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Models wear creations for Valentino ready-to-wear fall/winter 2018/2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Sunday, March 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
March 04, 2018 - 1:33 pm
PARIS (AP) — In a low-key Givenchy hoody, actor Idris Elba joined forces with actress Elle Fanning in a blue Valentino gown to buck this week's trend and bring some A-list star power to Paris Fashion Week on Sunday. While designer Clare Waight Keller showed a brooding and gritty collection for...
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March 02, 2018 - 6:44 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Clyde Sorenson, North Carolina State University; Elsa Youngsteadt, North Carolina State University, and Rebecca Irwin, North Carolina State University (THE CONVERSATION) The Venus...
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A model wear a creation for Christian Dior's ready-to-wear fall/winter 2018/2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Tuesday Feb.27, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
February 27, 2018 - 12:31 pm
PARIS (AP) — The subzero temperatures didn't dampen Paris Fashion Week, which began with the flavors of Morocco from designer Simon Porte Jacquemus and kicked into higher gear with a bright flower-power ode to female empowerment from Dior. Here are some of Tuesday's highlights at the fashion shows...
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Former President Barack Obama, left, speaks at the unveiling ceremony for the Obama's official portraits at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in Washington. Obama's portrait was painted by Artist Kehinde Wiley. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 12, 2018 - 5:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Barack Obama speaks, people listen. At least they did when he was in the White House. But that kind of authority didn't hold much sway when it came time for his presidential portrait. At a ceremony Monday to unveil portraits of him and former first lady Michelle Obama, the...
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February 08, 2018 - 10:22 pm
BC-BKC--Jacksonville-Lipscomb Box LIPSCOMB 82, JACKSONVILLE 59 JACKSONVILLE (12-15) Hogan 4-12 1-2 9, Clayton 3-5 1-1 7, Notae 4-8 3-4 13, Hinton 3-6 3-5 9, Rubio 5-11 0-0 12, Helgeland 1-3 0-0 3, Bakkali 2-7 0-0 4, Romich 0-2 0-0 0, Richmond 1-4 0-0 2, Flowers 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 23-59 8-12 59...
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CAPTION ADDITION LOCATION: U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump offer flowers at the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Hawaii, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. Trump begins a five country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 04, 2017 - 12:29 am
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AP) — President Donald Trump paid a solemn visit Friday to Pearl Harbor and its memorial to the USS Arizona, a hallowed place he said he had read about, discussed and studied but had never visited until just before opening his first official visit to Asia...
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This 2011 photo provided by Edwige Moyroud shows an Ursinia speciosa flower. The region at the base of the petals contains a dark pigment but appears blue at certain angles due to an optical effect on the surface of the cells. The color makes flowers more visible to the bees. (Edwige Moyroud via AP)
October 18, 2017 - 5:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Some flowers have found a nifty way to get the blues. They create a blue halo, apparently to attract the bees they need for pollination, scientists reported Wednesday. Bees are drawn to the color blue, but it's hard for flowers to make that color in their petals. Instead, some...
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This undated photo provided by the Multnomah County Sheriff's office shows Jason Blomgren. Federal supervision officers have cited concerns that Blomgren, who pleaded guilty last year to conspiring to impede federal employees from carrying out their work at Oregon's Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, has been using opiates, which would be a violation of his release conditions, based on a positive result for morphine on a May, 2017, urinalysis test. Blomgren's defense lawyer and investigator argue, based on an outside expert's opinion and review of the test results, that eating an everything bagel with poppy seeds for breakfast every day could not be ruled out as the source of the morphine results. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
July 24, 2017 - 7:43 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An attorney for a man who pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge in the takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge says his client tested positive for morphine because he ate an 'everything' bagel with poppy seeds. The Oregonian/Oregon Lives reported Monday ( http://bit.ly/2eIZoQd...
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Model Bella Hadid wears a creation for Fendi's Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2017/2018 fashion collection presented in Paris, France, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
July 05, 2017 - 6:07 pm
PARIS (AP) — Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid were employed with devastating effect by design Maestro Karl Lagerfeld to cap Paris Haute Couture Week in Fendi's dramatic color-infused fur collection. Exuberant Lagerfeld, 83, made light of the spectacle's theater venue by making not one bow — but three...
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In this Thursday, June 22, 2017 photo, a rare wild orchid blooms in the Eshqua Bog in Hartland, Vt. This particular orchid is considered rare in Vermont. It thrives in the area that is technically defined as a fen because of the wet, sunny conditions, with soil containing peat and lime. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)
June 26, 2017 - 12:22 am
HARTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Each spring and summer, a Vermont bog yields a rare spectacle — hundreds of wild orchids in bloom, drawing visitors from around the country. The bulbous pink and white showy lady's slippers (Cypripedium reginae) are on full display among the ferns, bushes and chirping birds at...
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