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  • 'Daily Show' correspondent Che joins 'SNL'

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC says a correspondent on Jon Stewart's "The Daily Show" is joining "Saturday Night Live." Comedian Michael Che will handle "Weekend Update" duties with Colin Jost during the upcoming 40th season of "SNL," the network said Thursday. Che, who wrote for "SNL" last season,...

  • Scottish celebrities take sides on independence

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — Scotland's independence battle is a tough one to call. The Yes side has James Bond, but the No campaign has Harry Potter. Former 007 Sean Connery has long been a vocal Scottish nationalist — from his home in the Bahamas. Earlier this year he backed independence and the "core...

  • Marc Jacobs closes NY Fashion Week

    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York Fashion Week's eight-day whirl wrapped on Thursday with some of the design world's biggest names showing on the runways. Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and Marc Jacobs all presented on Thursday, as the morning-to-night introduction of the spring 2015 collections featuring...

  • Networks say they're cutting back on Rice video

    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — At least six television networks said Thursday they plan to stop or minimize airings of video showing Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiancee and knocking her unconscious, footage that has called into question how the NFL disciplines players involved in...

  • Marc Jacobs ends NY Fashion Week with a pink house

    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — With a Barbie-pink house and matching plush carpeting set up in an armory, Marc Jacobs closed New York Fashion Week on Thursday with models in military outfits and a computerized voice piped through Beats by Dr. Dre at every seat that spoke of a slower, quieter life. And Jacobs...

  • Calvin Klein for spring: classic sophistication

    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Classic and sophisticated, the spring collection from Francisco Costa for Calvin Klein moved fluidly in papyrus white sleeveless dresses and read and blue leather on Thursday, the final day of New York Fashion Week. Save a bit of patchwork and silver metallic embroidery, the...

  • Ralph Lauren takes audience on a glam safari

    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — If you're the woman who likes to have a luxurious candlelit dinner while on safari — or maybe just wants to channel a safari while at a dinner party closer to home — Ralph Lauren hears you. The designer's spring 2015 collection was heavy on khakis, safari jackets and cargo...

  • Real girls, real makeup: A look at celebrity makeup artist Carmindy's tips for teen beauty

    By Heather Warlick, Staff Writer | Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    In “Bloom,” celebrity makeup artist Carmindy Bowyer gives advice for young teen girls who are just venturing into the world of makeup.

  • Proenza Schouler plays with tensions, contrasts

    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Proenza Schouler designers Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough — known in the fashion world as "the boys" — love contrasts. And so they love showing their ultra-modern, sophisticated clothing designs in dilapidated, aging or raw spaces, like the former headquarters of JP...

  • Reed Krakoff sporty, feminine for spring

    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Reed Krakoff's sporty, feminine presentation Wednesday at New York Fashion Week included macrame raffia, perforation, supple leather in cobalt blue and some killer handbags. Krakoff, the former executive creative director of Coach, returned to his roots in shoes and bags,...

  • Designer Donna Karan memoir expected next year

    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion designer Donna Karan is ready to show her fans what happens beyond the runway. Karen has a deal with Ballantine Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House. The publisher announced Wednesday that the memoir is currently untitled and is scheduled for next year. According...

  • Betsey Johnson celebrates brides, marriage freedom

    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Drag queens and a transgender bride romped down Betsey Johnson's runway Wednesday with same-sex couples, a few "Real Housewives" and the 72-year-old designer's TV dance partner in a fashion show that screamed JUST MARRIED! And, of course, Johnson did her traditional cartwheel...

  • Miley designs, retro Kors: Fashion Week highlights

    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Miley Cyrus is a designer now, y'all! The pop singer's turn as jewelry crafter was just one of the revelations from New York Fashion Week. There was the "optimistic chic" of Michael Kors' collection and the wild bridal theme of Betsey Johnson. The Associated Press also caught up...

  • BC-AP Sports Digest

    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    The supervisor is Rick Freeman, followed by Doug Feinberg at 7 p.m. and Vinay Cherwoo at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800 845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories, and the photos that accompany them, also can be...

  • Estee Lauder takes enlightened approach to combat dark spots, pigmentation

    Linda Miller | Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    Cosmetics counters and drugstores are packed with creams, lotions and potions to help even skin tone. Here comes another one.



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