Carole Baskin of ‘Tiger King’ Gets Her Own Show

Carole Baskin, the animal rights activist who gained national attention while sparring with exotic tiger keepers on the popular Netflix documentary “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” is getting her own show. The new show will star Ms. Baskin and her husband, Howard Baskin, of Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, Fla., according to a statement…

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C.D.C.’s Contentious Testing Guidance on Covid-19 Was Not Written by Its Scientists

Here’s what you need to know: ImageTesting at the Wyandotte County Health Department in Kansas last month.Credit…Christopher (KS) Smith for The New York Times A much-criticized testing recommendation on the C.D.C.’s website last month was not written by C.D.C. scientists. A heavily criticized recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last month about…

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Tale of a Classic SoHo Loft

Linda Sampson bought her loft in SoHo back in 1972 for $15,000. “That was a lot,” said Ms. Sampson, an artist, who had to borrow $10,000 from her father to close on the apartment. “I could have bought a co-op on the Bowery for $5,000, but I thought, ‘Who wants to live on the Bowery?’…

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How a Restaurateur and Activist Spends Her Sundays

In 2016, Claire Sprouse moved from San Francisco, where she had become an outspoken activist on sustainability in bars, to New York in an effort to continue her mission here. Three years later, she opened Hunky Dory, her eclectic and earthy restaurant and bar in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, which focuses on minimizing waste and features…

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Facing Impossible Obstacles Together

On Oct. 27, 2018, Dillon Dreher, a welder’s assistant from Greeley, Colo., was working with a crew at an oil field near rural Briggstown, Colo., when a power tool he was using threw off sparks, causing a massive oil tank to erupt in flames. He was airlifted to North Colorado Medical Center with burns over…

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A Candlelit Proposal for a Couple Used to the Spotlight

This past March, as Ben Chase and Rachel Schur watched a string quartet perform Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons” in a candlelit church in Manhattan’s East Village, Mr. Chase leaned over and whispered something into Ms. Schur’s ear. There was a swell in the music, and a glint as Mr. Chase pressed a ring into Ms. Schur’s…

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Two Years Later, the Timing Was Right

Harrison Remler was asked if his fiancée, Jill Lieberman, was his rock. “Are you kidding me, no way,” Mr. Remler said, laughing. “She’s my boulder, and by that I mean she is always there for me. She always has my back, no matter the circumstances.” Mr. Remler and Ms. Lieberman, both 28, first met on…

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More Than Just a Summer Crush

As far as Brendon Maxwell Whalen knows, only two marriages have taken place between “Creekers” and “Islanders.” He does not consider his Sept. 4 wedding to Megan Goetsch, in the open waters of Connecticut’s Thimble Islands one of them, despite the origins of their relationship. Ms. Goetsch, 33, and Mr. Whalen, 35, entered each other’s…

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Connecting on a Rooftop

At a rooftop party in 2014 in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, a college friend introduced Erin Jaeger, who had recently moved to New York, to Mahen Gunaratna, by saying, “He’s our new roommate, he’s great, he’s the best,” Ms. Jaeger said. “It was very cordial — it wasn’t sparks are flying,” said Ms. Jaeger, now 30…

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Calla Lilies and a Mantilla Bridge Three Generations

After Alicia Castilla Zelek got home from her first date with Alexander Robert Mantel in August 2017, she could not wait to tell her sister that she could potentially see herself marrying him. “I liked his smile and sense of humor, and he had a calming presence,” said Ms. Zelek, 34, who added with a…

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