Showing posts from March 4, 2020

Tulsi Gabbard’s $50 Million Suit Against Google Is Dismissed

By BY DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI Technology The Democratic presidential candidate had accused the tech giant of infringing on her free speech when it temporarily suspended her advertising account. New York Times Political Advertising, Online Advertising, First Amendment (US Constitution) March 5, 2020 at 12:36AM

Airlines Feel Deepening Impact as Coronavirus Upends Travel

By BY NIRAJ CHOKSHI Business United will curtail service on domestic and global routes as companies restrict trips, testing a long stretch of airline industry profitability. New York Times Airlines and Airplanes, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Travel and Vacations, Business Travel March 5, 2020 at 12:33AM

What the Impact of Coronavirus Looks Like From Space

By BY CHRISTOPH KOETTL AND MEG FELLING World We used satellite images to track the impact of the coronavirus on the economy and daily life around the world. Here’s what we found. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Satellites, Epidemics March 5, 2020 at 12:33AM

Bloomberg faces something new for him: admitting defeat in public.

By BY MATT FLEGENHEIMER U.S. New York Times March 5, 2020 at 12:30AM

Why Did It Take So Long to Vote in Texas and California?

By BY MICHAEL WINES U.S. Some voters stood in lines for hours. But despite voter suppression concerns, the primary breakdowns apparently reflected snafus more than malign intent. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Voter Registration and Requirements, Primaries and Caucuses March 5, 2020 at 12:23AM

Coronavirus Enters the Campaign Bloodstream

By BY CARL HULSE U.S. The partisan fight over the government response to the virus echoes the debate in 2014, when Ebola featured prominently in congressional races. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Elections, House of Representatives, Elections, Senate, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Ebola Virus March 5, 2020 at 12:18AM

The Sanders Surge That Wasn’t

By BY LISA LERER U.S. Bernie Sanders said lots of new voters would show up and vote for him on Tuesday. He was half right. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Primaries and Caucuses March 5, 2020 at 12:16AM

Bloomberg Greets Public Failure With Public Emotion. He’s Not Used to Either.

By BY MATT FLEGENHEIMER U.S. As he dropped out of the presidential race, the billionaire former mayor of New York confronted a moment he had never quite faced: a big, heaping, public loss. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Primaries and Caucuses March 5, 2020 at 12:14AM

When Voyager 2 Calls Home, Earth Soon Won’t Be Able to Answer

By BY SHANNON STIRONE Science NASA will spend 11 months upgrading the only piece of its Deep Space Network that can send commands to the probe, which has crossed into interstellar space. New York Times Space and Astronomy March 5, 2020 at 12:13AM

Israel’s Right Had a Good Election. So Did Israeli Arabs. That May Be No Coincidence.

By BY PATRICK KINGSLEY World Arab lawmakers won a record number of seats in Israel’s election, even as the Israeli right also made gains. New York Times Elections, Arabs, Legislatures and Parliaments, Voting and Voters, Politics and Government March 5, 2020 at 12:02AM

Sanders has raised a lot of money since Super Tuesday. But Biden’s raised more.

By BY SHANE GOLDMACHER U.S. New York Times March 5, 2020 at 12:01AM

Bloomberg’s $500 Million Experiment Worked

By BY CHARLIE WARZEL Opinion There was just one problem: “The product was bad.” New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Political Advertising, Social Media March 5, 2020 at 12:00AM

Told to Stay Home, Suspected Coronavirus Patient Attended Event With Dartmouth Students

By BY FARAH STOCKMAN U.S. The worker at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire was confirmed with the disease only after attending the mixer. Now a second man has tested positive. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines March 4, 2020 at 11:58PM

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

By BY PATRICK J. LYONS Briefing Schools were closed in Italy, and more cases cropped up in New York. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 4, 2020 at 11:57PM

Joe Biden, Coronavirus, Abortion Law: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

By BY VICTORIA SHANNON AND MARCUS PAYADUE Briefing Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day. New York Times March 4, 2020 at 11:48PM

The Fashion World, Upended by Coronavirus

By BY JESSICA TESTA, VANESSA FRIEDMAN AND ELIZABETH PATON Style The growing coronavirus threat chased the luxury fashion world from Milan to Paris. A real crisis looms for designers, retailers and shoppers. New York Times Fashion and Apparel, Paris Fashion Week, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Shopping and Retail, Milan Fashion Week, Travel Warnings, Luxury Goods and Services, Travel and Vacations, Fashion Shows March 4, 2020 at 11:46PM

Coronavirus and Your Dog: No Need to Panic Yet

By BY JAMES GORMAN Science One dog may have a low-grade infection, but there’s no indication pets get sick or spread the virus. New York Times Dogs, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Hygiene and Cleanliness, your-feed-science March 4, 2020 at 11:44PM

Ann Grifalconi, Whose Children’s Books Bridged Cultures, Dies at 90

By BY DANIEL E. SLOTNIK Books Her books, notably “The Village of Round and Square Houses,” set in Central Africa, introduced young readers to stories from different cultures. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Writing and Writers, Books and Literature, Children and Childhood, Caldecott Medal March 4, 2020 at 11:40PM

The Fed Simplifies Capital Rules, a Change Sought by Big Banks

By BY JEANNA SMIALEK Business The central bank will streamline how bank capital requirements are set, despite objections by a Fed governor who said the move would lower the amount of cash banks keep on hand. New York Times Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Banking and Financial Institutions March 4, 2020 at 11:29PM

Latinos and Young People Come Through for Sanders in California

By BY JENNIFER MEDINA AND TIM ARANGO U.S. With millions of ballots left to count, it is impossible to know how the delegates will be allocated. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Primaries and Caucuses March 4, 2020 at 11:29PM

Wall Street, Encouraged by Biden’s Wins, Breaks Out Its Checkbooks

By BY KATE KELLY Business Fearful of the more progressive candidates, some finance executives had sidelined themselves from the elections until Mr. Biden surged. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Banking and Financial Institutions, United States Politics and Government, Campaign Finance, High Net Worth Individuals March 4, 2020 at 11:29PM

‘This is a movement,’ a resurgent Biden declares.

By BY KATIE GLUECK U.S. New York Times March 4, 2020 at 11:26PM