Showing posts from November 17, 2019

How Moderates Are Seizing the Moment in the Democratic Primary

By BY ALEXANDER BURNS U.S. New entrants into the race. A nod from Barack Obama. Centrist victories in governor’s contests. Moderates sense a favorable shift. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020 November 18, 2019 at 07:00AM

Word + Quiz: crepuscular

By BY THE LEARNING NETWORK The Learning Network This word has appeared in 12 articles on in the past year. New York Times November 18, 2019 at 07:00AM

What’s on TV Monday: ‘An Elephant Sitting Still’ on Criterion and a PBS Documentary

By BY PETER LIBBEY Arts Hu Bo’s critically acclaimed film arrives on the Criterion Channel and ‘American Masters’ profiles an important figure in Native American literature. New York Times Television November 18, 2019 at 06:00AM

Corrections: Nov. 18, 2019

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. New York Times November 18, 2019 at 05:34AM

‘Several’ Dead in Shooting in a Fresno Backyard, Police Say

By BY MIHIR ZAVERI U.S. The authorities said that they believed about nine people had been shot at a family gathering in California. New York Times Deaths (Fatalities) November 18, 2019 at 05:34AM

Your Monday Briefing

By BY MELINA DELKIC AND VICTORIA SHANNON Briefing Hong Kong, Iran and Xinjiang documents, Prince Andrew: Here’s what you need to know New York Times November 18, 2019 at 05:28AM

The Iran Cables: Secret Documents Show How Tehran Wields Power in Iraq

By BY TIM ARANGO, JAMES RISEN, FARNAZ FASSIHI, RONEN BERGMAN AND MURTAZA HUSSAIN World Hundreds of leaked intelligence reports shed light on a shadow war for regional influence — and the battles within the Islamic Republic’s own spy divisions New York Times November 18, 2019 at 05:11AM

Abortion Is New Litmus Test for Democratic Attorneys General Group

By BY LISA LERER U.S. To win financial backing from Democratic Attorneys General Association, candidates will be required to publicly state their support of abortion. New York Times Abortion, Attorneys General, Elections, Attorneys General, United States Politics and Government, Endorsements November 18, 2019 at 05:01AM

Hong Kong Protests: Campus Siege Enters a Second Day

By BY ELAINE YU World Students, armed with homemade weapons, remained bunkered down on a university campus awaiting a police operation to remove them. New York Times Hong Kong Protests (2019), Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Colleges and Universities November 18, 2019 at 05:00AM

Trump Retreats From Flavor Ban for E-Cigarettes

By BY ANNIE KARNI, MAGGIE HABERMAN AND SHEILA KAPLAN Health Advisers say the president pulled back from proposed restrictions intended to curb teenage vaping after he was warned of the political fallout among voters. New York Times Teenagers and Adolescence, E-Cigarettes, Presidential Election of 2020, Smoking and Tobacco, Menthol, Recalls and Bans of Products, your-feed-healthcare November 18, 2019 at 04:13AM

‘Mr. Robot’ Season 4, Episode 7: Acts of Malice

By BY SEAN T. COLLINS Arts This week exposed a dark secret at the core of everything we thought we knew about Elliott. New York Times Television November 18, 2019 at 04:00AM

‘Watchmen’ Season 1, Episode 5 Recap: ‘Squid Pro Quo’

By BY SCOTT TOBIAS Arts The story behind Looking Glass and his shiny mask offers a clever subversion of the superhero origin story. New York Times Television November 18, 2019 at 03:00AM

‘The Inheritance’ Review: So Many Men, So Much Time

By BY BEN BRANTLEY Theater Breadth doesn’t always equal depth in Matthew Lopez’s supersize, vividly painted portrait of gay life in the 21st century, featuring E.M. Forster as a spirit guide. New York Times Theater November 18, 2019 at 02:45AM

Ford Wants to Sell You an Electric S.U.V. It’s Called a Mustang.

By BY NEAL E. BOUDETTE Business Automakers have made battery-powered cars largely to meet environmental rules. Now they’re putting more skin in the game. New York Times Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, Automobile Service and Charging Stations, Sports Utility Vehicles and Light Trucks, Batteries, Los Angeles Auto Show November 18, 2019 at 02:30AM

Arizona Deputy Placed on Leave After Tackling 15-Year-Old With No Limbs

By BY MARIEL PADILLA U.S. A video of the altercation was released last week, prompting the sheriff’s office to conduct an internal investigation. New York Times Abuse of the Disabled, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings November 18, 2019 at 01:52AM

Bloomberg’s Bogus, Belated Mea Culpa

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion His apology for the stop-and-frisk policy is politically convenient. New York Times Apologies, Race and Ethnicity, Discrimination, Search and Seizure, Crime and Criminals November 18, 2019 at 01:20AM

Denver Radio Host Fired in Mid-Show After Criticizing Trump

By BY VANESSA SWALES U.S. Craig Silverman, who said he felt frozen out on a station that solidly backed the president, had angered managers over appearances on competing media. New York Times Radio, News and News Media, Censorship November 18, 2019 at 12:53AM

Kyle Busch Stays Mistake-Free to Win NASCAR Cup Title

By BY JERRY GARRETT Sports Busch benefited from pit-road errors from the other contenders as he won his second career championship. New York Times Automobile Racing November 18, 2019 at 12:48AM

Lamar Jackson, Delaying the Spectacular, Shows an M.V.P.’s Steadiness

By BY BEN SHPIGEL Sports Baltimore proved itself a complete team long before its quarterback unleashed another highlight run against the Houston Texans. New York Times Football November 18, 2019 at 12:28AM

WeWork May Lay Off Thousands

By BY PETER EAVIS AND MIKE ISAAC Business The beleaguered office space company is said to be planning to cut its work force by at least a third in a bid to stabilize its business. New York Times Layoffs and Job Reductions, Co-Working, Real Estate (Commercial) November 18, 2019 at 12:27AM

University of Colorado Retiring Its Mascot, a Buffalo Named Ralphie V

By BY SANDRA E. GARCIA U.S. Ralphie V has gotten faster and more temperamental with age, posing a risk to handlers, so the university plans to replace her. New York Times Bison, Athletics and Sports, Mascots, Colleges and Universities November 18, 2019 at 12:17AM

The N.F.L.’s Tug of War With Colin Kaepernick’s Didn’t Resolve Anything

By BY KEN BELSON Sports The two parties did not trust one another before Saturday’s workout fiasco. Not much has changed. New York Times Football, Free Agents (Sports) November 17, 2019 at 11:56PM

Stefanos Tsitsipas Outlasts Dominic Thiem to Win ATP Finals

By BY CINDY SHMERLER Sports Tsitsipas, 21, became the youngest champion at the year-end event since 2001, winning a back-and-forth title match that extended to a third-set tiebreaker. New York Times Tennis November 17, 2019 at 11:46PM

‘S.N.L.’ Turns Impeachment Inquiry Into a Soap Opera Starring Jon Hamm

By BY DAVE ITZKOFF Arts “Days of Our Impeachment” opened the episode, and Harry Styles did double duty as the host and musical guest. New York Times Television November 17, 2019 at 08:14AM

How FedEx Cut Its Tax Bill to $0

By BY JIM TANKERSLEY, PETER EAVIS AND BEN CASSELMAN Business The company, like much of corporate America, has not made good on its promised investment surge from President Trump’s 2017 tax cuts. New York Times Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (2017), Corporate Taxes, Federal Taxes (US), United States Politics and Government, Taxation, Stock Buybacks November 17, 2019 at 08:00AM

‘They Pronounced Me Safe and Then Started Commenting About the Place’

By Unknown Author New York Reporting the smell of gas, getting a private bus ride and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary. New York Times November 17, 2019 at 08:00AM