Showing posts from July 17, 2021

After criticism from Biden, Facebook says it is ‘not the reason’ the U.S. missed its vaccination goal.

By BY CECILIA KANG Business New York Times July 18, 2021 at 04:38AM

Four Shot Outside Nationals Stadium in Washington

By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON U.S. Fans poured out of the stadium in a scene of fear and confusion and a game between the Nationals and the Padres was halted in the sixth inning. New York Times Baseball July 18, 2021 at 02:25AM

Facebook Tells Biden: ‘Facebook Is Not the Reason’ Vaccination Goal Was Missed

By BY CECILIA KANG Technology The social network hit back at the president’s criticism of social media for spreading vaccine misinformation. New York Times Social Media, Rumors and Misinformation, Vaccination and Immunization, Computers and the Internet, United States Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) July 18, 2021 at 02:23AM

Guantánamo Prosecutors Ask to Strike Information Gained From Torture

By BY CAROL ROSENBERG U.S. The prosecutors’ use of information from a brutal interrogation had troubled Biden administration lawyers and was a source of tension with the chief prosecutor at Guantánamo Bay, who will retire soon. New York Times Suits and Litigation (Civil), Detainees, Torture, Interrogations, United States Defense and Military Forces, Terrorism, Military Tribunals July 18, 2021 at 01:55AM

Quotation of the Day: Has the Time Come to Let the Games Be Gone?

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Sunday, July 17, 2021. New York Times July 18, 2021 at 01:48AM

Corrections: July 18, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Sunday, July 18, 2021. New York Times July 18, 2021 at 01:36AM

26 People Hospitalized After Chemical Exposure at Texas Water Park

By BY EDUARDO MEDINA AND MICHAEL LEVENSON U.S. One person was in critical condition after the victims were exposed to bleach and sulfuric acid, which are used to maintain pH balance, the authorities said. New York Times Hazardous and Toxic Substances, Amusement and Theme Parks, Swimming Pools July 18, 2021 at 12:46AM

British Open Heads for Furious Finish With Stars Tight at the Top

By BY CHRISTOPHER CLAREY Sports Louis Oosthuizen, Collin Morikawa and Jordan Spieth are battling one another — and their nerves — with just a few strokes separating them atop the leaderboard. New York Times Golf, British Open (Golf) July 17, 2021 at 11:26PM

The Pandemic Has a New Epicenter: Indonesia

By BY FIRA ABDURACHMAN, RICHARD C. PADDOCK AND MUKTITA SUHARTONO World The suffering that ravaged places like India and Brazil — with deaths soaring, hospitals overwhelmed and oxygen running out — has reached Southeast Asia. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Oxygen, Hospitals, Vaccination and Immunization July 17, 2021 at 11:24PM

Two Rods and a ‘Sixth Sense’: In Drought, Water Witches are Swamped

By BY LIVIA ALBECK-RIPKA U.S. Amid California’s drought, desperate landowners and managers are turning to those who practice an ancient, disputed method for locating water. New York Times Water, Drought July 17, 2021 at 07:00AM

Miami Embraces Cuba Protests: ‘I Never Thought That This Day Would Come’

By BY PATRICIA MAZZEI U.S. The giddy anticipation that real change might happen on the island is tempered by wariness, especially from older exiles, that this might be one more disappointment. New York Times Cuban-Americans, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, United States International Relations July 17, 2021 at 07:00AM

6-Year-Old Girl Is Killed in Washington Shooting

By BY MIKE IVES U.S. The shooting in the nation’s capital on Friday night also left five adults wounded, according to the police, who gave few details. New York Times Mass Shootings July 17, 2021 at 06:01AM