Showing posts from May 6, 2020

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.N. Appeals for Billions More to Fight Humanitarian Crisis

By Unknown Author World The United Nations tripled the size of its humanitarian aid appeal, citing a global food shortage created by the virus. And Italy, the first country in Europe to impose a nationwide lockdown, has become a test case for the challenges of reopening businesses and schools. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 7, 2020 at 04:04AM

N.H.L. Condemns Misogynistic Remarks by 2 Players on Social Media

By BY ANDREW KNOLL Sports The Washington Capitals forward Brendan Leipsic and the Florida Panthers prospect Jack Rodewald were part of a group chat that was apparently hacked. New York Times Discrimination, Women and Girls May 7, 2020 at 04:03AM

Gas Leak in India at LG Factory Sickens Hundreds

By BY MARIA ABI-HABIB World An apparent gas leak at a factory owned by South Korea’s LG Corp. in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh has left at least 3 dead and 1,000 ill. New York Times Hazardous and Toxic Substances, Factories and Manufacturing, Accidents and Safety May 7, 2020 at 04:01AM

Stock Markets in Asia Fall as Investors Await Payroll Data: 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), Standard & Poor's 500-Stock Index, Stocks and Bonds May 7, 2020 at 04:01AM

Baseball From Korea: A Filling Breakfast for Bereft Fans

By BY TYLER KEPNER Sports The early-morning ESPN telecasts of Korea Baseball Organization games are a reminder of the sport's long-treasured constancy and of what its absence has meant this spring. New York Times Baseball, Television, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 7, 2020 at 04:00AM

Brett Favre to Repay $1.1 Million for Speeches He Didn’t Make, Auditor Says

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. The Hall of Fame quarterback was the unknowing recipient of money intended to help needy families in his home state, Mississippi, officials said. New York Times Football, Embezzlement May 7, 2020 at 03:46AM

Recession, Germany, U.S. Hunger: Your Thursday Briefing

By BY VICTORIA SHANNON Briefing Here’s what you need to know. New York Times May 7, 2020 at 03:20AM

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By Unknown Author Books wednesday night New York Times May 7, 2020 at 03:10AM

The Killing of Ahmaud Arbery

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion Another black man falsely assumed to be a criminal is dead. New York Times Black People, Race and Ethnicity, Vigilantes, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Self-Defense May 7, 2020 at 02:16AM

Quotation of the Day: For American Samoa, Opting to Slam Shut Its Doors Has Worked

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Thursday, May 7, 2020. New York Times May 7, 2020 at 02:10AM

Playing Things Low-Key

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Bruce Haight and Peter A. Collins turn things around. New York Times Crossword Puzzles May 7, 2020 at 02:00AM

Trump Vetoes Measure Demanding Congressional Approval for Iran Conflict

By BY MICHAEL CROWLEY U.S. The president said the resolution was an “insulting” move to limit his powers as commander in chief. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Vetoes (US), United States Defense and Military Forces, United States International Relations, War and Emergency Powers (US) May 7, 2020 at 01:42AM

The European Union Is Facing Its Worst Recession Ever. Watch Out, World.

By BY MATINA STEVIS-GRIDNEFF AND JACK EWING Business New forecasts predict a 7.4 percent economic collapse and risks of even worse decline if the reopening triggers a second virus wave. New York Times Recession and Depression, Euro (Currency), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Economic Conditions and Trends May 6, 2020 at 10:38PM

Corrections: May 7, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Thursday, May 7, 2020. New York Times May 7, 2020 at 12:26AM

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

By BY PATRICK J. LYONS U.S. People who have recovered from Covid-19 describe what it really feels like to endure the disease. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 7, 2020 at 12:04AM

Trump’s New Message: Time to Move On to the Recovery

By BY PETER BAKER U.S. The president’s cure-can’t-be-worse-than-the-disease logic is clear: As bad as the virus may be, the cost of the virtual national lockdown has grown too high. New York Times Deaths (Fatalities), United States Politics and Government, United States Economy, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Epidemics May 7, 2020 at 12:02AM

Lots to Lose on a Cruise

By BY GAIL COLLINS Opinion What happens when voyages go viral. New York Times Cruises, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), United States Politics and Government May 6, 2020 at 11:57PM

‘I’m Sure for American Women, This Is Frustrating’

By BY LISA LERER U.S. We spoke to the chief executive of Time’s Up about Joe Biden, Tara Reade and what this moment says about how the country thinks about sexual misconduct. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, #MeToo Movement, Sexual Harassment, Women and Girls May 6, 2020 at 11:44PM

The Virus Is Winning

By BY NICHOLAS KRISTOF Opinion Magical thinking won’t protect us. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Tests (Medical), Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020), States (US), Vaccination and Immunization, Epidemics, Sewers and Sewage May 6, 2020 at 11:41PM

Coronavirus Task Force Gets Its ‘Mission Accomplished’ Moment

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion The White House shifts focus from public health to economics. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), United States Politics and Government, Quarantines, Epidemics May 6, 2020 at 11:38PM

Gen. Frederick Kroesen, 97, Dies; Survived a Terrorist Attack

By BY RICHARD GOLDSTEIN U.S. The commander of troops in Europe, he had faced enemy fire in three wars before emerging with only cuts from a rocket attack by radical West German leftists in 1981. New York Times United States Defense and Military Forces, Terrorism, Assassinations and Attempted Assassinations, Deaths (Obituaries) May 6, 2020 at 11:37PM

Italy Is Reopening but Its Schools Aren’t. What’s a Parent to Do?

By BY ELISABETTA POVOLEDO World Millions of Italians went back to the office this week. But with schools and day care closed and grandparents at risk, many feel the coronavirus has upended their futures as working parents. New York Times Children and Childhood, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Women and Girls, Parenting, Telecommuting, Child Care May 6, 2020 at 11:34PM

SpaceX Plans Sunshades to Save Night Skies From Starlink Satellites

By BY SHANNON HALL Science Some astronomers who have criticized the company’s orbital internet constellation were encouraged by the measures it announced. New York Times Space and Astronomy, Satellites, Science and Technology, Private Spaceflight, Telescopes and Observatories, Research, Computers and the Internet, Stars and Galaxies May 6, 2020 at 11:32PM