Disney Takes a Coronavirus Pandemic Hit, and There’s Worse to Come

LOS ANGELES — Last year at this time, Disney was celebrating the record-breaking arrival of “Avengers: Endgame” in theaters. On Tuesday, with movie theaters closed worldwide, along with theme parks, Disney said that its quarterly profit fell more than 90 percent. And that was for a period that was only partly affected by the coronavirus.…


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Is it just me, or is this the official tank top of TikTok? Ribbed, high-necked, and slightly cropped, this $15 style goes well with sweatpants, sourdough starter, and attempting to learn the new ‘Savage Remix’ dance.

William Haddad, Crusader for Generic Drugs, Dies at 91

William Haddad, a civic evangelist who helped streamline the sale of cheaper generic drugs to American consumers and pare the price of AIDS treatment globally to a dollar a day, died on April 30 at his home in Poughquag, N.Y., in the Hudson Valley. He was 91. His daughter Lulie Haddad said the cause was…


Working From Home Has Benefits Some Don’t Want to Lose

For Jeff Anderson, 61, working from home during the coronavirus pandemic has been a respite from office politics and the chatter around the copy machine. But as the push to reopen the country’s economy intensifies, so do feelings of dread at the idea of returning to the office, said Mr. Anderson, a self-described introvert and…


A Wendy’s With No Burgers as Meat Production Is Hit

Hundreds of Wendy’s restaurants have run out of hamburgers. Kroger, the largest supermarket chain in the United States, is limiting the amount of ground beef and pork that customers can buy at some stores. And Costco, where shoppers typically buy in bulk, has placed a three-product cap on purchases of fresh beef, poultry and pork.…


Barack Obama to Celebrate Graduating Seniors in at Least 3 Events

Graduating seniors across the United States who are missing traditional commencement events because of the coronavirus pandemic have had stars step up to fill the void. Last month, Oprah Winfrey announced that she would address seniors; the very next day, LeBron James said he was organizing a prime-time special for graduates. Now, former President Barack…


Herd Immunity, or Big 2nd Wave? Israel Antibody Testing Hopes to Find Out

JERUSALEM — Israel, whose aggressive response to the coronavirus has held its fatality rate to a fraction of those of the United States and other hard-hit nations, is readying a nationwide serological test of 100,000 citizens to see how widely the virus has spread across its population and how vulnerable it may be to a…


With Crispr, a Possible Quick Test for the Coronavirus

A team of scientists has developed an experimental prototype for a fairly quick, cheap test to diagnose the coronavirus that gives results as simply as a pregnancy test does. The test is based on a gene-editing technology known as Crispr, and the researchers estimated that the materials for each test would cost about $6. “We’re…


How to Make Stir-Fry With Practically Any Vegetables

It’s a shame to let precious vegetables go to waste, especially these days, when we’re all trying to limit trips to the supermarket. But the good news is that, as sturdy greens and other vegetables start to soften and sag, they’re perfect for stir-fries. These aren’t conventional times, so what you need isn’t a recipe…