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  1. Is the Delta Variant Making Younger Adults ‘Sicker, Quicker’? Science, Today

    Many doctors on the front lines say unvaccinated patients in their 20s and 30s are becoming more severely ill, and more quickly. But comprehensive data is lacking.

  2. Corrections: Aug. 4, 2021 Corrections, Today

    Corrections that appeared in print on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021.

  3. La Liga Agrees to $3 Billion Private Equity Investment Sports, Today

    Spain’s top soccer league has agreed to sell a 10 percent stake to CVC Capital Partners. The deal, which requires the approval of clubs, could alleviate a cash crunch.

  4. Quotation of the Day: First Gold in Wrestling for a Black Woman Summary, Today

    Quotation of the Day for Wednesday, August 4, 2021.

  5. Shontel Brown’s Ascent Gives Democratic Establishment a Victory Politics, Today

    Ms. Brown, who defeated the progressive activist Nina Turner in a bitter Democratic primary for an Ohio House seat, is all but assured of heading to Congress in the fall.

  6. Sydney McLaughlin won the 400-meter hurdles, defeating the 2016 Olympic champion, Dalilah Muhammad of the U.S. Sports, Today

    McLaughlin won with a time of 51.46, a new world record.

  7. Olympic history is murky, but the youngest gold medalist could be crowned. Sports, Today

    Kokona Hiraki, 12, and Sky Brown, 13, are vying to capture gold in park skateboard. Whether that would make the winner the youngest-ever champion involves an Olympic mystery.

  8. Sydney McLaughlin and Dalilah Muhammad duel in the 400-meter hurdles. Sports, Today

  9. 东京奥运每日精彩瞬间:8月3日 Slideshow, Today


  10. Back to Square One Games, Today

    Grab some extra popcorn for Brandon Koppy’s latest puzzle.

  11. New Body Camera Video Shows Turmoil After the Florida Building Collapse Express, Today

    Calls of “help” and “over here” can be heard in the footage recorded by police officers who responded after much of the condominium complex in Surfside fell down, killing 98 people.

  12. 简报:武汉再度展开全民大检测;官媒称网游为“精神鸦片”腾讯股价暴跌 World, Today


  13. Democratic Insider and a Republican Backed by Trump Win Ohio House Races Politics, Today

    The victories by Shontel Brown, a Democrat supported by the national establishment, and Mike Carey, a Republican endorsed by Donald Trump, provided a lift to the leadership of both parties.

  14. Today’s Infrastructure News Politics live blog included four standalone posts:
  15. Today’s Covid Delta Variant Vaccine live blog included five standalone posts:
  16. Governor Cuomo, It’s Time to Resign Editorial, Today

    New York’s governor has lost his credibility. 

  17. Climate Change Could Devastate Emperor Penguins, U.S. Officials Warn Climate, Today

    The Fish and Wildlife Service announced a proposal on Tuesday to list the birds as a threatened species.

  18. Missouri Governor Pardons St. Louis Couple Who Aimed Guns at Protesters Express, Today

    Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who gained prominence for confronting demonstrators, had each pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge.

  19. What Should Conservatives Conserve? Op Ed, Today

    The liberal ideal is not an enemy of morality. It's a precondition for it. 

  20. Congress Awards Medals to Officers Who Responded to Jan. 6 Riot Video, Today

    “We will be forever thankful to them,” said Senator Amy Klobuchar after the Senate voted to give the police officers who defended the Capitol on Jan. 6 Congressional Gold Medals.

  21. Mother of Raven Saunders, shot-put silver medalist, dies. Sports, Today

    Clarissa Saunders had been in Orlando, Fla., for a watch party for her daughter’s competition in the Tokyo Games, NBC reported.

  22. Today’s Andrew Cuomo live blog included 12 standalone posts:
  23. As Virus Cases Spike in Arkansas, the Governor Backtracks on Masks National, Today

    Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed a law banning mask mandates. Now he wants to unravel it, reflecting the dilemma for Republican governors across the South, where the health crisis has deepened.

  24. Under Fire and Alone, Cuomo Fights for His Political Life Metro, Today

    The governor once again defied calls to resign, including from President Biden. But his future remains in doubt.

  25. Biden Officials Open to Tightening Law Authorizing War on Terrorist Groups Washington, Today

    At a Senate hearing, officials also urged repeal of the 1991 Gulf War and 2002 Iraq war laws, portraying them as obsolete and unnecessary.

  26. Biden Administration Preparing New Eviction Moratorium Video, Today

    President Biden told reporters that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention would seek to implement a new federal moratorium on evictions in communities across the country hardest hit by the virus.

  27. F.D.A. Aims to Give Final Approval to Pfizer Vaccine by Early Next Month Washington, Today

    The Food and Drug Administration’s move is expected to kick off more vaccination mandates for hospital workers, college students and federal troops.

  28. Biden Has Blunt Words for Republican Governors on Vaccines: ‘Get Out of the Way’ Washington, Today

    President Biden signaled a new level of frustration with Republican leaders in states where the highly contagious Delta variant is surging.

  29. Biden Says Cuomo ‘Should Resign,’ as Sexual Harassment Findings Emerge Metro, Today

    Investigators said they corroborated the claims of 11 women who accused Mr. Cuomo of inappropriate behavior, from suggestive comments to instances of groping.

  30. Congress Honors Officers Who Responded to Jan. 6 Riot Washington, Today

    The Senate voted unanimously to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the officers, during a week when officials confirmed two suicides of officers who were at the Capitol the day of the rampage.

  31. Passenger Arrives Taped to a Seat and Is Charged With Assaulting Flight Attendants Express, Today

    Maxwell Berry, 22, of Norwalk, Ohio, punched a Frontier Airlines flight attendant and groped two others on a flight from Philadelphia to Miami, the authorities said.

  32. How a Gecko From Africa Crossed the Atlantic Ocean Science, Today

    The African house gecko, one of the most widely distributed invasive reptiles in the world, may have moved with the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

  33. Biden Tells Governors to ‘Help’ Covid Effort or ‘Get Out of the Way’ Video, Today

    President Biden on Tuesday criticized the pandemic responses of Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas and Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida, and urged them to drop their opposition to mask mandates.

  34. Skateboarding’s youngest stars sail through to today’s final. Sports, Today

    Sky Brown, Kokona Hiraki and Misugu Okamoto are among the finalists in the debut of park skateboarding at the Olympics.

  35. Today’s Covid Delta Variant Vaccine live blog included three standalone posts:
  36. Cuomo Stands in a Long Line of Politicians Accused of Mistreating Women Politics, Today

    Nearly all have faced calls to resign, and only some have heeded them. But few have faced an inquiry as expansive and public as the one into the New York governor’s actions.

  37. Most children with Covid-19 recover within a week, but a small percentage have long-term symptoms, a study says. Science, Today

    The findings suggest that what has sometimes been called “long Covid” may be less common in children than adults.

  38. Kyrsten Sinema vs. the Left: An Old Rivalry’s New Turn Politics, Today

    The Arizona senator has made bipartisan inroads with an infrastructure deal, but progressives are less than impressed.

  39. Charlotte Bennett, a Cuomo accuser, says governor is ‘victim blaming.’ Metro, Today

    “It’s clear that he won’t take responsibility,” Ms. Bennett said, calling on the State Assembly to move quickly with impeachment proceedings.

  40. U.S. Airstrikes in Afghanistan Could Be a Sign of What Comes Next Washington, Today

    American forces have stepped up a bombing campaign, but the White House and the Pentagon insist these are the final days of combat support.

  41. Day 12 brings more excitement on the track and on the court. Sports, Today

    Park skateboard events get underway, and women’s golf tees off.

  42. U.S. broadcast coverage on Tuesday night includes track, women’s golf and baseball. Sports, Today

    The first round of women’s golf kicks off. Replays of the women’s 200-meter and 800-meter races air.

  43. ‘Completely Violated’: Women Describe Cuomo’s Groping and Intimidation Politics, Today

    The new account of a state trooper bolsters a meticulous new report on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s misdeeds — and how his inner circle allowed such conduct to fester.

  44. Louise Fishman, Who Gave Abstract Expressionism a New Tone, Dies at 82 Obits, Today

    Her paintings infused a once-male-dominated genre with a feminist, lesbian sensibility.

  45. Can the Unvaccinated Be Persuaded? Op Ed, Today

    Some states have banned vaccine mandates. Can reason replace coercion?

  46. Joan Ullyot, Debunker of Limits on Women Who Run, Dies at 80 Obits, Today

    Dr. Ullyot argued in her research, and showed over miles and miles in competition herself, that, yes, women are built to run marathons. Olympic officials finally agreed.

  47. Andrew Cuomo, Vaccine Mandates, Olympics: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing N Y T Now, Today

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

  48. Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today N Y T Now, Today

    The Delta wave frustration.

  49. Biden Calls on Cuomo to Resign Video, Today

    President Biden called for the resignation of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York after an investigation by the state’s attorney general found that Mr. Cuomo had sexually harassed 11 women.

  50. La variante delta y el regreso a las escuelas en Español, Today

    La vuelta a las aulas este ciclo enfrenta condiciones distintas debido a la vacunación y a la variante. Los expertos ofrecen consejos para evaluar el riesgo.

  51. New York City’s vaccine rules are a good step, but may not be enough, health experts say. Metro, Today

    The White House said it supported the effort, and a restaurant trade group in the city said the rules could stave off new shut down orders.

  52. Robert Dennison, Parole Board Chief Turned Inmate Advocate, Dies at 75 Obits, Today

    After growing disillusioned with the board he had run, he became, a colleague said, “a vocal critic of the arbitrary and arcane parole system.”

  53. After Uproar, Matt Damon Tries to Clarify Comments on Anti-Gay Slur Express, Today

    The actor was recently quoted as saying that he had decided to “retire” the word his daughter calls the “f-slur” after she objected to a joke he made.

  54. New York City to Require Proof of Vaccination for Indoor Dining and Gyms Metro, Today

    Mayor Bill de Blasio said the tough restrictions were necessary to encourage New Yorkers to get vaccinated and curtail a third wave of coronavirus cases.

  55. After Months of Avoiding the Vaccine Issue, Companies Begin to Mandate Business, Today

    Tyson and Microsoft were the latest to require employees to be vaccinated. Other major employers have tried less sweeping approaches.

  56. Investigators Find Cuomo Sexually Harassed Multiple Women Video, Today

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo denied the allegations in a New York Attorney General’s Office investigation that found he sexually harassed and intimidated several women, including current and former state employees.

  57. Pentagon Provides Update On Shooting Video, Today

    The chief of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency provided details on the shooting incident that took place on the Metro bus platform near the Defense Department’s headquarters.

  58. The Nets Don’t Need More Stars. A Little Help Will Do. Sports, Today

    The team’s top-level talents have their roles. But it’s around the edges, in rim protection and bench scoring, where some growth is needed.

  59. Listen to Our Summer Soundtrack Interactive, Today

    The Daily's annual playlist has bangers, feel-goods and songs that you can play shamelessly on repeat.

  60. Spirit Airlines and American Airlines cancel hundreds of flights. Business, Today

    Bad weather and pandemic-related staffing issues have caused occasional disruptions this summer as air travel rebounds.

  61. Willie Winfield, Angelic-Voiced Doo-Wop Singer, Is Dead at 91 Obits, Today

    For more than 60 years, he sang with various incarnations of the Harptones. “His voice was unique,” one concert producer said, “and it lasted his whole life.”

  62. Today’s Olympics Tokyo live blog included 7 standalone posts:
  63. Your Wednesday Briefing N Y T Now, Today

    Calls for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign.

  64. Kathy Hochul, the lieutenant governor, calls Cuomo’s behavior ‘repulsive.’ Metro, Today

    If the governor were to resign over sexual harassment allegations, Ms. Hochul, a moderate Democrat from Buffalo, would become the first female governor of New York State.

  65. In the Infrastructure Bill, a Recognition: Climate Change Is a Crisis Climate, Today

    For the first time, both parties have acknowledged — by their actions, if not their words — that the United States is unprepared for global warming and will need huge amounts of cash to cope.

  66. Tamyra Mensah-Stock becomes the first Black woman to win a wrestling gold. Sports, Today

    After the clock ran out, Mensah-Stock formed a heart sign with her hands and showed it to both sides of the arena. “I’m trying to send love to everyone,” she said.

  67. As Ethiopia’s Civil War Rages, Bodies Float Downriver Into Sudan Foreign, Today

    The disfigured bodies are the latest indication of atrocities as the conflict over the Tigray region spreads to other parts of Ethiopia and across international borders.

  68. Iraq Reclaims 17,000 Looted Artifacts, Its Biggest-Ever Repatriation Foreign, Today

    The cuneiform tablets and other objects had been held by the Museum of the Bible, founded by the family that owns the Hobby Lobby craft store chain, and by Cornell University.

  69. A Hop, a Skip, and Will Claye Is Primed for Takeoff Sports, Today

    The American is a favorite to win gold in the men’s triple jump after finishing second to his friend and rival Christian Taylor at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.

  70. Belarus Sprinter Becomes an Unlikely Dissident Foreign, Today

    An Instagram complaint against her coaches embroiled Kristina Timanovskaya in the precarious politics of her home country, and may force her into asylum.

  71. The Biden administration issues a new eviction moratorium as the virus surges. Washington, Today

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it would impose a 60-day ban on evictions in places hit hard by the Delta variant.

  72. Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday: Comebacks and Newcomers Interactive, Today

    Simone Biles was back on the balance beam, while Athing Mu introduced herself to the world

  73. When All Else Fails, It’s Time to See the Olympic Body Mechanic Sports, Today

    How did John Ball become the go-to health professional for track and field athletes with creaky hips and balky knees? A devotee answers: Have you seen his hands?

  74. Karate’s Big Question in Its Olympic Debut: Is It a Sport or a Martial Art? Foreign, Today

    To Japan’s traditionalists, karate represents qualities fundamental to the national character. But to be a modern sport, the discipline has been forced to adapt.

  75. Hands Off the Library’s Picture Collection! Culture, Today

    Cornell, Spiegelman and Warhol browsed the famous collection of images in the New York Public Library. Now a century of serendipitous discovery is coming to an end.

  76. Lincoln Center, Seeking Wider Range, Names New Artistic Leader Culture, Today

    Shanta Thake, a theater executive, faces challenges that include helping the center embrace new genres and attract virus-wary audiences.

  77. The West Is on Fire. It’s Past Time to Act on Climate Change. Op Ed, Today

    The infrastructure deal is a good start. But much more must be done to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  78. Watch Live: Biden Delivers Remarks on Covid-19 Response Video, Today

    President Biden speaks about his administration’s efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic and increase vaccinations across the country and around the world.

  79. Tiny Love Stories: ‘We Kissed With the Sink Running’ Styles, Today

    Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words.

  80. Ben & Jerry’s New Mideast Flavor Letters, Today

    Readers discuss an Opinion guest essay by the founders of the ice cream company about its decision not to sell the product in the West Bank. Also: Where to hold the Olympics; better than shopping.

  81. Where Do Theater Artists Go to Ask Questions? Poughkeepsie. Culture, Today

    New York Stage and Film provides an unlikely haven for inquiring writers of new plays and musicals.

  82. Israel will add more countries, including the U.S., to its quarantine list. World, Today

  83. Two travelers to Canada are fined for using fake Covid-19 documents. World, Today

    The travelers, who arrived from the United States, submitted false proof of Covid-19 vaccination and pre-departure Covid tests, Canada’s public health agency said.

  84. So Many Tchotchkes, So Little Time Styles, Today

    Instagram stores that specialize in knickknacks are booming. Blame the pandemic.

  85. Report: N.C.A.A. Prioritized Men’s Basketball ‘Over Everything Else’ Sports, Today

    The governing body of college sports ordered an investigation in response to outrage over disparities between its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments.

  86. Chris Cuomo of CNN appears in report on Governor Cuomo’s behavior. Business, Today

    The CNN star was interviewed for the report, from New York’s attorney general, and one document shows Chris Cuomo taking part in an email chain as a formal public statement was drafted for the governor.

  87. ‘That is just not who I am’: Cuomo disputes report, calling it biased. Metro, Today

    The governor of New York sought to use a slide show of photographs that showed him kissing and touching people to deflect accusations of sexual misconduct.

  88. Reese Witherspoon will sell her production studio to a Wall Street-backed company. Business, Today

    With the planned sale of Hello Sunshine, the studio she started in 2016, the Oscar winner joins the ranks of Hollywood’s power brokers.

  89. Who Can Make You Get a Covid Vaccine? National, Today

    Employers, universities and local governments can all issue some type of vaccination requirement. Here’s what to know about the mandates.

  90. The Two Economists Who Fought Over How Free the Free Market Should Be Book Review, Today

    Nicholas Wapshott’s “Samuelson Friedman” looks at a feud that continues to define the economic direction of the United States.

  91. Shoe Obsession for the Ages: Prince’s Killer Collection of Custom Heels, Now on View Styles, Today

    The beautiful ones, they hurt you every time.

  92. Los contagios en niños de la variante delta y otro virus causan preocupación en Español, Today

    Además de la covid, cada vez hay más menores que contraen el virus respiratorio sincitial, que es muy contagioso y suele ser más habitual en invierno.

  93. Firefighters Battle Blazes in Greece Amid Scorching Temperatures Video, Today

    Greece experienced its hottest day on record this week while wildfires raged across the region. Local authorities attempted to contain the wildfires with planes making water drops.

  94. The Biden administration orders a new review of oil and gas development in the Arctic. Climate, Today

  95. Lawyers for the women who accused Cuomo say he should resign. New York, Today

  96. Transcript: Ezra Klein Interviews L.M. Sacasas Op Ed, Today

  97. Cuomo is under criminal investigation and could face lawsuits. Metro, Today

    The state attorney general’s report and an announcement by the Albany district attorney placed the governor in legal jeopardy.

  98. Barred From 400 Meters, Namibia’s Mboma Wins Silver in the 200 Sports, Today

    Christine Mboma and a teammate were declared ineligible for the longer race because of a genetic condition that raises their testosterone levels. The rule has generated controversy.

  99. Today’s Economy Stock Market News live blog included six standalone posts:
  100. Congress awards gold medal to police officers who responded to the Capitol riot. Washington, Today

    The move came during a week when District of Columbia police officials announced that two more officers who were at the Capitol on Jan. 6 had taken their own lives.

  101. Bar Blondeau Opens in the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn Dining, Today

    Seasonal fare in a TriBeCa townhouse, Hart’s reopens and more restaurant news.

  102. Whistle-blower advocates call for a top aide on the Jan. 6 panel to be removed. Washington, Today

    Critics cite a report by the Department of Homeland Security inspector general that found that David B. Buckley had retaliated against a whistle-blower years ago.

  103. Sport Climbers Add a New Worry (Heat) to an Old One (Gravity) Sports, Today

    At the sport’s Olympic debut, humid conditions added an unwelcome degree of difficulty.

  104. Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, a report from the N.Y. attorney general finds. Metro, Today

  105. Mostly Mozart Returns to Lincoln Center, Quietly Culture, Today

    The center’s summertime music series has a limited outdoor run this week.

  106. ‘I believe these 11 women,’ Letitia James says as she reveals the report’s findings. Metro, Today

    The attorney general said the state had “an obligation to protect women in their workplace.”

  107. Innovation Invites Hucksters Business, Today

    Unscrupulous, boundary-pushing executives seem to be an inescapable part of the most exciting technology.

  108. Where the Grits Shimmer with Vegan Butter Dining, Today

    At Cadence, the chef Shenarri Freeman remakes dishes from her Black Southern heritage without animal products.

  109. Cuomo harassed a state trooper in his protective detail, the report said. Metro, Today

    The woman, who was not named in the report, feared retaliation if she came forward with her accusations of improper touching.

  110. The Fed and the Biden administration face big economic challenges this fall. Washington, Today

  111. Thinking About a Change? They Took the Leap. Summary, Today

    Stories about people trying something different in their lives have always inspired me. Now, the Times series It’s Never Too Late offers readers more examples.

  112. A Springsteen Fan Takes in a Springsteen Show at the Olympics Sports, Today

    Our writer attended Jessica Springsteen’s Olympic debut, where she put on a strong performance but did not advance.

  113. Ohio Special Primary Election Results Interactive, Today

    See full results and maps from the Ohio special primaries.

  114. Read the Sexual Harassment Report on Andrew Cuomo Interactive, Today

    A report from the New York State attorney general released on Tuesday said that Governor Cuomo cultivated a work culture that was rife with fear and intimidation.

  115. Want Free Central Park Concert Tickets? Keep Trying. Culture, Today

    The first batches of free tickets to the “We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert” are being released online this week. They can be gotten, with patience.

  116. Two are dead after an attack on a Pentagon police officer, according to a law enforcement official. Washington, Today

    A police officer and one other person were killed, according to the official.

  117. With Chop Suey and Loyal Fans, a Montana Kitchen Keeps the Flame Burning Dining, Today

    Pekin Noodle Parlor, one of the nation’s oldest Chinese restaurants, says goodbye to its longtime owner but holds tight to its colorful past and city.

  118. Missing the South but Not the Butter and Bacon Slideshow, Today

    Cornbread, black-eyed peas and other classics are made without animal products at Cadence in the East Village.

  119. Marriott reports a jump in lodging demand as tourism recovers. Business, Today

    Global occupancy grew to 51 percent in the second quarter, the hotel company said, and guests are combining their business and leisure travel.

  120. D.N.C. Staff to Join Union, in a Milestone for Labor Politics, Today

    The effort follows the unionization of several 2020 Democratic presidential campaigns, and will make the D.N.C. the first national party group to have an organized work force.

  121. Abrons Arts Center’s Fall Season Celebrates Trailblazers Culture, Today

    Highlights include a photography exhibition on female leaders in public housing and a contemporary play about the life of Mary Shelley, the author of “Frankenstein.”

  122. ‘Deeply, deeply disturbing’: Democrats say Cuomo should resign or be impeached. Metro, Today

    Every single Democratic member of Congress from New York has called on the governor to resign.

  123. Two lawyers, Joon Kim and Anne Clark, were hired to investigate Cuomo. Metro, Today

    Mr. Kim is a former acting U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Ms. Clark has experience in employment law issues.

  124. Here’s what to know about the report on sexual misconduct allegations against Cuomo. Metro, Today

  125. Mudslides in Colorado Shut Down Interstate 70 Video, Today

    Drone footage shows Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon, Colo., closed to travelers after a mudslide caused by heavy rains blocked the road. Sections of the highway could be closed for weeks.

  126. Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions Business, Today

    Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

  127. Today’s Climate Change live blog included two standalone posts:
  128. Summer Reading Contest Winner Week 6: On ‘Your Steak Is More Expensive, but Cattle Ranchers Are Missing Out’ Learning, Today

    Thank you to the teenagers who participated this week, and congratulations to our winner, Jiahao, as well as our many runners-up and honorable mentions.

  129. Heat Emergency Brings Record Temperature and Fires to Southern Europe Foreign, Today

    Greece experienced its hottest day on record this week, and wildfires raged across the region, leaving much of Southern Europe struggling to cope.

  130. Here’s what happened in markets today. Business, Today


  131. Zazie Beetz Grew Up With Shel Silverstein and Nina Simone Arts & Leisure, Today

    The “Atlanta” actress talks about her latest film, “Nine Days,” her desire to become a doula, her love affair with all things French, and how Debussy and Lianne La Havas got her through some difficult times.

  132. Gary Duncan Tried to Break Up a Fight in 1966. But He Was the One Arrested. National, Today

    A new documentary follows the complicated legal fight of a civil rights case in 1960s Louisiana that made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

  133. NASA and Boeing Postpone Launch of Starliner Spacecraft Science, Today

    After a flawed trip to orbit in 2019, the company hopes to take another crack at an uncrewed test flight of its spacecraft for NASA astronauts.

  134. Mudslides shut down I-70 in Colorado, a major U.S. transportation artery. National, Today

    Gov. Jared Polis said he would issue a state of emergency declaration.

  135. N.Y.C. will require workers and customers show proof of at least one dose for indoor dining and other activities. Metro, Today

    “If you want to participate in our society fully, you’ve got to get vaccinated,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said. “It’s time.”

  136. Changing public health guidance leaves Americans with pandemic whiplash. Washington, Today

  137. Blizzard Entertainment president steps down after workplace protests. Business, Today

    The video game studio’s parent company, Activision Blizzard, has been accused of fostering a “frat boy workplace culture.”

  138. Trump says he will not try to stop former Justice Dept. officials from testifying to Congress. Washington, Today

    President Donald J. Trump said that he would not sue to keep six former officials from testifying, according to letters sent to them on Monday by his lawyer.

  139. Facing Severe Droughts, Developers Seek to Reuse the Water They Have Business, Today

    Water recycling in office buildings is seen as a promising sustainability effort, as well as a smart hedge against rising costs and future shortages.

  140. The Associated Press names Daisy Veerasingham its new chief. Business, Today

    Ms. Veerasingham will take over the roles of president and chief executive of The Associated Press in 2022.

  141. Voting rights groups press for a more aggressive response to G.O.P. restrictions. Washington, Today

    Dozens of groups criticized what they see as a misguided White House strategy that focuses on organizing instead of federal legislation.

  142. Elaine Thompson-Herah wins her second gold in Tokyo. Sports, Today

    Thompson-Herah won the 200 meters with a time of 21.53 seconds. Christine Mboma of Namibia was second, and Gabby Thomas of the United States was third.

  143. Survivor of Louisiana Lift Boat’s Capsizing Tells How He Escaped Express, Today

    The man, who was one of six survivors of the capsizing that killed 13 people, said at a Coast Guard hearing that he broke a window with a fire extinguisher and was swept into sea.

  144. The Biden administration will keep using a public health rule to turn away migrants. Washington, Today

  145. Hello, From Your New Writer National, Today

    Tuesday: Introducing the new voice of the newsletter. Plus, Bay Area counties instate a universal indoor masking requirement.

  146. Athing Mu wins the 800 meters with a dominant performance. Sports, Today

    The 19-year-old won with a time of 1:55.21, a new national record and her personal best time.

  147. The sprinter who sought refuge from Belarus is an unlikely dissident. Sports, Today

    Kristina Timanovskaya had avoided politics until now, preferring to focus on training for her first Olympics.

  148. Inside the Epic Infrastructure Bill Business, Today

    What’s in the $1 trillion proposal, from broadband and bridges to ports and pedestrian crossings.

  149. Even a World Record Doesn’t Always Guarantee Olympic Gold Sports, Today

    Both Karsten Warholm of Norway and Rai Benjamin of the United States broke the world record in the 400-meter hurdles. Only one got a gold medal.

  150. Tyson Foods mandates vaccines for its U.S. work force. Business, Today

    More than 56,000 of Tyson’s 120,000 employees have been vaccinated. Frontline workers have until Nov. 1 to be fully inoculated.

  151. Aceptémoslo: trabajamos demasiado en Español, Today

    El regreso a las oficinas, una persecución en México, apuntes sobre el vestuario de los atletas olímpicos y más para empezar el día.

  152. BMW and Stellantis report big jumps in profit as car sales snap back. Business, Today

    But shortages of computer chips remain a problem, and could curtail production of as many as 90,000 vehicles at BMW alone this year.

  153. How many Olympic medals does Biles have? Sports, Today

    Simone Biles tied two gymnastics records after winning the bronze on the balance beam.

  154. Wuhan, where the virus emerged, will test all residents after its first outbreak in over a year. Foreign, Today

    The city in central China that endured the pandemic’s first lockdown has found its first signs of local transmission since May 2020.

  155. Big Economic Challenges Await Biden and the Fed This Fall Washington, Today

    Expiring unemployment benefits and the Delta variant add uncertainty to a recovery that has brought strong growth but an unusual labor market.

  156. An outbreak of waterspouts over the Great Lakes dazzles onlookers. National, Today

    Waterspouts usually occur in the region from August through October, when the water of the Great Lakes is near its warmest, meteorologists said.

  157. Influencer in chief: Macron answers vaccine skeptics on TikTok and Instagram. Foreign, Today

    As governments look to social media influencers to try to raise vaccination rates among the young, President Emmanuel Macron of France is making his own self-consciously informal videos.

  158. Will These Places Survive a Collapse? Don’t Bet on It, Skeptics Say. Express, Today

    A pair of English researchers found that New Zealand is best poised to stay up and running as climate change continues to wreak global havoc. Other scientists found flaws in their model.

  159. ‘Pray Away’ Review: Atoning for an Anti-Gay Stance Weekend, Today

    In this documentary, people who had promoted the idea that sexual orientation could be changed express their regrets.

  160. Touring Trinity, the Birthplace of Nuclear Dread Science, Today

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  161. Here’s why Simone Biles’s balance beam score was lower today than in qualifying. Sports, Today

    Biles, because of a different dismount, had a less difficult routine. But she executed it well and it was good enough for bronze.

  162. Brazil beats Mexico in a testy men’s soccer semifinal and will face Spain in the final. Sports, Today

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  163. Missing Belarusian Activist Is Found Dead in Park in Ukraine Foreign, Today

    The police began an investigation after Vitaly Shishov went missing in Kyiv and was found dead in a park near his home.

  164. California’s Pandemic Recall N Y T Now, Today

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  165. An Indian city says it has fully vaccinated every eligible adult who lives there. Foreign, Today

  166. Upgrading Your Outdoor Space for More Fun and Profit Real Estate, Today

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  167. Stories From the Great American Labor Shortage The Daily, Today

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  168. With Durant on His Game, U.S. Storms Into Olympic Semifinals Sports, Today

    Kevin Durant scored 29 points to lead the United States past Spain. “He was who we need him to be,” Draymond Green said.

  169. Australia’s largest airline temporarily lays off 2,500 employees. Foreign, Today

  170. ‘A Poison in the System’: The Epidemic of Military Sexual Assault Magazine, Today

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  171. Should My Neighborhood Be Paying an Off-Duty Officer For Security? Magazine, Today

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  172. How to Sell More Lemonade Magazine, Today

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  173. The Best Way to Respond to Text Messages Magazine, Today

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  174. Guan Chenchen of China wins gold. Biles takes bronze. Sports, Today

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  175. De Blasio Urges Masking Again, but Stops Short of a Mandate Metro, Today

    Mayor Bill de Blasio said he wanted to focus on increasing vaccination rates, and worried requiring face coverings would remove an incentive.

  176. ‘Un caso tras otro’: una ola de saqueos furtivos pone en peligro a las suculentas en Sudáfrica en Español, Today

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  177. See Biles’s beam routine in action. Sports, Today

    Simone Biles scored a 14.0, giving her the bronze medal.

  178. Japan tries a new tactic as virus surges: Public shaming. World, Today

  179. Today’s Gymnastics Olympics Biles Beam Final live blog included six standalone posts:
  180. ‘Vivimos en medio de un infierno’: la vida en la ciudad más aterrorizada de México en Español, Today

    Los habitantes de Fresnillo se sienten invadidos por la violencia y paralizados por el miedo, sus testimonios evidencian el fracaso de las políticas del gobierno mexicano para enfrentar al crimen organizado.

  181. Heat and wind in Oregon are fueling the nation’s largest wildfire. National, Today

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  182. Is Travel Next in the Fight Over Who Profits From Native American Culture? Travel, Today

    From motels to spa treatments, the industry has often used Indigenous imagery to gain a sense of authenticity. Amid an ongoing national conversation around race, will that change?

  183. The Race When Everyone Set a Record Sports, Today

    On a sunny summer evening in 2012, eight runners elevated the 800 meters into high art. One set a world record. Several others were never the same.

  184. Marsha Mason’s ‘New York Loft in a Hayfield’ Real Estate, Today

    After more than two decades in New Mexico, the actress and director is back on the East Coast, with new digs and a renewed focus on the theater.

  185. What if Highways Were Electric? Germany Is Testing the Idea. Business, Today

    An electrified highway is theoretically the most efficient way to eliminate truck emissions. But the political obstacles are daunting.

  186. Marsha Mason on the Art of Downsizing Slideshow, Today

    After more than two decades in New Mexico, the actress and director is back on the East Coast, with new digs and a new focus on theater work.

  187. A Fuller Picture of Osama bin Laden’s Life Book Review, Today

    With fresh material from bin Laden’s hide-out, Peter Bergen, in “The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden,” gives us a three-dimensional portrait.

  188. ‘We’re Living in Hell’: Inside Mexico’s Most Terrified City Foreign, Today

    Fresnillo feels to residents overrun by violence and paralyzed by fear, a testament to the failure of Mexico’s government to tackle organized crime.

  189. It’s Never Too Late to Learn to Ride Horseback Special Sections, Today

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  190. After 40 Years, a Luminary of Theater’s Avant-Garde Departs Culture, Today

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  191. The Pressures and Privileges of Being a Parent in 2021 Book Review, Today

    Three new books delve into the choices faced by modern families.

  192. The Body Keeps Score. So Does This Memoir. Book Review, Today

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  193. Should I Mask? Can I Travel? What About Hugs? How Delta Is Changing Advice for the Vaccinated Well, Today

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  194. Stephen King Pays His Dues in a ‘One Last Job’ Novel Book Review, Today

    In “Billy Summers,” a hired killer and aspiring writer is lured from the brink of retirement with a lucrative assignment.

  195. A Political Prisoner Restores His Mind by Talking to a Frog Book Review, Today

    In “The President and the Frog,” by Carolina De Robertis, a thinly veiled version of a former Uruguayan leader reflects on a dark period in history.

  196. Biden has blunt words for some governors: ‘Get out of the way for people who are doing the right thing.’ U.S., Today

    President Biden is under pressure to redirect the American public’s focus after days of policy whiplash, shifting directives on mask usage, and roiling debates about requiring workers to receive the vaccine.

  197. Tao Lin and the Grueling Art of Self-Healing Book Review, Today

    In “Leave Society,” Lin’s new novel, a writer abandons speed, despair and his belief in Western medicine. But he still wants a fix, to fix himself.

  198. This Conversation Changed the Way I Interact With Technology Op Ed, Today

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  199. I Was the Architect of Operation Warp Speed. I Have a Message for All Americans. Op Ed, Today

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  200. How Lorde Grew Up, Embraced Guitars and Made a Feel-Good Summer Song Culture, Today

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  201. Yes, Trump Is Ridiculous. He’s Also Dangerous. Op Ed, Today

    Nov. 3 and Jan. 6 were by no means the end of the story.

  202. From Towering Redwoods to Tiny Creatures, This Novel Has It All Book Review, Today

    Ash Davidson’s debut, ‘Damnation Spring,’ gets at a logging community’s deep roots.

  203. A Key Player in Trump’s First Impeachment Tells His Insider’s Story Book Review, Today

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  204. A Story Collection Steeped in Colombia’s Troubled History Book Review, Today

    “Songs for the Flames,” by Juan Gabriel Vasquez, is a book about the power of secrets, held by characters touched by war and trauma.

  205. For Asian Women Raised in Sweatshop Conditions, Queens Posed Obstacles to Assimilation Book Review, Today

    Two memoirs, Anna Qu’s “Made in China” and Ly Tran’s “House of Sticks,” recount memories of abuse and family loyalty.

  206. This Novel Is a Record of Its Own Failure. Somehow It Succeeds. Book Review, Today

    “The Luminous Novel,” by Mario Levrero, is a diary of a doomed project, one that leads the reader to surprisingly optimistic conclusions.

  207. How a Well-Intentioned Program Has Trapped Millions in Debt Book Review, Today

    Josh Mitchell’s “The Debt Trap” traces the history of the student loan program, and where it went wrong.

  208. ‘Something New Under the Sun’: A Climate Nightmare in a Burning Los Angeles Book Review, Today

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  209. Adrift in a Ghostly Paris, With a Void in His Soul Book Review, Today

    In David Hoon Kim’s debut novel, “Paris Is a Party, Paris Is a Ghost,” a grieving expatriate looks for fulfillment in a city of longings and letdowns.

  210. Four Nuns and a Halfway House for Recovering Addicts Book Review, Today

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  211. Joyce Carol Oates Explores the Cruel Course of Grief Book Review, Today

    In “Breathe,” Oates’s new novel, a woman navigates the shock and painful journey of a loved one’s terminal illness.

  212. Human and Animal Predators Together in the Scottish Highlands Book Review, Today

    “Once There Were Wolves,” a new novel by Charlotte McConaghy, features a preternaturally sensitive wolf biologist, her traumatized twin sister, 14 gray wolves and a skeptical rural community.

  213. May the Family Secrets Always Be at Your Back Book Review, Today

    In “We Are the Brennans,” Tracey Lange tells a yarn about an Irish American clan with a lot to hide.

  214. How Lorde Got Happy Video, Today

    The 24-year-old musician traces the personal and sonic evolutions that led to the title track from her next album.

  215. A Remarkable Work of Family History Vividly Recreates the Anti-Nazi Resistance in Germany Books, Today

    In “All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days,” Rebecca Donner writes about her great-great-aunt Mildred Harnack, an American woman who was sentenced to death by the Nazi regime.

  216. Chinese video game shares plunge after state media calls the products ‘spiritual opium.’ Business, Today

    Investors reacted after months of increased pressure from Beijing aimed at the broader Chinese internet industry.

  217. A Cat on the Field. A Mantis on a Hat. Monday Baseball Had It All. Express, Today

    A cat interrupted a Yankees-Orioles game. A praying mantis stuck to a Nationals player’s hat. It was a big day for animals on the field.

  218. Laurel Hubbard Had Her Moment. Now She’d Like Her Privacy. Sports, Today

    ‘I’m looking forward to this being the end of my journey,’ a barrier-breaking weight lifter says after an excruciating week in the spotlight.

  219. Outside the Olympic Cocoon, a Tokyo Abuzz Only With Cicadas Foreign, Today

    The sequestered Games have left the host city feeling like anything but.

  220. Trabajamos demasiado. Es hora de cambiarlo en Español, Today

    Los trabajadores tenemos que reclamar nuestro tiempo de ocio para pasarlo como queramos.

  221. U.S. broadcast coverage on Tuesday includes soccer and beach volleyball. Sports, Today

    In basketball, Australia plays Argentina at 8 a.m. on USA Network.

  222. Spelling Bee Forum Games, Today

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  223. Here’s how to watch the competition in the United States. Sports, Today

    For live U.S. viewers, the competition will be show on the NBC Olympics site, Peacock or the NBC Sports app.

  224. Australian athletes left behind vomit and a hole in the wall in the Olympic village. Sports, Today

    Members of the rugby and rowing teams left their rooms in the Olympic village “in a messy and unacceptable state,” the Australian Olympic Committee said.

  225. Corrections: Aug. 3, 2021 Corrections, Today

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  226. Quotation of the Day: Germany Is Latest Rich Country to Offer Booster Shots for Covid Vaccine Summary, Today

    Quotation of the Day for Tuesday, August 3, 2021.

  227. Emmanuel Macron Told the French What to Do. It Didn’t Go Well. Op Ed, Today

    The government’s introduction of vaccine passes is a cautionary tale.

  228. The U.S. handily defeats Spain in men’s basketball, moving on to the semifinals. Sports, Today

    The U.S. had produced a string of shaky performances in the last month but, after a close first half, defeated their rival Spain.

  229. Ohio House Races: What to Watch For Politics, Today

    Two primary contests for special elections, one in a heavily Democratic district and one in a Republican-friendly area, will provide some clues as to where the parties are headed.

  230. Your Tuesday Briefing N Y T Now, Yesterday

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  231. Karsten Warholm of Norway wins the men’s 400-meter hurdles, setting a world record. Sports, Yesterday

    Warholm obliterated his own world record to win his first Olympic gold medal.

  232. This Multifaceted Vinegar Is Going Places Dining, Yesterday

    Carandini Bianca Sweet White Vinegar can take the place of white balsamic, but it also works wonders for savory seafoods and even as the base of a nonalcoholic drink.

  233. Yankees’ Gerrit Cole Tests Positive for Coronavirus Sports, Yesterday

    The team’s ace will miss his scheduled start on Tuesday against Baltimore. So far no other players are affected.

  234. European Groceries and More in Cobble Hill Dining, Yesterday

    Monica Muzzo Romero, as of late an arepa restaurateur, has opened a new venture, a deli called Romero.

  235. Farm-to-Table Mac and Cheese Dining, Yesterday

    Three instant versions from Cabot Cheese in Vermont make ample use of aged Cheddar.