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The Enduring Legacy of Virgil Abloh

Virgil Abloh knew how to get people talking. In 2012, when he launched his first fashion brand, Pyrex Vision, Abloh bought deadstock flannel shirts from Ralph Lauren for $40 a piece, screen printed them with the word “Pyrex” and the number 23 (an homage to Michael Jordan), priced them at $550—and sold out his stock

What the Supreme Court’s Ruling on the ‘Clean Air Act’ Means for Carbon Emissions

On Thursday, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that will hamstring the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) authority to regulate carbon emissions from power plants. The outcome of the case is a big deal for tackling climate change going forward, particularly because the Biden Administration had set ambitious goals for reducing emissions, including reaching 100% carbon

Stocks Suffer Worst First Half of a Year in More Than 50 Years

The selloff in stocks deepened after weak consumer-spending data fueled worries about a recession, with the S&P 500 suffering its cruelest first-half since Richard Nixon’s presidency. It was a rout for the history books, with the benchmark gauge down 21% in the first six months of the year—the most for such a span since 1970.

The Education of Glenn Youngkin

Glenn Youngkin is the kind of person who, if you ask him if he knows how to nae nae, he’s going to take it as a challenge. On a Thursday afternoon in late April, the Republican governor of Virginia is touring CodeRVA, a diverse magnet high school for students interested in tech careers—the sort of

How One CEO Improved Results By Investing in His Workers

For the past 40 years or so, frontline workers in America have been getting a smaller and smaller slice of the economic pie. As corporate profits and executive compensation packages have soared, employees at many of the country’s biggest companies wound up taking an effective pay cut, year after year. Income growth for the bottom

‘A Little Pinch, but It Was OK.’ Elmo Gets Vaccinated Against COVID-19

V is for vaccine. Elmo got a COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday, according to Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind “Sesame Street.” Read more: A Parent’s Guide to COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids In a public service announcement posted to YouTube, the beloved 3-and-a-half-year-old “Sesame Street” star talked with his dad about what it was like to

New Zealand Designates Proud Boys and The Base As Terrorist Organizations

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government has declared that American far-right groups the Proud Boys and The Base are terrorist organizations. The two groups join 18 others including Islamic State that have been given an official terrorist designation, making it illegal in New Zealand to fund, recruit or participate in the groups, and

Israel’s Parliament Dissolves, Sets 5th Election in 4 Years

Israel’s parliament voted Thursday to dissolve itself and send the country to the polls in November for the fifth time in less than four years. Yair Lapid, Israel’s foreign minister and architect of the outgoing coalition government, will become the country’s caretaker prime minister just after midnight on Friday. He will be the 14th person

Kathy Hochul Easily Wins Democratic Primary in New York

NEW YORK — Nine months after she stepped into the job of New York governor as a relative unknown, Democrat Kathy Hochul easily locked up her party’s nomination Tuesday, setting her on an expected glide path to win the office in November. Hochul was serving as an under-the-radar lieutenant governor under the shadow of former

U.S. Officials Announce More Steps Against Monkeypox Outbreak

Reacting to a surprising and growing monkeypox outbreak, U.S. health officials on Tuesday expanded the group of people recommended to get vaccinated against the monkeypox virus. They also said they are providing more monkeypox vaccine, working to expand testing, and taking other steps to try to get ahead of the outbreak. “We will continue to

An FDA Panel Decides It’s Time For New COVID-19 Boosters

On June 28, a panel of experts convened by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted 19 to 2 to change the vaccines that have been used since December 2020 to protect against COVID-19. The change, which will apply only to booster doses for people who are already vaccinated, involves including a strain that

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Is Diagnosed in a Major League Soccer Player for the First Time

BOSTON — Researchers have diagnosed chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a Major League Soccer player for the first time, saying Tuesday that former Sporting Kansas City defender Scott Vermillion suffered from the degenerative brain disease. The Boston University CTE Center said Vermillion, who died of an accidental drug overdose in December 2020 at the age of

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Amber Heard Wants Johnny Depp Verdict Tossed for ‘Insufficient Evidence’

Not over yet. Even though a jury ruled in favor of Johnny Depp in his defamation suit against ex-wife Amber Heard, their legal battle is far from over. “She is 100 percent appealing on freedom of speech and is telling friends she is determined to take it all the way to the Supreme Court if

Real Talk! Sharna Burgess Says Her Postpartum Body Is ‘Unrecognizable’

John Salangsang/ShutterstockPostpartum realness. Sharna Burgess wasn’t afraid to share how she’s feeling less than a week after giving birth to her son, Zane. “I spotted a kneecap!!! Not kidding…they have been MIA until now,” the Dancing With the Stars pro, 37, wrote via Instagram Story on Sunday, July 3, alongside a mirror photo of herself

Kathy Hilton Raved About This Moisturizing Skin Mist to Kyle Richards

Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Kathy Hilton is a woman after our own heart. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills newcomer has been stealing the show with her relatable reactions, playful pranks and hilarious one-liners (“Who is Hunky Dory?”). Once we witnessed her

7 Hangover Cures That Shoppers Say Work Wonders

Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services. If you’ve had too much fun during a long weekend or summer vacation, you may not be feeling like yourself when it’s time to get back into the everyday groove. If libations were involved, they may take a