At the International Toy Fair, TOMY International and PlayFusion announced Toys R Us as the exclusive in-store retail launch partner for Lightseekers, the next generation of connected play featuring smart figures, trading cards and more. Adam Hunger/AP Images for TOMY hide caption

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Privacy groups have filed a complaint about My Friend Cayla dolls to the Federal Trade Commission, arguing that they spy on children. Brian Naylor/NPR hide caption

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This Doll May Be Recording What Children Say, Privacy Groups Charge

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A Lego figure in a wheelchair was introduced at the 67th International Toy Fair in January 2016. He comes in the "City" set, a community of figures shown playing and working in an urban park setting. Daniel Karmann/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dolls With Disabilities Escape The Toy Hospital, Go Mainstream

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Pet Rock creator Gary Ross Dahl became a millionaire from his rock sales in the 1970s. Each rock came in a special box (bottom left) with a detailed instruction manual. San Francisco Chronicle/AP hide caption

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Pondering The Popularity Of The Pet Rock — And Other Fads

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For the past 34 years, the William Grant Still Arts Center has held a Black Doll Show to showcase diverse dolls for children. The exhibit features dolls submitted by artists and collectors from around the country. Priska Neely/NPR hide caption

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Black Doll Show Inspires With Wakandan Heroes And Jazz Superstars

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A product image shows the new Research Institute playset from Lego, which features women in roles as three scientists. In January, the company was criticized by a girl who said all its female characters were "boring." Lego hide caption

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At left is a reproduction of the original G.I. Joe action figure made in 1964. The doll on the right is a newer G.I. Joe model. Hasbro executive Donald Levine, who oversaw the action figure's creation, died last week of cancer. Anonymous/AP hide caption

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