Inside the Golden Globes After-Parties

Michelle Williams knows how to time an exit. Ms. Williams, who is pregnant, won her second Golden Globe on Sunday night for her performance in “Fosse/Verdon.” But she ducked out 20 minutes before the end of the ceremony, heading to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s viewing party down the hall at the Beverly Hilton hotel,…

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India’s ‘Pickle Queen’ Preserves Everything, Including the Past

CHENNAI, India — Usha Prabakaran was at home, talking on the phone with a college friend, when she stopped making sense. Her speech scrambled. Her vision blurred. She dropped the receiver and fell to the floor. It was 1998 and Ms. Prabakaran, a former lawyer living in Chennai, a major city on India’s southeastern coast, had…

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A.I. Comes to the Operating Room

Brain surgeons are bringing artificial intelligence and new imaging techniques into the operating room, to diagnose tumors as accurately as pathologists, and much faster, according to a report in the journal Nature Medicine. The new approach streamlines the standard practice of analyzing tissue samples while the patient is still on the operating table, to help…

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Time to Cook

Good morning. Welcome back. It was nice there for a while, everything operating at about 60 percent capacity, like an easy drive through Berlin to Paris Bar for Champagne and fries, everyone smiling, everyone in sweaters, everyone chill. Now it’s a new year, top of the quarter, first day back and everyone’s goal-setting, performance-assessing, level-setting,…

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The Best Looks From the 2020 Golden Globes After Parties

The 2020 Golden Globes red carpet was host to several memorable looks, with celebrities turning out for a celebration of the year’s top movies and TV shows. But the real runway was undeniably the exclusive afterparties. Some stars underwent full outfit changes, while others made their stunning debuts at events from Netflix, HBO, and Warner…

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In a Year of Perpetual Motion, Moments That Stopped Time

The 52 Places Traveler Looking back on a whirlwind journey around the world, the 52 Places Traveler revisits the experiences that offered lessons for travel — and life. Jan. 6, 2020 Video Produced by Meg Felling and Sebastian ModakCreditCredit…Sebastian Modak/The New York Times On my second day back in New York I walked into my…

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This Golden Globes Red Carpet Was Not Harvey Weinstein’s Red Carpet

There’s really no getting away from the fact that the most powerful red carpet fashion statement at any Golden Globes occurred in 2018, when almost all of the women who attended showed up in black gowns and tuxedo suits in solidarity with Time’s Up and #MeToo. So the coincidence that this year the ceremony took…

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Early Treatment for Autism Is Critical, New Report Says

In December, the American Academy of Pediatrics put out a new clinical report on autism, an extensive document with an enormous list of references, summarizing 12 years of intense research and clinical activity. During this time, the diagnostic categories changed — Asperger’s syndrome and pervasive developmental disorder, diagnostic categories that once included many children, are…

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New Hope for Migraine Sufferers

If you live with or work with someone who suffers from migraine, there’s something very important you should know: A migraine is not “just a headache,” as many seem to think. Nor is it something most sufferers can simply ignore and get on with their lives. And if you are a migraine sufferer, there’s something…

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What if a Vaping Tax Encouraged Cigarette Smoking?

ImageCredit…Christian Bruna/EPA, via Shutterstock The surging popularity of vaping among young Americans is driving lawmakers to use one of their favorite tools to discourage unwanted behavior: taxes. In December, the Massachusetts legislature passed a 75 percent tax on all e-cigarettes. Twenty states have already done so, along with the District of Columbia, and several more…

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