Showing posts from August 21, 2021

A Rush of News, Moment by Moment: Behind Our Live Coverage

By BY SARAH BAHR Times Insider When readers need information immediately, teams of journalists collaborate to tell a single unfolding story. New York Times News and News Media, Newspapers August 22, 2021 at 04:55AM

Corrections: Aug. 22, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021. New York Times August 22, 2021 at 04:48AM

Quotation of the Day: America’s Afghan War: Drawing Down an Unwinnable Conflict

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Sunday, August 22, 2021. New York Times August 22, 2021 at 04:48AM

At 25, Liberty Celebrate ‘Magical Moment’ in Women’s Basketball

By BY KELLY WHITESIDE Sports Early Liberty teams regularly contended for the W.N.B.A. championship and built an enduring connection with fans. New York Times Basketball, Content Type: Personal Profile, Homosexuality and Bisexuality August 22, 2021 at 04:01AM

Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline, are hospitalized with Covid-19.

By Unknown Author U.S. Mr. Jackson, 79, was vaccinated in January. New York Times Vaccination and Immunization, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) August 22, 2021 at 02:11AM

Coastal towns in Connecticut are recommending evacuations.

By BY KRISTIN HUSSEY New York Power companies said downed trees might leave hundreds of thousands of customers without electricity for as long as three weeks. New York Times Hurricane Henri (2021) August 22, 2021 at 02:08AM

A radio host who scoffed at Covid, then urged his followers to get vaccinated, dies.

By BY TRACI CARL U.S. Phil Valentine’s hospitalization for Covid-19 convinced him that vaccines were necessary. New York Times Vaccination and Immunization, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Radio August 22, 2021 at 01:51AM

At Least 8 Dead and 40 Missing in Tennessee Flooding, Officials Say

By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON U.S. The deaths were reported by a sheriff’s official in Humphreys County, who said that the authorities were searching house to house after flooding knocked out cellphone service and swamped roads. New York Times Rain, Floods, Rescues, Deaths (Fatalities) August 22, 2021 at 01:07AM

Bill Freehan, Champion Tigers’ Durable Centerpiece, Dies at 79

By BY RICHARD GOLDSTEIN Sports An 11-time All-Star catcher, he played a key role in Detroit’s 1968 World Series victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Baseball, World Series August 21, 2021 at 11:06PM

The British government is starting an antibody surveillance program.

By BY AINA J. KHAN World The program, which is expected to begin on Tuesday, will allow for up to 8,000 participants each day who book a P.C.R. test through the National Health Service’s “test and trace” program. New York Times Antibodies, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Vaccination Proof and Immunization Records August 21, 2021 at 11:01PM

‘We’re New Englanders, we can handle it’: Storm prep is a mixed bag.

By BY ELLEN BARRY AND COLLEEN CRONIN U.S. Residents were skeptical that Henri would be as damaging as Hurricanes Gloria and Bob, which struck the region in 1985 and 1991. New York Times Hurricane Henri (2021), Transit Systems August 21, 2021 at 07:59PM

The Little League World Series Is the Pinnacle for the Umpires, Too

By BY JOHN BRANCH Sports The players dream of nationally televised glory. But for the nervous and excited volunteer umpires, the goal is to go unnoticed. New York Times Little League World Series, Officiating (Sports) August 21, 2021 at 09:00AM

A Steamy French Thriller Is a ‘Sleeper Smash Hit’

By BY GLYNNIS MACNICOL Style The 1969 film “La Piscine” was supposed to run for two weeks at New York’s Film Forum, but it’s been extended to the fall. New York Times August 21, 2021 at 09:00AM

20 Years, 4 Presidents: The Words That Shaped the War in Afghanistan

By BY MEG FELLING, LUCAS LILIEHOLM AND DAHLIA KOZLOWSKY U.S. From the invasion in 2001 to the sudden collapse of the Afghan government, we look back at two decades of shifting strategy in America’s longest war. New York Times Afghanistan War (2001- ) August 21, 2021 at 09:00AM

Inside the Diverse and Growing Asian Population in the U.S.

By BY ROBERT GEBELOFF, DENISE LU AND MIRIAM JORDAN U.S. A Times analysis shows just how complex and nuanced the nation’s Asian population is — in geography, income, citizenship status and political preference. New York Times Census, Race and Ethnicity, Asian-Americans August 21, 2021 at 09:00AM

Lorde cumplió con su tarea. Ahora vive

By BY JOE COSCARELLI en Español Fue un fenómeno adolescente por el gran éxito de ‘Royals’ y un álbum que fue aclamado por la crítica. Pero ahora, con 24 años, la música neozelandesa no persigue la fama masiva. Sigue la ruta del sol. New York Times Pop and Rock Music, Content Type: Personal Profile August 21, 2021 at 08:00AM

Afghanistan Faces Economic Shock as Sanctions Replace Foreign Aid

By BY ALAN RAPPEPORT Business The Taliban will be under pressure to keep a fragile economy afloat. New York Times Afghanistan War (2001- ), Embargoes and Sanctions, Economic Conditions and Trends, Politics and Government, United States Politics and Government, Humanitarian Aid, Foreign Aid, International Relations August 21, 2021 at 07:00AM

In Iowa, Gaetz and Greene Pick Up Where Trump Left Off

By BY ASTEAD W. HERNDON U.S. At a rally in Des Moines, Representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz showed that many Republicans do not plan to move on from the Trump era. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Conservatism (US Politics), United States Politics and Government August 21, 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 21, 2021 at 07:00AM

The U.S. military rescues Americans from a hotel in Kabul.

By BY ERIC SCHMITT World New York Times August 21, 2021 at 12:10AM