Showing posts from August 27, 2020

“And remember, President Trump may be the only president in modern times who has actually done everything he said he would do during his campaign.”

By BY LINDA QIU U.S. New York Times August 28, 2020 at 01:32AM

“In Palm Beach, Florida, Donald Trump led the crusade to allow Blacks and Jews into private clubs and resorts.”

By BY LUKE BROADWATER U.S. New York Times August 28, 2020 at 01:32AM

Jeff Van Drew, a former Democratic congressman who joined the Republicans, heaps praise on Trump.

By BY MATT STEVENS U.S. New York Times August 28, 2020 at 01:01AM

“As Republicans, we are proud to stand with [President Trump] and to work for you. Together we … achieved energy independence.”

By BY CORAL DAVENPORT U.S. New York Times August 28, 2020 at 12:58AM

Ja’Ron Smith, a top Black White House aide, continues an R.N.C. trend by saying Trump has ‘deep empathy.’

By BY GLENN THRUSH U.S. New York Times August 28, 2020 at 12:54AM

Mets G.M. Says Commissioner ‘Doesn’t Get It’ in Video

By BY TYLER KEPNER Sports The Mets’ Brodie Van Wagenen criticized Rob Manfred’s handling of player protests in comments captured on a video stream. The Mets were one of many teams that opted not to play Thursday. New York Times Baseball, Black People, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots August 28, 2020 at 12:53AM

Kevin McCarthy rehashes many of the convention’s biggest catchphrases in his speech.

By BY MAGGIE ASTOR U.S. New York Times August 28, 2020 at 12:51AM

Jackson Heights, Queens: Walk Where the World Finds a Home

By BY MICHAEL KIMMELMAN Arts Stroll through the city’s most global neighborhood with the author Suketu Mehta, featuring Diversity Plaza, Roosevelt Avenue and the birth of Scrabble. New York Times Immigration and Emigration, Indian-Americans, Architecture, Remittances, Scrabble (Game) August 28, 2020 at 12:41AM

Franklin Graham, key to Trump’s support among evangelical voters, makes the case for his re-election.

By BY MICHAEL D. SHEAR U.S. New York Times August 28, 2020 at 12:40AM

Suspect in Kenosha Killings Ardently Promoted Blue Lives Matter

By BY NEIL MACFARQUHAR U.S. Kyle Rittenhouse, accused of killing two people during protests over a police shooting, faces six criminal counts. His social media accounts showed strong support for officers. New York Times Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Black Lives Matter Movement August 28, 2020 at 12:25AM

Watch Live: Republican National Convention Night 4 Analysis

By Unknown Author U.S. President Donald Trump is headlining the fourth night of the Republican convention. Our correspondents are following every revelation and providing live analysis and insights. New York Times Republican National Convention, Presidential Election of 2020 August 28, 2020 at 12:19AM

Trump Heads Into General Election Leading a Party He Has Transformed

By BY ALEXANDER BURNS AND MAGGIE HABERMAN U.S. After three days of law-and-order rhetoric at the Republican convention, President Trump was ready to make a determined push to change the subject from the coronavirus and to mark Joseph R. Biden Jr. as a willing partner of the far left. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, United States International Relations, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, National Debt (US), Republican National Convention, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Race and Ethnicity August 28, 2020 at 12:01AM


By Unknown Author Briefing COVID-19 New York Times August 28, 2020 at 12:00AM

Instead of Evolving as President, Trump Has Bent the Job to His Will

By BY PETER BAKER U.S. In a 40-minute phone call this week, Mr. Trump struggled to describe how he has changed in office. “I think I’ve just become more guarded than I was four years ago,” he said. New York Times Presidents and Presidency (US), United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Black Lives Matter Movement, Impeachment August 27, 2020 at 11:59PM

La influencia de Ivanka Trump

By BY ELAINA PLOTT en Español Hace cuatro años, algunas personas creían que quien sería la primera hija de Estados Unidos tendría el poder de persuadir a las votantes moderadas y controlar los impulsos de su padre. Desde entonces, las cosas han cambiado bastante. New York Times August 27, 2020 at 11:49PM

‘It Gives Me Chills’: An N.B.A. Player Talks Profiling and Protests

By BY SCOTT CACCIOLA Sports “At some point,” said John Henson, who was racially profiled in Wisconsin in 2015, “it needs to be a loud enough message so that everyone says, ‘Hey, this is not OK.’” New York Times Basketball August 27, 2020 at 11:37PM

‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ Review: Be Adequate to Each Other

By BY A.O. SCOTT Movies Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter travel through time to save reality and redeem the honor of Generation X. New York Times Movies August 27, 2020 at 11:30PM

C.D.C.’s ‘Clarification’ on Coronavirus Testing Offers More Confusion

By BY SHERYL GAY STOLBERG U.S. After saying that those exposed to the virus need not get tested, the agency’s director clarified that “testing may be considered” for those people. New York Times Tests (Medical), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Health Insurance and Managed Care, Quarantines, United States Politics and Government August 27, 2020 at 11:25PM

N.B.A. ‘Boycott’ or Strike: What’s the Difference?

By BY DERRICK BRYSON TAYLOR U.S. Professional athletes in several leagues protested racial injustice by refusing to play on Wednesday, leaving fans with some legal questions. We asked the experts. New York Times Strikes, Organized Labor, Playoff Games, Basketball, Boycotts, Lockouts, Athletics and Sports, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings August 27, 2020 at 11:21PM

Republican National Convention

By Unknown Author U.S. Republican National Convention New York Times August 27, 2020 at 11:20PM

Will This Be the Year Arizona Turns Blue?

By BY GERALDO L. CADAVA Opinion Democrats, Independents and even Republicans have come together to work toward a lasting political transformation of the desert Southwest. New York Times Illegal Immigration, Arizona Immigration Law (SB 1070), Presidential Election of 2020, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Hispanic-Americans August 27, 2020 at 11:16PM

The World Outside

By BY GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO U.S. Beyond the R.N.C.’s walls, things haven’t slowed down. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020 August 27, 2020 at 11:15PM

Despite the virus, Trump will speak in front of a large crowd, seated closely together on the South Lawn.

By BY MICHAEL D. SHEAR U.S. New York Times August 27, 2020 at 11:14PM