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Gira Sarabhai, female fashion pioneer, dies aged 97

Gira Sarabhai, a British Hindu design pioneer who became one of India’s most famous designers and whose eponymous brand featured a range of “unisex” clothes with slogans such as “I want to be seen...

For sale, with a $488,500 price tag

Updated on February 16, 2019, 1:30 p.m. ET If you have $488,500 burning a hole in your pocket, could you live in this house? Location, location, location, and it appears to be still true...

Charles B. Sellers, father-in-law to Katharine Graham, dies at 98

Charles L. Sellers, a World War II veteran who was an adviser to the War Department and experienced a miscarriage of justice when he was accused by The Washington Post of espionage, died Nov....

Why did a man’s ‘man crush Monday’ go viral?

By Jodie Van Kirk, for CNN Lilly Caraeff's feed on TikTok is a pretty typical teenage experience. She posts videos of herself lip-syncing to dance tracks alongside boyfriends, friends and family. Sometimes the clips...

Australian athletes need twice as long to clear quarantine at Commonwealth Games

SYDNEY -- Australian athletes are being asked to arrive in quarantine twice before they can compete in next month's Commonwealth Games in Australia. National team officials at the Games, which take place in four...

I wish I would have known about this disturbing end-of-an-era species before I died

Image: Kirk Hutchins / Don Hansen / National Geographic Magazine People in Europe, Asia and North America have fished the giant black-necked stork since the close of the Ice Age, back to when this...

The NYPD detective who got his own wife killed by the force

NEW YORK (CNN) - No matter how much time, David Dunlap figured out who was really behind the murder of Abner Louima. A former member of the New York City police force, his investigation...

Baltimore schools are looking for volunteers to teach students at schools where 3-quarters of students need help reading

In their slumber, as youngsters, they are eager to get up and head to their neighborhood schools. But many of these early students can't say the words to the chant they'll soon become familiar...

‘Brave Santa’ breaks down barriers for those with disabilities

This week, Marilyn Golden, who launched the loud-and-proud “Brave Santa” movement by teaching children with autism what it’s like to ride the subway alone, died of pancreatic cancer. Ms. Golden, who founded the nonprofit...

Robert Shiller: short-term return on US government bonds could be negative

The situation has become so bad for US bondholders that it could even lead to negative real returns – below the inflation rate – and stagflation, says Kristina Hooper Robert Shiller warns that it...

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