Showing posts from May 3, 2020

Word + Quiz: creche

By BY THE LEARNING NETWORK The Learning Network This word has appeared in four articles on in the past year. New York Times May 4, 2020 at 06:00AM

The U.K. Needs a Real Government, Not Boris Johnson’s Puppet Cabinet

By BY JENNI RUSSELL Opinion This prime minister has set his government up to fail. We can’t afford that right now. New York Times Appointments and Executive Changes, Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit) May 4, 2020 at 05:00AM

What’s on TV Monday: ‘My Brilliant Friend’ and ‘Cane River’

By BY PETER LIBBEY Arts The season finale of HBO’s Elena Ferrante adaptation. And Horace B. Jenkins’s recently rediscovered film makes its streaming debut. New York Times Television, Movies May 4, 2020 at 05:00AM

Asian Markets Down as Tension Rises Between U.S. and China: Live Updates

By Unknown Author Business The latest on stock market and business news during the coronavirus outbreak. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Economic Conditions and Trends, United States Economy, Stocks and Bonds, Standard & Poor's 500-Stock Index May 4, 2020 at 04:20AM

Coronavirus Live Updates: Pompeo Blames Outbreak on Chinese Research Lab

By Unknown Author World Secretary of State Mike Pompeo doubled down on President Trump’s assertions about the origins of the virus. And there are fears that thousands of Palestinians working in Israel could bring the virus home with them. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Palestinians May 4, 2020 at 04:02AM

Your Monday Briefing

By BY ISABELLA KWAI Briefing Coronavirus, Italy, China: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times May 4, 2020 at 03:48AM

Corrections: May 4, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Monday, May 4, 2020. New York Times May 4, 2020 at 03:17AM

Quotation of the Day: For New York’s Therapists, Steering Relentless Waves of External and Internal Angst

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Monday, May 4, 2020. New York Times May 4, 2020 at 03:16AM

Rap Soundtracks the Michael Jordan Doc. The N.B.A. Wasn’t Always That Way.

By BY JEREMY GORDON Arts “The Last Dance,” the ESPN series about his final season with the Bulls, is interwoven with classic hip-hop that presented some legal hurdles. But Jordan, and the league, weren’t always fans. New York Times Rap and Hip-Hop, Basketball, Documentary Films and Programs, Television May 4, 2020 at 03:00AM

‘Billions’ Season 5 Premiere Recap: Chopping Heads

By BY SEAN T. COLLINS Arts Chuck scrambles to save his family as Bobby and Wags look to cut down a charismatic new threat. New York Times Television May 4, 2020 at 02:00AM

Covid-19’s Race and Class Warfare

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion This crisis is exposing the savagery of American democracy. New York Times Race and Ethnicity, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Black People, Income Inequality, Wages and Salaries, Polls and Public Opinion, Shutdowns (Institutional), Minorities, Labor and Jobs, Epidemics, Income May 4, 2020 at 12:04AM

How a New Breed of Union Activists Is Changing the Rules (and Newsrooms)

By BY BEN SMITH Business A new generation is making gains on everything from layoff protections to gender neutral pronouns. Can they bring that same energy to saving the industry? New York Times Organized Labor, News and News Media, Labor and Jobs, Newspapers May 4, 2020 at 12:00AM

Masks Become a Flash Point in the Virus Culture Wars

By BY RICK ROJAS U.S. As people resume going out in public in the middle of a pandemic, to wear or not to wear a face mask has become a personal statement and sometimes a political one. New York Times Masks, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 3, 2020 at 11:32PM

Leaders Are Crying on the Job. Maybe That’s a Good Thing.

By BY JESSICA BENNETT U.S. Politicians. Chief executives. Newscasters. In the pandemic, the old rules of who is allowed to cry in public are changing. New York Times Crying, Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Gender May 3, 2020 at 11:23PM

The Covid-19 Riddle: Why Does the Virus Wallop Some Places and Spare Others?

By BY HANNAH BEECH, ALISSA J. RUBIN, ANATOLY KURMANAEV AND RUTH MACLEAN World Experts are trying to figure out why the coronavirus is so capricious. The answers could determine how to best protect ourselves and how long we have to. New York Times Quarantines, Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Epidemics, Genetics and Heredity May 3, 2020 at 09:00AM

I Bought a Car From Northern Italy as the Pandemic Took Hold

By BY ROB SASS Business The little blue coupe’s journey shows how ordinary things played out in extraordinary circumstances. New York Times Antique and Classic Cars, International Trade and World Market, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines May 3, 2020 at 09:00AM

No me beses todavía

By BY EZEQUIEL BORGES en Español ¿Te imaginas cómo será el día en que salgamos a la calle sin máscaras y sin guantes? New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Poetry and Poets May 3, 2020 at 09:00AM

Trump Nominee Is Among Judges Opposed to Banning Membership in Conservative Group

By BY REBECCA R. RUIZ AND BEN PROTESS U.S. Judge Justin Walker joined a bevy of judges, many appointees of the president, in railing against an ethics proposal on the Federalist Society. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Federal Courts (US), Conservatism (US Politics) May 3, 2020 at 09:00AM

One of Amazon’s Most Powerful Critics Lives in Its Backyard

By BY DAVID MCCABE Technology Representative Pramila Jayapal of Washington tried to keep her concerns about the company private. Now she’s going public. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Workplace Hazards and Violations, Labor and Jobs, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 3, 2020 at 09:00AM

Percival Everett Has a Book or Three Coming Out

By BY JAMES YEH Books “Telephone,” a novel whose multiple versions were originally intended as a secret before the coronavirus pandemic, is the latest from a rule-breaking writer. New York Times Books and Literature, Writing and Writers May 3, 2020 at 09:00AM

The Coronavirus Becomes a Battle Cry for U.S. Extremists

By BY NEIL MACFARQUHAR U.S. White supremacists seek to stoke the fear and disruption caused by the pandemic to push their agenda and to recruit. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Fringe Groups and Movements, Neo Nazi Groups May 3, 2020 at 09:00AM

These Are the Bedside Concerts Comforting Virus Patients

By BY BENJAMIN WEISER New York An I.C.U. doctor felt despair at how little could be done for the sick. Soon, she had musicians playing over the phone in hospital rooms. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Hospitals, Classical Music May 3, 2020 at 09:00AM

Concert for One: I.C.U. Doctor Brings Classical Music to Coronavirus Patients

By BY SARAH KERR, NOAH THROOP AND AARON BYRD New York Dr. Rachel Easterwood, a professionally trained musician-turned-physician, has found a unique way to help her patients with Covid-19 — live classical music concerts. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Music, Hospitals, Doctors May 3, 2020 at 09:00AM

Andy Warhol, Superstar

By BY LUC SANTE Books Blake Gopnik’s mammoth biography traces the life and career of the original King of Pop. New York Times Books and Literature, Art, Movies May 3, 2020 at 09:00AM

As Putin Dallies, Russia’s Small Businesses Are Withering Away

By BY IVAN NECHEPURENKO World The Russian president, who seems to share the traditional Soviet view of entrepreneurs as “swindlers,” is doing little to help them through a coronavirus lockdown. New York Times Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Small Business May 3, 2020 at 08:44AM

One Bright Thing: Reader Edition

By BY MARK SHIMABUKURO Reader Center After 18 of our writers shared a silver lining during the pandemic, more than 300 people sent in submissions of their own luminous moments. Here’s a selection. New York Times Families and Family Life, Shutdowns (Institutional), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Love (Emotion), Children and Childhood, Poetry and Poets, Badminton, Quarantines May 3, 2020 at 08:00AM

‘As I Came Up the Stairs to Street Level, I Spied a Shining Lincoln Head’

By Unknown Author New York A lucky penny in Midtown, navigating slushy streets and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary. New York Times May 3, 2020 at 07:00AM