Away Is Having Its First-Ever Sale—Here’s What to Buy

Courtesy Some great news to brighten up your week: Away, a favorite brand of Meghan Markle, Serena Williams, and more celebs, is having its first-ever sale. Now through September 15, you can save up to 50 percent off on the brand’s popular suitcases, bags, and other travel essentials. We know what you’re thinking: Buying a…

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Chicken! Plums! Red Onions!

Melissa Clark has a terrific new recipe in The Times this week, for a sheet-pan dinner of roast chicken, plums and red onions (above). She came up with it as a dish appropriate to Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, which begins on Sept. 18, but it’s outstanding whatever your faith or lack thereof: a…

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Drugmaker Pauses Covid-19 Vaccine Trial for Safety Review

Here’s what you need to know: ImageLaboratory technicians worked on an experimental coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca last month.Credit…Natacha Pisarenko/Associated Press AstraZeneca halts a vaccine trial to investigate a participant’s illness. The pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca halted global trials of its coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday because of a serious and unexpected adverse reaction…

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Meet the New Caregiver: Your Home

When Kobi Karp, a Miami-based architect, designs one of the sleek, ultramodern homes that have become his trademark, he thinks about arcs and angles. He thinks about how to fill the houses with so much sun that they become light boxes; he considers the Art Deco heritage of South Beach and the influence of its…

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New Wedding Date? Here’s How to Update Your Look

For many brides this year, everything down to the dress was specifically picked for a warm-weather wedding, but the coronavirus pandemic caused them to postpone the celebration until fall or winter. Fortunately, bridal fashion has become more seasonless, offering brides plenty of style options for any time of year. With the following simple additions and…

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Coronavirus Tests Are Supposed to Be Free. The Surprise Bills Come Anyway.

The New York Times is investigating the costs associated with testing and treatment for the coronavirus and how the pandemic is changing health care in America. You can read more about the project and submit your medical bills here. Sarah Goldstone got a coronavirus test in Massachusetts after her health insurer said it was “waiving…

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Byron Lars Is Still Here

For the veteran fashion designer Byron Lars, who was named “rookie of the year” by Women’s Wear Daily in 1991, fashion moments never stop. Inside an apparel factory in the Chinese city of Shenzhen, a rack of Byron Lars fashion merchandise caught the stylish eye of Xiaochong, a Chinese fashion entrepreneur who manufactures goods at…

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An Easier Way to Insure That Watch

You just got a new Rolex or Audemars Piguet. The last thing on your mind: watch insurance. Too much hassle, right? Maybe not anymore. The team at Hodinkee, a premiere online source of watch news and timepiece reviews, is branching out. As of Thursday, it is adding insurance to its expanding list of watch-related services.…

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Exercise May Make It Easier to Bounce Back From Stress

Exercise makes it easier to bounce back from too much stress, according to a fascinating new study with mice. It finds that regular exercise increases the levels of a chemical in the animals’ brains that helps them remain psychologically resilient and plucky, even when their lives seem suddenly strange, intimidating and filled with threats. The…

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