Exploring Their Own Paths Together

Because marriage is an ever-evolving experience, we constantly shift, change and, in some cases, start over. In It’s No Secret, couples share thoughts about commitment and tell us what they have learned, revealing their secret to making it work. (Answers are edited for context and space.) Who Bonnie Brescia, 60, and Jeanette Poillon, 62 Occupation…

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Things To Do At Home This Week

Here is a sampling of the week’s events and how to tune in (all times are Eastern). Note that events are subject to change after publication. Monday Round up your little ones for a story time that pairs the love of reading with the joys of science, technology, engineering, art and math. Annelisa Purdie, a…

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Prostate cancer: How can we decide when to treat?

You have been diagnosed with prostate cancer and your doctor gives you the option of not being treated, but of remaining under observation: is there any objective way you can decide to be treated or not treated? What should you do? Now using first results from analysis of the world’s biggest Active Surveillance prostate cancer…

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Voices From Travel’s Front Lines: ‘We Walk in Fear, We Work in Fear’

Over the past six weeks, countries across the globe have gradually begun to reopen to travelers, both domestic and foreign. But the travel world, still mired in an unyielding pandemic, is drastically altered. This is especially so for workers in the tourism industry. Their workplaces are now filled with restrictions and health measures, uncertainty and…

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Flossie Wong-Staal, Who Unlocked Mystery of H.I.V., Dies at 73

Flossie Wong-Staal, a molecular biologist who helped establish H.I.V. as the cause of AIDS, revealed the virus’s inner-workings by cloning it and then laid the foundation for treatments, died on July 8 in San Diego. She was 73. Her death, at Jacobs Medical Center in the La Jolla section of the city, was caused by…

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No Bleach and Dirty Rags: How Some Janitors Are Asked to Keep You Virus-Free

The old job of custodians was tidying up. The new one is protecting against a killer through disinfection. As the coronavirus continues to rage and businesses and workplaces weigh the risks of reopening, janitors have a warning about the current state of cleaning in the United States. Many say they have not been given enough…

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Sheet-Pan Summer

Hello and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. Last week, we established that summer is an ideal time to embrace simple cooking: Find fresh ingredients and let them shine. But we did not talk about cleanup. In fact, recipes never talk about cleanup. But a sink stacked with dishes and a countertop strewn with sullied pots,…

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A Fashion Show Epilogue. Or Was It an Elegy?

In 1964 Andy Warhol trained a camera on the Empire State Building for about six and a half hours, in a meditation on the nature of monuments, thought and perception. On Friday, Alessandro Michele of Gucci trained a camera — actually a few — on a Gucci campaign shoot for 12 hours in a livestream…

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Inside Johnson & Johnson’s Nonstop Hunt for a Coronavirus Vaccine

Each workday morning in March, Noe Mercado drove through the desolate streets of Boston to a tall glass building on Blackfan Circle, in the heart of the city’s biotech hub. Most residents had gone into hiding from the coronavirus, but Mr. Mercado had an essential job: searching for a vaccine against this new, devastating pathogen.…

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