A Volleyball Star Who Raps as Kofi

Name: Daenan Gyimah Age: 21 Hometown: Toronto Now Lives: In a five-bedroom home in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles that he rents with nine other students. Claim to Fame: Mr. Gyimah is a star volleyball player with the U.C.L.A. Bruins, as well as a rising hip-hop artist who performs under the name Kofi. A…

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How to Build a Media Company

Years ago, Jasmine Brand wanted to stand out at red carpet events, so she settled on a tactic used by Hollywood stars: She transformed her hair. She dyed it a blazing hot pink to catch the attention of the people she wanted to interview for her recently created entertainment news blog. The Jasmine Brand started…

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New Report on 138 Coronavirus Cases Reveals Disturbing Details

One patient, admitted to a hospital in Wuhan, China, infected at least 10 health care workers and four other patients with the coronavirus that has sickened more than 34,000 people, killed 700 and reached two dozen other countries. The case was just one disturbing detail in a new report on 138 patients in Wuhan that…

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Inundated With Flu Patients, U.S. Hospitals Brace for Coronavirus

With an intense flu season in full swing, hundreds of thousands of coughing and feverish patients have already overwhelmed emergency rooms around the United States. Now, hospitals are bracing for the potential spread of coronavirus that could bring another surge of patients. So far, only a dozen people in the United States have become infected…

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C.D.C. and W.H.O. Offers to Help China Have Been Ignored for Weeks

For more than a month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been offering to send a team of experts to China to observe its coronavirus outbreak and help if it can. Normally, teams from the agency’s Epidemic Intelligence Service can be in the air within 24 hours. But no invitation has come —…

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Coronavirus Disrupts Travel Plans Across Asia

In the midst of spreading fear over the coronavirus outbreak, travelers to Asia, even to countries far from the epicenter of the virus in China, are beginning to reconsider their plans. While hard data on cancellations is scarce, as airlines, hotels and travel boards say they do not yet have numbers or will not share…

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Equipment Launches a Gender Fluid Collection

Pushing boundaries is an inherent part of Equipment. It was 1976 when the brand opened a salon in Paris, France, offering a selection of womenswear that didn’t have a clear delineation between what was masculine or feminine. Great fashion, regardless of gender tropes, was the objective, and over the decades, the company has built upon…

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New York to Sue Trump Administration Over Global Entry Freeze

New York State officials said on Friday that they planned to sue the Trump administration over its decision this week to ban thousands of New Yorkers from enrolling in programs that allow travelers to circumvent long lines at airports and borders. The lawsuit would be the latest escalation in tensions between President Trump and his…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Royal Caribbean Bars Chinese Passport Holders

Here’s what you need to know: ImageWearing protective gear near the cruise ship Diamond Princess in Yokohama, Japan, on Friday. Cruise companies like Royal Caribbean are taking precautionary measures due to the impact the coronavirus is having on these large ships.Credit…Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters Royal Caribbean bars passengers from China. The cruise company Royal Caribbean announced Friday…

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Our Best Valentine’s Day Recipes: Lobster, Steak, Chocolate and More

Seafood and Fish Valentine’s Day Dinner Ideas Everyone talks about breakfast in bed being so great, but does anyone ever actually do it? This year, be a doer: Surprise someone special — your partner, your kids, your mom — with breakfast in bed. Alison Roman’s eggs Benedict is a surefire winner, and a mimosa goes…

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