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This undated electron microscope image provided by William Miller of Baker University in March 2019 shows a tardigrade of the class Heterotardigrada, also known as a "water bear." The small animals, about the size of a period, are able to survive extreme heat, cold, radiation and even the vacuum of space. (William Miller via AP)
March 20, 2019 - 1:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth's ultimate survivors can weather extreme heat, cold, radiation and even the vacuum of space. Now the U.S. military hopes these tiny critters called tardigrades can teach us about true toughness. These animals are pipsqueaks, only about the size of a period. Under a...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, left, talks with rapper 2 Chainz after the Lakers' NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Nuggets won 115-99. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 07, 2019 - 5:42 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — From the very first day LeBron James picked up a basketball, he wanted to be like Mike. James and his closest friends idolized Michael Jordan while they grew up together on Akron's competitive playgrounds and tough streets. As James grew into a tantalizing basketball prospect...
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March 06, 2019 - 2:41 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Britain's Virgin Atlantic has dropped a requirement that female flight attendants wear makeup, joining other major carriers that have eased their dress and grooming requirements after complaints about turning female employees into sex objects. Virgin Atlantic announced this week that...
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FILE - In this April 7, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping walk together at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla. Foreign leaders showered President Donald Trump and his family with more than $140,000 in gifts during their first year in the White House, with China and Saudi Arabia among the most lavish givers. China’s president gave Trump and his wife the two most expensive gifts in 2017: a $14,400 calligraphy display and a $16,250 dinnerware set featuring Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort. All gifts were turned over to the National Archives. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
March 06, 2019 - 11:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Foreign leaders showered President Donald Trump and his family with more than $140,000 in gifts during their first year in the White House, with China and Saudi Arabia among the most lavish givers. According to the State Department's annual accounting of such gifts, Chinese...
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A model wears a creation as part of the Stella McCartney ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Monday, March 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
March 04, 2019 - 1:26 pm
PARIS (AP) — Words were almost inaudible amid the screams when Stella McCartney presented her collection at Paris Fashion Week Monday, which toyed with draping and upcycling. Such exuberant outbursts would usually come from the designer's fans. But it was McCartney herself who caused the commotion...
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Singer Grace Jones wears a creation as part of the Tommy Now ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
March 03, 2019 - 1:39 pm
PARIS (AP) — A one-off itinerant extravaganza courtesy of American designer Tommy Hilfiger's "buy-now" collaboration with actress-singer Zendaya gave Paris Fashion Week a case of Saturday night fever. On Sunday, Valentino's Pierpaolo Piccioli yet again received a standing ovation, and Thom Browne...
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A model wears a creation as part of the Elie Saab ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
March 02, 2019 - 8:46 am
PARIS (AP) — Elie Saab and Vivienne Westwood were among designers featured at Paris Fashion Week Saturday, with organizers on heightened alert as French yellow vests protesters mobilized in Paris for a 16th straight weekend. Marches are planned not far from show venues near the Arc de Triomphe...
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A model wears a creation as part of the Celine ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Friday, March 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
March 01, 2019 - 4:23 pm
PARIS (AP) — Fashion rebel and designer Hedi Slimane returned to Paris Fashion Week to present his sophomore womenswear show Friday for storied brand Celine that riffed on the 70s. The sky was the limit for the 15-minute display, staged in a purpose-built Japanese-style building branded "CELINE" by...
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Models wear creations as part of the Manish Arora ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 28, 2019 - 10:59 am
PARIS (AP) — High-collared, fluid silhouettes teeming with detail: That was the recipe at Chloe Thursday, which showcased its latest winter collection at Paris Fashion Week, as it bid adieu to its former designer Karl Lagerfeld, who died earlier this month. Rick Owens, meanwhile, pushed the...
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Models wear creations as part of the Dior ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 26, 2019 - 2:18 pm
PARIS (AP) — Designer Maria Grazia Chiuri once again celebrated feminism and sisterhood in her collection for Christian Dior at Paris Fashion Week, delving into the independent youth subculture styles of 1950s Britain. Wearing a marl Dior dress, Jennifer Lawrence swept down the stone steps inside...
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