Showing posts from September 1, 2021

Quotation of the Day: In This German Campaign, Winner So Far Is Boredom

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Thursday, September 2, 2021. New York Times September 2, 2021 at 03:43AM

Corrections: Sept. 2, 2031

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Weekday, Sept. 2, 2021. New York Times September 2, 2021 at 03:43AM

China Warns U.S.: Strained Relations Could Sink Climate Cooperation

By BY CHRIS BUCKLEY AND LISA FRIEDMAN World John Kerry, President Biden’s climate envoy, is in China this week pushing leaders to aggressively cut greenhouse gases. But the worsening U.S.-China relationship is taking center stage. New York Times Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Global Warming, Weather, Carbon Caps and Emissions Trading Programs, Coal September 2, 2021 at 03:25AM

A Fan Wanted a Better Team to Cheer. So He Found It Better Players.

By BY ANDREW DAS Sports The revival of El Salvador’s soccer team is a tribute to better organization, coaching and talent. But it also owes a debt to a fan with a gift for scouting. New York Times Soccer, World Cup 2026 (Soccer), Salvadoran-Americans September 2, 2021 at 02:51AM

Apple Plans Another Tweak to Its Strict App Store Rules

By BY KELLEN BROWNING Technology The change, which affects apps like Spotify and Netflix, will allow developers to steer users to their websites rather than the App Store. New York Times Mobile Applications, Mobile Commerce and Payments September 2, 2021 at 02:24AM

A Story She Never Knew

By Unknown Author T Brand Lawyer Kimberly Cook traces her family back to Louis B. Toomer, a Black educator and organizer who taught newly freed people how to read during the Reconstruction Era. New York Times September 2, 2021 at 02:08AM

Where Lab Coats Get Cleaned

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games David W. Tuffs makes a nonstop New York Times Crossword debut. New York Times Crossword Puzzles September 2, 2021 at 02:00AM

The pandemic is associated with a rise in childhood obesity, a study finds.

By BY ANDREW JACOBS Health Researchers analyzing data on nearly 200,000 young people in Southern California found a 9 percent increase in obesity among those ages 5 to 11. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Children and Childhood, Obesity September 2, 2021 at 01:54AM


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U.N. Official Warns of Food Aid Shortage in Afghanistan

By BY REUTERS World Dr. Ramiz Alakbarov, the United Nations’ top humanitarian official, said emergency food distributed by the organization to hundreds of thousands of hungry Afghans would be exhausted by Sept. 30. New York Times Food, Shortages, Humanitarian Aid, Food Aid September 2, 2021 at 01:46AM

At the U.S. Open, Sloane Stephens Sends Coco Gauff Home

By BY CHRISTOPHER CLAREY Sports Stephens relied on her experience as the 2017 U.S. Open champion, and her wicked forehand, to outmaneuver the 17-year-old Gauff in straight sets, 6-4, 6-2. New York Times United States Open (Tennis), Tennis September 2, 2021 at 01:12AM

Some Republicans, eager to damage Biden, have flip-flopped on the pullout from Afghanistan.

By BY REID J. EPSTEIN AND CATIE EDMONDSON World Eager to denounce President Biden, some Republicans have flip-flopped on bringing U.S. troops home — making it difficult to discern what they actually believe. New York Times September 2, 2021 at 12:56AM

Mueller Scrutinized an Unidentified Member of News Media in Russia Inquiry

By BY CHARLIE SAVAGE AND ADAM GOLDMAN U.S. The scrutiny was one of several new disclosures the Justice Department made about investigative actions involving the news media during the Trump years. New York Times News and News Media, United States Politics and Government, News Sources, Confidential Status of, Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates September 2, 2021 at 12:54AM

Pentagon Leaders Wary of Working With Taliban

By BY ERIC SCHMITT AND HELENE COOPER U.S. Cooperation with the group in fighting an Islamic State affiliate is “possible,” the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said. New York Times Evacuations and Evacuees, Terrorism, United States International Relations, United States Politics and Government September 1, 2021 at 10:35PM

Ida Brings Tornado and Heavy Rain as It Moves North

By BY STORYFUL U.S. The remnants of Hurricane Ida continued to advance through the Mid-Atlantic toward southern New England, creating at least one tornado and hazardous flooding conditions in the region. New York Times Hurricane Ida (2021), Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, Floods, Rain, Tornadoes September 2, 2021 at 12:11AM

Answers to Questions About the Texas Abortion Law

By BY RONI CARYN RABIN Health The law prohibits abortions before many women even know they’re pregnant, and it will be hard to challenge in the courts. New York Times your-feed-science, Law and Legislation, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Abortion, Black People, Women and Girls, Heart, Suits and Litigation (Civil), Roe v Wade (Supreme Court Decision) September 1, 2021 at 11:06PM

Want to Know Who Might Run for Governor? Check the N.Y. State Fair.

By BY KATIE GLUECK AND DANA RUBINSTEIN New York Amid cows and crowds, the State Fair became a destination for potential challengers to Gov. Kathy Hochul, including Letitia James, the state attorney general. New York Times Elections, Governors, Politics and Government, Primaries and Caucuses September 1, 2021 at 10:37PM

Ida’s Heavy Rains Send Louisiana Residents on a Hunt for Clean Water

By BY RICK ROJAS AND CAMPBELL ROBERTSON U.S. Nearly everyone in Jefferson Parish, next to New Orleans, was experiencing problems with their water service after the power went out. Lines for bottled water were growing. New York Times Hurricane Ida (2021), Water, Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, Power Failures and Blackouts, Infrastructure (Public Works), Levees and Dams, Deaths (Fatalities) September 1, 2021 at 11:59PM

Justice Dept. Is Said to Accelerate Google Advertising Inquiry

By BY CECILIA KANG Technology The moves may result in a second antitrust lawsuit against Google before the end of the year. New York Times Antitrust Laws and Competition Issues, Online Advertising, Computers and the Internet, Data-Mining and Database Marketing, Suits and Litigation (Civil), United States Politics and Government, Social Media September 1, 2021 at 11:59PM

McCarthy Threatens Technology Firms That Comply With Riot Inquiry

By BY LUKE BROADWATER U.S. The top House Republican said his party would retaliate against any company that cooperated with an order to preserve the phone and social media records of G.O.P. lawmakers. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Storming of the US Capitol (Jan, 2021), Presidential Election of 2020, Rumors and Misinformation, Right-Wing Extremism and Alt-Right, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots September 1, 2021 at 11:56PM

Texas Is Trying to End Roe v. Wade All by Itself

By BY GAIL COLLINS Opinion Outpacing Mississippi in the race for the worst state for women. New York Times Abortion, Birth Control and Family Planning, Women and Girls, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Law and Legislation, Sex Education, Roe v Wade (Supreme Court Decision) September 1, 2021 at 11:29PM

Over 60,000 Fake Applications Submitted in Student Aid Scheme, California Says

By BY VIMAL PATEL Education It was unclear how much money, if any, was disbursed to the suspicious students. The federal Education Department said it was investigating the suspected fraud. New York Times Financial Aid (Education), Colleges and Universities, Community Colleges September 1, 2021 at 11:28PM

Carolyn Shoemaker, Hunter of Comets and Asteroids, Dies at 92

By BY ALEX TRAUB Science After her children left for college, she unexpectedly became astronomy’s record-setting spotter of unidentified objects hurtling through the cosmos. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Space and Astronomy, Comets, Telescopes and Observatories September 1, 2021 at 11:20PM