Showing posts from April, 2021

Pandemic Inspector General Warns of Oversight Breakdown

By BY ALAN RAPPEPORT U.S. An internal dispute at the Treasury Department shows the challenge of tracking trillions of dollars of economic relief money. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020), Stimulus (Economic), Inspectors General May 1, 2021 at 04:12AM

What to Know About the 147th Kentucky Derby

By BY MELISSA HOPPERT AND JOE DRAPE Sports The post time for the race is 6:57 p.m. Eastern time on Saturday. New York Times Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, Triple Crown (Horse Racing), Jockeys, Drivers and Trainers May 1, 2021 at 04:01AM

Tom Brady Charted a New Path. Aaron Rodgers Struggles to Do the Same.

By BY BEN SHPIGEL Sports When Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks like Brady, Rodgers and Russell Wilson grow frustrated with their teams, the nature of N.F.L. contracts makes it hard to scramble away. Brady ultimately succeeded by running out the clock. New York Times Football, Free Agents (Sports), Draft and Recruitment (Sports) May 1, 2021 at 04:01AM

Judge and Cole Dominate as Yankees Crush Tigers

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sports Judge’s two homers held lead a blowout. The Mets, meanwhile, had tempers flare in a loss to Philadelphia. New York Times Baseball May 1, 2021 at 03:27AM

Looking for a Weekend Excursion? Try Craft Shop Hopping

By BY DEBORAH NEEDLEMAN T Magazine A wealth of stores and studios in Connecticut and upstate New York offer lovely handmade wares that you’ll have forever. New York Times Ceramics and Pottery, Art, Quarantine (Life and Culture), Handicrafts, Small Business May 1, 2021 at 02:19AM

MoMA Blocks Protesters Who Planned to Demonstrate Inside

By BY ZACHARY SMALL Arts The museum, citing safety concerns, closed its doors to the protesters who say MoMA caters too much to the interests of its wealthy donors. New York Times Museums, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Art May 1, 2021 at 12:31AM

Quotation of the Day: Hauling Loads, With Pets at Their Side

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Friday, April 30, 2021. New York Times April 30, 2021 at 01:19AM

The Lions pick up Oregon OT Penei Sewell.

By BY BEN SHPIGEL Sports New York Times April 30, 2021 at 01:15AM

América Latina tras un año de pérdidas por la COVID-19

By BY JULIE TURKEWITZ AND MITRA TAJ en Español La crisis en la región ha empeorado de manera alarmante y podría poner en riesgo el progreso de vacunación logrado más allá de sus fronteras. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Vaccination and Immunization, Disease Rates, Hospitals April 30, 2021 at 01:13AM

The two top-rated wide receivers are off the board.

By BY EMMANUEL MORGAN Sports New York Times April 30, 2021 at 01:08AM

Florida Republicans Pass Voting Limits in Broad Elections Bill

By BY PATRICIA MAZZEI AND NICK CORASANITI U.S. The bill, which Gov. Ron DeSantis is expected to sign, is the latest Republican effort to restrict voting after the 2020 election. It will make Florida the first major swing state won by Donald Trump to pass such a law. New York Times Voter Registration and Requirements, Law and Legislation, Voter Fraud (Election Fraud), Rumors and Misinformation, Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, State Legislatures April 30, 2021 at 01:05AM

Ja’Marr Chase will reunite with Joe Burrow in Cincinnati.

By BY KEN BELSON Sports New York Times April 30, 2021 at 01:03AM

Shake-Up at Covid Vaccine Manufacturer That Tossed Millions of Doses

By BY SHERYL GAY STOLBERG AND CHRIS HAMBY U.S. Emergent BioSolutions’ C.E.O. announced several executive changes but vigorously defended the company, which is on track for record revenues. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Vaccination and Immunization, Factories and Manufacturing, Government Contracts and Procurement, Drugs (Pharmaceuticals), Regulation and Deregulation of Industry April 30, 2021 at 12:56AM

Kyle Pitts is the highest-drafted TE in N.F.L. history.

By BY BEN SHPIGEL Sports New York Times April 30, 2021 at 12:53AM

Film Club: ‘Sensations of Sound’

By BY THE LEARNING NETWORK The Learning Network At age 20, Rachel Kolb received cochlear implants that gave her partial hearing. In virtual reality, experience how music felt for her, before and after. Then consider: What does music feel like to you? New York Times April 30, 2021 at 12:52AM

Pence, in his first speech since leaving office, speaks fondly of Trump.

By BY ANNIE KARNI U.S. The former vice president credited the Trump administration with “four years of consequence, four years of results and four years of promises made and promises kept.” New York Times United States Politics and Government, Conservatism (US Politics) April 30, 2021 at 12:50AM

The 49ers grab Trey Lance with the third pick.

By BY EMMANUEL MORGAN Sports New York Times April 30, 2021 at 12:45AM

The Jets Try to Find a Quarterback … Again

By Unknown Author Sports Zach Wilson is the Jets’ latest attempt to solve a decades-long quarterback quandary: They’re still trying to replace Joe Namath. New York Times Draft and Recruitment (Sports) April 30, 2021 at 12:37AM

A look at the Jets’ history of futility at quarterback.

By BY BEN SHPIGEL Sports New York Times April 30, 2021 at 12:36AM

With Zach Wilson, the Jets hope to end their decades-long QB search.

By BY KEN BELSON Sports New York Times Football April 30, 2021 at 12:33AM

The Jaguars make it official with Trevor Lawrence pick.

By BY BEN SHPIGEL Sports New York Times April 30, 2021 at 12:26AM

N.F.L. draft order and picks: Here are the first round results.

By BY THE NEW YORK TIMES Sports New York Times April 30, 2021 at 12:26AM

America Is Brutal to Parents. Biden Is Trying to Change That.

By BY MICHELLE GOLDBERG Opinion We're finally on the cusp of a humane family policy. New York Times American Families Plan (2021), Child Care, Families and Family Life, Family Leaves, Day Care Centers, Education (Pre-School), Welfare (US), United States Politics and Government, Women and Girls April 30, 2021 at 12:16AM

Many Dead in Stampede at Israel Religious Celebration

By BY ERIC NAGOURNEY World An estimated 100,000 people had gathered to celebrate the feast of Lag b’Omer. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the episode a “terrible disaster.” New York Times Stampedes, Jews and Judaism April 30, 2021 at 12:09AM

The Jaguars taunted TV networks about the first pick.

By BY KEN BELSON Sports New York Times April 30, 2021 at 12:05AM

Patrick Surtain II has a PS2 controller pendant.

By BY ELENA BERGERON Sports New York Times April 30, 2021 at 12:00AM

Roger Goodell’s armchair is coming to Cleveland.

By BY KEN BELSON Sports New York Times April 29, 2021 at 11:55PM

Roger Goodell gave his first public statement on the Deshaun Watson investigation.

By BY KEN BELSON Sports New York Times April 29, 2021 at 11:29PM

Patrick Surtain II is among those following their fathers to the N.F.L.

By BY EMMANUEL MORGAN Sports New York Times April 29, 2021 at 11:15PM

“When I was vice president, the president asked me to focus on providing help needed to address the root causes of migration. And to help keep people in their own countries instead of being forced to leave. The plan was working, but the last administration decided it was not worth it.”

By BY EILEEN SULLIVAN AND ZOLAN KANNO-YOUNGS U.S. New York Times April 29, 2021 at 02:17AM

“And we won’t ignore what our own intelligence agencies have determined — the most lethal terrorist threat to the homeland today: white supremacy terrorism.”

By BY ERIC SCHMITT U.S. New York Times April 29, 2021 at 02:12AM

“America will not back away from our commitment to human rights and fundamental freedoms.”

By BY LARA JAKES U.S. New York Times April 29, 2021 at 02:05AM

“In the 1990s, we passed universal background checks and a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines that hold 100 rounds that can be fired in seconds. We beat the N.R.A. Mass shootings and gun violence declined. But in the early 2000s, that law expired and we’ve seen the daily bloodshed since.”

By BY LINDA QIU U.S. New York Times April 29, 2021 at 02:01AM

Pet Peeves

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games “Queen’s first radio hit.” New York Times Crossword Puzzles April 29, 2021 at 02:00AM


By BY EMILY CHAN AND SAMMI ZHENG World 拜登上任百日,首次赴国会发表正式讲话;三星继承人将支付12万亿韩元遗产税;东京奥运会更新疫情期间行动指南;英国调查首相约翰逊是否利用政治捐款翻新官邸……这里是今日要闻。 New York Times April 29, 2021 at 01:52AM

“Just before Covid, we had the most inclusive economy in my lifetime. The lowest unemployment ever recorded for African Americans, Hispanics, and Asian-Americans. The lowest for women in nearly 70 years. Wages were growing faster for the bottom 25% than the top 25%.

By BY JEANNA SMIALEK U.S. New York Times April 29, 2021 at 01:41AM

“In the process, while this was all going on, the economy created more than 1,300,000 new jobs in 100 days. More new jobs in the first 100 days than any president on record.”

By BY JEANNA SMIALEK U.S. New York Times April 29, 2021 at 01:39AM

An Alameda Police Officer Used His Knee to Pin Down Mario Gonzalez

By BY SHAWN HUBLER AND EVAN HILL U.S. An analysis of body camera footage shows that one officer appeared to keep his knee on the upper right side of Mr. Gonzalez’s back for 2 minutes 50 seconds. New York Times Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Loitering April 29, 2021 at 01:38AM

“We’re also providing rental assistance — you all know this but the American people, I want to make sure they understand — keeping people from being evicted from their homes.”

By BY LINDA QIU U.S. Congress has appropriated $46 billion since December to help renters and landlords, but relatively little of it has reached them yet. New York Times April 29, 2021 at 01:37AM

“The climate crisis is not our fight alone, either. It’s a global fight. The United States accounts for less than 15% of carbon emissions. The rest of the world accounts for 85%”

By BY LISA FRIEDMAN U.S. New York Times April 29, 2021 at 01:34AM

Harris and Pelosi make history standing behind a president during a formal address to Congress.

By BY ALISHA HARIDASANI GUPTA U.S. President Biden is delivering his speech while standing in front of two women — Vice President Kamala Harris and Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California. New York Times April 29, 2021 at 01:23AM

Burning of Police Station After George Floyd’s Death Draws 4-Year Sentence

By BY AZI PAYBARAH U.S. A 23-year-old Brainerd, Minn., man was also ordered to pay $12 million for his role in the fire in Minneapolis, U.S. prosecutors said. New York Times Arson, George Floyd Protests (2020), Fires and Firefighters April 29, 2021 at 01:13AM

Man Caught Smuggling 35 Songbirds Into J.F.K. Airport, Authorities Say

By BY NEIL VIGDOR New York Kevin Andre McKenzie of Guyana concealed finches inside hair curlers in his clothing, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said. New York Times Wildlife Trade and Poaching, Finches (Birds), Birds, Smuggling, Animal Abuse, Rights and Welfare April 29, 2021 at 01:08AM

Analysis: Biden is betting the pandemic has reset voters’ views of how much federal spending is too much.

By BY JIM TANKERSLEY U.S. New York Times April 29, 2021 at 12:35AM

Watch President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress with real-time analysis and fact checks at 9 P.M. EST.

By Unknown Author U.S. New York Times April 29, 2021 at 12:28AM

Paul Kellogg, New York City Opera Impresario, Dies at 84

By BY ANTHONY TOMMASINI Arts He had no opera experience when he was chosen to run the Glimmerglass Opera in upstate New York; 17 years later, he took on City Opera during a difficult period. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Opera, Classical Music, Theater April 29, 2021 at 12:09AM

Did the 2020 Census Undercount the Hispanic Population?

By BY REID J. EPSTEIN AND JENNIFER MEDINA U.S. Officials from both parties say the census numbers released this week raise questions about the totals, with Democrats contending that the Hispanic population was undercounted. New York Times Census, Redistricting and Reapportionment, Hispanic-Americans, Population, United States Politics and Government, States (US) April 28, 2021 at 11:05PM

Biden Seeks Shift in How the Nation Serves Its People

By BY PETER BAKER U.S. The president’s costly proposals amount to a risky gamble that a country polarized along ideological and cultural lines is ready for a more activist government. New York Times State of the Union Message (US), American Families Plan (2021), American Jobs Plan (2021), American Rescue Plan (2021), United States Economy, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Presidents and Presidency (US) April 29, 2021 at 12:01AM

3 Indicted on Federal Hate Crime Charges in Ahmaud Arbery Shooting

By BY KATIE BENNER AND WILL WRIGHT U.S. The Justice Department’s announcement of the charges was the latest in a string of moves to make civil rights protections a priority. New York Times Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Hate Crimes, United States Politics and Government, Civil Rights and Liberties, Black People, Black Lives Matter Movement, Race and Ethnicity April 28, 2021 at 11:58PM

Amazon to raise pay for 500,000 workers.

By BY KAREN WEISE Technology They will receive 50 cents to $3 more an hour, the company said. New York Times Wages and Salaries, Delivery Services, Labor and Jobs, Computers and the Internet, E-Commerce April 28, 2021 at 11:37PM