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We’re in a ‘buying stampede’ – so get ready for more highs?; Goldman officially names next CEO, kicks off new era; California ghost town sells for $1.4 million; Summer camps using facial recognition technology to help parents catch glimpse of kids while away?; The 75 best fried chicken places in America; A look inside Danny Meyer’s new sky-high restaurant; A cheaper Netflix from…Walmart??; Our obsession w/7-Eleven’s newest Slurpee flavor; The return of Pizza Hut’s Cheesy Bites Pizza; Amazon Prime Day, final hours; National Hot Dog Day.

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Feeling lucky? The 10th-largest Mega Millions payout in history–estimated $375 million–is up for grabs today; Amazon suffers Prime Day outage; Netflix subscriber numbers disappoint, stock plunges; Warren Buffett gives $3.4 billion to charity; Rolls-Royce joins race to develop flying taxi; Americans treat themselves to $143,000 of indulgences over lifetime??; American cities w/most million-dollar homes; The first ever Sotheby’s auction dedicated entirely to…gold!; IHOP’s 60-cent pancakes (today only); Walmart’s $11 wines, tested; Apple’s new emojis; Pasta straws.

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Amazon’s Prime Day kicks off today at 3 pm ET (what to buy/what not to buy; stores that will/will not match prices; and unintentional winners of 36-hour sale); Ikea recalls its new pet water fountain after two dogs die; ‘Hotel Transylvania 3′ tops box office as ‘Skyscraper’ tumbles; MoviePass stock worthless but boss says everything fine?; Many millennials buckling under weight of bad credit; Middle children going extinct; Hottest ice cream flavor in America right now; Starbucks new sippy cup lids; Last Blockbuster standing; #PolishDogDrama.

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