Cook: Silky leeks, earthy parsnips and some spices make this straightforward, creamy soup.
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The 12 months in emails
Steve Kenny, The Times’s senior editor for nights, retains the newsroom knowledgeable of what occurred whereas many people have been sleeping. Five nights every week, Mr. Kenny sends an electronic mail to editors and reporters in New York and all around the world that recaps the information and prepares others for the day forward. Here are a couple of of his “late notes” that inform the story of 2020.
THURSDAY, JAN. 9, 2020. 2:08 A.M.
Sui-Lee Wee and Donald McNeil gave us the breaking information that researchers in China have recognized a brand new virus that’s behind a mysterious pneumonialike sickness that has precipitated a panic within the central Chinese area. “There’s no evidence that the virus, a coronavirus, is readily spread by humans, and it has not been tied to any deaths,” they write. “But health officials in China and internationally are watching it carefully.”
THURSDAY, MARCH 12. 3:52 A.M.
Within a five-minute interval tonight, President Trump wrapped up his coronavirus speech, Tom Hanks introduced on Instagram that he and his spouse, Rita Wilson, had examined constructive, and the N.B.A. mentioned it was suspending its season till additional discover.