Le Crocodile in the Wythe Hotel Opens for Private Dining

Headliner Le Crocodile Upstairs The creative lengths to which restaurateurs and chefs in New York and elsewhere are going to compensate for pandemic hardships are dazzling. And often effective. Take Jake Leiber and Aidan O’Neal at Le Crocodile, the brasserie at the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. They have turned the rooms on the hotel’s…

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Colon Cancer Screening Should Begin Earlier, at Age 45, Panel Says

Adults should start screening for colorectal cancer routinely at the age of 45, instead of waiting until 50, a U.S. task force recommended on Tuesday, in a move that reflected the sharp rise in the number of colon and rectal cancers in young adults. The proposal by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force still must…

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Tiny Love Stories: ‘Do I Always Tilt My Head Like That?’

Embracing a New Life and Love When I lifted the baby girl to my chest, it was love, overwhelming and instant. Then came the Spider-Man light-up shoes. The short haircut. The six-pack of superhero undies from the boys section. The tantrums over having to wear a top at the pool. The revelation that a different…

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Celine Heads to the Track for Summer 2021 Collection—See Every Look

© CELINE Hedi Slimane took the ‘run’ in runway literally this season. Going off the fashion calendar during this season’s COVID-19-affected schedule, the designer staged Celine’s summer 2021 presentation at the the Stade Louis II in Monaco. To the tunes of Princess Nokia, models stormed the track in clothes that look all too familiar to…

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Noah Centineo Wants You to Vote

While some celebrities are trying to boost voter turnout by showing off $700 “Vote” boots, or posting thirst traps and ballot selfies, Noah Centineo, the 24-year-old star of “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” is taking a different approach. In a last-ditch effort to get Gen Z to the polls, Mr. Centineo and his…

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Some Covid Survivors Have Antibodies That Attack the Body, not Virus

Some survivors of Covid-19 carry worrying signs that their immune system has turned on the body, reminiscent of potentially debilitating diseases like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, a new study has found. At some point, the body’s defense system in these patients shifted into attacking itself, rather than the virus, the study suggests. The patients are…

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Capturing the Heat and Crunch of Indonesian Cooking

Kroncong is a soft, romantic genre of Indonesian music, one that Lara Lee listened to at home with her father, Jono Agung, while growing up in Sydney. Mr. Agung, who is Chinese-Indonesian, often played these wistful tunes while cooking for the family, classic Indonesian dishes like sate ayam, or chicken satay. Carrying those melodic memories…

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This Addiction Treatment Works. Why Is It So Underused?

PHILADELPHIA — Steven Kelty had been addicted to crack cocaine for 32 years when he tried a different kind of treatment last year, one so basic in concept that he was skeptical. He would come to a clinic twice a week to provide a urine sample, and if it was free of drugs, he would…

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A Chance to Expand Medicaid Rallies Democrats in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina, a crucial battleground for the presidential race and control of the United States Senate, has another coveted prize at stake in this election, one that is drawing serious out-of-state money, dominating television ads and driving get-out-the-vote efforts. Democrats believe they have a chance of gaining control of the State Legislature…

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Sharks Wash Up on Beaches, Stabbed by Swordfish

The first victim washed up in September 2016. The police in Valencia, Spain, saw a blue shark dying in the surf along a tiny stretch of beach. They lugged the eight-foot corpse to the yard behind the police station. Then they called Jaime Penadés-Suay, who soon suspected foul play. The shark had what looked like…

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