Showing posts from May 11, 2020

Corrections: May 12, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. New York Times May 12, 2020 at 02:27AM

Quotation of the Day: Lesser Powers Link Up to Fill a Global Void

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Tuesday, May 12, 2020. New York Times May 12, 2020 at 02:27AM

Seen at a Genius bar

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Now Tom Pepper and Zhouqin Burnikel are just playing with us. New York Times Crossword Puzzles May 12, 2020 at 02:00AM

California’s Plan to Trace Travelers for Virus Faltered When Overwhelmed, Study Finds

By BY DAVID WALDSTEIN Health Identifying and tracing air passengers from high-risks countries is useful when begun early, a C.D.C. study found, but California’s effort came too late. New York Times your-feed-science, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines, Epidemics, Preventive Medicine, Airports May 12, 2020 at 02:00AM

Man Arrested in Notorious 1980s Killing of Gay American in Australia

By BY GERRY MULLANY World The killing of Scott Johnson drew attention to a rash of crimes in past decades in which gay men were targeted by gangs of young people. New York Times Hate Crimes, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Homosexuality and Bisexuality, Assaults May 12, 2020 at 01:54AM

Democrats Will Take Their First Step Toward a Virtual Convention

By BY REID J. EPSTEIN U.S. A vote by the party’s rules committee comes as officials hold out hope for some kind of in-person celebration in August, even as a large gathering appears increasingly unlikely because of the coronavirus. New York Times Democratic National Convention, Presidential Election of 2020, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 12, 2020 at 01:47AM

Arkansas Professor Is Accused of Hiding Chinese Funding

By BY MATT FARWELL AND KATIE BENNER U.S. The case was the latest example of the Justice Department’s efforts to combat Chinese influence on American campuses. New York Times Colleges and Universities, Research, United States Politics and Government, Espionage and Intelligence Services, Tax Evasion May 12, 2020 at 01:10AM

Indiana Attorney General Suspended by State Supreme Court in Groping Case

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. Curtis T. Hill Jr., a Republican, had his law license suspended for 30 days after the court found that he inappropriately touched four women at a party in 2018. New York Times Sexual Harassment, Attorneys General, Ethics and Official Misconduct, Suits and Litigation (Civil), Supreme Courts (State) May 12, 2020 at 12:37AM

Inmates Tried to Infect Themselves With Coronavirus, Los Angeles Sheriff Says

By BY THE NEW YORK TIMES U.S. The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Office released surveillance videos appearing to show inmates in one correctional center drinking from the same cup and breathing into a shared cloth mask. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Prisons and Prisoners May 12, 2020 at 12:35AM

We’re All Casualties of Trump’s War on Science

By BY MICHELLE GOLDBERG Opinion The administration kneecaps experts as the coronavirus rages. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), United States Politics and Government, Science and Technology, Epidemics, Vaccination and Immunization, Whistle-Blowers May 12, 2020 at 12:11AM

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

By BY PATRICK J. LYONS U.S. With states reopening without meeting safety criteria, a surge of new cases may be on the way before the autumn. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 11, 2020 at 11:58PM

App Shows Promise in Tracking New Coronavirus Cases, Study Finds

By BY ANDREW JACOBS Health The app, which allows people to record their symptoms, was remarkably effective in predicting infections. The most reliable indicators, researchers found, were loss of smell and taste. New York Times Mobile Applications, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Tests (Medical), Epidemics, Research, Medicine and Health, Smartphones, Smell (Olfaction), Taste May 11, 2020 at 11:56PM

Biden and D.N.C. Raised Over $60 Million in April

By BY KATIE GLUECK U.S. The substantial haul is likely to buoy Democrats who are worried about Joe Biden’s ability to compete financially with President Trump and the Republicans, who maintain a vast advantage. New York Times Campaign Finance, Presidential Election of 2020 May 11, 2020 at 11:42PM

White House Orders Staff to Wear Masks as Trump Misrepresents Testing Record

By BY MICHAEL D. SHEAR, MAGGIE HABERMAN AND LINDA QIU U.S. At a news conference, the president reiterated that he would not wear a mask himself and again exaggerated the availability of testing for the coronavirus. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Masks, White House Building (Washington, DC), Tests (Medical), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 11, 2020 at 11:38PM