Showing posts from June 10, 2020

What Will Greetings Look Like in a Post-Coronavirus World?

By BY ALLIE VOLPE Smarter Living It might be a while before we can offer a hug or handshake. But that’s OK. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Touch (Sense), Anxiety and Stress June 11, 2020 at 02:31AM

While a Crowd Watches

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Peter Collins remembers his heroes. New York Times Crossword Puzzles June 11, 2020 at 02:00AM

Coachella and Stagecoach Canceled as Officials Fear Virus Resurgence

By BY JOE COSCARELLI Arts The popular music festivals in Southern California had been postponed in March, with hopes of being held in the fall. New York Times Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Pop and Rock Music, Rap and Hip-Hop June 11, 2020 at 01:39AM

The Civil Rights Act of 2020

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion Feel-good gestures from politicians and the police shift no power. Real change lies within a system overhaul. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Race and Ethnicity, Black People, Income Inequality, Civil Rights and Liberties June 11, 2020 at 12:49AM

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

By BY JONATHAN WOLFE AND LARA TAKENAGA U.S. Some countries with fast-spreading outbreaks are opening regardless. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) June 11, 2020 at 12:37AM

When It Works to ‘Defund the Police’

By BY NICHOLAS KRISTOF Opinion Understand, the plan isn’t to get rid of all cops. New York Times Police, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, George Floyd Protests (2020), Black Lives Matter Movement, Black People, Race and Ethnicity, Drug Abuse and Traffic, Discrimination, United States Politics and Government June 11, 2020 at 12:24AM

Trump Rejects Renaming Military Bases Named After Confederate Generals

By BY PETER BAKER AND HELENE COOPER U.S. By dismissing an idea under consideration by the Pentagon, the president positioned himself firmly against the movement to remove racist symbols and combat racism touched off by George Floyd’s death. New York Times Race and Ethnicity, George Floyd Protests (2020), United States Politics and Government, United States Defense and Military Forces, Civil War (US) (1861-65), Black Lives Matter Movement June 11, 2020 at 12:22AM

Corrections: June 11, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Thursday, June 11, 2020. New York Times June 11, 2020 at 12:21AM

Senator Grassley, Don’t Back Down

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion Congress is still owed answers about President Trump’s dismissal of inspectors general. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Appointments and Executive Changes, Inspectors General, George Floyd Protests (2020) June 11, 2020 at 12:19AM

Kamala Harris Is Done Explaining Racism

By BY LISA LERER U.S. The senator and vice-presidential prospect has a message for her white friends who are surprised about police brutality. New York Times George Floyd Protests (2020), Presidential Election of 2020 June 11, 2020 at 12:17AM

Trump Trembles: Mitt’s on the Move

By BY GAIL COLLINS Opinion Just remember that nothing counts if you don’t vote. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020 June 11, 2020 at 12:13AM

Tom Cotton’s Whitewashing

By BY KARA SWISHER Opinion A news organization is not a public square any more than Facebook or Twitter is. New York Times George Floyd Protests (2020), Social Media, Cyberharassment, Antifa Movement (US), Demonstrations, Protests and Riots June 11, 2020 at 12:10AM

PG&E Appoints a New Board as It Eyes Its Bankruptcy Exit

By BY IVAN PENN Business The governor of California required the troubled utility to replace its directors as a condition taking part in a new wildfire liability fund. New York Times Bankruptcies, Appointments and Executive Changes, Wildfires, Suits and Litigation (Civil), Politics and Government June 10, 2020 at 11:57PM

Over 60 New York Times Graphs for Students to Analyze

By BY THE LEARNING NETWORK The Learning Network A collection of graphs, maps and charts organized by topic and type from three years of “What’s Going On in This Graph?” New York Times June 10, 2020 at 11:46PM

Museums Collect Protest Signs to Preserve History in Real Time

By BY GRAHAM BOWLEY Arts Curators surveyed the area outside the White House on Wednesday for artifacts that will help record the emotional turmoil. New York Times Art, George Floyd Protests (2020), Museums, Black Lives Matter Movement June 10, 2020 at 11:45PM

Former Athletes File Sex Abuse Lawsuits Against U.S.A. Swimming

By BY JULIET MACUR Sports Six women claim the governing body for the sport tolerated the abuse of teens. New York Times Sex Crimes, Child Abuse and Neglect, Suits and Litigation (Civil), Swimming, Coaches and Managers June 10, 2020 at 11:45PM

Trump Demands CNN Retract a Poll, as OANN Teases a Rosier View

By BY MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM AND MAGGIE HABERMAN U.S. The president’s campaign urged CNN to apologize for a poll that showed him well behind Joe Biden. Soon after, One America News suggested a more favorable survey was on the way. New York Times Polls and Public Opinion, Presidential Election of 2020, News and News Media, Freedom of the Press, United States Politics and Government June 10, 2020 at 11:39PM

¿Cuándo planean volver a abrazar, subir a un avión y retomar otras actividades cotidianas 511 epidemiólogos?

By POR MARGOT SANGER-KATZ, CLAIRE CAIN MILLER AND QUOCTRUNG BUI en Español Incluso los expertos deben tomar decisiones personales sobre los riesgos que vale la pena correr en la era del coronavirus. Para algunos, la vida nunca volverá a ser la misma. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines, Coronavirus Reopenings, Epidemics, Medicine and Health June 10, 2020 at 11:35PM

Judge to ICE: Don’t Ambush Immigrants at New York Courthouses

By BY BENJAMIN WEISER New York For years, federal officers have been taking undocumented immigrants into custody when they come to state courts. A judge said the practice was illegal. New York Times Decisions and Verdicts, Illegal Immigration, Federal-State Relations (US) June 10, 2020 at 11:31PM

Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged and Projects Years of High Unemployment

By BY JEANNA SMIALEK AND ALAN RAPPEPORT Business Federal Reserve officials indicated they expected the economic recovery from the pandemic-induced recession to be a slow one, with rates near zero for years. New York Times United States Economy, Interest Rates, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Unemployment June 10, 2020 at 11:26PM

Drawing on Decades of Activism, Karen Bass Leads Democrats’ Policing Overhaul

By BY NICHOLAS FANDOS U.S. The California congresswoman, who heads the Congressional Black Caucus and was the first black speaker of a state legislature, has navigated internal divides to produce Democrats’ expansive bill. New York Times George Floyd Protests (2020), Black Lives Matter Movement, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, United States Politics and Government June 10, 2020 at 11:21PM

Modern Love Podcast: Lorraine Toussant Reads ‘Race Wasn’t an Issue to Him, Which Was an Issue to Me’

By Unknown Author Style This week, the Modern Love podcast revisits an essay about the need to acknowledge race in interracial relationships. New York Times Love (Emotion), Race and Ethnicity, Podcasts June 10, 2020 at 11:19PM

LeBron James and Other Stars Form a Voting Rights Group

By BY JONATHAN MARTIN U.S. “This is the time for us to finally make a difference,” the N.B.A. superstar said of the new group, which will aim to protect African-Americans’ voting rights. New York Times Voting and Voters, Voter Registration and Requirements, Black People, George Floyd Protests (2020), Elections, Discrimination June 10, 2020 at 11:12PM