Showing posts from October 31, 2019

Word + Quiz: unhinged

By BY THE LEARNING NETWORK The Learning Network This word has appeared in 146 articles on in the past year. New York Times November 1, 2019 at 06:00AM

What’s on TV Friday: ‘Dickinson’ and ‘American Son’

By BY GABE COHN Arts A new series tells a coming-of-age story based loosely on the life of Emily Dickinson. And an adaptation of a recent Broadway play hits Netflix. New York Times Television, Movies November 1, 2019 at 05:00AM

Your Friday Briefing

By BY MELINA DELKIC Briefing ISIS, Brexit, Greta Gerwig: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times November 1, 2019 at 03:52AM

Connecticut Home Invasion Convict Is Undergoing Gender Transition in Prison

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. Steven Hayes is serving six life sentences for the 2007 murder of Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her two daughters, Michaela and Hayley. New York Times Transgender and Transsexuals, Capital Punishment, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides November 1, 2019 at 02:02AM

7-Year-Old Girl Is Shot in Chicago While Trick-or-Treating, Police Say

By BY AIMEE ORTIZ AND MIHIR ZAVERI U.S. The girl, who the authorities believe was an unintended victim, was taken to a hospital in critical condition. New York Times Crime and Criminals, Halloween November 1, 2019 at 02:02AM

The Value of Working Expeditiously

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Robyn Weintraub’s Friday puzzle will leave you smiling. New York Times Crossword Puzzles November 1, 2019 at 02:00AM

Beer With Bella: Benjamin Law

By BY ISABELLA KWAI World The author and essayist shares insights on immigrant striving, social media and Australia’s imperfect meritocracy. New York Times Writing and Writers, Books and Literature, Families and Family Life November 1, 2019 at 01:44AM

Corrections: November 1, 2019

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections appearing in print on Friday, November 1, 2019. New York Times November 1, 2019 at 01:31AM

Quotation of the Day: What Recovery? Life on the Edge

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Friday, November 1, 2019 New York Times November 1, 2019 at 01:07AM

Memphis Clerk Sentenced to 22 Years for Killing Teenager Who Stole Beer

By BY MIHIR ZAVERI U.S. The clerk, Anwar Ghazali, was convicted of second-degree murder in August. New York Times Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Robberies and Thefts November 1, 2019 at 12:55AM

Toronto’s City of Tomorrow Is Scaled Back Amid Privacy Concerns

By BY DAN BILEFSKY World The overhaul envisioned by a sibling company of Google has been lauded for its innovations. It’s also been called a “corporate surveillance state.” New York Times Privacy, Industrial Espionage, Surveillance of Citizens by Government November 1, 2019 at 12:46AM

New Threats Put Wildfire Fighters’ Health on the Line

By BY JULIE TURKEWITZ U.S. America’s rapid suburban expansion into the wilderness, combined with the growing ferocity of wildfires, is posing new health threats. New York Times Fires and Firefighters, Workplace Hazards and Violations, Hazardous and Toxic Substances, Wildfires November 1, 2019 at 12:07AM