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Because of the shortened theater
season, only four new musicals,
10 new plays and four play revivals
were eligible for Tony nominations.
Last year, there were 34 shows under
consideration for the awards.
Tonys Go Big on a Shortened SeasonC
This week, United Airlines said that
its revenues during the third quarter
were down 78 percent compared to
the same period a year ago.
United Airlines Tries to Plan
Around the PandemicB
At Rutgers University, a study
commissioned in 2018 by the
university’s faculty union showed
that when adjusted for rank, women
who are tenured earned on average
about 2 percent less than men.
5 Female Professors Sue Rutgers Over Pay Gap,
Echoing a Famous CaseA
Human Rights Watch estimates that
Vietnam has jailed at least 130
political dissidents, more than any
other country in Southeast Asia.
Activist Who Is Jailed in Vietnam Left Message
Behind: Keep FightingA
The Tesla Model S electric car can
reach 60 miles per hour in slightly
more than two seconds.
Here’s What Green Looks Like at 100 M.P.H.B
Studies have shown disordered
eating affects up to 45 percent of
female athletes, and can lead to
relative energy deficiency in sports,
or RED-S, an energy deficiency
caused by eating too little for your
Teaching Elite Women To Value ThemselvesB
A new study released on Thursday
found that nearly 30 percent of all
students who enrolled in colleges and
universities in 2018 hailed from
immigrant families, up from
20 percent in 2000.
Immigration Wave Is Changing Face of Colleges
NOTEWORTHY FACTS FROM TODAY’S PAPER
“We are effectively burning the furniture to keep warm
STEVE BAKER,a Conservative lawmaker who wants Parliament to have a greater say over
coronavirus rules as cases rise across Britain.
Quote of the Day
AMID A RISING SECOND WAVE
AND A BREXIT DEADLINE,
JOHNSON STALLS FOR TIME A
U.S. Virus Cases Climb Toward a Third Peak
The number of new coronavirus cases in the United States is
surging again after growth slowed in late summer. Cases are
trending upward in most states. The rise since mid-Septem-
ber has been especially profound in the Midwest and Moun-
tain West. This was Thursday’s most read article.
As Virus Spread, Reports of Trump Administration’s
Private Briefings Fueled Sell-Off
In February, the president’s aides appeared to give Republi-
can donors an early warning of a potentially impactful conta-
gion at a time Mr. Trump was publicly insisting the threat was
nonexistent. A hedge fund consultant’s summary of presenta-
tions by White House advisers provided elite traders with
information that gave them a financial advantage.
Amy Coney Barrett Live Updates
The final day of Supreme Court confirmation hearings for
Judge Barrett began with a partisan dispute. Senate Republi-
cans, plowing past Democratic objections, forced through a
motion to schedule a committee vote next week on whether to
advance her nomination.
A Utah Man Meets a Cougar.
Chasing and Swearing Ensue.
Kyle Burgess encountered an adult mountain lion while try-
ing to take a video of her cubs in Utah’s Slate Canyon. For
nearly six minutes, he retreated backward on a hiking trail,
keeping his eyes and phone trained on the cat, which followed
him relentlessly and occasionally lunged at him.
FOUR OF THE MOST READ, SHARED AND DISCUSSED POSTS
FROM ACROSS NYTIMES.COM
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On “The Daily” podcast on Tuesday, the host Michael Barbaro
interviewed the Times reporter Jim Tankersley, who covers
the economy, about the stalled talks in Congress over another
stimulus package as well as the political factors among Demo-
crats and Republicans that have led to stalemate. In edited
excerpts below, Mr. Tankersley discusses the cost of inaction.
ADDITIONAL REPORTAGE AND REPARTEE
FROM OUR JOURNALISTS
To hear the full episode, go to nytimes.com/thedaily.
Jim Tankersley Most of the time, politics is the driving
force for how people conduct negotiations, and big
ideological differences can keep people apart from
solving problems. I think that’s the case here. It
wasn’t the case in the spring because it was such an
extraordinary moment of crisis.
But if we allow several more months to go without
pumping more help into the economy, it is very likely,
economists warn, that there’s going to be huge
damage that will compound over time and make this
recession much worse. And so the real tragedy here
is that politics have a human toll, and the normal
exercise of politics can leave real people behind.
Tankersley There’s some good research by an
economist named Ernie Tedeschi at Evercore ISI who
calculated that we would have 4 million fewer jobs
next year without more stimulus than we would with
a stimulus package. The risk of the government’s
failure to act is that you take what should have been
temporary damage from essentially the flicking off
and on of an economy and instead make it permanent,
which can lead to a slow recovery, which can leave
people out of work for months, if not years, reduce
their skills, reduce their ability to find jobs, reduce the
actual employers who are able to put them to work.
Michael Barbaro I’m curious if, in your reporting, you
have ever been able to establish the financial cost of
Congress basically not doing anything in the past six
months or so. Is that measurable?
The Mini Crossword
BY JOEL FAGLIANO
10/16/2020 EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ
1 RuPaul’s specialty
5 Clothing offered at a luxury hotel
6 Google competitor
8 Pop, by another name
9 Long hike
1 Prohibiting the sale of alcohol
2 Make fun of mercilessly
3 Hate, hate, hate
4 Crystal-lined rock
7 Kind of tree that produces wine
PREVIOUS PUZZLE ONE
TIME: 8½ TO 10½ HOURS
YIELD: 4 TO 6 SERVINGS
3-3½ pounds boneless pork shoulder,
trimmed of more than ¼-inch fat
Kosher salt and black pepper
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup store-bought or homemade
1 chipotle in adobo, finely chopped,
plus more to taste
3 tablespoons light brown sugar, plus
more to taste
2 (14-ounce) cans pinto beans, rinsed
6 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced
- Season the pork all over with 1 tablespoon
salt and ¾ teaspoon pepper. In a large Dutch
oven or skillet, heat the olive oil over
medium-high. Add the pork shoulder and sear
until browned on all sides, 8 to 10 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in your slow cooker, stir
together the barbecue sauce, chipotle and
brown sugar. Taste the mixture and adjust the
sweetness with brown sugar and the spice
- Add browned pork to the barbecue sauce
and turn to coat in the sauce. Add the beans
and garlic to the sauce around the pork. Cover
and cook on low until the meat falls apart
when prodded with a fork, 8 to 10 hours.
- Transfer the pork to a cutting board. Skim
excess fat from the top of the beans if desired,
then season to taste with salt and pepper.
Slice the pork against the grain into ½-inch
thick slices, or shred the pork with two forks.
Serve the pork with the beans.
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A RECIPE FOR SLOW COOKER BARBECUE PORK AND BEANS
Pork and beans are cooked together in a slow cooker for mutually beneficial results. (If
you don’t have a slow cooker, you can use a pot in the oven.) As the pork shoulder and
barbecue sauce braise in the oven, the sauce soaks up the pork juices while the pork
tenderizes. Then, beans are added to soak up the deeply concentrated sauce. This recipe
uses store-bought barbecue sauce enhanced with the smoky heat of canned chipotles in
adobo and brown sugar, which helps glaze the pork. ALI SLAGLE
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