July 23, 2020
Juliane Köhler and Liliane Amuat in Frank Wedekind’s “Lulu,” directed by Bastian Kraft at the Residenztheater in Munich.

On Newly Reopened German Stages, Villainous Women Abound

Theaters in Stuttgart, Munich and Leipzig are back to regular programming, and with it numerous depictions of female tyrants and murderers.

July 23, 2020
The first patient in Pfizer’s vaccine trial at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore earlier this year.

Vaccine, U.S.-China, Mars: Your Thursday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know.

July 23, 2020
Asked about the report at a coronavirus briefing on Wednesday, President Trump denied speaking with Ambassador Johnson about his Turnberry resort.

Trump Denies Talking to Ambassador About Moving British Open to His Resort

Ambassador Robert Wood Johnson IV did not deny the episode, but in a Twitter post he wrote that he did not violate any regulations.

July 23, 2020
Liverpool’s title was its first domestic championship in 30 years.

In Liverpool, a Private Party Is Packaged for the Masses

Fans were not allowed inside to watch Liverpool’s players lift the Premier League trophy on Wednesday, but the celebration that took place was no less joyful, and no less special, in an empty arena.

July 23, 2020
Magazzino Italian Art in Cold Spring, N.Y., has reopened. Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu founded the center in 2017 to spread awareness of postwar and contemporary Italian art.

At Magazzino, Social Distancing Devices Vibrate. So Does the Art.

A Hudson Valley oasis of Italian art debuts eight up-and-coming artists — and new wearable safety tech — upon its reopening.