Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Elections 2020

‘Up there with World War II and the Civil War’: Three-headed crisis reshapes Biden-Trump race

The death of George Floyd and subsequent vitriolic nationwide demonstrations against police violence have added yet another crisis to a presidential campaign already gripped by a public health emergency and economic calamity, thrusting the race into unprecedented terrain as Donald Trump and Joe Biden seek to show they can lead the country during a perilous moment in its history.

‘Up there with World War II and the Civil War’: Three-headed...

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The death of George Floyd and subsequent vitriolic nationwide demonstrations against police violence have added yet another crisis to a presidential campaign already gripped by a public health emergency and economic calamity, thrusting the race into unprecedented terrain as Donald Trump and Joe Biden seek to show they can lead the country during a perilous moment in its history.

Business

World

Germany lifts travel warning for European countries from June 15

Germany's travel warnings for member states of the European Union (EU), Schengen associated states as well as for Britain would be lifted on June 15 and be replaced by individual travel advice, Foreign Office announced on Wednesday.

Nation

Charges against officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck elevated to...

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Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison’s office on Wednesday upgraded charges against the former Minneapolis police officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck and charged the other three officers at the scene with aiding and abetting murder.

Sports

MLB idea of fewer games with prorated pay at least signals negotiation

There is still significant movement necessary, but the past two days have seen the biggest — if still incremental — steps toward an agreement between Major League Baseball owners and players to conduct a baseball season in 2020.

I experienced a COVID-19 symptom before a Charlotte race. This is how NASCAR handled it.

It was a late night for the four reporters in the press box covering NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 race last weekend.

The second-year NFL offensive players who could break out in 2020

For all the excitement surrounding rookies when they enter the NFL, it’s rare to see them make an immediate impact on the field.

In rush back to campus, colleges asking athletes to trust them with their lives

The plan to return athletes to campus that North Carolina announced Friday is clear, reasonable and straightforward, even if its implementation, like everything else, essentially remains hostage to the whims and vagaries of a virus that remains poorly understood.
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Travel

Germany lifts travel warning for European countries from June 15

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Germany's travel warnings for member states of the European Union (EU), Schengen associated states as well as for Britain would be lifted on June 15 and be replaced by individual travel advice, Foreign Office announced on Wednesday.

Food

Health

Army labs say ‘some form’ of COVID-19 vaccine will be ready...

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Army labs conducting research on the coronavirus are confident that “some form” of a vaccine will be identified by the end of this year, but cautioned that large-scale access to it will take time and that much remains unknown about COVID-19.

Entertainment

Movie review: Witchy, wordy ‘Shirley’ thrillingly follows famed horror writer

The first exchange in the brilliant, brutal “Shirley” is telling about what’s to come. A young woman, Rose (Odessa Young), finishes reading a short story (“The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson) and recounts the tale to her husband, Fred (Logan Lerman).

Movie review: Witchy, wordy ‘Shirley’ thrillingly follows famed horror writer

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The first exchange in the brilliant, brutal “Shirley” is telling about what’s to come. A young woman, Rose (Odessa Young), finishes reading a short story (“The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson) and recounts the tale to her husband, Fred (Logan Lerman).

Auto Trends

2020 Hyundai Sonata hybrid delivers 52 mpg, surprising features

Hyundai should score a choice slice of the shrinking pie for midsize hybrid sedans with the stylish and well-equipped 2020 Sonata hybrid.

Preparing your car for travel in the age of COVID-19

Every fall, after that one last drive, my old Corvette goes into the garage for its long winter nap.

Madza3-Nissan Sentra Skirmish II: Nissan addresses Sentra’s shortcomings for 2020

2020 Mazda3 Hatchback AWD with Premium Package vs. 2020 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SR CVT: I bet you think you can predict the winner. But read on.