Showing posts from May 7, 2021

Alabama Police Officer Is Convicted of Murdering a Suicidal Man

By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON U.S. Jeffrey Parker had called 911 to report that he was suicidal and was holding a gun to his head when he was fatally shot by Officer William Darby, prosecutors said. New York Times Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Suicides and Suicide Attempts May 8, 2021 at 02:33AM

Cheap Cab, Perhaps

By BY CAITLIN LOVINGER Crosswords & Games David Steinberg returns to us with an intoxicating Saturday puzzle. New York Times Crossword Puzzles, Mercury (Planet) May 8, 2021 at 02:00AM

Justice Dept. Seizes Washington Post’s Phone Records

By BY ADAM GOLDMAN U.S. Federal prosecutors sought phone records for three Washington Post journalists as part of an investigation into the publication of classified information in 2017. New York Times Freedom of the Press, News and News Media, United States Politics and Government, Newspapers, News Sources, Confidential Status of, Classified Information and State Secrets, Surveillance of Citizens by Government May 8, 2021 at 01:56AM

Los restos de un cohete chino caerán sobre la Tierra: expertos advierten que eso es un peligroso descuido

By BY STEVEN LEE MYERS AND KENNETH CHANG en Español Las posibilidades de que impacte con una zona poblada son mínimas, pero existen. Eso ha suscitado dudas sobre el diseño de las misiones espaciales chinas. New York Times Rocket Science and Propulsion, Space and Astronomy, Accidents and Safety, Space Stations, International Relations May 8, 2021 at 01:51AM

Corrections: May 8, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Saturday, May 8, 2021. New York Times May 8, 2021 at 01:32AM

Quotation of the Day: Confusing Signals in April’s Labor Data

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Saturday, May 8, 2021. New York Times May 8, 2021 at 01:24AM

Palestinians Protest Over Jerusalem Evictions

By BY REUTERS World Palestinians protested ahead of a decision that will come from the Israeli Supreme Court on whether to uphold the eviction of six families from a neighborhood in East Jerusalem in favor of Jewish settlers. New York Times Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Jews and Judaism, Evictions, Palestinians, Israeli Settlements May 8, 2021 at 12:47AM

NASA Mars Helicopter Makes One-Way Flight to New Mission

By BY KENNETH CHANG Science Ingenuity has flown almost flawlessly through the red planet’s thin air and will now assist the science mission of the Perseverance rover. New York Times Mars (Planet), Perseverance (Mars Rover), Helicopters, Space and Astronomy May 8, 2021 at 12:44AM

Evictions in Jerusalem Become Focus of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

By BY PATRICK KINGSLEY World The effort to evict six Arab families from a contested neighborhood has drawn attention to the Israeli effort to remove Palestinians from parts of East Jerusalem and led to protests. New York Times Palestinians, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Evictions, Arab-Israeli War (1967) May 8, 2021 at 12:19AM

A Covid-era crime wave could be why Atlanta’s mayor isn’t running for re-election.

By BY RICHARD FAUSSET U.S. New York Times internal-essential May 8, 2021 at 12:08AM

Overcrowded Border Jails Give Way to Packed Migrant Child Shelters

By BY EILEEN SULLIVAN, ZOLAN KANNO-YOUNGS AND LUKE BROADWATER U.S. Federal documents indicate that while the Biden administration has cleared migrant children from border detention centers, now shelters run by the Department of Health and Human Services are strained. New York Times Illegal Immigration, United States Politics and Government, Child Custody and Support, Immigration and Emigration May 7, 2021 at 11:40PM

Biden Administration Moves to Speed Aid to Renters

By BY JASON DEPARLE U.S. The Treasury Department issued new rules intended to make it easier for tenants to benefit from the $46.5 billion in emergency rental aid. New York Times Evictions, Landlords, Renting and Leasing (Real Estate), Federal Aid (US), United States Politics and Government, American Rescue Plan (2021) May 7, 2021 at 11:35PM

Ontario’s Premier Wants a Tighter Border. A U.S. Senator Eyes Reopening It.

By BY IAN AUSTEN World Although Canada is having its third wave, talk has resumed in the United States about what it will take to reopen the border between the two. New York Times May 7, 2021 at 11:18PM

Former Police Officers Indicted on Civil Rights Charges in George Floyd’s Death

By BY KATIE BENNER AND NICHOLAS BOGEL-BURROUGHS U.S. The indictment was a rare instance of police officers facing accusations of federal civil rights violations. New York Times Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Black Lives Matter Movement, George Floyd Protests (2020), Civil Rights and Liberties, United States Politics and Government May 7, 2021 at 11:11PM

Finding Beauty in the Ordinary

By BY GULNARA SAMOILOVA Opinion A selection of street photography from female artists around the world. New York Times Photography, Gender, Culture (Arts) May 7, 2021 at 11:00PM

New cases in New Jersey have decreased significantly.

By BY MICHAEL GOLD AND DAN LEVIN New York New York Times internal-essential May 7, 2021 at 11:00PM

Liz Cheney Refuses to Lie, So Elise Stefanik Steps Up

By BY MICHELLE COTTLE Opinion After years of fighting in the party trenches, a G.O.P. insider is being pushed out. New York Times Conservatism (US Politics), United States Politics and Government May 7, 2021 at 10:58PM

What Elise Stefanik’s Rise Means for the G.O.P.

By BY GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO U.S. We spoke with our congressional reporter Catie Edmondson about the young New York lawmaker in line to replace Liz Cheney. New York Times United States Politics and Government May 7, 2021 at 10:51PM

Former Dance School Comptroller Pleads Guilty in $1.5 Million Fraud

By BY REBECCA J. RITZEL Arts The former official, Sophia Kim, was a comptroller of the Kirov Academy of Ballet, a school founded in 1990 by the Rev. Sun Myung Moon. New York Times Dancing, Gambling, Embezzlement May 7, 2021 at 10:40PM

The White House releases its first visitor logs since the Obama administration.

By BY ANNIE KARNI U.S. President Biden, in an effort to re-establish transparency, is bringing back a practice ended by the Trump administration. New York Times United States Politics and Government May 7, 2021 at 10:29PM

Justice Dept. Proposes Rule to Crack Down on ‘Ghost Guns’

By BY KATIE BENNER U.S. The proposal came in response to a directive from President Biden to find a way to help combat gun deaths. New York Times Gun Control, Firearms, Mass Shootings, United States Politics and Government May 7, 2021 at 10:28PM