Change Comes to the N.C.A.A.

A Supreme Court ruling has opened the door to a new era in college sports.

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Policing and the New York Mayoral Race

As voters head to the polls, we talk to two Democrats about an election that is testing the city’s values.

#audio-neutral-informative, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #crime-and-criminals, #elections-mayors, #hate-crimes, #mayors, #new-york-city, #police-department-nyc, #police-reform, #race-and-ethnicity

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Primary Day Is Finally Here

What to expect to see on your ballot, and how to navigate ranked-choice voting.

#broadway-inspirational-voices, #elections-mayors, #little-island-manhattan-ny, #new-york-city, #ranked-choice-voting, #theater

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New Alzheimer’s Drug Could Cost the Government as Much as It Spends on NASA

The Alzheimer’s treatment will cost $56,000 per patient, and millions may use it. The result: “crazy numbers” for Medicare.

#aduhelm-drug, #biogen-inc, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #federal-budget-us, #medicare

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Sarah Schulman’s Radical Approach to Conflict, Communication and Change

The writer and activist discusses ACT UP, Israel-Palestine and the dangers of consensus in political movements.

#acquired-immune-deficiency-syndrome, #act-up, #let-the-record-show-a-political-history-of-act-up-new-york-1987-1993-book, #politics-and-government, #schulman-sarah

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It’s Summer in the Ski Towns, 2.0

Last year, mountain resorts were overrun by travelers in search of space and fresh air. The visitors are expected back, but now the towns have expanded activities and plans in place to deal with the crowds.

#california, #colorado, #hikes-and-hiking, #idaho, #montana, #parks-and-other-recreation-areas, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #summer-season, #travel-and-vacations, #vermont

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Why the Best Gardens Have Something Extra

Accessories like garden ornaments, furniture and firepits can make a beautiful landscape even more appealing. Here’s where to start.

#content-type-service, #gardens-and-gardening, #home-repairs-and-improvements, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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Emily Oster Fought to Reopen Schools, Becoming a Hero and a Villain

The economist Emily Oster offers loads of data-driven advice about children and Covid-19. Many parents live by her words. Others say she’s dangerous.

#brown-university, #child-care, #coronavirus-reopenings, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #education-k-12, #emily-oster, #parenting

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What It Was Like Welcoming a Baby During the Covid Pandemic

Readers share life lessons from an extraordinary year.

#babies-and-infants, #parenting, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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Mobile Home Owners Fear Evictions as Pandemic Protections End

Many who have struggled to keep up with mortgage payments are at the whims of a few financing firms that dominate lending in this market.

#berkshire-hathaway-inc, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #evictions, #foreclosures, #legal-aid-for-the-poor-civil, #mobile-homes-and-trailers, #mortgages, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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New Yorkers Vote for Mayor in Race Tinged With Acrimony and Uncertainty

Voters on Tuesday will participate in the city’s first mayoral election using ranked-choice voting, a system that may delay the declaration of a winner until mid-July.

#adams-eric-l, #democratic-party, #elections-district-attorneys, #elections-mayors, #garcia-kathryn, #new-york-city, #primaries-and-caucuses, #ranked-choice-voting, #wiley-maya, #yang-andrew-1975

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In Biden’s Foreign Policy, What Is ‘Rules-Based Order?’

All the talk about the “rules-based order” is just a way of sidestepping the real issues. 

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #china, #democratic-party, #russia, #united-states-international-relations, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Child Care Is Not the Place for Biden to Skimp

While the idiotic controversy over what constitutes infrastructure rages, the president should look to his former rivals to improve his family plan. 

#american-families-plan-2021, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #child-care, #labor-and-jobs, #paid-time-off, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Should I Hang Out With Someone Whose Political Views I Hate?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether it’s hypocritical for a liberal to socialize with an increasingly extreme conservative.

#ethics-personal, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vaccination-and-immunization

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The Best Way to Clean Your Ears: With a Spoon

Doctors strongly discourage people from scraping inside their ears. But knowing better and doing it anyway is part of what makes us human.

#ears-and-hearing, #hygiene-and-cleanliness, #korean-americans

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U.N. Says Great Barrier Reef Is ‘in Danger.’ Australia Bitterly Disagrees.

UNESCO has called on the government to quickly mitigate the effects of climate change on the natural wonder and tourist destination, but officials say they are already doing plenty.

#coral, #global-warming, #great-barrier-reef-australia, #reefs, #united-nations-educational-scientific-and-cultural-organization, #world-heritage-sites

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Attacked and Vulnerable, Some Afghans Are Forming Their Own Armies

With U.S. troops leaving, the Taliban advancing, and a steady collapse of security force bases and outposts, the Hazara and other ethnic groups in Afghanistan are raising militias.

#afghan-national-security-forces, #afghanistan, #afghanistan-war-2001, #dostum-abdul-rashid, #hazaras-ethnic-group, #islamic-state-in-iraq-and-syria-isis, #massoud-ahmad-1989, #taliban, #wardak-afghanistan

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Banks Slowly Offer Alternatives to Overdraft Fees, a Bane of Struggling Spenders

Aggressive overdraft fees are worth tens of billions of dollars a year to the banking industry. Account holders are finally getting some better options.

#ally-financial-inc, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #chime-bancorp-bank, #consumer-protection, #customer-relations, #fines-penalties, #jpmorgan-chasecompany, #personal-finances, #warren-elizabeth

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Priorities USA Will Pour $20 Million Into Voting Rights Efforts

Priorities USA, one of the largest liberal super PACs, is hoping to counteract Republican-driven voting restrictions through both digital ad campaigns and legal efforts.

#democratic-party, #law-and-legislation, #political-action-committees, #political-advertising, #priorities-usa, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voter-registration-and-requirements

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Why Geology Is Our Destiny

A visit to the renovated hall of gems and minerals at the American Museum of Natural History reveals how the cosmos works in the real world.

#american-museum-of-natural-history, #geology, #jewels-and-jewelry, #mines-and-mining, #museums, #rock-and-stone, #space-and-astronomy, #your-feed-science

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Stephen Colbert Skewers Trump’s Covid Response

Colbert joked on Monday night about a forthcoming book on the former president’s pandemic plan: “The main detail: There wasn’t one.”

#colbert-stephen, #conan-tv-program, #fallon-jimmy, #jimmy-kimmel-live-tv-program, #kimmel-jimmy, #late-show-with-stephen-colbert-tv-program, #obrien-conan, #television, #the-tonight-show-tv-program

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Appeals Court Blocks Ruling That Overturned California’s Assault Weapons Ban

The decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit leaves the three-decade-old ban in place while litigation continues.

#appeals-courts-us, #appointments-and-executive-changes, #bonta-rob-1972, #bush-george-w, #california, #clinton-bill, #constitution-us, #decisions-and-verdicts, #federal-courts-us, #gun-control, #newsom-gavin, #obama-barack, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #trump-donald-j, #twitter, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government

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First They Lace Up Their Skates. Then They Fight Terrorism.

The police in Karachi, Pakistan, put 20 officers on in-line skates for counterterrorism patrols and to soften the force’s image. Critics call it a publicity stunt.

#community-policing, #crime-and-criminals, #karachi-pakistan, #roller-skating, #terrorism

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Jacob deGrom First to be Inspected by Umpires for Sticky Substances

Jacob deGrom was the first pitcher inspected as part of baseball’s crackdown on foreign substances. It did not stop him from dominating Atlanta.

#atlanta-braves, #baseball, #degrom-jacob, #major-league-baseball, #may-trevor-1989, #new-york-mets

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Judge Narrows Suits Over Clearing of Protesters Before Trump Photo Op

The judge said that federal officials had immunity, and that claims of a conspiracy to clear Lafayette Square for President Donald J. Trump’s walk across it were “simply too speculative.”

#american-civil-liberties-union, #black-lives-matter-movement, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #lafayette-square-washington-dc, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Many Alzheimer’s Experts Say Use of Aduhelm Should Be Sharply Limited

Even those who supported the F.D.A.’s approval of the controversial new drug said authorizing it for anyone with Alzheimer’s disease was much too broad.

#aduhelm-drug, #alzheimers-assn, #alzheimers-disease, #biogen-inc, #clinical-trials, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #food-and-drug-administration, #labeling-and-labels-product, #your-feed-healthcare, #your-feed-science

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简报:东京奥运会将允许国内观众入场;中国谴责美国疫苗入台

深圳港口因疫情限制运力打折,全球供应链再受重创;巴基斯坦总理避谈中国镇压维吾尔人;美欧多国联合制裁白俄罗斯;东欧民粹主义领导人支持率普遍下跌……这里是今日要闻。

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Here’s How New Yorkers Feel About Ranked-Choice Voting

New Yorkers are using a new voting system citywide for the first time, but in interviews, many seemed characteristically unfazed: “It’s real easy if people just learn how to read.”

#adams-eric-l, #donovan-shaun-l-s-1966, #elections-mayors, #garcia-kathryn, #new-york-city, #ranked-choice-voting, #wiley-maya, #yang-andrew-1975

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A Truckload of Evidence: 42,000 Pounds of Pistachios Are Stolen in California

A man who worked for a trucking contractor was charged with stealing 21 tons of nuts from a pistachio grower, the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office said.

#agriculture-and-farming, #california, #montemayor-alberto, #pistachio-nuts, #robberies-and-thefts, #tulare-county-calif

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Democrats Unite Behind Voting Rights Bill as It Faces a Senate Roadblock

With Republicans set to filibuster, Democrats are focusing on staying unified in the face of defeat. But the path ahead for the legislation is murky at best.

#absentee-voting, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #filibusters-and-debate-curbs, #law-and-legislation, #manchin-joe-iii, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #republican-party, #schumer-charles-e, #senate, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voter-registration-and-requirements

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Whether Maya Wiley or Kathryn Garcia, a Woman Mayor Could Save N.Y.C.

Both men leading the Democratic mayoral primary are disasters.

#adams-eric-l, #democratic-party, #elections-mayors, #garcia-kathryn, #mayors, #new-york-city, #primaries-and-caucuses, #ranked-choice-voting, #voting-and-voters, #wiley-maya, #women-and-girls

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California Plans Rent Forgiveness Using Federal Stimulus Surplus

The state is poised to embark on an ambitious, complex effort to cover the unpaid rent of low-income renters who struggled during the pandemic.

#budgets-and-budgeting, #california, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #politics-and-government, #stimulus-economic

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Rancor Between Adams and Yang Marks End of Bruising Mayoral Campaign

On the eve of Tuesday’s primary, the top candidates for mayor of New York City issued their sharpest criticism of the campaign.

#adams-eric-l, #democratic-party, #elections-mayors, #garcia-kathryn, #new-york-city, #politics-and-government, #primaries-and-caucuses, #race-and-ethnicity, #ranked-choice-voting, #wiley-maya, #yang-andrew-1975

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Lordstown Motors Invites Investors and Analysts to Its Factory

After an executive shake-up and conflicting statements about its prospects, the start-up demonstrated prototypes of its pickup.

#automobiles, #electric-and-hybrid-vehicles, #factories-and-manufacturing, #lordstown-ohio, #lordstown-motors-corp, #trucks-and-trucking

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Carl Nassib Becomes First NFL Player to Come Out As Gay

The Raiders defensive lineman came out in a statement posted to his Instagram account on Monday, becoming the first active player in the league to publicly identify as gay.

#football, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #las-vegas-raiders, #nassib-carl-1993, #national-football-league

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Mark Peel, Who Helped Forge a New Culinary Path, Dies at 66

A pillar of California’s pioneering food scene, he worked at Spago and was a founder of the renowned Campanile and La Brea Bakery.

#bakeries-and-baked-products, #california, #campanile, #chefs, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #deaths-obituaries, #la-brea-bakery, #peel-mark, #puck-wolfgang, #restaurants

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Ruling Dings N.C.A.A., but It Keeps Rule-Making Power

The narrow ruling was not quite the blow that the critics of college sports had hoped would bring the system crashing down.

#alston-shawne, #antitrust-laws-and-competition-issues, #basketball-college, #college-athletics, #colleges-and-universities, #decisions-and-verdicts, #draft-and-recruitment-sports, #emmert-mark, #football-college, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #ncaa-basketball-championships-women, #obannon-ed, #student-athlete-compensation

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Iran Bets on Religion, Repression and Revolution

The next Iranian president’s past tells us something about the country’s future.

#elections, #international-relations, #iran, #khamenei-ali, #khomeini-ruhollah, #politics-and-government, #raisi-ebrahim

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Many Parts of the U.S. Needed Persuading to Get Vaccinated. Not South Texas.

In the Rio Grande Valley, it is people’s exposure to death and disease, not offers of free beer or million-dollar prizes, that is driving vaccine rates higher.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hispanic-americans, #rio-grande-valley-tex, #texas, #united-states, #vaccination-and-immunization

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Trump Sues N.Y.C. for Ending Golf Course Contract After Capitol Riot

The Trump Organization, which had a 20-year contract to operate a public golf course in the Bronx, claims it was unfairly targeted.

#central-park-manhattan-ny, #de-blasio-bill, #golf, #government-contracts-and-procurement, #new-york-city, #presidential-election-of-2020, #professional-golfers-assn, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #trump-golf-links-at-ferry-point, #trump-organization, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #wollman-rink-manhattan-ny

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Supreme Court Says Over 200 Patent Judges Were Improperly Appointed

A fractured coalition of justices limited the effect of the decision, saying a larger role for an executive branch official would address the matter.

#anthrex, #appointments-and-executive-changes, #constitution-us, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #inventions-and-patents, #patent-and-trademark-office-us, #smithnephew-plc, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #supreme-court-us, #united-states-politics-and-government

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California, N.C.A.A., Inflation: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Why Do Some Catholic Bishops Want to Deny Joe Biden Communion?

Here is what is at the root of efforts by conservative U.S. bishops to prohibit the country’s second Catholic president from receiving communion.

#abortion, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #priests, #religion-and-belief, #roman-catholic-church, #united-states, #united-states-conference-of-catholic-bishops, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Supreme Court Gives Goldman Sachs a Do-Over in Securities Fraud Suit

The justices said the bank may renew its arguments that its statements about honesty and integrity were too generic to support a class action for billions of dollars.

#appeals-courts-us, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #barrett-amy-coney, #conflicts-of-interest, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #securities-and-commodities-violations, #stocks-and-bonds, #subprime-mortgage-crisis, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #supreme-court-us

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Medicaid Enrollment Surpassed 80 Million, a Record, During the Pandemic

The increase points to the program’s growing role not just as a safety net, but also as a foundation of U.S. health coverage.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #medicaid, #patient-protection-and-affordable-care-act-2010, #state-childrens-health-insurance-program-s-chip

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She Never Saw Herself in Children’s TV Shows. So She Created Her Own.

For Chris Nee, the producer behind the popular “Doc McStuffins” series, diversity and representation aren’t nice-to-haves. They’re the things she wished TV producers considered when she was a kid.

#children-and-childhood, #television, #women-and-girls

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Why Are the Tokyo Olympics Still Happening?

Wondering why the Tokyo Games haven’t been canceled? The answer lies in billions of dollars, years of work and thousands of athletes who can’t wait any longer.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #international-olympic-committee, #nbcuniversal, #olympic-games-2020, #suga-yoshihide

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Do You Have a Love Story About Being Separated by National Borders?

The Modern Love podcast wants to hear from you.

#dating-and-relationships, #immigration-and-emigration, #love-emotion, #migrants-environmental, #podcasts, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #travel-and-vacations

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Here Are the Democrats Running for Manhattan D.A.

Eight candidates are vying to take over the country’s largest local prosecutor’s office. The winner will inherit a potential Trump investigation.

#aboushi-tahanie, #bragg-alvin, #crotty-liz, #democratic-party, #elections-district-attorneys, #farhadian-weinstein-tali, #florence-diana, #lang-lucy, #manhattan-nyc, #orlins-eliza, #quart-dan

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The Week Inflation Panic Died

Don’t worry: Lumber is falling and the Fed is on the case.

#american-rescue-plan-2021, #federal-reserve-system, #inflation-economics, #united-states-economy

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