Shopping for Swivel Chairs

There are many good reasons to buy a swivel chair — in particular, the ease of movement. But Ghislaine Viñas, an interior designer in New York who frequently uses them in her projects, thinks one of the best is the sense of play they create. “They’re fun,” she said. “I’ve put them in family lofts…

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‘Value’ of Care Was a Big Goal. How Did It Work Out?

“It doesn’t mean that the vast majority of the care Medicare purchases is linked to actual value,” said Sherry Glied, a health economist, and dean and professor at the Wagner School of Public Service at N.Y.U. “We don’t even know what we mean by value. How do you pay for something when you don’t know…

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Why Can’t We Stop Pancreatic Cancer?

Pancreatic cancer, which will be diagnosed in about 56,770 people in the United States this year, is the only cancer with a rising mortality rate through 2014, although five-year survival has begun to inch up, from 8 percent to 9 percent by 2016. It remains the nation’s third leading cause of cancer deaths, after cancers…

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Carl Ruiz, Celebrity Chef and Restaurateur, Dies at 44

Carl Ruiz, a television celebrity chef and restaurateur, has died, his Manhattan restaurant La Cubana said on social media on Sunday. He was 44. Mr. Ruiz made frequent appearances on the Food Network as a competitive chef and celebrity judge. He opened restaurants around the world, his most recent being La Cubana, which opened in…

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Highlights From the Emmys Red Carpet 2019

Highlights from the red carpet: Ava DuVernay brought the Central Park Five as her dates. ImageThe Netflix mini-series “When They See Us,” about the Central Park Five, was nominated for 16 Emmys.CreditFrazer Harrison/Getty Images The director Ava DuVernay brought the Central Park Five as her dates. The real life stories of Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson,…

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How Maisie Williams’ Emmy Awards Dress Came to Be

In 2011, Maisie Williams made her professional acting debut as Arya Stark on Game of Thrones. Since then, we’ve watched Williams grow not just into an actress beloved by pretty much everyone (including Drake), but someone to watch on the red carpet as well. In the past she’s worn Coach, Thom Browne, and Miu Miu,…

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All the Looks From the 2019 Emmys Red Carpet

Awards season officially begins tonight with the Emmys in Los Angeles. TV’s biggest celebrities have just started arriving for the ceremony, where Game of Thrones in particular leads the nominations count. Here, what all the stars are wearing to the award show, from presenters Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, and Kylie Jenner to nominees Emilia Clarke,…

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The Best Looks From Milan Fashion Week

Milan Fashion Week ran the gamut from seriously sexy (and J.Lo!) at Versace to grandma-chic at Gucci with many a classic reinvented at Prada, Fendi, and Jil Sander. Here, the best looks that Italy’s fashion capital has to offer for the spring 2020 season.

Tekashi 69: Can He Disappear After Testifying Against the Bloods?

For three short days in September, the rapper Tekashi6ix9ine was back in his element: blowing up the internet. Abandoning his brand as a professional agitator, the Instagram celebrity became a star witness for the federal government, and testified at length about fellow rappers and his former crew, the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods. But when 6ix9ine…

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The Slow-Burning Success of Disney’s Bob Iger

ANAHEIM, Calif.— Bob Iger looks down at his phone and frowns. “Why is the stock market dropping?” he murmurs to himself, sitting in the back of a BMW ferrying him around Disneyland during last month’s convention of superfans, where he is showing off the new Disney+ streaming service. I know I have to give him…

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