Showing posts from September 2, 2020

Corrections: Sept. 3, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. New York Times September 3, 2020 at 02:47AM

Quotation of the Day: Putin Adversary Was Poisoned With Nerve Agent

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Thursday, September 3, 2020. New York Times September 3, 2020 at 02:45AM

‘Greatest Met of All Time’: Tom Seaver Is Mourned Across Baseball

By BY JAMES WAGNER Sports Tributes poured in for the Hall of Fame pitcher after his death at age 75 was announced on Wednesday night. New York Times Baseball September 3, 2020 at 02:16AM

Trump Moves to Cut Federal Funding From Democratic Cities

By BY MAGGIE HABERMAN AND JESSE MCKINLEY U.S. The president directed officials to identify “anarchist jurisdictions” and move to withhold funds as he tries to build his campaign around the unrest that has accompanied racial justice protests. New York Times Police Reform, George Floyd Protests (2020), Black Lives Matter Movement, Presidential Election of 2020, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Urban Areas, Federal Budget (US), Race and Ethnicity, Federal Aid (US) September 3, 2020 at 02:10AM

Age and Health on the Ballot

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion Trump and Biden are both elderly men. Voters should focus on policy and character. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Elderly, Age, Chronological, Intelligence and Intelligence Tests (IQ) September 3, 2020 at 02:07AM

Made Like a Shark

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games You’ll need to be resilient to solve Sid Sivakumar’s puzzle. New York Times Crossword Puzzles September 3, 2020 at 02:00AM

Mississippi Wants Magnolia to Be Centerpiece of New State Flag

By BY GIULIA MCDONNELL NIETO DEL RIO AND RICK ROJAS U.S. A committee finished its search for a flag to replace the one with a Confederate emblem that had flown for 126 years. It now moves to a statewide ballot. New York Times Flags, Emblems and Insignia, Race and Ethnicity, Black Lives Matter Movement, Flowers and Plants September 3, 2020 at 01:58AM

Black Man Died of Suffocation After Officers Put Hood on Him

By BY TROY CLOSSON AND ED SHANAHAN New York Relatives of the man, Daniel Prude, said the police officers involved in his death in March in Rochester, N.Y., should be charged with murder. New York Times Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Black People, George Floyd Protests (2020), Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides September 3, 2020 at 01:44AM

When Hunger Is on the Doorstep

By BY LAUREN MCCARTHY Times Insider The photographer Brenda Ann Kenneally traveled across the country to highlight the prevalence of food insecurity among families. To her, the images only begin to tell the story of struggle. New York Times Food Insecurity September 3, 2020 at 01:37AM

What Does ‘Back to School’ Mean Now?

By BY MELISSA KIRSCH At Home We’re still figuring it out. New York Times Quarantine (Life and Culture) September 3, 2020 at 01:30AM

Criticized for visiting a salon despite coronavirus restrictions, Pelosi calls it ‘a setup.’

By BY JACEY FORTIN U.S. New York Times September 3, 2020 at 12:48AM

Tom Seaver, Pitcher Who Led ‘Miracle Mets’ to Glory, Dies at 75

By BY BRUCE WEBER Obituaries A Hall of Famer, Seaver won 311 games for four different teams. But Mets fans called him Tom Terrific for turning around the club’s fortunes. New York Times Baseball, Deaths (Obituaries) September 3, 2020 at 12:36AM

Trump suspendió los desalojos: todo lo que debes saber

By BY RON LIEBER en Español Una orden del gobierno estadounidense podría permitir que muchos inquilinos que no pueden pagar sus arriendos eviten el desalojo hasta el 31 de diciembre. Aquí respondemos a las preguntas de los arrendatarios. New York Times Content Type: Service, Evictions, Landlords, Renting and Leasing (Real Estate), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Personal Finances September 3, 2020 at 12:11AM

Facebook Video of Assault, Found by Victim’s Mother, Breaks Open Case

By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON U.S. The police said a Facebook video found by a mother of her 16-year-old being sexually assaulted while unconscious at a house party in Providence, R.I., had led to charges against eight men. New York Times Video Recordings, Downloads and Streaming, Sex Crimes, Social Media September 3, 2020 at 12:05AM

As He Questions His Opponent’s Health, Trump Finds His Own Under Scrutiny

By BY PETER BAKER U.S. The president denied he had “mini-strokes” at the time of a mysterious trip to the hospital last year. But he raised more questions when he could not keep his explanations for that visit straight. New York Times Medicine and Health, United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020 September 3, 2020 at 12:04AM

Planeload of ‘Thugs’? Barr Skirts Trump’s Claim but Suggests Rioters Targeted D.C.

By BY KATIE BENNER U.S. The attorney general, while refraining from endorsing the president’s incendiary conspiracy theory, broadly reinforced his assertions about violence that has occurred alongside protests. New York Times Absentee Voting, Antifa Movement (US), Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, United States Politics and Government, Voter Fraud (Election Fraud) September 3, 2020 at 12:00AM

Trump Encourages People in North Carolina to Vote Twice, Which Is Illegal

By BY MAGGIE HABERMAN U.S. The president’s suggestion, which he framed as a way to test the security of elections systems, constituted the kind of voter fraud he has railed against. New York Times Voter Fraud (Election Fraud), Absentee Voting, Presidential Election of 2020 September 2, 2020 at 11:52PM

Trump, who has railed against voter fraud, suggests that people vote twice.

By BY MAGGIE HABERMAN U.S. New York Times September 2, 2020 at 11:21PM

How Hunger Persists in a Rich Country Like America

By BY ADRIAN NICOLE LEBLANC Magazine Beyond the pandemic emergency, there is a food crisis hidden in plain sight: Millions struggling for years to feed their families. New York Times Food Insecurity, Food, Food Banks and Pantries, Food Stamps, Diet and Nutrition, Great Depression (1930's), New Deal (1930's) September 2, 2020 at 11:15PM

Expecting a cascade of absentee ballots, town clerks ask Michigan for help in November.

By BY KATHLEEN GRAY U.S. New York Times September 2, 2020 at 11:14PM

America at Hunger’s Edge

By PHOTOGRAPHS BY BRENDA ANN KENNEALLY Magazine We spent months photographing dozens of families across the country to understand what food insecurity looks like today. New York Times Food Insecurity, Photography, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Poverty, Food Banks and Pantries, Road Trips, Lunch and Breakfast Programs September 2, 2020 at 11:14PM

Federal Borrowing Amid Pandemic Puts U.S. Debt on Path to Exceed World War II

By BY JIM TANKERSLEY Business Federal debt, as a share of the economy, hit 98 percent in the 2020 fiscal year. Many economists are pushing lawmakers to add even more to it. New York Times Federal Budget (US), United States Economy, National Debt (US), Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020), Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government September 2, 2020 at 11:09PM

Postal Service Has Paid DeJoy’s Former Company $286 Million Since 2013

By BY LUKE BROADWATER AND CATIE EDMONDSON U.S. Documents obtained through a public records request showed the degree to which XPO Logistics, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s former employer, is intertwined with the agency he now oversees. New York Times Postal Service and Post Offices, Government Contracts and Procurement, Conflicts of Interest, Ethics and Official Misconduct, United States Politics and Government September 2, 2020 at 10:58PM