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Sarah Jessica Parker attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2018 - 8:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Delicate veils, jeweled crowns and elaborate trains made up the holy trinity of haute couture at Monday's religion-themed Met Gala. Always on point Sarah Jessica Parker chose her gown and headdress from a series of drawings by Dolce & Gabbana. The intricate headpiece was a...
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Rihanna attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2018 - 7:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Delicate veils, jeweled crowns and elaborate trains made up the holy trinity of haute couture at Monday's religion-themed Met Gala. Bella Hadid held court as a gothic priestess (is that a thing?), as her gold-embroidered headpiece fanned out over a simple black corset and skirt. The...
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Rita Ora attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2018 - 7:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amal Clooney and Rita Ora were among the early arrivals to this year's religion-themed Met Gala, the annual fundraising fete in New York that brings out Hollywood's elite for an evening of fashion and charity. Clooney, one of the evening's co-chairs, arrived early in a striking...
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Amal Clooney attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2018 - 6:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Vogue's Anna Wintour has kicked off the star-studded and heaven-looking Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Wintour, who co-chairs the annual event, arrived at Monday night's event in a beaded off-white Chanel gown and a cross necklace alongside her daughter, Bee Shaffer...
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May 04, 2018 - 5:49 am
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois administrators will join riders for part of a cross-country bicycle ride to raise money for cancer research and patient support services. The Illini 4000 is scheduled to leave New York City on May 18. Riders will travel an average of 70 miles (113...
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In a photo provided by HBO date not provided, Serena Williams holds her daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanion Jr., in a scene from the HBO's "Being Serena," a five-part documentary series. The series airs Wednesday nights, starting this week. (HBO via AP)
May 03, 2018 - 9:57 pm
MADRID (AP) — Serena Williams has withdrawn from next week's Madrid Open, saying she wasn't ready to compete. Tournament organizers say Williams withdrew because she needs more time to train before returning to action. Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam champion, returned to the tour in Indian Wells...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2012, file photo, Charles Koch speaks in his office at Koch Industries in Wichita, Kan. Virginia's largest public university granted the conservative Charles Koch Foundation a say in the hiring and firing of professors in exchange for millions of dollars in donations, according to newly released documents. (Bo Rader/The Wichita Eagle via AP, File)/The Wichita Eagle via AP)
May 03, 2018 - 4:53 pm
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — The faculty senate at Virginia's largest university has formally asked the school to disclose donor agreements after revelations that some gift arrangements gave the conservative Charles Koch Foundation a say in the hiring and firing of some professors. The senate at George Mason...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, file photo, large spheres take shape in front of an existing Amazon building, behind, as new construction continues across the street in Seattle. Amazon said Wednesday, May 2, 2018, it is pausing construction on a new high-rise building in Seattle while it awaits the outcome of a city proposal to tax worker hours. The Seattle City Council has been weighing a proposed "head tax" on high-grossing businesses as a way to raise about $75 million a year for affordable housing and homelessness services. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
May 02, 2018 - 6:43 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon has halted construction planning on a new high-rise building near its headquarters while it awaits the outcome of a Seattle city proposal to tax worker hours. The Seattle City Council is considering a "head tax" on high-grossing businesses to raise about $75 million a year for...
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May 02, 2018 - 4:25 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon says it has halted construction planning on a high-rise building in Seattle while it awaits the outcome of a city proposal to tax worker hours. The City Council is considering a proposed "head tax" on high-grossing businesses to raise about $75 million annually for affordable...
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Erica Martinez, right, a teacher at Webster Elementary School, hands out a free food bag to one of her students as the teachers donated over 200 food bags to their students and families in front of the school during the fourth day of the state-wide teachers' strike Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
May 01, 2018 - 9:49 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona teachers said they will end a historic statewide strike Thursday that shut down schools for days if lawmakers pass a plan that offers big raises and increased school funding but that still falls short of their demands. Organizers made the announcement Tuesday after educators...
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