A.I. Can Improve Health Care. It Also Can Be Duped.

Last year, the Food and Drug Administration approved a device that can capture an image of your retina and automatically detect signs of diabetic blindness. This new breed of artificial intelligence technology is rapidly spreading across the medical field, as scientists develop systems that can identify signs of illness and disease in a wide variety…

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Corner Office: Indra Nooyi: ‘I’m Not Here to Tell You What to Eat’

When Indra Nooyi stepped down as chief executive of PepsiCo last year, she was replaced by a man — and the ranks of female C.E.O.s further dwindled. Today, fewer than 5 percent of companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 are led by women. Ms. Nooyi’s absence will be particularly notable. During her 12 years…

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Hungry City: Sandwiches the Miami Way, at Pilar Cuban Bakery in Brooklyn

Sandwiches, with all their permutations, are an invitation to overzealous tinkering. They can be stacked up toward heaven in multiple layers or stuffed with an entire Thanksgiving dinner. They can overflow with soupy meats and be eaten with a fork and knife. And then there was that time KFC used fried chicken instead of bread…

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Nirav Modi, Fugitive ‘Jeweler to the Stars,’ Is Arrested in London

LONDON — Nirav Modi, whose opulent necklaces have been worn by A-list celebrities, was in custody in London after being denied bail following his arrest this week in a bank fraud in India totaling nearly $3 billion. The Indian government wants to extradite Mr. Modi from Britain to face charges that he, his family and…

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13 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts You Can Find On Amazon

Nothing makes your mom happier than Whitney Houston, cardigans, and gifts she would never buy herself. And while you may have forgotten Mother’s Day was on the horizon, no one has to know that—especially her. Hit up Amazon (and two-day shipping if you must) and all your problems will be solved. Shop are selects from…

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Social Q’s: Our Teen Houseguest Seems to Be Stealing Stuff

A teenage relative spends occasional weekends with us in the city, mostly to escape her sheltered life at home. She loves going to museums, shopping and even having dinner with us at our favorite diner. And we like having her. But the last two times she stayed over, we noticed objects of sentimental value were…

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Ariana Grande’s Stylist Is Not Just Waiting in the Wings

Image The stylist Law Roach at Bloomingdale’s in New York.CreditVincent Tullo for The New York Times When Ariana Grande stepped on stage at the Times Union Center in Albany for the start of her 80-date Sweetener World Tour this week and began to belt “God Is a Woman,” she did so wearing a mix of…

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Levi’s Goes Public, With Jeans on the Trading Floor

Levi Strauss & Company, the denim company that traces its roots to the days of the California Gold Rush, started trading publicly on Thursday for the second time in its 165-year history. The company’s shares were priced at $17 each, giving it a valuation of roughly $6.6 billion. The stock opened at $22.22 and jumped…

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The Pour: Australian Wine Today: Fresh, Crunchy and ‘Smashable’

MELBOURNE, Australia — This cosmopolitan city on the southern coast of Victoria teems with great restaurants of all sorts, and the diners there are often thirsty for wine. Whether the restaurant is Chinese or Japanese, modern Australian or a wine bar that would not be out of place in Bushwick, Brooklyn, its tables are bound…

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