NASA’s New Spacesuits Unveiled, for Trips to the Moon and Beyond

WASHINGTON — At NASA headquarters on Tuesday, officials introduced two prototype spacesuits to be used during upcoming moon missions. The new spacesuits will offer improvements over existing models for the men and women expected to wear them, including greater comfort and movement. And as NASA races to meet the Trump administration’s 2024 target for returning…

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Beverly Sackler, 95, Dies; Philanthropist and Purdue Pharma Director

Beverly Sackler, a philanthropist and matriarch of the family that owns Purdue Pharma, whose painkiller OxyContin has been blamed for the opioid epidemic, died on Monday. She was 95. Her death was disclosed in a legal filing by Purdue Pharma’s lawyers in United States bankruptcy court, where last month state and local jurisdictions and other…

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Weddings Go On, With or Without Power

Kristin Tice Studeman, a wine expert and writer, and Jake Greenblatt, who works in finance, stood this past Saturday under a huppah crafted in red, orange and green blossoms at Meadowood, a hotel and golf club in California’s Napa Valley. The couple, who are from New York City, held hands and beamed as the rabbi…

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What Are We Supposed to Think About Shrimp?

We Americans may enjoy our tuna and savor our salmon, but nothing makes us weak in the knees like an overloaded buffet of all-you-can-eat shrimp. Whether it’s battered and fried, steamed and cocktail-sauced, or boiled until tender in spicy brine, shrimp is a national obsession. Our consumption has been escalating, up to about 4.4 pounds…

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A Young Man Nearly Lost His Life to Vaping

Gregory Rodriguez thought he had the flu when he went to the emergency room on Sept. 18, feeling feverish, nauseated and short of breath. He woke up four days later in a different hospital, with a tube down his throat connecting him to a ventilator, and two more tubes in his neck and groin, running…

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Forget DMs. Celebrities Want You to Text Them.

Diddy wants you to text him. So do Paul McCartney, Sophia Bush and Marshmello. Over the last few months, some celebrities and influencers have been posting phone numbers on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube and encouraging fans to reach out to them. boredddd on this drive…. text me… 310-870-3349 imma be replying to as many ppl…

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What to know about third trimester weight gain

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Classic French Fare at Brasserie Saint Marc in the East Village

Headliner Brasserie Saint Marc An ambitious project, four years in the making, from Karin Agstam, a model and actor who owned the restaurant Station in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is ready to open. Ms. Agstam was so smitten by the arched, brick-walled East Village space that she was determined to make it a restaurant. Now, it has…

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Fostering A Community For Healing

Name: Lauren Ash Age: 31 Claim to fame: Ms. Ash is the founder of Black Girl in Om, a wellness website focused on women of color, which she started in 2014. She had been living in Chicago for one year and practicing yoga for three when the idea came to her: “I noticed that I…

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