Showing posts from July 19, 2020

Europe Said It Was Pandemic-Ready. Pride Was Its Downfall.

By Unknown Author World The coronavirus exposed European countries’ misplaced confidence in faulty models, bureaucratic busywork and their own wealth. New York Times Politics and Government, Disease Rates, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Epidemics, Swine Influenza, Protective Clothing and Gear July 20, 2020 at 05:00AM

What’s on TV Monday: ‘Ip Man 4: The Finale’ and ‘Intervention’

By BY PETER LIBBEY Arts The final installment of Wilson Yip’s martial arts series arrives on Netflix. And a new season of “Intervention” begins on A&E. New York Times Movies, Television July 20, 2020 at 05:00AM

Your Monday Briefing

By BY ISABELLA KWAI Briefing European Union fund, Bulgaria protests, Mars mission: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times July 20, 2020 at 04:31AM

Husband and Son of Federal Judge Shot at New Jersey Home

By BY NEIL VIGDOR AND AIMEE ORTIZ New York Judge Esther Salas was home but not injured in the shooting at her residence in North Brunswick, according to an official. New York Times Federal Courts (US), Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides July 20, 2020 at 03:18AM

No Corrections: July 20, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections No corrections appeared in print on Monday, July 20, 2020. New York Times July 20, 2020 at 02:48AM

Quotation of the Day: Allies of Trump Start to Break Ranks on Virus

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Monday, July 20, 2020. New York Times July 20, 2020 at 02:47AM

‘Perry Mason’ Season 1, Episode 5 Recap: Leaps of Faith

By BY SEAN T. COLLINS Arts Emily Dodson puts her fate in Sister Alice’s hands — and in Perry’s. But Alice and Perry are taking major gambles, too. New York Times Television July 20, 2020 at 02:00AM

Jon Rahm’s Two New Attributes: Composure and a Top Ranking

By BY BILL PENNINGTON Sports With his win at the Memorial Tournament on Sunday, the previously petulant Rahm takes over the No. 1 world ranking. New York Times Golf July 20, 2020 at 01:37AM

Tracy McGrady and Jermaine O’Neal Have Been Talking. They’re Starting a Sports Agency.

By BY MARC STEIN Sports The former All-Stars, who both entered the N.B.A. straight from high school, hope to share their experiences in the league with potential clients entering the 2021 draft. New York Times Basketball, Agents (Business) July 20, 2020 at 01:30AM

An Ex-Times Reporter. An Ohio Wedding Provider. Covid Contrarians Go Viral.

By BY BEN SMITH Business Anger at lockdowns and mask mandates provides fertile ground for arguments about the best way to fight the virus. New York Times Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns, Masks, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), News and News Media, Social Media, Marijuana July 20, 2020 at 12:30AM

Top State Dept. Officials Enabled Misconduct by Pompeo, Whistle-Blower Said

By BY EDWARD WONG U.S. A newly public copy of the whistle-blower’s complaint says that top officials who were protecting the secretary of state blocked the whistle-blower from addressing the issue internally. New York Times Ethics and Official Misconduct, United States Politics and Government, Inspectors General, Whistle-Blowers July 19, 2020 at 11:57PM

From Antifa to Mothers in Helmets, Diverse Elements Fuel Portland Protests

By BY SERGIO OLMOS, RICK ROJAS AND MIKE BAKER U.S. Protesters have been in the streets for more than 50 consecutive days. Federal agents deployed to Portland have hardened their resolve to stay there. New York Times George Floyd Protests (2020), Antifa Movement (US), Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Police, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings July 19, 2020 at 11:32PM

Why a ‘Do No Harm’ General Election Strategy Could Work for Joe Biden

By BY ASTEAD W. HERNDON U.S. Mr. Biden is running a risk-averse campaign in states like Wisconsin, where a broad coalition of supporters is emerging. Even Republicans are noticing. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020 July 19, 2020 at 09:00AM

How Goya and Trump Made Beans a Political Statement

By BY FARAH STOCKMAN, KATE KELLY AND JENNIFER MEDINA U.S. The boycott and counter-boycott of Goya comes as the major political parties seek to energize Hispanic support ahead of the 2020 election. New York Times Race and Ethnicity, Hispanic-Americans, Presidential Election of 2020 July 19, 2020 at 09:00AM

During Coronavirus Lockdowns, Some Doctors Wondered: Where Are the Preemies?

By BY ELIZABETH PRESTON Health Hospitals in several countries saw dips in premature births, which could be a starting point for future research. New York Times Premature Babies, Research, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines, Birth Rates, your-feed-science July 19, 2020 at 09:00AM

Las cartas de los intelectuales en tiempos de Twitter

By BY JORGE CARRIÓN en Español ¿Cómo deberían expresar su opinión conjunta los integrantes de la élite cultural de hoy? No hay respuestas claras, pero al menos sí hay una certeza: en una misiva, con todo su anacronismo, no. New York Times Social Media July 19, 2020 at 09:00AM

Why Intellectuals Support Dictators

By BY BILL KELLER Books Anne Applebaum’s “Twilight of Democracy” examines the role of thinkers and writers who back modern authoritarians. New York Times Books and Literature, Politics and Government, Democracy (Theory and Philosophy) July 19, 2020 at 09:00AM

Un vistazo a la mente magnífica de mi hijo

By BY PAIGE MARTIN REYNOLDS en Español Nuestro hogar es un desastre de cosas extraviadas. Estoy agradecida por lo que esto —y el autismo de mi hijo— me ha enseñado. New York Times Love (Emotion), Autism, Parenting July 19, 2020 at 09:00AM

‘Demagogue’ Remembers a Vintage American Bully

By BY JOHN WILLIAMS Books Larry Tye talks about his new biography of Joseph McCarthy, the senator whose name is synonymous with reckless accusation and fear-mongering. New York Times Books and Literature, Writing and Writers, United States Politics and Government July 19, 2020 at 09:00AM

The Tokyo Olympics Will Open a Year From Now. Maybe.

By BY MATTHEW FUTTERMAN, MOTOKO RICH AND ANDREW KEH Sports Japan has largely controlled the coronavirus. Large parts of the rest of the world, especially the United States, have not. A year before the rescheduled Games, that is still a major problem. New York Times Olympic Games (2020), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) July 19, 2020 at 07:00AM

‘One Day While I Was Shopping at Macy’s, I Lost Track of the Time’

By Unknown Author New York Trying to get a straight answer, shoeless at Coney Island and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary. New York Times July 19, 2020 at 07:00AM