Showing posts from March 19, 2020

We All Need Small Businesses. Don’t Let Them Die.

By BY SENDHIL MULLAINATHAN Business The economy relies on thousands of local operations that need urgent help even more than big companies do. New York Times Small Business, Mortgages, Real Estate and Housing (Residential), Renting and Leasing (Real Estate), United States Economy, Restaurants, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Subprime Mortgage Crisis, Freelancing, Self-Employment and Independent Contracting March 20, 2020 at 02:16AM

Place For Dogs to Rest

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Wyna Liu and Paolo Pasco make our Friday special. New York Times Crossword Puzzles March 20, 2020 at 02:00AM

Burnout Isn’t Just in Your Head. It’s in Your Circumstances.

By BY ADAM GRANT Automobiles We can fight emotional exhaustion by decreasing demands, increasing support and enhancing control. New York Times Psychology and Psychologists, Emotions, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 20, 2020 at 02:00AM

Distilleries Race to Make Hand Sanitizer Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON U.S. Many are reporting extraordinary demand for the product, which has been hard, if not impossible, to find on store shelves. New York Times Alcoholic Beverages, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Cleansers, Detergents and Soaps, Hygiene and Cleanliness March 20, 2020 at 01:55AM

White House to Cancel In-Person Meeting of G7, Citing Coronavirus Outbreak

By BY KATIE ROGERS U.S. President Trump will conduct the high-profile diplomatic gathering by teleconference instead, a White House official said. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), United States Politics and Government, International Relations March 20, 2020 at 01:42AM

Pakistani Man, Off to Join ISIS, Is Arrested at Minneapolis Airport, U.S. Says

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. Muhammad Masood, 28, a doctor, said he wanted to “fight on the front line as well as help the wounded brothers,” according to the F.B.I. New York Times Terrorism, Immigration and Emigration March 20, 2020 at 01:37AM

5 Takeaways From the Coronavirus Economic Relief Package

By BY EILEEN SULLIVAN U.S. Senate Republicans introduced a roughly $1 trillion economic stabilization plan that includes $1,200 payments to many taxpayers, tax cuts for large corporations and limits on paid leave. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), United States Economy, Federal Taxes (US), Income Tax, United States Politics and Government, Law and Legislation, Paid Time Off, Small Business, Pensions and Retirement Plans, Unemployment, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (2017) March 20, 2020 at 01:31AM

Former Uber Executive Pleads Guilty to Trade Theft

By BY KATE CONGER Technology Anthony Levandowski was charged with stealing driverless-car plans when he left Google to form a company, which Uber then acquired. New York Times Driverless and Semiautonomous Vehicles, Intellectual Property March 20, 2020 at 01:25AM

Coronavirus Delays Work on NASA’s Moon Rocket and Capsule

By BY KENNETH CHANG Science Work will be suspended at two NASA centers, a setback that could end hopes for sending astronauts back to the moon in 2024. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Space and Astronomy, Rocket Science and Propulsion, Moon, United States Politics and Government, Mars (Planet), ExoMars (Mars Rover) March 20, 2020 at 01:22AM

The Relief of Clear Instructions in the Age of Coronavirus

By BY BESHA RODELL World Coming home to Australia from overseas offered some relief in the face of coronavirus confusion. But everyday life presents a whole new slew of conundrums. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines, Travel Warnings March 20, 2020 at 01:20AM

During a lockdown, try to keep a routine, and some ice cream, a crisis expert says.

By BY ALIX STRAUSS U.S. New York Times March 20, 2020 at 01:00AM

Two Lakers Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus

By BY MARC STEIN U.S. New York Times March 20, 2020 at 12:45AM

State Department to Help Americans Stranded in Morocco Fly Home

By BY TARIRO MZEZEWA Travel After a public outcry, the American government says it has arranged for flights for travelers with no way home from Morocco. New York Times Travel and Vacations, Politics and Government, Americans Abroad March 20, 2020 at 12:41AM

Delhi Bus Rape Convicts Hanged in India

By BY JEFFREY GETTLEMAN, HARI KUMAR AND SHALINI VENUGOPAL World The four men were executed as dawn broke over India’s capital, bringing an end to a case that has haunted the country. New York Times Sex Crimes March 20, 2020 at 12:40AM

Who qualifies for paid leave under the new coronavirus law?

By BY CLAIRE CAIN MILLER U.S. New York Times March 20, 2020 at 12:30AM

Senator Sold Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Stocks After Suggesting U.S. Was Prepared for Coronavirus

By BY ERIC LIPTON AND NICHOLAS FANDOS U.S. Two weeks after the sales, Senator Richard Burr warned a nonpartisan group that the virus could soon cause a major disruption in the United States. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Ethics and Official Misconduct, Stocks and Bonds March 20, 2020 at 12:27AM

Search for Coronavirus Vaccine Becomes a Global Competition

By BY DAVID E. SANGER, DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK, SUI-LEE WEE AND KATRIN BENNHOLD U.S. The United States, China and Europe are battling to be the first to find a cure, bringing a nationalist element to a worldwide crisis. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Vaccination and Immunization, Drugs (Pharmaceuticals), Epidemics March 20, 2020 at 12:17AM

What Students Are Saying About Parental Surveillance, Living Without Wi-Fi and Vibrant Youth

By BY THE LEARNING NETWORK The Learning Network Teenage comments in response to our recent writing prompts, and an invitation to join the ongoing conversation. New York Times March 20, 2020 at 12:14AM

How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?

By BY MARGARET LYONS Arts Cooped up all weekend? Check out the cutest new show for children and the craziest documentary for adults. New York Times Television March 20, 2020 at 12:13AM

George R.R. Martin is writing the next ‘Game of Thrones’ novel.

By BY JENNY GROSS U.S. New York Times March 20, 2020 at 12:00AM

Of Course Trump Deserves Blame for the Coronavirus Crisis

By BY MICHELLE GOLDBERG Opinion There’s no moving forward without understanding what’s going wrong. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), United States Politics and Government, Tests (Medical), Rumors and Misinformation, Presidential Election of 2020, Epidemics March 19, 2020 at 11:56PM

Screw This Virus!

By BY DAVID BROOKS Opinion We had to be set apart in order to feel together. New York Times Computers and the Internet, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines March 19, 2020 at 11:45PM

U.S. cities looked starkly different before and after the coronavirus.

By BY NILO TABRIZY AND AINARA TIEFENTHÄLER U.S. New York Times March 19, 2020 at 11:45PM