Christian Siriano and Dov Charney Are Making Masks and Medical Supplies Now

ImageTourists and New Yorkers both on March 14, at the World Trade Center in New York City.Credit…Elizabeth Bick for The New York Times Last week the American fashion industry went dark as stores and factories closed, both voluntarily and by government decree, to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. Yet by this weekend,…

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The Hottest Parties in Town Are Now Online

On Friday night there was one place in the country where you could take part in a social gathering and not be afraid of spreading or contracting the coronavirus. Over 4,000 people were in attendance, including headliners like Jennifer Lopez, Drake, Naomi Campbell, Diddy, Mary J. Blige, DJ Khaled, T.I., Queen Latifah and Tracee Ellis…

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Americans Coping With the Coronavirus Are Clogging Toilets

Many Americans seem to be following the recommendations of public health officials to clean and sterilize countertops, doorknobs, faucets and other frequently touched surfaces in their homes. The problem? Many are then tossing the disinfectant wipes, paper towels and other paper products they used into the toilet. The result has been a coast-to-coast surge in…

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Freezers Sell Out as Consumers Stock Up

The calls come every five minutes, Chris Rouse said, all asking for the same thing: a small chest freezer. That’s a problem for Mr. Rouse, an appliance salesman in the Town of Wallkill, N.Y. He has no more to sell. “As far as I know, everyone’s sold out,” said Mr. Rouse, who has worked at…

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How to Help Victims of the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus that started in Wuhan, China, late last year has spread to at least 154 countries and killed thousands. Some countries and regions have been hit harder than others. In many areas, daily life has come to a halt, local economies have unraveled, and medical facilities are coping with a shortage of crucial supplies.…

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With the Coronavirus Restrictions, Can I Travel by Car?

With states across the country issuing instructions for residents to stay at home to help curb the coronavirus outbreak, readers from Atlanta to Central Oregon emailed with questions about whether it is safe to travel by car. Over the phone, email and in text messages, we asked experts in epidemiology and infectious diseases for answers…

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Planning a Wedding at Home? Here Are a Few Things to Consider

While many couples around the world are canceling or postponing their weddings because of the coronavirus pandemic, some are scaling down their plans and getting married at home. Justine Roach, 31, and Hrishikesh Desai, 37, who are from Los Angeles, had originally planned to marry March 21 at Ojai Valley Inn, a resort in Ojai,…

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The Deal Not Taken

For a budget traveler, it was the best of times, and the worst of times. For one very frantic week, while the country woke up to the spread of coronavirus at home and began swiftly shutting down schools, sports competitions and festivals, travel deals flooded my inbox. A week in the Azores islands for $699,…

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Live Coronavirus News, Updates and Coverage

Here’s what you need to know: ImageGrand Central Terminal in Manhattan on Friday. New York’s governor has sharply limited outdoor activity across the state, including by ordering nonessential businesses to keep all of their workers home.Credit…Benjamin Norman for The New York Times Soon more than 1 in 5 Americans will be under orders to stay…

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