Chris Christie Makes Cameo Video For Montana Democrat (By Mistake)

Chris Christie, the former New Jersey governor, on Thursday became the latest Republican politician to be fooled into making a campaign video on behalf of a Democrat. Mr. Christie is one of many of Mr. Trump’s current and former associates available for hire on Cameo, an app that allows users to commission personalized videos from…

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The Court of Master Sommeliers Has a Sexual Harassment Problem

Master sommelier is the most prestigious title in American wine, and those who earn it instantly join the ranks of the highest-paid and most influential members of the profession. Only 155 people have achieved the honor since the 1997 founding of the Americas chapter of the Court of Master Sommeliers, the examining body that confers…

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To No One’s Surprise, Beyoncé Looks Incredible in Her New Ivy Park x Adidas Campaign

The latest, sure-to-be-sold-out collection from Beyoncé and sportswear giant Adidas is officially on the way. Yesterday, the official Ivy Park social media channels shared first-look images of Beyoncé modeling the newest gear, and in traditional Bey fashion, she looked absolutely stunning in the series of campaign photos. Keeping her makeup fresh and neutral and her…

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Chris Pendergast, Who Fought A.L.S. Mile After Mile, Dies at 71

Chris Pendergast, a Long Island teacher who defied the odds by surviving 27 years with Lou Gehrig’s disease, leading marathon “rides for life” for hundreds of miles from his motorized wheelchair to publicize the plight of fellow patients and raise $10 million for research, died on Oct. 14 at his home in Miller Place, N.Y.…

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Death Rates Have Dropped for Seriously Ill Covid Patients

The coronavirus struck the United States earlier this year with devastating force. In April, it killed more than 10,000 people in New York City. By early May, nearly 50,000 nursing home residents and their caregivers across the country had died. But as the virus continued its rampage over the summer and fall, infecting nearly 8.5…

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Gilead’s Covid-19 Drug is Mediocre. It Will Be a Blockbuster Anyway.

The United States reached a milestone, of sorts, when last week the Food and Drug Administration approved the first treatment for Covid-19. The drug is called Veklury, although most people know it by its scientific name, remdesivir. On Wednesday, its manufacturer, Gilead Sciences, said that remdesivir, which has been authorized for emergency use since the…

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Ancient Dog DNA Shows Early Spread Around the Globe

The most extensive study of ancient dog DNA to date has shown how rapidly dogs spread across the world after domestication, and pins their likely origin to a group of extinct wolves. The new report in the journal Science pushes ancient DNA studies of dogs to a new level, but raises as many questions as…

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Jameela Jamil Just Can’t Filter Herself

“I don’t think I’ve ever done a refined thing in my life,” says Jameela Jamil. This is cool but also tricky, because she’s an ambassador for H&M Studio’s Refined Rebel collection, which is out now and jammed—much like Jameela—with bright and bold ideas. “Can I respectfully pass on being refined?” She laughs. Sure, but thankfully,…

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A Glass House in the Mexican Desert

At dusk, the house appears as a phosphorescent box, its mirrored panels reflecting the light of the sky and the ocher hues of the mountainside that, as if a mirage, will soon vanish as night falls. Casa Etérea — perched above San Miguel de Allende on the rugged slopes of the extinct Palo Huérfano volcano,…

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Dating Before the Election

Rebecca Cibbarelli, 23, was texting with a man on Hinge while Senator Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence debated on her TV screen in early October. When she told her match what she was watching, he said he didn’t know who either of the people in the debate were, or which political office they…

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