Coronavirus Exposes Core Flaws, and Few Strengths, in China’s Governance

It was the initial news reports that first suggested China’s political system might be getting in the way of its ability to confront the coronavirus outbreak. The outbreak seemed to already be a full-blown crisis, infecting dozens in China and even some abroad, by the time it became widely reported. This seeming delay was of…

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Hilary Ledwell, Joshua Revesz

Hilary Ruth Ledwell and Joshua William Been Revesz were married Jan. 25 at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington. James E. Boasberg, a federal district judge in Washington for whom the bride clerked, officiated. The couple met at Yale, from which both received law degrees, and from which the groom received…

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Alexandra Quitko, Adam Baranski

Alexandra Joy Quitko and Adam Craig Baranski were married Jan. 25 at the Miami Beach Edition, a hotel in Miami Beach. Rabbi Jonathan Fisch officiated. Mrs. Baranski, 29, is a wealth adviser at Omnia Family Wealth, a wealth management firm in Aventura, Fla. She graduated from Tulane, from which she also received a master’s degree…

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Kaitlyn Stuck, Jacob Gordon

Kaitlyn Alyssa Stuck and Jacob David Gordon were married Jan. 25 at the Liberty Warehouse, an events space in Brooklyn. Cantor Shira Ginsburg officiated. The couple, both 26, met in Worcester, Mass., at Clark University, from which each graduated, he magna cum laude. Ms. Stuck teaches algebra and calculus at the Young Women’s Leadership School,…

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Invested in Each Other, and the Acela

Kara Michelle Diamond and Andrew Nicholas Stahl were married Jan. 25 at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Ky. Jeremy Crouthamel, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. The couple met at Columbia, from which they both received law degrees. The bride, 34, is an investment funds associate…

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An Israeli Adventure, and Obscure Movie Quotes

Jillian Melissa Beer and Daniel Pasquale Sommer were married Jan. 25 at Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg, N.J. Cantor Rebecca Zwiebel officiated. The bride, 29, is taking her husband’s name. She is a regulatory compliance coordinator at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J., where she is responsible for keeping the transplant program compliant…

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Medical News Today: Cancer: Using copper to boost immunotherapy

An interdisciplinary group of scientists has successfully destroyed tumor cells in mice by using nano-sized copper compounds alongside immunotherapy. Importantly, the tumors did not return after the treatment ceased. According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide — in 2018, it was responsible for approximately 9.6 million deaths.…

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He Says Jewelry Offers ‘Heart-Shaking Inspiration’

TOKYO — A Japanese tea ceremony is not the usual preamble to a jewelry lecture. It is, however, during a visit with the collector and dealer Kazumi Arikawa. In 2015, shortly after opening his private showroom in a modern office building in the Minato-ku district of Tokyo, the former Buddhist monk added inside his private…

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