Fashion Designer Virgil Abloh Dies of Cancer at Age 41

Fashion Designer Virgil Abloh Dies of Cancer at Age 41

PARIS—Virgil Abloh, the U.S. designer who championed streetwear and hip-hop culture in luxury fashion as one of the industry’s most prominent Black executives, died on Sunday, according to a post on his Instagram account. He was 41 years old. The cause was cardiac angiosarcoma, a rare and aggressive cancer. Mr. Abloh was diagnosed more than … Read more

One surgeon may have infected mothers who died of herpes

One surgeon may have infected mothers who died of herpes

The tragic deaths of two new mothers may have been caused by a herpes infection in the finger of one surgeon. Kimberley Sampson, 29, and Samantha Mulcahy, 32, both died of herpes following cesarean sections by the same doctor in 2018. While the families of the deceased mothers were told by the coroner that their … Read more

Here’s how to avoid online money scams, from Nev Schulman

Here's how to avoid online money scams, from Nev Schulman

Nev Schulman, the co-host of MTV’s “Catfish” series, has good reason to be wary of scammers. As a 13-year-old, he was conned by some hucksters on the streets of New York City when he tried to purchase a computer. “I thought I was buying an off-the-truck Apple laptop from some guy on the street that … Read more

Arizona assisted living facility worker accused of stealing money from co-worker

Arizona assisted living facility worker accused of stealing money from co-worker

Mesa woman accused of stealing cash from assisted living facility coworker The money was going to be used to pay for the cremation of the victim’s son. Police say 61-year-old Connie Barr admitted to stealing $1,000 out of a nurse’s purse. She returned the money after being contacted by police. PHOENIX – A woman is … Read more

Peloton Stock Is Tumbling. A Disappointing Report Sinks Another Pandemic Play.

Peloton Stock Is Tumbling. A Disappointing Report Sinks Another Pandemic Play.

Text size Peloton stock is down double-digits in after-hours trading after the at-home fitness company reported a big loss and cut guidance. Courtesy Peloton Peloton Interactive was the latest pandemic-play stock casualty this earnings season. Shares are diving in extended trading after the at-home fitness firm reported a wider-than-expected net loss for the September quarter, … Read more