Unbuttoned: ‘Anna Delvey’ and the Art of Courtroom Fashion

Anna Sorokin, the fake heiress accused of being a society scammer, wore a little black dress to State Supreme Court in Manhattan on Thursday evening as she was found guilty of second-degree grand larceny, theft of services, and one count of attempted grand larceny. Did she have an inkling of what was going to happen?…

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Medical News Today: Is drinking cold water bad for a person?

Staying hydrated is vital for our health, but there is some debate about the best temperature for water to be when people drink it. Some advocates believe that drinking cold water can be bad for you. Consuming enough water every day is essential for supporting all bodily functions, including digestion and metabolism, getting rid of…

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Trilobites: An Emperor Penguin Colony in Antarctica Vanishes

The Antarctic’s second-largest colony of emperor penguins collapsed in 2016, with more than 10,000 chicks lost, and the population has not recovered, according to a new study. Many of the adults relocated nearby, satellite imagery shows, but the fact that emperor penguins are vulnerable in what had been considered the safest part of their range…

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Rites of Passage: Vladimir the Jeweler

I peered into the glossy box trembling in Sam’s hands. Inside sat an oval-cut diamond engagement ring. Hand-engraved leaves and milgrain edges detailed the rose gold band, while a baguette and two smaller diamonds hugged both sides of the center stone. The ring was immaculately designed, flawlessly constructed and not at all me. “How did…

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Social Q’s: White Privilege Begets White Privilege

My good friend, who is white, is raising her young biracial daughter as a single mother. She is a loving mom, but in my opinion, she has not given enough thought to helping her daughter form a healthy self-image as a person of color. My friend is not a racist, but she was raised in…

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The Best Jeans for Women Who Are 5’7″ and Up

Courtesy As the denim editor of ELLE, I’m constantly searching for the best jeans. And as someone who is 5’8” (five inches taller than the nation’s average), I know the challenge of finding a pair that fits my long legs all too well. In the interest of research (and the job!) I’ve tried almost every…

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Over 20 Million Children a Year Miss Out on First Dose of Measles Vaccine

LONDON — Nearly 170 million children worldwide, including more than 2.5 million in the United States and half a million in Britain, missed out on the first dose of the measles vaccine during the past eight years, opening the door to global outbreaks of the disease, a Unicef report said on Thursday. “The ground for…

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Work Friend: Don’t Be Distressed You Are Distressed

Send questions about the office, money, careers and your total fantasy of work-life balance to workfriend@nytimes.com. Include your name and location, even if you want them withheld. Letters may be edited. Family Fudge It I’m a young mother working for a company that prides itself on being “family friendly.” Nonetheless, I was pressured into work…

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Americans Are Among the Most Stressed People in the World, Poll Finds

Americans are among the most stressed people in the world, according to a new survey. And that’s just the start of it. Last year, Americans reported feeling stress, anger and worry at the highest levels in a decade, according to the survey, part of an annual Gallup poll of more than 150,000 people around the…

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