Showing posts from May 24, 2020

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Adds Brazil to Travel Ban List

By Unknown Author World Officials cited growing cases in placing restrictions on Brazil. In the United States, President Trump golfed as the death toll neared 100,000. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 25, 2020 at 04:01AM

James Bond’s Car Comes to Life With Oil-Slick Sprayer, but No Ejector Seat

By BY JERRY GARRETT Business Aston Martin is re-creating the Bond DB5, as seen in “Goldfinger,” with all the (responsible) spy gear it could stuff into it. New York Times Antique and Classic Cars, Movies, Bond, James (Fictional Character), Automobiles May 25, 2020 at 04:01AM

‘Quite a Decent Shake’: Quake Interrupts Jacinda Ardern’s TV Interview

By BY DAMIEN CAVE World When the rattling from the magnitude-5.8 earthquake stopped, New Zealand’s prime minister continued the interview, seeming unruffled. New York Times Earthquakes, Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 25, 2020 at 03:49AM

‘Billions’ Season 5, Episode 4: Hometown Hero

By BY SEAN T. COLLINS Arts Bobby goes home to Yonkers to build support for a major development project. But did he ever really leave? New York Times Television May 25, 2020 at 02:00AM

Tiger vs. Phil (and Tom vs. Peyton) Turn Rivalry Into Laughs

By BY BILL PENNINGTON Sports Tiger Woods beat Phil Mickelson in a head-to-head rematch while their mortal-looking N.F.L. partners — Tom Brady and Peyton Manning — drew barbs and laughs. New York Times Golf May 25, 2020 at 01:58AM

U.S. Bans Flights From Brazil, Where Pandemic Is Raging

By BY LETÍCIA CASADO AND ANATOLY KURMANAEV World Brazil’s leader, a coronavirus skeptic, has mocked public health measures. Now, with deaths skyrocketing, his ally President Trump has closed the door. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines, Travel and Vacations, United States Politics and Government May 25, 2020 at 01:54AM

He Died at War. The Pandemic Gave Me Time to Grieve.

By BY KELSEY BAKER Magazine My partner, Diego Pongo, was killed in Iraq in March. More than two months later, the pandemic has paused everything, including his funeral. New York Times United States Defense and Military Forces, Dating and Relationships, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 25, 2020 at 01:00AM

Biden Can Beat Trump … if He Doesn’t Blow It

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion Joe being stuck at home during an election year may turn out to be a good thing. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Deaths (Fatalities), Black People, Epidemics May 25, 2020 at 12:20AM

The New Model Media Star Is Only Famous to You

By BY BEN SMITH Business With short videos and paid newsletters, everyone from superstars to half-forgotten former athletes and even journalists can, as one tech figure put it, “monetize individuality.” New York Times Media, Writing and Writers, Newsletters, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Freelancing, Self-Employment and Independent Contracting, Advertising and Marketing May 25, 2020 at 12:00AM

C.D.C. Warns of ‘Aggressive’ Rats Searching for Food During Shutdowns

By BY MARIEL PADILLA U.S. “They’re simply turning on each other” after being deprived of food and waste generated by restaurants that have closed during the pandemic, an expert said. New York Times Rats, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Rodents, Restaurants, Coronavirus Reopenings, Shutdowns (Institutional), Waste Materials and Disposal May 24, 2020 at 11:51PM

Trump Tweets and Golfs, but Makes No Mention of Virus’s Toll

By BY PETER BAKER U.S. Coronavirus deaths in the United States approached a staggering 100,000, a number the president once predicted would never be reached. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), United States Politics and Government, Deaths (Fatalities), Epidemics May 24, 2020 at 11:36PM

Florida Law Restricting Felon Voting Is Unconstitutional, Judge Rules

By BY PATRICIA MAZZEI U.S. A federal judge said the law would result in discrimination against felons who cannot afford to pay court fines and fees. New York Times Ex-Convicts, Race and Ethnicity, Decisions and Verdicts, Discrimination, Voting and Voters May 24, 2020 at 11:06PM

We’re Not Really Parenting. We’re Managing Parenthood in a Pandemic.

By BY JENNIFER SENIOR Opinion What ails us is more complicated than you think. New York Times Parenting, Quarantine (Life and Culture), Children and Childhood, Women and Girls, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 24, 2020 at 10:57PM

As Trump Pushes for Reopenings, Congregations Choose Safety Over Haste

By BY RICK ROJAS AND ELIZABETH DIAS U.S. Houses of worship are balancing the desire to reopen and worship together against the health consequences of moving too fast. New York Times Ministers (Protestant), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) May 24, 2020 at 10:40PM

Quotation of the Day: In the Fight to Be ‘Just Hong Kong,’ a Daunting New Salvo

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Sunday, May 24, 2020. New York Times May 24, 2020 at 05:52AM

Corrections: May 24, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Sunday, May 24, 2020. New York Times May 24, 2020 at 05:50AM