Prominent Scientists Denounce End to Coronavirus Grant

A group of 77 Nobel laureates has asked for an investigation into the cancellation of a federal grant to EcoHealth Alliance, a group that researches bat coronaviruses in China. The pre-eminent scientists characterized the explanation for the decision by the National Institutes of Health as “preposterous.” The agency said the investigation into the sources of…

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Tech Is a Citadel. Del Seymour Built a Drawbridge.

SAN FRANCISCO — On his walking tours of the Tenderloin, a historically seamy neighborhood named for a cut of beef, Del Seymour passes Boeddeker Park, now a verdant jewel of urbanity. Eleven years ago, it was a notorious hellhole where Mr. Seymour, then a crack addict, dealer and pimp, shooed away do-gooders from the local…

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A New Site to Help Rescue New York Restaurants

An initiative called SaveTheEats is working to consolidate support for many restaurants that have closed or are struggling to remain open during the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, New York City joined the growing list of participating cities on its website, including Philadelphia (where #SavePHILLYEats started on March 31), Washington, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Baltimore, Los Angeles and…

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What Comes After a 2-Month Quarantine Date?

My guy and I have been seeing each other since August, and our relationship is going great. For the past two months, we’ve been sheltering in place together at his home (which is 90 minutes away from mine). We’ve been having lots of fun: great conversations, making art, listening to music and still getting our…

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Awesome Home Storage Ideas

Nowadays free home space is becoming a luxury, especially if you live in a city. Because when you live in a metropolis, you normally live in an apartment. And a square meter of it costs so much you can’t afford to have a large one. If you’re a few people you have things you need…

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Our Best Memorial Day Recipes

Summer may officially begin on the solstice, the longest day of the year, but the unofficial start to the season is the long Memorial Day weekend, when many home cooks dust off their grills and declare that cookout season begun. This year might look a little different — maybe you’re cooking for your “quaranteam” or…

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10 Great Bottles of Italian White Wine Under $25

Regardless of the ubiquity of pinot grigio and Prosecco, the antiquated notion of Italy as solely a red wine culture retains its tenacious grip on the imagination. It was not true 20 years ago, and it’s not true today. Italy makes more wine than any other country on earth, and it might surprise you, as…

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What Is New York Without New York Bars?

I miss bars. I miss the noise, the jostling shoulders and the promise the night offers. I miss a long, dark pour of Guinness and the gleaming liquor bottles standing sentry behind the bartender. I miss the crush for the ladies’ room, graffiti decades thick. I miss the endless possibility in conversations overheard, lives intersecting.…

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Coronavirus World News Tracker

Here’s what you need to know: ImageAn aid group distributing food and cleaning supplies in São Paulo earlier this month.Credit…Victor Moriyama for The New York Times The number of daily new cases is higher than ever, but the rate of new deaths is falling. As the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases inches steadily closer…

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Savage x Fenty Taps Megan Thee Stallion for Its Summer 2020 Campaign

Classy, bougie, ratchet—all characteristics that typify Savage x Fenty, music icon Rihanna’s lingerie brand. They are also the lyrics to “Savage,” Megan Thee Stallion’s hit song that was released in March and got the Beyoncé treatment a month later. So it just makes sense that the two songstresses would eventually combine their savagery. Today, Savage…

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