NASA Pioneer, Iconic Artist, First Female Aviator Break New Ground As BarbiesMattel has launched a new series called “Inspiring Women,” which will honor 17 female historical and modern-day role models from around the world.
Mattel Making Barbie Doll Of Hijab-Wearing Olympian Ibtihaj MuhammadMattel has announced that it will sell a Barbie doll modeled after Ibtihaj Muhammad, the American fencer who competed in the Olympics while wearing a hijab.
The Ken Doll Makeover: Heavy-Set, Cornrowed, Ethnically DiverseMattel has released a new, diverse line of Ken dolls to better depict the current generation of American men.
American Girl To Sell Its First-Ever Boy DollFor the first time in its more than 30-year history, American Girl will sell a boy version of its pricey dolls.
Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland Now Has Her Own Barbie DollMisty Copeland, the first black principal dancer in the American Ballet Theatre, has been honored with her own Barbie doll.
Barbie Will Now Be Curvy, Tall Or PetiteBarbie's got a brand new bod. Mattel said that it will start selling Barbie in three new body types -- tall, curvy and petite. She'll also come in seven skin tones, 22 eye colors and 24 hairstyles.
Spinning Top, Puppet Among 12 Toy Hall Of Fame FinalistsThe spinning top, coloring book, Wiffle Ball and puppet are vying for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame. The simple classics are among 12 finalists for this year's class announced Monday.
Live-Action Barbie Comedy In DevelopmentBarbie is coming alive. Sony Pictures, Mattel and Parkes+MacDonald/Image Nation have partnered to create a live-action movie focused on the iconic doll.
Barbie Celebrated At New Orleans ConventionWearing a purple, green and gold dress with a plunging neckline and full skirt festooned in colorful Carnival masks, Barbie has arrived in New Orleans.
Mattel Shows Off "Hunger Games" Barbie DollMattel on Monday unveiled their upcoming Barbie doll styled to look like Katniss Everdeen from the blockbuster film "The Hunger Games."
Could 'Bald Barbie' Be Chemotherapy Teaching Tool?An online movement is pushing Mattel to create a cancer Barbie dubbed 'Beautiful and Bald' Barbie.
Are Some Children's Dolls Too Sexy?First, there was Barbie. Then, Bratz. Now, there's a new doll that some mothers believe is too hot for young kids to handle.