Showing posts from September 17, 2021

Corrections: Sept. 18, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. New York Times September 18, 2021 at 04:00AM

Quotation of the Day: ‘It’s Always Going to Haunt Me’

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Saturday, September 18, 2021. New York Times September 18, 2021 at 03:59AM

Who were some earlier orbital tourists?

By BY KENNETH CHANG Science New York Times September 18, 2021 at 02:26AM

Home of a Massive Flock

By BY CAITLIN LOVINGER Crosswords & Games Ryan McCarty takes some risks, but ends up pleasing the crowd. New York Times Crossword Puzzles September 18, 2021 at 02:00AM

Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algeria’s Longest-Serving President, Dies at 84

By BY AMIR JALAL ZERDOUMI AND CARLOTTA GALL World Mr. Bouteflika, ousted from the presidency in 2019 after 20 years in office, joined the country’s fight for independence in the 1950s and helped lead the nation out of a brutal civil war in the 1990s. New York Times Politics and Government, Elections, Corruption (Institutional) September 18, 2021 at 01:10AM

Who’s going to orbit next?

By BY KENNETH CHANG Science New York Times September 18, 2021 at 12:23AM

How Hope, Fear and Misinformation Led Thousands of Haitians to the U.S. Border

By BY JAMES DOBBINS, NATALIE KITROEFF, ANATOLY KURMANAEV, EDGAR SANDOVAL AND MIRIAM JORDAN U.S. Some left to find work. Others to escape violence or racial discrimination in other countries. But many believe ‘there is nothing to go back to.’ New York Times Illegal Immigration, Immigration and Emigration September 18, 2021 at 12:14AM

Secret Talks and a Hidden Agenda: Behind the U.S. Defense Deal that France Called a ‘Betrayal’

By BY DAVID E. SANGER U.S. In meeting after meeting with their French counterparts, U.S. officials gave no heads-up about their plans to upend France’s largest defense contract. New York Times Defense and Military Forces, United States International Relations, Submarines and Submersibles, Diplomatic Service, Embassies and Consulates September 18, 2021 at 12:03AM

Sidelined on Jan. 6, Walker Has Top Job Securing Capitol Against a Repeat

By BY LUKE BROADWATER U.S. William J. Walker has testified about how his requests for approval to deploy the National Guard on Jan. 6 went unanswered. Now it falls to him to prevent another rampage. New York Times Storming of the US Capitol (Jan, 2021), Demonstrations, Protests and Riots September 17, 2021 at 11:52PM

Indigenous Issues Are Sidelined in Canada’s Election

By BY IAN AUSTEN World The discovery of over 1,000 remains in unmarked graves at former residential schools started a dialogue that hardly surfaced in the campaign. New York Times Indigenous People September 17, 2021 at 11:30PM

Robert Durst Found Guilty of Murder After Decades of Suspicion

By BY CHARLES V. BAGLI U.S. Mr. Durst, the onetime heir to a Manhattan real estate empire, was convicted of killing a close confidante in Beverly Hills, Calif., in 2000. New York Times Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides September 17, 2021 at 11:02PM

A new memorial along the National Mall offers a stark reminder of Covid’s toll.

By BY CHRIS CAMERON U.S. New York Times September 17, 2021 at 10:55PM

And Then There Were 9: The Road Ahead for Pro-Impeachment House Republicans

By BY CATIE EDMONDSON AND REID J. EPSTEIN U.S. The 10 G.O.P. lawmakers who voted to impeach Donald Trump face angry primary voters and challengers inspired or endorsed by the former president. So far, only one has given up on re-election. New York Times Storming of the US Capitol (Jan, 2021), Impeachment, United States Politics and Government, Primaries and Caucuses September 17, 2021 at 10:50PM