NEW YORK — In much of Europe and North America, September and October are peak months to get married. In Chile and elsewhere in Latin America, wedding guests are familiar with la hora loca, a wild late-night wedding party with masks, noisemakers and costumes.
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NEW YORK — Earth, meet Polo.
Polo Ralph Lauren on Thursday launched a version of its iconic polo shirt made entirely of recycled plastic bottles and dyed through a process that uses zero water.
NEW YORK — In 1664, Maryland passed the first British colonial law banning marriage between whites and slaves. An 1883 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that state prohibitions on interracial marriage don’t violate the Fourteenth Amendment held for more than 80 years.
NEW YORK — Racial justice. Obstruction of justice. Social justice. The Justice Department. Merriam-Webster has chosen “justice” as its 2018 word of the year, driven by the churning news cycle over months and months.
The word follows “toxic,” picked by Oxford Dictionaries, and “misinformation,” plucked by Dictonary.com.
NEW YORK — The Pantone Color Institute has chosen Living Coral as its 2019 colour of the year.
NEW YORK — Mercedes or Mustang? John Deere or Jeep? Electric ride-ons for kids are busting out all over this holiday season.
Target will add nearly a quarter-million square feet of new space for toys across more than 500 stores. Some of that real estate will show off a broad selection of ride-ons and other large toys.
NEW YORK — From the positively medieval to the beat of contemporary music: Brencheese, deathshildy and hip-pop are among about 1,000 new or refreshed entries added in June to the online Oxford English Dictionary.
NEW YORK — On college campuses and in workplaces, across social media and in deference to non-binary people, gender-neutral pronouns are more than just a new wave of political correctness.
They’re the focus of debate that stretches back hundreds of years.
NEW YORK — Meghan Markle is about to join more than one select group. In addition to her May 19 wedding to Prince Harry, she’ll become one of just a handful of Americans to become a senior royal around the globe.
Here’s a look at some of her predecessors:———
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NEW YORK — Got a chocolate lover? Why not mark the season of romance with something special just for them.
With an ancient love connection the Aztecs believed chocolate was an aphrodisiac and built-in marketing opportunities that include Valentine’s Day, the purveyors of chocolate offer their wares in a variety of price ranges, flavour combinations and just plain fun factor.