Showing posts from October 21, 2021

Your Friday Briefing

By Unknown Author Briefing The geopolitical risks of climate change. New York Times October 22, 2021 at 03:59AM

Biden Is Open to Scrapping Filibuster for Voting Rights Bill ‘and Maybe More’

By BY MICHAEL D. SHEAR AND EMILY COCHRANE U.S. The president said any push to “fundamentally alter” the Senate’s 60-vote threshold would have to wait until after Congress passed his vast spending agenda. New York Times Filibusters and Debate Curbs, Voting Rights, Registration and Requirements, American Families Plan (2021), Federal Budget (US), Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government October 22, 2021 at 03:55AM

Corrections: Oct. 22, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2021. New York Times October 22, 2021 at 03:15AM

Quotation of the Day: Lines Blur Between Government and Gangs Terrorizing Haitians

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Friday, October 22, 2021. New York Times October 22, 2021 at 03:15AM

Searching for Australia’s Climate Tipping Point

By BY DAMIEN CAVE World The world, and most Australians, are increasingly disappointed by Australia’s lackluster approach to addressing climate change. New York Times Politics and Government, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Global Warming, Coal October 22, 2021 at 02:54AM

Lyft Says 1,807 Sexual Assaults Occurred in Rides in 2019

By BY KATE CONGER Technology The company’s first-ever safety report, which it committed two years ago to producing, also included four fatal assaults and 49 deaths in crashes. New York Times Car Services and Livery Cabs, Sex Crimes October 22, 2021 at 02:48AM

Alec Baldwin Fatally Shoots Crew Member With Prop Firearm on Film Set, Authorities Say

By BY ALYSSA LUKPAT AND MICHAEL LEVENSON U.S. The movie’s director of photography was killed and the director was injured on the set of “Rust,” a Western, a sheriff’s office in New Mexico said. New York Times Movies, Deaths (Fatalities), Firearms October 22, 2021 at 02:24AM


By BY EMILY CHAN AND KONEY BAI World 英国疫情反复,全面开放战略受考验;美国众议院裁定班农藐视法庭;韩国首枚国产火箭发射升空,未能将卫星送入预定轨道;王室证实女王曾入院治疗……这里是今日要闻。 New York Times October 22, 2021 at 02:05AM

House Ethics Committee Details Accusations Against 4 Lawmakers

By BY CATIE EDMONDSON AND LUKE BROADWATER U.S. The separate reports, investigating three Republicans and a Democrat, center on stock trades, the misuse of campaign funds and the improper awarding of contracts. New York Times Ethics and Official Misconduct, United States Politics and Government, Government Contracts and Procurement, Stocks and Bonds October 22, 2021 at 02:02AM

One-Fourth of KISS

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Robyn Weintraub turns our T.G.I.F. into T.G.I.W. New York Times Crossword Puzzles October 22, 2021 at 02:00AM

Variety: Acrostic

By BY CAITLIN LOVINGER Crosswords & Games Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon never flop, never bluff, never lose. New York Times Poker (Card Game), Cards and Card Games October 22, 2021 at 02:00AM

China Evergrande Makes Payment Before Deadline, Official Media Says

By BY ALEXANDRA STEVENSON Business The troubled property giant faced the threat of default if it didn’t meet its obligations to foreign bondholders by Saturday. New York Times Stocks and Bonds, Bankruptcies, Real Estate and Housing (Residential), Economic Conditions and Trends October 22, 2021 at 01:57AM

Congressional Leaders Ask N.F.L. for Documents From Washington Team Inquiry

By BY KEN BELSON Sports The requests from two House Democrats could lead to public disclosure of more of the 650,000 emails gathered in the league’s investigation of the Washington Football Team’s workplace culture. New York Times Football, Workplace Environment, Workplace Hazards and Violations, Sexual Harassment October 22, 2021 at 01:09AM

Hackers lay claim to Donald Trump’s social app before its launch.

By BY NICOLE PERLROTH Technology Hackers tied to the group Anonymous defaced a private version of the former president’s app, Truth Social, posting images of defecating pigs and explicative-laced rants. New York Times Computers and the Internet, Cyberattacks and Hackers, Social Media, United States Politics and Government, Cyberwarfare and Defense, Computer Security October 22, 2021 at 12:59AM

Chinese Pianist Is Held on Prostitution Suspicion, State Media Says

By BY JAVIER C. HERNÁNDEZ Arts Li Yundi, a famous performer, was accused of soliciting a woman, state news outlets said. Officials often use such accusations against their enemies. New York Times Music, Celebrities, Prostitution, Classical Music, Reality Television October 22, 2021 at 12:58AM

Family Died From Extreme Heat in Sierra National Forest, Police Say

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AND REUTERS U.S. The authorities pointed to the 109-degree heat and a lack of water as the causes of deaths for Jonathan Gerrish, Ellen Chung, their 1-year-old daughter, Miju, and their dog. New York Times Deaths (Fatalities), Heat and Heat Waves, Forests and Forestry October 22, 2021 at 12:16AM

¿Cómo fue que las pandillas de Haití llegaron a tener tanto poder?

By BY CATHERINE PORTER AND NATALIE KITROEFF en Español Desde hace tiempo los grupos delictivos han dominado el país, pero su control se ha extendido en los últimos años y el gobierno ha sido acusado de usarlos para reprimir. New York Times Politics and Government, Gangs, Search and Seizure, Kidnapping and Hostages, Missionaries October 22, 2021 at 12:12AM

Jane Goodall Still Has Hope for Humans

By BY TARA PARKER-POPE Well The 87-year-old conservationist, best known for her work with chimpanzees, has written a hopeful survival guide for Homo sapiens. New York Times Content Type: Service, internal-sub-only-nl, Global Warming, Optimism October 22, 2021 at 12:00AM

Report Finds No Wrongdoing in Hiring of Trump Loyalist as N.S.A.’s Top Lawyer

By BY JULIAN E. BARNES U.S. The Pentagon’s inspector general found no undue influence in Michael Ellis’s appointment, but recommended a new review of his handling of classified material. New York Times Classified Information and State Secrets, United States Politics and Government October 21, 2021 at 11:39PM

C.D.C. Panel Recommends Covid Booster Shots for Millions of Americans

By BY APOORVA MANDAVILLI Health Recipients of the Moderna and the J.&J. vaccines may receive extra doses, the committee said, although the shots continue to prevent illness and death. New York Times your-feed-science, Vaccination and Immunization, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Immune System, Disease Rates, United States Politics and Government October 21, 2021 at 11:37PM

Bernard Haitink, Conductor Who Let Music Speak for Itself, Dies at 92

By BY VIVIEN SCHWEITZER Arts Mr. Haitink, who was closely identified with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam, drew direct, unaffected interpretations of symphonic works and opera. New York Times Classical Music, Deaths (Obituaries) October 21, 2021 at 11:37PM