Showing posts from April 30, 2020

Locked Inside, We’re Like Whitman, Finding Joy in Smallness

By BY SERGIO GARCIA SANCHEZ Books Interpreting lines from “Leaves of Grass” about the beauty and wonder to be discovered in the minuscule and routine. New York Times Books and Literature May 1, 2020 at 05:04AM

Tennis Coming Back Slowly With Exhibition Matches

By BY CHRISTOPHER CLAREY Sports The small-scale events could create a road map to help the men’s and women’s tours return. New York Times Tennis, United States Open (Tennis), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 1, 2020 at 05:00AM

What’s on TV Friday: ‘Hollywood’ and ‘Prop Culture’

By BY GABE COHN Arts A soapy period drama from two creators of “Glee” debuts on Netflix. And a new series on Disney Plus showcases famous film props. New York Times Television, Movies May 1, 2020 at 05:00AM

Michigan Governor Reinstates State of Emergency as Protests Ramp Up

By BY JACEY FORTIN U.S. The governor’s moves were in response to the Republican-led Legislature’s refusal to extend the original emergency declaration. New York Times Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), State Legislatures, Quarantines, Executive Orders and Memorandums May 1, 2020 at 04:56AM

Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims Stuck at Sea in Refugee Crisis With ‘Zero Hope’

By BY HANNAH BEECH World At least three boats carrying Rohingya refugees have been adrift for more than two months. As of this week, rights groups that had been tracking the boats lost sight of them. New York Times Rohingya (Ethnic Group), Human Trafficking, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 1, 2020 at 04:39AM

Will New N.C.A.A. Rules Really Keep Agents and Boosters at Bay?

By BY BILLY WITZ Sports If college athletes are permitted to cash in on their fame, how can the N.C.A.A. forbid guidance from people who have long worked in the shadows? New York Times Football (College), Basketball (College), College Athletics, Amateur Athletics May 1, 2020 at 04:30AM

Anderson Cooper Announces Birth of His First Child

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. Wyatt Morgan Cooper, who is named after the newscaster’s late father, was delivered by a surrogate. New York Times Surrogate Motherhood, Television May 1, 2020 at 04:18AM

Your Friday Briefing

By BY VICTORIA SHANNON Briefing Coronavirus, E.C.B., Chinese lab: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times May 1, 2020 at 04:08AM

Coronavirus Live Updates: In China, Loosened Restrictions Lead to Travel Rush

By Unknown Author World After months of lockdowns and quarantine, people in China are scrambling to take advantage of newly relaxed rules. And around the world, some airlines say they will begin requiring passengers to wear masks on flights. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Airlines and Airplanes, Politics and Government May 1, 2020 at 04:01AM

Investors’ Confidence Lifts U.S. Stocks to Best Month Since 1987: Live Updates

By Unknown Author Business The latest on stock market and business news during the coronavirus outbreak. New York Times United States Economy, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Stocks and Bonds, Standard & Poor's 500-Stock Index May 1, 2020 at 04:01AM

Making Space in Marriage, Even as the Walls Close In

By BY DEBRA JO IMMERGUT Style She didn’t want to go to Burning Man (for all the reasons people don’t), but then there she was, dancing naked in the desert, and it was good. New York Times Love (Emotion), Marriages, Burning Man Festival, Deserts May 1, 2020 at 04:00AM

Quotation of the Day: Billions Slide Down Ladder That Took Decades to Climb

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Friday, May 1, 2020. New York Times May 1, 2020 at 02:55AM

Corrections: May 1, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Friday, May 1, 2020. New York Times May 1, 2020 at 02:54AM

Labs Across U.S. Join Federal Initiative to Study Coronavirus Genome

By BY SHERI FINK Science The project, announced by the C.D.C., will help trace patterns of transmission, investigative outbreaks and map how the virus is evolving, which can impact a cure. New York Times Genetics and Heredity, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Medicine and Health, Research, Epidemics, Vaccination and Immunization, Laboratories and Scientific Equipment May 1, 2020 at 02:30AM

Closing Number of a Musical

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Trenton Charlson raises the curtain on our solving weekend. New York Times Crossword Puzzles May 1, 2020 at 02:00AM

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

By BY PATRICK J. LYONS U.S. Public beaches have become a flashpoint as the U.S. begins to emerge from stay-at-home restrictions. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 1, 2020 at 01:18AM

In Place of Pomp and Circumstance: Oprah

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. Oprah Winfrey will give a virtual commencement address on Facebook next month for college and high school seniors across the United States. New York Times Commencement Speeches, Colleges and Universities, Computers and the Internet, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 1, 2020 at 12:55AM

Fiona Ex Machina

By BY WESLEY MORRIS AND JENNA WORTHAM Podcasts Fiona Apple blows our minds, again. New York Times May 1, 2020 at 12:13AM

Two Arrested in Killings of Transgender Women in Puerto Rico

By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON AND SANDRA E. GARCIA U.S. The police said they had classified the deaths as a hate crime after the women’s remains were found in a badly burned car last week. New York Times Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Hate Crimes May 1, 2020 at 12:05AM

Peter Hunt, Who Directed the Broadway Hit ‘1776,’ Dies at 81

By BY NEIL GENZLINGER Theater The musical about the founding fathers, his Broadway directorial debut, scored three Tonys. He was also a mainstay of the Williamstown Theater Festival. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Theater, Television, Williamstown Theater Festival April 30, 2020 at 11:56PM

Scrambling the Political Divide: ‘No Normal Recession’

By BY LISA LERER U.S. When a Republican senator shops a stimulus plan that has more common ground with a leading progressive. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Labor and Jobs, Layoffs and Job Reductions, United States Politics and Government, United States Economy, Conservatism (US Politics), Wages and Salaries, Small Business, Unemployment April 30, 2020 at 11:43PM

In a Crisis, True Leaders Stand Out

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion Swift action, compassion and trust in science mark the most effective responses to the coronavirus. New York Times Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Tests (Medical) April 30, 2020 at 11:42PM

Amazon Sells More, but Warns of Much Higher Costs Ahead

By BY KAREN WEISE Technology Jeff Bezos, the chief executive, said the company could spend up to $4 billion to handle the effects of Covid-19. New York Times E-Commerce, Computers and the Internet, Delivery Services, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Shopping and Retail, Company Reports April 30, 2020 at 10:50PM

Highways of Peru Swell with Families Fleeing Virus

By BY ROSA CHÁVEZ YACILA AND JULIE TURKEWITZ World Fear of the virus and job loss in cities are pushing many back to the countryside, reversing a decades-long trend of urban migration and raising alarm about a public health crisis in rural areas. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Migrant Labor (Agriculture), Labor and Jobs April 30, 2020 at 07:00AM

Late Night Isn’t Buying Pence’s Reason for Not Wearing a Mask

By BY TRISH BENDIX Arts The vice president said he wanted to look Mayo Clinic workers in the eye. More than one host noted that surgical masks cover the mouth. New York Times April 30, 2020 at 06:44AM