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  • Pediatricians warn against pot use: Not your dad's marijuana

    CHICAGO - An influential doctors group is beefing up warnings about marijuana's potential harms for teens amid increasingly lax laws and attitudes on pot use.
  • The Oscars red carpet led by Ruth Negga and Emma Stone

    And the red carpet goes to ... the women in red, for one, with equal accolades for shiny and shimmery gold worthy of the Oscars, this and all years.
  • Ruth Negga in red, plenty of gold on Oscars red carpet

    Ruth Negga dripped in responsibly sourced rubies with a custom Valentino gown to match, Nicole Kidman appeared fashion-effortless in Champagne-colored Armani Prive and Janelle Monae made a large statement in a black tulle Elie Saab gown with soup-to-nuts embellishment — bird broaches, feathers, sequins, beads and crystals — on Hollywood's biggest night at the Oscars.
  • Transition in Milan fashion scene as new creatives break out

    MILAN - A transition is underway in the Milan fashion scene, with new designers taking over traditional brands and younger creatives breaking out with their own labels.
  • Russian world ice fishing champion, Ukraine team winner

    RIGA, Latvia - Russia's Dmitry Eliseev is the new World Ice Fishing Champion after beating a field of 78 others on the frozen Baltic Sea off the coast of the Latvian capital.
  • Masks and snowy streets herald pre-spring rite in Latvia

    RIGA, Latvia - Hundreds of people sang, danced and skipped through the snowy streets of Latvia's capital wearing colorful costumes and masks, participating in a pre-spring rite that dates back to pagan times.
  • Koch leads fight to deregulate African-style braiding

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. - The billionaire industrialist Charles Koch (KOHK') and hair braider Jocelyn DoCouto (doh-KOO'-toh) have at least one thing in common. They are both part of a national movement to deregulate the business of African-style braiding.
  • Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind see

    SAN FRANCISCO - Jeff Regan was born with underdeveloped optic nerves and had spent most of his life in a blur. Then four years ago, he donned an unwieldy headset made by a Toronto company called eSight.
  • Missoni floods fashion world with pink pussy hats

    Milan Fashion Week took a formal turn on the fourth day of previews for next fall and winter.
  • Celebrities launch pot brands as California legalizes drug

    SAN FRANCISCO - Country singer Willie Nelson, the children of the late reggae icon Bob Marley and comedian Whoopi Goldberg are just a few of the growing number of celebrities publicly jumping into the marijuana industry and eyeing the California pot market, which is expected to explode after voters legalized the recreational use of weed.

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