Showing posts from August 2, 2020

No Corrections: August 3, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections No corrections appeared in print on Monday, August 3, 2020. New York Times August 3, 2020 at 05:30AM

Quotation of the Day: Stretched by a Summer of Scourge, and Now a Storm

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Monday, August 3, 2020. New York Times August 3, 2020 at 05:22AM

Men’s Wearhouse Owner Files for Bankruptcy

By BY GILLIAN FRIEDMAN Business Tailored Brands, known for its clothing chains Men’s Wearhouse and JoS. A. Bank, struggled as the pandemic shut stores and consumer demand for office attire dropped. New York Times Shopping and Retail, Fashion and Apparel, Suits (Apparel), Bankruptcies August 3, 2020 at 05:07AM

What’s on TV Monday: ‘Immigration Nation’ and ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold’

By BY PETER LIBBEY Arts A six-part docu-series about the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is on Netflix. And a live-action adaptation of “Dora” arrives on Hulu. New York Times Movies, Television August 3, 2020 at 05:00AM

Your Monday Briefing

By BY ISABELLA KWAI Briefing Vaccine race, Donald Trump, SpaceX: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times August 3, 2020 at 03:31AM

There’s a Deal to Save TikTok — if Trump Doesn’t Mess It Up

By BY KARA SWISHER Opinion Microsoft wants to buy the Chinese app, and the administration needs to get out of the way. New York Times Social Media, United States Politics and Government August 3, 2020 at 02:53AM

Trump Pick for Pentagon Post Sidesteps Senate Ire for Different Defense Job

By BY ERIC SCHMITT U.S. A retired Army general whose inflammatory comments appeared to doom his nomination was tapped for a job that does not require Senate approval. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Defense and Military Forces August 3, 2020 at 02:04AM

‘Perry Mason’ Season 1, Episode 7: Resurrection Sunday

By BY SEAN T. COLLINS Arts As Perry gathers evidence, a clearer picture of Baby Charlie’s fate emerges. Meanwhile, the moment of truth arrives for Emily and Sister Alice. New York Times Television August 3, 2020 at 02:00AM

Private Boats Enter SpaceX Splashdown Area, Raising Concerns

By BY NEIL VIGDOR AND ALLYSON WALLER U.S. “We need to do a better job next time” of securing the area, the NASA administrator, Jim Bridenstine, said. New York Times Boats and Boating, Space and Astronomy August 3, 2020 at 01:15AM

Scientists Worry About Political Influence Over Coronavirus Vaccine Project

By BY SHARON LAFRANIERE, KATIE THOMAS, NOAH WEILAND, PETER BAKER AND ANNIE KARNI U.S. Operation Warp Speed has moved along at a rapid clip. But some people involved in the approval process fear pressure to deliver an October surprise for President Trump. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Drugs (Pharmaceuticals), Vaccination and Immunization, Clinical Trials, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Public-Private Sector Cooperation, Conflicts of Interest, Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Appointments and Executive Changes, Medicine and Health, Polls and Public Opinion August 3, 2020 at 12:13AM

Marathon Is Selling Speedway Gas Stations to 7-Eleven’s Parent for $21 Billion

By BY CLIFFORD KRAUSS Business The largest U.S. independent refining company will get cash, and 7-Eleven will add 4,000 convenience stores. New York Times Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline August 3, 2020 at 12:04AM

TikTok Ban? Creators and Fans Are Big Mad

By BY TAYLOR LORENZ Style The uncertainty over the future of the wildly popular video app has brought chaos to its user community — and to the entertainment and advertising industries as well. New York Times Social Media, Mobile Applications, United States Politics and Government, E-Commerce, your-feed-selfcare August 2, 2020 at 11:54PM

Trump Forecasts His Own Fraud

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion In the president’s world, he is never to blame for failure. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates, United States Politics and Government, Polls and Public Opinion, Postal Service and Post Offices August 2, 2020 at 11:53PM

Leon Fleisher, 92, Dies; Spellbinding Pianist With One Hand or Two

By BY ALLAN KOZINN Arts Unable to use his right hand, he performed pieces written for left hand only, conducted and taught. After 30 years, he made a triumphant two-handed comeback. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Classical Music August 2, 2020 at 11:43PM

Lord & Taylor Files for Bankruptcy as Retail Collapses Pile Up

By BY SAPNA MAHESHWARI Business The department store, which traces its roots to 1826, was struggling before the coronavirus hit. New York Times Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Bankruptcies, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) August 2, 2020 at 11:22PM

Microsoft Says It’ll Continue Pursuit of TikTok

By BY ANA SWANSON, MICHAEL CROWLEY AND MIKE ISAAC Business The announcement came as President Trump, who has threatened to ban the app, has expressed repeated concerns about TikTok and national security in recent weeks. New York Times Social Media August 2, 2020 at 11:06PM

The Sunday Read: ‘On Female Rage’

By Unknown Author Podcasts “I used to insist I didn’t get angry. Not anymore.” New York Times Women and Girls, Anger (Emotion) August 2, 2020 at 12:59PM

Conservative U.K. Lawmaker Is Arrested Over Rape Accusations

By BY BENJAMIN MUELLER World The arrest of the lawmaker, who has not been publicly identified, poses problems for the government of Prime Minister Boris Johnson. New York Times Politics and Government, Sex Crimes August 2, 2020 at 12:56PM

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Officials Seek Relief Package as Cases Rise

By Unknown Author World Florida, with over 7,000 virus deaths, now faces hurricane season as Tropical Storm Isaias threatens the East Coast. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) August 2, 2020 at 12:00PM

En El Salvador todos han negociado con las pandillas

By BY ÓSCAR MARTÍNEZ en Español Dialogar con las pandillas ha sido una realidad en el país: políticos de todos los colores lo han hecho por casi una década, pero solo unos cuantos han sido perseguidos por hacerlo. ¿Es una utopía transparentar esos pactos? New York Times Gangs August 2, 2020 at 12:00PM

Corrections: August 2, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Sunday, August 2, 2020. New York Times August 2, 2020 at 11:17AM

The Week in Business: Getting Rich Off the Pandemic

By BY CHARLOTTE COWLES Business Tech executives got grilled in Washington, but their wallets got the last laugh. New York Times United States Economy, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Unemployment August 2, 2020 at 11:00AM

Midwest, School Reopenings, Summer Gardens: Your Weekend Briefing

By BY REMY TUMIN AND ELIJAH WALKER Briefing Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories. New York Times August 2, 2020 at 10:08AM

Driving Across the Globe to Fight Child Trafficking

By BY MERCEDES LILIENTHAL Business Renée Brinkerhoff has been on a quest, on almost every continent, to use racing “as a platform to do something about” a global scourge. Next stop, Antarctica. New York Times Automobiles, Philanthropy, Children and Childhood, Human Trafficking, Child Abuse and Neglect, Automobile Racing August 2, 2020 at 10:00AM

Menos sexo, más audiencia: la pandemia reanima a las telenovelas mexicanas

By BY NATALIE KITROEFF en Español Desdeñados por ser muy anticuados para competir con las series transmitidas por internet, los melodramas televisivos recuperan a un público ansioso que busca entretenimiento familiar y reconfortante en tiempos de incertidumbre. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Soap Operas, Television August 2, 2020 at 09:49AM

Less Sex, More Viewers: Pandemic Boosts Mexico’s Flagging Telenovelas

By BY NATALIE KITROEFF World Dismissed as too old-fashioned to compete with streaming services, the melodramas have seen viewership surge as Mexicans seek the familiar in times of distress. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Soap Operas, Television August 2, 2020 at 09:10AM

Homes That Sold for Around $600,000

By BY C. J. HUGHES Real Estate Recent residential sales in New York City and the region. New York Times Real Estate and Housing (Residential) August 2, 2020 at 09:00AM

Florida’s Summer of Dread

By BY PATRICIA MAZZEI U.S. The coronavirus had entrenched itself in communities from Pensacola to Key West, killing more than 7,000 Floridians. Then came Tropical Storm Isaias. New York Times Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Weather, Summer (Season) August 2, 2020 at 09:00AM

It’s a Book. It’s a Podcast. It’s a Three-Act Play, in Your Ears.

By BY ELISABETH EGAN Books Jesse Eisenberg’s audio drama, “When You Finish Saving the World,” is coming to Audible ahead of a film adaptation with Julianne Moore. New York Times Books and Literature, Movies, Writing and Writers, Actors and Actresses August 2, 2020 at 09:00AM

Los algoritmos son los nuevos editores

By BY JORGE CARRIÓN en Español ¿Qué tienen en común Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Amazon, Weibo y Twitter? No son solo redes sociales o plataformas: son los grandes editores de nuestra realidad. New York Times Social Media August 2, 2020 at 09:00AM

¿Por qué me dejó ahí?

By BY KACEY VU SHAP en Español Un joven regresa al orfanato en Vietnam que había tratado de olvidar durante 25 años. New York Times Love (Emotion), Orphans and Orphanages, Adoptions August 2, 2020 at 09:00AM

Is the Subway Risky? It May Be Safer Than You Think

By BY CHRISTINA GOLDBAUM New York New studies in Europe and Asia suggest that riding public transportation is not a major source of transmission for the coronavirus. New York Times Transit Systems, Contact Tracing (Public Health), Subways, Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Commuting, Masks, Buses August 2, 2020 at 07:00AM

‘As I Started to Walk Away, the Second Man Reached Out His Hand’

By Unknown Author New York Giving directions, a noisy Chinatown dining room and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary. New York Times August 2, 2020 at 07:00AM