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Stories with subject: Beauty and fashion
  • Altidore's playing time a concern for Klinsmann 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:53 pm
  • Jozy Altidore's disappointing first season with England's Sunderland has less than a month remaining, and it appears as though the American's struggles for playing time aren't finished.

  • Popularity of religious tattoos seems enduring 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:33 am
  • FORT WAYNE, Indiana - Jes Farris says it happens two or three times a day. Someone walks into Studio 13, a local tattoo shop he owns with his brother, Jake, and inquires about getting a religious tattoo.

  • Lincoln peeper suspect pleads not guilty 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 9:07 am
  • LINCOLN, Nebraska - A 29-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to secretly recording images of women changing clothes in a Lincoln restaurant employee locker room.

  • Couple makes face paint for wild turkey hunters 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:17 pm
  • RED WING, Minnesota - You could call it man makeup.

  • Lynx trade G Sugar Rodgers to Liberty 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:33 pm
  • MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Lynx have traded second-year guard Sugar Rodgers to the New York Liberty for the rights to swap third-round picks in the 2015 draft.

  • NKorea complains over barber's Kim Jong Un poster 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 1:01 pm
  • LONDON - North Korea has made a diplomatic appeal to the British government to get a London salon out of its hair.

  • Youth tanning bed limits rejected in Colorado 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:19 am
  • DENVER - A proposal to ban children from artificial tanning beds has been rejected in the Colorado Legislature.

  • Dress codes: Where should schools set limits? 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:22 am
  • EVANSTON, Illinois - They're called leggings - popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.

  • Tanning salons adjust to new Illinois law 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:14 pm
  • DEKALB, Illinois - Illinois tanning salon owners have adapted to a law banning customers under 18 from tanning beds since the new policy was implemented about four months ago.

  • Male cop dresses as Amish woman to stop flasher 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 3:49 pm
  • PITTSBURGH - A western Pennsylvania police officer says he spent much of December and January dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.

  • Victoria's Secret announces London fashion show 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:58 am
  • LONDON - London is getting a new fashion extravaganza - the Victoria's Secret Show, which will take place for the first time in the British capital this year.

  • Use of tobacco barred at Fort Williams Park 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:28 am
  • CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine - Visitors to Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth will soon face fines if they smoke or use tobacco products on park grounds.

  • Chinese lawyers say they were tortured by police 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:55 am
  • BEIJING - His head covered in a black hood, lawyer Tang Jitian recalls being taken into a room and hearing the sound of a rope being pulled. The handcuffs behind him were jerked upward and soon he was dangling in the air.

  • Lawson collects women's business wear for charity 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:04 am
  • INDIANAPOLIS - Secretary of State Connie Lawson is collecting donations of women's suits and business clothes.

  • Marilyn Monroe earrings auctioned for $185,000 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 2:59 pm
  • LOS ANGELES - A pair of rhinestone earrings Marilyn Monroe wore to a 1955 Hollywood film premiere have sold at auction for $185,000.

  • Former Iowa woman suffers 'face blindness' 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 4:53 pm
  • MONTICELLO, Iowa - Tara Fall, of Menifee, California, can see just fine following a stroke she suffered some years earlier. She just can't recognize faces; not even those of her husband, children or mother, she told a crowd Friday at Loras College in Dubuque.

  • Churchill Downs to keep more from each bet 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 12:27 pm
  • LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Churchill Downs plans to start taking a bigger cut from bets wagered on its races, which means gamblers cashing winning tickets will collect less money.

  • Deschanel talks fashion, Prince and 'New Girl' 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 1:17 pm
  • WEST HOLLYWOOD, California - Zooey Deschanel is almost bubbling over with excitement: Her show "New Girl" is a hit, she just released a pop song with Prince, she's working on a movie with Bill Murray and Bruce Willis, and now she's sitting in a Tommy Hilfiger store filled with racks of dresses she helped design.

  • Rolling Stone flubs Constitution tattoo on cover 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 7:23 am
  • LOS ANGELES - Julia Louis-Dreyfus better hope her latest tattoo is a temporary one.

  • Hawaii lawmakers plow through mountain of bills 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 11:01 pm
  • HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers plowed through a mountain of bills Tuesday in advance of a legislative deadline, moving swiftly through their work until they hit a sex education bill that drew criticism from gay rights opponents and generated a salty debate in the state House.

  • PVH Corp. invests in Lagerfeld parent company 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:37 pm
  • NEW YORK - PVH Corp., the company behind the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands, has become a minority shareholder in fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld's namesake company.

  • Jean Paul Gaultier pays tribute to London 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:24 pm
  • LONDON - Jean Paul Gaultier cannot stop gushing about his love for all things British - the punks, the humor, the tartan, David Bowie - all vital inspirations to the French designer.

  • Peaches Geldof dies unexpectedly at age 25 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 7:01 pm
  • LONDON - Model and media personality Peaches Geldof, the second daughter of Irish singer Bob Geldof and member of a talented, troubled family who grew up in the glare of Britain's tabloid press, was found dead Monday at age 25.

  • Ow, Canada: US retailers get the cold shoulder 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 3:08 pm
  • For years, Canadians would cross the border to the U.S. to shop at Target. Exporting its cheap chic there seemed like a no-brainer.

  • Wails, sobs: Rwanda marks 20 years since genocide 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 12:49 pm
  • KIGALI, Rwanda - Displaying both pride and pain, Rwandans on Monday marked the 20th anniversary of a devastating 100-day genocide that saw packed churches set on fire and machete-wielding attackers chop down whole families from a demonized minority.