What to Do At Home This Week

Here are a few of events happening this week and how to tune in (all times are Eastern). Monday Dr. Perri Klass, a professor of journalism and pediatrics at New York University and a contributor to The New York Times, will answer parents’ questions about daily life during the pandemic. She joins Tara Parker-Pope, the…

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Will Protests Set Off a Second Viral Wave?

The spontaneous outpouring of protests are occurring as many states have warily begun reopening after weeks of stay-at-home orders with millions of American unemployed. Restaurants, schools, beaches and parks are under scrutiny as the public tentatively practices new forms of social distancing. In Los Angeles, where demonstrations led to the closing of virus testing sites…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Protests Set Off Fears of New Outbreaks

Here’s what you need to know: ImageDemonstrators gathered in Atlanta during a protest on Saturday. Atlanta’s mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms, said she was concerned that the protests could increase infections in communities of color.Credit…Dustin Chambers/Reuters As protesters flood streets across the country, officials worry that they could be spreading the virus. Mass protests over police…

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Coronavirus Turns a Spanish Sea Delicacy Back Into Daily Fare

LLANÇÀ, Spain — With an intensity of flavor to match their color, the big, bright-red prawns caught off Spain’s eastern coast are the kind of delicacy that someone might eat once or twice in a year and remember fondly for the rest of it. Around Christmas, when they are often a highlight of restaurants’ holiday…

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Zappos Offers to Listen to Pandemic Worries

When Rose Wang called the customer service line at Zappos, all she wanted was a quick confirmation that a gift receipt was included with the hot pink Crocs she had ordered for her mother for Mother’s Day. But a few minutes into the call, Ms. Wang, 33, realized something felt different. After helping her with…

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Building a New Sanctuary on Long Island for Culture Lovers

This article is part of our latest Design special report, which is about crossing the borders of space, time and media. Almost two years ago, the married artists April Gornik, 67, and Eric Fischl, 72, bought a deconsecrated white clapboard church in Sag Harbor, N.Y., a former whaling village on the East End of Long…

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Newly Minted Work by a Change Artist

This article is part of our latest Design special report, which is about crossing the borders of space, time and media. “Did you have beef or lamb?” It was the first question a design-world veteran asked when I mentioned I’d been to visit Johnny Swing in February. For the last 25 years, the sculptor and…

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How to Sing a Digital Duet

People love singing together at the best of times, and perhaps even more at the worst of times. For example, currently gaining traction on Instagram are the trans-Atlantic Lockdown Duets videos that pair Broadway and West End performers. The series was hatched by Alistair Brammer, who played the G.I. Chris in the recent revival of…

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A London Home Goes From Georgian to Modern, With a Detour

This article is part of our latest Design special report, which is about crossing the borders of space, time and media. When Heather Kane was scouring her favorite London neighborhoods two years ago searching for an apartment to buy, she discovered a promising candidate on the first floor of an 18th-century townhouse on Harley Street,…

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Your Décor Is Ready for Checkout

This article is part of our latest Design special report, which is about crossing the borders of space, time and media. Despite all the advances in electronic commerce, many furniture sales remain an old-fashioned affair, completed in person. Because sofas and lounge chairs tend to be expensive, unwieldy and difficult to return, it has always…

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