Showing posts from August 28, 2020

A Final Episode for the TV Listings

By BY SARAH BAHR Times Insider The Times will no longer include the programming lineup in its print edition, ending an eight-decade run. New York Times Television August 29, 2020 at 03:47AM

Chadwick Boseman, Who Starred in ‘Black Panther,’ Is Mourned as a ‘Superhero’

By BY MIKE IVES AND JULIA CARMEL Arts Martin Luther King III and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. were among those who praised the actor, who died on Friday at 43, for his portrayals of Black leaders. New York Times August 29, 2020 at 03:47AM

Djokovic and Top Men’s Players Are Creating a Players Association

By BY BEN ROTHENBERG Sports It is not clear whether the group will operate like a union, although it was billed that way to get players to join. Women are not being included. New York Times Tennis, Organized Labor August 29, 2020 at 02:59AM

Chadwick Boseman, Star of ‘Black Panther,’ Dies at 43

By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON Movies The actor also played other groundbreaking figures, like James Brown and Thurgood Marshall. New York Times August 29, 2020 at 02:41AM

COVID 19 Update

By Unknown Author Briefing COVID 19 Update New York Times August 29, 2020 at 02:08AM

Generic Rivalry

By BY CAITLIN LOVINGER Crosswords & Games Michael Hawkins leaves us stranded on a corner. New York Times Crossword Puzzles August 29, 2020 at 01:40AM

Rory McIlroy and Patrick Cantlay Tough It Out, Sharing BMW Lead

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sports The two were the only golfers to finish below par after 36 holes. Tiger Woods was far back in the field as he struggled to keep his PGA Tour season alive. New York Times Golf August 29, 2020 at 01:09AM

Hurricane Laura Was Powerful, but Louisiana Was Prepared

By BY MANNY FERNANDEZ AND RICHARD FAUSSET U.S. In 2005, Hurricane Rita leveled some coastal communities in southwest Louisiana, forcing changes to building codes and attitudes. As Laura approached, the region was ready. New York Times Hurricane Laura (2020), Hurricane Katrina (2005), Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, Evacuations and Evacuees August 29, 2020 at 12:53AM

Sarah Palin’s Suit Against New York Times Will Go to Trial, Judge Rules

By BY NIRAJ CHOKSHI Business The Times’s attempt to bring the case to a close was denied, and a federal judge set a Feb. 1 date to weigh Ms. Palin’s defamation lawsuit over an editorial. New York Times Suits and Litigation (Civil), Decisions and Verdicts, Libel and Slander, Mass Shootings August 29, 2020 at 12:46AM

Stephen Miller’s Dystopian America

By BY JEAN GUERRERO Opinion Language is a tool for shaping minds, and Miller knows how to weaponize it. New York Times Republican National Convention, Conspiracy Theories, Black People, Presidential Election of 2020, Race and Ethnicity August 29, 2020 at 12:45AM

Corrections: Aug. 29, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. New York Times August 29, 2020 at 12:44AM

Quotation of the Day: ‘Panting for Air’ Under Smoky Western Skies

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Saturday, August 29, 2020. New York Times August 29, 2020 at 12:44AM

Workers will have to pay any deferred payroll taxes by April.

By BY ALAN RAPPEPORT Business New York Times August 29, 2020 at 12:18AM

Rival Themes Emerge as Race Enters Final Weeks: Covid vs. Law and Order

By BY KATIE GLUECK, ANNIE KARNI AND ALEXANDER BURNS U.S. The national political conventions over the last two weeks set the battle lines for the election’s remaining weeks. Joe Biden is focusing on President Trump’s virus management, while the president is hammering a law-and-order message. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Polls and Public Opinion, United States Politics and Government, Police Reform, Political Advertising, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) August 29, 2020 at 12:18AM

Dead Dolphins Wash Ashore After Oil Spill Off Mauritius

By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON U.S. The deaths have added to growing concern that the spill could be disastrous for Mauritius, a tiny island nation off Africa’s eastern coast that is highly dependent on fishing and tourism. New York Times Ships and Shipping, Oil Spills August 29, 2020 at 12:13AM

Returning to the campaign trail, Trump unloads baseless attacks on Biden.

By BY PETER BAKER U.S. New York Times August 29, 2020 at 12:09AM

Jacob Blake Was Shackled in Hospital Bed After Police Shooting

By BY JOHN ELIGON, SARAH MERVOSH AND RICHARD A. OPPEL JR. U.S. The authorities said an earlier sexual assault charge was the reason for the restraints, which were removed on Friday. New York Times Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Stun Guns August 29, 2020 at 12:01AM

Lute Olson, Who Put Arizona on College Basketball Map, Dies at 85

By BY RICHARD GOLDSTEIN Sports He led the Wildcats to 23 consecutive appearances in the N.C.A.A. tournament, winning the championship in 1997. Earlier, he took Iowa to the Final Four. New York Times NCAA Basketball Championships (Men), Deaths (Obituaries), Basketball (College), Coaches and Managers August 28, 2020 at 11:59PM

El legado de Shinzo Abe, el primer ministro de Japón que anunció su dimisión

By BY MOTOKO RICH AND RUSSELL GOLDMAN en Español Abe, quien dio a conocer su salida del cargo por problemas de salud, persiguió una agenda conservadora, buscó reactivar la economía y reformar la constitución pacifista del país. Estas son las claves de su carrera. New York Times Appointments and Executive Changes, Politics and Government, Defense and Military Forces, International Relations August 28, 2020 at 11:52PM

Texas Is Running Out of Near Misses

By BY JIM BLACKBURN Opinion We survived Hurricane Laura, but the Gulf Coast needs better surge protections for the next one. New York Times Hurricane Laura (2020), Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, Nuclear Energy, Hazardous and Toxic Substances, Global Warming, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline August 28, 2020 at 11:29PM

Bill for Trump’s Tax Holiday Will Be Due Next Year, Treasury Dept. Says

By BY ALAN RAPPEPORT U.S. According to new guidance, employees will be on the hook if their employer decides to withhold payroll taxes until the end of 2020. New York Times Federal Taxes (US), Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020), United States Economy, United States Politics and Government, Federal Budget (US), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) August 28, 2020 at 11:24PM

New Yorkers were tricked into appearing in an R.N.C. video. They’re furious.

By BY MATTHEW HAAG U.S. New York Times August 28, 2020 at 11:17PM

TV Ratings for Biden and Trump Signal an Increasingly Polarized Nation

By BY MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM Business Fox News dominated ratings for the Republican convention, and MSNBC was the clear No. 1 for the Democrats’ gathering. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Television, Ratings (Audience Measurement), News and News Media, Republican National Convention, Democratic National Convention August 28, 2020 at 11:11PM