When Stocking Grocery Shelves Turns Dangerous

They are a new class of emergency medical workers: the more than two million Americans reporting to work each day to sell food and other household staples to a country in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic. As shoppers swarm stores, snapping up everything from milk to toilet paper, cashiers are there to ring them…

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Breakfast for Dinner

Hello, Five Weeknight Dishes readers. Are we still having weeknights? Is it time for dinner? I think it’s safe to say that most of the daily cues we use to structure the day are out the window. It’s easy to lose track of the hours. But I will also say that the days when we…

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You Can Take Care of Yourself in Coronavirus Quarantine, Starting Right Now

“Trying to preserve some sense of normalcy is really important for people’s well-being,” said Dr. Russell G. Buhr, a pulmonologist at U.C.L.A. Health. Maintaining a routine, he said, like getting up and getting dressed and doing what you usually do, can positively affect mental health. “And good mental health promotes good physical health,” he added.…

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Anthropologie Is Taking 25 Percent Off Its Entire Site This Weekend

Anthropologie It’s been a week, but Anthropologie is here to help make your weekend a little brighter. Now through Sunday, the retailer is offering 25 percent off sitewide. Yes, that means huge discounts on clothing, shoes, bags, skincare, candles….must I go on? Whether you want to stock up on summer essentials or tap into your…

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Love Letter: Too Much Time Together, and Apart

[Sign up here to receive Love Letter, a weekly newsletter about relationship highs, lows and woes, in your inbox every Friday.] With many couples now confined to their homes because of the new coronavirus pandemic, some face new challenges as they adjust to the strain of being stuck together for who-knows-how-long. Here’s how to keep…

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How Marie Kondo Declutters During a Pandemic

The tidying guru Marie Kondo built her global lifestyle brand by developing a system for how to impose order over relentless chaos. “My dream is to organize the world,” Ms. Kondo has said. With her trademarked KonMari decluttering method, Ms. Kondo has led millions of acolytes to purge their closets, basements and pantries. Her first…

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The Calculus of Coronavirus Care

Yesterday, I received a text from a colleague whose sister is in charge of nursing at one of my city’s major hospitals. Two of her nurses had just quit, in tears. “They were fed up,” she said. “They couldn’t take it any longer.” As anyone, like me, who has worked in a hospital, clinic or…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Borders With Mexico and Canada to Close This Weekend

Video The U.S. Coronavirus Task Force holds a news conference about the Covid-19 outbreak.CreditCredit…Doug Mills/The New York Times Here’s what you need to know: Trump and Pompeo address reporters at a briefing of the coronavirus task force. At a White House briefing on Friday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that border closures to non-essential…

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You Can Take Care of Yourself in Isolation, Starting Now

“Trying to preserve some sense of normalcy is really important for people’s well-being,” said Dr. Russell G. Buhr, a pulmonologist at U.C.L.A. Health. Maintaining a routine, he said, like getting up and getting dressed and doing what you usually do, can positively affect mental health. “And good mental health promotes good physical health,” he added.…

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Craft Beer Fans Know Hops. But What About Yeast?

For some time, the biggest thing in beer was bold hops, and lots of them. Brewers used them to create flavors and aromas as over the top as a Times Square billboard. Now you’ll need a microscope to find the most important ingredients at breweries like Ebb & Flow Fermentations, a microbial-minded operation in Cape…

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