The Met Will Turn Down Sackler Money Amid Fury Over the Opioid Crisis

The Metropolitan Museum of Art said on Wednesday that it would stop accepting gifts from members of the Sackler family linked to OxyContin, severing ties between one of the world’s most prestigious museums and one of its most prolific philanthropic dynasties. The decision was months in the making, and followed steps by other museums, including…

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What are the symptoms of gestational diabetes?

Gestational diabetes is a temporary form of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy when the body stops producing or responding to insulin adequately. If the body is unable to respond to insulin appropriately, high levels of sugar build up in the bloodstream and cause the symptoms of diabetes. Gestational diabetes can potentially cause some health risks…

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Why Not Let Children Choose Their Own Names?

When she was pregnant, Satya Twena, a 36-year-old hat maker and fashion designer in Ojai, Calif., was in a yoga class when her daughter’s name came to her in a meditation. The name was Wish. “Wish named herself because she was already active and alive in my wife,” said Jeffrey Zurofsky, 45, who founded ’Wichcraft…

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10 Pieces of Jewelry That Are the Perfect Graduation Gift

As you book flights (or in my case, a bus) to see sisters, daughters, and girlfriends accept their college diplomas one thing is clear—graduation season is upon us. Celebrating such a stride in someone’s life is exciting and momentous, often time warranting a gift that says «I love you and I’m proud»? Luckily, there are…

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Polishing the Silver

Shirley Freitag has her eye on a coat for next fall: a Norma Kamali sleeping bag model in a searing shade of red. “It’s the one that that fashion guy Talley is always wearing,” she said, referring to André Leon Talley, the high-visibility style world fixture. Ms. Freitag had stopped last week at the offices…

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Medical News Today: How whole-grain rye consumption can improve gut health

Researchers know that whole grains are good for health, but the mechanisms at play remain unclear. However, a recent study in humans and mouse models now shows just how certain whole grains help regulate gut health. Those who eat whole-grain rye bread have lower blood serotonin levels. What does this mean? Studies from the past…

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Two Small Planes Crashed in Alaska. Here’s Why Few Experts Were Surprised.

Image Coast Guard members searched for survivors from one of the downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska, on Monday. CreditReuters When two propeller planes crashed in southeast Alaska on Monday, killing six people, aviation experts said they were saddened, but not surprised. The accident, which also left 10 injured, was among many involving small planes in the…

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T.W.A. Terminal Reopens With Food by Jean-Georges Vongerichten and More

The swooping landmark Eero Saarinen building that was the T.W.A. terminal at Kennedy International Airport has been reborn as a hotel. Opening Wednesday, The Paris Cafe and Lisbon Lounge, both part of the original terminal, will feature food by Jean-Georges Vongerichten, who will also manage the space. At the Paris Cafe, there’s an all-day menu…

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Update: At Former TWA Terminal, Your Hotel Is Now Boarding

Already sold out on its opening night, May 15, the new TWA Hotel at John F. Kennedy International Airport, in the former 1962 TWA Flight Center designed by the architect Eero Saarinen, will have 512 mid-century-furnished rooms, an infinity pool and lounge on the roof, a shop from the Detroit-based watchmaker Shinola and a restaurant…

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American Express to Buy Resy, a Restaurant Booking Service

American Express has considered dining perks one of the main benefits for its card members, helping them book tables at hot spots and offering them rewards points for doing so. Now it is taking a new step into the industry — by buying the country’s biggest privately held restaurant reservation service. American Express announced on…

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