Luxury fragrance company sued for profiling: "We need the lightbulbs changed" was the signal for an unwelcome (read: black) customer, according to a $3 million lawsuit filed by former employees of New York City's Bond No. 9 perfume shop.

Book calls Obama stimulus an "astonishing" success: "Unrecognized" and "astounding" are two other words Michael Grunwald uses to describe it in The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era.

Judge won't halt voter-ID law: A new voter-identification law with heavy Republican support takes effect in Pennsylvania for November's presidential election, according to a decision announced today. Challengers hoping for an injunction against it say it will suppress votes among President Barack Obama's supporters and make it harder for the elderly, disabled, poor and young adults to vote.


Venus Willliams to relaunch clothing line during Fashion Week: What else would she do after winning an Olympic gold medal?