Showing posts from March 9, 2020

Haunted by a Gene

By BY DENISE GRADY Health For the first time, Nancy Wexler reveals that she has inherited the disease she has spent her life studying. New York Times Genetics and Heredity, Research, DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid), Huntington's Disease, your-feed-healthcare March 10, 2020 at 06:00AM

A Second Interview With Dr. Nancy Wexler, 30 Years Later

By BY DENISE GRADY Reader Center Dr. Wexler was known professionally for her pursuit of the gene that causes Huntington’s disease. But she had a personal story that I wanted to tell. New York Times Genetics and Heredity, Huntington's Disease March 10, 2020 at 06:00AM

Word + Quiz: higgledy-piggledy

By BY THE LEARNING NETWORK The Learning Network This word has appeared in five articles on in the past year. New York Times March 10, 2020 at 06:00AM

Open Windows. Don’t Share Food. Here’s the Government’s Coronavirus Advice.

By BY NOAH WEILAND U.S. The Trump administration released several pages of simple behaviors for keeping schools, homes and businesses safe during a coronavirus outbreak. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Hygiene and Cleanliness, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 10, 2020 at 05:15AM

Your Tuesday Briefing

By BY MIKE IVES Briefing Coronavirus, Italy, Bernie Sanders: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times March 10, 2020 at 05:09AM

What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Babylon Berlin’ and ‘Women of Troy’

By BY LAUREN MESSMAN Arts Catch the latest season of the German noir thriller, and a doc about Cheryl Miller and the U.S.C. women’s basketball team. New York Times Television, Movies March 10, 2020 at 05:00AM

Investors Creep Back After Worst Market Rout in Years

By Unknown Author Business Asian shares were mixed on Tuesday, a day after coronavirus fears and oil market disruptions caused a plunge in global stocks. Bonds and gold prices signaled a wait-and-see attitude. New York Times Standard & Poor's 500-Stock Index, Economic Conditions and Trends, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, Stocks and Bonds, Government Bonds March 10, 2020 at 04:09AM

Protesting Femicide in Mexico

By BY BRENT MCDONALD AND MIGUEL TOVAR World In Mexico City, a march protesting the rise of hate crimes against women drew tens of thousands of people to the streets. Our correspondent followed the protest, which at times became violent. New York Times Women and Girls, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Hate Crimes March 10, 2020 at 04:06AM

Quotation of the Day: 25.7 Points a Game. A 49-13 Record. 35 Years Old. Any Questions?

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Tuesday, March 10, 2020. New York Times March 10, 2020 at 04:03AM

Corrections: March 10, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. New York Times March 10, 2020 at 04:03AM

Coronavirus Live Updates: China’s Xi Jinping Visits Outbreak’s Center in Sign of Confidence

By Unknown Author World As Italy restricted travel across the country, Xi Jinping, the Chinese leader, visited Wuhan, the city where the global outbreak began. China signaled that it would begin easing some travel restrictions around Wuhan. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 10, 2020 at 04:01AM

Why Markets Crashed on Monday

By Unknown Author Podcasts Amid rising fears over the coronavirus and a panic in the oil market, Wall Street suffered its worst day since 2008. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), United States Economy, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline March 10, 2020 at 03:54AM

What’s Left of a Dinosaur

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games David J. Kahn takes us on a tour. New York Times Crossword Puzzles March 10, 2020 at 02:00AM

‘Better Call Saul’ Season 5, Episode 4 Recap: Managerial Styles

By BY DAVID SEGAL Arts Gus and Hank handle disappointments very differently. Jimmy handles resentments very poorly. And Mike can’t manage his guilt. New York Times Television March 10, 2020 at 02:00AM

Review: Lies of Love and Memory Swirl Through ‘Unknown Soldier’

By BY BEN BRANTLEY Theater This thoughtful, history-spanning portrait of elusive identities testifies to the versatility of its composer, Michael Friedman. New York Times Theater March 10, 2020 at 01:45AM

Review: In ‘Endlings,’ the Pain of Swimming Between Worlds

By BY JESSE GREEN Theater What do Korean divers and Manhattan playwrights have in common? A new play looks for the connection. New York Times Theater March 10, 2020 at 01:45AM

As Lawmakers Report Exposure, Congress Grapples With Virus Response

By BY CARL HULSE AND NICHOLAS FANDOS U.S. Leaders must balance the safety of members and the public with a desire to keep the legislative branch operating. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Shutdowns (Institutional), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Epidemics March 10, 2020 at 12:11AM

If Indian Wells Can Be Canceled, Is Any Sporting Event Safe?

By BY MARC STEIN, CHRISTOPHER CLAREY AND MATTHEW FUTTERMAN Sports Anxiety over the spreading coronavirus cost tennis one of its most important tournaments. The cancellation weighs heavily on the coming sports calendar. New York Times Tennis, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 10, 2020 at 12:00AM

In a Plan to Bring Yoga to Alabama Schools, Stretching Is Allowed. ‘Namaste’ Isn’t.

By BY RICK ROJAS U.S. State legislators are considering lifting part of a 1993 law forbidding yoga along with hypnotism and meditation from public schools. Critics say it is an inherently religious, and “non-Christian,” practice. New York Times Meditation, Yoga, Education (K-12), State Legislatures March 9, 2020 at 11:59PM

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Had Been Laying Low. That’s Over.

By BY DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK World Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman seemed to be keeping a low profile. Then he detained senior members of the royal family and started an oil price war. New York Times Politics and Government, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline March 9, 2020 at 11:46PM

In Egypt, Tourists Torn Between Ancient Temples and Coronavirus Tests

By BY DECLAN WALSH World Egyptian officials insist that it’s safe to visit. But on Monday, tourists in the ancient city of Luxor were confined to their hotels as doctors tested for the virus. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Travel and Vacations, Cruises, Egyptian Civilization March 9, 2020 at 11:45PM

Canceled Because of Coronavirus: A Brief List

By BY KAREN ZRAICK AND SANDRA E. GARCIA World Here’s a look at some major events around the world that have been canceled, postponed or moved because of concerns about the new coronavirus. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Olympic Games (2020), Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, South by Southwest Music and Media Conference, BNP Paribas Open (Tennis), St Patrick's Day March 9, 2020 at 11:17PM