Showing posts from March 26, 2020

For France, Coronavirus Tests a Vaunted Health Care System

By BY ADAM NOSSITER World The country goes into the battle with the contagion better prepared than most. Even so, a doubling of cases every four days has the structure creaking and straining. New York Times Politics and Government, Deaths (Fatalities), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines, Epidemics March 27, 2020 at 04:00AM

On the Front Lines of a Pandemic, ‘I Love You’ Can Mean ‘Goodbye’

By BY JAMES KUO Style Separated from family and worried about patients and colleagues, an internist where the U.S. outbreak began counts losses and blessings. New York Times Love (Emotion), Families and Family Life, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Doctors March 27, 2020 at 04:00AM

Corrections: March 27, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Friday, March 27, 2020. New York Times March 27, 2020 at 03:57AM

Quotation of the Day: Job Losses Soar; U.S. Virus Cases Top World

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Friday, March 27, 2020. New York Times March 27, 2020 at 03:56AM

Man Charged With Making Death Threats to Nancy Pelosi in Coronavirus Rant

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. Gavin Weslee Blake Perry, 27, of Wichita Falls, Texas, wrote on Facebook that Democrats were terrorists and should be shot on sight, prosecutors said. New York Times Cyberharassment, Stimulus (Economic), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), United States Politics and Government, Threats and Threatening Messages March 27, 2020 at 03:21AM

U.S. Coronavirus Testing Hits Milestone but Still Falls Short

By BY LAZARO GAMIO, WEIYI CAI AND ADEEL HASSAN U.S. The pace of coronavirus testing in the United States has seen a meteoric rise in the past week. But the country still lags in tests relative to its population, despite having the world’s most reported coronavirus cases. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 27, 2020 at 03:12AM

Bill Pullman Digs Deeper on ‘The Sinner’ Season 3 Finale

By BY JENNIFER VINEYARD Arts The actor talked about the explosive season ending, his dream of Keanu Reeves and what it was like to be buried alive. New York Times Television March 27, 2020 at 03:00AM

Skilled at Dodging

By BY CAITLIN LOVINGER Crosswords & Games Kyle Dolan flutters by with a fortified Friday puzzle. New York Times Crossword Puzzles March 27, 2020 at 01:55AM

Opera Star, Charged With Sexual Assault, Is Fired by University of Michigan

By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON U.S. David Daniels, a professor of voice and one of the world’s leading countertenors, was dismissed one year after he and his husband were charged with sexually assaulting another singer. New York Times Colleges and Universities, #MeToo Movement, Opera, Sex Crimes March 27, 2020 at 01:45AM

Early Graduation Could Send Medical Students to Virus Front Lines

By BY EMMA GOLDBERG Health Hundreds of fourth-year students at universities in Boston and New York could start caring for patients months ahead of schedule. New York Times Medical Schools, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Graduate Schools and Students, Colleges and Universities, your-feed-science, your-feed-healthcare, your-feed-health March 27, 2020 at 01:15AM

As women give birth, health systems are straining to help them.

By BY EILEEN GUO U.S. New York Times March 27, 2020 at 01:00AM

With No Basketball Tournament, N.C.A.A Slashes Payments to Universities

By BY BILLY WITZ Sports The annual payment to conferences was cut to a total of $225 million, down from the $600 million that was budgeted before the coronavirus led to widespread cancellations in sports. New York Times Basketball (College), NCAA Basketball Championships (Men), Budgets and Budgeting, Athletics and Sports, Colleges and Universities, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 27, 2020 at 12:42AM

Make Abortion More Available During the Pandemic — Not Less

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion This crisis has underscored the need for greater access to reproductive health care. New York Times Abortion, Birth Control and Family Planning, Telemedicine, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Mifeprex (RU-486), Abortion Drugs March 27, 2020 at 12:37AM

Materials for Major League Baseball uniforms get converted to protective masks.

By BY DAVID WALDSTEIN U.S. New York Times March 27, 2020 at 12:30AM

New York City Ballet cancels its season, but it will pay its employees.

By BY JULIA JACOBS U.S. New York Times March 27, 2020 at 12:15AM

White House Considers $1 Billion Price Tag for Ventilators — and Has Second Thoughts

By BY DAVID E. SANGER, MAGGIE HABERMAN AND ZOLAN KANNO-YOUNGS U.S. A deal with General Motors and Ventec Life Systems to produce tens of thousands of the critical lifesaving devices seemed imminent. Then the announcement was pulled back. New York Times Ventilators (Medical), Factories and Manufacturing, Government Contracts and Procurement, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 27, 2020 at 12:10AM

Daily podcasters are broadcasting from closets and even from under blankets.

By BY REGGIE UGWU U.S. New York Times March 27, 2020 at 12:00AM

‘Star Trek: Picard’ Season 1 Finale Recap: Another Goodbye

By BY SOPAN DEB Arts As the first season of “Picard” comes to an end, our recapper asks, “Who was this show really about anyway?” New York Times Television March 26, 2020 at 11:58PM

Why Is America Choosing Mass Unemployment?

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion European countries are paying to preserve jobs during the coronavirus crisis. Sadly for American workers, the United States is charting its own path. New York Times Labor and Jobs, United States Economy, Unemployment, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Recession and Depression, Unemployment Insurance, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 26, 2020 at 11:57PM

How Will the Spending Be Spun?

By BY LISA LERER U.S. American politics were rewired after the Great Recession. The current crisis could shake things up again. New York Times United States Economy, Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Stimulus (Economic), Tea Party Movement, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Emergency Economic Stabilization Act (2008), American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (2009) March 26, 2020 at 11:55PM

Weaving a Way Out of Isolation

By BY HILARIE M. SHEETS Arts You can craft your way to a sense of community, says the artist Liza Lou. She’s creating her “comfort” project on Instagram in real time. New York Times Art, Textiles March 26, 2020 at 11:49PM

Internet challenges are keeping us occupied.

By BY TAYLOR LORENZ U.S. New York Times March 26, 2020 at 11:45PM

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

By BY PATRICK J. LYONS U.S. The U.S. now has more coronavirus cases than any other country, and New York’s hospitals are being pushed to the brink. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 26, 2020 at 11:34PM