Showing posts from April 2, 2020

Word + Quiz: lacuna

By BY THE LEARNING NETWORK The Learning Network This word has appeared in six articles on in the past year. New York Times April 3, 2020 at 06:00AM

What’s on TV Friday: ‘Invisible Life’ and ‘Home Before Dark’

By BY GABE COHN Arts An acclaimed Brazilian drama hits Amazon. And a new family series debuts on Apple TV Plus. New York Times Television, Movies April 3, 2020 at 05:00AM

Oil Prices Fall in Asia After Thursday Surge: Live Updates

By Unknown Author Business Live updates on stock market and business news during the coronavirus outbreak. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Stocks and Bonds, Economic Conditions and Trends, International Trade and World Market, Standard & Poor's 500-Stock Index April 3, 2020 at 04:42AM

They’re Keeping The Times Humming, From Home

By BY SARAH BURES Reader Center Developers, technicians, systems analysts and many other employees are working remotely to maintain the flow of information to readers. New York Times Computers and the Internet, Telecommuting, Mobile Applications, Labor and Jobs, Home Schooling April 3, 2020 at 04:31AM

To Safeguard Its Future, Tennis Seeks Unity. Even With the French Open

By BY CHRISTOPHER CLAREY Sports As play is delayed to at least mid-July, small tournaments and many players are at risk of significant financial losses, and the French Open’s unilateral rescheduling has added to the chaos. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Wimbledon Tennis Tournament, French Open (Tennis), United States Open (Tennis), Tennis April 3, 2020 at 04:30AM

Your Friday Briefing

By BY ISABELLA KWAI Briefing Coronavirus, U.S. unemployment, policing: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times April 3, 2020 at 04:25AM

Coronavirus Live Updates: More Than 1 Million Cases Worldwide

By Unknown Author World More than 1 million people have been infected and at least 51,000 have died in more than 170 countries. In the United States, The C.D.C. is expected to advise all Americans to wear cloth masks in public. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) April 3, 2020 at 04:21AM

Relationships Move Fast on a Slow Cargo Ship

By BY DEV AUJLA Style For our 10th date, we crossed the ocean on a freighter. Turns out isolation can have surprising benefits for new love. (You can’t walk away.) New York Times Love (Emotion), Dating and Relationships, Ships and Shipping, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) April 3, 2020 at 04:00AM

Quote of the Day: Unrivaled Job Losses Accelerate Across U.S.

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quote of the Day for Friday, April 3, 2020. New York Times April 3, 2020 at 03:59AM

Corrections: April 3, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Friday, April 3, 2020. New York Times April 3, 2020 at 03:54AM

Ken Shimura, Comedian Whose Sketches Delighted Japan, Dies at 70

By BY MOTOKO RICH Obituaries His slapstick humor, physical comedy and naïve persona made him a household name in the country for decades. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) April 3, 2020 at 02:55AM

The Masks Were Seized in a Price-Gouging Investigation. Now They’ll Go to Medical Workers.

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. The stockpile, slated for medical personnel in New York and New Jersey, includes 192,000 N95 respirators, 130,000 surgical masks and nearly 600,000 medical-grade gloves, the authorities said. New York Times Masks, Protective Clothing and Gear, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Stockpiling, Medical Devices, Quarantines April 3, 2020 at 02:54AM

How Australians Seek Connection in Isolation

By BY BESHA RODELL World From virtual birthday parties to distanced neighborhood listening sessions, people are finding new ways to be together while alone. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines April 3, 2020 at 02:45AM

What Might End a Wrestling Match

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Joe Deeney throws us a curveball. New York Times Crossword Puzzles April 3, 2020 at 02:00AM

We Get, and Give, Lots of Bad Advice. Here’s How to Stop.

By BY ADAM GRANT Smarter Living One of the most effective ways to get better advice is to give it. New York Times Careers and Professions, Psychology and Psychologists, Labor and Jobs April 3, 2020 at 02:00AM

‘We Can’t Spend What We Don’t Have’: Virus Strikes N.Y. Budget

By BY LUIS FERRÉ-SADURNÍ AND JESSE MCKINLEY New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and the Legislature have agreed to a $177 billion budget that also included another change to the state’s bail laws. New York Times Budgets and Budgeting, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Politics and Government, State Legislatures, Bail, Surrogate Motherhood, Medicaid April 3, 2020 at 12:37AM

Trump Sees Hope for Boosting Global Oil Prices and Helping U.S. Firms

By BY MICHAEL CROWLEY, CLIFFORD KRAUSS AND ANDREW E. KRAMER U.S. The president’s optimism for a deal between Saudi Arabia and Russia to reduce production and a Saudi call for talks send crude prices skyrocketing, but Moscow showed little enthusiasm. New York Times United States International Relations, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, Economic Conditions and Trends, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government April 3, 2020 at 12:34AM

Jared Kushner Is Going to Get Us All Killed

By BY MICHELLE GOLDBERG Opinion Trump’s son-in-law has no business running the coronavirus response. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Epidemics, United States Politics and Government, Disasters and Emergencies, Medical Devices, Ventilators (Medical) April 3, 2020 at 12:34AM

The Best Movies and TV Shows New to Netflix, Amazon and Stan in Australia in April

By BY NOEL MURRAY Arts Our picks for April, including ‘Community,’ ‘Extraction,’ and ‘Never Have I Ever’ New York Times Television, Movies April 2, 2020 at 11:53PM