Showing posts from April 5, 2020

How Did the E.U. Get the Coronavirus So Wrong?

By BY SCOTT L. GREER Opinion And what can it do right next time? New York Times Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), International Trade and World Market, Government Contracts and Procurement, Rationing and Allocation of Resources, Medicine and Health, Vaccination and Immunization, Epidemics April 6, 2020 at 05:00AM

What’s on TV Monday: ‘Broken Places’ and ‘Pixote’

By BY MARIEL WAMSLEY Arts A new documentary airs on PBS. And a Brazilian film by Hector Babenco comes to Criterion. New York Times Television, Movies April 6, 2020 at 05:00AM

Your Monday Briefing

By BY ISABELLA KWAI Briefing Coronavirus, Italy, Nordic preppers: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times April 6, 2020 at 04:45AM

Stock Markets in Asia Show Cautious Gains: 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, United States Economy April 6, 2020 at 04:16AM

Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump’s Advisers Spar Over Untested Drug

By Unknown Author World For the second straight day, the president pushed the use of hydroxychloroquine, which has not been proven effective in treating the coronavirus. Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain has been hospitalized for testing. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Hydroxychloroquine (Drug), Tests (Medical), Epidemics, United States Politics and Government, Unemployment April 6, 2020 at 04:03AM

High-Fiber Foods Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

By BY NICHOLAS BAKALAR Well Foods high in soluble fiber like oatmeal, nuts and beans were associated with reduced breast cancer incidence. New York Times Breast Cancer, Diet and Nutrition, Fiber (Dietary) April 6, 2020 at 04:01AM

Bobby Mitchell, Hall of Famer and the Redskins’ First Black Star, Dies at 84

By BY RICHARD GOLDSTEIN Sports He played four seasons with the Cleveland Browns and seven with the Redskins, the last N.F.L. team of his time to integrate. New York Times Football, Deaths (Obituaries), Halls of Fame April 6, 2020 at 03:24AM

Corrections: April 6, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Monday, April 6, 2020. New York Times April 6, 2020 at 03:09AM

Quotation of the Day: Queen Invokes British Resolve as Premier Ails

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Monday, April 6, 2020. New York Times April 6, 2020 at 03:08AM

Ignoring Expert Opinion, Trump Again Promotes Use of Hydroxychloroquine

By BY MICHAEL CROWLEY, KATIE THOMAS AND MAGGIE HABERMAN U.S. The president’s advocacy of the anti-malarial drug has created tensions in his administration, and fears among doctors that it could unnecessarily expose patients to risks. New York Times Hydroxychloroquine (Drug), United States Politics and Government, Chloroquine (Drug), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) April 6, 2020 at 03:06AM

‘Westworld’ Season 3, Episode 4 Recap: Multiple Personality Disorder

By BY SCOTT TOBIAS Arts This week we learned the identities of the pearls Dolores smuggled out of the park. It was an extremely “Westworld”-ian moment, in ways both good and bad. New York Times Television April 6, 2020 at 02:00AM

Americans Don’t Trust the Media Anymore. So Why Do They Trust the Cuomos?

By BY BEN SMITH Business CNN once prevented Chris Cuomo from interviewing his brother on the air. But that all changed with the arrival of the coronavirus, and now it’s changing television, too. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Television April 6, 2020 at 12:00AM

Social Distancing Is a Privilege

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion The idea that this virus is an equal-opportunity killer must itself be killed. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Race and Ethnicity, Black People, Poverty, Food, Deaths (Fatalities) April 5, 2020 at 11:28PM

Another Thing to Fear Out There: Coronavirus Scammers

By BY SHARON LAFRANIERE AND CHRIS HAMBY U.S. The authorities say there has been a surge in fraud and cons seeking to capitalize on fears of the virus. New York Times Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Frauds and Swindling, Consumer Protection, Masks, Protective Clothing and Gear, Tests (Medical), Stockpiling April 5, 2020 at 09:00AM

Chinese-Americans, Facing Abuse, Unite to Aid Hospitals in Coronavirus Battle

By BY TAMMY LA GORCE New York Although many have weathered racist remarks and some physical attacks over the virus, Chinese-Americans are tapping their deep social networks to procure medical supplies. New York Times Shortages, Protective Clothing and Gear, Chinese-Americans, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Hospitals April 5, 2020 at 09:00AM

How to Live in the Face of Fear: Lessons From a Cancer Survivor

By BY ELIZABETH DIAS U.S. Kate Bowler is a religion scholar and best-selling author who is sharing daily reflections on Instagram. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Epidemics April 5, 2020 at 09:00AM

They’re the Last Couple in Paradise. Eventually, It May Bankrupt Them.

By BY DAVID ZWEIG Style Surrounded by a fleet of staff, who are also stranded, one couple is trapped in an eternal honeymoon in the Maldives. New York Times Politics and Government, Travel and Vacations, Airlines and Airplanes, Travel Warnings, Weddings and Engagements, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Honeymoons, your-feed-selfcare April 5, 2020 at 09:00AM

How New Jersey’s First Coronavirus Patient Survived

By BY SUSAN DOMINUS Magazine James Cai’s case was completely new to his doctors. When he grew severely ill, he tapped a network of Chinese and Chinese-American medical colleagues who helped save his life. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Tests (Medical), Remdesivir (Drug), Hydroxychloroquine (Drug), Medicine and Health April 5, 2020 at 09:00AM

In Her First Adult Novel in 14 Years, Julia Alvarez Travels Home

By BY FRANCISCO CANTÚ Books In “Afterlife,” even privilege can’t shield a Dominican-American widow from the immigrant’s plight. New York Times Books and Literature April 5, 2020 at 09:00AM

Italy’s Virus Shutdown Came Too Late. What Happens Now?

By BY ALLISON MCCANN, NADJA POPOVICH AND JIN WU World Italy underestimated the spread of the virus at first. These maps show why the country’s nationwide lockdown came too late to contain it. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Epidemics April 5, 2020 at 09:00AM

In ‘Afropessimism,’ a Black Intellectual Mixes Memoir and Theory

By BY JOHN WILLIAMS Books Frank B. Wilderson III talks about his experimental approach to writing about blackness and violence, as well as the solace he found in Sarah Vaughan. New York Times Writing and Writers, Books and Literature, Black People, Race and Ethnicity April 5, 2020 at 09:00AM

In a Crisis, Even a Gift From the N.C.A.A. Begets Turmoil

By BY BILLY WITZ Sports Baseball players face particularly tough choices after a decision to allow an extra year of eligibility for spring athletes whose seasons were cut short by the coronavirus pandemic. New York Times Baseball (College), Scholarships and Fellowships, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) April 5, 2020 at 07:00AM

‘As I Was Walking, I Saw a Woman Step Out of a Building Holding a Jar’

By Unknown Author New York A sidewalk twist in the Village, a helpful barber in the Bronx and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary. New York Times April 5, 2020 at 07:00AM

Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Released From Prison

By BY AUSTIN RAMZY World Wang Quanzhang, who took up sensitive cases, had been sentenced in China to four and a half years for “subversion of state power.” New York Times Political Prisoners, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Politics and Government April 5, 2020 at 06:19AM