A Visual History of the Trump Administration

Few presidents have exploited the theatrical grandeur of the job quite as enthusiastically or as cynically as Donald Trump, from his proliferating forests of flags to his gilding of the Oval Office. Few have been as strategic about the power of caricature, or had such a complicit wife and court to bolster the spectacle. As…

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Go Ahead. Fantasize.

Imani Baucom, 29, a teacher in Washington, D.C., has been fantasizing about taking a trip to the Dominican Republic to see a class of fifth graders she taught some seven years ago. They’ll be graduating from high school this spring. Jordan Firstman, a television writer who has found some celebrity this year doing impersonations on…

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Why Isn’t Kelp Catching On?

In the past year and a half, Ms. Warner said, Atlantic Sea Farms has been able to scale up production of kelp to a million pounds from 30,000 pounds. “And so when I hear things like, ‘Oh, the seaweed industry is not growing,’ I’m like, ‘Oh, really?” she said. Some of the company’s high-profile partnerships…

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Weddings: «I really didn’t think I would marry again»

When Rohini Pragasam and Chris Walton met for a first date in April 2018 at a Japanese restaurant in Manhattan, each had arrived in anticipation of impressing the other with knowledge of all-things Japan. But before Ms. Pragasam, 52, could mention the fact that she had studied Japanese in college and lived in and around…

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Weddings: Yes They Met Online

Rachel Jennifer Heyman did some quick-fire swiping on the Tinder dating app at her apartment in Manhattan one Saturday evening in January 2019 with her friend over glasses of wine, a variety of Trader Joe’s appetizers and reality TV. “At points we would take each other’s phone,” she said, and swiped right for each other…

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Weddings: Finding a Second Wind

For Dr. Mariann Channell and Benson Woo, life is good. “We have thoroughly been enjoying each other’s company,” said Dr. Channell, as she strolled around Maui with her new husband, Mr. Woo, one recent night during their Hawaiian honeymoon. “We are fortunate to have found each other.” Dr. Channell, who lives in St. Clair Shores,…

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Can I Wear Camo After the Capitol Riot?

I have a bunch of camo items of clothing — pants, jackets, bags. I even have coveted camo flats. I am not in a militia. I am not former military. Nor was I one of the rioters in the Capitol who wore camo, and who, as Senator Bernie Sanders said, did it to show they…

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How to Reimagine Your Relationship to Alcohol

So, identify other activities you love and increase them. Whether it’s exercise or spending time with friends, “we need another outlet to fill the void that alcohol leaves,” Dr. Murphy said. Find your people. You’re more likely to successfully abstain from alcohol if you have support. “Tell as many of your friends and family members…

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Getting Rid of Stuff

Welcome. Before weekdays and weekends were indistinguishable, we left the house. Now, we’re inside, many of us, most of time. With the same people and pets, or on our own; the same routines and rooms; and, everywhere we turn, the same stuff, so much stuff. What used to be décor is now clutter. What once…

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