Showing posts from September 30, 2020

Twitter shuts down accounts from Iran that sought to disrupt debate dialogue.

By BY KATE CONGER U.S. New York Times October 1, 2020 at 01:14AM

Top companies pledge to get virus tests, treatments and vaccines to the developing world.

By BY NICHOLAS KULISH AND MEGAN TWOHEY World New York Times October 1, 2020 at 12:56AM

Trump’s Tax Avoidance Is a Tax on the Rest of Us

By BY BROOKE HARRINGTON Opinion The majority of taxpayers can’t afford the expensive professional advice on which successful tax-avoidance strategies depend. New York Times Tax Shelters, Income Tax, Federal Taxes (US), Trump Tax Returns October 1, 2020 at 12:54AM

Can Mike Espy Make History, Again?

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion If the Democratic Party claims to value Black support, then they should work harder to make it happen. New York Times Black People, Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, State Legislatures, Elections, Senate October 1, 2020 at 12:45AM

Facebook will forbid ads that undermine the legitimacy of the coming election.

By BY MIKE ISAAC U.S. New York Times October 1, 2020 at 12:45AM

Trump Calls on Extremists to ‘Stand By’

By BY NICHOLAS KRISTOF Opinion Instead of condemning violent groups, the president marshals them. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Right-Wing Extremism and Alt-Right, Fringe Groups and Movements, Whites, Debates (Political), Demonstrations, Protests and Riots October 1, 2020 at 12:43AM

Brad Parscale steps away from the Trump campaign entirely after episode involving law enforcement.

By BY MATT STEVENS AND MAGGIE HABERMAN U.S. New York Times October 1, 2020 at 12:36AM

N.B.A. Finals Live Updates: Game 1 Lakers vs. Heat

By BY SOPAN DEB AND MARC STEIN Sports LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are up against Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat for the championship. New York Times Basketball, NBA Championship, Playoff Games October 1, 2020 at 12:30AM

Anyone Else Want to See Trump ‘Shut Up’?

By BY GAIL COLLINS Opinion Our president as a terrible toddler. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Debates (Political) October 1, 2020 at 12:05AM

The Proud Boys, Who Trade in Political Violence, Get a Boost From Trump

By BY NEIL MACFARQUHAR, ALAN FEUER, MIKE BAKER AND SHEERA FRENKEL U.S. During this week’s presidential debate, President Trump said the far-right organization should “stand back and stand by.” Some saw it as an endorsement of a group known for street brawls. New York Times Right-Wing Extremism and Alt-Right, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Fringe Groups and Movements September 30, 2020 at 11:48PM

A major Boston hospital has a cluster of cases among its staff and patients.

By BY GIULIA MCDONNELL NIETO DEL RIO World New York Times September 30, 2020 at 11:45PM

Trump Renews Fears of Voter Intimidation as G.O.P. Poll Watchers Mobilize

By BY DANNY HAKIM, STEPHANIE SAUL, NICK CORASANITI AND MICHAEL WINES U.S. Republicans are putting together what they call an army of Trump supporters to monitor election procedures. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Voter Fraud (Election Fraud), Voter Registration and Requirements, Debates (Political) September 30, 2020 at 11:44PM

Hopeful Day in Queens: A Slice of Pizza, Served Indoors

By BY MATTHEW HAAG New York After months of lockdown, restaurant owners in this Queens neighborhood finally had a reason to be optimistic: indoor dining had returned. New York Times Restaurants, Quarantine (Life and Culture) September 30, 2020 at 11:39PM

Pennsylvania’s top election official casts doubt on fraud claims in Luzerne County.

By BY NICK CORASANITI U.S. New York Times September 30, 2020 at 11:33PM

Republicans Scold Trump on White Supremacy, Fearing a Drag on the Party

By BY ALEXANDER BURNS, JONATHAN MARTIN AND MAGGIE HABERMAN U.S. For the second time in two weeks, Republicans distanced themselves from the president, expressing unease about his failure to disavow an extremist group linked with acts of violence. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Debates (Political), Right-Wing Extremism and Alt-Right September 30, 2020 at 11:31PM


By Unknown Author World Coronavirus New York Times September 30, 2020 at 11:26PM

Rebuffed by Vatican, Pompeo Assails China and Aligns With Pope’s Critics

By BY JASON HOROWITZ AND LARA JAKES World Pope Francis declined to see Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is demanding a harder Vatican line on China. The Holy See said meeting just before a U.S. election would be inappropriate. New York Times United States International Relations September 30, 2020 at 11:26PM

U.S. Repatriates Last of Islamic State Suspects Believed Captured in Syria

By BY KATIE BENNER U.S. The suspects had been held by Syrian forces along with prisoners from other countries whose governments have been reluctant to take back the men. New York Times Terrorism, Detainees, United States Defense and Military Forces, Defense and Military Forces, United States Politics and Government September 30, 2020 at 11:26PM

M.L.B. Will Allow Fans at World Series and N.L. Championship Series

By BY TYLER KEPNER Sports About 11,500 tickets will be available for games at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. M.L.B. did not get approval to sell tickets to the A.L.C.S., which will be in California. New York Times Baseball, Playoff Games, Stadiums and Arenas, World Series, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) September 30, 2020 at 11:20PM

Movie theaters say they can’t survive without aid from Congress.

By BY BROOKS BARNES Business New York Times September 30, 2020 at 11:16PM

Now at the Boarding Gate: Coronavirus Tests

By BY TARIRO MZEZEWA Travel Airlines and airports are offering the tests as a way for travelers whose results are negative to avoid quarantines at their destinations, and to revive travelers’ faith in flying. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Travel and Vacations, Quarantine (Life and Culture), Airlines and Airplanes September 30, 2020 at 11:10PM

Paris Chef Commits Suicide After Assault Allegations, Family Says

By BY NORIMITSU ONISHI World Taku Sekine, 39, famous for his restaurants, Dersou and Cheval d’or, had faced recent accusations of sexual violence. New York Times Chefs, Sex Crimes September 30, 2020 at 11:07PM

Study Finds ‘Single Largest Driver’ of Coronavirus Misinformation: Trump

By BY SHERYL GAY STOLBERG AND NOAH WEILAND U.S. Cornell University researchers analyzing 38 million English-language articles about the pandemic found that President Trump was the largest driver of the “infodemic.” New York Times Rumors and Misinformation, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Research, United States Politics and Government, Conspiracy Theories September 30, 2020 at 11:02PM