Nike’s New Swim Collection Includes a Hijab

Muslim athletes have long been overlooked in the athletic-wear industry, as adequate performance gear that is lightweight, breathable, and comfortable isn’t always accessible. In 2017, Nike introduced the Pro Hijab—a soft, fast-absorbing garment made for competitive sports. Two years later, Nike is expanding on the Pro Hijab by releasing a full collection of modest performance-wear…

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White House Summons Feuding Health Officials for Counseling Session

The acting White House chief of staff has summoned President Trump’s top two health policy officials to the White House on Thursday to assess whether the president’s health secretary and his Medicare chief can continue to work together, a senior administration official confirmed on Tuesday. White House aides said President Trump is still standing by…

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New York’s Top 10 New Restaurants of 2019

It’s true, I couldn’t figure out how to allocate stars to the labyrinth of Spanish restaurants, bars, cafes, kiosks and shops that the chef José Andrés presides over in the Hudson Yards complex. But putting it in the No. 1 slot for the year isn’t a close call. Not that Mercado Little Spain is without…

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A Focus on the Children and Losing Each Other

In Unhitched, couples tell the stories of their relationships, from romance to vows to divorce to life afterward. Frank Smith and Katie Smith met in 1988 at a party and married in 2002. Both were young, he was still in college. They started a family almost immediately, and had three children in a period of…

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In Australia, Diving Right Into Summer

The 52 Places Traveler With just a few stops left on a yearlong trip, the 52 Places Traveler reveled in the sunny days in Perth and the Northern Rivers region, but there were ominous signs as well. Dec. 10, 2019 ImageElizabeth Quay is one of many new developments changing Perth.Credit…Sebastian Modak/The New York Times Our…

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The Golden Crunch of Churros for Hanukkah

For Hanukkah this year, Zak Stern — who has been called the “kosher king” of Miami — is frying up doughnuts at Zak the Baker, his bakery and cafe. But he’s also making churros, the sweet fritter of choice in much of Latin America, Spain and Portugal. “Miami is filled with Latin Jews,” he said. “It’s…

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The Best Golden Globe Looks of All Time

Tracee Ellis Ross, 2018 In Marc Jacobs. She said in a statement of her look that day, «I wear black today as a ‘we’ not as an ‘I’, as a celebration of our collective power as women, as an embodiment of sisterhood, solidarity and the work being done to create structural change. We wear black…

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What Happens When a Weddings Influencer Gets Divorced?

A woman who bought her wedding dress at Stone Fox Bride was probably going to wear a flower crown along with it. She most likely idolized the Olsen twins and had an active Instagram presence. Her wedding was not going to be religious, but it was going to be spiritual, and her vows might even…

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Homestays: Finding Comfort in a Stranger’s Home

While planning a trip to Peru last July, Brian Twite and his girlfriend, Constance Hansen, decided to skip hotels and stay with a host family. At $35 a night, the accommodation in the Santiago district of Cusco was a bargain. But the warmth of their host mother, a 65-year-old widow named Marie, won them over.…

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For the Holidays, the Gift of Self-Care

The Buddhist monk Haemin Sunim remembers the moment he discovered the power of self-care. He was a frustrated graduate student when a trusted friend told him the solution was to “be good to yourself first — then to others.” “I had never once thought properly of caring for myself or loving myself,” he writes in…

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