Menswear fashion week kicks off in Paris amid heat
Fashion

Menswear fashion week kicks off in Paris amid heat

PARIS (AP) — As the fashion spotlight moved on from Milan — things heated up in Paris menswear, but mainly due to the sweltering weather that left celebrity guests uncomfortable on the front rows. Among them were singer Joe Jonas and former One Direction star Zayn Malik. Here are the highlights from Wednesday’s shows, including … Continue reading

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House bill aims for less e-cigarette regulation
Health / National

House bill aims for less e-cigarette regulation

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are pushing to ease proposed government regulations for companies that sell e-cigarettes and other new tobacco products, a move that Democrats charge could lead to unsafe products on the market. A spending bill approved by a House subcommittee Thursday would prevent the Food and Drug Administration from requiring pre-market reviews … Continue reading

Report: Higher deficits, more uninsured if health law tossed
Health / Politics

Report: Higher deficits, more uninsured if health law tossed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Repealing President Barack Obama’s signature health care law would modestly increase the budget deficit, while the number of uninsured Americans would rise by more than 20 million, said a nonpartisan government study released Friday. The report from the Congressional Budget Office comes ahead of a highly anticipated Supreme Court ruling that could … Continue reading