Showing posts from June 18, 2021

Quotation of the Day: Autocrats Use London Courts to Batter Enemies

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Saturday, June 19, 2021. New York Times June 19, 2021 at 04:08AM

Corrections: June 19, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Saturday, June 19, 2021. New York Times June 19, 2021 at 04:08AM

Ryan Lochte Fails to Make U.S. Olympic Swim Team

By BY KAREN CROUSE Sports At age 36, Lochte tried to make the team for the fifth time, five years after his turn at the 2016 Games was marred by his false claim about being robbed at gunpoint. New York Times Olympic Games (2020), Swimming June 19, 2021 at 04:01AM

An Old Yankees Draft Pick Comes Back to Haunt Them

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sports James Kaprielian continued a strong start for red-hot Oakland. The Mets, meanwhile, lost a nail-biter to Washington. New York Times Baseball June 19, 2021 at 03:33AM

A judge blocks the C.D.C. from enforcing its rules for cruise ships in Florida, a win for the industry.

By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON World New York Times internal-essential June 19, 2021 at 03:29AM

Judge Blocks C.D.C. From Enforcing Virus Rules for Cruise Ships in Florida

By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON U.S. The ruling was a victory for Florida, which had argued that the rules were crippling the cruise industry and causing the state to lose hundreds of million of dollars. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Cruises, Decisions and Verdicts, Economic Conditions and Trends, Ships and Shipping, Vaccination and Immunization June 19, 2021 at 03:04AM

Something Released While Skydiving

By BY CAITLIN LOVINGER Crosswords & Games Sophia Maymudes makes her Saturday debut, solo, without a net. New York Times Crossword Puzzles June 19, 2021 at 02:00AM

U.N. Condemns Myanmar Military Over Coup

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS World The United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution on Friday rebuking the Myanmar military and demanding an end to its five-month-old coup. New York Times Politics and Government, Defense and Military Forces, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Freedom of Speech and Expression June 19, 2021 at 01:39AM

2 Children Out Walking Get Caught Between a Gunman and His Target

By BY TROY CLOSSON AND SEAN PICCOLI New York The harrowing scene in the Bronx, captured on surveillance video, came about a week after a 10-year-old Queens boy was fatally shot. New York Times Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Crime and Criminals, Elections, Mayors June 19, 2021 at 01:07AM

For Richard Bland, the 478th Try Was a Charm. Now He’s at the U.S. Open.

By BY BILL PENNINGTON Sports The 48-year-old English golfer, whose first tour victory came last month, is in contention after two rounds of the Open at Torrey Pines. New York Times Golf, United States Open (Golf) June 19, 2021 at 12:02AM

Eyeing One Big Economic Bill, Democrats Face Myriad Challenges

By BY EMILY COCHRANE U.S. With bipartisan infrastructure talks coalescing around a plan that omits many of their top priorities, Democrats are vowing to push through their own package. It won’t be easy. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Federal Budget (US), United States Economy, American Jobs Plan (2021), Federal Taxes (US), Law and Legislation, Gasoline Tax (US), Infrastructure (Public Works) June 18, 2021 at 11:46PM

With Vaccination Goal in Doubt, Biden Warns of Variant’s Threat

By BY SHERYL GAY STOLBERG AND NOAH WEILAND U.S. Speaking at the White House, the president did not mention his goal of getting 70 percent of adults partly vaccinated by July 4 but trumpeted a different milestone: 300 million shots in his first 150 days in office. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Vaccination and Immunization, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Independence Day (US) (July 4), States (US) June 18, 2021 at 11:38PM

Eric Adams Is Awful. I’m Putting Him on My Ballot.

By BY MICHELLE GOLDBERG Opinion He'll be bad for progressives but still better than Andrew Yang. New York Times Elections, Mayors, Police Reform, Black Lives Matter Movement, George Floyd Protests (2020), Primaries and Caucuses June 18, 2021 at 11:35PM

Allen Midgette, an Ersatz Andy Warhol, Dies at 82

By BY NEIL GENZLINGER Arts In a prank, or perhaps a piece of performance art, Mr. Midgette pretended to be the famed artist on a lecture tour in 1967. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Hoaxes and Pranks, Actors and Actresses, Art, Nineteen Hundred Sixties, Impersonators and Impressionists (Entertainment) June 18, 2021 at 11:28PM

Moscow Sets Record for Daily Infections

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS World Coronavirus case numbers in the Russian capital have tripled over the past two weeks, with virologists saying that the Delta variant, first found in India, is now the most prevalent version in Moscow. New York Times Disease Rates, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) June 18, 2021 at 11:24PM

Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening to Lynch 2 Members of Congress

By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON U.S. Kenneth R. Hubert, of Marionville, Mo., had threatened Representatives Emanuel Cleaver II after the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol and Steve Cohen in 2019, prosecutors said. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Storming of the US Capitol (Jan, 2021), Threats and Threatening Messages, Decisions and Verdicts, Black People, Jews and Judaism, Plea Bargaining June 18, 2021 at 11:14PM

Renato Sanches and the Risks of Going Too Fast

By BY RORY SMITH Sports As a teenager, he was the breakout star of the last European Championship. Five years later, he is still waiting to build on that promise. New York Times Soccer, UEFA European Football Championship June 18, 2021 at 11:13PM