Automakers Are Making Cars, but Virus Surge Puts That at Risk
by Neal E. Boudette on July 14, 2020 at 4:09 pm
Some workers are calling on the industry to shut down plants in states where virus cases have increased sharply in recent weeks.
G.A.O.: Trump Boosts Deregulation by Undervaluing Cost of Climate Change
by Lisa Friedman on July 14, 2020 at 4:06 pm
The Government Accountability Office has found that the Trump administration is undervaluing the cost of climate change to boost its deregulatory efforts.
Biden vs. Trump: Live Updates on Alabama, Texas and Maine Elections
on July 14, 2020 at 4:06 pm
Jeff Sessions hopes to win back his old Senate seat in Alabama, while primary and runoff elections are taking place in Texas and Maine. Joe Biden is releasing a new clean energy plan.
Going ‘Deep Green,’ Office Buildings Give Back to the Planet
by Jane Margolies on July 14, 2020 at 3:35 pm
As technology costs have declined, more developers are creating buildings that can benefit the Earth by tackling pollution and save money by producing their own power.
Black Behind the Wheel
by Ron Stodghill on July 14, 2020 at 3:11 pm
On a road trip to Detroit, reflections on the car as a symbol of aspiration and adventure. But if you’re Black in America, that lovely machine isn’t always a refuge.
Election Updates in Alabama, Maine and Texas
by Trip Gabriel, Maggie Astor and Jeremy W. Peters on July 14, 2020 at 2:45 pm
Jeff Sessions is fighting for his political life in an Alabama race that will signal the strength of President Trump’s hold on his base. And in Maine, the spotlight is on which Democrat will face Susan Collins.
Supreme Court, 5-4, Lifts Block on Federal Execution
by Hailey Fuchs on July 14, 2020 at 2:14 pm
A district court in Washington, D.C., had put the execution of Daniel Lewis Lee on hold hours before it was to be carried out. The Supreme Court cleared the way in an unsigned ruling.
Daniel Lewis Lee Executed: Government Carries Out First in 17 Years
by Hailey Fuchs on July 14, 2020 at 2:11 pm
Hours after a 5-4 vote by the Supreme Court, Daniel Lewis Lee was put to death by lethal injection in Terre Haute, Ind., for his role in the 1996 murder of a family of three.
Disabled Do-It-Yourselfers Lead Way to Technology Gains
by David M. Perry on July 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm
So long to overhyped innovations. Hello to tech that embeds accessibility into everyday devices.
The QAnon Candidates Are Coming. Are Republicans Ready?
by Matthew Rosenberg and Jennifer Steinhauer on July 14, 2020 at 1:30 pm
The conspiracy theorists accuse Democrats and even fellow Republicans of being beholden to a cabal of bureaucrats, pedophiles and Satanists. President Trump has cheered them on.
San Diego Sheriff’s Deputy Is Charged With Second-Degree Murder
by Jenny Gross on July 14, 2020 at 1:18 pm
Deputy Sheriff Aaron Russell, 23, is accused of fatally shooting Nicholas Bils, 36, an unarmed man who escaped from a park ranger’s vehicle.
What Counties are Closed in California? Newsom Rolls Back Reopening
by Jill Cowan on July 14, 2020 at 12:47 pm
Tuesday: The governor announced that many businesses must close once again. Also: Los Angeles and San Diego schools will be online-only in the fall.
America’s Governors Get Tested for a Virus That Is Testing Them
by Manny Fernandez, Rick Rojas, Shawn Hubler and Mike Baker on July 14, 2020 at 12:21 pm
The pandemic has put many governors of both parties under a spotlight for which none of their aides and consultants have a playbook.
‘We’re Not an Island’: Rural Outbreaks Challenge Oregon’s Virus Success
by Kate Conger on July 14, 2020 at 12:21 pm
Oregon was sandwiched between two states that had big coronavirus outbreaks but managed to keep its numbers low. Until it couldn’t.
LA and San Diego Schools to Go Online-Only in The Fall
by Shawn Hubler and Dana Goldstein on July 14, 2020 at 12:21 pm
California’s two largest districts made the joint call amid a White House push to get children back into classrooms.
17 States Sue to Block Student Visa Rules
by Anemona Hartocollis on July 14, 2020 at 12:21 pm
A legal battle between universities and the Trump administration over foreign students and online learning escalated on Monday, ahead of a critical federal court hearing.
Naya Rivera Is Found Dead at Lake Piru, Officials Say
by Johnny Diaz on July 14, 2020 at 11:33 am
Ms. Rivera, a star of the show “Glee,” disappeared last week after going boating on the California lake with her young son.
Jeff Sessions Won’t Say if He’d Back Tommy Tuberville for Senate
by Elaina Plott on July 14, 2020 at 11:32 am
Mr. Sessions, the former attorney general and current Trump adversary, and Mr. Tuberville, a former Auburn University football coach, face voters in a runoff in Alabama on Tuesday.
Biden’s Big Opportunity
by David Leonhardt on July 14, 2020 at 10:34 am
And what else you need to know today.
Want More Diversity? Some Experts Say Reward C.E.O.s for It
by Peter Eavis on July 14, 2020 at 9:00 am
Only a small number of large companies have tied executive compensation to goals for hiring and promotion of workers from underrepresented groups.
Why We’re Losing the Battle With Covid-19
by Jeneen Interlandi on July 14, 2020 at 9:00 am
The escalating crisis in Texas shows how the chronic underfunding of public health has put America on track for the worst coronavirus response in the developed world.
Roger Stone Denies Withholding ‘the Goods’ on Trump in Exchange for Clemency
by Peter Baker on July 14, 2020 at 3:36 am
Speaking out days after the president commuted his 40-month sentence for obstructing a congressional investigation, Mr. Stone said that “I would not lie against my friend of 40 years.”
Inside Democrats’ 2020 Plan
by Lisa Lerer on July 14, 2020 at 3:14 am
Meet the two Democratic operatives battling President Trump since before he was president.
Mary Trump’s Tell-All Cleared by Judge for Publication
by Alan Feuer on July 14, 2020 at 2:02 am
In his ruling, Judge Hal B. Greenwald dismissed the argument by the Trump family that a 2001 confidentiality agreement applied to the book, which goes on sale on Tuesday.
DeVos Abandons a Lifetime of Local Advocacy to Demand Schools Reopen
by Erica L. Green on July 14, 2020 at 1:34 am
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has become the face of the Trump administration’s demands, a stance diametrically opposite to how she has led the department.
Monthly U.S. Budget Deficit Soared to Record $864 Billion in June
by Alan Rappeport and Jim Tankersley on July 14, 2020 at 12:47 am
The shortfall was nearly as large as the entire 2019 deficit as spending on virus-related efforts outpaced revenues.
Navy Warship Is Still Ablaze, and Now Tilting to One Side
by John Ismay and Richard A. Oppel Jr. on July 14, 2020 at 12:44 am
The U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard in San Diego is listing because of water from the fire hoses, tugboats and helicopters fighting the inferno, which has destroyed the ship’s forward mast.
Fauci Back at the White House, a Day After Trump Aides Tried to Undermine Him
by Michael D. Shear and Noah Weiland on July 14, 2020 at 12:13 am
The visit underscored a reality for both the president and his most prominent coronavirus adviser: They are stuck with each other.
Trump Continues Criticism of Movement to Defund the Police
by Katie Rogers on July 14, 2020 at 12:11 am
The president is embracing law enforcement, a tactic that won him support in the 2016 campaign, while ignoring calls for reform.
Headed to the Convention? Not I, More Republicans Are Saying
by Reid J. Epstein, Nicholas Fandos and Patricia Mazzei on July 13, 2020 at 11:23 pm
“Everybody just assumes no one is going,” said one House member wary of the virus risks. But other delegates dismissed the health threat and said it was an honor to help nominate President Trump.
Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today
by Jonathan Wolfe and Lara Takenaga on July 13, 2020 at 10:55 pm
California and its schools roll back reopenings.
Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Is Fired After Pointing Gun at Unarmed Man
by Allyson Waller on July 13, 2020 at 9:57 pm
Sergeant Janak Amin, a 21-year veteran of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, the sheriff said.
The Massacre That Destroyed Tulsa’s ‘Black Wall Street’
by Ben Fenwick on July 13, 2020 at 9:29 pm
In 1921, the city of Tulsa erupted in a spasm of hate and fire that destroyed its prosperous Black district. A century later, excavators are uncovering a “crime scene.”
Michael Lewis, Who Forged a New Life After Prison, Dies at 65
by Neil Genzlinger on July 13, 2020 at 8:43 pm
Mr. Lewis counseled newly released inmates on how to adjust to life on the outside, using a simple orange bag to make his point. He died from the coronavirus.
New Orleans shooting kills 9-year-old boy, wounds 2 teens
by Robert Gearty on July 14, 2020 at 3:19 pm
New Orleans police are investigating the killing of a 9-year-old boy in a street shooting that also wounded two teens,13 and 15.
Wisconsin man almost hit by falling tree during storm
by Travis Fedschun on July 14, 2020 at 2:36 pm
A man in Wisconsin was nearly struck by a falling tree outside his family’s home last week as a storm moved through the area.
Heat wave scorches from Gulf Coast to southern Plains, severe storms likely into Midwest
by Janice Dean on July 14, 2020 at 1:56 pm
A heat wave that’s broken records across portions of Texas will allow temperatures to soar again on Tuesday, as strong stroms are forecast to develop across the Midwest.
Arizona lake ‘electrocution incident’ kills 2 brothers, girlfriend left with ‘burn marks’ on feet, legs
by Travis Fedschun on July 14, 2020 at 1:12 pm
Two brothers have died and a girlfriend of one was left with burn marks after a possible electrocution incident at a lake in Arizona, officials and family members revealed Monday.
At least 17 shot in New York City as gun violence continues to soar
on July 14, 2020 at 12:39 pm
Brooklyn saw the most violence with 10 shooting incidents and a total of 12 victims, sources said.
Daniel Lewis Lee executed for torturing, killing Arkansas family in 1996, first federal execution in 17 years
by Vandana Rambaran on July 14, 2020 at 12:26 pm
A White supremacist who tortured and killed an Arkansas family – including an 8-year-old girl – was executed Tuesday morning in Indiana.
Suspect accused of killing Washington police officer, injuring a second, arrested ‘without incident’
by Greg Norman on July 14, 2020 at 11:05 am
A person suspected of killing a Washington state police officer and injuring another after a traffic stop turned into a deadly foot chase Monday night was arrested “without incident,” police said.
Portland police declare riot during another night of unrest in city
by Edmund DeMarche on July 14, 2020 at 9:59 am
Washington state police officer killed, another injured in shooting: report
by David Aaro on July 14, 2020 at 8:46 am
Two officers have been shot, one fatally, following a police-involved shooting Monday evening in Washington state, according to authorities.
Pennsylvania woman threw knife at boyfriend because he refused to eat, police say
by David Aaro on July 14, 2020 at 8:27 am
A Pennsylvania woman was arrested after she flung a knife at her boyfriend, striking him, because she was angry that he refused to eat, police said on Monday.
New coronavirus map shows grim trend for more than half of all US states
on July 14, 2020 at 7:39 am
Supreme Court clears way for execution of federal prisoner
on July 14, 2020 at 6:41 am
The Supreme Court early Tuesday cleared the way for the resumption of executions of federal prison inmates, removing a hold placed hours earlier by a trial judge. But it was unclear when the first execution would be carried out.
Orange County school Board of Education wants schools to reopen, no social distancing: report
by Edmund DeMarche on July 14, 2020 at 6:33 am
Fundraiser set up for family of 1-year-old shot and killed at New York City cookout
by David Aaro on July 14, 2020 at 4:55 am
A fundraiser has been set up for the 1-year-old infant who was shot and killed at a New York City cookout
Portland protester uses ‘wrist rocket’ to launch metal ball that struck city medic: cops
by Edmund DeMarche on July 14, 2020 at 4:50 am
This Day in History: July 14
on July 14, 2020 at 4:00 am
The Republican National Convention opens in Detroit, where presumptive nominee Ronald Reagan tells a welcoming rally he and his supporters are determined to “make America great again.”