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A Bedroom for Rover, Maybe Even a Condo

It felt like the obvious thing to do for any loved one under my roof, four-legged or not. In fact, it seemed so natural that I began to wonder what other kinds of dedicated pet spaces animal lovers might have made for their pets. If I, with my limited funds and square footage, had devoted a room — albeit a ...

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Spain, J.F.K., Betsy DeVos: Your Evening Briefing

_____ Photo Credit Yury Martyanov/Kommersant, via Associated Press 3. In the months before a highly scrutinized meeting with top Trump campaign officials in June 2016, Natalia V. Veselnitskaya, a Russian lawyer, coordinated with the Kremlin, interviews and records show. The revelation undercuts her claim that she was a purely independent actor as she shared information she believed would be damaging ...

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How to Stop Waking Up the iPhone

Q. I just got a new iPhone and have noticed that every time I pick it up or move it, the screen pops on by itself instead of me turning it on with the switch. Is this a problem with the phone? A. The iPhone 6s and later models include a feature called Raise to Wake that senses when you ...

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The Opioid Crisis: An Epidemic Years in the Making

The current opioid epidemic is the deadliest drug crisis in American history. Overdoses, fueled by opioids, are the leading cause of death for Americans under 50 years old — killing roughly 64,000 people last year, more than guns or car accidents, and doing so at a pace faster than the H.I.V. epidemic did at its peak. President Trump declared the ...

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It’s Always Fishnets Season Somewhere

That look is dated, for sure, bearing little resemblance to what many prostitutes actually wear, but those images have proliferated just the same, a common sight this fall at concerts, on theater screens and in a flurry of luxury ad campaigns. Seedily costumed streetwalkers are a magnet to fans of “The Deuce,” about 1970s-era Times Square and the rise of ...

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‘Terry Richardson Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg’

Porter, the Net-a-Porter magazine, also said it was no longer working with Mr. Richardson. So did Hearst magazines, which owns Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Esquire and Marie Claire. Mr. Richardson had already been commissioned to shoot the January cover of Elle and had recently done so. It is now being redone by another photographer. Bulgari, Diesel and Valentino, all brands that ...

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The Yankees Had a Steady Winner in Girardi. Now They Want More.

It is clear, though, that the Yankees viewed this moment as something of a pivot point. After coming so close to the World Series, they now expect to get there, and win, within the term of the next manager’s contract. Girardi took this group to the edge of a title, and now his successor — they hope — will haul ...

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A Getaway to Australia Can Be Worth the Long Flight

Photo Sydney at night. Credit Intrepid Travel Travelers from the United States seem to have an increasing interest in visiting Australia: Sales of Australia trips from the United States on Expedia.com have grown almost 35 percent in the last two years. From January through September, the tour operator Intrepid Travel has hosted 310 American travelers in Australia, up from 182 ...

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An East Side Apartment Where He Could Cook for Friends

For that budget, an apartment in a postwar building on the East Side made sense. “Gian couldn’t care less about trendy neighborhoods,” Mr. Lahav said. “He wasn’t the type of client who would pay a premium. He is a numbers guy. He makes a decision like a computer would.” Photo The bedroom in Mr. Pangilinan’s new apartment. Credit Brad Dickson ...

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Opioids, Republicans, Joe Girardi: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Representatives from high-tax states like New York, New Jersey and California protested, worried that the blueprint will doom deductions for state and local taxes. Continue reading the main story “Tax reform is good for the country; it’s just not good for the country when it’s on the back of six states,” said Representative Tom MacArthur, above in May, a New ...

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