breach of computer systems at UPS Store retail outlets may have exposed customers' personal and payment data at some locations this year.  
California is one of the most expensive states for businesses to operate, mainly because of high pay and related labor costs, says a new report commissioned by an arm of the state Chamber of Commerce.  
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Taylor Swift 'Shake it Off' director rebuts racism charges

Mark Romanek responds to rapper Earl Sweatshirt who -- without seeing the video -- blasted its twerking scene as “inherently offesnive.”