Min Hogg, World of Interiors Editor, Dies at 80

Min Hogg, founding editor of The World of Interiors magazine, the beloved, sumptuous chronicle of old world bohemianism, died on Monday at her home in London. She was 80. The cause was cancer, said Molly Alexander, a great-niece. Raised in quasi-aristocratic affluence, Ms. Hogg had been working as a fashion editor and a photographer’s agent…

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Medical News Today: What are the best meat substitutes?

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How do breasts change during and after pregnancy?

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Democrat vs. Democrat: How Health Care Is Dividing the Party

WASHINGTON — It was a command as much as a question, intended to put an end to months of equivocating and obfuscating on the issue: Which of the Democratic presidential candidates on the debate stage supported abolishing private health insurance in favor of a single government-run plan? Show of hands, please. Just four arms went…

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For a ‘Saturday Night Live’ Writer, a Permanent Musical Guest

Two years ago, fresh from the breakup of a seven-year relationship, Rebin Shah, also known as the Swedish rapper Rebstar, was urged by friends to join Raya, a dating and networking app for people in the entertainment industry. Although skeptical, he agreed to give it a try. “There were a lot of familiar names on…

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Where Is Kamala Harris on Medicare for All vs. Private Insurance?

On the debate stage Thursday, Senator Kamala Harris raised her hand, seemingly in support of a government insurance proposal that would eliminate employer insurance. On Friday, she said she had misunderstood the question. The wording of the question left room for confusion, but Ms. Harris also has a history of making conflicting statements on the…

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A Show-Stopping Cake With Old-Fashioned Charm

When my friend Ursula Reshoft-Hegewisch offers to bring dessert, my answer is always yes. Over the years, she’s arrived at my door with all manner of elaborate confections — a sachertorte, a chocolate-hazelnut cake, assortments of Viennese Christmas cookies, and a billowing almond dacquoise filled with mocha buttercream, each carefully made in the kitchen of…

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How the Face of Big Gay Ice Cream Spends His Sundays

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] It’s been 10 years since Doug Quint parked his Big Gay Ice Cream Truck at the northwest corner of Union Square in Manhattan for the first time. This is where he and his business partner, Bryan Petroff, got their…

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Swordfish and Salsa, Summer on a Plate

During the summer grilling season, swordfish makes a succulent meal, one I look forward to. With longstanding environmental and sustainability issues, however, it hasn’t always been so easy to recommend with a clear conscience. Because of overfishing, swordfish numbers were dangerously low for many years. But after a long-term boycott and moratorium put in place…

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T.G.I. Summer

Summer is the scent of sunblock and the taste of soft serve and dinner at dusk. It is hot dogs with ketchup and corn gnawed off the cob. It is salty and sweet, and it is finally here. Some people love winter cooking and baking, the woolen hygge of it all, but to me this…

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