Showing posts from May 12, 2020

Corrections: May 13, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. New York Times May 13, 2020 at 02:46AM

Quotation of the Day: An Ecosystem Under Threat in Manhattan

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Wednesday, May 13, 2020. New York Times May 13, 2020 at 02:45AM

Ocasio-Cortez Commits Re-election Gaffe, Losing a Progressive Ballot Line

By BY JEFFERY C. MAYS New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed 15 signatures to secure a Working Families Party ballot spot, but a court challenge left her short of the mark. New York Times Primaries and Caucuses, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Elections, House of Representatives, United States Politics and Government May 13, 2020 at 02:35AM

Tom Tiffany Wins House Race for Republicans in Wisconsin

By BY REID J. EPSTEIN AND JENNIFER MEDINA U.S. Mr. Tiffany, a Republican state senator, won a special election to fill a House seat in the state’s rural north. Another House election was also held in California. New York Times Elections, House of Representatives, Presidential Election of 2020, Absentee Voting, United States Politics and Government May 13, 2020 at 02:11AM

Succeed at All of Life’s Endeavors

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Benjamin Kramer returns to turn a page. New York Times Crossword Puzzles May 13, 2020 at 02:00AM

Judge Hesitates to Accept Justice Dept. Move to Drop Flynn Charge

By BY SHARON LAFRANIERE U.S. Law enforcement officials’ abrupt decision to end the case drew accusations from former colleagues that they had undermined the rule of law. New York Times Decisions and Verdicts, United States Politics and Government May 13, 2020 at 01:16AM

Carolyn Reidy, the Head of Simon & Schuster, Is Dead at 71

By BY CONCEPCIÓN DE LEÓN Books Taking the helm in 2008, she steered the publishing house, one of the Big Five, through a deep recession and a digital revolution. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Book Trade and Publishing, Books and Literature May 13, 2020 at 12:14AM

Coronavirus Ravaged a Choir. But It Didn’t Spread Further.

By BY DAVID WALDSTEIN Health One sick singer attended choir practice, infecting 53 others, two of whom died. A study released by the C.D.C. shows that self-isolation and tracing efforts helped contain the outbreak. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines, Music May 13, 2020 at 12:09AM

Trump Is Courting Black Voters. His Failures on the Virus Are a Problem.

By BY MAGGIE HABERMAN AND ANNIE KARNI U.S. The president has only fleetingly addressed the pandemic’s outsize impact on black Americans, and made no apparent effort to aggressively tackle the racial disparities. New York Times Black People, Voting and Voters, Presidential Election of 2020, Race and Ethnicity, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 12, 2020 at 11:40PM

Employers Can Let Workers Change Health Plans Without Waiting

By BY MARGOT SANGER-KATZ AND RON LIEBER Business The I.R.S. is giving companies flexibility to allow those decisions, and on pretax accounts for medical expenses and child care, outside an enrollment period. New York Times Health Insurance and Managed Care, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 12, 2020 at 11:38PM

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

By BY PATRICK J. LYONS U.S. Top U.S. health officials testified before Congress and warned that the country was a long way from containing the outbreak. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 12, 2020 at 11:36PM

A Spaniel, a Mute Button and Profound Matters of State

By BY PETER BAKER U.S. American democracy in the coronavirus era has gone digital or at least more distant, however fitfully and incompletely, as all three branches of government struggle to adapt to a new reality. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), White House Building (Washington, DC), United States Politics and Government, Quarantine (Life and Culture), Epidemics, Telecommuting May 12, 2020 at 11:29PM