Second U.S. Baby to Be Born From a Dead Donor’s Uterus Is Delivered

When Jennifer Gobrecht was 17, doctors told her that she would never carry her own child. But on Thursday, researchers at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia announced that Ms. Gobrecht had delivered a son by cesarean section in November, the second baby in the United States to be born using a transplanted uterus from a deceased…

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Adding a Wedding to the Highlight Reel

Andrea Masenda sat across from Kevin Lo at a Chili’s restaurant in Bristol, Conn., wondering all the while if she was on a first date. When Mr. Lo picked up the check, she stopped wondering. “I thought, ‘oh yeah, girl, you’re on a first date,’” said Ms. Masenda, 30, an associate producer at ESPN in…

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This Bond Wears Corduroy

MILAN — James Bond has an unexpected weapon in the forthcoming espionage flick, “No Time to Die.” Corduroy. What? The famously slick Tom Ford tuxedo-clad super spy invented by Ian Fleming now wearing the fuddy-duddy fabric most often associated with 1970s literature professors? Yes, if the trailer for the April release, directed by Cary Joji…

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Hackers Cripple Airport Currency Exchanges, Seeking $6 Million Ransom

The numbers that usually glow with exchange rates on Travelex boards in airports worldwide have gone dark, after the London-based currency exchange company was forced to go offline after it discovered a ransomware attack on Dec. 31. The disruption has also affected banks like Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland and HSBC, which have been unable…

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In the Cruise World, This Isn’t Winter. It’s Wave Season.

Most people in the Northern Hemisphere call the three-month period between January and March “winter.” But in the cruise world, it’s “wave season,” a time of year when sales sweep the cruise lines as they try to encourage early bookings on sailings throughout the year and beyond. “Wave season is the Black Friday or Cyber…

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She Was a Star of New York Real Estate, but Her Life Story Was a Lie

Wrapped in furs, dripping with diamonds and with her blond hair perfectly coifed, Faith Hope Consolo cut a glamorous figure in the flashy, late 20th-century world of New York City real estate. Ms. Consolo was born into the business, benefiting from her father’s legacy as a real estate executive. Emboldened professionally by her mother, a…

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They Were Victorian Dandies Who Made Art. Now They’re On the Outs.

Once in the late 1970s, somebody insulted David McDermott’s mother at a party, so he went to Tiffany & Company and had a note engraved: “Mr. David Walter McDermott is pleased to announce the elimination of _______ from his guest list.” The note, which was mailed out to the offender’s friends, now hangs on the…

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They Were Victorian Dandies Who Made Art. Now One Is Broke.

Once in the late 1970s, somebody insulted David McDermott’s mother at a party, so he went to Tiffany & Company and had a note engraved: “Mr. David Walter McDermott is pleased to announce the elimination of _______ from his guest list.” The note, which was mailed out to the offender’s friends, now hangs on the…

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Chance Perdomo Plays a Pansexual Warlock on ‘Sabrina’

Name: Chance Perdomo Age: 23 Hometown: Born in Los Angeles and raised in Southampton, England. Now lives: When he is not shooting (he is currently filming in Vancouver, British Columbia), he lives with his family in a “small and quaint” home in Southampton. Claim to fame: Mr. Perdomo is an actor who describes himself as…

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