Showing posts from April 18, 2021

What’s on TV This Week: The Oscars and a Greta Thunberg Documentary

By BY GABE COHN Arts This year’s Academy Awards ceremony airs on ABC. And PBS airs a three-part documentary pegged to Earth Day. New York Times Television, Movies April 19, 2021 at 05:00AM

Your Monday Briefing

By BY NATASHA FROST Briefing Navalny’s doctors fear the worst. New York Times April 19, 2021 at 04:22AM

NASA Mars Helicopter’s First Flight: When to Watch

By BY KENNETH CHANG Science The experimental Ingenuity vehicle is expected to complete a short but historic up-and-down flight on Monday morning. New York Times Mars (Planet), Helicopters, Perseverance (Mars Rover), Space and Astronomy, Computers and the Internet April 19, 2021 at 04:01AM

Why the Worst N.B.A. Player Is (Probably) Still Better Than You

By BY SOPAN DEB Sports There’s confidence, and then there’s thinking you can beat one of the 500 (N.B.A.) or 150 (W.N.B.A.) best basketball players in the world. New York Times Basketball, Content Type: Personal Profile April 19, 2021 at 04:01AM

Vanessa Bryant Uses Her Platform to Battle the Powerful

By BY JONATHAN ABRAMS Sports Through social media and a lawsuit, she is trying to hold law enforcement to account in ways that are uncommon for women, and especially for women of color. New York Times Suits and Litigation (Civil), Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters, Photography, Basketball April 19, 2021 at 04:01AM

College Players Graduating to the N.H.L. Have a Chance for Longer Test Run

By BY GARY SANTANIELLO Sports The modified schedule gives college players who make N.H.L. rosters an opportunity to play more than just the handful of games they’d get in a traditional season. New York Times Hockey, Ice April 19, 2021 at 04:01AM

N.F.L. Draft Process Adapts With the Pandemic

By BY EMMANUEL MORGAN Sports Players and scouts adjusted their methods to account for the absence of a traditional combine in Indianapolis. New York Times Draft and Recruitment (Sports), Football, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) April 19, 2021 at 04:01AM

John Grisham Leaves the Courtroom for Basketball, and Sudan

By BY SOPAN DEB Sports Grisham has spent the past 30 years churning out legal thrillers, but the pandemic’s impact on college sports prompted him to shift his focus to a basketball novel called “Sooley.” New York Times Books and Literature, Basketball (College), Basketball April 19, 2021 at 04:01AM

The Biden administration will push for more Americans to get vaccinated as states expand access.

By BY SHERYL GAY STOLBERG World New York Times internal-essential April 19, 2021 at 03:00AM

Minnesota Governor Calls Alleged Assaults on Journalists ‘Chilling’

By BY KELLEN BROWNING Business Gov. Tim Walz said he had told police officers to “make changes” that would allow reporters to do their jobs. New York Times Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, News and News Media April 19, 2021 at 02:23AM


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Quotation of the Day: With Much to Lose, Afghan Women Fear Stifling Return to Past

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Monday, April 19, 2021. New York Times April 19, 2021 at 01:53AM

No Corrections: April 19, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections No corrections appeared in print on Monday, April 19, 2021. New York Times April 19, 2021 at 01:51AM

Lesson of the Day: ‘Bad Future, Better Future’

By BY JEREMY ENGLE The Learning Network In this lesson, students will explore an unconventional approach to reporting on climate change: a children’s book. Then, using the book as a mentor text, they will create their own illustrated guide for young readers. New York Times April 19, 2021 at 01:24AM

Russia Expels 20 Czech Diplomats as Tensions Escalate

By BY MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ World On Saturday, Prague kicked out 18 Russian diplomats after accusing Russia of being behind an attack on an ammunition depot. On Sunday, Moscow retaliated. New York Times April 19, 2021 at 01:15AM

A Climate Change Guide for Kids

By BY JULIA ROSEN AND YULIYA PARSHINA-KOTTAS Climate The future could be bad, or it could be better. You can help decide. New York Times Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Global Warming, Carbon Dioxide, Air Pollution, Wildfires April 19, 2021 at 01:00AM

Stroman Dominates for Eight Innings in Win Over Rockies

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sports Marcus Stroman pitched well and helped himself with a spectacular defensive play. The Mets have won five of six. New York Times Baseball April 19, 2021 at 12:15AM

In Indianapolis Shooting, a Red Flag That Never Flew

By BY CAMPBELL ROBERTSON, ALI WATKINS AND ANDRÉS R. MARTÍNEZ U.S. Red flag laws are supposed to keep guns away from people who should not have them. That did not happen with the gunman who killed eight people in Indianapolis. New York Times Gun Control, Firearms, Indianapolis, Ind, Shooting (April, 2021) April 19, 2021 at 12:09AM

Rage Against European Super League Is Muffled by Our Cheers

By BY RORY SMITH Sports A breakaway league would remake European soccer to benefit a few rich teams, but would we watch it anyway? New York Times Soccer, UEFA Champions League (Soccer) April 18, 2021 at 11:35PM

What Snoop Dogg’s Success Says About the Book Industry

By BY ALEXANDRA ALTER AND ELIZABETH A. HARRIS Books Will the shifts brought on by the pandemic, favoring online retailers over bookstores and established authors over new ones, change publishing forever? New York Times Books and Literature, Book Trade and Publishing, E-Commerce, Quarantine (Life and Culture), Shutdowns (Institutional), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Writing and Writers, Shopping and Retail April 18, 2021 at 11:12PM

Fans Wait on Yankees to Show Up, but One Player Won’t Be Back

By BY TYLER KEPNER Sports Jay Bruce, a recent arrival, announced his retirement, and the Yankees fell to 5-10, with problems that seem deeper than their struggles with Tampa Bay. New York Times Baseball April 18, 2021 at 11:00PM

In the Roaring Twenties, Ads Make a Comeback

By BY BEN SMITH Business Subscriptions may be the rage, but businesses of all sorts are pouring money into advertising — digital most of all. New York Times Advertising and Marketing, Online Advertising, Quarantine (Life and Culture), Computers and the Internet, Data-Mining and Database Marketing, Antitrust Laws and Competition Issues April 18, 2021 at 10:55PM

Félix Salgado Macedonio es Morena

By BY DIEGO FONSECA en Español División, polarización y violencia discursiva, como sucede ahora en México, rara vez son el final del camino, sino el comienzo del descenso a un abismo. New York Times Politics and Government, Elections, Democracy (Theory and Philosophy) April 18, 2021 at 09:00AM

George Floyd, Indianapolis, Spring Migration: Your Weekend Briefing

By BY REMY TUMIN AND SARAH HUGHES Briefing Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories. New York Times April 18, 2021 at 08:51AM

How the Tiny Kingdom of Bhutan Out-Vaccinated Most of the World

By BY CHENCHO DEMA AND MIKE IVES World The Himalayan nation has given more than 60 percent of its people a shot. Some villages were reached by helicopter, and health workers hiked through ice and snow. New York Times Vaccination and Immunization, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) April 18, 2021 at 08:08AM

The Oscars Are a Week Away, but How Many Will Watch?

By BY NICOLE SPERLING AND BROOKS BARNES Business TV ratings for awards shows have been in free fall, especially during the pandemic, and Hollywood doesn’t want the viewing public to toss its premier showcase into the entertainment dustbin. New York Times Quarantine (Life and Culture), Academy Awards (Oscars), Movies, Awards, Decorations and Honors, Video Recordings, Downloads and Streaming April 18, 2021 at 07:00AM

‘By the Time We Reached Main Street, I Had Lost Sight of Him ’

By Unknown Author New York Commuting from Queens to Manhattan, neglected at the library and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary. New York Times Poetry and Poets April 18, 2021 at 07:00AM