Coronavirus Epidemic Keeps Growing, but Spread in China Slows Coronavirus Epidemic Keeps Growing, but Spread in China Slows

The World Health Organization said China’s drastic limits on people’s movement had helped, but experts cautioned against predicting that the worst was over.

today, 4:14
The Best Party Trick: Make Your Own Gravlax The Best Party Trick: Make Your Own Gravlax

Transform raw salmon into translucent, persimmon-red perfection with just sugar, salt and time.

today, 4:51
Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Says China Is Doing a ‘Very Good Job’ Handling Outbreak Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Says China Is Doing a ‘Very Good Job’ Handling Outbreak

President Trump contradicted members of his administration by heaping praise on Xi Jinping, the leader of China. More than 135 people died there in the past day, according to government data.

today, 10:34
Should I Speak Up 
About a Worker’s Confederate Battle Flag? Should I Speak Up 
About a Worker’s Confederate Battle Flag?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on calling out a contractor for displaying a racist symbol and whether your host is responsible for your stolen shoes.

today, 11:00
After Fighting Nazis, Black G.I.s Faced Racism in U.S. Military After Fighting Nazis, Black G.I.s Faced Racism in U.S. Military

Thousands of African-American troops were sent to a defeated Germany to promote democracy, even as they were confined to the social order of Jim Crow.

today, 13:57
To Prevent Next Coronavirus, Stop the Wildlife Trade, Conservationists Say To Prevent Next Coronavirus, Stop the Wildlife Trade, Conservationists Say

Conservationists see a persistent threat of epidemics so long as tens of millions of animals are traded in Southeast Asia.

today, 14:52
China Is Tracking Travelers From Hubei China Is Tracking Travelers From Hubei

The number of cases surged again in Hubei Province, the epicenter of the epidemic. The authorities are taking a high-tech approach to figuring out who has visited there.

today, 15:07
Fossil Fuels Are to Blame for Soaring Methane Levels, Study Shows Fossil Fuels Are to Blame for Soaring Methane Levels, Study Shows

The findings add urgency of efforts to cut emissions of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas routinely leaked or intentionally released into the atmosphere.

today, 20:03
Letter of Recommendation: Rags Letter of Recommendation: Rags

Using a much-loved piece of clothing as a duster can be a source of considerable happiness — and an antidote to a lifestyle of galloping consumption.

today, 20:03
Japan Lets Cruise Passengers Walk Free. Is That Safe? Japan Lets Cruise Passengers Walk Free. Is That Safe?

As a two-week quarantine over a coronavirus outbreak ended, experts expressed alarm over the protocols on the ship, which now has 621 confirmed infections.

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