Mini-Vows: Two Daredevils Unafraid to Soar Together

Steph Davis and Ian Mitchard were married Nov. 3 at their off-the-grid octagonal cabin near Monticello, Utah. Lisa Hathaway, a friend of the couple and a marriage officiator designee of Grand County, Utah, officiated. The bride, 46, is a professional rock climber, BASE jumper and wingsuit flyer, as well as a blogger, author and public…

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Tips for Planning a Perfect Honeymoon

Honeymoon is not just another vacation. This is your first joint trip in the new status of a husband and wife. This trip may not last for a month, but in your memory it should remain as the most romantic, luxurious and comfortable one. If you want this to happen, you need to carefully plan…

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The Look: The New Punks of Los Angeles

The Look In the city’s outlying areas, Latino teenagers are shaping a new music scene. Photographs by Daniel Jack Lyons Text by Cenan Pirani Produced by Eve Lyons Image Molly Diaz, 18, a show organizer in Los Angeles. She is part of a generation of young Latinos driving the punk music scene in the city’s…

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Is Agnes Gund the Last Good Rich Person?

At a recent gala benefit for the Getty Center in Los Angeles, Agnes Gund accepted an award for her achievements in philanthropy and did something fairly unusual among people in her social set: She barely spoke about herself. Instead, Ms. Gund used her six minutes at the lectern to praise the museum for its contributions…

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Check In: Hotel Review: Modern Luxury in the Vineyards of France

There is no shortage of landmarks and charming chateaus in two of France’s greatest wine regions, the Loire Valley and Champagne. Modern, design-focused lodging, however, has been much slower to develop. But two recently opened properties in the region — one a renovation, the other a new development — are changing that. RELAIS DE CHAMBORD…

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Medical News Today: Major depression: Existing drug reduces symptoms by 45 percent

For the first time in decades, researchers have identifed a new medication that can successfully treat major depression. An existing oral drug may relieve major depression. Depression affects about 300 million people across the globe, making the condition the «leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide,» according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In…

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At P.S.G., a Style Few Clubs Can Match

PARIS — A few days before Paris St.-Germain traveled to Liverpool in September to begin its latest quest to win the Champions League, Dani Alves and Kylian Mbappé stood on a stage in a starkly lit room in the basement of the Parc des Princes. In front of them, a crowd of dozens of journalists,…

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Mickey Turns 90, and the Disney Marketing Machine Celebrates

LOS ANGELES — A two-hour prime-time special on ABC. Cupcakes the size of cars at Disneyland Paris. Collaborations with a dozen fashion designers, including Marc Jacobs. More than 30 books, including one from Taschen so big it comes with a carrying handle. Small and subtle are not the Walt Disney Company’s style. But a new…

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Resy Acquires Reserve, in the Fierce Tussle Over Restaurant Reservations

Resy, the restaurant-reservation service founded in 2014, said Friday that it had acquired its smaller competitor Reserve. Though Resy is the nation’s largest privately held reservation service, it is still small in comparison with OpenTable, which was bought by the publicly traded Priceline Group (now called Booking Holdings) in 2014 for $2.6 billion and is…

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Poor Disaster Oversight Imperiled Nursing Homes, Senate Report Finds

A Senate inquiry faulted state and federal oversight for fatal heat strokes and chaotic evacuations at nursing homes after last year’s hurricanes, calling for tougher disaster preparedness standards on Friday. Officials with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a federal agency that was a subject of the inquiry, have said they would clarify expectations…

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