Coronavirus Live News Updates and Analysis

Here’s what you need to know: ImageThe New York Stock Exchange this month.Credit…Sasha Maslov for The New York Times With major sports shut down, gamblers turn to stocks — and appear to be moving markets. Millions of small-time investors have opened trading accounts in recent months, a flood of new buyers unlike anything the market…

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Guaranteed Ingredient in Any Coronavirus Vaccine? Thousands of Volunteers

Not long after researchers completed their work with mice, guinea pigs, ferrets and monkeys, Human Subject 8, an art director for a software company in Missouri, received an injection. Four days later, her sister, a schoolteacher, became Subject 14. Together, the sisters make up about 5 percent of the first ever clinical trial of a…

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5 Most Popular Types of Piercings

So you’re checking out piercings? Nice! You’re not even remotely alone in your pursuit of good piercings or even tattoos. As a matter of fact, piercings and tattoos are becoming more popular than ever before. Yet, if you’re a newbie, then things might look rather intimidating at first glance. After all, piercings are rather permanent…

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China Reports 57 New Coronavirus Cases Amid Beijing Outbreak

Here’s what you need to know: ImagePolice officers outside the closed Xinfadi market in Beijing on Saturday.Credit…Roman Pilipey/EPA, via Shutterstock China reports its highest number of new infections in two months. China on Sunday reported 57 new confirmed infections, its highest single-day tally in two months, renewing fears that the country’s grip on the pandemic…

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Health Care Advocates Push Back Against Trump’s Erasure of Transgender Rights

Health advocates representing American hospitals, medical groups, insurers and civil rights associations condemned the Trump administration on Saturday for rolling back protections for transgender patients, and for doing so amid a global pandemic. The new rule, long sought by conservatives and the religious right, narrows the legal definition of sex discrimination in the Affordable Care…

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4 Reasons to Consider Getting Your Real Estate License

Changing careers is never easy. There’s a lot of friction, self-doubt, and logistical details that must be worked through. But if you make the right switch – meaning you transition into a career that’s more lucrative or beneficial to your lifestyle – a pivot could be the best thing that ever happens to you. While…

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5 Tips For Managing Dental Anxiety In Adults

Going to the dentist isn’t a pleasant experience. This is essentially the case for everyone, but for some people, the minor discomfort of an exam or a filling is transformed into absolute terror. Formally known as dental phobia, such fear is unusually common compared to other phobias, and it can cause people to miss out…

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Coronavirus World News and Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: ImageGravediggers at the Vila Formosa Cemetery in São Paulo burying victims of Covid-19 on Thursday.Credit…Victor Moriyama for The New York Times Outbreaks in Brazil and India hit landmark new levels. Brazil’s coronavirus outbreak passed a grim landmark on Saturday, recording the second-highest death toll in the world after the…

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Virus Delays Passports for 1.7 Million Americans

WASHINGTON — Sarah Farris, an American living in Singapore, rushed to her parents’ home in Florida in April to see her father before he died. She is now stuck, unable to return to her job, because she has been unable to renew her expiring passport. In Switzerland, Leslie Hansen has been waiting since mid-March to…

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Celebrate Father’s Day On a Budget

Celebrating Father’s Day is shaping up to be tricky. The country is reopening, but experts have said to remain cautious and limit indoor gatherings. And, with millions of Americans out of a job, this may not be the best time to splurge on a present. What to do instead? Below, some meaningful ways you can…

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