8 Ultra-Inclusive Resorts For The 1 Percent (PHOTOS)
2012-04-26 18:55:31 UTC
There are luxury resorts (Four Seasons, Aman and their ilk), and then there are the ultra-luxury ones. What's the difference?
The ultras are even more exclusive, pride themselves on highly individualized service and are seldom larger ...
Looking for a few good boomers to help others
2012-04-25 06:27:53 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP) — Local charities and nonprofits are looking for a few good baby boomers — well, lots of them, actually — to roll up their sleeves to help local schools, soup kitchens and others in need.
Boomers are attractive volunteers, and i...
Metlife, 20 states reach settlement near $500M
2012-04-23 18:52:49 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — MetLife Inc. has agreed to pay nearly $500 million in a 20-state settlement over allegations it didn't pay life insurance benefits to some of its policyholders.
The largest life insurer in the United States said Monday that i...
American makes its case against union contracts
2012-04-23 19:05:33 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — American Airlines argued before a federal bankruptcy judge Monday that its union contracts need to be changed to make the company financially stable.
The airline lost more than $10 billion in the decade leading up to its declara...
DA: Pa. man hid phone in jail in prosthetic leg
2012-04-23 15:12:04 UTC
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A county detective says a man serving six months in a southwestern Pennsylvania county jail illegally hid a cellphone and charger in his prosthetic leg.
Twenty-seven-year-old Christopher Greer, of Uniontown, faces a prelim...
Kipsang, Keitany of Kenya win London Marathon
2012-04-22 21:12:47 UTC
LONDON (AP) — Kenyan marathon runners showed their superiority going into the Olympics, with Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany coasting to victory in London on Sunday to virtually assure themselves of selection for the games.
Kipsang, the second-...
J.K. Rowling's next book: 'The Casual Vacancy'
2012-04-25 04:12:25 UTC
LONDON (AP) — It may lack wizards and witches, but J.K. Rowling and her publisher are hoping her first novel for adults, "The Casual Vacancy," will have the magic touch.
The book's title was announced Thursday by Little, Brown & Co. along with ...
SF restaurant known for 'rudest waiter' closing
2012-04-21 06:40:32 UTC
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 100-year-old Chinese restaurant in San Francisco once known for having "the world's rudest waiter" is slinging its last insults and barbequed pork noodle rolls.
Sam Wo, a Chinatown hole-in-the-wall that typified the kind ...
Happy? Positive outlook may be good for your heart
2013-03-25 03:27:05 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP) — Be happy — it seems to be good for your heart.
Scientists have long known that Type A personalities and people who are chronically angry, anxious or depressed have a higher risk of heart attacks.
Now a Harvard review of the...
Study suggests breast cancer is clutch of 10 diseases
2012-04-18 18:02:27 UTC
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists who conducted a major international study into the genetics of breast cancer say they can now classify the disease into 10 subtypes - a finding that points to more accurate, tailored treatment for individual patients ...
Baby alive after 12 hours in morgue
2012-04-11 15:56:58 UTC
A woman who insisted on seeing the presumably lifeless body of her premature baby has found the infant alive in the drawer of a hospital morgue.
Authorities say the girl had spent 12 hours in the refrigerated room at the Perrando de Resistencia...
Claudia Schiffer is a model for ageing well
2012-04-11 12:35:17 UTC
- CATWALK QUEEN DAZZLES IN GUESS ADS -
VETERAN supermodel Claudia Schiffer shows she's still got it in a series of ads for US fashion brand Guess.
The 41-year-old beauty looks half her age in the upmarket black-and-white snaps, which see her...
Dental x-rays linked to common brain tumor
2012-04-10 19:16:00 UTC
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study suggests people who had certain kinds of dental X-rays in the past may be at an increased risk for meningioma, the most commonly diagnosed brain tumor in the U.S.
The findings cannot prove that radiation ...
2012-04-10 13:58:56 UTC
CHLOE GREEN is set to unveil her debut shoe collection at a glamorous party held at The Arts Club in Mayfair on April 17. The daughter of Arcadia boss Sir Philip Green has named her label CJG after her own initials. The range will arrive in Topsho...
2012-04-10 13:56:02 UTC
VENA CAVA's financial worries have been solved, after the brand signed a licensing and design deal with new backers LF USA - the US counterpart of Hong Kong-based investors Li & Fung Limited. The New York label, which is comprised of friends Lisa ...
Has Victoria been giving you tips? David Beckham to become ELLE magazine's FIRST solo male cover star
2012-04-10 20:55:37 UTC
His wife regularly dominates the covers of the top women's magazines. But it seems that husband David Beckham may be venturing onto her turf.
Mail Online can exclusively reveal that the handsome football star - who is as famous off the pitch as...
Dior fashion house replaces disgraced artistic director John Galliano
2012-04-10 12:42:08 UTC
Belgian designer Raf Simons is taking over as artistic director at Christian Dior, the Paris fashion house announced on Monday, ending months of speculation over who would replace his disgraced predecessor, John Galliano.
The top design post at...
Is high spending on cancer care 'worth it'?
2012-04-09 20:08:13 UTC
NEW YORK (Reuters) - With the United States spending more on healthcare than any other country — $2.5 trillion, or just over $8,000 per capita, in 2009 — the question has long been, is it worth it? At least for spending on cancer, a controversial ...
Hospitals pressured to end free baby formula
2012-04-09 20:02:19 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New parents leaving U.S. hospitals often take home a corporate gift along with their babies: a tote bag filled with infant formula. Consumer advocates want to end the giveaways, which they say undermine breastfeeding.
Calvin For Macy’s
2012-04-09 14:56:59 UTC
CALVIN KLEIN creative director Francisco Costa will launch a limited edition collection for Macy's next month, signifying a first- and extensive - foray onto the high street by the American fashion giant.
With price points from $135 (£84.40), t...
2012-04-09 14:45:12 UTC
IF Linda McCartney was still alive today, it seems her daughter Stella would have plenty to ask her. Almost 15 years on from her mother's death, McCartney still feels the large gap that her mother has left behind.
"Losing my mum - that was a pu...
2012-04-09 14:40:48 UTC
SIENNA MILLER has revealed that her sister Savannah is already working hard on her new label - in Sienna's attic.
"My sister is an amazing designer - she's working on her new label at the moment." Sienna told us. "In fact she's designing in my ...
Examining mechanisms behind gun rampages
2012-04-13 22:52:32 UTC
How can apparently normal young men become coldblooded murderers? In "The Amok Complex", the author Ines Geipel searches for answers. She examines five shocking examples and the mechanisms behind them.
Almost ten years ago to the day, the inconce...
Kansas winner of Mega Millions lottery comes forward
2012-04-08 07:11:47 UTC
(Reuters) - A Kansas winner of a share of the record U.S. $656 million Mega Millions lottery claimed the cash on Friday, nearly a week after becoming one of three winners of the historic jackpot, lottery officials said.
The winner asked to rema...
U.S. island was green victory to save slice of paradise
2012-04-08 06:35:10 UTC
MARCO ISLAND, Florida (Reuters) - When the Mackle brothers, Elliot, Robert and Frank Jr., first set foot on the deserted beaches of Marco Island in 1962 there were more pelicans, terns and mosquitoes than people.
With it white sand beaches and ...