Showing posts from February 2, 2020

What We Learned in Kansas City’s Super Bowl Victory

By BY BENJAMIN HOFFMAN Sports The Chiefs mounted their third double-digit comeback of the postseason, overwhelming the 49ers and ending a 50-year championship drought. New York Times Super Bowl, Football February 3, 2020 at 05:01AM

Trump Mistakenly Congratulates Kansas City, Kan., on Its Super Bowl Win

By BY KATIE ROGERS U.S. The Kansas City Chiefs play in Missouri, a fact that people on Twitter didn’t hesitate to point out. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Super Bowl February 3, 2020 at 04:42AM

Third-and-Long, Then the Pass That Saved the Chiefs

By BY KEVIN DRAPER Sports All appeared lost for the Chiefs when Patrick Mahomes, who was having an off night, unleashed the biggest throw of the Super Bowl. New York Times Super Bowl February 3, 2020 at 04:41AM

Quotation of the Day: After Ads and Rallies, It Comes Down to Neighbors Talking to Neighbors

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Monday, February 3, 2020. New York Times February 3, 2020 at 04:40AM

No Corrections: Feb. 3, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections No corrections appeared in print on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. New York Times February 3, 2020 at 04:28AM

Americans Demand a Rethinking of the ‘Forever War’

By BY EDWARD WONG U.S. The United States must stop its involvement in endless wars, say bipartisan critics of both President Trump’s actions and Washington policymakers. New York Times United States Defense and Military Forces, United States International Relations, Terrorism, Iraq War (2003-11), Afghanistan War (2001- ), September 11 (2001) February 3, 2020 at 04:24AM

‘Beyond Babel’ Review: A Fence Separates Star-Crossed Lovers

By BY BRIAN SEIBERT Arts Unpretentious innocence and detailed choreography fuel Keone and Mari Madrid’s West Coast urban dance riff on “Romeo and Juliet.” New York Times Dancing, Theater February 3, 2020 at 02:00AM

China Stocks Plunge as Coronavirus Fears Grow

By BY CARLOS TEJADA Business Returning from a long holiday, Chinese investors consider the implications of the virtual shutdown of the world’s No. 2 economy. New York Times Stocks and Bonds, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) February 3, 2020 at 01:49AM

Jennifer Lopez and Shakira Restore Sparkle to Super Bowl Halftime

By BY THE NEW YORK TIMES Arts The two headliners performed sets heavy on dancing, spectacle and Latin pride on Sunday. New York Times Pop and Rock Music, Super Bowl February 3, 2020 at 01:49AM

Coronavirus in New York: Second Possible Case in City Is Identified

By BY JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN New York Both people had recently been to China and came down with flulike symptoms. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) February 3, 2020 at 01:30AM

New U.S. Travel Ban Shuts Door on Africa’s Biggest Economy, Nigeria

By BY RUTH MACLEAN AND ABDI LATIF DAHIR World The visa rules will affect nearly a quarter of the people on the African continent, including many hoping to join loved ones already in the U.S. New York Times Visas, Remittances, Discrimination, Immigration and Emigration, Muslims and Islam, Executive Orders and Memorandums February 3, 2020 at 01:19AM

Impeachment All but Behind Him, Trump Celebrates and Keeps Focus on Bloomberg

By BY KATIE ROGERS U.S. In tweets and an interview with Sean Hannity, the president mocked the former New York mayor who seems to be on his mind. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, State of the Union Message (US) February 3, 2020 at 01:15AM

Super Bowl Ads Hyped Electric Cars. But Will Anyone Buy Them?

By BY BRAD PLUMER AND NADJA POPOVICH Climate This year’s Super Bowl ads may be a sign that a shift is coming, as automakers try to persuade a skeptical public that electric vehicles are the future. New York Times Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, Automobiles, Fuel Emissions (Transportation), Advertising and Marketing, Super Bowl February 3, 2020 at 12:58AM

The Exhaustion Caucus

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion The election cycle is stressful, but voters must remain enthusiastic and determined. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Mental Health and Disorders, News and News Media February 3, 2020 at 12:57AM

When You’re President, You Can Do Anything

By BY DAVID LEONHARDT Opinion Trump’s credo, from ‘Access Hollywood’ to impeachment. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Impeachment, Celebrities, Democracy (Theory and Philosophy), Presidents and Presidency (US), Sexual Harassment February 3, 2020 at 12:54AM

A Dozen Calls to Child Abuse Hotline Did Not Save 8-Year-Old Boy

By BY SARAH MASLIN NIR New York Teachers, officials and his mother feared for the autistic child, who the police said died after his father made him sleep in a freezing garage. New York Times Child Abuse and Neglect, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides February 3, 2020 at 12:47AM

Democrats Make Final Appeals in a Cloudy 2020 Iowa Caucus Race

By BY ALEXANDER BURNS U.S. Bernie Sanders is increasingly seen as the candidate on the rise. But the Iowa contest is unusually jumbled, and several candidates have realistic hopes for a sudden burst of momentum. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Primaries and Caucuses February 3, 2020 at 12:31AM

The last day before winners and losers.

By BY MAGGIE ASTOR U.S. At 7 p.m. Central Time, Iowans will gather to do what they do best: sort and resort themselves in a bunch of rooms while the rest of the country watches breathlessly. New York Times February 3, 2020 at 12:25AM

How’s Elizabeth Warren feeling? ‘Good.’

By BY SHANE GOLDMACHER U.S. “This is what democracy is all about,” she said. New York Times February 3, 2020 at 12:13AM

There’s No Right Way to Mourn

By BY SIAN BEILOCK Opinion The ‘grief police’ wield lamentable shaming tactics. New York Times Grief (Emotion), Social Media February 3, 2020 at 12:00AM

‘Scared and Panicked’: Travelers Rush to Avoid Virus Quarantine

By BY VIVIAN LIN, THOMAS FULLER AND RICHARD FAUSSET U.S. American officials issued a cutoff of 5 p.m. on Sunday for airline passengers to leave China before being denied entry to the United States or subject to two-week quarantine procedures. New York Times Airport Security, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Airports, Travel Warnings, Epidemics February 2, 2020 at 11:57PM

Joe Biden aims for surrogate show of force.

By BY KATIE GLUECK U.S. A host of prominent surrogates pitched Mr. Biden as an experienced and empathetic leader who could defeat President Trump and aid Democrats running in competitive races. New York Times February 2, 2020 at 11:37PM

Australia’s Volunteer Firefighters Are Heroes. But Are They Enough?

By BY DAMIEN CAVE AND MATTHEW ABBOTT World The country relies heavily on civilians to contain its fires, but the monstrous blazes that come with climate change threaten to break the system. New York Times Fires and Firefighters, Wildfires, Volunteers and Community Service, Rural Areas February 2, 2020 at 11:29PM