At Washington Airports and Hotels: Anxiety and Tightened Security

Before the riots, United Airlines moved its crews from downtown Washington hotels and increased staffing at area airports. The airline has been and continues to be working with the Transportation Security Administration and law enforcement agencies, including the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. On Wednesday, American Airlines banned alcohol in first class for flights out of…

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Savage x Fenty’s New Collection Is Here to Save Your Valentine’s Day

Dennis Leupold/Labyrinth of Collages Nothing says self-love like a new ensemble from Savage X Fenty. Luckily, the Valentine’s Day drop debuts on January 14 and offers several pretty little things to invest in. The brand partnered with collage artist Labyrinth of Collages, which has fashioned inventive assortments surrounding celebs including Zoe Kravitz, Zendaya, and Harry…

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House Hunting in Estonia: A 19th-Century Manor With Modern Style

Liisa Linna, a partner at Liverte law office, who specializes in real estate, pointed to changes in the law enabling notaries to conduct virtual transactions. “Last spring, we had harsher restrictions, and the notaries almost immediately found a way, with some changes in the law, to conduct sales transactions through the internet,” Ms. Linna said.…

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Jennifer Lopez, Michael B. Jordan, and More Pay It Forward With Coach

While it seems that our timelines are constantly being bombarded with bad news, perhaps Coach’s latest campaign offers an antidote to temporarily distract us from our woes. Looking to illuminate the silver lining, “Coach it Forward” is the brand’s latest interactive advertising campaign for its spring 2021 collection, honing in on the power of positivity.…

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China Places Over 22 Million on Lockdown Amid New Covid Wave

When a handful of new coronavirus cases materialized this month in a province surrounding Beijing — apparently spread at a village wedding party — the Chinese authorities bolted into action. They locked down two cities with more than 17 million people, Shijiazhuang and Xingtai. They ordered a crash testing regime of nearly every resident there,…

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Kids and Covid Tests: What You Need to Know

If you’re still unsure if your child needs a test, call their pediatrician, said Dr. Kristin Moffitt, an infectious disease specialist at Boston Children’s Hospital. You can also take the C.D.C.’s clinical assessment tool, which can be used for any family member, including children. Which types of tests are available for kids? Virus testing for…

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Johnson & Johnson Expects Vaccine Results Soon but Lags in Production

Johnson & Johnson expects to release critical results from its Covid-19 vaccine trial in as little as two weeks — a potential boon in the effort to protect Americans from the coronavirus — but most likely won’t be able to provide as many doses this spring as it promised the federal government because of unanticipated…

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Losing a Loved One Twice: First to Prison, Then to Covid

The calls usually came on Sundays. Hank Warner of Huntington Beach, Calif., would see a familiar area code pop up on his phone, telling him that his younger brother was on the other end of the line. He would pick up to hear a woman’s voice, asking if Mr. Warner would accept a collect call…

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I Recommend Eating Chips

Oh, hello, nice to see you, have a seat — let’s stress-eat some chips together. Let’s turn ourselves, briefly, into dusty-​fingered junk-food receptacles. This will force us to stop looking, for a few minutes, at the bramble of tabs we’ve had open on our internet browsers for all these awful months: the articles we’ve been…

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The Case for Stewed Tripe

There has always been a dreary little bin of calves’ feet and oxtail and chicken gizzards in the refrigerated meat case of our local grocery story, but what caught my eye recently was a gorgeous, extremely clean, garnet red beef kidney wrapped tight and pristine in plastic and prominently displayed like a jewel in a…

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