State Dept. Tells Americans to Avoid Cruise Ships, Despite Trump’s Misgivings

The State Department on Sunday advised Americans against traveling on cruise ships, warning that they presented a higher risk of coronavirus infection and made U.S. citizens vulnerable to possible international travel restrictions, including quarantines. The decision came after President Trump resisted requests from administration officials to publicly urge older travelers to avoid cruise ships and…

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Ting Guo, Michael Villaseñor

Ting Ting Guo and Michael Anthony Villaseñor were married March 2 at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau. Joey Tai, a member of the New York City clerk’s office officiated. On March 7, members of the bride’s family led a Chinese tea ceremony, followed by another ceremony where the couple exchanged vows at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar…

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Sarah Schiear, Jared Spiegel

Sarah Ashley Schiear and Jared Brett Spiegel were married March 7 at Race & Religious, a rental property in New Orleans. Rabbi Erdheim officiated. Mrs. Spiegel, 35, is the founder of Salt House, a lifestyle brand and online shop based in New York. She graduated from the University of Miami. She is the daughter of…

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Kristen McCannon, Pavan Krishnamurthy

Kristen Elizabeth McCannon and Capt. Pavan Shridhar Krishnamurthy were married March 7 at the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas. Chandramouli Srinivasan, a Hindu priest, led an interfaith ceremony incorporating both Hindu and Christian wedding traditions, with Sydney Menees, a Universal Life minister and friend of the couple, taking part. The couple met at Georgetown, from which…

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Jaffa Panken, Josh Stanton

Jaffa Loren Panken and Herbert Joshua Stanton were married March 7 at King Plow Arts Center in Atlanta. Rabbi Laurence Rosenthal officiated. Dr. Panken, 36, works in Atlanta as a taxonomist at CNN, where she works to organize concepts to classify articles on its website. She graduated from Cornell and received a master’s degree in…

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