“His Acts Are Despicable”: Key Moments in the Case Against Jeffrey Epstein

The sex-trafficking charges filed against Jeffrey Epstein this week in Manhattan underscored the long scope of the investigation into accusations that he engaged in sexual acts with girls, some as young as 14, in both his Upper East Side townhouse and his residence in Palm Beach, Fla. The allegations against Mr. Epstein stretch back to…

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Medical News Today: What to know about amitriptyline

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It’s Easy to Hate Selfies. But Can They Also Be a Force for Good?

This month, when earthquakes rocked Southern California on back-to-back days, it was a visceral reminder that we may one day experience the “Big One,” a quake with the power to kill and destroy. A few people saw something else: a photo opportunity. Tourists flocked to a large crack in a highway to see evidence of…

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Trump’s Efforts to Rein In Drug Prices Face Setbacks

President Trump’s plan to lower prescription drug prices hit two major obstacles this week. He killed a proposal on Thursday that would have reduced out-of-pocket costs for older consumers out of concern that it would raise premiums heading into his re-election campaign. And a federal judge threw out a new requirement that drug companies disclose…

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Marlon Brando’s Rolex From ‘Apocalypse Now’ Resurfaces

Every art form has its lost masterpieces. Watches are no different. The Omega Speedmaster that Buzz Aldrin’s wore on the Apollo 11 moon shot vanished on its way to the Smithsonian. The Patek Philippe reference 2499/100 chronograph that John Lennon wore on his 40th birthday (was it a gift from Yoko?) has not been seen.…

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ELLE.com Editors Agree: Visors Are the Best Summer Accessory

Paper Braid Visor SCALA amazon.com $25.99 «On recent trip to Paris during a heatwave—temperatures hit 100°F!—I felt assaulted by the sun. It was strong, hot, and didn’t set until 10PM. Like a good beauty editor, I try to avoid sun exposure at all cost. I walked into a store and bought a visor basically identical…

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Andrew Dibner, Medical Alert Pioneer, Is Dead at 93

Andrew Dibner, a psychologist who launched a new segment in the health care industry when he invented a medical alert system that let elderly and disabled people call for help when they cannot reach a telephone or knock on a neighbor’s door, died on Saturday in a memory care facility in Peoria, Ariz. He was…

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Madame Mela, Tu Astróloga Favorita

El Espace is a column dedicated to news and culture relevant to Latinx communities. Expect politics, arts, analysis, personal essays and more. ¿Lo mejor? It’ll be in Spanish and English, so you can forward it to your tía, your primo Lalo or anyone else (read: everyone). By the time Hurricane María hit Puerto Rico in…

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Francine Shapiro, Developer of Eye-Movement Therapy, Dies at 71

One spring afternoon in 1987, a psychology student trying to shake off an upsetting memory took a stroll through a park in Los Gatos, Calif., distracting herself by darting her eyes back and forth. The sting of the memory quickly faded, and the student, Francine Shapiro, glimpsed her future. In the ensuing years she developed…

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Mom, Can You Please Cover Up?

I am a teenage boy, and I have a dispute with my mom. She has tattoos all over her arms and back, and they’re not particularly nice ones. I’d call them R-rated. My friends think she’s weird, and they’ve made remarks to me about the tattoos. I’ve asked her to cover them up when my…

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