Showing posts from March 27, 2020

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Captain Phillips’ and ‘Fly Away Home’

By BY MARIEL WAMSLEY Arts A thriller starring Tom Hanks airs on SundanceTV. And a family drama with Jeff Daniels comes to Criterion. New York Times Television, Movies March 28, 2020 at 05:00AM

Coronavirus Live Updates: $2 Trillion Aid Bill Becomes Law as U.S. Cases Reach 100,000

By Unknown Author World President Trump said the government would buy thousands of ventilators, but it seemed doubtful they could be produced in time to help overwhelmed hospitals. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 28, 2020 at 04:01AM

Corrections: March 28, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Saturday, March 28, 2020. New York Times March 28, 2020 at 03:03AM

Quotation of the Day: Train Operator Is Killed In a Subway Car Blaze; Officials Suspect Arson

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Saturday, March 28, 2020. New York Times March 28, 2020 at 03:00AM

Some Choice Words

By BY CAITLIN LOVINGER Crosswords & Games Saturday, again? Erik Agard stays the deadpan course. New York Times Crossword Puzzles, Greek Civilization March 28, 2020 at 01:40AM

Trump Suggests He Can Gag Inspector General for Stimulus Bailout Program

By BY CHARLIE SAVAGE U.S. In a signing statement, the president undermined a key safeguard Democrats had insisted upon as a condition of approving $500 billion in corporate relief in the $2 trillion law. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Law and Legislation, Signing Statements, Presidents and Presidency (US), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 28, 2020 at 01:07AM

U.S. Cuts Health Care Aid to Yemen Despite Worries About Coronavirus

By BY MICHAEL LAFORGIA World The Trump administration cited interference by Houthi rebels. But humanitarian groups and some Democrats asked for a delay because of the pandemic. New York Times Humanitarian Aid, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), United States Politics and Government, Foreign Aid, United States International Relations March 28, 2020 at 12:51AM

Analyzing the Patterns in Trump’s Falsehoods About Coronavirus

By BY LINDA QIU U.S. For months, the president has downplayed the severity of the pandemic, overstated the impact of his policies and potential treatments, blamed others and tried to rewrite the history of his response. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), United States Politics and Government, Medicine and Health March 28, 2020 at 12:22AM

Price Gouging Complaints Surge Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON U.S. Prosecutors across the country are investigating exorbitant price increases on hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes and masks as well as everyday grocery items like chicken, rice and milk. New York Times Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates), Attorneys General March 28, 2020 at 12:07AM

A Silent Spring Is Saying Something

By BY ROGER COHEN Opinion The eerie inhumanity of Donald Trump. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines March 28, 2020 at 12:00AM

Un ejército de costura cose mascarillas para Estados Unidos

By BY DAVID ENRICH, RACHEL ABRAMS AND STEVEN KURUTZ en Español Los hospitales, desbordados, enfrentan una aguda escasez de cubrebocas y la gente ha puesto sus máquinas de coser al servicio de la causa. New York Times Masks, Protective Clothing and Gear, Sewing, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Textiles, Social Media, Shortages, Volunteers and Community Service, Handicrafts March 28, 2020 at 12:00AM

One Continent, Two Very Different Political Responses to the Pandemic

By BY IAN AUSTEN World Leaders across the spectrum in Canada have generally set aside differences when it comes to the current health crisis. New York Times Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Protective Clothing and Gear, Ventilators (Medical), Quarantines, Medical Devices March 27, 2020 at 11:59PM

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

By BY LARA TAKENAGA AND JONATHAN WOLFE U.S. After erupting on the coasts, the outbreak is swiftly making its way inland. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 27, 2020 at 11:53PM

Locked Out of the Virtual Classroom

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion The coronavirus pandemic has forced a nationwide reckoning with the lack of internet connectivity and devices for students. New York Times E-Learning, Computers and the Internet, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Education (K-12), Wireless Communications March 27, 2020 at 11:53PM

In This Emergency, Mom Knows Best

By BY BRET STEPHENS Opinion Words of wisdom and experience, and a few humbling ones, too. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Epidemics March 27, 2020 at 11:48PM

‘We Have Lost It All’: The Shock Felt by Millions of Unemployed Americans

By BY SABRINA TAVERNISE, AUDRA D. S. BURCH, SARAH MERVOSH AND CAMPBELL ROBERTSON U.S. One day there was a job. The next day it was gone.  New York Times Layoffs and Job Reductions, Unemployment, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 27, 2020 at 11:40PM

For Dr. Deborah Birx, Urging Calm Has Come With Heavy Criticism

By BY NOAH WEILAND AND MAGGIE HABERMAN U.S. The White House’s coronavirus response coordinator drew criticism for comments she made about a lack of ventilator shortages, and for gushing praise of President Trump. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Medicine and Health March 27, 2020 at 11:33PM