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Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died

PARIS (AP) — Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashio...

Givenchy legacy: Hepburn's little black dress, and much more

PARIS (AP) — In her sleeveless black gown, with rows of pearl at the neck and oversized sunglasses, Audrey Hepburn's Holly Golightly defined understated elegance. Hers was the iconic little black dres...

Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, accor...

Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, accor...

Brazil president's future in doubt after impeachment vote

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) -- President Dilma Rousseff on Monday appeared on the verge of losing office after a congressional vote to impeach her and signs suggested only tenuous support for her in the Sen...

Asian News Digest, AS

ASIAJAPAN-EARTHQUAKE -- The U.S. military joins relief efforts in southern Japan for areas devastated by two powerful earthquakes as local rescuers comb through debris looking for 10 people still repo...

Debate turns vitriolic in Brazil as impeachment vote nears

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) -- Friends and foes of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff called each other "putchists" and "thieves" ahead of Sunday's vote in Congress' lower house on whether to proceed with h...

BC-Americas Digest-

PRESIDENTIAL RACEHANOVERTON, Ohio -- Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton faceda potentially decisive day on Tuesday with contests in five states that could transform them from front-runners to likely nom...

BC-Americas Digest

TOP STORIES:PRESIDENTIAL RACELANSING, Michigan -- Bernie Sanders breathes new life into his long-shot White House bid with a crucial win in Michigan's primary, chipping away at Hillary Clinton's domin...

Rio Water wins story of the year; Krupa takes photo award

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Brazil-based reporters Brad Brooks and Jenny Barchfield won story of the year honors for their coverage of the polluted water at Olympic venues in the annual contest for A...

US, Brazilian health teams brave slums to start Zika study

JOAO PESSOA, Brazil (AP) -- Teams of U.S. and Brazilian health workers ventured into dicey slums, fought through snarled traffic and braved torrential downpours on the first day of their effort to det...

CDC team kicks off Zika study in Brazil focused on Zika

JOAO PESSOA, Brazil (AP) -- A 16-member team of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is starting work on a "case-control" study aimed at determining whether the Zika virus really does c...

For Brazil's Carnival fans, even Zika can't stop the party

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazilian Carnival could be called a hungry mosquito's dream -- five days of non-stop street parties that bring together millions of revelers in an inviting mass of bare ankles,...

For Brazil's Carnival fans, even Zika can't stop the party

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazilian Carnival could be called a hungry mosquito's dream -- five days of non-stop street parties that bring together millions of revelers in an inviting mass of bare ankles,...