Showing posts from October 15, 2020

Savannah Guthrie gets answers from Trump by setting a fast pace and following up.

By BY ANNIE KARNI U.S. New York Times October 16, 2020 at 12:51AM

“We had the greatest economy in the history of our country, last year.”

By BY JEANNA SMIALEK U.S. Many people remained on the job market’s sidelines and inequality remained high. New York Times October 16, 2020 at 12:51AM

Biden says that elements of the 1994 crime bill were a ‘mistake.’

By BY REID J. EPSTEIN U.S. New York Times October 16, 2020 at 12:50AM

“There is no plan to figure out how to distribute it. How many — we have 500,000, you know, vials of it.”

By BY NOAH WEILAND U.S. Federal health officials are still trying to determine who might be in most need of the Regeneron treatment, and how to get it to them. New York Times October 16, 2020 at 12:45AM

“Just the other day they came out with a statement that 85 percent of the people that wear masks catch it.”

By BY SHERYL GAY STOLBERG U.S. The C.D.C. says otherwise. New York Times October 16, 2020 at 12:45AM

Before the town halls, the polls finally catch up with the news.

By BY NATE COHN The Upshot New York Times Polls and Public Opinion, Presidential Election of 2020 October 16, 2020 at 12:44AM

Biden says Black voters will find a fairer justice system and economic opportunity if he is elected.

By BY SYDNEY EMBER U.S. New York Times October 16, 2020 at 12:44AM

Trump denies knowing anything about QAnon, then praises them for fighting pedophilia.

By BY GLENN THRUSH U.S. New York Times October 16, 2020 at 12:44AM

Trump again claims he would ‘replace’ Obamacare without explaining how.

By BY MAGGIE ASTOR U.S. New York Times October 16, 2020 at 12:44AM

Remdesivir Fails to Prevent Covid-19 Deaths in Huge Trial

By BY KATHERINE J. WU AND GINA KOLATA Health An antiviral widely used to treat hospitalized patients did not lower the mortality rate in a multinational trial. New York Times your-feed-science, Remdesivir (Drug), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Drugs (Pharmaceuticals), Deaths (Fatalities) October 16, 2020 at 12:39AM

“I denounced white supremacy” during the first debate.

By BY LINDA QIU U.S. He said he was willing but then did not do it. New York Times October 16, 2020 at 12:38AM

Corrections: Oct. 16, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. New York Times October 16, 2020 at 12:07AM

President Trump’s town hall begins with a question about his coronavirus infection.

By BY MAGGIE ASTOR U.S. New York Times October 16, 2020 at 12:07AM

Joe Biden’s town hall kicks off.

By BY REID J. EPSTEIN U.S. New York Times October 16, 2020 at 12:02AM

Adrienne Warren: ‘I Needed a Break’

By BY SARAH BAHR Theater After a grueling run and tumultuous summer, the Tony-nominated star of “Tina — The Tina Turner Musical” relishes the time to heal. New York Times Tony Awards (Theater Awards), Theater, Actors and Actresses October 16, 2020 at 12:00AM

Hot Toddy Season Comes Early This Year

By BY ROBERT SIMONSON Food Outdoor seating and dropping temperatures have created a demand for warming cocktails at New York City bars. New York Times Bars and Nightclubs, Cocktails and Mixed Drinks October 15, 2020 at 11:54PM

Bernard Cohen, Lawyer in Landmark Mixed-Marriage Case, Dies at 86

By BY NEIL GENZLINGER U.S. With Philip J. Hirschkop, he brought Loving v. Virginia to the Supreme Court, which struck down laws against interracial marriages. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Race and Ethnicity, Marriages, Legal Profession, Civil Rights and Liberties October 15, 2020 at 11:48PM

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

By BY JONATHAN WOLFE AND AMELIA NIERENBERG U.S. The White House is embracing a dubious route to “herd immunity,” a strategy rejected by most health experts. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) October 15, 2020 at 11:43PM

100-Plus Mentor Texts for Documenting Your Life in 2020

By BY KATHERINE SCHULTEN The Learning Network Work by teenagers and adults, in a variety of mediums and genres, that can inspire your own account of this extraordinary year. New York Times October 15, 2020 at 11:39PM

An antiviral drug used to treat Covid, remdesivir, does not prevent death, researchers say.

By BY KATHERINE J. WU World New York Times internal-essential October 15, 2020 at 11:35PM

Major Retailers in Britain Say No to Glitter for Christmas

By BY JACEY FORTIN Business Morrisons, John Lewis and Waitrose said they would not be using glitter in their holiday products this year. Does that really help the environment? New York Times Plastics, Shopping and Retail, Containers and Packaging, Water Pollution, Christmas, Pollution, Supermarkets and Grocery Stores, Oceans and Seas, Research October 15, 2020 at 11:24PM

A Rapid Test Offers Hope for Community Screening

By BY APOORVA MANDAVILLI Health In a small study in San Francisco, Abbott’s BinaxNOW identified infectious people nearly as accurately as a P.C.R. test. New York Times your-feed-science, Tests (Medical), Disease Rates, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Hispanic-Americans October 15, 2020 at 11:20PM