Lauren Speed and Cameron Hamilton on Love

Most of us have come to expect reality television stars to be anything but real. Yet Lauren Speed, 34, and Cameron Hamilton, 29, Atlanta-based newlyweds who became breakout stars on the hit Netflix dating show, “Love Is Blind,” have proven to be the real deal. Since their TV debut earlier this year, where they got…

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Rest as Reparations: Using Self-Care to Heal Trauma

On Sunday, close to 1,000 people gathered in Brooklyn at Herbert Von King Park to collectively meditate. The last moments were dedicated to remembering the excruciating length of time that George Floyd, whose killing set off a global wave of protest, was pushed to the ground, a police officer pressing his knee into his neck.…

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Tsunami or Ripple? The Pandemic’s Mental Toll Is an Open Question

The psychological fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has yet to fully show itself, but some experts have forecast a tsunami of new disorders, and news accounts have amplified that message. The World Health Organization warned in May of “a massive increase in mental health conditions in the coming months,” wrought by anxiety and isolation. Digital…

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TikTok Teens Claim They Tanked Trump Rally

ImagePresident Trump taking the stage in Tulsa, Okla. on June 20.Credit…Leah Millis/Reuters President Trump’s campaign promised huge crowds at his rally in Tulsa, Okla., on Saturday, but it failed to deliver. Hundreds of teenage TikTok users and K-pop fans say they’re at least partially responsible. Brad Parscale, the chairman of Mr. Trump’s re-election campaign, posted…

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CrossFit and Sexual Harassment: The Inside Story

When Greg Glassman resigned earlier this month as chief executive of CrossFit, Inc., excoriated for comments about George Floyd’s death on Twitter and in a Zoom meeting, people who have worked there were surprised that his downfall was tied to accusations of racism. They had assumed that the reason would be routine and rampant sexual…

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Federal Agency Halts Studies of Hydroxychloroquine, Drug Trump Promoted

The National Institutes of Health said Saturday that it had stopped two clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug that President Trump promoted to treat and prevent the coronavirus, one because the drug was unlikely to be effective and the other because not enough patients signed up to participate. The agency halted a trial that…

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Coronavirus Updates: Latest News and Analysis

Here’s what you need to know: ImageWalking toward the ocean in Delray Beach, Fla., on Wednesday.Credit…Saul Martinez for The New York Times U.S. cases surge toward May’s high, with clusters among young people linked to bars and fraternity parties. The United States reported more than 30,000 new infections on Friday, its highest total since May…

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The Nutcracker Hustle: Why Selling Bootleg Cocktails Just Got Harder

Memorial Day Weekend was always a blowout for Amseshem Foluké, a seasonal nutcracker seller. For close to 15 years, he has been serving nutcrackers — bootleg cocktails in flavors like rum punch and mango Patron — out of coolers to summer crowds all over the city. “Usually, I can get $500 if I stand in…

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Why You Should Steam Your Veggies?

Steaming is considered one of the strongest methods of cooking vegetables. Again, this way, vegetables get cooked too easily. For steaming vegetables, you need not use any kitchen tool and you can finish your cooking in some moments only. So, steaming vegetables doesn’t involve any kind of complicated method. People eat steamed vegetables along with…

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Eat This Jammy Cake With A Spoon

The week’s most popular dishes include Jerrelle Guy’s strawberry spoon cake (above), Lidey Heuck’s one-pot smoky fish and Yewande Komolafe’s lentil and orzo stew. Find more recipes in the collection below.