They Met on the Court. They Both Won in Love.

Eric Wankerl is probably nobody’s idea of a swaggering jock, but when Paige Marquardt caught his eye on a Minnesota basketball court in 2013, he didn’t hesitate to let her know he was curious. “He asked me 20 questions,” Ms. Marquardt said. “He wanted to know a lot about me, how old I was and…

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Five Places to Visit in Greenville, S.C.

Greenville, S.C., near the Blue Ridge Mountains, has emerged as a buzzy destination for the culinary and creative arts after years of economic growth and urban revitalization. One of the Upcountry city’s most intriguing areas is West Greenville, the former hub of the city’s textile production. In recent years, the enclave known as “The Village”…

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How Payal Kadakia Danced Her Way to a $600 Million Start-Up

Want to go to a trampoline class? Or a salt bath? Or ride a bike underwater? There’s an app for that. ClassPass, founded by Payal Kadakia, has upended the fitness class market with a simple premise: Instead of paying for access to one gym, pay a monthly fee and drop in to classes of all…

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Can the Jersey Shore Culture of Springsteen and Snooki Survive?

When Sam Hernandez met his wife in 2010, he had never been to the beach in New Jersey. Born and raised in Bushwick, Brooklyn, he’d always associated the Jersey Shore with the tan-and-party lifestyle of the MTV reality show. But his soon-to-be-wife, a New Jersey native, insisted he visit. Once he was there, he was…

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Nurturing an Autistic Son’s Spiritual Life

One Friday night several months ago, my younger son, Mickey, was flipping channels in search of his favorite station, the Game Show Network, when suddenly I heard familiar sweet singing. “Mom! Look!” he called. He thrummed with excitement. “Rabbi Angela! That’s my rabbi!” He had happened upon the Jewish Broadcasting Service, and they were live…

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Todd and Julie Chrisley Plead Not Guilty to Tax Evasion and Bank Fraud

Todd and Julie Chrisley, a wealthy Southern couple who project a public image as a God-loving, straight-talking husband and wife on the reality TV show “Chrisley Knows Best,” are now facing criminal charges. This week, a federal grand jury in Atlanta indicted the couple on charges of tax evasion, wire fraud and hiding income from…

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‘Pose’ Star Mj Rodriguez ‘Had to Teach Simply by Existing’

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). In the world of “Pose,” the FX show that…

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Amazon Uses a Twitter Army of Employees to Fight Criticism of Warehouses

On Wednesday evening, a phalanx of Amazon employees known as “FC ambassadors” began tweeting again about how great it is to work at Amazon. When the ambassadors see others on social media discussing the brutal working conditions at Amazon fulfillment centers, its anti-union actions or anything else unflattering about the company, they step in to…

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Medical News Today: Why have my toes turned red?

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The F.D.A.’s New Cigarette Warnings Are Disturbing. See for Yourself.

WASHINGTON — The corpse is gone. So are the grief-stricken woman, the rotting teeth and the man struggling to smoke despite a hole in his windpipe. Nine years after the Food and Drug Administration first proposed graphic images as warnings on cigarette packs but was thwarted by tobacco companies in a successful court battle, the…

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