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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...

Designer Christopher John Rogers tops starry CFDA awards

Nov. 11, 2021 14:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Designers Christopher John Rogers and Emily Bode-Aujla for BODE took top honors at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards, leading a young and diverse slate of honorees on fashion's big night. Rogers, 27, whose bold purple ensemble...

Documentary tracks lives of Black students in Wisconsin city

Nov. 06, 2021 01:06 AM EDT

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — Paul Agbashi was 17 when he left his lifelong home in Nigeria to attend UW-Eau Claire. In addition to the normal challenges of starting college, he was forced to adapt to an entirely new culture and to being part of a racial minority for the...

These drag queens are creating a community in Middle Georgia

Oct. 17, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Before she became one of Macon’s most popular drag queens, the host and show director of The Tribe didn’t want to do drag. A former downtown club was hosting a Newbie Night, and Yutoya Avaze Leon tried to convince Christina Leon to join her in the...

WHO director: Lebanon's brain drain threat to health sector

Sep. 17, 2021 10:08 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — The World Health Organization’s director general on Friday expressed deep concern about the impact of Lebanon’s economic meltdown and multiple crises on the wellbeing of the nation, and said the brain drain among the country's health workers is particularly worrisome. ...

Met Gala returns in style with Eilish, Lil Nas X, Rihanna

Sep. 14, 2021 01:44 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Eilish went full glam in a huge peach ball gown at the pandemic-delayed Met Gala on Monday night, while fellow host of the evening Amanda Gorman was breathtaking in cobalt blue custom Vera Wang with a diamond laurel wreath in her hair. Rihanna,...