The ‘Euphoria’ Teenagers Are Wild. But Most Real Teenagers Are Tame.

Teenage dramas have typically presented a soapy view of high school, with more sex, drugs and wild behavior than in real life. But HBO’s new series “Euphoria” portrays a youth bacchanal that’s a stretch even for Hollywood. The show suggests that our modern society, with its smartphone dating apps, internet pornography and designer drugs, has…

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U.K. Court Says Mentally Disabled Woman Must Have Abortion

LONDON — A British court has ordered an abortion for a mentally disabled woman against her and her mother’s wishes, with the judge calling the decision “heartbreaking” but in the best interests of the woman, who is 22 weeks pregnant. The unidentified woman, who lives in London, is in her 20s and has the mental…

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Dinner, Solved

Good morning. Two days into the season, and it’s past time to open up the summer house of the mind, commence the annual rereading of Colson Whitehead’s “Sag Harbor,” get ready to hit the grill in shorts and flip-flops on the final day of the weekend, make some spiedies (above) even though you didn’t think…

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‘The Rooster Must Be Defended’: France’s Culture Clash Reaches a Coop

SAINT-PIERRE-D’OLÉRON, France — The rooster was annoyed and off his game. He shuffled, clucked and puffed out his russet plumage. But he didn’t crow. Not in front of all these strangers. “You see, he’s very stressed out,” said his owner, Corinne Fesseau. “I’m stressed, so he’s stressed out. He’s not even singing any more.” She…

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Medical News Today: Hypertension treatment may slow down Alzheimer’s progression

Researchers have found that nilvadipine, a drug that doctors regularly use to treat hypertension, may help people with Alzheimer’s disease by increasing blood flow to the brain. New research suggests that a high blood pressure drug may slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. This progressive…

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Caroline Passano, William Cagney IV

Caroline Taylor Passano and William Patrick Cagney IV were married June 22 at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Baltimore. The Rev. Jack M. Dennis, a Roman Catholic priest and an uncle of the bride, performed the ceremony. Mrs. Cagney, 28, works in fund-raising at the Smithsonian Institution National Portrait Gallery in Washington. She graduated from…

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Seth Dager, Eric Ball

Seth John Dager and Eric Haines Ball were married June 22 at the North Branch Inn, a hotel in North Branch, N.Y. Ellen Bray, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. Mr. Dager (left), 31, works in New York as the senior social media producer for Mars…

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Annie Cai, George Adams III

Annie Cai and George Bell Adams III were married June 22 at the Montauk Lake Club in Montauk, N.Y. Richard D. Gage, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. The bride and groom met at Vassar College, from which each graduated. Mrs. Adams, 29, teaches middle school…

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Lynn Stopher, Rajiv Desai

Lynn Estes Stopher and Rajiv Mahendra Desai were married June 22 at Whitehall, an events space in Louisville, Ky. David W. Stopher, a brother of the bride, officiated, having become a Universal Life minister for the occasion. Reena Mahendra Shah, the groom’s sister, took part in the ceremony, performing Hindu marriage traditions including the lighting…

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