Showing posts from February 21, 2021

What’s on TV This Week: ‘Mr. Soul!’ and the Golden Globes

By BY LAUREN HARD Arts A documentary on the pioneering variety show “Soul!” is on PBS. And the Golden Globes air on NBC from both coasts. New York Times Television February 22, 2021 at 06:00AM

Climate Threats Could Mean Big Jumps in Insurance Costs This Year

By BY CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE Climate The federal government is revising rates for flood coverage on April 1. New data suggests premiums need to increase sharply for some homes. New York Times Flood Insurance, Zoning, Building (Construction), Global Warming, United States Politics and Government, Greenhouse Gas Emissions February 22, 2021 at 05:01AM

France Hired McKinsey to Help in the Pandemic. Then Came the Questions.

By BY LIZ ALDERMAN Business After previously undisclosed contracts were revealed, the company has become a magnet for criticism in France’s vaccine rollout. New York Times Government Contracts and Procurement, Vaccination and Immunization, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) February 22, 2021 at 05:01AM

No Corrections: Feb. 22, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections No corrections appeared in print on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. New York Times February 22, 2021 at 03:39AM

Your Monday Briefing

By BY NATASHA FROST Briefing The Schengen Area closes up. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantine (Life and Culture), Politics and Government, Elections, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Women and Girls, Abortion February 22, 2021 at 03:13AM

‘Allen v. Farrow’ Episode 1 Recap: ‘Inappropriately Intense’ Behavior

By BY JULIA JACOBS Arts The new HBO documentary series takes another look at Dylan Farrow’s sexual abuse allegations against her adoptive father, Woody Allen. New York Times Documentary Films and Programs, Television, Sex Crimes, Families and Family Life, #MeToo Movement February 22, 2021 at 03:01AM


By Unknown Author Slideshows PM-covid-update New York Times February 22, 2021 at 02:50AM

10 Years After Christchurch Quake, a Hush Where 8,000 Homes Once Stood

By BY CHARLOTTE GRAHAM-MCLAY World The wreckage left in New Zealand’s second-largest city was razed. Now, a swath nearly twice the size of Central Park is being reclaimed by nature. New York Times Earthquakes, Infrastructure (Public Works), Suburbs February 22, 2021 at 01:29AM

On the West Coast, Avalanche Warnings and an ‘Atmospheric River’

By BY AZI PAYBARAH U.S. The danger of avalanche is high in parts of the Cascade Mountains and areas farther south, the Northwest Avalanche Center said. New York Times Avalanches, Rain, Parks and Other Recreation Areas, National Parks, Monuments and Seashores February 22, 2021 at 01:11AM

Iran Curbs Nuclear Inspectors, but Appears to Leave Space for a Deal

By BY DAVID E. SANGER AND FARNAZ FASSIHI U.S. The new limits appeared to be lighter than the country had threatened, giving Western nations three months to see if they can revive the 2015 nuclear agreement. New York Times Nuclear Weapons, United States International Relations, Nuclear Energy, United States Politics and Government, Embargoes and Sanctions February 22, 2021 at 01:10AM

Tough Sanctions, Then a Mysterious Last-Minute Turnabout

By BY ERIC LIPTON U.S. The Treasury Department slapped sanctions on the Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler in 2017 for corruption in Africa. In Donald Trump’s final days in office, they were rolled back with no explanation. New York Times United States Politics and Government, United States International Relations, Embargoes and Sanctions, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Corruption (Institutional) February 22, 2021 at 12:51AM

The 4 Great Migrations

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion America as we have come to know it is most likely a thing of the past. New York Times Population, Millennial Generation, Immigration and Emigration, Migrants (Environmental), Census, Hispanic-Americans, Black People February 22, 2021 at 12:21AM

The Morning

By Unknown Author Briefing The Morning New York Times February 22, 2021 at 12:20AM

The Lost Hours: How Confusion and Inaction at the Capitol Delayed a Troop Deployment

By BY MARK MAZZETTI AND LUKE BROADWATER U.S. As violence grew out of control on Jan. 6, the head of the Capitol Police made an urgent request for the National Guard. It took nearly two hours to be approved. New York Times Storming of the US Capitol (Jan, 2021), United States Defense and Military Forces, United States Politics and Government, Security and Warning Systems February 21, 2021 at 11:58PM

F.A.A. Orders Inspections on Boeing 777 Jets After Engine Failure

By BY NIRAJ CHOKSHI AND BEN DOOLEY Business United said it would temporarily ground the affected planes it operates, and Japan ordered a halt to their flights, as well. New York Times Airlines and Airplanes, Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters, Engines February 21, 2021 at 11:38PM

The front page of The New York Times puts the pandemic’s devastating toll in perspective.

By BY NANCY COLEMAN World New York Times internal-essential February 21, 2021 at 11:38PM

Art Mystery Solved: Who Wrote on Edvard Munch’s ‘The Scream’?

By BY NINA SIEGAL Arts The authorship of the tiny inscription, “Could only have been painted by a madman,” was disputed. Curators in Oslo say the artist definitely wrote it himself. (But why?) New York Times Art, Museums, Restoration and Renovation February 21, 2021 at 11:01PM

Sign of Online Shouting

By BY CAITLIN LOVINGER Crosswords & Games Beware the shark that lurks in Barbara Lin’s Monday puzzle! New York Times Crossword Puzzles February 21, 2021 at 11:00PM

Hay que detener el ‘río de hierro’ de armas hacia México

By BY IOAN GRILLO en Español El gobierno de Joe Biden tiene la oportunidad de frenar el tráfico ilegal de armas hacia México y otros países. New York Times Gun Control, Drug Cartels, Black Markets, Organized Crime February 21, 2021 at 09:00AM

Quotation of the Day: Storm Exposing a Nation Primed for Catastrophe

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Sunday, February 21, 2021. New York Times February 21, 2021 at 08:01AM

A Ripple Effect of Loss: U.S. Covid Deaths Approach 500,000

By BY JULIE BOSMAN U.S. Twice as many Americans have died as early worst-case projections. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Deaths (Fatalities) February 21, 2021 at 08:00AM

China Censors the Internet. So Why Doesn’t Russia?

By BY ANTON TROIANOVSKI World The Kremlin has constructed an entire infrastructure of repression but has not displaced Western apps. Instead, it is turning to outright intimidation. New York Times Social Media, Freedom of Speech and Expression, Censorship, Mobile Applications, Politics and Government, Telephones and Telecommunications February 21, 2021 at 08:00AM

My Wife Was Wary of My Lab-Made Dinner Party. The Faux Whiskey Won Her Over.

By BY JOEL STEIN Business A slew of start-ups are engineering faux meats, eggs and dairy products that conjure a future in which we move from farm-to-table to lab-to-table. New York Times Veganism, Vegetarianism February 21, 2021 at 08:00AM

Is This the End of Tipping?

By BY EMMA GOLDBERG Business The restaurant industry is in crisis. But some see how bad things are for servers — including “maskual harassment” — as a unique chance to make life better. New York Times Tips and Tipping, Quarantine (Life and Culture), Wages and Salaries, Customer Relations, Workplace Hazards and Violations, Labor and Jobs, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Consumer Behavior, Anxiety and Stress, Minimum Wage, United States Economy, Sexual Harassment, Service Industries February 21, 2021 at 08:00AM

‘I Paid It No Mind and Kept My Head Low, Glued to My Music’

By Unknown Author New York Running late to work, quarters to spare should an emergency arise and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary. New York Times February 21, 2021 at 08:00AM

With Charlie McAvoy, the Bruins Filled a Void From Within

By BY GARY SANTANIELLO Sports After the departures of two key defensemen in free agency, McAvoy, 23, is playing more minutes and is tied for the assists lead on first-place Boston. New York Times Hockey, Ice February 21, 2021 at 08:00AM

A Small Group of Militants’ Outsize Role in the Capitol Attack

By BY JENNIFER VALENTINO-DEVRIES, DENISE LU, ELEANOR LUTZ AND ALEX LEEDS MATTHEWS U.S. A “stack” of Oath Keepers and three groups of Proud Boys are charged with conspiracy crimes in last month’s assault. In each of them, former military members played a prominent role. New York Times Storming of the US Capitol (Jan, 2021), Capitol Building (Washington, DC), United States Defense and Military Forces February 21, 2021 at 08:00AM

On ‘S.N.L.’, Britney Spears Seeks Apologies From Cruz, Cuomo and Carano

By BY DAVE ITZKOFF Arts “Saturday Night Live” gave several famous people the chance to say sorry on an episode hosted by Regé-Jean Page of “Bridgerton.” New York Times Television February 21, 2021 at 07:59AM