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By Christina Stylianou Edited by Elissa D. Hecker

Below, for your browsing convenience, the categories are divided into: Entertainment, Arts, Sports, Technology/Media, General News, and COVID News:

Entertainment 2nd Circuit Affirms Goldsmith Copyright Infringement Win; Rejects Warhol Foundation's Interpretation of the Supreme Court's Intervening Google v. Oracle Decision http://nysbar.com/blogs/EASL/2021/08/2nd_circuit_affirms_goldsmith_.html

In Eddy Grant's lawsuit against Trump for Improper Use of 'Electric Avenue' in Campaign Ad, SDNY Requires Parties to Submit Supplemental Briefs Addressing 2nd Circuit Affirmation of Goldsmith Copyright Infringement Win https://storage.courtlistener.com/recap/gov.uscourts.nysd.543372/gov.uscourts.nysd.543372.41.0.pdf

9th Circuit Rejects District Court Finding That "Exclusive Ownership" Under California's Copyright Statute Includes the Right of Public Performance https://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2021/08/23/17-55844.pdf

Why the Baby on Nirvana's 'Nevermind' Album is Suing Now https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/arts/music/spencer-alden-nirvana-nevermind.html

Woman Says R. Kelly Abused Her and Pressured Her to Have an Abortion https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/23/nyregion/r-kelly-trial-zel-accuser.html?searchResultPosition=2

Second Accuser Testifies in R. Kelly Trial https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/nyregion/r-kelly-accusers.html?searchResultPosition=1

Sequins and Soul-Searching in the Competitive Dance World https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/26/arts/dance/competitive-dance.html?searchResultPosition=1

He's No Longer Host. But Mike Richards is Still Running 'Jeopardy!' https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/business/media/jeopardy-mike-richards-executive-producer.html?searchResultPosition=1

Andrew Cuomo Loses His Emmy on Same Day He's Replaced as Governor https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/nyregion/cuomo-emmy.html?searchResultPosition=1

China's Celebrity Culture is Raucous. The Authorities Want to Change That https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/27/business/media/china-celebrity-culture.html?searchResultPosition=1

Arts He Sold Antiquities for Decades, Many of Them Fake, Investigators Say https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/arts/design/fake-antiquities-investigation.html?searchResultPosition=1

Smithsonian Begins Two-Year Racial Justice Initiative https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/arts/design/smithsonian-racial-justice-initiative.html?searchResultPosition=1

Met Opera Reaches Deal With Orchestra, Paving Way for Reopening https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/arts/music/met-opera-orchestra-deal.html?searchResultPosition=1

Luxury's Gray Market Is Emerging From the Shadows https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/fashion/fashion-luxury-gray-market.html?searchResultPosition=1

Broadway Power Brokers Pledge Diversity Changes as Theaters Reopen https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/23/theater/broadway-diversity-pledge-reopening.html?searchResultPosition=1

Virus Fears Prompt a Major New York Theater to Postpone Its Return https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/20/theater/signature-theater-postpones-virus.html?searchResultPosition=1

Amsterdam's Mayor Announces Talks with Jewish Heirs on Kandinsky Claim https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/26/arts/design/amsterdam-mayor-jewish-heirs-kandinsky.html?searchResultPosition=1

Sports EEOC Backs U.S. Women's Soccer Team in Pay Discrimination

Case https://www.natlawreview.com/article/eeoc-backs-us-women-s-soccer-team-pay-discrimination-case

FIFA Will Share in $200 Million Payout From Corruption Scandal https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/sports/soccer/fifa-justice-department.html?searchResultPosition=1

Under Armour's Attempt To Dismiss UCLA Lawsuit Rejected https://frontofficesports.com/under-armours-attempt-to-dismiss-ucla-lawsuit-rejected/

Peloton Facing Lawsuits, Government Investigations https://frontofficesports.com/peloton-facing-lawsuits-government-investigations/

The Business Of Being Notre Dame Football Star Kyle Hamilton https://theathletic.com/podcast/99-the-lead/?episode=504

How Graham Mertz's Family-Led Business Plan Helped Him Become the 'Face of NIL' While Keeping His Focus on the Field

https://theathletic.com/2792041/2021/08/29/how-his-father-led-business-plan-helped-graham-mertz-become-the-face-of-nil-while-keeping-his-focus-on-the-field/

Nike Shareholders Seek Racial Equity Data https://frontofficesports.com/nike-shareholders-seek-racial-equity-data/

Sports NFT Sales Plunge, but the Overall NFT Market is Surging, With $7 Billion in Sales https://theathletic.com/2792343/2021/08/27/sports-nft-sales-plunge-but-the-overall-nft-market-is-surging-with-7-billion-in-sales/

Technology/Media Apple and Google's Fight in Seoul Tests Biden in Washington https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/23/technology/apple-google-south-korea-app-store.html?searchResultPosition=1

Facebook Said to Consider Forming an Election Commission https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/technology/facebook-election-commission.html?searchResultPosition=1

New Mexico Attorney General Files COPPA Suit Against Game Developer https://www.natlawreview.com/article/new-mexico-attorney-general-files-coppa-suit-against-game-developer

OnlyFans Says It Won't Ban Sexually Explicit Content https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/style/onlyfans-ban-reversed.html?searchResultPosition=1

Former 'Good Morning America' Producer Accused of Sexual Assault in Lawsuit https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/business/media/good-morning-america-sexual-assault-lawsuit.html?searchResultPosition=1

Russian Journalists Meet a Crackdown With Dark Humor, and Subscribers https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/22/business/media/russian-journalists-independent.html?searchResultPosition=1

General News Supreme Court Allows Revival of Trump-Era 'Remain in Mexico' Asylum Policy https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/us/politics/supreme-court-immigration-asylum-mexico.html?searchResultPosition=1

Supreme Court Ends Biden's Eviction Moratorium https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/27/us/eviction-moratorium-ends.html?searchResultPosition=1

House Passes $3.5 Trillion Budget Plan for Vast Expansion of Safety Net https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/us/politics/house-budget-social-safety-net.html?searchResultPosition=1

Inside the Diverse and Growing Asian Population in the U.S. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/08/21/us/asians-census-us.html?searchResultPosition=1

Suicide Bombers in Kabul Kill Dozens, Including 13 U.S. Troops https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/26/world/asia/kabul-airport-bombing.html?searchResultPosition=1

At Least 250,000 Afghans Who Worked With U.S. Haven't Been Evacuated, Estimates Say https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/08/25/world/asia/afghanistan-evacuations-estimates.html?searchResultPosition=1

Evacuations From Kabul Wind Down as U.S. Prepares to Pull Last Troops https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/28/world/asia/afghanistan-evacuations.html?searchResultPosition=1

Judge Orders Sanctions Against Pro-Trump Lawyers Over Election Lawsuit https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/us/politics/sidney-powell-election-sanctions.html?searchResultPosition=1

Just Dept. to Close Troubled Jail Where Jeffrey Epstein Died https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/26/nyregion/MCC-epstein-jail-closed.html?searchResultPosition=1

Cuomo Commutes Sentences of 1981 Brink's Robbery Participant and 4 Others https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/23/nyregion/david-gilbert-brinks-sentence-commuted.html?searchResultPosition=1

Hochul Is Sworn In: 'I Want People to Believe In Their Government Again' https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/nyregion/kathy-hochul-governor-ny.html?searchResultPosition=2

Hochul Appoints 2 Women to Key Posts in Her Cabinet https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/23/nyregion/kathy-hochul-staff.html?searchResultPosition=1

State Senator Brian Benjamin Is Kathy Hochul's Pick for NY Lieutenant Governor https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/nyregion/brian-benjamin-lt-governor-ny.html?searchResultPosition=1

Time's Up C.E.O. Resigns Amid Crisis Over Cuomo Ties https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/26/business/times-up-tina-tchen.html?searchResultPosition=1

Smoke From Caldor Fire Suffocates Lake Tahoe https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/27/us/lake-tahoe-wildfire-smoke-covid.html?searchResultPosition=1

How Did Larry Elder Become a Front-Runner in California's Governor Race? https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/24/us/larry-elder-california-governor-recall.html?searchResultPosition=1

Capitol Police Officers Sue Trump and Allies Over Election Lies and Jan. 6 https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/26/us/politics/capitol-police-jan-6-riot-lawsuit-trump.html?searchResultPosition=1

COVID News FDA Fully Approves Pfizer Vaccine https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/23/health/pfizer-vaccine-approval-fda.html?searchResultPosition=1

Extra Shots from J. & J. and Pfizer Give Immune Boost, Companies Report https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/health/johnson-johnson-vaccine-booster-shot.html?searchResultPosition=1

2 New York Judges Ordered Defendants to Get Vaccinated. Can They Do That? https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/23/nyregion/covid-vaccine-judge-order.html?searchResultPosition=1

Delta's Extra $200 Insurance Fee Shows Vaccine Dilemma for Employers https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/26/business/delta-insurance-fee-unvaccinated.html?searchResultPosition=1

Rejecting Covid Inquiry, China Peddles Conspiracy Theories Blaming the U.S. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/25/world/asia/china-coronavirus-covid-conspiracy-theory.html?searchResultPosition=1


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