No promises by Giuliana Rancic to return to ‘Fashion Police’
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No promises by Giuliana Rancic to return to ‘Fashion Police’

NEW YORK (AP) — Giuliana Rancic isn’t making any promises that she’ll return to “Fashion Police” in the fall. The E! Entertainment personality appeared on the “Today” show Monday to promote her new book, “Going off Script.” And she also seemed to go off-script at the interview’s conclusion, when host Savannah Guthrie asked if Rancic … Continue reading

Push for cleaner stoves in poor countries to cut pollution
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Push for cleaner stoves in poor countries to cut pollution

NEW DELHI (AP) — Every evening, hundreds of millions of Indian women hover over crude stoves making dinner for their families. They feed the flames with polluting fuels like kerosene or cow dung, and breathe the acrid smoke wafting from the fires. The smoke, containing high concentrations of tiny particles known as black carbon, is … Continue reading

Misery, tuberculosis in prisons of war-torn east Ukraine
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Misery, tuberculosis in prisons of war-torn east Ukraine

ZHDANIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — The colony of cats living on the grounds of the Zhdanivka penitentiary disappeared when battles in east Ukraine peaked. Talk in the prison is that inmates ate them when food deliveries stopped. Medical supplies have also been in short supply, threatening the lives of nearly 400 prisoners who need treatment. The … Continue reading

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Cruz eyes insurance via Obamacare, a law he vows to scrap

WASHINGTON (AP) — GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz could soon be buying his family’s health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act he has vowed to dismantle. Cruz, whose Senate filibuster against the law he derides as “Obamacare” led to a partial government shutdown in 2013, is looking for health insurance because his wife, Heidi … Continue reading

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Obama: Base health care payments on quality, not quantity

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama wants to cut health care costs by reducing inefficiencies like unnecessarily long hospital stays and excessive paperwork for doctors that rack up big bills. Obama on Wednesday will launch what the White House calls a Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network. The White House says more than 2,800 … Continue reading

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Report: Racial disparities in arrests persist with legal pot

DENVER (AP) — Not surprisingly, the legalization of marijuana in Colorado has reduced pot arrests, but a newly released study says it doesn’t solve one of the central goals of drug-policy reformers: ending racial disparities in enforcement. A report from the pro-legalization Drug Policy Alliance released Wednesday showed that marijuana arrests in Colorado all but … Continue reading

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Science, patients driving rare disease drug research surge

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The global pharmaceutical industry is pouring billions of dollars into developing treatments for rare diseases, which once drew little interest from major drugmakers but now point the way toward a new era of innovative therapies and big profits. The investments come as researchers harness recent scientific advances, including the mapping of … Continue reading

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Justices side with ex-UPS worker who claims pregnancy bias

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is giving a former UPS driver another chance to prove her claim of discrimination after the company did not offer her lighter duty when she was pregnant. The justices on Wednesday sided with former driver Peggy Young in throwing out lower court rulings that rejected Young’s lawsuit. The case … Continue reading

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Dolce&Gabbana say comments about family not meant to judge

MILAN (AP) — Fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana drew applause for sending a pregnant model down the runway as part of their tribute to mothers, but their endorsement of traditional families in a recent interview unleashed harsh criticism and calls to boycott their label. The designers, under growing social media pressure, issued a … Continue reading

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Ciao Milan, it’s Bonjour for Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) — Bye, New York! Ciao, Milan! Bonjour, Paris! The world’s largest traveling circus of fashion editors, models, buyers and journalists has descended on the French capital, clutching their metro maps and city guides, to cap the ready-to-wear fashion season. For fall-winter 2015-16, the dizzying 92 scheduled shows mean the nine-day “week” almost tears … Continue reading

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New fashion museum exhibit documents Lauren Bacall: The Look

NEW YORK (AP) — On stage, screen and magazine covers, Lauren Bacall was known as “The Look,” but in her regular life, the late icon described her style as “studied carelessness.” Now, more than six months after her death, student curators at the Museum at theFashion Institute of Technology have managed to capture both sides … Continue reading