J.Crew Is Selling Its Classic One-Piece Swimsuit for $5

Smart shoppers know that you can often find really good discounted items during those end-of-the-season sales. There is always the chance that what you like is sold out, but that won’t be the case today. J.Crew is having a summer sale with an extra 50 percent off sale pieces (and 40 percent off regular-priced items)!…

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A Country House That’s Just Big Enough

When Daniel Heighes Wismer and Travis Wismer began looking for a weekend house in Sharon, Conn., as an escape from their weekday lives in Manhattan, they ruled out many homes simply because Daniel barely fit inside. “A lot of houses just didn’t have the ceiling height for Daniel, who’s 6-foot-3,” said Travis, 38, an estate…

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This ’90s-Inspired Trend is Backed by Chanel, Versace, and Cardi B

Courtesy Clip-on Earrings Chanel chanel.com $800.00 Say goodbye to dainty, barely there jewelry, because the next big thing in baubles is exactly that: Big. Like every other cyclical fashion trend (see: the Princess Di biker shorts revival, our current obsession with square-toe shoes, and those tiny Matrix sunglasses we already regret), we’re seeing the return…

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Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $572 Million in Landmark Opioid Trial

A judge in Oklahoma on Monday ruled that Johnson & Johnson had intentionally played down the dangers and oversold the benefits of opioids, and ordered it to pay the state $572 million in the first trial of a drug manufacturer for the destruction wrought by prescription painkillers. The amount fell far short of the $17…

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India’s Restaurants Rebel Against Food Delivery Apps

MUMBAI, India — Aakanksha Porwal, the owner of a small retro diner called Vahnilla & Company, recently signed up for the Zomato food delivery app to make dishes like her veggie cheeseburgers and Kit Kat cakesicles available to a wider audience. She also joined Zomato’s Gold program, where she would offer two dishes for the…

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Make a Pie This Weekend

Happy Friday! It’s still Melissa Clark here. And Sam Sifton is still away, I hope eating his weight in lobster and corn. Me, I’m acclimating to the workweek after my Greek vacation. But I am very glad it’s coming to a close so I can get ready for a long Labor Day weekend’s worth of…

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Tiffany & Co. Is Working to Save Coral Reefs in Mauritius

In the middle of the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Madagascar, lies the tiny island of Mauritius. Encircling it like a necklace is one of the world’s largest coral reefs, which, like coral reefs everywhere, is under threat from warming oceans. Over the last few decades, Mauritius’s beaches have shrunk by 65 feet, in…

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Life-Changing Drugs Almost Nobody Can Afford

Episode 11: ‘The Six Million Dollar Claim’ Producer/Director Suzanne Hillinger Patients suffering from rare diseases who had little hope for a treatment now have access to life-changing medicines, thanks to pharmaceutical companies’ investment in so-called orphan drugs, which treat diseases that affect fewer than 200,000 people. But the increasing number of people who would benefit…

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Our Best Labor Day Recipes: Ribs, Potato Salad, Coleslaw and More

Summer isn’t officially over until late in September, but we all know that Labor Day weekend is its unofficial end, so make the most of it: Soak up the sun, wear flip-flops and grill all of the things before photos of apple-picking and pumpkin spice lattes take over your Instagram feed. Here are some of…

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