Paris Couture Fashion Show Live Videos and Schedule

From July 6 to July 8, couture houses will be exhibiting clothing and ideas in presentations — mostly in the form of short films. The coronavirus pandemic and global financial crisis has stressed the industry to the core, disrupting supply chains, workforces and travel. And yet the show, of sorts, goes on. We’ll be streaming…

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Couture Fashion: Here’s What Happened

In a pre-coronavirus world, hundreds of editors, clients, stylists and celebrities would have converged on Paris this weekend, clacking over the cobblestones in their kitten heels for the couture shows. Those singular displays of fashion art — handmade clothes custom-ordered by the very few — represent equal parts creative laboratory, artisanal expertise and visual extravaganza.…

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How You Get Your Berries: Migrant Workers Who Fear Virus, but Toil On

HAMMONTON, N.J. — Workers at the largest blueberry farm in the Northeast move through the fields in small groups, fingers dancing with the speed of musicians as they pick bushes heavy with fruit. The more they gather, the more they are paid during a season that lasts only about seven weeks. Barring rain, they work…

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With Department Stores Disappearing, Malls Could Be Next

The directory map for the Northfield Square Mall in Bourbonnais, Ill., has three glaring spaces where large department stores once stood. Soon there will be a fourth vacancy, now that J.C. Penney is liquidating stores after filing for bankruptcy. With so much empty space and brick-and-mortar retail in the midst of seismic changes even before…

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Coronavirus Updates: Trump Hosts July 4 Event at White House

Here’s what you need to know: ImageGuests, mostly without masks, gathered for the “Salute to America” event on the South Lawn of the White House.Credit…Patrick Semansky/Associated Press With infections climbing, most Fourth of July celebrations are muted. But not in D.C. After delivering a divisive speech at Mount Rushmore on Friday night, President Trump is…

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239 Experts With 1 Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne

The coronavirus is finding new victims worldwide, in bars and restaurants, offices, markets and casinos, giving rise to frightening clusters of infection that increasingly confirm what many scientists have been saying for months: The virus lingers in the air indoors, infecting those nearby. If airborne transmission is a significant factor in the pandemic, especially in…

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DNA Linked to Covid-19 Was Inherited From Neanderthals, Study Finds

A stretch of DNA linked to Covid-19 was passed down from Neanderthals 60,000 years ago, according to a new study. Scientists don’t yet know why this particular segment increases the risk of severe illness from the coronavirus. But the new findings, which were posted online on Friday and have not yet been published in a…

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How Infrared Images Could Be Part of Your Daily Life

Video In a post-quarantine world, heat sensors could help spot sick people with elevated temperatures as they enter public places. But it’s not that simple. July 2, 2020 Welcome to Maplewood, N.J. … in infrared. As the country reopens, you might start seeing more images like these: real-time heat maps that could find sick people,…

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Black in America, Through a Camera

It would look like an improvised family gathering, children in the foreground, elders stalwart at the rear, were it not for the masks and kaleidoscopically colorful costumes. Those are central to a group portrait by Joshua Kissi, the image captured last winter at Mardi Gras, its subjects draped in a raucous mélange of Native and…

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The Pandemic’s Big Mystery: How Deadly Is the Coronavirus?

More than six months into the pandemic, the coronavirus has infected more than 11 million people worldwide, killing more than 525,000. But despite the increasing toll, scientists still do not have a definitive answer to one of the most fundamental questions about the virus: How deadly is it? A firm estimate could help governments predict…

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