Showing posts from April 27, 2021

California Man Dies After Officers Pin Him to Ground for 5 Minutes

By BY WILL WRIGHT U.S. The death of Mario Arenales Gonzalez came one day before a former Minneapolis officer was convicted of murdering George Floyd. Body camera footage was released on Tuesday. New York Times Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides April 28, 2021 at 03:38AM

Corey Kluber ‘Set the Tone’ in Win Over Orioles

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sports Kluber’s first win and Kyle Higashioka’s homer led the Yankees to victory. The Mets lost to the Red Sox. New York Times Baseball April 28, 2021 at 03:18AM

Former White House Adviser Is Charged With Stealing From Charter School Network

By BY AZI PAYBARAH U.S. Seth Andrew, who served in the Obama administration, stole more than $200,000 to help him buy a $2 million Manhattan apartment, prosecutors said. New York Times Education (K-12), Mortgages, Interest Rates, Charter Schools, Banking and Financial Institutions, Money Laundering, Frauds and Swindling, Crime and Criminals April 28, 2021 at 03:11AM

Video of N.R.A. Chief Wayne LaPierre Shooting an Elephant Draws Criticism

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. The footage was taken during a 2013 hunting trip in Botswana for an N.R.A.-sponsored television series, but it never aired. It was obtained by The Trace and The New Yorker. New York Times Wildlife Trade and Poaching, Elephants, Mass Shootings, Conservation of Resources, Hunting and Trapping, Endangered and Extinct Species, Gun Control, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Firearms, Deaths (Fatalities) April 28, 2021 at 02:49AM

Quotation of the Day: Chair Incident: ‘It Happened Because I Am a Woman”

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Wednesday, April 28, 2021. New York Times April 28, 2021 at 02:21AM

Corrections: April 28, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. New York Times April 28, 2021 at 02:19AM

N.C.A.A. Extends President’s Contract Amid Turmoil in College Sports

By BY ALAN BLINDER Sports The decision to keep Mark Emmert until 2025 was unexpected, but Emmert had said for months that he had no interest in retiring. New York Times Basketball (College), College Athletics April 28, 2021 at 02:14AM

Easy-to-Resolve Situation

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games “‘Pagliacci’ baritone.” New York Times Crossword Puzzles April 28, 2021 at 02:00AM


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New York Post Reporter Who Wrote False Kamala Harris Story Resigns

By BY MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM Business The front-page article in the Murdoch tabloid claimed that copies of a children’s book by the vice president were given to migrant children as part of a “welcome kit.” New York Times News and News Media, Immigration and Emigration April 28, 2021 at 01:30AM

Councilman Who Pleaded Guilty to $82,000 Tax Fraud Is Expelled

By BY JEFFERY C. MAYS New York Chaim Deutsch, a Brooklyn Democrat, was removed for violating his oath of office, officials said. New York Times Politics and Government, City Councils, Tax Evasion April 28, 2021 at 01:25AM

Hungary Transfers 11 Universities to Foundations Led by Orban Allies

By BY BENJAMIN NOVAK World The transfer, accompanied by billions of euros in state assets, will enable the prime minister and his supporters to exert long-term influence. New York Times Politics and Government, Colleges and Universities April 28, 2021 at 12:43AM

Mike Pence and Kellyanne Conway are among those whose book deals raise questions within the publishing world.

By BY ELIZABETH A. HARRIS AND ALEXANDRA ALTER U.S. New York Times April 28, 2021 at 12:20AM

Coronavirus cases are surging in Oregon.

By BY DAN LEVIN U.S. New York Times internal-essential April 28, 2021 at 12:03AM

Prosecutors are said to have sought an aggressive approach to the Capitol riot inquiry that was ultimately quashed.

By BY KATIE BENNER U.S. New York Times April 28, 2021 at 12:00AM

‘There Is a Tension There’: Publishers Draw Fire Signing Trump Officials

By BY ELIZABETH A. HARRIS AND ALEXANDRA ALTER Books Kellyanne Conway, Mike Pence and William Barr have book deals. That is raising new challenges for publishers trying to balance ideological lines with a desire to continue representing the political spectrum. New York Times Books and Literature, Book Trade and Publishing, Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Conservatism (US Politics) April 27, 2021 at 11:49PM

In a Locked-Down Capitol, Biden Will Address a Sparse Audience

By BY LUKE BROADWATER U.S. Strict security and health restrictions will lend a surreal mood to President Biden’s first address to a joint session of Congress, with only 200 people attending instead of the usual 1,600. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Capitol Building (Washington, DC), Storming of the US Capitol (Jan, 2021), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) April 27, 2021 at 11:45PM

C.D.C. Eases Outdoor Mask Guidance for Vaccinated Americans

By BY SHERYL GAY STOLBERG AND RONI CARYN RABIN U.S. “Go get the shot,” President Biden declared Tuesday, hailing an easing of federal guidance on outdoor mask wearing as a step toward post-pandemic normalcy. New York Times Masks, Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Disease Rates, Protective Clothing and Gear, Vaccination and Immunization, United States Politics and Government, States (US) April 27, 2021 at 11:38PM

Biden Underpromises, Overdelivers

By BY MICHELLE COTTLE Opinion President Biden has spent his first 100 days focused on the pandemic and the economy — and not much on Twitter. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Immigration and Emigration, American Rescue Plan (2021) April 27, 2021 at 11:29PM

Times Event: How to Save Ourselves From Disinformation

By BY THE NEW YORK TIMES Technology Comedian Sarah Silverman and The Times’s Kevin Roose, Sheera Frenkel and Davey Alba explore how disinformation spreads, and how we can fight back. New York Times Rumors and Misinformation April 27, 2021 at 11:27PM

Prosecutors Are Said to Have Sought Aggressive Approach to Capitol Riot Inquiry

By BY KATIE BENNER U.S. Their proposal was quashed amid concerns that it would violate First Amendment protections, people briefed on the plan said. New York Times Storming of the US Capitol (Jan, 2021), United States Politics and Government, Surveillance of Citizens by Government, Civil Rights and Liberties, Freedom of Speech and Expression, Fringe Groups and Movements, Right-Wing Extremism and Alt-Right April 27, 2021 at 11:14PM

Is There a War Coming Between China and the U.S.?

By BY THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN Opinion A new novel about 2034 has unnerving echoes of today’s headlines. New York Times Supercomputers, United States International Relations, Computer Chips, Nationalism (Theory and Philosophy), Factories and Manufacturing April 27, 2021 at 11:00PM

N.H.L. and Turner Sports Reach 7-Year Media Rights Deal

By BY ANDREW KNOLL Sports Turner Sports will broadcast half of each year’s playoffs and three Stanley Cup finals, and plans to bring games to the HBO Max streaming service. New York Times Hockey, Ice, Media April 27, 2021 at 10:55PM