Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them

Twenty years ago, thousands of Africans died of AIDS each day as pharmaceutical companies looked on, murmuring sympathy but claiming that they could not afford to cut the prices of their $15,000-a-year H.I.V. drugs. It’s hard to imagine such a nightmare unfolding today. Vast changes have swept the drug industry over the last two decades.…

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A Huge Christian Louboutin Exhibition Is Opening in Paris Next Year

Christian VierigGetty Images In February of next year, a landmark exhibition of Christian Louboutin’s designs will open at Paris’s Palais de la Porte Dorée—and for fashion historians and red sole-devotees alike, the retrospective should be a must-see. The show will display a selection of designs from Louboutin’s oeuvre, which by his own estimate comprises over…

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All the Best Looks from the 2019 BET Awards

The biggest and brightest stars in music, fashion, television, and sports landed in Hollywood last night for the 19th annual BET Awards. With summer in full swing, the 2019 BET Awards red carpet was awash with striking colors and prints, from Ella Mai’s neon green suit to Ciara’s fire red mini dress. Ahead, all of…

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Yewande Komolafe’s 10 Essential Nigerian Recipes

There is a saying in Yoruba, one of the languages spoken by the people of southwestern Nigeria, that translates as “The soul that does not eat pepper is a dead soul.” The saying refers not to just one single element, but to the variety of ingredients in Nigerian cuisine that add heat to a dish:…

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A Festival to Celebrate Halal Foods

A small group of 20-somethings, some of whom are still in college, came up with the idea of this inaugural New York Halal Food Festival on Long Island. Noran Omar, the creative media director of the event, said all of the organizers have immigrant parents and wanted to foster a sense of community among Muslims…

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Designer Bongs Are a Thing Now

Remember that sophomore girl who could make a bong with an apple? Brett Heyman’s got her beat. The founder and creative director of Edie Parker now has handblown glass hash pipes shaped like peaches, grapes, and even a banana, which looks a little like… well… use your sophomore imagination. “All the bongs and pipes are…

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Brows Before Vows

Two days before he walks down the aisle this fall, Ali Pourvasei intends to walk into a salon to have his eyebrows waxed. “For my wedding, it’s a no-brainer,” said Mr. Pourvasei, 38, of Los Angeles. “I’m doing a custom suit from scratch, so everything at my wedding has to look good. Eyebrows are just…

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Build a Better Savory Pie

LONDON — In Britain, the word “pie” has multiple meanings, some old, some new, some sweet, some savory, some with a pastry crust, others without. To an outsider, this is all very confusing. I can remember walking into a butcher shop in Edinburgh, more than 20 years ago, to buy an attractive-looking pork pie, wonderfully sculpted…

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A Daniel Grilled Cheese to Make at Home

At Restaurant Daniel, a new bar menu of small plates like oysters, gougères and smoked trout rillettes, includes sleek, well-burnished croquine sandwiches of Manchego cheese, Iberico ham and hazelnuts on brioche. To make 16 of them at home, you’ll need eight thin slices of crustless brioche; two ounces of thinly sliced cured ham, preferably Spanish;…

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