Showing posts from September 23, 2020

La incompetencia de los políticos españoles puede ser tan mortal como la COVID-19

By BY DAVID JIMÉNEZ en Español Los ciudadanos hicieron su trabajo, aceptaron los confinamientos y siguieron normas como el uso de mascarillas. Los políticos se pelearon entre ellos, incumplieron las promesas y repitieron los errores de la primera ola del virus. New York Times Politics and Government, Coronavirus Reopenings, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Polls and Public Opinion September 24, 2020 at 05:05AM

Political Incompetence Can Be as Deadly as Covid-19

By BY DAVID JIMÉNEZ Opinion Spaniards did their part, staying home and wearing masks. But politicians quarreled among themselves and repeated the mistakes of the first wave of the virus. New York Times Politics and Government, Coronavirus Reopenings, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Polls and Public Opinion September 24, 2020 at 05:00AM

The Lightning Gain Stamkos, and the Lead

By BY CAROL SCHRAM Sports The Tampa Bay captain played less than three minutes, but scored in a 5-2 win over Dallas in Game 3. New York Times Playoff Games, Hockey, Ice, Stanley Cup September 24, 2020 at 04:56AM

Record Wildfires on the West Coast Are Capping a Disastrous Decade

By BY BLACKI MIGLIOZZI, SCOTT REINHARD, NADJA POPOVICH, TIM WALLACE AND ALLISON MCCANN Climate One after another, major fires exploded across Washington, Oregon and California earlier this month. They have added up to the worst fire season on record. New York Times Wildfires September 24, 2020 at 04:53AM

Nothing Eats Viruses, Right? Meet Some Hungry Protists

By BY KATHERINE J. WU Science New genetic evidence builds the case that single-celled marine microbes might chow down on viruses. New York Times Microbiology, Viruses, Oceans and Seas, Research, your-feed-science September 24, 2020 at 04:15AM

N.F.L. Week 3 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

By BY BENJAMIN HOFFMAN Sports With a matchup between the Ravens and the Chiefs looming on Monday, the rest of the week feels like an appetizer. New York Times Football September 24, 2020 at 04:01AM

James Rodríguez Is Here to Entertain You

By BY RORY SMITH Sports Don’t think about the economics at play in the Colombian’s arrival at Everton. Just enjoy it. New York Times Soccer September 24, 2020 at 04:00AM

Your Thursday Briefing

By BY NATASHA FROST Briefing Breonna Taylor, coronavirus vaccine, Belarus: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times September 24, 2020 at 02:58AM

Corrections: Sept. 24, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. New York Times September 24, 2020 at 02:44AM

Quotation of the Day: Officer Charged and Two Cleared in Taylor Killing

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Thursday, September 24, 2020. New York Times September 24, 2020 at 02:44AM

‘Have I Ever Steered You Wrong?’

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Trenton Charlson explains things to us. New York Times Crossword Puzzles September 24, 2020 at 02:00AM

Trump Won’t Commit to ‘Peaceful’ Post-Election Transfer of Power

By BY MICHAEL CROWLEY U.S. In response to a question, the president complained about mail-in ballots and said: “There won’t be a transfer, frankly. There will be a continuation.” New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Absentee Voting September 24, 2020 at 01:51AM

Biden, pressed on the Breonna Taylor case and Trump’s court shortlist, has little to say.

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. New York Times September 24, 2020 at 01:12AM

Ginsburg Remembered as Champion of Justice as Struggle Continues Over Her Successor

By BY PETER BAKER U.S. Long lines of mourners waited outside the Supreme Court to pay their respects, but President Trump again made clear he would not honor her dying wish that filling her seat wait until the next president was chosen. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Women's Rights, Funerals and Memorials, Capitol Building (Washington, DC), Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010), Abortion September 24, 2020 at 12:54AM

The Republican Irritation Olympics

By BY GAIL COLLINS Opinion So much talent, if you really enjoy exasperation. New York Times Appointments and Executive Changes, Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2016, Presidential Election of 2008, Courts and the Judiciary September 24, 2020 at 12:29AM

Maya Gabeira, la mujer que surfeó la ola más grande de 2020

By BY ADAM SKOLNICK en Español La brasileña no solo surfeó la mayor ola jamás montada por una mujer. Fue la ola más grande surfeada por cualquier persona durante la temporada de invierno 2019-20, una novedad para las mujeres del surf profesional. New York Times Surfing, Records and Achievements, Women and Girls September 24, 2020 at 12:28AM

Fired Officer Is Indicted in Breonna Taylor Case; Protesters Wanted Stronger Charges

By BY RUKMINI CALLIMACHI, NICHOLAS BOGEL-BURROUGHS, JOHN ELIGON AND WILL WRIGHT U.S. A former officer was charged with “wanton endangerment” for endangering Ms. Taylor’s neighbors with gunshots when she was killed by police officers in her Louisville apartment. New York Times Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Black Lives Matter Movement, George Floyd Protests (2020) September 24, 2020 at 12:23AM

A stronger day for Trump in the tipping-point states.

By BY NATE COHN The Upshot New York Times September 24, 2020 at 12:01AM

Chief Executive of Embattled Alaskan Mine Project Resigns

By BY HENRY FOUNTAIN Climate The executive made “offensive” remarks about the state’s political leaders, the company said, in meetings recorded by an environmental group. New York Times Environment, Mines and Mining, Appointments and Executive Changes, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry September 23, 2020 at 11:55PM

Trump May Reject Tougher F.D.A. Vaccine Standards, Calling Them ‘Political’

By BY SHERYL GAY STOLBERG U.S. In suggesting he might reject tougher guidelines, President Trump once again undermined efforts by government scientists to bolster public confidence in their work. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Masks, United States Politics and Government, Vaccination and Immunization, Presidential Election of 2020 September 23, 2020 at 11:51PM

Trump refuses to commit to ‘a peaceful transfer of all power’ after election.

By BY MICHAEL CROWLEY AND NEIL VIGDOR U.S. New York Times September 23, 2020 at 11:41PM

Ginsburg Clerks Remember Her as a Mentor Who Treated Them Like Family

By BY HAILEY FUCHS U.S. With birthday cakes, baby clothes, meticulous edits and high standards, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg forged a personal bond with her clerks that transcended the legal profession. New York Times Legal Profession, Families and Family Life, United States Politics and Government September 23, 2020 at 11:37PM

Trump Nominates Former Nunes Aide to Intelligence Watchdog Post

By BY JULIAN E. BARNES U.S. The president fired the official who previously held the job and had played a key role in telling lawmakers about the whistle-blower complaint that prompted impeachment proceedings. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Espionage and Intelligence Services, Appointments and Executive Changes, Inspectors General, United States Politics and Government, Ethics and Official Misconduct September 23, 2020 at 11:23PM