Showing posts from February 4, 2020

Gene Reynolds, an Architect of ‘M*A*S*H,’ Is Dead at 96

By BY NEIL GENZLINGER Arts He also helped bring another acclaimed series, “Lou Grant,” to television. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Television, Actors and Actresses, Movies February 5, 2020 at 01:38AM

Trump brings a record of erroneous statements into his address.

By BY LINDA QIU U.S. As he ramps up his re-election effort, the president has exaggerated or been inaccurate in discussing the economy, trade, Iran and his pressure campaign against Ukraine. New York Times February 5, 2020 at 01:33AM

Watch Live: Trump’s State of the Union Speech

By BY THE NEW YORK TIMES U.S. President Trump is set to address the nation as his impeachment trial nears its conclusion. New York Times State of the Union Message (US), Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Impeachment, United States Politics and Government February 5, 2020 at 01:31AM

Cosmopolitan Changes Course on ‘Bachelor’ Contestant Cover

By BY NANCY COLEMAN Arts The magazine won’t publish an online cover featuring Victoria Fuller after photos surfaced of her modeling “White Lives Matter” apparel. New York Times Television, Fish and Other Marine Life, Race and Ethnicity February 5, 2020 at 01:29AM

15 million voters in California are receiving their mail-in ballots this week.

By BY JENNIFER MEDINA U.S. New York Times February 5, 2020 at 01:04AM

Here’s a List of Everything That Went Wrong at the Iowa Caucuses

By BY LAUREN LEATHERBY, LAZARO GAMIO AND KEITH COLLINS U.S. An app used to record votes was faulty and largely untested, but the glitches weren’t the only reasons for a major delay in results in the first-in-the-nation presidential contest. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Primaries and Caucuses February 5, 2020 at 01:01AM

Even Without Symptoms,Wuhan Coronavirus May Spread, Experts Fear

By BY RONI CARYN RABIN Health A report purporting to describe asymptomatic transmission in Germany has come under fire. But many experts still believe it’s happening. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Respiratory Diseases, Epidemics, Medicine and Health February 5, 2020 at 12:53AM

Giving the Gift of Mobility in a City Locked Down by Coronavirus

By BY AMY QIN World Wearing a powder blue protective suit, face mask and goggles, Zhang Lei ferries Wuhan residents, especially the elderly, to buy groceries, get medicine and go to the hospital. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Taxicabs and Taxicab Drivers, Volunteers and Community Service, Elderly, Protective Clothing and Gear February 5, 2020 at 12:46AM

The Hot Mess Express

By BY LISA LERER U.S. Feeling a little overwhelmed by everything that’s happening? You’re not alone. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020 February 5, 2020 at 12:38AM

Nigeria ‘Blindsided’ by Trump Travel Ban, Its Top Diplomat Says

By BY LARA JAKES U.S. The Nigerian foreign minister said he learned about the ban just before a meeting with the United States to expand cooperation. But he said American officials had signaled it could soon be lifted. New York Times United States International Relations, United States Politics and Government, Immigration and Emigration, Visas February 5, 2020 at 12:38AM

An Oklahoma Man Lost His Son. A Day Later, He Drove Onto a Crowded Sidewalk.

By BY BEN FENWICK AND MANNY FERNANDEZ U.S. High school cross-country runners were starting their afternoon run on Monday when a pickup truck plowed into them, killing two students. New York Times Traffic Accidents and Safety, Drunken and Reckless Driving February 5, 2020 at 12:34AM

Trump Posts Another ‘Keep Out’ Sign for Immigrants

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion The administration’s security rationale for its latest red tape on travel from African and Asian countries doesn’t ring true. New York Times Immigration and Emigration, Illegal Immigration, Muslims and Islam, Discrimination February 5, 2020 at 12:32AM

Fear and Takeout: 14 Days in Coronavirus ‘Self-Quarantine’

By BY MITCH SMITH, ZOLAN KANNO-YOUNGS, FARAH STOCKMAN AND VANESSA SWALES U.S. Hundreds of Americans who recently traveled to China are isolating themselves in basements and dorm rooms, waiting to see if they develop symptoms of the dangerous virus. New York Times Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Evacuations and Evacuees February 5, 2020 at 12:31AM

Long lines precede Bloomberg rally in Philadelphia.

By BY REBECCA R. RUIZ U.S. New York Times February 5, 2020 at 12:25AM

After Acquittal, It’s Anything Goes for the Republicans

By BY CAROLINE FREDRICKSON Opinion The party’s new doctrine: What’s good for Trump is good for America. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Presidential Election of 2020, Impeachment, United States Politics and Government February 5, 2020 at 12:21AM

Sotheby’s Post-Brexit London Sale Income Takes a Dive

By BY SCOTT REYBURN Arts The most high-profile works, a Pissarro and two Signacs, had been looted by the Nazis and recently returned to the heirs of the original owner. New York Times Arts and Antiquities Looting, Auctions, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit) February 5, 2020 at 12:21AM

Evo Morales, Now in Exile, to Run for Bolivia’s Senate

By BY JULIE TURKEWITZ World Mr. Morales, the former president of Bolivia, is now living in Argentina and facing an arrest warrant in his homeland. His bid for the Senate could further roil a bitterly divided nation. New York Times Elections February 5, 2020 at 12:13AM

State of the Union Live Updates: Trump to Address Congress as Impeachment Trial Nears Verdict

By BY PETER BAKER U.S. On the eve of a Senate vote on whether to remove him from office, President Trump says he plans a ‘low-key’ address at the Capitol. New York Times February 5, 2020 at 12:11AM

New Origin Story for Gross Blobs That Wash Up on Beaches

By BY JOSHUA SOKOL Science DNA evidence shows that jetsam ambergris comes from sperm whales. New York Times Whales and Whaling, DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid), Perfumes and Fragrances, Endangered and Extinct Species, Poaching (Wildlife), Research, your-feed-science February 5, 2020 at 12:00AM

Spike in Crime Inflames Debate Over Bail Law in New York

By BY ASHLEY SOUTHALL AND JESSE MCKINLEY New York The police commissioner blamed the bail overhaul for the increase, but supporters of the law said he was spreading misinformation. New York Times Law and Legislation, Crime and Criminals, Bail February 4, 2020 at 11:58PM

Is 2020 the Last Year That Iowa Will Go First?

By BY TRIP GABRIEL AND REID J. EPSTEIN U.S. National Democrats call for a calendar change, and state party officials grimly are contemplating the end of a four-decade run in the spotlight. New York Times Primaries and Caucuses, Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government February 4, 2020 at 11:50PM

Trump and Kushner Saw Super Bowl Ad as Way of Making Inroads With Black Voters

By BY ANNIE KARNI AND MAGGIE HABERMAN U.S. Privately, some aides were skeptical that broad numbers of black voters, whose views of the president are overwhelmingly negative, would be persuadable this fall. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Black People, Political Advertising, Super Bowl, United States Politics and Government February 4, 2020 at 11:45PM

Iowa caucus app errors fuel conspiracy theories by Republicans.

By BY HEATHER MURPHY AND NICK CORASANITI U.S. New York Times February 4, 2020 at 11:43PM