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Jessica Williams Charts Her Course: ‘I Know What I’d Be Incredible At’

“For me, so far, confidence has been a journey, not a destination,” Ms. Williams said. “It’s cool to see a woman be like, ‘This is what I want — this is what I don’t want.’ It’s good to see someone making choices for themselves.” Continue reading the main story Over breakfast at a Clinton Hill cafe near her home, Ms. ...

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The Duchess of Cambridge and Family Refine the Art of Pantone Politics

Photo The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, on Wednesday as they arrived at Berlin Tegel Airport. Credit Chris Jackson/Getty Images The second European outreach tour by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, which took place this week in Poland and Germany, was notable for a number of reasons. First was the trip’s ...

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A British Open Lesson: Golf is a Sport of Personal Responsibility

What is great and, at times, grating about golf is Spieth had no one to blame but himself for the miss at 18 – or, for that matter, the five missed fairways on the first seven holes. Since Spieth turned professional at the end of 2012, he has largely controlled his fate. Much is made of how cruel golf can ...

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A Boulder Restaurant Celebrating New-Coloradan Cuisine

Photo A dish with dumplings made from masa ground by a neighboring taco shop and served with braised pork and brussels sprout leaves uses local ingredients to bring back Coloradan cuisine. Credit Peter McEwen Colorado was no place to live — at least not for the miners who’d gone looking for gold in the Front Range section of the Southern ...

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Danny Meyer’s Empire Goes Roman With an Indoor Piazza

Photo Baby shrimp and squid from Vini e Fritti, which should be ready in September, in the Redbury New York in NoMad. Credit John Taggart for The New York Times Danny Meyer’s infatuation with Rome goes back to his time there as a college student. Now the prolific restaurateur is about to open a small outpost of the Eternal City ...

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O. J. Simpson, John McCain, Ram Nath Kovind: Your Friday Briefing

The dearth of foreign leaders willing to publicly criticize Beijing added to a sense of despair among activists. Many say they feel abandoned by the U.S. in particular. Continue reading the main story Friends and family of Lee Ming-cheh, a rights advocate from Taiwan who disappeared into mainland custody in March, see unsettling parallels between him and Mr. Liu. _____ ...

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Daily Report: Can Facebook Woo Back Publishers?

Photo Facebook’s Instant Articles product allows publishers to post news articles that can be read within Facebook rather than on the publisher’s website. Credit Sam Hodgson for The New York Times The publishing industry’s relationship with Facebook has always had a certain scorpion-and-frog quality to it. First, a quick recap of the fable of the scorpion and the frog: A ...

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A Sensor on Your Skin That Looks and Feels Like a Temporary Tattoo

Researchers say the new nanomesh device can theoretically be worn for a week or longer without such problems. The drawback is that it can be rubbed off with water, so in reality, it will need to be replaced after every shower or bath. There is a trade-off between how comfortable the device is and its durability, Dr. Someya said, adding ...

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Cheap Date Alert: Met Operas, Screened for Free

Photo A screening of “La Cenerentola” at Lincoln Center last year. The Met will again set out some 3,000 chairs — for a screening of Ingmar Bergman’s film of “The Magic Flute,” followed by 10 nights of other performances. Credit Hiroyuki Ito for The New York Times One of New York City’s great cheap-date opportunities — the Metropolitan Opera’s annual ...

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What the 2018 Pirelli Calendar Says About Race

For Mr. Combs, who made headlines in 2001 when he posed with Ms. Campbell for a cover of British Vogue, the calendar comes at a time when there needs to be what he called “an unapologetic expression of black pride.” Continue reading the main story “I moved mountains to be a part of this,” said Mr. Combs, as he sat ...

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