Showing posts from October 14, 2019

Word + Quiz: ad hominem

By BY THE LEARNING NETWORK The Learning Network This term has appeared in 18 articles on in the past year. New York Times October 15, 2019 at 06:00AM

What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Arrow’ and ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’

By BY LAUREN MESSMAN Arts The Green Arrow prepares to hang up his bow in his series’s final season, and John Cameron Mitchell struts his stuff in “Hedwig.” New York Times Television, Movies October 15, 2019 at 05:00AM

Nationals Bowl Over the Cardinals Again in the N.L.C.S.

By BY DAVID WALDSTEIN Sports Washington won Game 3 to pull within one victory of its first National League pennant and a trip to the World Series. New York Times Baseball, Playoff Games October 15, 2019 at 03:59AM

LeBron James Says Executive Was ‘Misinformed’ in China Tweet

By BY SCOTT CACCIOLA Sports The Lakers star said he believed Daryl Morey’s choice to post about protests in Hong Kong could have endangered traveling players. New York Times Hong Kong Protests (2019) October 15, 2019 at 03:48AM

Quotation of the Day: Kashmiris Rush to Phones as India Restores Service

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Tuesday, October 15, 2019. New York Times October 15, 2019 at 03:46AM

Corrections: October 15, 2019

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections appearing in print on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. New York Times October 15, 2019 at 03:44AM

WeWork Warns Tenants That 2,300 Phone Booths May Be a Hazard

By BY ED SHANAHAN New York The booths could have high levels of formaldehyde, said the company, which is coping with a failed I.P.O. and a corporate shake-up. New York Times Real Estate (Commercial), Co-Working, Formaldehyde October 15, 2019 at 03:42AM

California Man Brings Body to Station and Says He Also Killed 3 Others, Police Say

By BY MIHIR ZAVERI U.S. “I have never had someone come in with a body and turn themselves in here,” said Sgt. Robert Gibson of the Mount Shasta Police Department. New York Times Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides October 15, 2019 at 03:31AM

Your Tuesday Briefing

By BY MELINA DELKIC Briefing Syria, Brexit, Deutsche Bank: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times October 15, 2019 at 03:06AM

First He Acquitted 5 Men of Murder, Then He Shot Himself

By BY HANNAH BEECH AND RYN JIRENUWAT World A judge’s dramatic act drew attention to his accusations that he was being pressured to unfairly convict five Muslims in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued south. New York Times Muslims and Islam, Capital Punishment, Buddhism, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides October 15, 2019 at 02:33AM

Holder of the Contents

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Julie Bérubé tells us a very old story. New York Times Crossword Puzzles October 15, 2019 at 02:00AM

12 Things to Know About Ohio Before 12 Candidates Debate There

By BY TRIP GABRIEL U.S. The 2020 Democratic hopefuls will debate in a state that has voted for winning the presidential candidate every time since 1944 except once. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Debates (Political) October 15, 2019 at 01:00AM

Trump Is Making Syria, and the Middle East, More Dangerous

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion As desperate Kurds ally with Assad, the specter of the Islamic State threatens again, and American power dims. New York Times Defense and Military Forces, United States International Relations, Civilian Casualties, Kurds October 15, 2019 at 12:04AM

Syria Live Updates: Assad’s Army Faces Off With Turkey

By Unknown Author World Hours after the Kurds forged a deal with their onetime enemies in the Syrian government, the Syrian Army raced northwest to help battle Turkish-led forces. New York Times Defense and Military Forces, United States Defense and Military Forces, Kurds October 14, 2019 at 08:21AM

Spain Sentences Catalan Separatist Leader to 13 Years

By BY RAPHAEL MINDER World The Supreme Court handed lengthy prison terms to 12 former leaders of the independence movement for their roles in a botched attempt to break away from Spain in 2017. New York Times Secession and Independence Movements, Decisions and Verdicts, Politics and Government, Treason and Sedition October 14, 2019 at 07:58AM

He Tried E-Cigarettes to Quit Smoking. Doctors Say Vaping Led to His Death.

By BY JULIE BOSMAN U.S. Months after John Steffen died in Nebraska, officials said his death was part of a mysterious outbreak of vaping-related deaths and illnesses. New York Times E-Cigarettes, Respiratory Diseases, Smoking and Tobacco, Deaths (Fatalities), Nicotine, Epidemics October 14, 2019 at 07:00AM

Wall Street’s Sky-High Expectations Are About to Collide With Reality

By BY MATT PHILLIPS Business As companies start reporting quarterly earnings this week, what they say about the future could jolt the stock market. New York Times United States Economy, Recession and Depression, Economic Conditions and Trends, Company Reports, Stocks and Bonds, Standard & Poor's 500-Stock Index October 14, 2019 at 07:00AM

Read the Polls. Debate Them. Definitely Don’t Count on Them.

By BY ALAN BLINDER Sports The first College Football Playoff ranking is still three weeks away. Players and coaches say the other polls are intriguing, but mostly potentially season-crippling distractions. New York Times Football (College), Playoff Games, College Football Playoff National Championship October 14, 2019 at 07:00AM

$200 Million, Jailed Immigrants and a Democratic Bastion Under Fire

By BY CHRISTINA GOLDBAUM New York A New Jersey county in one of the bluest regions of the country faces mounting pressure to stop housing detained immigrants in its jail. New York Times Immigration Detention, Prison Guards and Corrections Officers, Illegal Immigration, Government Contracts and Procurement October 14, 2019 at 07:00AM