What You Need to Know About Boeing’s 737 Max

The Boeing 737 Max, which the company unveiled in 2017, quickly became one of its most popular planes: 200 Maxes bought by airlines ranging from American to Southwest, are already in the air and more than 4,700 are currently on order. But, in the wake of the fatal Lion Air accident in Indonesia last month…

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How to Date a Lot of Billionaires

After years of romances with a series of fabulously wealthy Nigerian boyfriends, the flamboyant Canadian sisters Jyoti and Kiran Matharoo needed somewhere to store the pricey spoils of their dating careers. So they converted a bedroom in their Toronto home into a large walk-in closet that resembles a luxury boutique. An entire wall is lined…

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F.D.A. Plans to Seek a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

In a landmark move bound to further shake the tobacco industry, the Food and Drug Administration plans to propose a ban on menthol cigarettes next week as part of its aggressive campaign against flavored e-cigarettes and some tobacco products, agency officials said. The proposal would have to go through the F.D.A. regulatory maze, and it…

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City Kitchen: Gelatin Breaks Out of Its Mold

Little bowls of red jiggly Jell-O were a common sight in our family’s refrigerator. Cool, bouncy, sweet and light, there’s always room for it, or so the advertisements proclaim. And its name, though trademarked, is now even listed in the dictionary, jello, a gelatin dessert. The glue that allows red sugar water to become a…

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El Espace: John Leguizamo Has Harsh Words for Us

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). Image Celebrity activists Rosario Dawson, Zoe Saldana, Eva Longoria,…

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At War: What Stereotypes Do You See Around Veterans and PTSD?

President Donald Trump, speaking to reporters on Friday morning, said that the Thousand Oaks gunman who shot and killed 12 people and injured at least 20 others at a bar Wednesday night was a “sick puppy.” “He was a war veteran, he was a Marine, he was in the war,” Trump said. “He saw some…

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A Definitive List of the Best Black Tights for Every Need

Getty Images All hell could freeze over and you would still find me in a summer dress. This aversion to pants turned me into a black tights expert, and I’ve tried them all. Some ripped too easily, were dull in color, or encased my legs like a constricting torture device. But many prevailed, and I’ve…

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