In Reversal, White House Approves Stricter Guidelines for Vaccine Makers

The Food and Drug Administration released new guidelines on Tuesday for coronavirus vaccine developers — a step that had been held up for two weeks by top White House officials. The guidelines make it highly unlikely that a vaccine could be authorized by Election Day. The move, which was cleared by the White House’s Office…

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Why Doctors Aren’t So Sure Trump Is Feeling Better From Covid-19

Standing on the steps of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Monday, with a phalanx of white-coated doctors behind him, the White House physician, Dr. Sean P. Conley, ticked off President Trump’s encouraging vital signs: no fever, only slightly elevated blood pressure and a blood oxygen level in the healthy range. “He’s back,” Dr.…

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Louis Vuitton Reminds Us to Vote (and Skate)

For a creative director whose stylings generally land squarely in the future, it would seem Nicolas Ghesquière was focused on a much more contemporary issue this season: American politics. And yet, the first look to hit the runway featuring «Vote» across the chest was both a nod to Election Day as well as forward momentum…

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Chanel Brings Tinsel Town to the Grand Palais

Dominique CharriauGetty Images Lights, camera, Chanel. The Hollywood Hills came to Paris’ this morning as Chanel set its name in lights for the house’s spring-summer runway show. Per Virginie Viard: “This collection is a tribute to the muses of the House Gabrielle Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld dressed so many actresses in films and in real…

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Seeking a Partner for the End of the World

It should be no surprise that the coronavirus has changed dating in America. Many experts, along with daters themselves, say that daters have become more likely to couple up, to lower their standards and to do what they can to find a partner to face whatever comes next. The desire for partnership is particularly pronounced…

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For Parents, a New Level of Big-Picture Anxiety

Raccoon? Possum? Something was rustling around between our house and the neighbors’, and, as they teach us in dad school, I stood in the doorway issuing ineffectual invectives. This was in the early days of the pandemic, when an errant mammal could still arouse concern. My youngest child wandered over, though he seemed more interested…

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What Should You Wear for Your Micro Wedding?

The coronavirus has forced many couples to abandon their 200-plus guest lists and opt instead for a virtual wedding ceremony or micro wedding. And with these changes also comes a shift in attire — somehow that elaborate ball gown you envisioned wearing before the pandemic seems out of context. So what would be more appropriate…

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Kamala Harris and the Push to Cut Hosptal Bills in California

As a former state attorney general, Senator Kamala D. Harris, the Democratic nominee for vice president, has received significant scrutiny of her record on law enforcement, facing questions and criticism about uneven prosecutions of killings by police officers. But she is less known for another role she took on, opposing the consolidation of institutions in…

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15 East at Tocqueville Merges Two Union Square Restaurants

Headliner 15 East at Tocqueville With the pandemic has come a host of chefs and owners reinventing their restaurants. There are revised menus, different themes and even new locations, as some restaurants close and are replaced by others needing more space. Marco Moreira, the owner of the decades-old Tocqueville, and 15 East, the Japanese restaurant…

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