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25 Award-Winning Wedding Photos You Just Have To See

Four times a year, the Fearless Awards honor the very best photos by the world's top wedding photographers. And the most recent collection, released Tuesday, is no exception.<p>After poring over more than 15,000 submissions from 1,300 photographers, a group of curators carefully narrowed the finalists …

Weddings

Is the French Manicure Coming Back?

Don't call it a comeback—the French manicure has been here for years, but the 2015 version is a far cry from the thick, acrylic-tipped look you wore …

Manicures

When a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer is Asked for Free Photos…

Want to see how a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer responds to a request for free images in exchange for “credit” from a major news corporation? …

Lawyer for Alberta man on death row in U.S. wins execution drug challenge

A U.S. judge has rejected a request from the state of Montana to change one of the drugs used to execute prisoners on death row.<p>The decision by District Court Judge Jeffrey Sherlock could be good news for Ronald Smith of Red Deer, Alta., who is one of two inmates condemned to die in that …

California Is Building The Country’s Largest Solar Desalination Plant

In the Central Valley, nowhere near the ocean, there’s lots of salty waste irrigation water–and not enough to drink.<p>If you want to take a shower or wash dishes in East Porterville, California, you’ll probably have to use a bucket. The water stopped running in most houses over a year ago. But …

Flower Girl and Ring Bearer Get Married in Same Church 17 Years Later

Brooke and Adrian Franklin had the opportunity to walk down the aisle together—not just once, but twice! Seventeen years ago, the pair met at a North Carolina daycare and they also belonged to the same church. They were then brought together as a flower girl and ring bearer for a family friend's …

Weddings

7 Ways to Dress Up and Still Be Comfortable

You don't have to suffer to look good.<p>Contrary to what you might have heard, pain is <i>not</i> beauty. Just because you are dressing up doesn't mean you have to be uncomfortable. Here are some tips to make sure you always feel as good as you look.<p><b>1. Always choose natural, breathable fabrics, like cotton,</b> …

Clothing

Top U.S. commander in Afghanistan says attack on hospital was a mistake

Gen. John Campbell, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, told Congress on Tuesday that the deadly U.S. airstrike on a civilian hospital in Kunduz was a mistake, but he declined to endorse calls for an outside investigation.<p>Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Campbell said the …