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At a Glance: How Mattel's 1Q revenue breaks down

Mattel Inc., the largest U.S. toymaker, reported Friday that its first-quarter net income fell 33 percent as its costs rose, but its revenue climbed in most divisions including Barbie and Hot Wheels. Full story

Earnings Preview: Mattel to report 1Q

Mattel Inc., maker of Barbie and Hot Wheels toys, reports first-quarter results before the market opens on Friday. Full story

Trial wrapping up in spat over Bratz copyright

The design of the popular, multibillion dollar Bratz doll was conceived and developed in the studios of toy giant Mattel Inc. before the idea was stolen by rival MGA Entertainment Inc., then a relatively new company that went on to build a thriving business built on the dolls, an attorney for Mattel Full story

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  Tot and bulldog caught napping in tandem

A YouTube video captures a 21-month-old boy and his dog, Rosco, falling asleep in sync, while big sister Riley watches a Barbie movie. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

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