Showing posts from May 21, 2020

Your Friday Briefing

By BY VICTORIA SHANNON Briefing Hong Kong, Coronavirus Vaccine, Arms Control: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times May 22, 2020 at 03:58AM

As Tara Reade’s Expert Witness Credentials Are Questioned, So Are Verdicts

By BY LISA LERER, JIM RUTENBERG AND STEPHANIE SAUL U.S. Defense lawyers are reviewing cases in which Ms. Reade, the former Senate aide who has accused Joe Biden of sexual assault, gave expert testimony on domestic violence. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Witnesses, Perjury, Domestic Violence, Sexual Harassment May 22, 2020 at 02:11AM

Man on Zoom Call With 20 Others Is Killed by His Son, Police Say

By BY MATT STEVENS New York Several people on the Zoom video conference called 911, and the police arrested the son less than an hour later. New York Times Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides May 22, 2020 at 02:11AM

Si la vida fuera una película, se llamaría ‘Cerrado hasta nuevo aviso’

By BY DAN BARRY en Español Un paseo al aire libre puede ser un modo de distraerse del coronavirus…o de observar todo lo que se ha llevado. New York Times Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Anxiety and Stress May 22, 2020 at 02:00AM

Quotation of the Day: China Makes Move to Quash Dissent Inside Hong Kong

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Friday, May 22, 2020. New York Times May 22, 2020 at 01:56AM

Corrections: May 22, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Friday, May 22, 2020. New York Times May 22, 2020 at 01:55AM

The Climate ‘Hot 10 Songs’

By BY KENDRA PIERRE-LOUIS Climate A keen ear could hear the theme of global warming starting to swell in popular music all across the dial in the last two decades as global temperatures started to rise. New York Times Global Warming, Environment, Music, Culture (Arts) May 22, 2020 at 01:51AM

Island Shelters

By BY CAITLIN LOVINGER Crosswords & Games Hal Moore’s quirky Friday puzzle takes us on a trip. New York Times Crossword Puzzles, Gardens and Gardening May 22, 2020 at 01:40AM

China Abandons Growth Target for Year as Coronavirus Disrupts Economy

By BY KEITH BRADSHER AND CHRIS BUCKLEY Business The decision comes as China’s top leaders gathered in Beijing to set the country’s priorities for the coming year. New York Times Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Economic Conditions and Trends May 22, 2020 at 01:27AM


By Unknown Author Briefing thursday New York Times May 22, 2020 at 12:58AM

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

By BY PATRICK J. LYONS U.S. Quicker lockdowns would have headed off the worst exponential growth in cities like New York and New Orleans, researchers say. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 22, 2020 at 12:04AM

I’ve Been Sounding Taps Since My Ship Was Attacked in 1945

By BY JAKE NEVINS Magazine I played Taps for my fallen brothers-in-arms after a kamikaze pilot attacked our ship during World War II. I now play it every year on Memorial Day. New York Times World War II (1939-45), Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters, Memorial Day May 22, 2020 at 12:00AM

In Michigan Visit, Trump Forgoes Criticism and Talks About the Economy and the Flood

By BY ANNIE KARNI U.S. Touring a Ford plant, he donned a mask but then took it off because he “didn’t want to give the press the pleasure of seeing it.” New York Times United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Protective Clothing and Gear, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 21, 2020 at 11:50PM

How We Spend Tells Us Whose Lives Matter

By BY PAMELA SHIFMAN AND SALAMISHAH TILLET Opinion The next federal stimulus package has to reduce inequality, not make it worse. New York Times Women and Girls, Budgets and Budgeting, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020) May 21, 2020 at 11:40PM

Supreme Court Won’t Block Surgery for Transgender Inmate

By BY ADAM LIPTAK U.S. The prisoner, Adree Edmo, said Idaho’s failure to provide the procedure violated the Eighth Amendment’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment. New York Times Surgery and Surgeons, Eighth Amendment (US Constitution), Castration, Transgender and Transsexuals May 21, 2020 at 11:36PM

Your Advice for the Class of 2020

By BY LISA LERER U.S. We asked On Politics readers — alumni and new graduates — for guidance on navigating our politics. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government May 21, 2020 at 11:20PM

Prominent Scientists Denounce End to Coronavirus Grant

By BY JAMES GORMAN Health A group of 77 Nobel laureates wants the U.S. government to review a grant cancellation for research in China directly related to preventing pandemics. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), your-feed-science May 21, 2020 at 11:08PM