Showing posts from June 4, 2021

Federal Judge Overturns California’s 3-Decade-Old Assault Weapons Ban

By BY MIKE IVES U.S. The judge said the ban was a “failed experiment.” California’s governor called the ruling “a direct threat to public safety.” New York Times Gun Control, Decisions and Verdicts June 5, 2021 at 04:36AM

Corrections: June 5, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Saturday, June 5, 2021. New York Times June 5, 2021 at 03:34AM

Quotation of the Day: Hong Kong Finds Its Ways to Honor Tiananmen

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Saturday, June 5, 2021. New York Times June 5, 2021 at 03:33AM

Justice Dept. Obtained Gag Order on Times Executives in Secret Fight Over Email Logs

By BY CHARLIE SAVAGE AND KATIE BENNER U.S. A push by prosecutors to secretly seize data about four Times reporters’ emails began in the Trump administration and continued under Biden. New York Times Classified Information and State Secrets, Freedom of the Press, Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates, Newspapers, United States Politics and Government, Suits and Litigation (Civil), News Sources, Confidential Status of, E-Mail, Cyberwarfare and Defense June 5, 2021 at 02:53AM


By Unknown Author Home Page 04PM-VIRUS-FADER New York Times June 5, 2021 at 02:17AM

Climactic Court Moment

By BY CAITLIN LOVINGER Crosswords & Games Peter Wentz runs us ragged with a slammin’ Saturday puzzle. New York Times Crossword Puzzles, French Open (Tennis) June 5, 2021 at 02:00AM

That Brooks Koepka Feud Won’t Leave Bryson DeChambeau Alone

By BY BILL PENNINGTON Sports At the Memorial Tournament, where Koepka is not even playing, fan chants of “Brooks!” and Brooks-y!” followed DeChambeau as well as Jordan Spieth, who was playing in the same group. New York Times Golf June 5, 2021 at 01:17AM

Florida will no longer publish daily coronavirus reports.

By BY ISABELLA GRULLÓN PAZ World New York Times internal-essential June 5, 2021 at 12:47AM

1,500 Eggs Were Waiting to Hatch. Then a Drone Crashed.

By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON U.S. The authorities said they were hoping to identify the operator of a drone that crashed in a nesting area for elegant terns, leading 2,500 of the birds to flee the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve in Huntington Beach, Calif. New York Times Drones (Pilotless Planes), Birds, Wetlands, Conservation of Resources June 5, 2021 at 12:37AM

F.B.I. Director Compares Danger of Ransomware to 9/11 Terror Threat

By BY JULIAN E. BARNES U.S. The Biden administration is taking steps to counter the growing threat of cyberattacks on U.S. businesses, and encouraging companies to do more to protect themselves. New York Times Computer Security, Extortion and Blackmail, Cyberwarfare and Defense, Cyberattacks and Hackers June 4, 2021 at 11:52PM

Black Lives Matter Has Grown More Powerful, and More Divided

By BY JOHN ELIGON U.S. Since the murder of George Floyd, the racial justice movement has received millions of dollars in donations. But some chapters have questioned how those funds are spent. New York Times Black Lives Matter Movement, George Floyd Protests (2020), Black People, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Race and Ethnicity June 4, 2021 at 11:30PM

Infrastructure talks raise the specter of the 2009 Obamacare debate.

By BY JONATHAN WEISMAN U.S. New York Times June 4, 2021 at 11:27PM

At U.S. Women’s Open, a 17-Year-Old Amateur Puts Herself in Contention

By BY KAREN CROUSE Sports Megha Ganne seemed at ease as she moved to the top of the leaderboard during her second round at the Olympic Club. She held a share of first place after the early wave of competitors finished. New York Times United States Women's Open (Golf), Golf June 4, 2021 at 11:18PM

Patrick Sky, ’60s Folk Star and Later a Piper, Dies at 80

By BY NEIL GENZLINGER Arts He was a part of the folk revival emanating from Greenwich Village, mixing melodic songs and satire. Then he became infatuated with the uilleann pipes. New York Times Folk Music, Deaths (Obituaries), Nineteen Hundred Sixties June 4, 2021 at 11:12PM

Serena Williams Serves and Scraps Her Way Into the Fourth Round

By BY CHRISTOPHER CLAREY Sports At the French Open, the 23-time Grand Slam singles champion defeated her fellow American Danielle Collins, 6-4, 6-4, in her most convincing performance of the week. New York Times Tennis, French Open (Tennis), Age, Chronological June 4, 2021 at 11:10PM

White House Embraces Job Growth, but Distances Itself From Expanded Benefits

By BY JEANNA SMIALEK AND JIM TANKERSLEY Business As Republicans blame enhanced unemployment insurance for slower-than-expected job gains, the White House stresses that the benefit will expire in September as planned. New York Times United States Economy, Labor and Jobs, United States Politics and Government, Unemployment Insurance, Unemployment June 4, 2021 at 11:07PM

Making Waves

By Unknown Author Opinion Nearly 20 years later, after I started surfing, I finally have a core group of mostly Black women I surf with. New York Times Surfing, Black People, Race and Ethnicity, Women and Girls, Beaches June 4, 2021 at 11:00PM

When Living in California Means Fearing the Outdoors

By BY JOANNA PEARLSTEIN Opinion When air quality gets bad from wildfires, people are left clinging to their air purifiers. New York Times Wildfires, Deaths (Fatalities), Weather, Drought, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Rain, Goats, Forests and Forestry, Population June 4, 2021 at 11:00PM

In Delaware, Biden Indulges One of His Oldest Habits: Commuting

By BY KATIE ROGERS U.S. Still adjusting to the White House, the president sees Delaware as a place where he can be on display but still have his privacy protected. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020 June 4, 2021 at 10:57PM