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You'll be seeing these home and fashion items everywhere this month.In our Trend Report column, we're breaking down all the month's crazes and fads that are actually worth your time. Plus, we'll find the best and most affordable ways to incorporate them into your own life — because living in style should never feel complicated.
On the same day Star Wars fans are paraphrasing and celebrating "A New Hope," President Joe Biden announced a new goal.
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Biden sets updated vaccination goal
President Joe Bidena goal he announced Tuesday. The pace of vaccinations required to reach 70% is much slower than the speed with which the nation got to its current levels. Now, most states appear to be at or near the point where supply is outstripping demand, according to an released Tuesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation. That's despite the fact that in about 1 in 4 states, fewer than half of adults have received at least one shot. Today, about 56% of total adults in the U.S. have received at least one shot.
The Costume Institute Announces a Two-Part Exhibition on American Fashion for 2021 and 2022
“In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,” will open on September 18, 2021, and will remain on display when “In America: An Anthology of Fashion,” opens on May 5, 2022 in the period rooms of the American Wing. Both shows will run through September 5, 2022. Andrew Bolton, the Wendy Yu Curator in Charge of the Costume Institute, has an uncanny sense of timing. Despite the advance planning needed to organize an exhibition, he always seems to land on a topical theme, and stateside the subject of American identity is topic number one.
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Train overpass collapse in Mexico City leaves 24 dead, 70 injured
At least 24 people died, and about 70 were injured,, sending cars from the city's newest subway line plunging toward a busy boulevard. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador expressed condolences and solidarity to the families of the victims and to residents of where the accident took place. “A hug to all the people of Tláhuac, to all those who are suffering from this accident," he said. Obrador also promised a thorough investigation of the tragedy.
Shanghai Fashion Week: Designers relish full schedule of physical shows
With runway shows around the world still impaired by the pandemic, Shanghai became one of the only cities to host a full physical fashion week for the upcoming season.The thrill and anticipation of runway shows has been sorely missed across the fashion world in the past year. But while events in Europe and North America are still impaired by the ongoing pandemic, it was business as usual in China.
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What everyone’s talking about
- Pro football Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw called Aaron Rodgers
- The Lincoln Project took one last dig at Trump
- The Bidens look like giants next to the Carters in this photo.
- Anna Faris said she 'ignored' warnings
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Why thousands of pickup trucks are sitting in lots, not with customers
Thousands ofbecause of an ongoing global semiconductor shortage. The shortage has had a multibillion-dollar impact on the auto industry, with a company like Ford having approximately 22,000 vehicles parked and awaiting parts at the end of March. "The semiconductor shortage and the impact to production will get worse before it gets better," Ford CEO Jim Farley said after earnings posted. In fact, Intel Corp. CEO Pat Gelsinger predicted the problem will plague the auto industry "for a few more years," reported Monday. While vehicle production could be made up toward the end of the year, it is less likely with every month that passes.
How to wear overalls, according to a stylist — plus 12 options to shop
Yep, overalls are here to stay.Fashion trends from the '90s are coming back with a vengeance, and none of them are more fun than overalls. But rather than the boxy, oversized overalls of the decade coming out of your mom’s closet, today’s overalls are sleek and chic.
- Chip shortages have disrupted the market for used cars.
Readers show love to outstanding educators on Teachers Day
Forwe're highlighting educators in The Short List who have inspired our readers. One Short List reader, Pat Gerke, shared how proud she is of her daughter, Alison Greenhouse's, life as a teacher in Norris, Tennessee. "I tried to instill in our children, 'Do what you love, and you will never work a day in your life.' Our daughter, Alison, heard the message and lives it. As an art teacher, she finds beauty in the world and shows the children how to search for it, how to find it, how to produce it and share it with others. Sharing beauty and love, with the laughter of children as your daily soundtrack, who can have a better life? I'm proud of all she's accomplished, especially her zeal for living."
Tarek El Moussa and fiancee Heather Rae Young engagement party
The Flip Or Flop star, 39, wore a dark suit and the bride to be, 33, had on a white jumpsuit as they celebrated their engagement party in Newport Beach, California. Several of her Selling Sunset co-stars joined in on the fun including Chrishell Stause.
- Josh on his wife, Victoria, a music teacher: "...she dug in for us, made a difference in those kids lives. I just wanted to thank her for everything. Thank you for your time."
- Yashekia on Mrs. Forbes-Machado, a kindergarten teacher in White Plains, New York: "With so much ambiguity, she helped to calm stress and created a consistent routine for parents and students ... Her openness, communication and empathy made all the difference!"
- Sheila Flint on Steve Perez, a 5th-grade teacher in Los Angeles: "He became so creative during the pandemic in trying to teach his students. He tried to incorporate Superman into questions and answer segments. The students loved it. He always had a fun theme and gave lots of his time after hours for kids that had internet problems. I was so proud of him."
- A teacher in New Jersey was suspended
- The South is at risk for severe weather again
- Billionaire Warren Buffett has chosen his replacement at Berkshire Hathaway.
- U.S. hospitals overused elective procedures and tests before the pandemic, a report shows.
- Snow days have been canceled
It's Star Wars Day!
May the Fourth is not only the first half of a now-common greeting on this date (May the Fourth be with you), but it also marks aneverywhere. The day stems from the famous phrase in George Lucas' space saga, "Star Wars: A New Hope." In the 1977 film, General Dodonna encourages the rebel fighters before they begin their assault on the Death Star, "Then man your ships! And may the Force be with you!" Though the first official application of the phrase dates back to a 1979 newspaper ad in England, fans have been using the saying for their own online celebrations for well over a decade. The internet and media coverage created a feedback loop and "May the 4th" just "exploded ... and it kept growing," wrote Steve Sansweet on StarWars.com in 2013, who is now an adviser of fan relations at Lucasfilm.
The 10 Best Jogging Strollers, According to Reviews
Shop the all-terrain strollers reviewers love from Amazon, Walmart, and Bed Bath & Beyond.Jogging strollers are three-wheel strollers designed for all terrains thanks to their large, bike-like air-filled tires. They tend to be slightly bulkier and heavier than traditional four-wheel strollers, but they provide a smooth and stable ride for parents who want to stay active.
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This TikTok Creator Has an Outfit For Everything—No Matter How Specific .
From hiking with the Kardashians to attending a Cheetah Girls reunion tour, Andie Johnston has thought of it all.By day, the 24-year-old runs EHJ Digital, a digital marketing and content production company. By night (well, on her lunch breaks), she is a pro TikTok creator with over 131,000 followers. One of her most popular series is styling a look for “specific events that will never happen to me,” such as shopping “meeting the gals at Nobu Malibu even though I don’t eat fish.” (For that occasion, she chose ripped white jeans, a mint green tank top, and strappy sandals).