Ebola Outbreak Spreads to 3rd Province in Eastern Congo

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo — Congo said on Friday that its yearlong Ebola outbreak had spread to a third province, with two new cases confirmed in the current outbreak, the second-largest in recorded history. The country’s Health Ministry said two patients had tested positive this week in the Mwenga area of the province of…

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ELLE Editorial: Woodstock Redux

With the fiftieth anniversary of Woodstock comes a new look for flower-child fashion. Here the era’s exaggerated florals and bold tie-dye meet beachside staples for a truly far-out trip. Shirt, jumpsuit, both Versace. Andreas Sjödin Top, pants, both, Etro. Belt, seashell bandanna, all A.N.G.E.L.O. Vintage Archive. Messenger bag, all, Dior. Wedges, Michael Kors Collection. Andreas…

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Comedian Julio Torres Changes His Hair Color (Again)

Six years ago, Julio Torres, the comedian, former “Saturday Night Live” writer and bilingual surrealist, decided to dye his hair. He called Marcy Ozuna, a hairdresser who works out of a narrow shop on Sullivan Street in Greenwich Village. “It’s time,” he told her. “I screamed,” Ms. Ozuna said. “I went crazy.” “You were so…

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The World Has a Diamond Glut. Why Is That a Problem?

LONDON — Is it ever possible to have too many diamonds? For many in the business of producing and trading these gems in recent years, the answer is yes. The top diamond miners in the world, including the two largest, Alrosa and De Beers, have an inventory problem. So do many of the cutters and…

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They Met on the Court. They Both Won in Love.

Eric Wankerl is probably nobody’s idea of a swaggering jock, but when Paige Marquardt caught his eye on a Minnesota basketball court in 2013, he didn’t hesitate to let her know he was curious. “He asked me 20 questions,” Ms. Marquardt said. “He wanted to know a lot about me, how old I was and…

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Five Places to Visit in Greenville, S.C.

Greenville, S.C., near the Blue Ridge Mountains, has emerged as a buzzy destination for the culinary and creative arts after years of economic growth and urban revitalization. One of the Upcountry city’s most intriguing areas is West Greenville, the former hub of the city’s textile production. In recent years, the enclave known as “The Village”…

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How Payal Kadakia Danced Her Way to a $600 Million Start-Up

Want to go to a trampoline class? Or a salt bath? Or ride a bike underwater? There’s an app for that. ClassPass, founded by Payal Kadakia, has upended the fitness class market with a simple premise: Instead of paying for access to one gym, pay a monthly fee and drop in to classes of all…

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Can the Jersey Shore Culture of Springsteen and Snooki Survive?

When Sam Hernandez met his wife in 2010, he had never been to the beach in New Jersey. Born and raised in Bushwick, Brooklyn, he’d always associated the Jersey Shore with the tan-and-party lifestyle of the MTV reality show. But his soon-to-be-wife, a New Jersey native, insisted he visit. Once he was there, he was…

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Nurturing an Autistic Son’s Spiritual Life

One Friday night several months ago, my younger son, Mickey, was flipping channels in search of his favorite station, the Game Show Network, when suddenly I heard familiar sweet singing. “Mom! Look!” he called. He thrummed with excitement. “Rabbi Angela! That’s my rabbi!” He had happened upon the Jewish Broadcasting Service, and they were live…

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Todd and Julie Chrisley Plead Not Guilty to Tax Evasion and Bank Fraud

Todd and Julie Chrisley, a wealthy Southern couple who project a public image as a God-loving, straight-talking husband and wife on the reality TV show “Chrisley Knows Best,” are now facing criminal charges. This week, a federal grand jury in Atlanta indicted the couple on charges of tax evasion, wire fraud and hiding income from…

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