Beauty and fashion

The Lawton family poses for a portrait before seeing Black Panther in Silver Spring, Md., Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz)
February 16, 2018 - 2:00 pm
The vibrant African fashion of "Black Panther" was on display at multiplexes around the country Thursday as moviegoers flocked to the first showings of Marvel's latest superhero blockbuster in traditional African shirts, dresses, head wraps and more. Some opted to make their own clothes to...
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Jorrit Bergsma of The Netherlands catches his breath after setting a new Olympic record during the men's 10,000 meters speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
February 15, 2018 - 7:36 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Speedskater Jorrit Bergsma of the Netherlands has broken his own Olympic record in the 10,000 meters at the Pyeongchang Games. He was timed in 12 minutes, 41.99 seconds on Thursday, bettering his old...
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February 14, 2018 - 4:00 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland's government says minors should be prohibited from using tanning salons because of the long-term risk that radiation from ultraviolet beds could cause skin cancer. The seven-member Federal Council took the position Wednesday as it invited public comment on a package of...
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Fashion from Calvin Klein collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
February 14, 2018 - 12:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Some highlights Tuesday from New York Fashion Week: ___ CALVIN KLEIN: AMERICA, ON A BED OF POPCORN (AND HOLD THE BUTTER, PLEASE) A year after arriving in New York to take the creative reins of Calvin Klein, designer Raf Simons continues to shake new life into the fashion world. In...
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Police officers pat down former Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom before escorting him into a courthouse in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Colom, who governed from 2008 to 2012, has been detained in a corruption case according to special prosecutor Juan Francisco Sandoval. (AP Photo/Luis Soto)
February 13, 2018 - 8:38 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Prosecutors said Tuesday they have detained ex-President Alvaro Colom and nearly his entire former Cabinet, including the current chairman of Oxfam International, in a Guatemala corruption case involving a bus concession. Colom, who governed in 2008-2012, is the latest in a...
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The Prabal Gurung collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
February 12, 2018 - 9:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Some highlights from New York Fashion Week on Sunday: ___ PRABAL GURUNG CELEBRATES STRENGTH OF WOMEN With Gigi Hadid as his opener and her royally dressed sister, Bella, at the end, Prabal Gurung celebrated the strength, grace and resilience of women in a collection full of vibrant...
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February 12, 2018 - 7:10 am
WILLOWICK, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman has been reunited with her wedding dress 32 years after a dry cleaner mix-up. Ame Bartlebaugh says she went looking for her mother's wedding dress at her grandmother's house in Willowick on Feb. 4. The 25-year-old is getting married in December 2019. Bartlebaugh...
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Fashion from Christian Siriano is modeled during Fashion Week, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
February 10, 2018 - 11:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Siriano marked 10 years in business with a luxe and sparkly collection fit for a royal dinner. Inspired by late 18th-century British art that hangs in the Queen's Gallery in London, Siriano hosted Cardi B, Meg Ryan and Whoopi Goldberg on his front row at his New York...
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A model wears fashion from the Bottega Veneta collection during Fashion Week in New York, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
February 10, 2018 - 12:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Italian brand Bottega Veneta has made its debut at New York Fashion Week with the help of Gigi Hadid on the runway and Salma Hayek on the front row. The company skipped the traditional finale for models lounging on a set designed as a swanky apartment as it showed fall-winter...
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Gigi Hadid models the Jeremy Scott collection during Fashion Week in New York, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 09, 2018 - 9:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Model Gigi Hadid says time's up for abuse in the fashion industry. Before taking the runway at Jeremy Scott's New York Fashion Week show Thursday, Hadid praised those bravely speaking out about mistreatment in the modeling world. "I'm so happy that people are finding their power and...
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