Running in the Time of Coronavirus

HONG KONG — I had just returned home from my 47th training run late in January when the text came in from a friend: “Marathon cancelled.” I was crushed. I had been eagerly looking forward to running the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon, scheduled for Feb. 9, but now it had been canceled because of…

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Mallinckrodt Reaches $1.6 Billion Deal to Settle Opioid Lawsuits

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, the largest generic opioid manufacturer in the United States, has tentatively agreed to pay $1.6 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits brought by state and local governments over its role in the opioid crisis. The agreement was endorsed by 47 states and U.S. territories along with a committee of lawyers representing thousands of…

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Maria Grazia Chiuri Puts Feminist Agenda Front and Center at Dior’s Fall 2020 Show

Stephane Cardinale — CorbisGetty Images Feminist statements have become the cornerstone of Maria Grazia Chiuri’s collections. A hallmark of her debut collection as Dior’s first female artistic director in 2016 was a plain white T-shirt with the words, “We Should All Be Feminists” written across the chest (later worn by celebrities Rihanna and Natalie Portman—it…

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20 Spring Outfits That Cure Floral Dress Fatigue

As someone with more than ten floral dresses currently hanging in her closet, I’m the last person to hate on the classic print. But let’s make Miranda Priestly proud and try new, groundbreaking outfits this spring. I’m talking punchy psychedelics, all-white looks that make you feel like you run a successful pottery business, and oversized…

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Indian Brides Say ‘Yes’ to Lehengas Near and Far (Very Far)

NEW DELHI — After an 18-hour journey from New York to New Delhi in December sandwiched between my parents, I wanted nothing more than to take a long shower and dive under the covers. But we were there on a mission and time was scarce. So, one brief pit stop at our hotel later, we…

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30 Times Justin Bieber Out-Biebered Himself

Getty Images Justin Bieber is famous (or infamous) for many things—one of those being his incredible personal style. Whether he’s sporting Drew House or mixing up his ensembles, the singer’s streetwear is must-see. In honor of his birthday and release of the documentary Justin Bieber: Seasons, scroll through some of the Biebs’ best looks. Advertisement…

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A Ramen Diner From a Master in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn

Headliner Karazishi Botan Billed as a ramen diner, this new vest-pocket spot with a mere 18 seats, 10 of which are at a counter, is the work of Foo Kanegae. A ramen master and native of Hakata, Japan, Mr. Kanegae has extensive international credentials, working elsewhere in Asia, as well as Paris, Los Angeles and…

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A Texas Border Town’s Booming Trade in Great Tacos

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Not far from the Rio Grande, this state’s border with Mexico, a tall barrier of thick steel slats rises over an open field. As you drive northwest along Southmost Boulevard, the terrain remains mostly vacant, dotted sparingly with houses. Suddenly the air starts to smell of smoke and cumin. The buildings ahead…

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Vitamin D During Pregnancy May Benefit Children’s Bones

Most experts recommend that pregnant women take a daily supplement of 400 units of vitamin D. Now a randomized clinical trial suggests that a much larger dose may be beneficial for children’s bone health. The study, in JAMA Pediatrics, randomized 517 women to take either a 2,400-unit vitamin D supplement or a placebo from 24…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Spanish Hotel Locked Down Amid Outbreak Fears

Here’s what you need to know: ImageA view of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, in the Canary Islands, during a dust storm on Sunday. Credit…Ramon De La Rocha/EPA, via Shutterstock A large hotel in Tenerife, Spain, is on lockdown after a guest tested positive. A hotel on the Spanish resort island of Tenerife was placed under a…

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