Showing posts from May 2, 2020

What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Billions’ and ‘Westworld’

By BY SARA ARIDI Arts Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis return for the fifth run of Showtime’s drama, while the third season of HBO’s sci-fi series wraps up. New York Times Movies, Television May 3, 2020 at 05:00AM

George W. Bush Calls for End to Pandemic Partisanship

By BY PETER BAKER U.S. In a video posted online, the former president, who generally avoids speaking out on current affairs, urged Americans to “remember how small our differences are” in a time of crisis. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), United States Politics and Government, September 11 (2001) May 3, 2020 at 04:30AM

Quotation of the Day: As Last refuge for Homeless, Subway Is Risk

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Sunday, May 3, 2020. New York Times May 3, 2020 at 04:08AM

Coronavirus Live Updates: Pandemic Poses a New Challenge for Rome

By Unknown Author World Rome has survived floods, fire and conquest, but the coronavirus is testing the city’s spirit anew. The global race for a vaccine is taking on an intensity never before seen in medical research. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 3, 2020 at 04:02AM

North and South Korea Exchange Gunfire Across Demilitarized Zone

By BY GERRY MULLANY World The reports of gunfire came two days after the North’s leader, Kim Jong-un, reappeared in public after three weeks of absence and rumors about his health. New York Times May 3, 2020 at 02:59AM

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By Unknown Author Briefing llate update New York Times May 3, 2020 at 02:24AM

Sam Lloyd, ‘Scrubs’ Actor, Dies at 56

By BY DERRICK BRYSON TAYLOR AND AIMEE ORTIZ Arts Mr. Lloyd appeared in dozens of television shows and films in his career, including “Seinfeld,” “Modern Family” and “The West Wing.” New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Actors and Actresses, Television May 3, 2020 at 01:15AM

Anti-Vaccination Activists Are Growing Force at Virus Protests

By BY NICHOLAS BOGEL-BURROUGHS U.S. Public health experts fear that their messaging could further harm the country’s response to the pandemic. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Vaccination and Immunization, Politics and Government, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, State Legislatures May 3, 2020 at 01:06AM

Hotel Group Will Return Tens of Millions in Small Business Loans

By BY JEANNA SMIALEK Business Ashford Inc., which has come under scrutiny after receiving at least $70 million in Paycheck Protection Program loans, said on Saturday that it would return the money. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020), Hotels and Travel Lodgings May 3, 2020 at 01:05AM

N.F.L. Players Union Will Review Disability Benefits

By BY KEN BELSON Sports Under the collective bargaining agreement ratified in March, more than 400 retired players are set to see reductions to their monthly benefits. New York Times Disability Insurance, Football, Organized Labor May 2, 2020 at 11:44PM

A Delayed Yes From Each of Them

By BY NINA REYES Fashion The couple met in 2016 in Bedford Hills, N.Y., on a Thanksgiving weekend, and married in Quebec, Canada, in April. New York Times Weddings and Engagements May 2, 2020 at 09:00AM

A Wedding Under the St. Louis Arch

By BY NINA REYES Fashion Sean Gottlieb and Matthew Kerns met, fell in love, intended to marry in New Orleans. And then the coronavirus made them think very soberly about their options. New York Times Weddings and Engagements May 2, 2020 at 09:00AM

French Muslims Face a Cruel Coronavirus Shortage: Burial Grounds

By BY CONSTANT MÉHEUT World For many immigrant families, the pandemic has halted the tradition of repatriating bodies to their country of origin, and finding a plot in France has become ever more difficult. New York Times Cemeteries, Muslims and Islam, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Middle East and Africa Migrant Crisis, Deaths (Fatalities) May 2, 2020 at 07:42AM

Track Where Your Money Goes

By BY DEVI LOCKWOOD Smarter Living First step, actually open up those bank and credit card statements. New York Times Banking and Financial Institutions, Personal Finances, Savings May 2, 2020 at 07:00AM