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No Clothes? No Beach. Court Rules Against Spanish Naturist

LEGAL | By Harold Heckle | May 24
Nudists have lost a seven-year legal battle for access to a popular tourist resort beach on Spain's southwestern tip.

Elderly Book End-of-Life Talks Once Labeled 'Death Panels'

LEGAL | By Matt Sedensky | May 23
"Any distrust people have about, 'What is this?' really disappears when patients sit down and find out this is about empowering them."

Pondering the Store's Future in An Age of Web Buying

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 23
What's the future of the physical store? That was one of the big topics of a three-day retail and technology conference called Shoptalk, which attracted more than 3,000 people from a broad spectrum of the retail world.

Battle Over Redstone's Media Empire Takes Another Turn

CORPORATE | By Martin Crutsinger | May 22
The battle over the fortune of ailing media mogul Sumner Redstone has taken another turn. Lawyers for Redstone are seeking to remove two members of the board of the trust that will eventually control Redstone's media empire.

Ben & Jerry's New Empower Mint Flavor Benefits NAACP NC, Voter Rights

CORPORATE | By Jeff Taylor | May 22
Ben & Jerry's new flavor, called Empower Mint, is an ice cream with a cause: bring back voting rights to the United States.

Apple's Stores Getting New Look as Other Retailers Struggle

CORPORATE | By Michael Liedtke | May 22
Apple is getting ready to unveil a stylish new product that's not for sale - a new look for its stores.

Virginia Health Care: Pay by the Month, Get Unlimited Visits

CORPORATE | By Alan Suderman | May 22
Similar to concierge medicine for the rich, direct primary care can appeal to middle and low-income patients who struggle with high deductibles or can't afford insurance at all.

California Senate Approves Sweeping Gun-Control Measures

LEGAL | By Jonathan J. Cooper | May 21
Democrats in the California Senate approved a wide-ranging series of gun control bills Thursday, reviving an effort to significantly tighten California's already strict gun laws in the wake of last year's terrorist attack in San Bernardino.

Agrihoods Take Root: A Housing Trend Rooted in Agriculture

CORPORATE | By Michelle Locke | May 21
Feeding off the continuing interest in eating fresh, local food, developers are ditching golf courses and designing communities around farms, offering residents a taste of the pastoral life - and tasty produce, too.

Behind Amazon's Plan to Expand Private-Label Products

CORPORATE | May 21
You'll soon be able to buy Amazon generic items including nuts, coffee and baby food.

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