The Man With the $13 Billion Checkbook

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] From a tidy glass office in Midtown Manhattan, Darren Walker gives away $650 million a year of other people’s money, and is paid nicely to do so. When he got this job in 2013, as president of the Ford…

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9 Places to Enjoy a Delicious Brunch in New York City

The only thing worse than a lackluster brunch is a practiced, performed public hatred of it. No one should wait an hour on line for overcooked eggs, but brunch can be better than fine. And in New York, joining in may be unavoidable. Whatever your feelings about the meal, it pays to have a list…

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Medical News Today: New drug relieves acute migraine in clinical trial

People who experience acute migraine may soon find relief in a new treatment. The results of a clinical trial of a novel drug revealed that it can eliminate head pain and reduce other symptoms of migraine. New research uncovers the benefits of a novel drug for treating acute migraine. Many people with acute migraine rely…

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This Is the Tart of the Summer

Good morning. Dorie Greenspan’s back! She’s been off skylarking around Paris, working on books, being fantastic, but now she’s returned to the pages of The Times with a perfect recipe for your weekend kitchen workshop, a tumbly-jumbly strawberry tart (above). As she wrote in a column for us, it’s a treat she’s been making every…

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Snapchat Message Leads to Longer Story for Hunter McGrady

Hunter McGrady has not always benefited from her own no-judgment approach to people of all shapes and sizes. Before she became a plus-size model in her early 20s, she succumbed to industry pressure to be thin, at times starving herself to a level that scared her. Now Ms. McGrady, 26, has the kind of career…

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Move Over Therapy Dogs. Hello, Therapy Cows.

NAPLES, N.Y. — Even without a psychology degree, Bella’s natural talents made her an excellent therapist: She is calm and accommodating of a range of personalities, with the patience to listen to endless problems without so much as a judgmental moo. From a lush, secluded pasture on the Mountain Horse Farm, a 33-acre bed-and-breakfast in…

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