Sanofi Accelerates Its Timeline for Coronavirus Vaccine Development

After lagging behind its competitors in starting clinical trials, the French drugmaker Sanofi has announced plans to speed a vaccine development timeline that could yield approval from regulatory authorities sometime next year, perhaps in the first half of 2021, the company announced on Tuesday. The company and its partner in the endeavor, GlaxoSmithKline, originally projected…

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Restaurant Dining Is Back, if You Can Find a Table

On Monday, I had lunch at Veselka in the East Village. Normally I wouldn’t bother you with this fact. I’ve done the same thing at least a hundred times before. But this lunch, I’m pretty sure, I’ll remember for the rest of my life. It was the first restaurant food I’ve had since March that…

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Rick Owens Stitches a Souvenir

DESIGNER D.I.Y. SERIES Image In the latest installment of our Designer D.I.Y. series, the designer embroiders a lover’s hankie. At a time when everyone is isolated at home, nervous about spending money and without an occasion to dress up, what can we do to help you pass the time? Styles has started a series of…

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An All-Day Cafe and Bakery for Park Slope

Headliner Winner Daniel Eddy, who worked as a chef at Daniel Rose’s Spring restaurant in Paris, Rebelle in Manhattan and Walnut Street Café in Philadelphia, is now based in his neighborhood, Park Slope, Brooklyn. His all-day establishment serves breads and breakfast pastries (French-style viennoiseries) in the morning and sandwiches at lunchtime and in the late…

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Will the Last Confederate Statue Standing Turn Off the Lights?

RICHMOND, Va. — Until three weeks ago, Lee Circle, which is named for the 130-year-old statue of General Robert E. Lee that stands some 60 feet high at its center, attracted few visitors beyond the occasional tourist or weekend sunbather. But as protests over police brutality and racism, ignited by the killing of George Floyd…

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With Baseball Up in the Air, What About the Ballpark Peanuts?

Classic stadium food like garlic fries, Dippin’ Dots and pump-cheese nachos are touchstones of something that feels heartbreakingly far away this summer: the thrill of being part of a huge crowd sharing a singular experience. Within the pantheon of concessions sidelined by the pandemic, ballpark peanuts stand out. Roasted in their shells and tossed into…

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It’s a Wonderful Time to Be Leslie Jordan

A few months ago, Leslie Jordan didn’t know he was about to hit it big. Mr. Jordan, who was known for roles in “Will & Grace” and “Murphy Brown,” was working, sure. But his name didn’t exactly roll off the tongue. Then the coronavirus swept the United States, and Mr. Jordan had some time on…

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Law Roach, Lacy Redway, and Jason Rembert Launch Black Fashion and Beauty Collective

Jamie McCarthyGetty Images The deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and several other Black people who were killed recently sparked protests in streets worldwide, and a movement on social media that saw fashion and beauty companies addressing its lack of representation and announcing plans to remedy its shortcomings. But, rather than wait around for companies…

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How Covid-19 Is Threatening Alaska’s Wild Salmon Fishing Season

ANCHORAGE — For Christopher Nicolson, each June brings happy anticipation of his family’s trip to the tiny Alaska fishing town of Naknek, 3,700 miles from his home in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Naknek, set into the grassy bluffs above Bristol Bay, is as bygone as New York City is modern. Cellphones barely work. Bears bang around…

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Dozens of Women in Gaming Speak Out About Sexism and Harassment

More than 70 people in the gaming industry, most of them women, have come forward with allegations of gender-based discrimination, harassment and sexual assault since Friday. They have shared their stories in statements posted to Twitter, YouTube, Twitch and the blogging platform TwitLonger. The outpouring of stories from competitive gamers and streamers, who broadcast their…

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