A Celebrity Sommelier Is Accused of Sexual Assault

On Sept. 10, Wine & Spirits magazine posted an image of its October cover on Instagram. Behind the bold type — “BEST NEW SOMMS” — was the smiling face of Anthony Cailan, a sommelier named by his peers as a future leader of the $300 billion global wine business. Mr. Cailan’s coronation was unsurprising to…

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Beth Ditto is ‘Feeling Self-Defensive’ and Fights Back

Beth Ditto sprawled on her back and kicked her legs like a turtle in distress. “No! No! No! No! No!” she screamed. Ms. Ditto, 38, who spent nearly two decades fronting Gossip, the post-punk dance band, has recently reinvented herself as a solo artist and an actress. She now plays Bets, a seemingly demure housewife…

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Medical News Today: Should you work out when sore?

Exercise is great for overall health and fitness, but it can sometimes lead to a person feeling sore. This soreness may appear during the workout, or it may come on a day or two afterward. Generally, soreness due to exercising is not a cause for concern, and people can often continue to do physical activity.…

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In the Mood for Turkish Food

A few years ago, quite unexpectedly, I spent a glorious 24 hours in Istanbul. It was supposed to be a brief stopover for a connecting flight, but a delayed departure from New York meant my onward journey would be postponed. Along with several other passengers, I was informed we couldn’t fly out until the next…

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Medical News Today: Ovarian cancer stages: What to know

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After Exchanging Vows, They’re in It for Life

The Halloween wedding of Teresa-Catherine Antoinette Deleski and Gabriel Peguero, of Magnolia, N.J., was attended by a dozen guests. Or maybe more. “One of the things that makes this fun is you never know how many uninvited guests are going to show up,” said Joanne Schwartz, who married five couples Oct. 31 at the Burlington…

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Love Letter: Are You a Good Friend?

Love Letter is a weekly email about relationship highs, lows and woes. Sign up here to receive it in your inbox every Friday. Let’s face it, we’re all busy and sometimes it’s easy to take our loved ones for granted, especially our friends. This week in Love Letter, our newsletter about the highs, lows and…

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Chicken, Chickpeas, Lemon, Yes

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. Perhaps you or someone you know exclusively had candy for dinner last night? Or candy and French fries? Candy and string cheese? It happens. Yesterday, somehow, instead of lunch I had half a chocolate-chip scone, a slice of sourdough bread with paprika butter, a piece of cheesecake (a…

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Our Hospital’s New Software Frets About My ‘Deficiencies’

We had been waiting for this day for years — the day our hospital in San Francisco would shed its antiquated electronic health records system in favor of a more modern alternative called Epic, which has been, or will soon be, adopted by many of the nation’s top medical centers. Our hospital was full of…

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5 Rural Retreats Worthy of a Detour

There’s a town in Virginia called Rural Retreat, just off the old Lee Highway in Wythe County. The population: 1,500, give or take. As a concept, getting away from it all has broader appeal. This fall, Canyon Ranch — a pioneer in wellness long before it was a marketing bonanza — will open a dedicated…

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