Showing posts from October 29, 2019

Late Night Pokes Holes in Fox News’ Attempts to Discredit Decorated Soldier

By BY TRISH BENDIX Arts “He has a Purple Heart and he has a Harvard degree,” Jimmy Fallon said of Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman. “Or as Trump put it, ‘Psh, who are you going to believe: him or me?’” New York Times October 30, 2019 at 06:12AM

Word + Quiz: petulant

By BY THE LEARNING NETWORK The Learning Network This word has appeared in 61 articles on in the past year. New York Times October 30, 2019 at 06:00AM

What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘The Bronx, USA’ and ‘Baroness von Sketch Show’

By BY GABE COHN Arts A documentary about the Bronx airs on HBO. And a Canadian sketch-comedy show returns on IFC. New York Times Television, Movies October 30, 2019 at 05:00AM

Un camión de tacos, unos agentes de ICE y el acalorado debate migratorio

By BY CHRISTINA GOLDBAUM en Español La solicitud para estacionar un camión de comida afuera de un centro de detención en Estados Unidos lanzó a una pequeña empresa al epicentro de la discusión en torno a la migración. New York Times Tacos, Immigration and Emigration, Immigration Detention, Food Trucks and Vendors October 30, 2019 at 05:00AM

Hambrientos, aterrados y enfermos: dentro del centro de detención de migrantes en Clint, Texas

By POR SIMON ROMERO, ZOLAN KANNO-YOUNGS, MANNY FERNANDEZ, DANIEL BORUNDA, AARON MONTES AND CAITLIN DICKERSON Universal An out-of-the-way border station in the desert outside of El Paso has become the epicenter of outrage over the Trump administration’s policies on the southwest border. New York Times Immigration Detention, Children and Childhood, United States Politics and Government October 30, 2019 at 05:00AM

Reading Scores on National Exam Decline in Half the States

By BY ERICA L. GREEN AND DANA GOLDSTEIN U.S. The results of the test, which assesses a sample of fourth- and eighth-grade students, will inevitably prompt demands for policy change. New York Times Education (K-12), National Assessment of Educational Progress, Tests and Examinations October 30, 2019 at 04:26AM

Your Wednesday Briefing

By BY MELINA DELKIC Briefing Brexit, impeachment, Russia: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times October 30, 2019 at 03:50AM

Antwon Rose’s Family Reaches $2 Million Settlement With East Pittsburgh

By BY MARIEL PADILLA U.S. Antwon, an unarmed black teenager, was killed last year by a white police officer during a traffic stop in East Pittsburgh, Pa. New York Times Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Suits and Litigation (Civil), Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Civil Rights and Liberties October 30, 2019 at 03:44AM

White House Finds Loophole in Search for Homeland Security Secretary

By BY ZOLAN KANNO-YOUNGS U.S. Officials who lead agencies in the department and echo the president’s language on immigration were initially thought to be ineligible under a federal law. New York Times Appointments and Executive Changes, Immigration and Emigration October 30, 2019 at 02:49AM

‘Tricks’ Creatures Use

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games David Steinberg is hiding things from us. New York Times Crossword Puzzles October 30, 2019 at 02:00AM

Quotation of the Day: Democrats Have Diverse Field, but the Top Tier Is All White

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Wednesday, October 30, 2019. New York Times October 30, 2019 at 01:45AM

UEFA Punishes Bulgaria for Fans’ Racist Behavior

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sports The national team will have to play a European Championship qualifying game in an empty stadium. New York Times Soccer, Discrimination October 30, 2019 at 01:44AM

Corrections: October 30, 2019

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections appearing in print on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. New York Times October 30, 2019 at 01:44AM

White House Ukraine Expert Sought to Correct Transcript of Trump Call

By BY JULIAN E. BARNES, NICHOLAS FANDOS AND DANNY HAKIM U.S. Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman, who heard President Trump’s July phone call with Ukraine’s president and was alarmed, testified that he tried and failed to add key details to the rough transcript. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Impeachment, United States Politics and Government, Ethics and Official Misconduct October 30, 2019 at 12:50AM

Sony to Shut Down PlayStation Vue, a Cable Alternative

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Business Vue was started in early 2015 as a cheaper version of cable TV. It drew a slew of copycats, but customer growth slowed for many of these services as prices rose. New York Times Cable Television, PlayStation (Video Game System) October 30, 2019 at 12:43AM

Why New York Can’t Pick Up Its Trash

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion And what the City Council is about to do to change that. New York Times Waste Materials and Disposal, Workplace Hazards and Violations, Traffic Accidents and Safety, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry October 30, 2019 at 12:29AM

Toyota’s Support of Trump Emissions Rules Shocks Californians

By BY TIFFANY HSU Business Toyota’s support of the Trump administration in its fight with California over auto emissions shocked consumers in a state known for its environmental activism. New York Times Automobiles, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Fuel Emissions (Transportation), Energy Efficiency, Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, Air Pollution October 30, 2019 at 12:20AM

Woman Who Oversaw Robberies Targeting Asians and Indians Gets 37 Years in Prison

By BY MARIEL PADILLA U.S. Chaka LeChar Castro led a string of armed home invasions in Georgia, Michigan, New York, Ohio and Texas. New York Times Robberies and Thefts, Indian-Americans, Racketeering and Racketeers, Hinduism October 30, 2019 at 12:01AM

72 British Lawmakers Condemn ‘Colonial’ Coverage of Meghan

By BY ALAN YUHAS World Dozens of women in Britain’s Parliament from across the political spectrum expressed solidarity with Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex. New York Times Politics and Government, Royal Families, News and News Media, Legislatures and Parliaments October 29, 2019 at 11:56PM

House Passes Resolution Recognizing Armenian Genocide

By BY CATIE EDMONDSON AND RICK GLADSTONE U.S. It is the first time that a chamber of Congress has officially designated the 1915 slaughter of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians as a genocide. New York Times Armenians, United States Politics and Government, War Crimes, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, United States International Relations, World War I (1914-18), Ottoman Empire October 29, 2019 at 11:53PM

Despair for Many and Silver Linings for Some in California Wildfires

By BY THOMAS FULLER, JULIE TURKEWITZ AND JOSE A. DEL REAL U.S. Natural disasters are another prism through which California’s vast income inequalities can be viewed. New York Times Fires and Firefighters, Wildfires, Real Estate and Housing (Residential) October 29, 2019 at 11:52PM

Can the Nationals and Astros Turn This World Series Into a Classic?

By BY TYLER KEPNER Sports The 2019 edition of the Fall Classic has lacked the can’t-miss story lines of several others this decade, but Game 6 (and possibly Game 7) offers an opportunity to change that. New York Times Baseball, World Series October 29, 2019 at 11:51PM

‘Fear’ Review: 3 Men in a Shed, 1 Missing Girl on Their Minds

By BY ELISABETH VINCENTELLI Theater A tepid thriller from Matt Williams leaves too much time to ponder the holes in its plot. New York Times Theater October 29, 2019 at 11:41PM