W Magazine Goes on Hiatus, Furloughs Much of Its Staff

ImageSara Moonves, the editor in chief of W, in Sept. 2019.Credit…Tom Jamieson for The New York Times W, the hefty fashion bible known for publishing the adventurous work of top-tier photographers, had long been one of the magazine industry’s most august titles. While it costs less to run than Vogue, it is nevertheless expensive. Now,…

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Floyd Cardoz Showed How to Honor a Cuisine by Bending It

When I heard the name Floyd Cardoz, my mind always went straight to watermelon curry. Yours probably did, too, if you went to Tabla, the restaurant off Madison Square Park where he was the chef (and an owner, with Danny Meyer) from its opening in 1998 until the end of 2010. Of all the dishes…

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Can You Become Immune to the Coronavirus?

As the number of people infected with the coronavirus surpasses 450,000 worldwide, and more than one billion are locked in their homes, scientists are wrestling with one of the most pressing questions of the pandemic: Do people who survive the infection become immune to the virus? The answer is a qualified yes, with some significant…

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Food Supply Anxiety Brings Back Victory Gardens

“Small things count,” read a headline in the tiny, insistent pamphlet published by the National War Garden Commission in 1919. The pitch made gardening a civic duty. And though the illustrations were cute, the text was urgent: “Prevention of widespread starvation is the peacetime obligation of the United States. … The War Garden of 1918…

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How to Sleep With Coronavirus Anxiety

Many people spend their nights now tossing and turning, struggling to unglue from the constant scroll of coronavirus news updates. But, while there is no body or life hack to make you impervious to the touch of disease, we do know that sleep is key to helping our bodies stay healthy. “Sleep is an essential…

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How to Get Health Insurance if Worried About Coronavirus or Unemployment

Most working-age Americans get their health insurance through their employer. Which means a job loss during the coronavirus pandemic could mean losing your health insurance. In past economic crises, options for buying affordable health insurance were limited. But provisions in the Affordable Care Act, along with actions taken recently by Congress and some states, mean…

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A Homeless Family Navigates a Life Warped by the Coronavirus

April Goode awoke shortly before 7 a.m. after a night of restless sleep atop two sleeping bags and a blanket on the floor of her hotel room. Her four children were asleep on the two full beds. Ms. Goode turned on the television and kept the volume low. More news about the coronavirus. On a…

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Floyd Cardoz, 59, Dies; Gave American Fine Dining an Indian Flavor

Floyd Cardoz, an international restaurateur and the first chef to bring the sweep and balance of his native Indian cooking to fine dining in the United States, died on Tuesday at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, N.J. He was 59. The cause was the coronavirus, his family said. Mr. Cardoz was the first chef born and…

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