November 18, 2016

BEDFORD, Ind. — When Megan Cox left her home in Bedford, Indiana, to study at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, she never imagined her degree would bring her back home. The 2014 alumna envisioned herself pursuing a career in chemistry, maybe in the food or oil industry.

Instead Cox's…

CoverGirl ads feature woman wearing a hijab

November 10, 2016

CoverGirl is featuring a woman wearing a hijab in its advertising for the first time in the makeup line's history.

Beauty blogger Nura Afia is featured wearing the traditional Muslim head covering in an ad campaign for a new line of mascara that also includes singer Katy Perry and actress Sofia…

Fashion remark sparks outrage

October 23, 2016

BARRINGTON, R.I. — Women clad in yoga pants plan to parade through a coastal Rhode Island town in protest of a man who said the attire looks tacky and ridiculous.

The women plan to hold a parade today in Barrington to show they can wear whatever they want.

Their outrage is in response to…

Rare diamond might fetch $25 million at sale

October 20, 2016

LONDON — A diamond ring that's the ultimate in bling is set to go to auction, with an estimated price of $15 million to $25 million.

Sotheby's auction house says the Cartier ring holds an 8.01 carat blue stone named the Sky Blue Diamond. It recently was displayed in London before a sale Nov.…