A Timeline of the Drama Surrounding the Defunct Ivanka Trump Fashion Brand | FORTUNE

After more than a decade in the fashion industry, Ivanka Trump is leaving her namesake brand behind to focus on policy in Washington.

On Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal reported that the first daughter was shutting down her clothing and shoe collection due to her growing frustrations over ethics complaints and accusations of conflicts of interest that pervaded the collection.

Although Trump’s eldest daughter—and special assistant to the president—formally separated from the day to day operations of her fashion brand over a year ago, Ivanka still owned the company through a trust.

Here’s a timeline of some of the biggest headlines affecting the company in recent years

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Elon Musk’s Most Exciting Company Is Boring | FORTUNE Magazine

UNDER THE WARM ASPHALT of West Los Angeles, beneath bumper-to-bumper traffic and swaying palm trees, Elon Musk is searching for answers. There, a boring machine named Godot may soon grind away at a 2.7-mile tunnel to run below Interstate 405, a key reason that L.A. retains its crown as the U.S. city with the worst traffic.

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D.C.’s National Zoo Might Soon Have to Go Through Heightened Security | FORTUNE

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my—but not before a security checkpoint.

The National Zoo, currently the only Smithsonian public venue without security screenings in place, might be ramping up its security protocol. Instead of just walking into the free zoo as is the case now, all zoo goers would be required to pass through metal detectors and a bag-check.

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Scott Pruitt Reportedly Asked Aides to Find His Wife a Job With a Six-Figure Salary | FORTUNE

In the latest allegation of Scott Pruitt using his political office for personal gain, former policy chief at the Environmental Protection Agency, Samantha Dravis, revealed to a congressional committee that Pruitt asked her to help find his wife, Marlyn, a job with a six-figure salary.

According to an individual with knowledge of the matter, Dravis told congressional staffers that Pruitt asked her to reach out to the Republican Attorneys General Association—a group he chaired for two terms while he was Oklahoma Attorney General—to look into a possible fundraising job which he believed would pay his wife upwards of $200,000 a year.

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Al-Qaeda Supporter Planned to Bomb Downtown Cleveland on 4th of July | FORTUNE

The FBI has arrested a man who plotted to set off a bomb during downtown Cleveland’s Fourth of July parade.

Demetrius Pitts, 48—also known as Abdur Raheem Rahfeeq—was arrested Sunday and is believed to have ties to al-Qaeda, the FBI said at a press conference Monday morning.

In a meeting with an undercover agent last week, Pitts revealed his intentions to attack Cleveland on Independence Day.

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The Container Store Reveals New Tech Savvy Store Design | FORTUNE

The Container Store, the country’s leading retailer of storage and organization products, is getting a makeover—complete with tech upgrades, organization studios, digital design screens, and design specialists.

The new tech-savvy “Next Generation Store” concept emerged from extensive consumer research conducted in partnership with strategic design and architectural firm, FRCH Design Worldwide and digital innovation agency, MJD.

Consumer research revealed that customers’ biggest hurdle in beginning a project was feeling overwhelmed. Thus, the new store features 18 digital screens to provide customers with everything from inspiration and tips to an interactive design tool.

The Container Store Next Generation Store Organization Studio. (Photo: Business Wire).

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