Showing posts from September 17, 2020

In-Tents Experiences

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Anne and Daniel Larsen work beautifully together. New York Times Crossword Puzzles September 18, 2020 at 02:00AM

Striking a unifying tone, Biden says he will be president of both blue and red America.

By BY SYDNEY EMBER U.S. New York Times September 18, 2020 at 01:52AM

Trump Calls for ‘Patriotic Education’ to Defend American History From the Left

By BY MICHAEL CROWLEY U.S. At the National Archives Museum, the president warned against a “radical movement” that has emerged from “decades of left-wing indoctrination in our schools.” New York Times United States Politics and Government, Education, Slavery (Historical) September 18, 2020 at 01:45AM

Biden tries to turn back Trump’s law-and-order attacks.

By BY GLENN THRUSH U.S. New York Times September 18, 2020 at 01:44AM

Bolivia’s Interim President Pulls Out of Election

By BY ANATOLY KURMANAEV World Less than a year after declaring herself president of her turbulent country, Jeanine Añez abandoned her attempt to win official approval from the voters. New York Times Elections, Politics and Government September 18, 2020 at 01:43AM

Biden says there’s ‘no rationale’ to eliminate fracking.

By BY THOMAS KAPLAN U.S. New York Times September 18, 2020 at 01:24AM

A narrow lead in the Sun Belt.

By BY NATE COHN The Upshot New York Times Polls and Public Opinion, Presidential Election of 2012 September 18, 2020 at 01:14AM

Leaning into his blue-collar roots, Biden says ‘we’re as good as anybody else.’

By BY SYDNEY EMBER U.S. New York Times September 18, 2020 at 01:00AM

Biden slams Barr’s slavery comment as ‘outrageous’ and ‘sick.’

By BY GLENN THRUSH U.S. New York Times September 18, 2020 at 12:45AM


By Unknown Author World Coronavirus New York Times September 18, 2020 at 12:43AM

How N.Y.C.’s Plan to Open Schools Fell Apart

By BY ELIZA SHAPIRO New York Mayor Bill de Blasio canceled the start of in-person classes for the country’s largest school system just three days before they were set to begin, sowing even more confusing among parents and educators. New York Times Education (K-12), Parenting, Children and Childhood September 18, 2020 at 12:35AM

Biden says he may not be able to enforce nationwide mask mandate.

By BY SYDNEY EMBER U.S. New York Times September 18, 2020 at 12:30AM

Princeton Admitted Past Racism. Now It Is Under Investigation.

By BY ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS U.S. The Trump administration opened a civil rights investigation into the university after its president acknowledged the role of systemic racism at the school and in society. New York Times Colleges and Universities, Discrimination, Affirmative Action, Race and Ethnicity, Black Lives Matter Movement, United States Politics and Government, Civil Rights and Liberties September 18, 2020 at 12:24AM

Military Names New Judge for Guantánamo Bay 9/11 Trial

By BY CAROL ROSENBERG U.S. The selection of Col. Stephen Keane eliminates one crucial roadblock to restarting pretrial hearings in the long-running case of the five men accused of helping plot the attack. New York Times United States Defense and Military Forces, Military Tribunals, September 11 (2001), Detainees, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) September 18, 2020 at 12:18AM

For Trump, It’s Not the United States, It’s Red and Blue States

By BY PETER BAKER U.S. A statement by the president this week was an insight into how he views the country as composed of parts that either are for him or against him. New York Times States (US), United States Politics and Government, Taxation, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Immigration and Emigration September 18, 2020 at 12:17AM

As Courts Back Broad Mail-In Voting, DeJoy Apologizes for Missteps

By BY NICK CORASANITI, KENNETH P. VOGEL, LUKE BROADWATER AND HAILEY FUCHS U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy privately apologized to election officials for failing to consult about a postcard that was sent to educate voters on mail-in ballots. New York Times Postal Service and Post Offices, Absentee Voting, Voting and Voters, Postcards, Courts and the Judiciary, Federal-State Relations (US), States (US), Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government September 18, 2020 at 12:13AM


By Unknown Author Briefing Morning New York Times September 17, 2020 at 11:51PM

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

By BY JONATHAN WOLFE U.S. Two drug companies released comprehensive road maps of how they are evaluating their vaccines. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) September 17, 2020 at 11:43PM

Breezy, Colorful Pieces to Make Summer Feel Longer

By BY ANGELA KOH T Magazine A roundup of early fall essentials, from airy dresses to cozy crocheted knits, that will ease the seasonal transition. New York Times Fashion and Apparel, Summer (Season), Autumn (Season), Dresses, Knitting and Knit Goods September 17, 2020 at 11:42PM

Virginia Supreme Court rejects Kanye West’s appeal to be placed on the ballot.

By BY JENNY GROSS U.S. New York Times September 17, 2020 at 11:37PM

Rare Hurricane-Force Mediterranean Cyclone Heads for Greece

By BY RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA World This type of storm, dubbed a Medicane, was all but unknown until recent years. It is expected to make landfall in southwestern Greece on Friday. New York Times Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, Weather September 17, 2020 at 11:17PM

F.B.I. Director Warns of Russian Interference and White Supremacist Violence

By BY ZOLAN KANNO-YOUNGS U.S. The testimony contradicted efforts by President Trump and other officials to downplay the threats. New York Times Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates, United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Cyberwarfare and Defense, Antifa Movement (US), Right-Wing Extremism and Alt-Right, Fringe Groups and Movements September 17, 2020 at 11:12PM

Biden and Trump hold dueling prime-time events tonight.

By BY SYDNEY EMBER U.S. New York Times September 17, 2020 at 11:06PM