THE BIZ: H&M Apologizes for “Racist” Ad, Verizon Price Hike, Starbucks Lawsuit, American Girl’s GOTY is Out of this World

Starbucks could be saying "thanks a latte."

NATIONAL — American Girl has always known she is a star, but now you can say she’s out of this world. The 2018 American Girl of the Year is 11-year-old aspiring astronaut, Luciana Vega, who wants to be the first person to walk on Mars. American Girl has partnered with NASA and says the idea for Luciana came from a…

Starbucks Shuts Down Rumors of Illegal Immigrant-Only Discounts

Starbucks officials say the advertising is false and "100 percent fake."

NATIONAL — Starbucks is asking everyone to shut down rumors of advertised discounts at their shops for illegal immigrants. Online advertisements stated August 11th is “Starbucks Dreamer Day” and Starbucks shops across the country would give 40 percent off of any menu item if a customer was an undocumented American. The fake ads include the #boarderfreecoffee. Starbucks officials say the…