Showing posts from May 30, 2021

What’s on TV This Week: Kennedy Center Honors and Remembering the Tulsa Massacre

By BY GABE COHN Arts The Kennedy Center recognizes Dick Van Dyke, Debbie Allen, Joan Baez, Garth Brooks and Midori. And several networks air programs recognizing the centennial of the 1921 Tulsa massacre. New York Times Television, Movies May 31, 2021 at 05:00AM

Texas Democrats Stymie G.O.P. Voting Bill, for Now

By BY NICK CORASANITI U.S. Republicans hit a significant stumbling block in their push to enact some of the strictest voting laws in the nation. But they could yet pass the measures through a special session of the Legislature. New York Times State Legislatures, Voter Registration and Requirements, Law and Legislation, Voting and Voters May 31, 2021 at 04:15AM

No Corrections: May 31, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections No corrections appeared in print on Monday, May 31, 2021. New York Times May 31, 2021 at 04:04AM

Quotation of the Day: The Short Life of a Syrian Girl, Chained and Hungry

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Monday, May 31, 2021. New York Times May 31, 2021 at 04:03AM

Skateboarding’s Cardinal Rule: Dare to Be You

By BY JOHN BRANCH Sports We asked photographers across the country to document how skateboarders come together to foster community. New York Times Skateboarding, Olympic Games (2020), Photography May 31, 2021 at 04:01AM

Baseball Is Returning to the Olympics, With or Without the U.S.

By BY JAMES WAGNER Sports Despite being ranked No. 2 in the world, Team U.S.A. has to fight its way to Tokyo in qualifiers that begin this week. New York Times Baseball, Olympic Games May 31, 2021 at 04:01AM

The First of Nadal’s 100 French Open Victims Has His Say

By BY KURT STREETER Sports And what he says, having played the Big Three in men’s tennis, is that it’s too hard to declare one the best. Now about that first match … New York Times Tennis, French Open (Tennis) May 31, 2021 at 04:01AM

Your Monday Briefing

By BY NATASHA FROST Briefing Major shifts in Israeli politics. New York Times May 31, 2021 at 03:35AM

Celtics Fan Arrested After Nets’ Kyrie Irving Nearly Hit By Bottle

By BY JONATHAN ABRAMS Sports Irving, who was walking into an arena tunnel when he was almost hit, had recently asked fans not to be belligerent or racist when the Nets traveled to Boston. New York Times Fans (Persons), Playoff Games May 31, 2021 at 03:33AM


By Unknown Author Slideshows PM-covid-update New York Times May 31, 2021 at 03:18AM

Yankees Are Swept in Detroit for First Time in 21 Years

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sports Detroit outscored the Yankees by 15-5 in the three-game series. The Mets, meanwhile, had yet another game postponed. New York Times Baseball May 31, 2021 at 03:05AM

The Copa América soccer tournament won’t be played in Argentina, where the virus is raging.

By BY THE NEW YORK TIMES Sports Argentines and their government officials had been torn over the wisdom of hosting the championship. New York Times internal-essential, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Copa America (Soccer), Soccer May 31, 2021 at 02:32AM


By BY SUE TONG AND KONEY BAI World 越南发现新冠病毒混合新变种;日本九地再延长紧急状态;《老友记》重聚特辑在中国遭删减;十名香港活动人士被判刑;京东物流在港上市……这里是今日要闻。 New York Times May 31, 2021 at 01:44AM

The Internet’s Favorite Catalog of Weird Places Rewrites History

By BY BEN SMITH Business Atlas Obscura has reviewed how it tells its stories about curious places in light of last year’s shift in how Americans view their past. New York Times Travel and Vacations, Content Type: Service May 31, 2021 at 01:00AM

Seattle Storm Coach Dan Hughes Retires Midseason

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sports Hughes, tied for the third most wins in league history, handed control to Noelle Quinn, who won a title with Seattle as a player. New York Times Basketball May 31, 2021 at 12:34AM

Chipping Away at Democracy

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion Republicans are attempting to maintain power by redefining democracy backward. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Whites, Storming of the US Capitol (Jan, 2021), Right-Wing Extremism and Alt-Right May 30, 2021 at 11:01PM

The Veterans Who Bury Their Own

By BY JASPER CRAVEN Opinion The veterans who work at Calverton National Cemetery view their job as a sacred duty and final act of fellowship. New York Times Cemeteries, Veterans, United States Defense and Military Forces, Funerals and Memorials May 30, 2021 at 11:00PM

Facing Elimination, the Knicks Must Find Another Gear

By BY SOPAN DEB Sports The key players who played heavy regular-season minutes have underwhelmed, diluting the effects of any adjustments by Coach Tom Thibodeau. New York Times Playoff Games, Basketball May 30, 2021 at 10:48PM

Think Your Weekend Plans Were Ruined? Try Being a Mayoral Candidate.

By BY DANA RUBINSTEIN AND SEAN PICCOLI New York Because of the downpour, candidates for New York City mayor pressed their cases to voters at churches and bars, instead of in parks and on street corners. New York Times Elections, Mayors, Primaries and Caucuses May 30, 2021 at 10:46PM

How the Religious Right Made Same-Sex Marriage a Gay Rights Crusade

By BY ERIC CERVINI Books A detailed history of the fight for same-sex marriage, Sasha Issenberg’s “The Engagement” casts fresh light on the role of conservative churches in compelling gay rights activists to embrace the issue as a cause. New York Times Books and Literature, Same-Sex Marriage, Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships, Homosexuality and Bisexuality May 30, 2021 at 09:00AM

B.J. Thomas, ‘Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head’ Singer, Dies at 78

By BY BILL FRISKICS-WARREN Obituaries Mr. Thomas, who won five Grammys, helped introduce a smooth, down-home sensibility to the AM radio airwaves in the 1960s and ’70s. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Pop and Rock Music May 30, 2021 at 07:36AM

‘She and Her Roommate Had Bought a Sofa From a Woman in Queens’

By Unknown Author New York Unexpected help with a move, a trip to Radio Row and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary. New York Times May 30, 2021 at 07:00AM