Parenting in Front of a Live Audience of In-laws

Somewhere in rural Pennsylvania, my husband and I whisper-argue on a mattress strewn across the floor. His hand gestures say, “Lower your voice.” Mine say, “I’m a big-haired Spanish woman from Jersey. Fat chance.” But his Anglo-Southern penchant for quiet subtlety is probably the best approach right now. We don’t want to wake the 13-month-old…

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Jil Sander Revives Her +J Collection with Uniqlo

GABRIEL BOUYSGetty Images Jil Sander has rekindled her relationship with Uniqlo. This October, the celebrated German designer will release a new collection for men and women under +J, a line that the Japan-based retailer produced from 2009 to 2011. Indeed, it has been a little less than a decade since Sander lent her talents to…

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The TikTok FOMO Is Real

As a teen, TikTok creates stress in my life. When I hang out with friends, they often ask if I want to make a TikTok with them. I never suggest it, but it nearly always comes up. I want to be nice and say yes, but then I worry that other friends will see the…

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Top U.S. Officials Told C.D.C. to Soften Coronavirus Testing Guidelines

WASHINGTON — Trump administration officials on Wednesday defended a new recommendation that people without Covid-19 symptoms abstain from testing, even as scientists warned that the policy could hobble an already weak federal response as schools reopen and a potential autumn wave looms. The day after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the revised…

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Move Over, Sustainable Travel. Regenerative Travel Has Arrived.

Tourism, which grew faster than the global gross domestic product for the past nine years, has been decimated by the pandemic. Once accounting for 10 percent of employment worldwide, the sector is poised to shed 121 million jobs, with losses projected at a minimum of $3.4 trillion, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council.…

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Rev. Roxy Is Serious About Marriages and Helping Make Them Work

The Rev. Roxanne Birchfield, 36, a minister of the Evangelical Church Alliance and the founder and owner of Married By Rev. Roxy, an officiating and premarital counseling service in Brooklyn, has become a high-profile officiant, performing ceremonies on hit reality shows like Netflix’s “Love Is Blind,” VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop” and “Married at First…

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A Strange Rash Had Doctors Stumped. Was It an Insect Bite?

The 73-year-old man looked up at the clear summer sky — the morning was nearly gone. He had finished mowing the main part of his lawn and was trimming the edges near the shrubbery with the weed wacker. He wanted to finish before the sun and heat made the work too hard. Suddenly he felt…

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Anthony Martignetti (‘Anthony!’), Who Raced Home for Spaghetti, Dies at 63

Anthony Martignetti, who found television immortality as a 12-year-old Italian immigrant when he sprinted through Boston’s North End in an enduring television commercial for Prince spaghetti, playing a boy who is beckoned by his mother’s cry, “Anthony! Anthony!,” died on Sunday at his home in West Roxbury, Mass. He was 63. His older brother Andy…

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MHC class II transactivator CIITA induces cell resistance to Ebola Virus and SARS-like coronaviruses

August 27, 2020 (Seattle, Wash.)—Discoveries from the Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) have identified a new cellular protection pathway that targets a common vulnerability in several different pandemic viruses, and collaborators at Case Western Reserve University, Boston University School of Medicine and MRIGlobal have shown that this pathway can protect cells from infection…

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