with…: Sam Rockwell, Screendom’s Slinkiest Rogue

No one playing Bob Fosse could feel like a good dancer. Not even Sam Rockwell, who can shimmy so well that many of his movie characters cannot make it to the end of a film without busting a move. He improvised slinky malefactor slides for his villains in “Charlie’s Angels” and “Iron Man 2.” The…

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Confirm or Deny: Sam Rockwell

Maureen Dowd: You can lasso a moving target from 12 to 15 feet away. Sam Rockwell: Confirm. James Brown was your biggest inspiration as a dancer. That’s true, yeah. Christian Bale threw a chair at you while filming “Vice.” I wish that was true. That would be funny. Christian Bale is scarier than Dick Cheney.…

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Calling All Regulars

You see them when you’re out to dinner — maybe not as often as you used to, but they’re there. The distinguished older gentleman at a table for one; the magnetic woman with a journal, a salad and a glass of chardonnay at the bar; the couple who enter a crowded bistro, air-kiss the hostess…

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Shop 7 Street Style Pics We Love

The Look Fashion insiders rely on roomy straight-leg jeans with a waistband that hits near the belly button as their go-to denim. The high rise makes it all the better for tucking a top in, a cinched silhouette that, in this case, balances a men’s short-sleeve shirt worn open and loose. The choice of shoes…

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Unbuttoned: Hey, Governor, What Are You Wearing?

Image Gov. J.B. Pritzker, center, with Bill Hadley, the Stephenson County board chairman, right, and Pastor Antwon Funches of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, left, during a stop to survey flood damage in Freeport, Ill.CreditScott P. Yates/Rockford Register Star, via Associated Press The news that Anna Sorokin, the New York “party girl grifter” whose story…

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On the Runway: It’s Possible Leggings Are the Future. Deal With It.

When did leggings make the leap from garment to cultural lightning rod? For what are essentially stretchy footless tights in a seemingly endless array of patterns and colors, they have been an unexpected source of controversy. The latest uproar came last week, when Maryann White, the mother of four sons, wrote a letter to the…

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The Checkup: How to Minimize Exposures to Hormone Disrupters

“We tend to think hormone disrupters are a mom and baby issue,” said Dr. Leonardo Trasande, the chief of the division of environmental pediatrics at N.Y.U. School of Medicine. “But it literally can be a life and death matter for folks who are not even trying to have a family.” Dr. Trasande is one of…

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Personal Health: Brain Booster in a Bottle? Don’t Bother

Attention all consumers seeking to protect brain health: You can save hundreds of dollars a year and enhance the health of your brain and body by ignoring the myriad unproven claims for anti-dementia supplements and instead focusing on a lifestyle long linked to better mental and physical well-being. How many of these purported brain boosters…

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The Struggling Fashion House Roberto Cavalli Closes Its U.S. Stores

LONDON — The ailing Italian luxury house Roberto Cavalli has shuttered its North American operations, hours after the brand said it was seeking a deal with creditors to stave off a bankruptcy filing and less than a week after the departure of its creative director, Paul Surridge. On Friday, the brand confirmed in an emailed…

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Lawsuits Lay Bare Sackler Family’s Role in Opioid Crisis

The Sacklers had a new plan. It was 2014, and the company the family had controlled for two generations, Purdue Pharma, had been hit with years of investigations and lawsuits over its marketing of the highly addictive opioid painkiller OxyContin, at one point pleading guilty to a federal felony and paying more than $600 million…

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