Hugh Newell Jacobsen, Famed Modernist Architect, Dies at 91

Mentored by Louis Kahn, he created designs for clients like Meryl Streep and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, as well as colleges and museums.

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Who Else Has Declined a Presidential Honor?

Bill Belichick, who turned down the Presidential Medal of Freedom, is not the first person to decline the award. Jacqueline Kennedy and Moe Berg, the baseball player, also said no.

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Design Works Prints From Tillett Textiles are Back

In the late 1960s, Tillett Textiles teamed up with designers in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, for a historically significant collaboration. Now the prints are being reissued.

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Jill Biden Is a Teacher. And She’s Not About to Change That.

In choosing to continue teaching at a community college, Dr. Biden is breaking with precedent and modernizing the persistently anachronistic first lady role.

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Capri, Famous Vacation Spot, Touched by Coronavirus

Visitors from the United States make up the largest share of foreign tourists on the Italian island, and this year their absence is denting local businesses.

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Jackie O.’s Bag of Choice, Rebranded in Her Name

The former first lady owned several versions of the Gucci saddlebag, to which Alessandro Michele has added a few new touches.

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