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In Iraq, family mourns daughter who drowned crossing to UK

Nov. 28, 2021 13:02 PM EST

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Snow globes, teddy bears and makeup brushes — these were the trinkets left behind in northern Iraq by Maryam Nouri who perished this week along with at least 26 others in an ill-fated voyage with dreams of reaching the United Kingdom. A wake for...

Q&A: Alana Haim lives out a Valley dream in ‘Licorice Pizza’

Nov. 24, 2021 12:16 PM EST

When Paul Thomas Anderson first mentioned to Alana Haim that he wanted to put her in a movie, she assumed it would be as an extra walking through the frame, or something. And she thought that would be pretty great. They’d gotten to know one another’s families over...

Makeup makes comeback in Mideast market as pandemic eases

Nov. 02, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — While pandemic style saw people put on pajamas and their hair up in a bun, 2021 is more about mascara and lip liners — and makeup sales in the multi-billion-dollar Mideast market are beginning to improve. For women in the region —...

US pairs skater Calalang cleared of drug violation

Oct. 14, 2021 01:33 AM EDT

In elite figure skating, makeup can be as important a tool as a boot and blade. It also can sideline an Olympic contender. Jessica Calalang, a U.S. pairs skater and potential member of the team for next February's Winter Games in Beijing, recently...

Review: With empathy, Chastain plays Tammy Faye Bakker

Sep. 14, 2021 14:21 PM EDT

Tammy Faye Bakker wore a lot of makeup. It was armor — a way for a person who didn’t consider herself beautiful to simply exist in the world. So it's a particuarly a cruel irony that the mascara was also the thing that made her a target and a joke long before she and her ex-husband were...

Early data shows shifts in makeup of university enrollment

Sep. 11, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a national dip in college enrollment. Pima Community College, for instance, has seen a near 20% drop in enrollment since fall 2019. But drive across Tucson, and that’s not...

Revlon CEO discusses pandemic beauty habits, staying nimble

Sep. 07, 2021 17:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When Debra Perelman took over as Revlon’s first woman CEO in its 89-year history in 2018, the global beauty company was already facing big challenges. The publicly traded company, which is backed by her billionaire father Ron Perelman’s MacAndrews...

Social media's 70-up 'grandfluencers' debunking aging myths

Sep. 02, 2021 11:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joan MacDonald’s health was in shambles at age 71. She was overweight and on numerous medications with high cholesterol, rising blood pressure and kidney trouble. Her daughter, a fitness coach, warned that she'd wind up an invalid if she didn't turn...