The 10-Foot Theory of Love

When Anique Hameed first saw Zachary Graham, he was standing about 10 feet away from her inside a Washington nightclub. The distance between them on that occasion, which was a party hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus on Sept. 23, 2017, seemed to give credence to a theory he has. “I honestly believe that up…

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Are Face Masks the New Condoms?

Are face masks going to become like condoms — ubiquitous, sometimes fashionable, promoted with public service announcements? They should be, one virus researcher says, if early indications are correct in suggesting that Covid-19 is often spread by people who feel healthy and show no symptoms. David O’Connor, who studies viral disease at the University of…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Foments Anti-Restriction Protests, Alarming Governors

Here’s what you need to know: ImageProtesters gathered at the Statehouse on Monday in Columbus, Ohio.Credit…Joshua A. Bickel/The Columbus Dispatch, via Associated Press Trump tweets call to “LIBERATE” states where people are protesting virus restrictions. President Trump on Friday began openly fomenting right-wing protests of social distancing restrictions in states where groups of his conservative…

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