Coronavirus Live Updates: Some States Move to Reopen

Here’s what you need to know: ImageA beauty salon reopening on Friday in Broken Arrow, Okla.Credit…Joseph Rushmore for The New York Times Some states are moving to reopen. But the path ahead is far from simple. Georgia, Alaska and Oklahoma are beginning the reopening process. But even under the most optimistic estimates, it will be…

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Amid the Coronavirus Crisis, Heart and Stroke Patients Go Missing

Bishnu Virachan was a bicycle deliveryman for a grocery store in Queens. With New York City locked down, he was busier than ever. But in early April, as he was watching television, he felt “a pain in my heart.” It frightened him, but he did not go to the emergency room. Mr. Virachan, 43, was…

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Prescriptions Surged as Trump Praised Drugs in Coronavirus Fight

It was at a midday briefing last month that President Trump first used the White House telecast to promote two antimalarial drugs in the fight against the coronavirus. “I think it could be something really incredible,” Mr. Trump said on March 19, noting that while more study was needed, the two drugs had shown “very,…

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Revelry on the Rooftops

The drone heard on the rooftop of the Philadelphia apartment building where Dr. Ashley Johnson and Dr. Eddie Zhang live was not the kind created by the couple bemoaning their circumstances in the presence of the coronavirus. Dr. Johnson, 33, a traumatic brain injury medicine fellow at MossRehab in Elkins Park, Pa., and Dr. Zhang,…

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Rave Reviews at the Salon

Ellyna Larson, a Federal agent with Homeland Security, walked through the front door of Eli’s Roots Hair Studio in Manassas, Va., in search of its owner, Kristi Bogart, a person of interest. “She was busy with another client, so I texted my boss and said, ‘She’s beautiful,’” Ms. Larson said, “but then I began thinking…

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A Man and Woman of Letters (Many of Them)

Logan Sachon and Matthew Davis initially met in 2008, when she became an intern at an alternative weekly publication in Oregon; he was the news editor. They knew each other only casually. A few years later, when both had moved on from the weekly — she was living in Virginia and he was in New…

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Family Over Flowers

Sarah Fagan’s marriage to Ohmar Bogle on April 18 at the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration in Manhattan went on as planned, though the coronavirus forced their wedding to become “a very, very, very, very scaled-down event,” said the groom, who was among a group of nine people at the church. A 130-person reception that…

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How to Trim That Dog Right Up

As someone who often walks his dog — in this case an energetic white miniature schnauzer named Gogo — I occasionally find myself in a familiar conversation with other dog owners: where and how to groom the dog. Asking “where” implies that we go to a groomer to get the job done — but I…

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How to Live Stream Your Wedding

While social distancing and restrictions on travel and large gatherings have forced many couples to postpone their wedding celebrations, some are still choosing to marry and are inviting guests to witness their union from the comfort of their own homes via live video streams. “Live streaming a wedding is becoming mainstream,” said Vishal Joshi, the…

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Scene 1: City Hall. Scene 2: Rooftop Overlooking City.

Amanda Jane Cooper was new to New York when she first attended the Church of the City New York, to which a friend had referred her. She is an actor and was in the starring role of Glinda in “Wicked” at the time. Andrew Bell was at the door in his volunteer role as a…

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