Showing posts from March 1, 2020

Joe Biden raises $10 million in two days.

By BY SHANE GOLDMACHER U.S. New York Times March 2, 2020 at 02:37AM

Pete Buttigieg, in exit speech, warns against nominating Bernie Sanders.

By BY REID J. EPSTEIN U.S. New York Times March 2, 2020 at 02:24AM

2nd Death Near Seattle Adds to Signs Coronavirus Is Spreading in U.S.

By BY MIKE BAKER, SHERI FINK, NICHOLAS BOGEL-BURROUGHS AND JACK HEALY U.S. Officials see growing indications that the virus has been spreading undetected for weeks. A cluster of cases at one nursing home have made Kirkland, Wash., a focus of concern. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Nursing Homes, Epidemics March 2, 2020 at 02:06AM

Bernie Sanders on Pete Buttigieg: He ran a ‘brilliant campaign.’

By BY SYDNEY EMBER U.S. New York Times March 2, 2020 at 01:57AM

In Virginia, Joe Biden brings the band.

By BY KATIE GLUECK U.S. New York Times March 2, 2020 at 01:40AM

Cuccinelli’s Appointment to Immigration Post Is Illegal, Judge Rules

By BY ZOLAN KANNO-YOUNGS U.S. The Trump administration violated a federal vacancies law, said the judge, who also ruled that two policies put in place by the director of Citizenship and Immigration Services must be nullified. New York Times Immigration and Emigration, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Decisions and Verdicts March 2, 2020 at 01:25AM

Susan Collins won’t say if she voted for Trump.

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. New York Times March 2, 2020 at 01:21AM

As Buttigieg Exits Race, Biden Seeks Edge Against Sanders on Super Tuesday

By BY SHANE GOLDMACHER AND REID J. EPSTEIN U.S. Mr. Biden was moving quickly to capitalize on his South Carolina victory and recast the Democratic primary campaign as a two-man contest between himself and Mr. Sanders. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Primaries and Caucuses March 2, 2020 at 01:11AM

Coronavirus in N.Y.: Manhattan Woman Is First Confirmed Case in State

By BY JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN AND JESSE MCKINLEY New York Woman who had traveled in Iran contracted the virus and is now isolated at home. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 2, 2020 at 01:08AM

Photos: Marchers cross the bridge at Selma, arm in arm with presidential candidates.

By Unknown Author U.S. New York Times March 2, 2020 at 12:55AM

Warnings From South Carolina

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion With Biden’s victory, minority and religious voters demand attention. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Primaries and Caucuses, Black People, Polls and Public Opinion, Race and Ethnicity, Hispanic-Americans, Millennial Generation March 2, 2020 at 12:52AM

At Center of Taliban Deal, a U.S. Envoy Who Made It Personal

By BY MUJIB MASHAL AND LARA JAKES World Zalmay Khalilzad, the Afghan-born veteran American diplomat, earned the trust of the militants, if not of Afghan officials. New York Times Afghanistan War (2001- ), United States International Relations, Diplomatic Service, Embassies and Consulates March 2, 2020 at 12:46AM

In Coronavirus Fight, China Gives Citizens a Color Code, With Red Flags

By BY PAUL MOZUR, RAYMOND ZHONG AND AARON KROLIK Business A new system uses software to dictate quarantines — and appears to send personal data to police, in a troubling precedent for automated social control. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Surveillance of Citizens by Government, Epidemics, Privacy, Computers and the Internet, Computer Security March 2, 2020 at 12:45AM

Trump, responding to Buttigieg’s withdrawal, takes a swipe at Sanders.

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. New York Times March 2, 2020 at 12:42AM

‘Don’t roll your eyes’: Bloomberg is getting a crash course on retail campaigning.

By BY JEREMY W. PETERS U.S. New York Times March 2, 2020 at 12:09AM

Why the Success of The New York Times May Be Bad News for Journalism

By BY BEN SMITH Business In his debut, our new media columnist says The Times has become like Facebook or Google — a digital behemoth crowding out the competition. New York Times News and News Media, Newspapers March 2, 2020 at 12:00AM

We Represented the Whistle-Blower. The Law Needs Urgent Help.

By BY ANDREW P. BAKAJ AND MARK S. ZAID Opinion Future whistle-blowers must be persuaded that while there are always risks, the system can protect them. New York Times Whistle-Blowers, Classified Information and State Secrets, Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry March 2, 2020 at 12:00AM

The Coronavirus Has Put the World’s Economy in Survival Mode

By BY ESWAR S. PRASAD Opinion There’s little hope for a global economic rebound in 2020. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), International Trade and World Market, United States Economy, Epidemics, Consumer Behavior March 2, 2020 at 12:00AM

Is Texas Big Enough for Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders?

By BY MIMI SWARTZ Opinion A candidate who calls himself a democratic socialist wouldn’t seem to be the likely savior of Democratic politics in Texas. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Primaries and Caucuses, State Legislatures, Hispanic-Americans, Elections, State Legislature March 2, 2020 at 12:00AM

Sungjae Im Gets First PGA Tour Win at Honda Classic

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sports The tour’s rookie of the year last season played a marathon schedule before becoming the youngest to ever win the tournament. New York Times Golf March 1, 2020 at 11:56PM

Sanders lashes Biden in California: ‘Please do not forget Joe Biden voted for the war in Iraq.’

By BY SYDNEY EMBER U.S. New York Times March 1, 2020 at 11:44PM

As Another Election Looms, Israelis Ponder Politics, and Contagion

By BY PATRICK KINGSLEY World At an airport outside Tel Aviv, some passengers worried about flying away from a big vote, and into an epidemic. New York Times Elections, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Travel and Vacations March 1, 2020 at 11:42PM

Coronavirus in N.Y.: Panic Shopping for Masks, but Brunch Is Packed

By BY KIMIKO DE FREYTAS-TAMURA New York Even though no cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in the city, many New Yorkers are feeling anxiety about its expected arrival. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Travel and Vacations March 1, 2020 at 11:40PM