Airlines Cut International Flights in Response to the Pandemic

This weekend, airlines announced cuts to their international flights in response to the sudden drop in travel demand resulting from the spread of the coronavirus and subsequent travel bans. But, travelers who must fly from the United States to points far afield still can — at least for now. For their part, airlines want to…

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Live Coronavirus Updates Globally

Here’s what you need to know: ImageNear the Louvre in Paris on Sunday.Credit…Dmitry Kostyukov for The New York Times Global restrictions rise, but so do the number of new infections. Countries closed borders, cities from New York and Los Angeles to Paris and Madrid closed bars and restaurants, schools closed more classrooms and hundreds of…

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Cooking for Comfort

Good morning. How’s it going for you right now, where you stay? It’s unsettling, what’s happening in our nation and across the world, and it’s maybe super-unsettling what’s happening in your neighborhood, your village, your building, your apartment, your head. Loads of people are sitting scared, some frozen, unsure what to do besides look at…

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LVMH Is Using Its Factories to Produce Hand Sanitizer to Fight Coronavirus

Daniele VenturelliGetty Images It wasn’t until the threat of a rapidly spreading, disruptive pandemic that people started to stock up on hand sanitizers. The New York Times reported that a man from Tennessee stockpiled 17,700 (!) bottles of hand sanitizer. (He’s since donated them). Take a trip to any local drugstore—or any grocery store, really—and…

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Coronavirus Vaccine Dreams

I find myself fantasizing about a Covid-19 vaccine that will get us back to living our lives. About a triumphant announcement that the trial was a resounding success, and science has won, that there is a safe effective vaccine in production, and that we should all line up to get our shots — a vaccine…

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American Teenagers Are Declaring ‘Virginity Rocks’

Some are wearing them in jest. Others sport them sincerely. But whatever their motivation, teenagers across the country have been going wild for shirts that bear a chaste declaration: “Virginity Rocks.” The clothing items became popular online thanks to a social media influencer and are now stocked by a major retail chain with a presence…

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Aging Out of the Mammogram

When Janet Halloran last saw her primary care physician, the doctor asked whether she had undergone her annual mammogram. Yes, she replied, she had. At 76, Ms. Halloran, a real estate broker in Cambridge, Mass., is past the age that most medical guidelines recommend breast cancer screening for someone with no history of the disease.…

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How to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

Many people who have struggled for years with excess weight know that the hardest and often the most frustrating job is not getting it off but keeping it off. Recent decades have seen countless popular diet schemes that promised to help people shed unwanted pounds, and as each of these diets failed in the long…

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Instagram makes it easier to exercise

Exercising can be a chore. We know it’s good for us, and we may do it, but it’s not always fun. When training gets tough, finding something or someone that helps us get over that motivational hump can be just what we need. Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have now…

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