Irresistible Garlicky Noodles

Hello, friends of Five Weeknight Dishes. During these strange days, are you spending more time than usual in the kitchen? I certainly am, what with all the canceled events, plus the added job of getting food on the table — not just at dinner! — for those of us sticking close to home. Fortunately NYT…

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Love Letter: Life After ‘Love Is Blind’

[Sign up here to receive Love Letter, a weekly newsletter about relationship highs, lows and woes, in your inbox every Friday.] Netflix’s reality romance show “Love Is Blind” is one of the very few examples of reality TV actually getting it right. We all rooted for Lauren Speed and Cameron Hamilton as we watched them…

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Your Nose Itches. You Wonder: Is It the Coronavirus?

With the spread of the coronavirus comes another ailment: anxiety about every single symptom. Is your nose feeling itchy because you’re trying not to touch your face, because you picked up the flu — or is it, just maybe, the coronavirus? As spring nears, allergies may be triggering symptoms that can make it difficult to…

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Opioid Settlement Offer Provokes Clash Between States and Cities

The three giant drug distributors are negotiating a deal with the states to end thousands of opioid lawsuits nationwide, in which they would pay $19.2 billion over 18 years and immediately submit to stringent monitoring requirements to assure that suspicious orders for prescription opioids would be halted. But although pressure is building to settle the…

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Trump Administration Moves to Speed Coronavirus Testing

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration moved on Friday to drastically speed up coronavirus testing, approving a commercial test that will allow many labs around the country to begin processing as many as 4,000 samples a day, and introducing an emergency hotline for laboratories. The administration also announced new partnerships with companies developing tests that can…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Moves to Speed Testing as Fight Against Virus Intensifies

Here’s what you need to know: ImagePresident Trump in the Oval Office on Thursday.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times The Trump administration announces steps to speed up testing. The Trump administration moved on Friday to dramatically speed up coronavirus screening, introducing an emergency hotline for private laboratories and new partnerships with companies developing tests that can…

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How 4 Big States Are Preparing to Vote as the Coronavirus Spreads

Elections officials in the next four Democratic primary states are taking extra precautions before voters head to the polls on Tuesday, as the coronavirus upends the 2020 race and people worry about gatherings and places where they might become infected. There are no plans to cancel primaries in the four states — Ohio, Florida, Illinois…

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How Little Italy Became Little Albanian-Mexican Italy

On a cool sunny weekday afternoon, the crowds were out in Little Italy. In the two outdoor European-style cafes that anchor either end of Arthur Avenue, in the Belmont Section of the Bronx, tourists and locals sat outside, sipping espresso, smoking and chatting away. At Luna Cafe, just past the giant Italian flag painted in…

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The Essential Indian Recipes

Good morning. How are you doing? These are unsettling, anxiety-producing times, all over the world. We’re worried — about those we love and about ourselves, about the economy and politics and health of our nation and the ones at and beyond our borders. We’re freaked out about the person shuffling in line at the bank,…

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The Talented Mr. Philbrick

Inigo Philbrick probably didn’t set out to become one of the art world’s great enigmas when, at the age of 24, he opened a gallery and consultancy in London, with the financial assistance of one of the industry’s better known dealers. Had elusiveness been Mr. Philbrick’s original intent, he would not likely have gotten himself…

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