Showing posts from November 19, 2020

Army Agrees to Review Thousands of Unfavorable Discharges for Veterans

By BY JOHN ISMAY U.S. If approved by a federal judge, the settlement agreement in a class-action lawsuit could result in thousands of veterans gaining access to the Department of Veterans Affairs’ full array of benefits. New York Times Veterans, Suits and Litigation (Civil), United States Defense and Military Forces, Traumatic Brain Injury, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Depression (Mental), Mental Health and Disorders November 20, 2020 at 12:15AM

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

By BY JONATHAN WOLFE U.S. Health care workers are begging: “Wear. A. Mask.” New York Times November 20, 2020 at 12:12AM

W.H.O. Rejects Antiviral Drug Remdesivir as a Covid Treatment

By BY BENEDICT CAREY Health In a review of several trials, the World Health Organization found that Gilead’s drug did not improve survival rates for patients nor did it help them recover. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Remdesivir (Drug), Drugs (Pharmaceuticals), Academic and Scientific Journals, your-feed-healthcare November 20, 2020 at 12:09AM

California announces a curfew aimed at curbing the rise in infections.

By BY JILL COWAN World New York Times internal-essential November 20, 2020 at 12:06AM

Giuliani spouted falsehoods for 90 minutes. Fox News aired it in its entirety.

By BY TIFFANY HSU U.S. Other networks did not broadcast the news conference, which was full of falsehoods and conspiracy theories. Later Fox News coverage fact-checked Mr. Giuliani’s statements. New York Times November 20, 2020 at 12:05AM

A new combination of drugs has been authorized for patients hospitalized with severe cases.

By BY REBECCA ROBBINS World New York Times internal-essential November 20, 2020 at 12:04AM

Making the Most of the Coming Biden Boom

By BY PAUL KRUGMAN Opinion The economic outlook is probably brighter than you think. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), United States Economy, Subprime Mortgage Crisis, Unemployment, Presidential Transition (US) November 20, 2020 at 12:00AM

Nine Nonobvious Ways to Have Deeper Conversations

By BY DAVID BROOKS Opinion The art of making connection even in a time of dislocation. New York Times Content Type: Service November 20, 2020 at 12:00AM

A Washington Tragedy

By BY LISA LERER U.S. Hundreds of thousands of Americans have died. Coronavirus cases are surging again. There’s still no federal plan. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Coronavirus Reopenings November 19, 2020 at 11:59PM

An ‘Electrifying’ Economist’s Guide to the Recovery

By BY ALISHA HARIDASANI GUPTA U.S. Mariana Mazzucato, a professor who has the ears of world leaders and chief executives, envisions a post-pandemic world that redefines what is valued. New York Times Income Inequality, Women and Girls, Capitalism (Theory and Philosophy), Politics and Government, Gross Domestic Product, Women's Rights November 19, 2020 at 11:56PM

Trump Is Salting the Soil of American Democracy

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion It’s disgraceful, as is the support of his accomplices. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Voter Fraud (Election Fraud), Presidential Transition (US), Polls and Public Opinion November 19, 2020 at 11:47PM

Knicks Get ‘Must-See TV’ Player in Obi Toppin

By BY DAVID WALDSTEIN Sports The Knicks selected Toppin, who is from Brooklyn, with the eighth overall pick in Wednesday’s N.B.A. draft. Toppin said he models his game after Anthony Davis. New York Times Draft and Recruitment (Sports), Basketball November 19, 2020 at 11:45PM

M.L.S. Layoffs Cut League’s Staff by 20 Percent

By BY KEVIN DRAPER Sports A combination of layoffs and the elimination of open positions is the latest sign of the coronavirus pandemic’s punishing financial effect on sports. New York Times Layoffs and Job Reductions, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) November 19, 2020 at 11:40PM

C.D.C. Pleads With Americans to Stay Home on Thanksgiving

By BY RONI CARYN RABIN Health Even as the White House downplays the coronavirus threat, health officials warned against traditional gatherings with those from outside the immediate household. New York Times your-feed-science, Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns, Disease Rates, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Airlines and Airplanes, Thanksgiving Day, Holidays and Special Occasions, Travel and Vacations, Hygiene and Cleanliness November 19, 2020 at 11:37PM

In a wealthy region of Italy, health care was privatized, and the virus profited.

By BY PETER S. GOODMAN AND GAIA PIANIGIANI World New York Times internal-essential November 19, 2020 at 11:36PM

Instrucciones para lidiar con la gente que no se cuida del coronavirus

By BY EMILY OSTER en Español La fatiga pandémica, el hartazgo de cambiar nuestro comportamiento a causa del coronavirus, es real. Conforme se acercan las festividades de fin de año debemos recordar que el riego de infección sigue presente y cambiar nuestros comportamientos privados. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Tests (Medical), Disease Rates, Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns, Thanksgiving Day, Medicine and Health November 19, 2020 at 11:34PM

Tell Us What You’re Thankful for, in Six Words

By BY THE NEW YORK TIMES Briefing In this year like no other, we want to know what makes you grateful. New York Times November 19, 2020 at 11:33PM


By Unknown Author U.S. Coronavirus New York Times November 19, 2020 at 11:23PM

Roblox, edging toward I.P.O., reveals surging revenue and losses.

By BY KELLEN BROWNING AND LAUREN HIRSCH Business The gaming site and app, which is popular with tweens, has benefited from the pandemic but continues to lose money. New York Times Venture Capital, Company Reports, Initial Public Offerings, Start-ups, Games, Computer and Video Games November 19, 2020 at 11:23PM

Unemployment Claims Rise as Economic Worries Grow

By BY NELSON D. SCHWARTZ Business With coronavirus cases increasing again in the United States, the “fragility of the recovery” is in jeopardy, one economist said. New York Times United States Economy, Labor and Jobs, Unemployment Insurance, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Stimulus (Economic), Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Unemployment November 19, 2020 at 11:20PM

Egypt Arrests Human Rights Leader, Continuing Crackdown on Dissent

By BY VIVIAN YEE World The head of a human rights group and two of its other staff members have joined thousands of opposition figures, protesters and activists already in prison. New York Times Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Political Prisoners, United States International Relations November 19, 2020 at 11:19PM

U.S. colleges have reported over 320,000 virus cases, one-fifth of them in the last month.

By BY MITCH SMITH U.S. New York Times internal-essential November 19, 2020 at 11:15PM

Michigan, Thanksgiving Guidance, Booker Prize: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

By BY REMY TUMIN AND JEREMIAH M. BOGERT, JR. Briefing Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day. New York Times November 19, 2020 at 11:12PM