Mini-Vows: Instant Harmony for These Whiffenpoofs

Brian Raymon Sogol and Scott Thompson Hillier were married May 11 at Riverpark, a restaurant in New York. Sandra Bargman, an interfaith minister ordained by the New Seminary, officiated. Mr. Sogol, 40, works in New York as the global director of lateral partner recruiting and integration at Dechert, an international law firm based in Philadelphia.…

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The Look: A Mother’s Clock

The Look Time follows no standard when you become a parent. Photographs by Daniel Arnold Text by Lydia Kiesling Produced by Eve Lyons Image As babies become children and, eventually, adults, a mother must ask herself: What are the things that I want to keep with me?CreditDaniel Arnold for The New York Times The change…

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Why Runners Shouldn’t Wear Flip-Flops

Welcome to the Running newsletter! Every Saturday morning, we email runners with news, advice and some motivation to help you get up and running. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. For Priya Parthasarathy, a podiatrist in Silver Spring, Md., August and September aren’t just the transition from summer into fall. Instead, she…

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Mini-Vows: No Tall Tales, But Little White Lies

Madeleine Laurelle Evans and Charles Raymond Donner were married May 11 at Lafayette, a restaurant in New York. James L. Donner, a brother of the groom who was ordained by the American Marriage Ministries, officiated. Mrs. Donner, 27, is a manager on the commercial team at the International Well Building Institute, a New York company…

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Medical News Today: Exploring spider venom’s dual attack

Spider venom research has so far focused on a relatively narrow area. Now, a group of scientists in Switzerland has dug a little deeper to find out exactly how deadly it is. Could the secrets of spider venom help design new drugs? Animal venom has long been used in medicine. While the industry used to…

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Medical News Today: Depression: Exercise may reduce symptoms but not in women

Many experts consider exercise to be an effective treatment for depression. However, new research casts doubt on this theory by showing that not everyone may benefit. A new study looks at whether exercise can relieve depressive symptoms in men and women equally. Depression is the number one cause of disability across the globe, according to…

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Carry on: What Esperanza Spalding Can’t Travel Without

The composer, musician and vocalist Esperanza Spalding has won four Grammy Awards, teaches songwriting at Harvard and is currently working on an opera with the composer Wayne Shorter. An expanded edition of her album “12 Little Spells,” named one of the best albums of 2018 by The Times, will be released May 10. Based in…

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Michel Roux, Whose Vodka Success Was Absolut, Is Dead at 78

Michel Roux, a French-born liquor executive who used a distinctive and witty advertising campaign to turn Absolut, a little-known Swedish brand, into the top imported vodka in the United States, died on April 30 at his home in Palm Coast, Fla. He was 78. His death was confirmed by Jen Dillon, a family spokeswoman, who…

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