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Stephanie LaCava on Being a Lolita for Life

With the sexy schoolgirl look alive and kicking for fall, Stephanie LaCava—a pretty baby from way back—opens up about being watched by men, reviled by women, and misunderstood, all in the name of style<p>On the fall runway at Saint Laurent, there were <i>Madeline</i>-perfect peacoats, Courtney Love circa …

This Week in WTF Pop Culture History: Waterworld teaches Hollywood how to make money off of big-budget garbage

This Week in WTF Pop Culture History: <i>Waterworld</i> teaches Hollywood how to make money off of big-budget garbage.<p><i>Waterworld</i> became a cautionary tale/punchline for years after, because everyone forgets the most important part of the story: <b>It made its money back.</b> Oh, it only made $88 million in the USA (catastrophic, considering the budget was twice that), but it made <i>an astounding $175 million overseas</i>, where delighted audiences ignored the bullshit going on in the subtitles and just watched the …

Ukraine: We battled Russian military convoy

Ukraine claims its artillery destroyed much of a military convoy that crossed from Russia into Ukraine this week -- an incursion that two British newspapers say they witnessed.<p>If true, Ukraine's account and the British reports appear to give credence to what Kiev has long alleged -- that Russia has …

Le pape François béatifie 124 martyrs de Corée

La messe de béatification du pape François, organisée en plein cœur de Séoul, a réuni 170 000 personnes samedi.<p>C'était l'un des moments forts de la …

Huffington Post, Washington Post Reporters Arrested, Assaulted By Ferguson Police

Two reporters covering the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri were arrested and physically assaulted by police on Wednesday.<p>Ryan Reilly, the justice correspondent for The Huffington Post, and Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery were working in a McDonald's when a SWAT team suddenly invaded the …

When Justin Timberlake and 25,000 Fans Sang Happy Birthday to My Son with Autism

It was the great Leonard Bernstein who said,<p>"Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable."<p>Which might explain why I haven't been able to put into words what happened last night when my husband and I took our son, Julian, to see Justin Timberlake and The Tennessee Kids for his 8th …

Euro zone economy grinds to halt even before Russia sanctions bite | Reuters

BERLIN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone economic growth ground to a halt in the second quarter as Germany’s economy shrank and France’s stagnated.<p>A passenger plane is framed by buildings in the Cuatro Torres Business Area as its takes off at dusk from Madrid's Adolfo Suarez Barajas airport August 10, …

France first choice for tourists but cities among world's least friendly

France’s tourist bosses have been left scratching their heads after seemingly contradictory reports fell into their in-trays within days of each other.<p>First a travel magazine survey revealed France had three of the five most unfriendly cities in the world, including Cannes, dubbed a 'European …

Associated Press News

Live: France remembers the Allied landing in Provence

France on Friday marks the 70th anniversary of the August 15, 1944, landing of 50,000 Allied troops near Marseille and Toulon. Watch FRANCE 24's special coverage of the commemorations starting at 6pm Paris time (GMT+2).<p>FRANCE<p>As it happened: D-Day 70th anniversary commemorations<p>USA-FRANCE<p>Video: The …

France

False Equivalencies Mar This Bold 'Face'

Trans men and women face many problems — not least among them is the small but pernicious group of people, usually found on Tumblr, who use the rhetoric of trans experience to claim that they too are trapped in the wrong body: an able body (I have the soul of a person in a wheelchair!) or a white …

NYC Speaker Mark-Viverito

A new era of leadership is emerging in New York City, and at the head of it is Melissa Mark-Viverito, who talks with Maria Hinojosa about leading, city ID cards and more.

Law Professor Calls Out “The Law School Scam”

University of Colorado law professor Paul Campos makes a devastating attack on for-profit law schools in this Atlantic article. Those schools bank on …

College & University

10 Lies Fashion Girls Tell

"I have nothing to wear!"<p><b>1. These shoes are so comfortable.</b> Your feet are covered in blisters but you'd rather go down in flames than admit that your gorgeous shoes are killing you slowly. Is there anywhere to sit down…?<p><b>2. I don't follow trends.</b> <i>*Googles 'How to get Cara Delevingne's eyebrows, then</i> …

Un soulier maléfique signé Christian Louboutin x Angelina Jolie

Le créateur s'allie à l'actrice pour créer "Malangeli", une chaussure au design audacieux inspiré du personnage de sorcière et qui sera éditée en …

Angelina Jolie