Showing posts from August 10, 2021

Hawaii returns to limiting gatherings to combat the Delta variant.

By BY ADEEL HASSAN World New York Times August 11, 2021 at 02:31AM

Quotation of the Day: As U.S. Exits Afghanistan, History Implies It May Have to Return

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Wednesday, August 11, 2021. New York Times August 11, 2021 at 02:28AM

Corrections: Aug. 11, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021. New York Times August 11, 2021 at 02:28AM

Jason Isbell and Stevie Nicks have canceled shows over Covid concerns.

By BY AZI PAYBARAH U.S. Isbell canceled a show in Houston, while Nicks canceled all of her shows scheduled for this year. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Music August 11, 2021 at 02:26AM

Texas Republicans order the arrest of Democrats who fled to block G.O.P. voting bill.

By BY DAVID MONTGOMERY U.S. It was not immediately clear if any warrants had been issued late Tuesday. New York Times Politics and Government, Voting Rights, Registration and Requirements August 11, 2021 at 02:11AM

Support Column

By BY RACHEL FABI Crosswords & Games Joe DiPietro’s got his game face on. New York Times Crossword Puzzles August 11, 2021 at 02:00AM


By BY EMILY CHAN AND KONEY BAI World 恒大遭遇债务危机;美参议院通过1万亿美元基础设施法案;拜登政府计划披露9·11相关保密文件;爱泼斯坦案原告指控安德鲁王子强奸……这里是今日要闻。 New York Times August 11, 2021 at 01:58AM

Alone and Out of Options: How Cuomo Finally Gave Up the Fight

By BY MATT FLEGENHEIMER, MAGGIE HABERMAN, WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM AND DANNY HAKIM U.S. Behind the scenes, the governor vacillated between defiant and defeated, eventually accepting that his formidable political army had fallen away. New York Times Politics and Government, Sexual Harassment August 11, 2021 at 12:25AM

Wildfires Rage in Algeria

By BY REUTERS World Deadly wildfires burned through forested mountains in the Kabyle region of Algeria, carving a path of destruction through small, isolated communities and killing soldiers and civilians. New York Times Wildfires, Fires and Firefighters, Deaths (Fatalities) August 11, 2021 at 12:16AM

Local Texas officials are defying the governor’s ban on mask mandates.

By BY AZI PAYBARAH U.S. A judge ruled in favor of San Antonio and its surrounding county, which sued over Governor Abbott’s mask mandate ban. New York Times Masks, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) August 11, 2021 at 12:05AM

Tony Esposito, Hockey Hall of Famer, Dies at 78

By BY EVAN EASTERLING Sports Esposito spent 15 years playing in Chicago and was an early pioneer of the butterfly style of goaltending. New York Times Hockey, Ice August 11, 2021 at 12:04AM

Biden Finds a Bipartisan Victory, but Democratic Unity May Prove More Elusive

By BY JONATHAN WEISMAN AND ZOLAN KANNO-YOUNGS U.S. The Senate’s convincing passage of a trillion-dollar infrastructure plan was vindication of President Biden’s commitment to bipartisanship, but to make it law, he will need Democrats in lock step. New York Times American Jobs Plan (2021), United States Politics and Government, Law and Legislation, Infrastructure (Public Works), American Families Plan (2021) August 10, 2021 at 11:46PM

No More Cuomo

By BY GAIL COLLINS Opinion OK, guys, he’s really leaving. New York Times Content Type: Personal Profile, United States Politics and Government, Appointments and Executive Changes, Sexual Harassment, Workplace Hazards and Violations, Ethics and Official Misconduct August 10, 2021 at 11:36PM

San Diego Sheriff Releases New Details About Video of Deputy’s Collapse

By BY ISABELLA GRULLÓN PAZ U.S. A lab analysis revealed fentanyl in a substance handled by a sheriff’s deputy who later collapsed, but medical experts cautioned that merely handling the drug is insufficient to trigger an overdose. New York Times Fentanyl, Drug Abuse and Traffic, Naloxone (Drug), Opioids and Opiates, Police August 10, 2021 at 11:31PM

What to Know About Breakthrough Infections and the Delta Variant

By BY APOORVA MANDAVILLI Health Scientific understanding of the coronavirus variant is changing quickly. Here’s a recap of the most important findings. New York Times your-feed-science, Disease Rates, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Vaccination and Immunization, Immune System, Antibodies, Deaths (Fatalities) August 10, 2021 at 11:25PM

In Resignation Speech, Cuomo Makes a Last Play to Preserve His Legacy

By BY KATIE GLUECK New York In his resignation speech, Gov. Andrew Cuomo expressed regrets but also emphasized his achievements during three terms leading New York State. New York Times Content Type: Personal Profile, Politics and Government, Governors (US), Speeches and Statements, Ethics and Official Misconduct, Workplace Hazards and Violations August 10, 2021 at 11:13PM

Cuomo’s Resignation: Shock to Many, Relief to Some, Overdue to Others

By BY JEFFERY C. MAYS New York The governor’s decision to leave office as a potential impeachment loomed touched off a range of reactions from Washington to Buffalo. New York Times Governors (US), Politics and Government, Sexual Harassment, Impeachment August 10, 2021 at 11:10PM

Gov. Kate Brown of Oregon plans to restore a statewide mask mandate on Wednesday.

By BY MIKE BAKER U.S. Ms. Brown cited new modeling that projected that, with cases surging, the state’s hospital capacity could be overrun within weeks. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Masks August 10, 2021 at 11:07PM

‘The Kissing Booth 3’ Review: Last in the Pecking Order

By BY NATALIA WINKELMAN Movies In this Netflix trilogy’s bland finale, teenagers tick off elaborate bucket-list items during their summer before college. New York Times Movies August 10, 2021 at 11:00PM

The Cheap & Easy Sanctimony of Ben & Jerry

By BY BRET STEPHENS Opinion The godfathers of "Woke Inc." stumble in the Middle East.  New York Times Corporate Social Responsibility, Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts, Palestinians, Israeli Settlements, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Boycotts August 10, 2021 at 11:00PM

How Cuomo’s Downfall Paved the Way for Kathy Hochul to Make History

By BY DANA RUBINSTEIN New York When she is sworn in, Ms. Hochul will become the first woman to serve as governor of New York. “I would say there’s no one better suited to step in now than she,” one ally said. New York Times Politics and Government, Governors (US) August 10, 2021 at 10:55PM

Thousands in Britain Are Trying to Save Geronimo the Alpaca From Execution

By BY HEATHER MURPHY World Agricultural authorities say he has bovine tuberculosis, but a local vet and a “human chain” of “alpaca angels” say the government’s test yields false positives. New York Times Alpacas, Livestock Diseases, Tuberculosis, Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture and Farming, Politics and Government August 10, 2021 at 10:41PM

Biden’s Challenge at the Border

By BY CLAY RISEN U.S. The president’s decision to keep a Trump-era policy has put his immigration strategy under scrutiny. New York Times Immigration and Emigration, United States Politics and Government August 10, 2021 at 10:40PM