Showing posts from September 13, 2020

Trump Defies Nevada Directive as Thousands Gather for Indoor Rally

By BY JENNIFER MEDINA AND ANNIE KARNI U.S. The president unloaded his regular, inaccurate onslaught against Joseph R. Biden Jr., and there were no signs of any attempts at social distancing at the event. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) September 14, 2020 at 04:42AM

Quotation of the Day: Trapped by Pandemic, Ships’ Crews Are Buckling

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Monday, September 14, 2020. New York Times September 14, 2020 at 03:33AM

No Corrections: Sept. 14, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections No corrections appeared in print on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. New York Times September 14, 2020 at 03:10AM

Your Monday Briefing

By BY NATASHA FROST Briefing Belarus protests, migrants in Greece, U.K. coronavirus: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times September 14, 2020 at 02:57AM

This ‘Lovecraft Country’ Actor Is Happy in Her Own Skin

By BY KATHRYN SHATTUCK Arts Wunmi Mosaku, who plays Ruby in the HBO horror thriller, discusses Sunday’s extraordinary episode: “The worst thing was the shape-shifting.” New York Times Television, Black People September 14, 2020 at 02:15AM

This U.S. Open Will Be Judged by the Future of Osaka and Thiem

By BY CHRISTOPHER CLAREY Sports Does this Grand Slam title deserve an asterisk given the absence of so many stars? Not if Dominic Thiem and Naomi Osaka endure at the top of the sport. They appear on track for just that. New York Times United States Open (Tennis), Tennis September 14, 2020 at 01:45AM

Trump Issues Expansive Order Aimed at Lowering Drug Prices

By BY SHERYL GAY STOLBERG U.S. The order expands on a presidential promise by trying to reduce the prices Medicare pays for prescription drugs, but experts said it was unclear whether the White House could carry out the directive. New York Times Drugs (Pharmaceuticals), Executive Orders and Memorandums, United States Politics and Government, Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates), Medicare, Health Insurance and Managed Care September 14, 2020 at 12:33AM

Nvidia Buys Arm From SoftBank for $40 Billion

By BY DON CLARK Technology The move gives Nvidia a way into mobile chips, but the acquisition is likely to face regulatory scrutiny. New York Times Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Computers and the Internet, Data Centers, Computer Chips, Antitrust Laws and Competition Issues, Smartphones September 14, 2020 at 12:27AM

Dominic Thiem Comes Back From Down 2 Sets to Win U.S. Open Final

By BY MATTHEW FUTTERMAN Sports Thiem stormed back to beat Alexander Zverev for the title in a fifth-set tiebreaker. New York Times Tennis, United States Open (Tennis) September 14, 2020 at 12:20AM

The Intercept Promised to Reveal Everything. Then Its Own Scandal Hit.

By BY BEN SMITH Business Internal documents show how a source ended up in jail — and the fallout in the newsroom. New York Times Surveillance of Citizens by Government, Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates, Cyberwarfare and Defense, News Sources, Confidential Status of, Classified Information and State Secrets, Presidential Election of 2016, Whistle-Blowers September 14, 2020 at 12:07AM

What We Learned From Week 1 of the N.F.L. Season

By BY BENJAMIN HOFFMAN Sports Cam Newton looked terrific, Tom Brady looked fairly terrible, and there were upsets all over the place in a wild slate of games. New York Times Football September 14, 2020 at 12:00AM

As Wildfires Burn Out of Control, the West Coast Faces the Unimaginable

By BY THOMAS FULLER AND JACK HEALY U.S. Firefighters across California and Oregon are bracing for stronger winds that could partly clear the air — but also fan the flames of uncontrolled blazes. New York Times Fires and Firefighters, Wildfires September 13, 2020 at 11:47PM

When Good People Don’t Act, Evil Reigns

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion Stop thinking that the horrors of the world will simply work themselves out. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, War Crimes, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Deaths (Fatalities), Demonstrations, Protests and Riots September 13, 2020 at 11:25PM

Josh Allen Tops 300 Yards Passing as Bills Beat Jets in Opener

By BY GILLIAN R. BRASSIL Sports Fans often argue about which quarterback is better — the Jets’ Sam Darnold or the Bills’ Josh Allen. The season opener provided some answers. New York Times Football September 13, 2020 at 11:24PM

Eisenhower Memorial, Delayed by Design Disputes, Opens This Week

By BY PETER BAKER U.S. The memorial in Washington, D.C., pays tribute to the general who led the Allies to victory in Europe during World War II and the president who sought peace after it was over. New York Times Monuments and Memorials (Structures), Architecture, Civil Rights and Liberties, Nineteen Hundred Fifties, United States Politics and Government September 13, 2020 at 11:22PM


By Unknown Author U.S. Wildfires New York Times September 13, 2020 at 11:18PM

Homes That Sold for Under $500,000

By BY C. J. HUGHES Real Estate Recent residential sales in New York City and the region. New York Times Real Estate and Housing (Residential) September 13, 2020 at 09:00AM

How My 2-Year-Old Planted a Coronavirus Story Idea

By BY SARAH KLIFF Reader Center After another child at my son’s day care tested positive, I ran into obstacle after obstacle trying to get him a test. I quickly learned I wasn’t alone among concerned parents of young children. New York Times Tests (Medical), Children and Childhood, Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) September 13, 2020 at 09:00AM

New Cases Have Reached Record Levels in the Midwest

By BY WILL WRIGHT, MITCH SMITH AND LAZARO GAMIO U.S. As new coronavirus cases have dropped nationally, infections have soared in the Midwest. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), States (US), Masks, Colleges and Universities September 13, 2020 at 09:00AM

A New Look at the Often Barely United States

By BY JOHN WILLIAMS Books Richard Kreitner talks about “Break It Up,” his new book about deep divisions and secessionist movements throughout American history. New York Times Books and Literature, Secession and Independence Movements, States (US) September 13, 2020 at 09:00AM

Wildfires, 2020 Election, N.F.L. Sunday: Your Weekend Briefing

By BY REMY TUMIN AND JUDITH LEVITT Briefing Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories. New York Times September 13, 2020 at 08:27AM

U.S. Marine Pardoned for Killing Transgender Woman Is Deported From Philippines

By BY JASON GUTIERREZ World Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton was formally deported and flown out on a U.S. military plane. His pardon by President Rodrigo Duterte has drawn anger from activists. New York Times United States Defense and Military Forces, United States International Relations, Transgender and Transsexuals September 13, 2020 at 07:55AM

How Kamala Harris’s Immigrant Parents Found a Home, and Each Other, in a Black Study Group

By BY ELLEN BARRY U.S. Donald Harris and Shyamala Gopalan grew up under British colonial rule on different sides of the planet. They were each drawn to Berkeley, and became part of an intellectual circle that shaped the rest of their lives. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Civil Rights and Liberties September 13, 2020 at 07:00AM

‘I Was Enjoying Dinner Alone on My Favorite Boulder in St. Nicholas Park’

By Unknown Author New York A quiet place on a summer evening, a taste of wine and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary. New York Times September 13, 2020 at 07:00AM

Are the battleground suburbs solid for Biden? Depends on the battleground.

By BY TRIP GABRIEL U.S. New York Times September 13, 2020 at 07:00AM