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What 13 moms wish they knew their first week back from maternity leave

“Absolutely everybody will have an opinion about what you should or should not be doing, but it’s important to take a step back from all of the chatter and let your body tell you what you instinctively need.”<p>Of all the seasons in your life—and your career—becoming a parent is among the most …

Maternity

Which Foreign Aid Programs Work? The U.S. Runs A Test — But Won't Talk About It

It was the summer of 2013 and Daniel Handel had just moved to Rwanda. He was unpacking boxes in his new house, when his wife walked over with her laptop and said, 'You have to listen to this radio story!' The piece she played him was by NPR's Planet Money team, and it profiled a charity that was …

Foreign Aid

The Madden tournament shooting in Jacksonville -- an inside look at what happened

<i>This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Oct 1 Gaming Issue. Subscribe today!</i><p><b>DAVID KATZ HAD</b> a blank, chilling countenance, a vacant stare his own …

EA Sports

The six must-read novels that make up this year’s Man Booker Prize shortlist

Looking for a good book to cozy up with this fall? The Man Booker Prize has got you covered.<p>The award’s judging panel chose six finalists this morning (Sept. 20) from the longlist of 13 books, with less than four weeks to go until the 2018 winner is announced.<p>The longlist was heavy on dystopian …

Man Booker Prize

Meet the Puerto Rican sisterhood reinventing the island's future after Maria

<i>Watch CNN's investigation into the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in "Storm of Controversy: What Really Happened in Puerto Rico," Friday September 21 at 10 p.m. ET.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> A year ago, Hurricane Maria tore into Puerto Rico, obliterating power grids, decimating farms, flattening homes and wrecking the …

Puerto Rico

Our Sister Becky

Becky Beaton, 1982–2018.<p>“There’s too much blood to really see anything,” the doctor said. “It’s probably BV.” My sister Becky was lying on a clinic …

Inflammation

The little social networks that couldn't

Almost every day, I open up a social networking app most people haven't heard of. On it, I have a tiny group of friends, half of whom I don't know …

Networking

Is the Future of the Economy a Doughnut?

What if the reason the planet is in such a mess boils down to nothing more than a series of misunderstandings? And how quickly would things turn …

Doughnuts

How Boston Got Its ‘T’

Designers Peter Chermayeff and Tom Geismar talk about how they gave the MBTA an enduring makeover.<p>The history of mass transit in the United States begins in Boston, when, in 1631, a chartered ferry service began taking passengers between Charlestown and the Shawmut Peninsula. Two and half centuries …

Transit

Trump’s trade war brings unexpected boom for knockoff designer bags from China

BEIJING — When President Trump threatens China with more tariffs, Lulu thinks of her commission checks and smiles.<p>It’s a good time to work in the fake-handbag business.<p>The shadow industry — already a big moneymaker — stands to reap another potential windfall from the trade war, which escalated this …

Michael Kors

The Plot to Subvert an Election: Unraveling the Russia Story So Far

For two years, Americans have tried to absorb the details of the 2016 attack: spies, leaked emails, social media fraud — and President Trump’s claims that it’s all a hoax. The Times explores what we know and what it means.

Donald Trump

Jane Fonda Opens Up About Her Ageless Style

The actress has defined her signature look on her own terms.<p>I finally came into my own at 62, when I became single, almost 20 years ago. Before that, my style was defined in large part by the men in my life. Starting with my father and then my three husbands—that’s four men. Working on the new HBO …

Los Angeles

How to Buy Your Way Into Leonardo DiCaprio's Inner Circle (Exclusive Book Excerpt)

In 2009, the world’s biggest movie star developed an unlikely friendship with some obscenely wealthy Hollywood wannabes, whose millions in gifts to …

Wall Street

Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong - The Huffington Post

Print this story<p><b>From the 16th century to the 19th,</b> scurvy killed around 2 million sailors, more than warfare, shipwrecks and syphilis combined. It was an ugly, smelly death, too, beginning with rattling teeth and ending with a body so rotted out from the inside that its victims could literally be …

Diets

Fight food waste with these 11 ways to use leftover greens before they spoil

While they are chock-full of nutrients, greens such as spinach, kale, chard and romaine typically do not make for good leftovers. Luckily, there are …

Recipes

6 Ways to Slow Down and Live in the Moment

We admit it: Being present may be simple, but that’s not the same thing as easy. It’s common to get swept up in the past or spend too much time dreaming about the future. And living in the moment can be extra-tough when life gets chaotic or the unexpected happens. Nevertheless, learning to be …

Gratitude

How To Help Those Affected By Hurricane Florence

Floodwaters keep rising in the Carolinas as post-Tropical Storm Florence continues to dump rain on the region. The dangerous storm has already left more than 30 dead and displaced thousands of others, leaving them without electricity or shelter.<p>In the aftermath of Florence, North and South Carolina …

South Carolina

Woman Rides Bicycle To 183.9 MPH — A World Record

The fastest human to ride a bicycle over open ground is named Denise Mueller-Korenek, who rode a custom bike at an average of 183.932 miles per hour – shattering a world record that had stood since 1995.<p>Mueller-Korenek, 45, set the record for fastest speed riding in a slipstream, teaming up with …

World Records

How Headspace rebranded meditation

Head of design Anna Charity worked to wring “all the mysticism and cliched imagery” from meditation–and instead position it as a tool for solving everyday problems.<p><i>Anna Charity is head of design at the meditation company Headspace. She spoke to Doreen Lorenzo for Designing Women, a series of</i> …

'No one comes to help us': Florence cleanup highlights Wilmington's stark social divide

Their neighborhoods get fixed up first around here, their streets get fixed up first around here Shacory Blanks<p>Shacory Blanks didn’t know Hurricane Florence was coming towards her home in Wilmington, North Carolina, until just hours before landfall. The 31-year-old doesn’t have a television – she …

Wilmington

'Is This Blood or ... Brain Fluid?': The Nightmare of a Liner to the Head

It was the sound that scared Bryce Florie. Or rather, the absence of sound.<p>There were 33,861 fans in Fenway Park that early September Friday night, a sellout crowd to watch the first-place New York Yankees and second-place Boston Red Sox, with ex-Red Sox ace Roger Clemens starting for the hated …

Los Angeles

12 of the Best Design Exhibitions to See This Fall

"It’s always a bit of a surprise to finally encounter, in three dimensions, an object you’ve seen reproduced countless times in coffee-table books [and] design blogs," says Colin Fanning, curator of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s upcoming exhibition on German industrial designer Dieter Rams. …

Art Galleries

‘She’s Running The Country, I’m Holding The Baby’: Grazia Speaks Exclusively To New Zealand's 'First Bloke' Clarke Gayford

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Real Life<p>by Anna Silverman | 18 09 2018<p>© Simon Woolfe<p>As Jacinda Ardern approaches the end of her first year as PM of New Zealand, Anna …

New Zealand

The Five Battlefields for Control of the House

Democrats or Republicans will piece together a House majority from across five main types of congressional districts that are most competitive this fall. Here’s our field guide to those races.

How To Eat Your Way Through New Orleans in One Day

New Orleans is a town full of folks who start talking about dinner plans before the lunch plates are licked clean. A word of advice: If you’re coming, come hungry.<p>Crackling with an effusive gumbo of culinary history and cocktail culture, New Orleans is arguably the best place to eat in America with …

New Orleans

This 20-Year-Old Transgender Man Wants to Change Bodybuilding Forever

Ajay Holbrook is ready for the bodybuilding world. It remains to be seen whether the bodybuilding world is ready for him.<p>Like most other bodybuilders jumping into yet another day of repetitive bench pressing and tricep curls, Ajay Holbrook needs music to set the mood. He connects his phone to the …

Fitness

The most curious cameras ever

<b>John Wade takes you into the wonderful world of unusual, quirky and unique cameras, some of which you will find irresistible to add to your collection</b><p>…

Royal Mail

7 Editors Reflect on the Fashion Week Moments That Will Stick With Them Forever

Fashion Week may be glamorous, but it's also hectic, stressful, and hard work. For those reporting live from the shows, when the designers take their final bows, the work is just beginning. Amid the late nights, the panicked cab journeys, the long waits, the street style snaps, and the frantic race …

Fashion Week

Think you've mastered tacos? Here are five ways to up your game

If your tacos always involve ground beef, seasonings from a packet, a jar of salsa and a corn shell, it’s time for an intervention. There is nothing wrong with the tacos you’re currently making, but there is so much more taco goodness to be had in this world.<p>“Tacos are great because you can eat …

Recipes