Showing posts from April 22, 2021

Vaccines Are Effective Against the New York Variant, Studies Find

By BY APOORVA MANDAVILLI Health The research adds to a growing number of findings suggesting the Pfizer and Moderna shots are protective against the variants identified so far. New York Times your-feed-science, Vaccination and Immunization, Antibodies, Immune System, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) April 23, 2021 at 01:43AM

From Here

By Unknown Author Arts How We Gather New York Times April 23, 2021 at 01:35AM

Ohio Man Pleads Guilty in 2016 Killings of 8 in Same Family

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. Edward Wagner, 28, who prosecutors said had been in a custody dispute over his daughter, apologized for the Rhoden family murders. New York Times Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Child Custody and Support, Decisions and Verdicts April 23, 2021 at 01:25AM

Quotation of the Day: In Minneapolis, a Day to Mourn ‘the Prince of Brooklyn Center’

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Friday, April 23, 2021. New York Times April 23, 2021 at 01:25AM

Corrections: April 23, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Friday, April 23, 2021. New York Times April 23, 2021 at 01:24AM

Newborn Twins Are Found Dead in an Apartment in Queens

By BY ED SHANAHAN AND NATE SCHWEBER New York The mother of the infants, a boy and a girl, was in custody but had not yet been charged in the deaths, officials said. New York Times Child Abuse and Neglect, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Babies and Infants April 23, 2021 at 01:05AM

Hot fun in the summertime? Maybe. States begin to plan for warmer days.

By BY REMY TUMIN World New York Times internal-essential April 23, 2021 at 12:45AM

Columbus Grapples With Police Shootings That Have Taken Black Lives

By BY WILL WRIGHT, LUCIA WALINCHUS AND KEVIN WILLIAMS U.S. With four killings in the past four months, many residents in Ohio’s capital feel victimized by their Police Department, which has received a litany of misconduct complaints. New York Times Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots April 23, 2021 at 12:21AM

The G.O.P. Is Getting Even Worse

By BY DAVID BROOKS Opinion Trumpians are having a venomous panic attack. New York Times Liberalism (US Politics), Storming of the US Capitol (Jan, 2021), Conservatism (US Politics), United States Politics and Government April 23, 2021 at 12:17AM

The New York Times News Quiz, April 23, 2021

By Unknown Author Briefing Did you follow the news this week? Take our quiz to see how well you stack up with other Times readers. New York Times April 23, 2021 at 12:11AM

Biden plans to nominate ocean scientist Rick Spinrad to head NOAA, the country’s premier climate science agency.

By BY CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE U.S. NOAA has been without a Senate-confirmed leader for the longest period since it was created in 1970. New York Times Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Global Warming April 23, 2021 at 12:01AM

ABC sells out ad space for the Oscars, even as fewer people are expected to watch.

By BY BROOKS BARNES AND TIFFANY HSU Business New York Times Television, Academy Awards (Oscars), Advertising and Marketing April 23, 2021 at 12:00AM

Britain Apologizes for Racism in World War I Memorials

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS World Defense Minister Ben Wallace apologized on behalf of the government after an investigation found that many African, Indian and Arab soldiers who died in World War I did not receive proper memorials. New York Times Politics and Government, Defense and Military Forces, Discrimination, Apologies, Monuments and Memorials (Structures) April 22, 2021 at 11:40PM

Republicans Look to Slash the Size of Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

By BY EMILY COCHRANE AND JIM TANKERSLEY U.S. Working to avoid being cut out of the process, they presented a $568 billion blueprint that is a fraction of the size of President Biden’s proposal. New York Times American Jobs Plan (2021), Infrastructure (Public Works), United States Politics and Government, Federal Budget (US), United States Economy, American Rescue Plan (2021), Federal Taxes (US), Corporate Taxes April 22, 2021 at 11:37PM

Getting Real About Coal and Climate

By BY PAUL KRUGMAN Opinion A document from the United Mine Workers offers reason to hope. New York Times Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Coal, Global Warming, Labor and Jobs, Mines and Mining, Carbon Dioxide, United States Politics and Government, Green New Deal, American Jobs Plan (2021) April 22, 2021 at 11:30PM

The pandemic has given ballet dancers the chance at a new role: motherhood.

By BY GIA KOURLAS World New York Times internal-essential April 22, 2021 at 11:27PM

NASA’s Mars Ingenuity Helicopter Completes Second Flight

By BY NASA Science Ingenuity, Nasa’s experimental helicopter on Mars, soared higher and longer during its second test flight, on Thursday, than it did during its first flight, on Monday. New York Times Mars (Planet), Space and Astronomy April 22, 2021 at 11:02PM

A Season of Hope

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion The Fresh Air Fund offers a summer escape from New York City. New York Times Philanthropy, Children and Childhood, Summer (Season) April 22, 2021 at 11:00PM

‘Mortal Kombat’ Review: Battered and Bloody

By BY BEN KENIGSBERG Movies The latest screen adaptation of the video game shows again that trying to construct a coherent plot around these characters is a fatal trap. New York Times Movies April 22, 2021 at 11:00PM

South Africa decides to resume use of Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

By BY CHRISTINA GOLDBAUM World After a difficult 10 days, another piece of good news for the maker of a single-shot Covid-19 vaccine. New York Times internal-essential, Vaccination and Immunization, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) April 22, 2021 at 10:56PM

The A’s Bust and Boom Their Way to First Place

By BY TYLER KEPNER Sports The franchise has swung from unbeatable to unwatchable ever since its Philadelphia days. The 2021 team has been both in the first three weeks of the season. New York Times Baseball April 22, 2021 at 10:51PM

At Daunte Wright Funeral, Minneapolis Mourns the ‘Prince of Brooklyn Center’

By BY NICHOLAS BOGEL-BURROUGHS U.S. The Rev. Al Sharpton delivered the eulogy for Mr. Wright, the 20-year-old Black man who was shot and killed by a police officer in Brooklyn Center, Minn., last week. New York Times Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Funerals and Memorials, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides April 22, 2021 at 10:47PM

The Drop in Republican Support for Voting Rights

By BY GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO U.S. A Pew poll shows that the party’s voters increasingly oppose measures that would expand access to the ballot. New York Times Voter Registration and Requirements, Voting and Voters, Polls and Public Opinion, United States Politics and Government April 22, 2021 at 10:45PM