Paris menswear: Fashion goes psychedelic and globe-trotting

PARIS — Paris Men’s Fashion Week was in top form Wednesday for its first full day of runway collections that touted a dynamic season showcasing brands such as Dior, Vuitton,…

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Walgreens, Rite Aid drop purchasing restrictions on children’s over-the-counter medicine

Pharmacies have announced they are dropping their restrictions on how much over-the-counter cold medication for children that customers can buy. Due to a respiratory virus season that began earlier than…

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Meg Medina is new ambassador for young people’s literature

NEW YORK — Novelist Meg Medina is the new National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, a selection made by the Library of Congress. Medina, a Cuban American whose books include…

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Why some major Texas universities are blocking TikTok access on internet networks

A host of major Texas universities announced overnight that they have banned TikTok from government-issued devices and restricted access to the social media app on their internet networks. The University…

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Coel, Cruz, Federer, Lipa and Wintour are Met Gala chairs

A starry group of celebs from film, TV, sports, music and fashion will be channeling the Lagerfeld Look at this year’s Met Gala on May 1 A starry group of…

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Paris Men’s Fashion Week goes psychedelic and globe-trotting

PARIS — Men’s Fashion Week in Paris was in top form Wednesday with a second day of runway shows touting a dynamic season and presentations showcasing brands such as Dior,…

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Collection of voice data for profit raises privacy fears

A customer-service center uses artificial intelligence to identify a caller’s agitation, an insurance company scans voice data to flag illness and raise rates, a five-star restaurant denies a reservation over…

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Moderna says its RSV vaccine for older adults is 84% effective at preventing serious illness

Moderna’s respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, vaccine for older adults was about 84% effective at preventing serious illness, according to data from a late-stage trial published Tuesday. Adult patients in…

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Reducing overall calories may promote weight loss more effectively than intermittent fasting, AHA study finds

Calorie restriction may be more effective at promoting weight loss than intermittent fasting, based on findings from a multisite study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers…

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