Steam Summer Sale Kicks Off; American Apparel Ousts Controversial CEO

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Kevlar Inventor Dies
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PHOTO: Stephanie Kwolek, 83, shown in this June 20, 2007 file photo taken in Brandywine Hundred, Del., wears regular house gloves made with the Kevlar she invented.
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Law enforcement and soldiers can forever be thankful for her work.

Stephanie Kwolek, who invented the flexible, tougher than steel fibers that were used to create Kevlar, died this week at the age of 90, her co-workers at DuPont, the chemical company where Kwolek worked, confirmed to ABC News.

"She leaves a wonderful legacy of thousands of lives saved and countless injuries prevented by products made possible by her discovery," DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman said in a statement.

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Steam Summer Sale Kicks Off
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PHOTO: The annual Steam Summer Sale has begun with ongoing sales for the rest of the month.
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Google's top trend today proves just how excited gamers are about Steam's summer sale.

It's a jackpot for fans of the online gaming platform, who can score popular titles like "Far Cry 3" and "XCOM: Enemy Unknown" for extreme discounts, sometimes up to 90 percent off.

The annual sale goes on until June 30 and includes daily deals and flash sales -- when games go on sale for just a select number of hours.

Gamers are sharing tips online for how to get the game you want for the lowest price. One suggestion is to utilize Steam's email alerts so you know exactly when a game on your wishlist goes on sale.

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Chelsea Handler Heads to Netflix
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PHOTO: Chelsea Handler attends An Evening With Chelsea Handler In Conversation with Gwyneth Paltrow at Alex Theatre in this March 11, 2014, file photo in Glendale, Calif.
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The Netflix club just keeps growing.

Comedian Chelsea Handler announced she's moving her nightly talk show to the popular streaming network.

“If I was going to continue working in this industry, I knew I had to do something outside the box to keep myself interested," Handler said in a statement. "I wanted to sit with the cool kids at lunch so I approached Netflix to make sure they were as cool as I thought they were, and when I confirmed my suspicions, like with any other future lover, I made my move."

The talk show will premiere in early 2016.

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American Apparel Ousts Controversial CEO
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PHOTO: Dov Charney, chairman and chief executive officer of American Apparel Inc., stands for a portrait in a company retail store in New York, July 29, 2010.
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American Apparel's controversial CEO was fired late Wednesday from the company he launched himself more than 15 years ago.

Board members cited an "ongoing investigation into alleged misconduct," but wouldn't comment further on reasons behind Charney's exit.

For years, the controversial CEO was the target of multiple sexual harassment lawsuits and often criticized for the company's provocative advertising. Every lawsuit against him appears to have been dropped or settled.

He has vowed to "fight like hell" to get his job back, a source told the Los Angeles Times.

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