A year after Olympic gold, US curlers reflect on success

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Nearly a year has passed since he won gold in South Korea, and John Shuster can still smile about his transformation from obscure curler to Olympic sensation. ...

All-Star: 10 things to know about the weekend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — With All-Star festivities set to officially begin Friday, here are 10 things to know going into the weekend: BACK TO CHARLOTTE Charlotte host...

Zimmermann had espionage in mind at NY Fashion Week

NEW YORK (AP) — Perhaps in another life, Nicky Zimmermann would have been a spy, an extremely chic one. The Australian designer had espionage on her mind for fall Monday at the New Y...

PBS' 'Finding Your Roots' looks into political leaders' past

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., hopes this season of his popular PBS series "Finding Your Roots" helps a divided U.S. see how all Americans have unique family links an...

Dapper Dan seeks accountability amid calls for Gucci boycott

NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion collaborator Daniel "Dapper Dan" Day is seeking accountability as other celebrities call for boycotts of Gucci after the fashion house apologized for producing a sweater that w...

Kemba Walker enters 3rd All-Star game with uncertain future

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker is preparing for his third NBA All-Star game — and his first as a starter — this weekend on his home court in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he once shouted "This...

Nancy Pelosi gets rock star treatment at Clive Davis gala

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The audience at Clive Davis' white-hot gala included Barbra Streisand, Joni Mitchell and Kareem Abdul Jabbar, but it was House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who got the most reques...

Badgley Mischka sizzles with sparkle, stretch

NEW YORK (AP) — Veteran evening wear designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka painted the town red at their spring show during New York Fashion Week. Their latest collection had sparkle and stretch wi...

Tadashi Shoji ups the glam in lace, sequin and velvet gowns

NEW YORK (AP) — Tadashi Shoji mixed plus-size models with the usual ultra-thin ones Thursday at New York Fashion Week, rolling out evening gowns with high slits, capes and sari influences in deep reds...

Some fashion with your breakfast? Lauren gives intimate show

NEW YORK (AP) — "Can I get you some Ralph's Roast?" Immaculately dressed young waiters offered coffee and pastries as soon as you sat down at Ralph Lauren's scaled-down fashion show ...

AP Explains: Racist history of blackface began in the 1830s

WASHINGTON (AP) — A racist photo on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page and a subsequent admission from his attorney general that he wore blackface in 1980 has roiled Virginia politics. The ph...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. 'THERE CANNOT BE WAR AND INVESTIGATION' In a line from hi...

Taipei International Book Exhibition opens Feb. 12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition is to begin following the New Year holidays. CNA reports the fair will feature a number of stars including singer/songwrit...

Milwaukee museum features thousands of bobbleheads

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A new museum in Milwaukee may well hold the largest collection of bobbleheads anyone has ever seen, displaying more than 6,500 figures of athletes, mascots, celebrities, animals, cart...

MMA coach Greg Jackson launches effort to promote New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A mixed martial arts coach who has trained fighters like Jon Jones and Holly Holm has announced he will launch an effort to promote New Mexico businesses and tourism. ...