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The Olympics are coming to the capital of fashion. Expect uniforms befitting a Paris runway

Jul. 20, 2024 00:29 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Sure, they call it the City of Light. But Paris is also the City of Fashion, one of most influential fashion capitals of the world for decades, no, centuries (remember Louis XIV?) So it’s no surprise that fashion designers across the globe are busy getting their...

Your flight was canceled by the technology outage. What do you do next?

Jul. 19, 2024 19:43 PM EDT

Air travelers became the face of the widespread technology outage Friday as they posted pictures on social media of crowds of people stranded at airports in Europe and the United States. In the U.S., American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and Allegiant...

EA Sports College Football 25, among most anticipated sports video games in history, hits the market

Jul. 19, 2024 19:21 PM EDT

EA Sports College Football 25, among the most highly anticipated sports video games of all time, has flooded the market as gamers who waited more than a decade for the franchise's next installment rush to play. The game officially launched Friday, with EA Sports increasing its server...

WNBA players step up their clothes game, garnering attention for their pregame fashion choices

Jul. 19, 2024 18:18 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Caitlin Clark sauntered across the orange carpet in a tan Armani dress and white Versace slingback pumps, an understated-but-elegant look for the kickoff event of the WNBA's All-Star weekend. The Indiana Fever rookie accentuated the ensemble with a white Versace bag...

What to stream this weekend: Childish Gambino, 'Love Lies Bleeding,' 'Cobra Kai' and 'Skywalkers'

Jul. 19, 2024 08:15 AM EDT

Natalie Portman starring in her first TV series in “Lady in the Lake” for Apple TV+ and Roland Emmerich’s gladiator series “Those About to Die” are some of the new television, films, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the streaming offerings worth your...

Over 3 million steam cleaners are under recall because they can spew hot water and cause burns

Jul. 18, 2024 13:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Some 3.3 million steam cleaners are being recalled across North America due to a burn hazard that has resulted in consumers reporting more than 150 injuries. Select models of Bissell-branded “Steam Shot Handheld Steam Cleaners” can spew hot water or steam while...

After crash that killed 6 teens, NTSB chief says people underestimate marijuana's impact on drivers

Jul. 18, 2024 13:21 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A horrific crash that killed six high school girls in Oklahoma two years ago has the head of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board urging parents to warn teenagers about the risk of driving after using marijuana. Chairwoman Jennifer Homendy made the appeal to...

Even with restrictive rules, swimsuit wars heat up in an Olympic year

Jul. 18, 2024 06:07 AM EDT

The iconic LZR Racer, the swimsuit that Michael Phelps wore while winning eight golds medals at the Beijing Olympics, is still revered around Speedo's design center. It serves as a reminder of just how much a suit can push a swimmer to greater heights. “In so many...

The uncertainty that plagues life in crisis-ridden Venezuela is also wreaking havoc on relationships

Jul. 18, 2024 02:12 AM EDT

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Victoria Estevez finally met someone who saw past her shyness. They spent two months learning about their likes and dislikes, texting about their families and friends, and walking around their hometowns on Venezuela's Caribbean coast. On a trip to the capital in...

Historic utility AND high fashion. 80-year-old LL Bean staple finds a new audience as a trendy bag

Jul. 18, 2024 00:13 AM EDT

FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — L.L. Bean created it 80 years ago to haul heavy blocks of ice. Now it's a must-have summer fashion accessory. The simple, sturdy canvas bag called the Boat and Tote is having an extended moment 80 years after its introduction, thanks to a social media trend...