Showing posts from October 27, 2019

Word + Quiz: ignominy

By BY THE LEARNING NETWORK The Learning Network This word has appeared in 16 articles on in the past year. New York Times October 28, 2019 at 06:00AM

What’s on TV Monday: ‘The Deuce’ Series Finale and an Early Hitchcock

By BY PETER LIBBEY Arts David Simon and George Pelecanos’s series about the pornography industry wraps up after three seasons. And an early Hitchcock streams on Criterion. New York Times Television, Movies October 28, 2019 at 05:00AM

Your Monday Briefing

By BY MELINA DELKIC Briefing ISIS, Boeing, German elections: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times October 28, 2019 at 04:21AM

Aramco’s I.P.O. Will Be Less Gigantic Than Promised

By BY MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED AND STANLEY REED Business The state-owned oil giant is expected to announce soon that it plans to go public. But the stock sale will fall short of Saudi Arabia’s ambitions. New York Times Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, Initial Public Offerings, Stocks and Bonds October 28, 2019 at 04:01AM

The Advertising Industry Has a Problem: People Hate Ads

By BY TIFFANY HSU Business Ad-blocking consumers and cost-cutting clients make for “dangerous days for advertisers,” according to a new report. New York Times Advertising and Marketing, Online Advertising October 28, 2019 at 04:01AM

For Trump, No Joy in Mudville

By BY PETER BAKER U.S. In his first appearance at a Major League Baseball game since taking office, the president was booed at Game 5 of the World Series at Washington’s Nationals Park. New York Times Terrorism, Baseball October 28, 2019 at 03:10AM

‘Mr. Robot’ Season 4, Episode 4 Recap: Into the Woods

By BY SEAN T. COLLINS Arts Dom’s most lurid dreams aren’t much stranger than her and Elliot’s reality. New York Times Television October 28, 2019 at 03:00AM

One Week Before Breeders’ Cup, Another Horse Dies at Santa Anita

By BY JOE DRAPE Sports The track’s death toll since December rises to 36. New York Times Horse Racing October 28, 2019 at 02:19AM

The World Is Fighting More Than ISIS

By BY JESSICA STERN Opinion Al-Baghdadi’s death is profoundly important. But the jihadi movement will continue without him. New York Times Terrorism, United States Defense and Military Forces, Muslims and Islam, Sri Lanka Easter Bombings (April, 2019) October 28, 2019 at 02:01AM

‘The Affair’ Season 5, Episode 10 Recap: Movement Is Life

By BY SEAN T. COLLINS Arts Sometimes it takes a crisis — or multiple crises — to put things in their proper perspective. New York Times Television October 28, 2019 at 02:00AM

‘Watchmen’ Season 1, Episode 2 Recap: American Hero Story

By BY SCOTT TOBIAS Arts Among the show’s accumulating mysteries, this episode adds another: Who was Judd Crawford? New York Times Television October 28, 2019 at 02:00AM

Review: In Zawe Ashton’s ‘for all the women,’ the Price of Uprooting a Life

By BY BEN BRANTLEY Theater This convoluted play chronicles the breakdown of a conflicted, displaced East African woman in the cosmopolitan West. New York Times Theater October 28, 2019 at 01:45AM

Quotation of the Day: ‘Little Texas’ Is Harboring Big Concerns Amid a Boom

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Monday, October 28, 2019. New York Times October 28, 2019 at 01:35AM

No Corrections: October 28, 2019

By Unknown Author Corrections No corrections appeared in print on Monday, October 28, 2019. New York Times October 28, 2019 at 01:34AM

Disney Is New to Streaming, but Its Marketing Is Unmatched

By BY BROOKS BARNES Business The company’s synergistic approach — think trailers playing on TVs in 22,000 Disney World hotel rooms — has made Disney Plus known to millions. New York Times Television, Advertising and Marketing October 28, 2019 at 01:16AM

Tiger Woods Ties Sam Snead’s Career Wins Record in Japan

By BY KAREN CROUSE Sports Woods got his 82nd tournament victory at the Zozo Championship. New York Times Golf October 28, 2019 at 12:35AM

Trump’s Black College Spectacle

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion He was honored on the issue of criminal justice, where his record is shameful. New York Times Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Blacks, United States Politics and Government, Race and Ethnicity, Racial Profiling, Criminal Justice, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings October 28, 2019 at 12:30AM

Al-Baghdadi Raid Was a Victory Built on Factors Trump Derides

By BY DAVID E. SANGER U.S. The president cast the death of the ISIS leader as validation of his disengagement strategy. But it required intelligence agencies and allies he has spurned. New York Times Terrorism, United States International Relations, Defense and Military Forces, United States Defense and Military Forces, Espionage and Intelligence Services, Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry October 28, 2019 at 12:20AM

Katie Hill Will Resign From Congress Amid Ethics Investigation

By BY EMILY COCHRANE U.S. The Democrat from California, who was accused of violating House rules by having a sexual relationship with a member of her congressional staff, apologized to “the people who have been hurt.” New York Times United States Politics and Government, Ethics and Official Misconduct October 28, 2019 at 12:10AM

Moving Closer to Trump, Impeachment Inquiry Faces Critical Test

By BY NICHOLAS FANDOS AND MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT U.S. Investigators have been building their case rapidly. But the closer they get to the president, the more complicated their work will become. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, United States Politics and Government, Impeachment, Suits and Litigation (Civil) October 28, 2019 at 12:07AM

Pittsburgh Marks a Massacre’s Anniversary With Prayers and Projects

By BY CAMPBELL ROBERTSON U.S. One year after an anti-Semitic gunman killed 11 people at the Tree of Life synagogue, the city’s Jews and their neighbors commemorated the day with service and calls for change. New York Times Pittsburgh, Pa, Shooting (2018), Jews and Judaism, Volunteers and Community Service, Anti-Semitism October 28, 2019 at 12:02AM

How Early-Career Setbacks Can Set You Up for Success

By BY TIM HERRERA Smarter Living Failure is just part of the process. New York Times October 28, 2019 at 12:00AM

Max Scherzer’s Neck Pain Gives Nationals’ Joe Ross a Surprise Start

By BY TYLER KEPNER Sports Scherzer, one of the most durable pitchers in baseball, woke up with extreme discomfort on Sunday, forcing the Nationals to use Ross as their starter in his stead. New York Times Baseball, World Series October 27, 2019 at 11:50PM