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Weight loss among fat-acceptance influencers a fraught topic

Jul. 22, 2019 12:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion and lifestyle blogger Maui Bigelow has always been curvy and built a social media presence by embracing every pound. Until the worst happened. At nearly 380 pounds, her health took a dive. She was diagnosed with a blood cancer and multiple uterine fibroids that couldn't be treated...

Oklahoma car accident survivor inspires new jewelry line

Jul. 21, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — When she started physical therapy two summers ago, Izzy Kitterman could barely move her arms and needed a machine to pump oxygen to her lungs through a tube sticking into her neck. But in the long hours of grueling therapy sessions, week after week, month after month, she clung to a...

Facing Trump's tariffs, some companies move, change or wait

Jul. 18, 2019 10:36 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some are moving factories out of China. Others are strategically redesigning products. Some are seeking loopholes in trade law or even mislabeling where their goods originate — all with the goal of evading President Donald Trump's sweeping tariffs on goods from China. But most of...

Facing Trump's tariffs, some companies move, change or wait

Jul. 18, 2019 10:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some are moving factories out of China. Others are strategically redesigning products. Some are seeking loopholes in trade law or even mislabeling where their goods originate — all with the goal of evading President Donald Trump's sweeping tariffs on goods from China. But most of...

Barbie goes glam rock to honor David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust

Jul. 15, 2019 12:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Barbie has been many things over the years. Now, she's dressed as Ziggy Stardust. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of David Bowie's iconic "Space Oddity," Barbie overseers at Mattel released a collectible version of the doll dressed as Ziggy Stardust, one of his most...

Volunteers sought for Holmes Lake park cleanup

Jul. 13, 2019 10:06 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln Parks and Recreation officials are seeking volunteers to help clean up Holmes Lake Park and its shoreline. The cleanup will be held from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on July 20. Volunteers will meet in parking lot number three, which is located across Holmes North Shore Road from the...

Barbie goes glam rock to honor David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust

Jul. 12, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Barbie has been many things over the years. Now, she's dressed as Ziggy Stardust. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of David Bowie's iconic "Space Oddity," Barbie overseers at Mattel released a collectible version of the doll dressed as Ziggy Stardust, one of his most...

Collectable sneakers on auction at Sotheby's in New York

Jul. 12, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — True sneaker heads will get the opportunity to expand their collection as Sotheby's in New York holds its first sneaker auction. These aren't just any old sneakers but 100 of the rarest, most-coveted sneakers around, including the Nike handmade "Moon Shoe" designed by Nike co-founder Bill...

California exhibit paints Ed Hardy as artist, tattoo pioneer

Jul. 12, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When people hear the name Ed Hardy, they likely think of the flashy, tiger- and skull-emblazoned clothing that rocketed to popularity in the 2000s, appearing on the likes of Paris Hilton, Britney Spears and cast members from the reality TV show "Jersey Shore." Others recognize Hardy as...

New Hampshire man's mailbox invention seen as a lifesaver

Jul. 8, 2019 3:11 PM EDT

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Neal Dwelley was trying to clear snow around his mailbox three years ago when a car flew by and nearly hit him. Unnerved, he went online to look for devices that could slide his mailbox to the edge of the snowbank so he could avoid putting himself in danger while using his snowblower....