From Clocks

Vows: A Healing Couple, Leading With Their Hearts

Vows By SARAH WILDMAN Dr. Stephen Keith had dined with Dr. Helene Gayle many times during the more than three decades that they had known each other. The meals were always convivial, and always platonic. Over the years, they had worked together on public health battles, he as an aide to Senator Edward M. Kennedy, …

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Spotlight: Franco Pagetti Returns to Fashion Photography

Franco Pagetti is one of the most seasoned, accomplished war photographers of his generation, so he was a bit skeptical when Dolce & Gabbana, the Italian luxury fashion brand, asked him to shoot the company’s fall advertising campaign on the streets of Naples. “Why me?” he asked. The brand wanted a gritty reportage, something that …

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Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle: Two Old Pals on the Road Together

On a serene Friday evening recently, Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle were in Lower Manhattan, ripping through “Wake Up Little Susie” in a club jammed with their contemporaries. With cropped hair, white boots and a black mini touched with fringe, Ms. Colvin, 60, looked the part of an edgy folky. Bearded and bespectacled, Mr. Earle …

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‘My First Gay Bar’: Rachel Maddow, Andy Cohen and Others Share Their Coming-Out Stories

For generations of gays and lesbians, especially those for whom walking into the sometime secret and darkened doorway of one was often the first step in the coming-out process, gay bars have long held a significant place in their personal histories. That was never more apparent than in the days following the mass shootings at …

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Fashion Review: Diary of a Cruise Season

This season is a mess. The spring 2017 men’s wear shows are almost over, for goodness sake, and women’s wear is still in the middle of cruise 2016/2017. “Cruise?” you ask. “Huh?” Exactly. Cruise — a.k.a. prespring, a.k.a. resort — are the clothes that arrive in November and stay on shelves through March and sometimes …

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Table for Three: Cecile Richards, Barbara Bush and the Sisterhood of Political Progeny

Table for Three By PHILIP GALANES “I love that you still say y’all!” Cecile Richards said to Barbara Bush. Within minutes, both women sounded markedly more Texan than they had when they walked into the restaurant. But Texas twangs may be the least of what they have in common. The families of Ms. Bush, 34, …

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Vows: The Sound of Music Is in His Blood and Now His Heart

Vows By LOIS SMITH BRADY When Nathaniel Peters goes for a walk, he often sings aloud, which may be a genetic trait. His great-grandparents were Maria and Georg von Trapp, who founded the Trapp Family Singers with their children and whose story was the basis for “The Sound of Music.” Mr. Peters, 30, also appears …

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