Showing posts from August 17, 2021

Late Night Anticipates the Third Shot

By BY TRISH BENDIX Arts “Yep, Biden will be making the booster shot announcement as part of his Operation: Change the Subject,” Jimmy Fallon said. New York Times Television August 18, 2021 at 05:14AM

Your Wednesday Briefing

By BY NATASHA FROST Briefing History clouds the Taliban’s promises. New York Times August 18, 2021 at 03:51AM

Corrections: Aug. 18, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. New York Times August 18, 2021 at 02:27AM

Quotation of the Day: ‘My Future Is Dark’: Fear Rises in Women After Years of Gains

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Wednesday, August 18, 2021. New York Times August 18, 2021 at 02:22AM

After a state court decision, Clemson University swiftly decides to mandate masks.

By BY STEPHANIE SAUL U.S. New York Times August 18, 2021 at 02:20AM

This Is Just to Say

By BY RACHEL FABI Crosswords & Games Alina Abidi paints the town red (and blue). New York Times Crossword Puzzles August 18, 2021 at 02:00AM

The United States’ 20-year war in Afghanistan, explained.

By BY DAVID ZUCCHINO World New York Times August 18, 2021 at 01:58AM


By BY SUE TONG AND KONEY BAI World 许家印卸任恒大地产董事长;新西兰宣布为期三天全国性封锁;亚马逊取代沃尔玛成为中国以外全球最大零售商;“数独之父”鍜治真起去世……这里是今日要闻。 New York Times August 18, 2021 at 01:41AM

Pope Francis Encourages Covid Vaccines in Media Campaign

By BY TIFFANY HSU Business “Getting the vaccines that are authorized by the respective authorities is an act of love,” the pope says in a video from the Ad Council. New York Times Vaccination and Immunization, Religion and Belief, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Advertising and Marketing, Christians and Christianity, Rumors and Misinformation August 18, 2021 at 01:00AM

How the Taliban outlasted a superpower: tenacity and carnage.

By BY MUJIB MASHAL World New York Times August 18, 2021 at 01:00AM

The Taliban’s Leaders: Worldly and ‘Inclusive’ or Ruthless Ideologues?

By BY ADAM NOSSITER, CARLOTTA GALL AND JULIAN E. BARNES World The Taliban claim to be more tolerant now, even willing to work with women. But have they really cast off their extremist ideology or is it all a ruse? New York Times Afghanistan War (2001- ), Defense and Military Forces, Muslims and Islam, Women and Girls August 18, 2021 at 12:19AM

Lawmakers urge Biden to postpone full troop withdrawal until Afghan allies are evacuated.

By BY ANNIE KARNI World New York Times August 18, 2021 at 12:06AM

U.S. moves to cut off the Taliban from Afghan central bank assets.

By BY ALAN RAPPEPORT AND JEANNA SMIALEK World Blocking access to holdings in the U.S. will put economic pressure on the Taliban as they seek to keep public services operating. New York Times Banking and Financial Institutions, Politics and Government, United States Politics and Government August 18, 2021 at 12:02AM

R. Kelly Trial: 5 Things to Know

By BY PRECIOUS FONDREN New York For decades, Mr. Kelly has faced allegations of sexual abuse of women and girls. Now he is to be tried on federal racketeering charges. New York Times #MeToo Movement, Sex Crimes August 18, 2021 at 12:00AM

U.S. mask requirement for travelers is extended to January.

By BY AZI PAYBARAH World The mandate covers airports, as well as buses, trains and shuttle buses connected to airports, and all public buses, trains, subways and ferries. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Transit Systems, Masks August 17, 2021 at 11:56PM

In a handful of U.S. states, early data hint at a rise in breakthrough infections.

By BY APOORVA MANDAVILLI Health New York Times August 17, 2021 at 11:51PM

Break Up Big Chicken

By BY BINYAMIN APPELBAUM Opinion Silicon Valley is in the spotlight, but harmful concentrations of corporate power are mostly found in older and less glamorous industries.  New York Times Antitrust Laws and Competition Issues, United States Economy, Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures August 17, 2021 at 11:39PM

An uneasy calm pervades Kabul's streets, as many Afghans stay home.

By BY MATTHEW ROSENBERG World New York Times August 17, 2021 at 10:38PM

Un festival de ajuste de cuentas en los Andes de Perú

By BY MIKE KAI CHEN en Español Para comenzar bien el nuevo año, miles de vecinos se reúnen en el pueblo de Santo Tomás, ataviados con rica indumentaria, para bailar, beber y resolver todo a los golpes. New York Times Stadiums and Arenas, Women and Girls, Travel and Vacations, Boxing August 17, 2021 at 07:00AM

This Breast Cancer Gene Is Less Well Known, but Nearly as Dangerous

By BY SUSAN BERGER Health PALB2 is not as well known as BRCA, but mutations of the gene can raise a woman’s risk for breast cancer almost as much. New York Times your-feed-science, Breast Cancer, Genetics and Heredity, Tests (Medical), Pancreatic Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Women and Girls, your-feed-healthcare August 17, 2021 at 07:00AM

Spelling Bee Forum

By BY ISAAC ARONOW AND DOUG MENNELLA Crosswords & Games Feeling stuck on today’s puzzle? We can help. New York Times August 17, 2021 at 07:00AM

Corrections: Aug. 17, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. New York Times August 17, 2021 at 06:51AM

What If You Could Become Invisible to Mosquitoes?

By BY SABRINA IMBLER Science Using Crispr, scientists have taken the first step toward creating a mosquito that is blind to human hosts. New York Times Mosquitoes, Eyes and Eyesight, Global Warming, Crispr (DNA), your-feed-science, your-feed-health, your-feed-animals August 17, 2021 at 06:30AM