Think of Kimchi as a Verb

In 1904, the Japanese military authorities arrested the American novelist Jack London. Three times. He was covering the Russo-Japanese War for the San Francisco Examiner as a war correspondent in Korea, and drew from his time overseas in a 1915 novel, “The Star Rover.” “I know kimchi,” London writes, speaking through his characters. “Kimchi is…

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15 Designer Sunglasses On Sale Right Now

With their uncanny ability to make or break an entire outfit and completely alter how our faces look, the power of sunglasses is massive. Few, if any, accessories bring about more emotional attachment than a good pair of sunnies. (If you’ve ever lost a pair and ugly cried in public, you know exactly what I’m…

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Verdicchio di Matelica, to Discover or Revisit

As some of you might have noticed, I’ve been on an Italian white wine kick. I’ve been particularly interested in wines made from the verdicchio grape. “Verdicchio is arguably Italy’s greatest native white grape variety,” Ian D’Agata wrote in his authoritative book “Native Wine Grapes of Italy.” “That statement may come as a surprise to…

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How Do You Define Rosé?

Certain categories of wine must be approached on tiptoe, as opinions surrounding them will be tenaciously defended, even if their champions are ill-informed. Arguments will ensue. Riesling is like that, for sure, and natural wine, without a doubt. But rosé? Rosé is a popular, beloved sort of wine, I imagined, that all would embrace. It’s…

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Tied to Increased Dementia Risk

People with inflammatory bowel disease — either Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis — may be at increased risk for dementia, a new study has found. Researchers matched 1,742 Taiwanese patients who were older than 45 and had inflammatory bowel disease, or I.B.D., with 17,420 controls free of the disease, following them for up to 16…

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The Best Virtual Fourth of July Sales To Shop This Weekend

Celebrate surviving half of 2020 and observe Fourth of July with a collection of deals to last the whole weekend. We’ve gathered the best sales in beauty, fashion, and home so that you can exercise your right to virtually shop as you please. Ahead, a curation of the best bargains to browse, including Kate Spade,…

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‘Defund the Police’? Easy for You to Say

In light of recent events, my next-door neighbors apparently believe the police should be abolished. They placed a sign on their front porch that reads: “Defund the Police.” But we live in a neighborhood that has been vandalized in the past, and my neighbors are often away from home. Should I respect their wishes, as…

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Groom Dead, at Least 100 Sick With Coronavirus After Indian Wedding

NEW DELHI — The groom felt ill at the wedding. Days later, he was dead, and soon more than 100 guests had tested positive for the coronavirus. Now, Indian officials have opened an investigation into the wedding gathering, which some experts are calling a superspreader event. The event was in mid-June, and was attended by…

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Live Coronavirus Updates: U.S. Sets Case Record

Here’s what you need to know: ImageErecting a dining space outside a restaurant in Manhattan on Wednesday. New York City’s restaurants won’t resume indoor service next week as originally planned.Credit…Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times Record cases across the U.S. as the country heads into the July 4 weekend. The United States reported nearly 50,000 new…

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