Showing posts from August 15, 2020

What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Lovecraft Country’ and ‘Paris, Texas’

By BY LAUREN MESSMAN Arts Catch Misha Green’s horror series set in the Jim Crow North, and revisit a classic American road trip movie. New York Times Television, Movies August 16, 2020 at 05:00AM


By Unknown Author Briefing Saturday New York Times August 16, 2020 at 04:09AM

Japan’s Been Proudly Pacifist for 75 Years. A Missile Proposal Challenges That.

By BY MOTOKO RICH World While acquiring weapons to counter countries like North Korea and China would be unremarkable for most world powers, in Japan it is reviving a politically sensitive debate. New York Times Defense and Military Forces, United States Defense and Military Forces, United States International Relations, Missiles and Missile Defense Systems August 16, 2020 at 04:01AM

Corrections: Aug. 16, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections appearing in print on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020. New York Times August 16, 2020 at 03:49AM

Quotation of the Day: Nature Delivers a Blow to a Region Already Bleeding

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Sunday, August 16, 2020. New York Times August 16, 2020 at 03:08AM

Trump Says He’ll Look Into a Pardon for Edward Snowden

By BY AISHVARYA KAVI U.S. The remarks seemed to be a shift for President Trump, who repeatedly called Mr. Snowden a “traitor” and “spy who should be executed” in the years before his election. New York Times United States Politics and Government August 16, 2020 at 02:39AM

Robert S. Trump, the President’s Younger Brother, Dies at 71

By BY ANNIE KARNI U.S. A loyal spokesman for the family, he shunned the spotlight and had “zero sense of entitlement.” New York Times Deaths (Obituaries) August 16, 2020 at 02:31AM

Tribute in Lights Will Shine After All, Officials Say

By BY AIMEE ORTIZ New York The National September 11 Memorial & Museum had said the display would have to be canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. New York Times World Trade Center (Manhattan, NY), September 11 (2001), Museums, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) August 16, 2020 at 12:25AM

Trump tries to pin Postal Service funding woes on Democrats, as Pelosi eyes emergency action.

By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON AND EMILY COCHRANE U.S. New York Times August 15, 2020 at 10:43PM

Damian Lillard Gets Help Moving Portland Out of the Yacht Club

By BY MARC STEIN Sports With a fourth quarter scoring run propelled by CJ McCollum and Carmelo Anthony, Portland earned a spot in the first round of the N.B.A. playoffs. They will face LeBron James’s Lakers. New York Times Basketball, Quarantine (Life and Culture) August 15, 2020 at 11:46PM

Georgia Trooper Is Charged in Fatal Shooting of Black Driver

By BY ALLYSON WALLER U.S. The trooper, who is white, was fired and charged with murder a week after the killing, which happened after the driver had been pulled over for having a broken taillight, the authorities said. New York Times George Floyd Protests (2020), Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Black People August 15, 2020 at 11:39PM

Kamala Harris Changes the Race While Trump Tells on Himself

By BY ANNIE KARNI AND ASTEAD W. HERNDON U.S. There were surprises this week that weren’t entirely shocking: Ms. Harris joined Joe Biden’s ticket and President Trump resurrected birtherism. Here’s what to make of the last week in politics. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020 August 15, 2020 at 09:00AM

Doris Lessing’s ‘Golden Notebook’ and Our Era of Unrest

By BY KARAN MAHAJAN Books Lessing’s 1962 novel is far from a manifesto. But in its embrace of chaos and split identities, it captures the mood of both its time and ours. New York Times Books and Literature August 15, 2020 at 09:00AM

The Radical Ordinariness of Carol Shields’s Literary World

By BY NAOMI HUFFMAN Books The acclaimed novelist and story writer, who died in 2003, depicted the everyday experiences and domestic concerns of women — themes that deserve more literary recognition. New York Times Books and Literature, Writing and Writers, Women and Girls August 15, 2020 at 09:00AM

Recreating Home Ice, Far From Home

By BY CAROL SCHRAM Sports N.H.L. teams’ raucous home arena traditions have persisted, with tweaks, in the postseason hub cities. New York Times Hockey, Ice, Playoff Games August 15, 2020 at 07:00AM