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Scalise Faces Prospect of Multiple Operations

The first priority is to operate to stop the bleeding and control any contamination that might arise from something like a torn intestine. Afterward, hospital staff members wheel the patient from the operating room straight to intensive care, often with the abdomen still open. Continue reading the main story The next steps are to seal small blood vessels that may ...

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Brooklyn, as Hollywood Never Sees It

The film, which is still seeking a distributor, will make its premiere on Sunday at the Brooklyn Academy of Music as the centerpiece of BAMcinemaFest. The festival is also presenting “Our Song” on Thursday in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Photo Amy Lynne Berger and Fernando Cardona in “En el Séptimo Día.” Credit Charles Libin In an interview on a sweltering June ...

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New Energy at Versace, Ralph Lauren and Emporio Armani

“I’ve been thinking about how much fashion has changed,” Ms. Versace said backstage at the show on Saturday, noting that when her brother died the internet as we know it barely existed. A designer’s role in those days was instructing consumers on what to wear. Now it is the other way around. “We work backward,” she said. “It’s the millennials ...

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New Hudson Valley Homes for a New Kind of Buyer

“I love everything about it,” Mr. Barrett said of his three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath house with an oversize garage, where he stores his car collection. He also has a two-bedroom guest cottage. “Drew’s curating of materials is lovely, and he really knows the local vernacular, but can translate it into a more modern aesthetic language.” Other new developments in the Hudson Valley ...

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For the Bottle Man, Business Is (Happily) in the Toilet

“That’s what I am, a digger,” he said. Mr. Jordan carries home the bottles, cleans them and tags them with information about their history and where they were found. He then sells them at the Grand Bazaar NYC flea market on Columbus Avenue and 77th Street, where he is known as the Bottle Man. His prices range from $10 to ...

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Election Success for Emmanuel Macron May Mask Real Challenges

In about two dozen interviews in and around Nantes, a flourishing city near the Atlantic coast, voters expressed a mixture of wariness and romanticism about their new president, who is just 39 and had never before held elective office. Continue reading the main story In Thouaré-Sur-Loire, a small suburb, Bernard Brevet, 68, a retired cleaning man, was typical of voters ...

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Airbnb Tries to Behave More Like a Hotel

Airbnb — the sharing-economy start-up born with a crash-on-my-couch informality — is now trying to professionalize its more than two million “hosts” around the world. Continue reading the main story In just nine years, the company has built a global hospitality brand on the backs of homeowners like Ms. Bishop. The company’s valuation has skyrocketed to more than $30 billion. ...

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Losing Fat, Gaining Brain Power, on the Playground

Photo Credit Illustration by Igor Bastidas Better grades might be found on the playground. A new study of elementary-age children shows that those who were not part of an after-school exercise program tended to pack on a particular type of body fat that can have deleterious impacts on brain health and thinking. But prevention and treatment could be as simple ...

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John Avildsen, Director of ‘Rocky’ and ‘The Karate Kid,’ Dies at 81

One of Mr. Avildsen’s earlier films, “Save the Tiger,” a 1973 drama, earned Jack Lemmon the Oscar for best actor. And Mr. Avildsen’s 1982 short documentary “Traveling Hopefully” was nominated for an Academy Award. Continue reading the main story “The Karate Kid,” which had its premiere in 1984, is the story of a teenager who outwits bullies and becomes a ...

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