Yasmin Monet Prince, a New Action Heroine

Name: Yasmin Monet Prince Age: 21 Hometown: London Now lives: Ms. Prince lives with her family in a townhouse in Sydenham, a leafy suburb of London. Claim to fame: Ms. Prince is a rising British actress known for her role in “Hanna,” an action drama on Amazon Prime Video that returned for its second season…

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The Coronavirus Infected Hundreds at a Georgia Summer Camp

As schools and universities plan for the new academic year, and administrators grapple with complex questions about how to keep young people safe, a new report about a coronavirus outbreak at a sleepaway camp in Georgia provides fresh reasons for concern. The camp implemented several precautionary measures against the virus, but stopped short of requiring…

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Should Youth Come First in Coronavirus Care?

In April, as the coronavirus was rampaging through the Northeast, Larry Churchill considered what he would do if the pandemic caused medical shortages. Should he, a 75-year-old, direct care to younger people before him if he got sick? He was in a good position to raise the question. A bioethicist retired from Vanderbilt University, he…

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Beyoncé’s ‘Black Is King’: Let’s Discuss

When Beyoncé took a speaking role as Nala — the eventual queen — in the 2019 remake of “The Lion King,” she decided to delve beyond Disney’s Hollywood version of Africa. She added a new, gospel-charged song, “Spirit,” to the film’s soundtrack, and gathered an international coalition, featuring up-and-coming African songwriters and producers, to join…

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Covid-19 Testing Is in Short Supply. Should You Still Get a Test?

What is a conscientious person who already wears a mask and maintains social distance to do? Is there a moral obligation to get a test? Yes, said R. Alta Charo, a professor of law and bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. “One of the most important things to keep in mind when discussing public health…

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Nello, Beloved by Rich New Yorkers, Is Dinged Over Illicit Indoor Dining

Nello, an Italian restaurant and celebrity hot spot on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, has long been a showroom for wealthy New Yorkers undeterred by its lofty prices. When the coronavirus pandemic forced the venue to shut its dining room, its flamboyant spirit was on full display. To promote public health, the restaurant placed…

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This Week, Clean Your Stove

Welcome. We started At Home to help readers lead a full and cultured life during the pandemic, featuring great reads and helpful advice alongside recommendations for things to do and watch and listen to and see. Four months into the experiment, we see a hunger, as well, for direction. One reader wrote recently to ask…

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The Most Soothing Man on TikTok

Some of the most illuminating, purely pleasurable videos on TikTok this month have been Larry Scott’s awed observations of cooking, where the teen from Florida looks on as a meal is lovingly prepared al fresco: hand-rolled pasta dough, spices arranged by color, a knife assuredly having its way with a pepper or onion. The recipe…

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Love Letter: Making Room for More Love (and Sheep)

Living in a picturesque farmhouse on many acres of land may sound like a dream to some. But many couples who live and work on fully functioning farms know it’s anything but glamorous. Tending to the day-to-day demands of a farm, including caring for several different animals, can take a toll on any relationship. In…

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