Showing posts from August 23, 2020

What’s on TV Monday: ‘I May Destroy You’ and ‘Love Island’

By BY PETER LIBBEY Arts Michaela Coel’s acclaimed series wraps up its first season. And the American version of a popular British dating show returns. New York Times Television, Movies, Documentary Films and Programs August 24, 2020 at 05:00AM

How Decades of Racist Housing Policy Left Neighborhoods Sweltering

By BY BRAD PLUMER, NADJA POPOVICH AND BRIAN PALMER Climate Redlining helped reshape the urban landscape of U.S. cities. It also left communities of color far more vulnerable to rising heat. New York Times Global Warming, Income Inequality, Race and Ethnicity, Area Planning and Renewal, Summer (Season), Heatstroke, Land Use Policies, Public and Subsidized Housing, Urban Areas August 24, 2020 at 04:26AM

Kellyanne Conway, Long-Serving Trump Aide, Is Leaving the White House

By BY ANNIE KARNI AND MAGGIE HABERMAN U.S. Ms. Conway said she was stepping away from her role as the president’s counselor to spend more time with her four teenage children. New York Times United States Politics and Government August 24, 2020 at 04:01AM

Belarus Protests Test Limits of Lukashenko’s Brutal, One-Man Rule

By BY ANDREW HIGGINS World For 26 years, President Aleksandr Lukashenko has built a regime in his own eccentric, authoritarian image. Now he faces the greatest challenge yet to his hold on power. New York Times Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Elections, Voter Fraud (Election Fraud) August 24, 2020 at 04:01AM

How to Watch the Republican National Convention

By BY MAGGIE ASTOR U.S. Speakers on Night 1 include Nikki Haley, Senator Tim Scott and Donald Trump Jr., as well as President Trump, who is expected to appear four nights in a row. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Republican National Convention August 24, 2020 at 04:01AM

No Corrections: Aug. 24, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections No corrections appeared in print on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. New York Times August 24, 2020 at 03:38AM

Quotation of the Day: Taliban Tighten ‘Ring of Siege’ Around Afghan Capital

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Monday, August 24, 2020. New York Times August 24, 2020 at 03:38AM

Police Shooting of Black Man in Wisconsin, Captured on Video, Is Investigated

By BY AZI PAYBARAH U.S. The man, who was not identified, was in serious condition, a spokesman for the Kenosha Police Department said. New York Times Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Black People, Video Recordings, Downloads and Streaming August 24, 2020 at 03:04AM

Your Monday Briefing

By BY NATASHA FROST Briefing Belarus protests, Russia’s vaccine, Christchurch sentencing: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times August 24, 2020 at 03:00AM

Toronto Raptors Complete Sweep of Undermanned Nets

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sports The defending champions ended the Nets’ season with a 150-122 win, but Toronto awaits the status of All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry ahead of its series with Boston after he left with an injury. New York Times August 24, 2020 at 02:03AM

View From the I.M.F. — In a Crisis Like No Other, Gender Still Counts

By BY FRANCESCA DONNER U.S. “The economics of gender equality is a book already written,” said Kristalina Georgieva, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund. New York Times Gross Domestic Product, Women and Girls, Economic Conditions and Trends August 24, 2020 at 01:55AM

Officer Is Fired After TikTok Videos Show His Arrest of Black Woman

By BY CHRISTINA MORALES U.S. The officer “did not meet our core values” in the way he acted, the police department in Gwinnett County, Ga., said. New York Times George Floyd Protests (2020), Black Lives Matter Movement, Black People, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Video Recordings, Downloads and Streaming August 24, 2020 at 01:47AM

Biden and Harris, in their first interview, dismiss questions about their differences.

By BY KATIE GLUECK AND THOMAS KAPLAN U.S. New York Times August 24, 2020 at 01:39AM

Dustin Johnson Rebounds With a Rout at the Northern Trust

By BY BILL PENNINGTON Sports After a July stretch in which he missed the cut at one start and withdrew from the next, Johnson won by 11 strokes. New York Times Golf August 24, 2020 at 12:59AM

F.D.A. Allows Expanded Use of Plasma to Treat Coronavirus Patients

By BY SHARON LAFRANIERE, SHERI FINK, KATIE THOMAS AND MAGGIE HABERMAN U.S. The move came on the eve of the Republican convention and after President Trump pressed the agency to move faster to address the pandemic. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Blood, Drugs (Pharmaceuticals), United States Politics and Government, Clinical Trials August 24, 2020 at 12:56AM

Kansas Candidate Who Admitted to Revenge Porn Plans to Withdraw

By BY MARIE FAZIO U.S. Aaron Coleman, 19, won the Democratic primary election for a Kansas House seat by 14 votes. Now he wants out. New York Times State Legislatures August 24, 2020 at 12:40AM

How Zeynep Tufekci Keeps Getting the Big Things Right

By BY BEN SMITH Business Ms. Tufekci, a computer programmer who became a sociologist, sounded an early alarm on the need for protective masks. It wasn’t the first time she was right about something big. New York Times Computers and the Internet, Masks, Social Media, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) August 24, 2020 at 12:30AM

For the Charlotte planning committee, an anticlimactic convention.

By BY REBECCA R. RUIZ U.S. New York Times August 24, 2020 at 12:19AM

Trump’s Campaign of Chaos

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion The president’s behavior is that of a desperate man. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Polls and Public Opinion, Postal Service and Post Offices, Republican National Convention, Absentee Voting August 24, 2020 at 12:15AM

On the eve of the Republican convention, Trump takes credit for an F.D.A. emergency authorization.

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. New York Times August 23, 2020 at 11:40PM

10 Under-the-Radar Movies for Offbeat Times

By BY JASON BAILEY Movies A guide to streaming films you may not have considered in your quest to entertain yourself at home. New York Times Movies, Television August 23, 2020 at 01:00PM

For the R.N.C., a convention with some in-person elements is a priority.

By BY ANNIE KARNI U.S. New York Times August 23, 2020 at 12:50PM

Covid-19 Live Updates: Tropical Storms Add to Pandemic’s Threat

By Unknown Author World The early release of California prisoners has depleted a controversial firefighting force. Returning vacationers faced waits of up to 12 hours at Austria’s southern border. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) August 23, 2020 at 12:00PM

Colombia y la justicia portátil

By BY ALBERTO BARRERA TYSZKA en Español La noticia de la detención del expresidente Álvaro Uribe provocó una reacción peligrosa que puede erosionar la institucionalidad de nuestras democracias: antes de dejar que la justicia avance con el caso, algunos líderes internacionales se solidarizaron automáticamente con el político colombiano. New York Times August 23, 2020 at 12:00PM

For a Music Critic, a Vacation That’s All Too Quiet

By BY ANTHONY TOMMASINI Arts With performances silenced by the coronavirus, our chief classical music critic has been left wishing for more sound, not less. New York Times Classical Music, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) August 23, 2020 at 11:58AM

The Week in Business: Steve Bannon Charged With Fraud

By BY CHARLOTTE COWLES Business The stock market hit a record high, unemployment claims rose again, and the office might not be dead after all. New York Times Stocks and Bonds, United States Economy, Science and Technology August 23, 2020 at 11:00AM

California Fires, Republicans, Pasta Sauce: Your Weekend Briefing

By BY CAROLE LANDRY AND HIROKO MASUIKE Briefing Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories. New York Times August 23, 2020 at 10:00AM

Electric Vehicle Makers Find a Back Door to Wall Street

By BY NEAL E. BOUDETTE AND KATE KELLY Business Special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, are helping them and other fledgling companies raise money and gain coveted stock listings. New York Times Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Automobiles, Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, Stocks and Bonds, Initial Public Offerings, Trucks and Trucking, Banking and Financial Institutions, Start-ups August 23, 2020 at 09:00AM

Alex Morse Was Accused, Condemned and Then Vindicated. Will His Experience Change Anything?

By BY JEREMY W. PETERS U.S. Vague allegations against the Massachusetts congressional candidate offer a case study in how progressives navigate issues of sex and power in politics when judgment is often swift and unforgiving. New York Times Homosexuality and Bisexuality, Elections, House of Representatives, Letters, Primaries and Caucuses, Dating and Relationships August 23, 2020 at 09:00AM

Homes That Sold for Around $1 Million

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 23, 2020 at 09:00AM

The Economic Recovery That Isn’t

By BY STEVEN RATTNER Opinion Don’t believe the story that Trump will tell at the Republican convention. New York Times United States Economy, United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Labor and Jobs August 23, 2020 at 09:00AM

Virgin Islands Will Subpoena Billionaire Investor in Epstein Case

By BY MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN, STEVE EDER AND DAVID ENRICH Business The territory’s attorney general wants to know more about Leon Black’s dealings with Jeffrey Epstein, who died while facing sex-trafficking charges. New York Times Human Trafficking, Suits and Litigation (Civil), Wills and Estates, Private Equity, Taxation August 23, 2020 at 09:00AM

Dry Thunderstorms Could Accelerate the California Wildfires

By BY GIULIA MCDONNELL NIETO DEL RIO U.S. Lightning, erratic winds and no rain would make it even tougher for firefighters to battle some of the largest blazes in state history. New York Times Rain, Lightning, Wildfires August 23, 2020 at 09:00AM

Una mirada que lo cambió todo. Y un gallo

By BY NAOMIE BRINVILUS en Español Luego de que un gran terremoto azotó Haití, una joven recurrió desesperada a un sacerdote vudú. Nunca se imaginó lo que ocurriría después. New York Times Love (Emotion), Dating and Relationships, Earthquakes, Cholera August 23, 2020 at 09:00AM

Corporate America Agrees Black Lives Matter. What Comes Next?

By Unknown Author Times Insider In a recent DealBook forum, Times journalists took stock of how much the country’s most powerful companies are backing up statements against systemic racism. New York Times Black Lives Matter Movement, Black People, Corporations, Discrimination, Race and Ethnicity August 23, 2020 at 09:00AM

The South’s Fight for White Supremacy

By BY JON MEACHAM Books Immediately after the Civil War ended, the South began a campaign to deny the true meaning of the conflict. New York Times Books and Literature, Civil War (US) (1861-65), Black People, Slavery (Historical), Reconstruction Era August 23, 2020 at 09:00AM

Quotation of the Day: In a Restaurant City, an Alfresco Bid to Survive

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Sunday, August 23, 2020. New York Times August 23, 2020 at 08:31AM

Threatened by Facebook Disinformation, a Monk Flees Cambodia

By BY HANNAH BEECH AND SUN NARIN World A smear campaign linked to the Cambodian government went viral on the social media platform, sending an activist Buddhist cleric into exile to protect himself. New York Times Social Media, Rumors and Misinformation, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Monasteries and Monks, Video Recordings, Downloads and Streaming, Freedom of Speech and Expression, Privacy August 23, 2020 at 07:00AM

Outdoor Dining Is a Hit, but Restaurants Face ‘Apocalyptic’ Times

By BY SHARON OTTERMAN New York Nearly 10,000 restaurants have set up outdoor seating in New York City. They are struggling to stay alive until indoor dining returns. New York Times Restaurants, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Shutdowns (Institutional), Bars and Nightclubs, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020) August 23, 2020 at 07:00AM

‘A Woman Waiting to Get On Told Me That My Shoe Was Untied’

By Unknown Author New York Getting off the M104, a first Halloween in Manhattan and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary. New York Times August 23, 2020 at 07:00AM

In China, Where the Pandemic Began, Life Is Starting to Look … Normal

By BY JAVIER C. HERNÁNDEZ World Markets, bars and restaurants are crowded again. Local virus transmissions are near zero. But some worry that people are letting their guard down too soon. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) August 23, 2020 at 06:34AM