Showing posts from May 21, 2021

Virus Fader

By Unknown Author Briefing Virus Fader New York Times May 22, 2021 at 04:46AM

Olympic games will go on even in state of emergency, committee says.

By BY MOTOKO RICH AND VICTOR MATHER World New York Times internal-essential May 22, 2021 at 04:03AM

In the N.B.A. Playoffs, the Scariest Teams Aren’t at the Top

By BY JONATHAN ABRAMS, SCOTT CACCIOLA, SOPAN DEB AND MARC STEIN Sports Injuries and illness dragged down the records of several teams, including the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers. That could mean early postseason exits for the season’s best. New York Times Basketball, Sports Injuries, Playoff Games May 22, 2021 at 04:01AM

Yankees Turn a Triple Play and Get a Walk-Off Win

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sports The starting pitchers for the Yankees and the White Sox combined for 24 strikeouts, no walks and no runs. New York Times Baseball May 22, 2021 at 03:54AM

Officials worry that recent fighting in Gaza could lead to a coronavirus spike.

By BY ADAM RASGON AND ISABELLA GRULLÓN PAZ World New York Times internal-essential May 22, 2021 at 02:17AM

Corrections: May 22, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Saturday, May 22, 2021. New York Times May 22, 2021 at 01:56AM

Quotation of the Day: Rural Oregon Votes to Quit Its Own State

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Saturday, May 22, 2021. New York Times May 22, 2021 at 01:56AM

El plan maestro de Daniel Ortega

By BY SERGIO RAMÍREZ en Español Los hechos niegan que se pueda hablar de elecciones libres y transparentes en Nicaragua. New York Times Elections May 22, 2021 at 12:41AM

Jail Guards Charged in Epstein Suicide Could Avoid Prosecution

By BY ED SHANAHAN New York Two jail guards accused of browsing the internet and napping while Jeffrey Epstein killed himself reached a deal with prosecutors. New York Times Deferred Prosecution Agreements, Suicides and Suicide Attempts, Prisons and Prisoners, Sex Crimes May 22, 2021 at 12:39AM

Their Own Private Idaho: Five Oregon Counties Back a Plan to Secede

By BY KIRK JOHNSON U.S. In nonbinding elections, parts of eastern Oregon said they wanted to join Idaho. The conservative region has long felt alienated from the liberal politics of Oregon’s population centers. New York Times States (US), Rural Areas, Secession and Independence Movements May 22, 2021 at 12:03AM

Biden says Democrats are still committed to Israel, but he walks a fine diplomatic line.

By BY MICHAEL D. SHEAR World New York Times United States International Relations, Palestinians May 22, 2021 at 12:01AM

After High-Wire Act, Biden Faces Tough New Middle East Tests

By BY MICHAEL CROWLEY AND ANNIE KARNI U.S. The administration is considering how to recalibrate its policy in the region in light of the cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinians without distracting from other priorities. New York Times United States International Relations, Peace Process, Palestinians May 22, 2021 at 12:00AM

Some Israeli officials now regret destroying a building used by journalists.

By BY RONEN BERGMAN World Some officers warned against an Israeli airstrike against a high-rise that Israel says was a vital Hamas base, because it also housed The Associated Press and other news organizations. New York Times War and Armed Conflicts, News and News Media, Palestinians, Bombs and Explosives May 21, 2021 at 11:20PM

Ruth Freitag, Librarian to the Stars, Dies at 96

By BY KATHARINE Q. SEELYE Books An expert on astronomy, she spent nearly a half-century at the Library of Congress and helped Isaac Asimov and Carl Sagan with research. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Libraries and Librarians, Space and Astronomy, Books and Literature May 21, 2021 at 11:18PM

Phil Mickelson Muscles His Way Up the P.G.A. Championship Leaderboard

By BY BILL PENNINGTON Sports If he triumphs at the Ocean Course on Kiawah Island this weekend, Mickelson, 50, will become the oldest winner of a major golf tournament. New York Times Golf, PGA Championship May 21, 2021 at 11:12PM

California, moving closer to reopening, unveils plans to end pandemic restrictions on June 15.

By BY ISABELLA GRULLÓN PAZ U.S. New York Times internal-essential May 21, 2021 at 11:01PM

If Only There Were a Viral Video of Our Jim Crow Education System

By BY NICHOLAS KRISTOF Opinion The George Floyd case may represent a milestone of progress in criminal justice. But can we expand this recognition of unfairness and inequity to other spheres? New York Times Black People, Education, Discrimination, Segregation and Desegregation, Tax Credits, Deductions and Exemptions, George Floyd Protests (2020) May 21, 2021 at 11:00PM