Coronavirus Fears Reverberate Across Global Economy

Investors, fearing that the spread of the coronavirus is tipping the global economy into a recession, handed the stock market its largest weekly loss since the 2008 financial crisis on Friday amid worries that one of the longest economic expansions in history may be coming to an end. With the virus now detected…

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Coronavirus: Live Coverage and Updates

Here’s what you need to know: New case in California raises prospect of local, person-to-person spread. A second person in Northern California has been infected with the coronavirus without having any known risk factors, such as travel to China or exposure to somebody known to be infected. The findings hints that the coronavirus may already…

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First Drug Shortage Caused by Coronavirus, F.D.A. Says

For weeks, public health experts have been watching to see whether factory shutdowns and shipping problems in China caused by the coronavirus epidemic will cause drug shortages in the United States. Late Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration issued a statement noting that one drug is now in short supply because of problems related to…

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30 Bridal Shower Gifts That Don’t All Have ‘Mrs.’ All Over Them

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You’re intimately aware of the fact that she’s blowing the wedding budget on her photographer and you fully support her scheme. 

Love Letter: A Rom-Com IRL

[Sign up here to receive Love Letter, a weekly newsletter about relationship highs, lows and woes, in your inbox every Friday.] Life imitates art in this week’s Modern Love essay, as Nancy Meyers, a screenwriter and director known for romantic comedies about divorced women (“It’s Complicated,” “Something’s Gotta Give”), finds herself on a three-hour drive…

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Life Isn’t Like the Movies (Even if You Write the Movies)

ImageCredit…Brian Rea Once I turned 69, if anyone asked me my age — not that anyone ever did, but if I offered it up in conversation — I always said, “I’m almost 70.” I went straight from 68 to “almost 70,” as if 69 didn’t amount to anything other than the year before being a…

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The Sweetest, Saltiest Chicken

Welcome back to Five Weeknight Dishes. Late winter always reminds me of the first time I had a kitchen of my own, and made dinner every night for a year (give or take). There wasn’t much choice: no restaurants except chains, no good takeout and no shortage of supermarkets. I complained a lot, but that…

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To Take On the Coronavirus, Go Medieval on It

There are two ways to fight epidemics: the medieval and the modern. The modern way is to surrender to the power of the pathogens: Acknowledge that they are unstoppable and to try to soften the blow with 20th-century inventions, including new vaccines, antibiotics, hospital ventilators and thermal cameras searching for people with fevers. The medieval…

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When the Craving for Cassoulet Strikes …

So many things can determine the making of a menu: the weather, the season, the diners’ tastes and, of course, what looks good at the market. Or maybe it’s simply dictated by something you have been craving to cook and eat. Whim and whimsy (and changing your mind) can be part of the process, too.…

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