Beauty and fashion

In this combination photo, Gwyneth Paltrow attends the WSJ. Magazine 2017 Innovator Awards in New York on Nov. 1, 2017, left, and executive producer/writer Brad Falchuk appears at the premiere of "American Horror Story: Hotel" in Los Angeles on Oct. 3, 2015. Paltrow, 45, announced her engagement to Falchuk on Instagram on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. (Photos by Evan Agostini, left, and Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 08, 2018 - 2:46 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gwyneth Paltrow is engaged to television writer-producer Brad Falchuk. The 45-year-old actress and lifestyle guru announced the engagement Monday morning with an Instagram preview of them embracing in a black and white photo on the cover of Goop magazine. She used a diamond ring...
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January 07, 2018 - 3:34 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A leather rocking chair from the Jungle Room at Elvis Presley's Graceland has sold at auction for $17,500. Graceland says in a news release the chair was among 271 items from third-party collectors offered at the auction held Saturday at The Guest House at Graceland in Memphis...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2011 file photo, Ben Vereen arrives at the opening night performance of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark" in New York. Vereen is apologizing to female actresses for “inappropriate conduct” while he directed a production of the musical “Hair” in Florida in 2015. The apology on Twitter comes a day after the New York Daily News reported several actresses at The Venice Theatre alleged sexually abusive behavior by Vereen, including unwanted kissing, inviting women to join him naked in his hot tub and making demeaning and degrading comments. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
January 05, 2018 - 2:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award-winner Ben Vereen is apologizing to female actresses for "inappropriate conduct" while he directed a production of the musical "Hair" in Florida three years ago. The apology on Twitter comes a day after the New York Daily News reported several actresses at The Venice...
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2017, photo, activists with Planned Parenthood demonstrate in support of a pregnant 17-year-old being held in a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children to obtain an abortion, outside of the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington. In a document filed Thursday, Dec. 21, Scott Lloyd, the government official in charge of the agency that shelters unaccompanied immigrant children, compares abortion to rape. Lloyd heads the Office of Refugee Resettlement at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which faces an ongoing lawsuit over its refusal to allow teens in its care to have abortions. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite File)
December 21, 2017 - 6:38 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government official who oversees the agency sheltering immigrant minors says abortion and rape are both forms of "violence" in a memo released Thursday that explains why he won't allow abortions even for teenagers who have been sexually assaulted. Scott Lloyd heads the...
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December 20, 2017 - 8:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A cosmetic-surgery firm that denied breast reduction surgery to three men with HIV violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to consider the medical facts regarding each patient before deciding whether surgery could be safely performed, a judge said Wednesday. U.S...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James' shoes are emblazoned with "EQUALITY" on both heels during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
December 17, 2017 - 7:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — LeBron James made a statement with his shoes. James wore one black sneaker and one white sneaker for the first half of his Cleveland Cavaliers' game at the Washington Wizards on Sunday night — and each had the word "equality" written in gold capital letters on the back. The four-...
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December 15, 2017 - 1:41 pm
PARIS (AP) — France, the country that gave the world butter croissants and foie gras, often has been a place where being overweight was seen as something of a sin. But its capital is taking a hard look at the contradictions with a campaign to counter sizeism, an often disregarded kind of...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 27, 2017 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry's fiancee Meghan Markle shows off her engagement ring as she poses for photographers during a photocall in the grounds of Kensington Palace in London. The jewelry maker who worked on the engagement ring Prince Harry gave to Meghan Markle says it’s been inundated with requests for replicas_ but it won’t be taking any orders for copycat rings, it was reported on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
December 06, 2017 - 11:44 am
LONDON (AP) — The jewelry maker who worked on the engagement ring Prince Harry gave to Meghan Markle says it's been inundated with requests for replicas— but it won't be taking any orders for copycat rings. Stephen Connelly, director of Cleave and Company, tells The Associated Press: "We're not...
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Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle pose for photographers during a photocall in the grounds of Kensington Palace in London, Monday Nov. 27, 2017. Britain's royal palace says Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle are engaged and will marry in the spring of 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 27, 2017 - 4:43 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the engagement of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Former President Barack Obama has tweeted congratulations to Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle after they announced their engagement. Obama said that "Michelle and I are...
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Firefighters work at the scene of a factory fire in New Windsor, N.Y., Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Authorities say two explosions and a fire at the Verla International cosmetics factory in the Hudson Valley about an hour north of New York City have left multiple people injured, including firefighters caught in the second blast. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 21, 2017 - 2:30 pm
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — As the number of people reporting injuries from deadly explosions at a cosmetics factory jumped to more than 125, investigators on Tuesday tried to determine what caused the blasts at a plant with a checkered history that includes fines for safety violations earlier this...
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