Showing posts from July 16, 2021

The Extent of Flooding in the Hardest-Hit Areas of Europe

By BY WEIYI CAI, TAYLOR JOHNSTON, ELEANOR LUTZ AND TIM WALLACE World A preliminary analysis of satellite imagery shows wide areas of flooding along rivers in western Germany and neighboring countries. New York Times Floods July 17, 2021 at 05:11AM

Organizers confirmed the first virus case inside Tokyo’s Olympic Village.

By BY SHASHANK BENGALI World A total of 14 infections were reported among people connected to the Olympics, with less than a week to go before the opening ceremonies. New York Times Olympic Games, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) July 17, 2021 at 04:04AM

A Free-Throw Expert’s Advice for Giannis: Just Shoot It

By BY SCOTT CACCIOLA Sports Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Milwaukee Bucks star, has frustrated fans and opponents with his drawn-out free-throw routine that often ends with a miss. New York Times Basketball, Basketball (College), Playoff Games, NBA Championship July 17, 2021 at 04:01AM

Corrections: July 17, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Saturday, July 17, 2021. New York Times July 17, 2021 at 02:53AM

Quotation of the Day: With Limited Access to Global Vaccine Supply, Africa’s Crisis Deepens

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Saturday, July 17, 2021. New York Times July 17, 2021 at 02:52AM

The Yankees added star Aaron Judge and two others to the Covid-19 list.

By BY DAVID WALDSTEIN Sports New York Times July 17, 2021 at 02:12AM

They Go Around in Circles

By BY CAITLIN LOVINGER Crosswords & Games The road to completion in a Ryan McCarty puzzle is rarely a straight line . New York Times Crossword Puzzles, Turtles and Tortoises July 17, 2021 at 02:00AM

Arizona governor says schools cannot force unvaccinated students to quarantine.

By BY LAUREN MCCARTHY World New York Times July 17, 2021 at 01:50AM

After a Winding Journey, the Blue Jays Will Return to Canada

By BY JAMES WAGNER Sports The team has been granted an exception to resume play in Toronto on July 30, with restrictions in place to help prevent coronavirus outbreaks. New York Times Baseball July 17, 2021 at 01:44AM

Biz Markie, Hip-Hop’s ‘Just a Friend’ Clown Prince, Dies at 57

By BY JOE COSCARELLI Arts An innovative yet proudly goofy rapper, he had an unlikely crossover hit with a tune that led one critic to call him (favorably) “the father of modern bad singing.” New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Rap and Hip-Hop, Music July 17, 2021 at 12:23AM

‘They’re killing people’: Biden denounces social media for virus disinformation.

By BY ZOLAN KANNO-YOUNGS AND CECILIA KANG U.S. New York Times July 17, 2021 at 12:21AM

‘They’re Killing People’? Biden Isn’t Quite Right, but He’s Not Wrong

By BY KARA SWISHER Opinion Why the president says Facebook is endangering Americans. New York Times Social Media, Computers and the Internet, Vaccination and Immunization, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) July 17, 2021 at 12:06AM

My Most Memorable Interview With a Residential School Survivor

By BY IAN AUSTEN World A poet and educator talks about life in the former residential school near Kamloops as his First Nation looks at next steps. New York Times Indigenous People, Defense and Military Forces, Child Abuse and Neglect, Discrimination July 16, 2021 at 11:57PM

June set the monthly record for most migrants to arrive at the southern U.S. border.

By BY EILEEN SULLIVAN U.S. The number of migrant children and teenagers arriving at the border increased slightly from May, but the influx has slowed since early spring, when a steep surge created Mr. Biden’s first immigration crisis as president. New York Times Immigration and Emigration, Illegal Immigration July 16, 2021 at 11:55PM

Derrumbe en Champlain Towers South: en las ruinas hay pequeños tesoros enterrados

By BY PATRICIA MAZZEI en Español Los trabajadores que registran los escombros de una torre residencial de Florida catalogan los objetos personales que encuentran. Pero hacerlos llegar a sus legítimos propietarios podría ser complicado. New York Times Surfside, Fla, Building Collapse (2021) July 16, 2021 at 11:47PM

William H. Pauley III, Judge in Trump Hush Money Case, Dies at 68

By BY SAM ROBERTS U.S. He sentenced Michael D. Cohen to three years in prison for breaking campaign finance laws by helping to buy the silence of two women who said they had affairs with Donald J. Trump. New York Times Campaign Finance, Adultery, Deaths (Obituaries), USA PATRIOT Act July 16, 2021 at 11:24PM

Cannes: This Is the Only Thing Gaspar Noé Fears About Death

By BY KYLE BUCHANAN Movies The provocative director returns to the film festival with “Vortex,” a meditation on old age. Some are calling it his “Amour,” though Noé begs to differ. New York Times Movies, Cannes International Film Festival July 16, 2021 at 11:22PM

Britain will continue to require vaccinated travelers from France to quarantine, citing Beta variant concerns.

By BY RON DEPASQUALE World Most virus-related restrictions in England will be lifted on Monday, but travelers arriving from France must quarantine for five to 10 days, regardless of vaccination status. New York Times Vaccination and Immunization, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) July 16, 2021 at 11:20PM

In Slain Haitian Leader’s Hometown, Fear and a Vow: ‘We’ll Kill Them, Too’

By BY CATHERINE PORTER World At memorial events for President Jovenel Moïse in northern Haiti, residents blamed the elite for his death, and their plight. New York Times Funerals and Memorials, Agriculture and Farming, Assassinations and Attempted Assassinations, Bananas, Income Inequality July 16, 2021 at 11:07PM

2 Sinkholes in a Week Signal Weak Spots in N.Y.C.’s Aging Infrastructure

By BY PRECIOUS FONDREN AND ASHLEY WONG New York What caused the craters was unclear. But their appearance raised questions about the scope of pre-emptive repairs that are needed. New York Times Infrastructure (Public Works), Sinkholes, Global Warming July 16, 2021 at 10:56PM

El hábito pandémico que no debemos perder

By BY JANE E. BRODY en Español Al volver al mundo y a los gérmenes que lo habitan, no deberíamos abandonar los hábitos de lavado de manos que tantos adoptamos en la era de la covid. New York Times Hygiene and Cleanliness, Hands, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) July 16, 2021 at 07:00AM

Jimmy Fallon: Trump Wanted a General With Coup Appeal

By BY TRISH BENDIX Arts “You can tell a leader really knows his stuff when he uses the phrase ‘do a coup,’” Fallon said of Trump, who belittled a general for fearing he might try to stay in power. New York Times Television July 16, 2021 at 06:30AM