From Catherine Opie, a Visual Diary of the Recent Past

The photographer Catherine Opie has always been interested in the subversively domestic. In one of her best-known early works, “Self-Portrait/Cutting” (1993), her naked back is carved with a still-bleeding childlike drawing of a home, two women stick-figures in the foreground. That image, now in the Guggenheim’s permanent collection, nods to …

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How a Couple Got Each Other Through Cancer

My response to most conflict has always been more flight than fight, or, more accurately, a kind of stoic forbearance. So during our 16 months of cancer treatments I pulled inward and clung to our small family. I sought to slow time by paying careful attention to our moments together …

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Shopping for Medicine Cabinets – The New York Times

If your bathroom looks more like a cluttered pharmacy than a peaceful retreat, a generously sized medicine cabinet could help clean things up. “It provides a lot of extra storage,” said Winston Kong, a partner at Champalimaud Design in New York. And it also elevates and conceals potentially embarrassing or …

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Stock Markets Ignore Bad News on Infections, Earnings

Want this delivered to your inbox each day? Sign up here. The economic comeback has stalled. Stocks are higher. As coronavirus infections surge in the U.S., fears are rising that the nascent economic recovery is fizzling. But investors seem unfazed. Daily cases are setting records, with Florida recording the highest …

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Violin Vigils Honor the Memory of Elijah McClain

Ashanti Floyd couldn’t sleep. As a Black man, Mr. Floyd was accustomed to being agonized by cases like that of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old who died while being detained by the police in Aurora, Colo., last summer. But as he read in June about the case, one of many deadly …

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Opinion | Trump in a Mask, at Last!

To the Editor: Re “At a Hospital, Trump Finally Dons a Mask” (news article, July 12): We have so infantile a president that it becomes world news when he, at last, in mid-July wears a mask to protect himself and others from coronavirus. It’s like news within a family when …

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