Hundreds of Bodies, One Nurse: German Serial Killer Leaves as Many Questions as Victims

OLDENBURG, Germany — The new nurse arrived at the intensive-care unit of Delmenhorst hospital with a solid letter of reference, describing him as someone who worked “independently and conscientiously.” In a crisis, it said, he reacted “with consideration” and was “technically correct.” It gave no indication that officials at his former hospital in Oldenburg, Germany,…


Medical News Today: 5 causes of cold intolerance

People with cold intolerance frequently feel cold when other people are comfortable or even warm. Cold intolerance may only occur in certain parts of the body, such as the hands or feet. Some people naturally tend to feel colder than others, without any discernible cause. However, cold intolerance can also be a symptom of an…


The Last Five Glamour Shots Locations in the United States

EL PASO — Glamour Shots was once the coolest store in every mall. Boomer mothers and Gen-X teens and 20-somethings paid $29.95 for makeovers and photography sessions defined by big hair, white satin gloves, heavy eye shadow and contemplative poses, in an era when pictures were taken for special occasions and not just to commemorate…


Five Weeknight Dishes: Dinner and a Spritz

Good morning and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes! Have you heard that we published a little story about the Aperol spritz? A story that suggested that the drink is, ahem, overrated? Drink what you like, of course — the story says that — but there are many delightful ways to spritz at home after work,…


Spring Art Sales: Yawns or Records?

The marquee auctions of Impressionist, modern and contemporary art in New York next week are the first crunch moment of the year for the top end of the art market. Owners of big-ticket paintings and sculptures regard these biannual sales as the moment to maximize prices. For Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips, this is also the…


Nicholas Hoult Sweats Gracefully in the Boxing Ring

LOS ANGELES — Nicholas Hoult laced up his black Adidas sneakers, grabbed an orange jump rope and found a spot in the alleyway behind Trinity Boxing Club, a no-frills gym behind Melrose Boulevard in Los Angeles. It was an early Wednesday morning, and the light was still soft. As the rope whistled under and over…


Our Best Mother’s Day Recipes: Brunch, Desserts and More


Julia Moskin’s classic French toast.CreditJessica Emily Marx for The New York Times

Susan Spungen’s almond berry layer cake.CreditCraig Lee for The New York Times
Samin Nosrat’s buttermilk-marinated chicken.CreditJessica Emily Marx for The New York Times
A Boulevardier.CreditCraig Lee for The New York Times

10 Stephanie Shepherd-Approved Mother’s Day Gifts

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Cravings by Chrissy Teigen


If your mom appreciates a good spread, like I do, she’ll love all of the new pieces from Chrissy Teigen’s line at Target.

Take Two Bike Rides and Call Me in the Morning: Cycling as Doctor’s Orders

LONDON — A new program in Wales will allow family doctors to offer patients an unusual prescription for better health: bicycles. The pilot program, the first such initiative in Britain, according to the health board that is leading it, reflects an effort by medical professionals around the world to give patients alternatives to drugs, in…