T/coronavirus

  1. Trump Considers Banning Re-entry by Citizens Who May Have Coronavirus Washington, Today

    Under the proposal, the government could block a citizen or legal resident’s entry if an official “reasonably believes” the person had been exposed to or was infected with the communicable disease.

  2. Sure? No. But Rob Manfred Is Still Optimistic About This Season. Sports, Today

    “We can continue to do this in a way that’s safe,” M.L.B.’s commissioner said of completing the campaign, despite two outbreaks so far.

  3. What if Some Kids Are Better Off at Home? Op Ed, Today

    For parents like me, the pandemic has come with a revelation: For our children, school was torture.

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

    The road to reopening schools in the U.S. keeps getting rockier.

  5. ‘Prefiero quedarme en mi casa y morirme ahí’ en Español, Today

    El miedo a los hospitales lleva a muchos mexicanos a postergar el tratamiento del coronavirus hasta que es demasiado tarde para recibir ayuda.

  6. Stimulus, Border Rule, Conventions: Your Monday Evening Briefing N Y T Now, Today

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

  7. Trump Sends In the Economic Quacks Op Ed, Today

    Now he’s prescribing hydroxychloroquine to fight recession.

  8. England’s Flawed Virus Contact Tracing Will Be Revamped Foreign, Today

    After months of complaints about its centralized, privatized system, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government says resources will be diverted to local public health authorities.

  9. Collin Morikawa’s Joyful Win Broke Through Golf’s Pandemic Fog Sports, Today

    Morikawa, 23, delivered a dazzling final round at the P.G.A. Championship to become the long-overdue first major champion of the 2020 season.

  10. Why the U.S. Hasn’t Contained Covid-19 Letters, Today

    Readers offer their theories, including lack of funding for public health services.

  11. Welcome Back to the Champions League. Please Maintain Social Distance. Sports, Today

    The plans for European soccer’s showpiece competition seem to account for every possibility. But even before the teams arrive, the coronavirus is asking hard questions.

  12. Packing 14 Up-to-the-Minute Monologues in ‘One Room’ Culture, Today

    A collection of short solo works from the Weston Playhouse furthers the redefinition of theater online — and of life in isolation.

  13. Quarantine Envy Got You Down? You’re Not Alone Well, Today

    A beach house, a suburban home, a home without children, a home filled with family: These days, everyone wants something that someone else has.

  14. Governors Say Trump’s Order on Pandemic Relief Could Wreck State Budgets Washington, Today

    With Congress at an impasse on stimulus talks, disarray over resuming negotiations bodes poorly for reaching a deal this week.

  15. Going to the Dentist During a Pandemic Interactive, Today

    Need to go to the dentist? Here is some guidance for taking care of your teeth during a pandemic.

  16. Delta Air Lines Bought an Oil Refinery. It Didn’t Go as Planned. Business, Today

    Delta’s foray into oil refining illustrates some of the reasons the business was in trouble even before the pandemic.

  17. In Push to Play, College Football Stars Show Sudden Unity Sports, Today

    The blending of athletes’ #WeAreUnited and #WeWantToPlay campaigns showed students asserting themselves in ways that have been uncommon (and often stifled) in college sports.

  18. AIDS Quilts for an Artist and His Partner, Sewn During a New Pandemic Culture, Today

    Tom Rauffenbart had resolved to create a tribute to his partner, the artist David Wojnarowicz. A sewing circle of women took up the cause for both men, stitching through lockdown.

  19. An Interview With the Health Officer for Santa Cruz National, Today

    Dr. Gail Newel has taken the heat as Santa Cruz went from being one of the safest coastal counties in the state to the site of a recent surge.

  20. An Interview With the Health Officer for Santa Cruz National, Today

    Dr. Gail Newel has taken the heat as Santa Cruz went from being one of the safest coastal counties in the state to the site of a recent surge.

  21. ‘I’d Rather Stay Home and Die’ Foreign, Today

    A fear of hospitals is leading many Mexicans to delay treatment for coronavirus until it is too late for doctors to help them.

  22. Trump Goes Around Congress to Provide Pandemic Relief Politics, Today

    It’s unclear whether the measures he signed will have any immediate effect, but the president pressed ahead anyway: This is your morning tip sheet.

  23. Without a $600 weekly benefit, jobless Americans face bleak choices. Business, Today

  24. Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump’s Order on Pandemic Relief Alarms Governors as Stimulus Talks Stall Foreign, Today

    Governors said the plan would wreck state budgets. Mexicans are delaying treatment of the virus because of deeply rooted fears of hospitals.

  25. Never a Dull Moment in Trump World Op Ed, Today

    ‘One thing I have to give Trump credit for is a general lowering of expectations.’

  26. Will Cars Rule the Roads in Post-Pandemic New York? Metro, Today

    Newly emboldened, many New Yorkers want to repurpose streets for walking, biking, dining and schools, even as traffic returns.

  27. Stephen Hahn, F.D.A. Chief, Is Caught Between Scientists and the President Science, Today

    Many medical experts — including members of his own staff — worry about whether Dr. Hahn has the fortitude and political savvy to protect the scientific integrity of the F.D.A. from Mr. Trump.

  28. Start-Ups Braced for the Worst. The Worst Never Came. Business, Today

    The doomsday warnings about tech start-ups failing in the pandemic have not yielded the shakeout that many expected a few months ago.

  29. A Rare Economic Bright Spot in the U.S. Health System: The Vet’s Office Upshot, Today

    Usually during an economic downturn, people tend to spend less on health care for pets. This time, the opposite is happening.

  30. When Things Aren’t OK With a Child’s Mental Health Well, Today

    Everyone is stressed and anxious now. We have to find and help the children who are hurting most.

  31. ‘The Wounds Are Still Fresh’ Op Ed, Today

    These front-line medical workers are struggling with what comes next.

  32. What if Everyone Had Voted by Mail in 2016? Interactive, Today

    Despite boosting younger voters, the effects are negligible when races aren’t razor-thin.

  33. ‘The Wounds Are Still Fresh’ Video, Today

    These front-line medical workers are struggling with what comes next.

  34. The First Round of the N.H.L. Playoffs Is Set. There Have Already Been Upsets. Sports, Today

    The top seeds in the Western and Eastern play-in tournaments were eliminated, and the No. 1 teams in the round robin slid to fourth as the first round is set to begin Tuesday.

  35. As U.S. and Taiwan Celebrate a Bond, China Responds With Screaming Jets Foreign, Yesterday

    The highest-level American visit to Taiwan in decades shows the island’s importance as ties between the United States and China deteriorate.

  36. Collin Morikawa Delivers Magic at the P.G.A. Championship Sports, Yesterday

    In the first major tournament since the pandemic stalled the sports world, the title went to a magnetic 23-year-old who turned pro just last year.

  37. Scenes From a Biker Rally, Undaunted by the Virus National, Yesterday

    Meet the motorcyclists gathered in Sturgis, S.D., for a giant annual rally, with plenty of regard for one another but little for the pandemic.

  38. Trump’s Orders on Coronavirus Relief Create Confusion Washington, Yesterday

    Businesses and the unemployed faced uncertainty as administration officials defended the president’s directives and Democrats criticized them.

  39. In Women’s Golf, Virus Upends the Typical Paths to a Pro Career Sports, Yesterday

    The U.S. Women’s Amateur championship concluded on Sunday, but the search by nonprofessionals for competitive women’s golf events has been onerous since the college season was canceled last spring.

  40. The Key to an Inclusive Recovery? Putting Women in Decision-Making Roles Gender, Yesterday

    As the world sketches out post-pandemic plans, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the head of U.N. Women, explains why having more women in leadership positions could lead to better results.

  41. Ohio Governor Says His Flawed Virus Test Shouldn’t Undercut New, Rapid Methods Science, Yesterday

    Several states are trying to increase coronavirus testing with faster methods, undeterred by less accurate but quicker readouts.

  42. The Coming Eviction Crisis: ‘It’s Hard to Pay the Bills on Nothing’ Editorial, Yesterday

    If the federal government repeats the mistakes of the last recession, millions of Americans will lose their apartments and homes.

  43. Composting Has Been Scrapped. These New Yorkers Picked Up the Slack. Metro, Yesterday

    People like Vivian Lin, who quit her job at an architecture firm to start a composting business, have helped fill the void after the city suspended curbside organic waste collection.

  44. Players to UConn Coach: ‘There’s No Way That We Can Play’ Sports, Yesterday

    For Connecticut, the call to pull the plug on the college football season was clear. The Power 5 schools have been far less decisive.

  45. Col. Steven dePyssler, Who Aided Veterans’ Families, Dies at 101 Obits, Yesterday

    He acquired everything from toilet paper to plane parts for Air Force squadrons. Later, he advised widows on their benefits. He died of the coronavirus.

  46. It’s a Tough Time for the Left. But I’m More Optimistic Than Ever. Op Ed, Yesterday

    On both sides of the Atlantic, the signs of radical possibility are everywhere.

  47. This Company Boasted to Trump About Its Covid-19 Vaccine. Experts Are Skeptical. Business, Yesterday

    Inovio, a Pennsylvania biotech company, has spent years claiming to be on the cusp of important vaccines. It has never brought one to market.

  48. This Contact Tracer Is Fighting Two Contagions: The Virus and Fear National, Yesterday

    Convincing infected people to open up means helping them confront deeply held concerns about deportation or job loss.

  49. At Least 97,000 Children in the U.S. Tested Positive in Last 2 Weeks of July Foreign, Yesterday

    Trump’s unilateral economic relief actions come under fire. Ohio’s governor urges use of rapid tests, but with caution after his false positive.

  50. The Week in Business: The Stimulus Mess Sunday Business, Yesterday

    A jobs report that found the U.S. economy added 1.8 million jobs in July, and President Trump signed executive orders to extend some of the benefits in the virus relief law.

  51. Saudi Aramco Says Profit Fell 73 Percent as Demand for Oil Shrank Business, Yesterday

    The coronavirus pandemic took a major toll on the oil giant’s earnings, but Aramco will maintain its hefty dividend for shareholders.

  52. Notes From a Virus Tracker’s Log National, Yesterday

    With over 200,000 cases in Los Angeles County alone, contact tracers like Radhika Kumar have their work cut out for them.

  53. Cómo mudar a tu elefante en una pandemia en Español, Yesterday

    Después de décadas en cautiverio y un viaje de 2700 kilómetros de Argentina a Brasil, una elefanta de nombre Mara al fin pudo pasear.

  54. Cómo mudar a tu elefante en una pandemia en Español, Yesterday

    Después de décadas en cautiverio y un viaje de 2700 kilómetros de Argentina a Brasil, una elefanta de nombre Mara al fin pudo pasear.

  55. How to Move Your Elephant During a Pandemic Science, Yesterday

    After decades in captivity and a 1,700-mile road trip from Argentina into Brazil, an Asian elephant named Mara finally gained a chance to roam.

  56. In California, It Will Take More Than a Parade to Save an Imperiled Census National, Yesterday

    Many Latinos in low-income communities say they are hearing a message about the 2020 census: Your participation is not wanted.

  57. Sidestepping Congress, Trump Signs Executive Measures for Pandemic Relief Washington, August 8

    President Trump signed the directives after two weeks of stalemate with Democrats over a recovery package, using legally dubious measures to try to restore lapsed benefits.

  58. What to Do When Covid Doesn’t Go Away Op Ed, August 8

    Lessons for coronavirus long-haulers from my own experience with chronic illness.

  59. Pac-12 Players Say Commissioner Was Dismissive of Their Virus Concerns Sports, August 8

    The players, who have pushed for more-frequent virus testing and stronger protection of their status with the team, said Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott offered no concrete mandates for the league’s universities.

  60. America Could Control the Pandemic by October. Let’s Get to It. Editorial, August 8

    The solutions to combating the coronavirus are no mystery. It’s time to do this right.

  61. Robbie Waters, an Old-School Cop and Legislator, Dies at 84 Obits, August 8

    A Sacramento fixture, Mr. Waters drove a 1932 Ford and crossed paths with Patty Hearst and Squeaky Fromme. He died of the coronavirus.

  62. C.D.C. Closes Some Offices Over Bacteria Discovery Science, August 8

    The move highlights the risk of Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks when buildings are reopened after coronavirus lockdowns.

  63. Trump Threatens to Use Executive Order for ‘Critical Relief’ Video, August 8

    Though it’s unclear whether he has the authority to do so, President Trump said on Friday that if Congress did not reach an agreement, he would act unilaterally to extend a coronavirus economic aid package.

  64. Your Hot-Weather Guide to Coronavirus, Air-Conditioning and Airflow Express, August 8

    Indoor air is riskier than outdoor air. So what do you do if it’s really hot out?

  65. Without $600 Weekly Benefit, Unemployed Face Bleak Choices Business, August 8

    A federal supplement to jobless pay was a lifeline for millions and for the economy. Its cutoff, even if temporary, may have lasting consequences.

  66. Profits Rebound at Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Business, August 8

    Berkshire reported earnings of $26.4 billion in the second quarter, a turnaround from its $49.7 billion loss in the first quarter, when the pandemic caused a plunge in the stock market.

  67. No Pajama Pants Allowed While Learning From Home, Illinois District Says National, August 8

    The Springfield, Ill., school district said it would require students to follow its dress code regardless of how classes are held.

  68. When Covid-19 Hit, Many Elderly Were Left to Die Foreign, August 8

    Warnings had piled up for years that nursing homes were vulnerable. The pandemic sent them to the back of the line for equipment and care.

  69. U.S. Surpasses 5 Million Cases Foreign, August 8

    President Trump signed executive measures for pandemic relief as stimulus talks stalled. And Brazil reached two coronavirus milestones: more than 100,000 deaths and more than three million cases.

  70. How to Help Your Pet With Post-Quarantine Separation Anxiety Smarter Living, August 8

    The pandemic is hard on our dogs and cats, too.

  71. When Covid-19 Hit, Many Elderly Were Left to Die Foreign, August 8

    Warnings had piled up for years that nursing homes were vulnerable. The pandemic sent them to the back of the line for equipment and care.

  72. Rave Under the Kosciuszko Bridge: Are Illicit Parties Endangering N.Y.C.? Metro, August 8

    Videos and photos posted on social media of a number of parties show few guests abiding by social-distancing guidelines.

  73. Bear Hugs and Bubbles: Why Some N.F.L. Players Opted Out Sports, August 8

    “I’m literally bear-hugging another creature on the other side of the ball every single play,” Leo Koloamatangi, a Jets offensive lineman, said. “If that guy has any symptoms, I’m going to get them.”

  74. Coronavirus Spares Gaza, but Travel Restrictions Do Not Foreign, August 8

    The blockaded Gaza Strip has not recorded any cases of community transmission of the coronavirus, but new restrictions on movement continue to make life difficult.

  75. Job Growth Slowed in July, Signaling a Loss of Economic Momentum Business, August 7

    The ranks of the employed grew by 1.8 million, a drop from the pace of the previous two months, as renewed business closings hampered the recovery.

  76. Millions of Evictions Are a Sharper Threat as Government Support Ends Business, August 7

    Without more federal aid for workers, experts are expecting the largest disruption to the housing market since the Depression.

  77. Away From Gridlock in Washington, Trump Puts on a Show for His Club Washington, August 7

    The president held what was billed as a news conference. But there was almost no news, he again said the virus would disappear and his audience seemed at times less the nation than his golf club members.

  78. Georgia Businessman Charged With Hoarding Face Masks and Price Gouging Express, August 7

    The man, Milton Ayimadu, allegedly hoarded 200,000 face masks and sold them for double what he paid, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

  79. Trump elogia el tratamiento de plasma mientras los investigadores luchan por finalizar los estudios que prueban su eficacia en Español, August 7

    Miles de pacientes de la COVID-19 han sido tratados con plasma sanguíneo de personas que se han recuperado del virus. Sin embargo, el tratamiento aún no ha sido probado en ensayos clínicos rigurosos.

  80. New York Is Positioned to Reopen Schools Safely, Health Experts Say Science, August 7

    Transmission, even in New York City, is well below thresholds experts say are safe, but issues like adequate ventilation to combat aerosol spread of the virus remain.

  81. ‘If We Get It, We Chose to Be Here’: Despite Virus, Thousands Converge on Sturgis for Huge Rally National, August 7

    Tens of thousands of motorcyclists roared into the western South Dakota community on Friday, lining Main Street from end to end, for the start of the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

  82. Beirut on the Potomac Op Ed, August 7

    The American spirit gets a Lebanese makeover.

  83. Red Cross Cancels Guantánamo Visit Over Coronavirus Cases Washington, August 7

    The pandemic has forced the longest absence of the humanitarian organization from the remote military prison in Cuba since it opened in January 2002.

  84. Canada Has Placed Its First Vaccine Order, but Don’t Expect a ‘Silver Bullet’ Foreign, August 7

    Before the federal government announced an order for millions of doses of a still unproven vaccine, its top doctor sounded a note of caution.

  85. Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today News Desk, August 7

    New York schools move toward reopening.

  86. La inusual solución de Kenia al problema escolar: cancelar el año y empezar de nuevo en Español, August 7

    Debido a la pandemia, algunos estudiantes tomaban clases en línea y otros no. Así que el gobierno eliminó el año escolar para todos, que deberán repetir el curso en 2021. La medida, que pretendía atender la brecha de acceso a la educación, puede empeorar la desigualdad .

  87. N.F.L.’s Push Ahead With Season Rankles Workers in the Home Office Sports, August 7

    Workers who have been ordered back to the league’s headquarters are resisting, arguing that the reopening was rushed and that in some ways they have been put in an “impossible situation.”

  88. Why the Coronavirus Is More Likely to ‘Superspread’ Than the Flu Science, August 7

    Most people won’t spread the virus widely. The few who do are probably in the wrong place at the wrong time in their infection, new models suggest.

  89. Are You a Working Mom? We Want To Hear Your Pandemic Story Parenting, August 7

    The Times wants to know what your new normal looks like.

  90. Parents of College Students Worry, Should They Stay or Go? Well, August 7

    “This is a situation where you have to pray for the best and be ready for the worst,” one father said.

  91. Here’s How to Crush the Virus Until Vaccines Arrive Op Ed, August 7

    To save lives, and save the economy, we need another lockdown.

  92. A New Hampshire Poet Laureate Lifts Her City’s Covid-19 Advisories Express, August 7

    Tammi Truax, the Portsmouth poet laureate, writes a weekly poem for the city’s coronavirus newsletter, breaking up grim statistics with verse.

  93. Cardinals-Cubs Series Is Postponed After More Virus Cases Sports, August 7

    The Cardinals have been off for a week because of an outbreak that emerged last weekend, but their hiatus was extended again.

  94. Police Violence in Portland Protests Letters, August 7

    The A.C.L.U. of Oregon says the police “are making a mockery of the First Amendment.” Also: Planned Parenthood and Black women; a free pass for Russia; universal internet; weekends in a pandemic.

  95. Sharon Williams, a Nurturer on the Police Force, Dies at 54 Obits, August 7

    When Ms. Williams came across troubled young women while on the job in New Orleans, she saw them as potential “angels.” She died of Covid-19.

  96. Lost Summer: How Schools Missed a Chance to Fix Remote Learning National, August 7

    Education leaders spent months preparing to reopen classrooms. But with online learning set to continue for millions of students this fall, schools must catch up with reality.

  97. How Accurate Are Virus Tests? Ohio Governor’s Results Show Positives and Negatives National, August 7

    With testing delays nationwide, experts are increasingly recommending a new type of rapid test that gives less accurate results. It is imperfect, but as one expert put it, “pretty good is a lot better than none.”

  98. The Weird, Disturbing (and Comforting) Return of Pro Sports Sports, August 7

    The swirl of conflicting emotions about the return of sports, and whether it will last, seems apt for these turbulent times of pandemic and social unrest.

  99. Barbara Costikyan, New York Magazine Food Columnist, Dies at 91 Obits, August 7

    Ms. Costikyan, who died of the coronavirus, once wrote that she couldn’t think about food “without thinking about the people who do it.”

  100. After Taking a Pandemic Hit, Billboard Ad Companies See Signs of Hope Business, August 7

    The virus pummeled sales of ads on outdoor and transit displays, and a second wave could hamper a recovery. But executives believe the worst may be over for their business.

  101. Covid Update: Don’t Rush the Vaccine Video, August 7

    We’re developing a coronavirus vaccine with historic speed, but we can’t skip steps.

  102. How the C.E.O. of Harlem Children’s Zone Spends His Sundays Metropolitan, August 7

    When Kwame Owusu-Kesse is not helping families and schools navigate the pandemic, he is trying to wean his toddler off “Baby Shark.”

  103. Oversight Member Blasts the Fed’s Efforts to Rescue Main Street Business, August 7

    The Federal Reserve president leading the Main Street lending program testified before a congressional commission, as one member labeled it a “failure.”

  104. Leaving Gun Towers and Barbed Wire for a Healing House Arts & Leisure, August 7

    Susan Burton, an advocate for formerly incarcerated women, is racing against the clock to shelter those freed early because of the surge of coronavirus cases in prisons.

  105. When Schools Reopened in Germany, ‘We Swallowed Our Misgivings’ Parenting, August 7

    A mother recounted how worried she was sending her children back to in-person classes in the spring. But seeing her son “blossom” and the school’s safety measures eased her concerns.

  106. The ‘Indirect’ Costs at College Can Involve Nasty Surprises Business, August 7

    Expenses for books, transportation and food outside a meal plan may be a problem for poor and moderate-income students, a new report finds.

  107. More Wealthy Families Are Throwing a Lifeline to Distressed Businesses Business, August 7

    The pandemic has created an opportunity for family offices to take a more hands-on approach by investing directly in companies that need capital.

  108. Should I Quarantine After Traveling Outside California? National, August 7

    Friday: What you can do to protect yourself if you are traveling. Also: The Supreme Court sided with officials at a California jail.

  109. Amid Dire Jobless Numbers, Small-Business Relief Program Nears End Business, August 6

    The Paycheck Protection Program provided respite for hard-hit small businesses, but it is ending soon. With no word on further government help, owners worry about their fate.

  110. Judge Dismisses G.O.P. Suit to End Proxy Voting in House During Pandemic Washington, August 6

    A federal judge ruled that the Constitution protected the right of the House of Representatives to make its own rules.

  111. ‘I Was a Little Scared’: Inside America’s Reopening Schools National, August 6

    In their first week back, students have faced altered classrooms and emergency quarantines. Here’s what they say school is like in the age of Covid-19.

  112. The U.S. Lifted Its Advisory Against Traveling Abroad. What Does That Mean? Travel, August 6

    After nearly five months, the State Department lifted its “do not travel” advisory.

  113. New Unemployment Claims Decline, but Remain ‘Alarmingly High’ Business, August 6

    Nearly 1.2 million filed for state benefits last week, the lowest total since March, as economic readings offer only limited encouragement.

  114. Trump, Facing Headwinds in Ohio, Talks Up Economy in Campaign Swing Washington, August 6

    The president came into 2020 considering the state a lock, but his performance in managing the pandemic and delivering on his promises from four years ago could put it in play.

  115. Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today N Y T Now, August 6

    A resurgence of coronavirus cases in the European Union is setting off fears of a second wave.

  116. Coming Next: The Greater Recession Op Ed, August 6

    The suspension of federal benefits would create damage almost as terrifying as the economic effects of the coronavirus.

  117. ¿Tengo síntomas de COVID-19? Interactive, August 6

    Cada tos, dolor de cabeza o estornudo por estos días te hace dudar: ¿podría ser la COVID-19? Esta guía te ayudará a comprender los síntomas.

  118. ¿Tengo síntomas de COVID-19? Interactive, August 6

    Ahora cada tos, estornudo o jaqueca te hace dudar: ¿será coronavirus? Esta guía te ayudará a comprender los síntomas.

  119. Uber’s Revenue Craters, as Deliveries Surge in Pandemic Business, August 6

    Uber said revenue fell 29 percent in the second quarter because people traveled less, but food deliveries soared.

  120. Outages Pile On Misery for 1.4 Million Coping With Pandemic Metro, August 6

    Officials said the power losses could last several days, as the disaster shaped up to be the worst to hit the region since Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

  121. The Coronavirus Is New, but Your Immune System Might Still Recognize It Science, August 6

    Some people carry immune cells called T cells that can capitalize on the virus’s resemblance to other members of its family tree.

  122. With Old Allies Turning Against Her, Birx Presses On Against the Coronavirus Washington, August 6

    Dr. Deborah L. Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, has found herself a woman without a country, denounced by Democrats and called “pathetic” by the president.

  123. Needed: A Safe Vaccine, Masks and Face Shields Letters, August 6

    Readers say we need to make sure any vaccine is safe, and remind us that for now masks and distancing are reliable.

  124. She Was Pregnant With Twins During Covid. Why Did Only One Survive? Metropolitan, August 6

    Why being Black and giving birth in New York during the pandemic is so dangerous.

  125. Martin Peretz, on Israeli-Palestinian Peace Letters, August 6

    The former New Republic editor writes about the two-state solution. Also: Donald Trump and Joe McCarthy; the theater industry, in dire straits.

  126. Beirut, Hong Kong, Climate Change: Your Friday Briefing N Y T Now, August 6

    Here’s what you need to know.

  127. ‘The Photo Does Not Look Good’: Georgia School’s Crowded Halls Go Viral U.S., August 6

    The Paulding County schools superintendent defended the district’s reopening plans after social media criticism, and said wearing a mask is an unenforceable “personal choice.”

  128. Suspension Lifted of Georgia Student Who Posted Photos of Crowded Hall National, August 6

    “The photo does not look good,” the district’s superintendent acknowledged in a letter to parents, but said wearing masks in school could not be mandated.

  129. Gov. Mike DeWine of Ohio Tests Positive, Then Negative, for Coronavirus National, August 6

    The governor said he felt confident in the results of a negative test that was taken hours after he tested positive while being screened to greet President Trump.

  130. Michelle Obama Says She Is Dealing With ‘Low-Grade Depression’ Express, August 6

    In her new podcast, the former first lady connected her experience with the effects of quarantine and news about civil unrest and politics.

  131. Sweatpants Forever: How the Fashion Industry Collapsed Interactive, August 6

    Even before the pandemic, it had started to unravel. What happens now that no one has a reason to dress up?

  132. ViacomCBS takes a pandemic hit, with ad revenue falling 27 percent. Business, August 6

  133. ViacomCBS takes a pandemic hit, with ad revenue falling 27 percent. Business, August 6

  134. Even Asymptomatic People Carry the Coronavirus in High Amounts Science, August 6

    Researchers in South Korea found that roughly 30 percent of those infected never develop symptoms yet probably spread the virus.

  135. This Year’s Must-Have Back-to-School Item: Masks for Children Express, August 6

    Crayola, Old Navy and Disney are among the brands making colorful masks for children. Child psychologists see this as a positive step toward “normalcy.”

  136. Credit card debt plunges, driving a decline in overall household debt. Business, August 6

  137. Credit card debt plunges, driving a decline in overall household debt. Business, August 6

  138. Dozens Charged in Hong Kong for Taking Part in Tiananmen Protest Foreign, August 6

    The charges against 24 people for attending an annual vigil are the latest signs of an intensifying crackdown on the pro-democracy movement.

  139. Money for the Postal Service? The Check’s in the Mail Politics, August 6

    Congress still can’t agree, and Democrats plan a virtual convention: This is your morning tip sheet.

  140. Restricting Beach Access to Residents Only Real Estate, August 6

    Fearing the spread of Covid-19, some cities in Connecticut and Long Island are trying to keep nonresidents off the sand, butting up against legal mandates that require them to maintain public access.

  141. Classical Music Attracts Older Audiences. Good. Arts & Leisure, August 6

    Especially during a pandemic, the graying of audiences has been seen as a sign of precariousness. But maybe these older listeners are a lifeline.

  142. China’s Offer to Help With Virus Testing Spooks Hong Kong Business, August 6

    Infections have surged in the city, and its labs have been going at full speed. But wariness of the Chinese Communist Party runs deep.

  143. Coronavirus Live Updates: Gov. DeWine of Ohio Tests Positive Before a Planned Trump Visit Foreign, August 6

    A photo of a crowded school hallway circulated on social media raises further alarm about the return to U.S. classrooms. France and Germany see worrisome rises in daily case counts.

  144. Coronavirus Live Updates: Three Hours of Talks on a Relief Deal Yield Little but Pessimism World, August 6

    Ohio’s governor tested positive before a planned meeting with President Trump, but later he announced that another test had come back negative. A photo of a crowded school hallway circulated on social media raises further alarm about the return to U.S. classrooms.

  145. Israel reabrió las escuelas cuando el coronavirus amainó. No fue buena idea en Español, August 6

    A medida que los países consideran estrategias de regreso a clases, un brote de coronavirus en una escuela secundaria de Jerusalén ofrece una historia aleccionadora.

  146. The Unique U.S. Failure to Control the Virus National, August 6

    Slowing the coronavirus has been especially difficult for the United States because of its tradition of prioritizing individualism and missteps by the Trump administration.

  147. ‘It’s Time for a Change’: Workers Idled by the Virus Try New Careers Business, August 6

    Facing a loss of hours, unsecured wages and slow reopenings, some unemployed Britons are reconsidering their livelihoods.

  148. ‘It’s Kitchen Sink Time’: Fast, Less-Accurate Coronavirus Tests May Be Good Enough Science, August 6

    Experts are revising their views on the best methods to detect infections, setting aside long-held standards so that the spread of the virus can be more quickly tracked and contained.

  149. Congress’s Ideological Divide Has Stymied Aid for Pandemic-Stricken Schools Washington, August 6

    Republicans and Democrats agree that schools need billions of dollars to reopen, but policy fights have the parties at loggerheads, with educators growing desperate.

  150. ‘Boxed Into a Corner,’ Sturgis Braces for Thousands to Attend Motorcycle Rally National, August 6

    The annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally may attract 250,000 people even though South Dakota’s coronavirus cases have been rising.