Martin Shkreli Faces New Accusations Over High-Priced Drug

WASHINGTON — Martin Shkreli, a former pharmaceutical executive serving a seven-year prison sentence for defrauding investors, was accused on Monday of trying to maintain a monopoly over the lifesaving drug Daraprim through anticompetitive tactics. The Federal Trade Commission and the office of the New York attorney general, Letitia James, jointly sued Vyera Pharmaceuticals and the…

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The Spotted Pig, Where Employees Were Sexually Harassed, Closes

The Spotted Pig, the Manhattan gastro pub at the center of a sexual harassment scandal that devastated the careers of the celebrated chefs Mario Batali and April Bloomfield, served its last meal Sunday night. The closing came less than a month after Letitia James, the New York State attorney general, announced that Ken Friedman, the…

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Sophie Turner’s Fashion Evolution

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Tracking the ‘Game of Thrones’ star’s greatest style moments.

Rihanna’s Best Outfits

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Charting the pop star’s standout style moments.

Mario Buatta Auction Shatters Estimates for Chintz

After 22 hours of bidding on 922 lots, the auction of the late decorator Mario Buatta’s belongings — a giddy assortment of dog paintings, porcelain fruits and vegetables, needlepoint pillows, gilded door knockers, Chinese jardinieres and a thousand other pieces delivered in 19 trucks — fetched $7.6 million, more than two and a half times…

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Best Super Bowl Recipes: Wings, Chili and More

Whatever jersey you’re wearing on Super Bowl Sunday, you’re going to need food to sustain you through the thrilling triumph or the agonizing defeat. And for those of you just showing up for the snacks, we’ve got you covered, too. We’ve broken down our best Super Bowl recipes into five of our favorite football food…

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Michou, Whose Drag Cabaret Was the Toast of Paris, Dies at 88

Michou, a flamboyant fixture of the Parisian demimonde who ran France’s most celebrated drag cabaret for more than a half-century, died on Sunday night in a hospital in Saint-Mandé, a suburb of Paris. He was 88. The cause was a pulmonary embolism, said François Deblaye, Michou’s press representative. “He hadn’t been able to breathe very…

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The Tomato-y, Shallot-y Pasta You Didn’t Know You Wanted

As a general rule, I don’t take requests for recipes — not at home when I’m cooking for others, and not for this column. Sure, the temptation to give people exactly what they want is always there, but ultimately I’m not sure that does anyone any favors. If I just wrote recipes by request, this…

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They’re Stealthy at Sea, but They Can’t Hide From the Albatross

There’s a lot of ocean out there, and boats engaging in illegal fishing or human trafficking have good reason to hide. But even the stealthiest vessels — the ones that turn off their transponders — aren’t completely invisible: Albatrosses, outfitted with radar detectors, can spot them, new research has shown. And a lot of ships…

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When Fires Burn on the Prairie, Coneflowers Bloom More Often

As fires continue to rage across Australia, destroying ecosystems and killing millions of animals, it’s hard to imagine any good emerging from such devastation. But it’s long been known that some small plants can benefit from a fire, because they grow back faster than grasses and trees, giving them an advantage in the battle for…

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