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'Vaccine' is Merriam-Webster's 2021 word of the year

With an expanded definition to reflect the times, Merriam-Webster has declared "vaccine" its word of 2021 - a year after if chose "pandemic" as the word of the year.

Alexi McCammond parts ways with Teen Vogue over past tweets

Saying her past anti-Asian and homophobic tweets have overshadowed her work, Alexi McCammond said Thursday that she and publisher Condé Nast have decided to part ways at Teen Vogue.

Merriam-Webster and Dictionary.com both name 'pandemic' the word of the year

For the first time, two dictionary companies on Monday — Merriam-Webster and Dictionary.com — declared the same word as their top word of the year.

Taylor Swift ends intrigue, announces new album in November

After whipping her army of fans into a frenzy with video snippets of slithery snake parts on social media, pop star Taylor Swift has predictably revealed details of her new album, reputation, and announced on Instagram it will be out Nov. 10.

Fashion insiders declare 'I Am an Immigrant' in new video

While some fashion designers have always been overtly political, the recently wrapped New York Fashion Week just a month after U.S. President Donald Trump's inauguration included a broader range of brands addressing these tumultuous times.

Bono first man to make Glamour's Women of the Year list

Glamour's annual Women of the Year list always takes in a lot of territory, from fashionistas and sports heroes to activists and business leaders. Enter Bono: the first Man of the Year to be honoured at a Nov. 14 ceremony in Los Angeles.
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Who rocked the Emmys red carpet?

From Kerry Washington's baby bump-hugging number to Anna Chlumsky's barrel-shaped frock, the Emmys red carpet was a mixed bag of colour and silhouette. Check out some style highlights from TV's big night.

Rio opening ceremony will be 'full of heart,' executive producer says

Expect plenty of smiles, scenic depictions of the rainforest, a celebration of ethnic diversity and a "contemporary and cool" celebration to kick off the Summer Games on Friday in Brazil.

Donna Karan to step down as chief designer at her company

Donna Karan will step down from daily duties as chief designer at her namesake company, Donna Karan International, to devote more time to her philanthropic foundation.

Social media and mourning: Are funerals the last privacy frontier?

Taya Dunn Johnson understands why Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg asked mourners, tech powerhouses included, to stay off social media from her husband David Goldberg's memorial service.

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