Showing posts from July 4, 2020

What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Ganja & Hess’ and ‘Outcry’

By BY LAUREN MESSMAN Arts Revisit Bill Gunn’s low-budget vampire horror film, and catch Showtime’s new investigative mini-series. New York Times Television, Movies July 5, 2020 at 05:00AM

Corrections: July 5, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Sunday, July 5, 2020. New York Times July 5, 2020 at 03:48AM

Quotation of the Day: Chilling Words for Renters: ‘Be Out by Tomorrow’

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Sunday, July 5, 2020. New York Times July 5, 2020 at 03:42AM

Kansas Governor Criticizes G.O.P. Official’s Cartoon Comparing Mask Order to Holocaust

By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON U.S. The cartoon, which shows Gov. Laura Kelly wearing a Star of David mask as people are loaded into a cattle car, was posted Friday on the Facebook page of a newspaper owned by a Republican county chairman. New York Times Masks, Newspapers, Cartoons and Cartoonists July 5, 2020 at 12:47AM

239 Experts With 1 Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne

By BY APOORVA MANDAVILLI Health The W.H.O. has resisted mounting evidence that viral particles floating indoors are infectious, some scientists say. The agency maintains the research is still inconclusive. New York Times Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Masks, Protective Clothing and Gear, Workplace Environment, your-feed-science, Coronavirus Reopenings, Buildings (Structures), Disease Rates July 4, 2020 at 11:44PM

DNA Linked to Covid-19 Was Inherited From Neanderthals, Study Finds

By BY CARL ZIMMER Health The stretch of six genes seems to increase the risk of severe illness from the coronavirus. New York Times your-feed-science, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Genetics and Heredity, Neanderthal Man, DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) July 4, 2020 at 11:43PM

Fourth of July Celebrations Dulled by Soaring Coronavirus Cases

By BY NICHOLAS BOGEL-BURROUGHS U.S. Many Americans, fearful of the virus, stayed at home and held muted celebrations, although some went on undeterred. New York Times Independence Day (US) (July 4), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Fireworks, George Floyd Protests (2020), Black Lives Matter Movement, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Beaches, Parades July 4, 2020 at 11:34PM


By Unknown Author World Coronavirus New York Times July 4, 2020 at 11:25PM

Caribbean, Struggling in the Pandemic, Braces for Hurricane Season

By BY KIRK SEMPLE World Scientists predict this hurricane season will be severe. But countries in the region, with economies burdened by the pandemic and the devastation of past hurricanes, have not been able to fully prepare. New York Times Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, Hurricane Dorian (2019), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) July 4, 2020 at 09:00AM

How the Republican Convention Created Money Woes in Two Cities

By BY ANNIE KARNI, REBECCA R. RUIZ AND KENNETH P. VOGEL U.S. Donors are wondering why they gave to a Charlotte event that has mostly been scrapped. And Jacksonville fund-raisers find money is on hold because of concerns about the surge in virus cases. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Republican National Convention, United States Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Coronavirus Reopenings July 4, 2020 at 09:00AM

Where You Can See the Stars of ‘Hamilton’ Now

By BY NANCY COLEMAN Movies Since their time in the Broadway show, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. and company have gone on to movies, TV and theater. New York Times Movies, Television, Theater July 4, 2020 at 09:00AM

Life on the Vice-Presidential Short List

By BY SYDNEY EMBER U.S. It’s exciting. It can also feel like a colonoscopy. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Vice Presidents and Vice Presidency (US), United States Politics and Government, Presidential Elections (US) July 4, 2020 at 09:00AM

Soledad O’Brien: A MeToo Moment for Journalists of Color

By BY SOLEDAD O’BRIEN Opinion We’re finally feeling empowered to speak openly about racism in the newsroom. New York Times News and News Media, Race and Ethnicity, Discrimination, Minorities, Social Media, Workplace Environment July 4, 2020 at 09:00AM

The Anthem Debate Is Back. But Now It’s Standing That’s Polarizing.

By BY JOHN BRANCH Sports As games return and dozens of players drop to one knee, leagues that once tried to tiptoe around the issue won’t be able to avoid it. New York Times United States National Anthem Protests (2016- ) July 4, 2020 at 09:00AM

If a Zoom Wedding Isn’t for You, Here’s How to Plan For Later

By BY LAUREN MCCARTHY Fashion Just got engaged? Here are a few tips from industry experts on how to plan an in-person wedding celebration next year. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Coronavirus Reopenings, Weddings and Engagements July 4, 2020 at 09:00AM

Your Weekend Briefing: Halfway Through 2020

By BY REMY TUMIN AND DAVID SCULL Briefing January feels like a decade ago. Here’s what you may have forgotten. New York Times July 4, 2020 at 09:00AM

Newt Gingrich and the Dawn of a Toxic Political Era

By BY JENNIFER SZALAI Books In “Burning Down the House,” Julian Zelizer shows how Gingrich was able to exploit the profound developments since Watergate to his lasting advantage. New York Times Books and Literature, United States Politics and Government July 4, 2020 at 09:00AM

Interpreting More Than Words for a Baseball Star

By BY ANDREW KEH Sports At one point, Bryan Lee, the interpreter for the Toronto Blue Jays ace Hyun-jin Ryu, was not cutting his hair or changing his T-shirt, to be in sync with the pitcher. New York Times Baseball July 4, 2020 at 07:00AM

This Year’s Summer Campground: Our Bedrooms and Living Rooms

By BY NELLIE BOWLES Technology Summer camp in the pandemic looks just like a screen. But what happens when kids run away from the computer? New York Times Camps and Camping, Soccer, Computers and the Internet, Children and Childhood, Videophones and Videoconferencing, Parenting, Yoga, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantine (Life and Culture) July 4, 2020 at 07:00AM

How’s Your Quarantine? If No One’s Banging Gongs, Count Your Blessings

By BY CHOE SANG-HUN World At one South Korean hotel, hundreds of quarantined foreigners are enduring noisy daily protests from local residents, who want them out. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines July 4, 2020 at 05:59AM