Showing posts from August 24, 2020

Duncan Hunter’s Wife, Margaret, Is Sentenced for Stealing Campaign Funds

By BY AZI PAYBARAH U.S. Unlike her husband, a former congressman, she quickly admitted her guilt and cooperated with investigators, officials said. New York Times Elections, House of Representatives, United States Politics and Government, United States Attorneys August 25, 2020 at 12:46AM

The Great Diet Crash

By BY KATHERINE ROSMAN AND ABBY ELLIN Style A crusade against the F-Factor diet. New York Times Social Media, Diet and Nutrition, Anorexia Nervosa, Fiber (Dietary), your-feed-fashion, your-feed-selfcare August 25, 2020 at 12:44AM

“You deserve to know that they want a complete government takeover of our health care system, so moms like me won’t be able to take our kids to the same pediatrician they’ve been seeing for years.”

By BY SHERYL GAY STOLBERG U.S. New York Times August 25, 2020 at 12:44AM

Charlie Kirk makes a nativist pitch for four more years of Trump.

By BY NICK CORASANITI U.S. New York Times August 25, 2020 at 12:42AM

“They’ll be sending them, they’ll be dumping them in neighborhoods, people are going to be picking them up, they’ll be bribing, they’ll be paying off people to grab some, this is going to be one of the greatest scams.”

By BY HAILEY FUCHS U.S. New York Times August 25, 2020 at 12:37AM

“We will not be taking the word ‘God’ out of the Pledge of Allegiance, OK? Like they did a number of times at their caucuses. Under God. Under God. All of a sudden those two words are missing.”

By BY STEPHANIE SAUL U.S. New York Times August 25, 2020 at 12:37AM

“We just broke a record on jobs, an all-time record. There’s never been three months where we’ve put more people to work, over 9 million people.”

By BY JEANNA SMIALEK U.S. New York Times August 25, 2020 at 12:37AM

“The economy is coming up very rapidly, our farmers are doing well because I got China to give them $28 billion because they were targeted by China.”

By BY ANA SWANSON U.S. New York Times August 25, 2020 at 12:37AM

Biden’s Loose Lips Could Sink His Chances

By BY BRET STEPHENS Opinion We elect presidents to lead, not defer. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Masks August 25, 2020 at 12:16AM

Watch: R.N.C. Live Stream and Analysis

By BY THE NEW YORK TIMES U.S. On the opening night of the Republican National Convention, the primetime lineup includes Nikki Haley and Donald Trump Jr. Our correspondents are following every speaker and providing live analysis and insights. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Republican National Convention August 25, 2020 at 12:11AM

F.D.A. ‘Grossly Misrepresented’ Blood Plasma Data, Scientists Say

By BY KATIE THOMAS AND SHERI FINK Science Many experts — including a scientist who worked on the Mayo Clinic study — were bewildered about where a key statistic came from. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Clinical Trials, Drugs (Pharmaceuticals), United States Politics and Government August 25, 2020 at 12:07AM

Gane o pierda, Trump seguirá teniendo el dominio del Partido Republicano

By BY ROSS DOUTHAT en Español Estas son tres maneras en las que podría seguir siendo el partido de Donald Trump mucho después de que haya dejado la presidencia. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Conservatism (US Politics), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) August 25, 2020 at 12:00AM

Politicizing Medical Science Will Cost American Lives

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion Sowing doubt about the safety of treatments will imperil the fight against coronavirus in the months and years to come. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Drugs (Pharmaceuticals), Clinical Trials, United States Politics and Government, Vaccination and Immunization August 24, 2020 at 11:54PM

Insurer Drops Whistle-Blower Lawyer, Citing High-Profile Work

By BY MAGGIE HABERMAN U.S. The decision shows some of the risks for government whistle-blowers and those who work to support them. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, United States Politics and Government, Whistle-Blowers, Insurance, Malpractice August 24, 2020 at 11:43PM

Gen Z and Millennials: Tell Us if You Plan to Vote and Why

By BY ELAINE CHEN Reader Center Submit a video with your answers and they may be featured in an upcoming New York Times event. New York Times August 24, 2020 at 11:40PM

Radical Break From Tradition: Trump to Accept Nomination at the White House

By BY PETER BAKER U.S. But President Trump’s convention speech — and those of Melania Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo — are only the latest examples of how Mr. Trump has further blurred the lines between the government and his campaign. New York Times Republican National Convention, United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Hatch Act (1939), Presidents and Presidency (US), White House Building (Washington, DC) August 24, 2020 at 11:39PM

Republicans Nominate Trump, Who Flings Baseless Attacks at Biden

By BY JONATHAN MARTIN, ALEXANDER BURNS AND ANNIE KARNI U.S. President Trump, with a television-honed obsession with stagecraft and his total control of the Republican Party, was set to dominate his own convention. He began by blistering Joseph R. Biden Jr. and former President Barack Obama. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Republican National Convention, Conservatism (US Politics), Politics and Government August 24, 2020 at 11:34PM

Mike Pompeo’s convention speech appears to violate rules he sent to State Department employees.

By BY MAGGIE ASTOR AND LARA JAKES U.S. New York Times August 24, 2020 at 11:33PM

The One-Man Show Begins

By BY GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO U.S. President Trump takes center stage at the R.N.C. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020 August 24, 2020 at 11:30PM

Trump’s penchant for falsehoods makes covering a live convention a unique challenge for TV broadcasters.

By BY MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM U.S. New York Times August 24, 2020 at 11:26PM

India Building Collapse Leaves Scores Trapped in Debris

By BY REUTERS World At least 17 people were injured in the collapse of an apartment building, according to news reports, and about 30 people were pulled to safety. New York Times Accidents and Safety, Buildings (Structures) August 24, 2020 at 11:08PM

4 Years of Catastrophic Fires in California: ‘I’m Numb’

By BY THOMAS FULLER U.S. For the eight million residents of the San Francisco Bay Area, a ring of fire across Northern California feels inescapable. New York Times Wildfires, Fires and Firefighters August 24, 2020 at 11:06PM

Trump’s goal to permanently end the payroll tax would deplete Social Security by 2023.

By BY EMILY COCHRANE Business New York Times August 24, 2020 at 11:03PM

A Lawyer’s Tweets Put India’s Supreme Court on Trial and Him at Risk of Imprisonment

By BY KARAN DEEP SINGH AND HARI KUMAR World Prashant Bhushan, a prominent lawyer who criticized India’s Supreme Court, could be sentenced to jail after he was found in contempt. New York Times Freedom of Speech and Expression, Courts and the Judiciary, Social Media, Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) August 24, 2020 at 06:37AM

At Least 9 Dead After 2 Blasts Rip Through Southern Philippines

By BY JASON GUTIERREZ World Soldiers and civilians were among the dead. The explosions occurred in a town plaza and near a cathedral targeted in a suicide bombing last year. New York Times Bombs and Explosives, Terrorism, Deaths (Fatalities) August 24, 2020 at 06:32AM

Private Infighting Roils Owners of Washington N.F.L. Team

By BY KEN BELSON AND KATHERINE ROSMAN Sports The team’s principal owner, Daniel Snyder, wanted to overhaul it this season, but, as court filings show, that task has been complicated by fractions between him and the franchise’s other shareholders. New York Times Names, Organizational, Football, Suits and Litigation (Civil), Sexual Harassment, Coaches and Managers August 24, 2020 at 06:00AM