Don’t Resist It: Tevas Are Finally Cool

Courtesy Women’s Hurricane XLT2 Outdoor Voices outdoorvoices.com $85.00 When Birkenstocks were called chic by Eva Chen back in 2014, the dark ages of constrictive heels ended and the Ugly Shoe Era began. The acceptance of comfort footwear is arguably the best thing to happen to women since we started wearing pants, and we will forever…

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in her words: How Larry Nassar ‘Flourished Unafraid’ for So Long

You’re reading In Her Words, where women rule the headlines. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox. Let me know what you think at dearmaya@nytimes.com. “How much is a little girl worth?” — Rachael Denhollander, the first former gymnast to go public about abuse by Larry Nassar Early last year, Larry Nassar,…

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Half of People Miss Benefits of Statins

Statin drugs like Lipitor and Crestor significantly reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease, rigorous studies have shown. But a “real-world” analysis published in Heart suggests that in practice about half of patients do not benefit from them. British researchers studied 165,411 patients free of cardiovascular disease who started statin therapy between 1990 and 2016. They…

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A Good Appetite: Green, Mellow and as Alluring as Shakshuka

There are so many reasons to adore shakshuka, but that savory gush of runny egg yolk is high on the list. That dish, a North African staple, involves poaching eggs in a quickly simmered, heavily spiced tomato-pepper sauce. This recipe retains shakshuka’s eggy allure, but instead of being red, spicy and tangy, it’s green, mellow…

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The Anxiety of the $2,300-a-Night Hotel Room

Carbon Beach is a beguiling and exclusive crescent of sand along the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, famous — infamous might be a better word — for the long and mostly losing battle conducted by its wealthy homeowners to keep the public off this stunning mile of coastline. It is also known as Billionaire’s Beach, a…

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Chanel Chugs into the Future

Image The 2020 Chanel cruise collection.CreditIan Langsdon/EPA, via Shutterstock PARIS — Chanel is moving forward. Or at least trying to. How else to view the fact that for the first Chanel cruise show since the death in February of Karl Lagerfeld, its longtime designer, the house had reimagined a Parisian railway station? “You have to…

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Shrimp From 5 U.K. Rivers Have One Thing in Common: Cocaine

LONDON — Researchers seeking evidence of chemical “micropollution” in five rural English rivers have found pesticides in many of the freshwater shrimp they tested. And cocaine in all of them. The presence of the illegal drug was unexpected because the sites where the researchers gathered their samples, in the eastern coastal county of Suffolk, were…

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Life as a Runway: What Do Twitter Employees in New York Wear to Work?

Twitter may be besieged with controversies over inaccurate news, hate speech and harassment, but its Manhattan offices on West 17th Street are a study in sunny civility. On a recent Thursday, the 400 so-called tweeps who work there were dining on Indian food in the bright cafeteria, with its Big Buck Hunter arcade game and…

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Encounters: Lake Bell Goes Dog Walking on the Upper East Side

“You know what’s so great about this?” said Lake Bell, nuzzling a husky mix named Kylo at the A.S.P.C.A. adoption shelter on the Upper East Side. “I’m going to pick up poop at some point.” Ms. Bell, an actress and filmmaker who made a splash with her 2013 feature-film directorial debut, “In a World…,” was…

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