Podcasts Inspired by Love and Relationships

Most people prefer to keep their relationships private, and then there are those who choose to broadcast their personal stories, along with some advice and a few laughs, to the masses via podcasts. Formatted to entertain, educate and facilitate self-help, these podcasts often uncover hot topics and sensitive issues, from tales of singledom to parenting…

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Madagascar: A Cornucopia of Beauty

With travel restrictions in place worldwide, we’ve launched a new series, The World Through a Lens, in which photojournalists help transport you, virtually, to some of our planet’s most beautiful and intriguing places. This week, Marcus Westberg shares a collection of photographs from Madagascar. (His last essay explored wildlife in Zambia.) Situated some 250 miles…

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A Quarantine Surprise: Americans Are Cooking More Seafood

In 1963, on their way home from the hospital after he was born, Louis Rozzo’s parents stopped by a building on Ninth Avenue in Chelsea, where the family ran a wholesale seafood business, to weigh him in a scallop scale. This March, when virtually every restaurant, club and hotel that bought seafood from him closed…

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Chefs Look to Recipes to Fuel Fund-Raising

Chefs are fund-raising through recipes to help restaurants stay afloat during the crisis. A digital cookbook, “Serving New York: For All the People Who Make NYC Dining Unforgettable,” with recipes from dozens of restaurants, will support ROAR and the Robin Hood Foundation to help restaurant workers. It was assembled and written by Kristin Tice Studeman,…

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Faces, Faces Everywhere

One of the mostly forgotten chestnuts of the newspaper racket was the photograph, always on the first snowy day of the year, of some frozen formation that resembled a human face. After seeing those pictures year after year, it was hard to shake the suspicion that news photographers were sculpting on the fly, and under…

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A Coronavirus Vaccine Project Takes a Page From Gene Therapy

Researchers at two Harvard-affiliated hospitals are adapting a proven form of gene therapy to develop a coronavirus vaccine, which they expect to test in people later this year, they announced on Monday. Their work employs a method already used in gene therapy for two inherited diseases, including a form of blindness: It uses a harmless…

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Imaan Hammam Isn’t Afraid of Ambition

The thing with models is, they’ll mess you up. It doesn’t matter if they’re backstage at Prada or behind you at a New York Pilates class—stare for one second, and the symmetry of their bodies might just stop your brain. The universe expands and contracts all at once in their faces, distilled in a perfect…

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The New Language of Telehealth

As I wait for the interpreter to call the mother and then connect me into our three-way call, I berate myself for how bad my Spanish has become. I imagine it will continue to get worse. But what I am also realizing in this 30 seconds of dead airtime is that my overall communication skills…

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Pfizer Begins Human Trials of Possible Coronavirus Vaccine

Pfizer and the German pharmaceutical company BioNTech announced that their potential coronavirus vaccine began human trials in the United States on Monday. If the tests are successful, the vaccine could be ready for emergency use here as early as September. The two firms are jointly developing a vaccine candidate based on genetic material known as…

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Models Project Sharp Rise in Deaths as States Reopen

Here’s what you need to know: ImageA burial in New Jersey last week.Credit…Todd Heisler/The New York Times A Trump administration projection and a public model predict rising death tolls. As President Trump presses for states to reopen their economies, his administration is privately projecting a steady rise in the number of coronavirus cases and deaths…

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