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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Descendants of Suffragists Reflect on the Fight for Women’s Right to Vote

On Aug. 18, 1920, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment. Eight days later, ratification was certified by the secretary of state. The right to vote for women across the United States was officially enshrined in the Constitution. The codification of suffrage was the result of nearly a century of activism, which…

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The Boat Business Is Booming

In April, when reality set in for the advertising executive Joseph Gordon — that his family’s spring and summer vacation plans were canceled, that his two kids’ camps would likely be canceled, too — he cast about for an escape. After a lot of research, Mr. Gordon, 40, of downtown Manhattan, located two 19-foot Yamaha…

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When Your Tween Is Bored

The other day my 11-year-old told me how “bored” she is. I get it. School just ended and her beloved sleep-away camp has been canceled. While the country is opening up, a lot is still off the table for tweens. At first I offered suggestions for activities: Did she want to play with the puppy…

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How prison and police discrimination affect black sexual minority men’s health

Incarceration and police discrimination may contribute to HIV, depression and anxiety among Black gay, bisexual and other sexual minority men, according to a Rutgers led study. The study, funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and published in the journal Social Science & Medicine, examined associations between incarceration, police and law enforcement discrimination and…

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Sniffing out smell

The premiere of the movie Scent of Mystery in 1960 marked a singular event in the annals of cinema: the first, and last, motion picture debut «in glorious Smell-O-Vision.» Hoping to wow moviegoers with a dynamic olfactory experience alongside the familiar spectacles of sight and sound, select theaters were outfitted with a Rube Goldberg-esque device…

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Study: Crowdsourced data could help map urban food deserts

New research from The University of Texas at Dallas suggests food deserts might be more prevalent in the U.S. than the numbers reported in government estimates. In a feasibility study published in the journal Frontiers in Public Health, scholars found that the methods used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to identify areas…

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Center for Diagnostics and Telemedicine launched a new information resource

Russia celebrates Medical Worker Day on the third Sunday of June. This year, most holidays are being held online, and the Center for Diagnostics and Telemedicine celebrated its professional holiday online too. On June 21, Doctor’s TV channel, with the support of the Center, held a virtual concert dedicated to the Medical Worker Day. Doctors,…

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