I don’t often dole out the “perfection” moniker, but Winona Ryder’s outfit — worn to the opening of the Ben Foster/Alec Baldwin Broadway play “Orphans” — is pretty great. Winona, who doesn’t seem to age at all, is wearing black leggings with a black sweater and white button-down underneath. It’s simple, classic and completely elegant. A totally chic chick. [Photo: Getty]
We’ve all heard the saying, “No good deed goes unpunished” — and that’s proven to be true for 10 Americans who flew down to Haiti after the Jan. 12 earthquake. Recently the Haitian government arrested a group of 10 Americans, most of whom are members of a Baptist congregation in Idaho, as they tried to take 33 children on a bus into the Dominican Republic. Members of the group say they were just trying to help. But Haiti has charged each American with kidnapping, which, if convicted, carries a possible sentence of five to 15 years in prison, and criminal association, which carries three to nine years.
Yikes. International diplomacy incident, anyone? Keep reading »
Another nice story has come out of the tragedy in China. One policewoman who was breast-feeding her own child took it upon herself to breast-feed several babies rescued after the earthquake. At one point, she was feeding nine babies — five of them orphans. “It is a mother’s reaction,” she said, “and a basic duty as a police officer to help.” [CNN] Keep reading »