Showing posts from August 29, 2020

Deadly Shooting in Portland After Pro-Trump Ralliers Clash With Protesters

By BY MIKE BAKER U.S. A caravan of supporters of President Trump drove through downtown Portland, which has seen nightly protests against police violence and racial injustice. One person was shot and killed in the conflicts that erupted. New York Times George Floyd Protests (2020), Demonstrations, Protests and Riots August 30, 2020 at 05:13AM

Shinzo Abe Is Ill. But Is That the Only Reason He’s Quitting?

By BY KOICHI NAKANO Opinion Maybe he can’t face the Japanese people’s calls for accountability. New York Times Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Law and Legislation, Legislatures and Parliaments, Polls and Public Opinion August 30, 2020 at 05:00AM

Corrections: Aug. 30, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. New York Times August 30, 2020 at 04:44AM

With a Wary Eye on China, Taiwan Moves to Revamp Its Military

By BY STEVEN LEE MYERS AND JAVIER C. HERNÁNDEZ World The self-governing democracy is taking steps to bolster its armed forces in order to deter or defeat an invasion from China — with or without American help. New York Times Defense and Military Forces, Politics and Government, International Relations August 30, 2020 at 04:03AM

Quotation of the Day: District by District, a Plan for In-Person Schooling Falls Apart

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Sunday, August 30, 2020. New York Times August 30, 2020 at 03:11AM

Virus Update

By Unknown Author Briefing Virus Update New York Times August 30, 2020 at 02:52AM

Amid Tennis’s Swirling Storms, a Stubborn Djokovic Claims a Title

By BY CHRISTOPHER CLAREY Sports “It has been challenging mentally and emotionally for me to stay sane,” said Novak Djokovic, who beat Milos Raonic on Saturday while working to create a controversial new players’ association. New York Times United States Open (Tennis) August 30, 2020 at 02:46AM

How to Build a Catapult From Newspaper

By BY GODWYN MORRIS AND PAULA FRISCH At Home With a few folds and some tape you can soon be launching soft projectiles. New York Times Quarantine (Life and Culture), Newspapers, Content Type: Service, Handicrafts August 30, 2020 at 01:00AM

Phoenix Settles With Black Family After Police Drew Guns Over Reported Doll Theft

By BY CHRISTINA MORALES U.S. The settlement, which is for more than $470,000, comes after an episode last year in which officers responded to a shoplifting complaint at a Family Dollar store. New York Times George Floyd Protests (2020), Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Black People, Black Lives Matter Movement, Suits and Litigation (Civil) August 30, 2020 at 12:56AM

‘It Was Challenging’: Bucks Return, Balancing Basketball and Activism

By BY MARC STEIN Sports “This group wants to do both,” Coach Mike Budenholzer said of pursuing a championship without abandoning the team’s efforts to combat police brutality and systemic racism. New York Times Basketball, Black Lives Matter Movement, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots August 30, 2020 at 12:00AM

Coronavirus Around the World

By Unknown Author Home Page Coronavirus Around the World New York Times August 29, 2020 at 11:56PM

‘Enough Is Enough’: New Racial Justice Leaders Rise in Kenosha

By BY JOHN ELIGON U.S. A new crop of activists has joined the ranks of protesters in Kenosha, Wis., as police killings across the country spur ordinary people into the streets. Jacob Blake’s family spoke at a rally on Saturday. New York Times George Floyd Protests (2020), Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Black Lives Matter Movement August 29, 2020 at 11:26PM