Showing posts from November 19, 2019

Your Wednesday Briefing

By BY VICTORIA SHANNON Briefing British debate, West Bank, Hong Kong: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times November 20, 2019 at 04:50AM

Nine Face Hazing-Related Charges in Death of Ohio University Student

By BY EMILY S. RUEB U.S. Two people face involuntary manslaughter charges and one is charged with reckless homicide in the November 2018 death of Collin Wiant, who died after inhaling nitrous oxide. New York Times Deaths (Fatalities), Hazing, Colleges and Universities November 20, 2019 at 03:39AM

Elon Musk, Accused of Defaming Cave Explorer, Must Stand Trial, Judge Says

By BY MIHIR ZAVERI Business The explorer had filed a lawsuit last year after Mr. Musk accused him of being a “pedo guy.” Mr. Musk wanted the case thrown out. New York Times Libel and Slander, Decisions and Verdicts, Suits and Litigation (Civil), Social Media November 20, 2019 at 03:32AM

Mauricio Pochettino Was So Successful He Couldn’t Win

By BY RORY SMITH Sports Pochettino transformed Tottenham into a club that could not afford to fail, and in doing so guaranteed that he would. New York Times Soccer, UEFA Champions League (Soccer) November 20, 2019 at 03:16AM

Quotation of the Day: Looking for Love in a Muddy Field in Rural Australia

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Wednesday, November 20, 2019. New York Times November 20, 2019 at 03:05AM

Argue Repetitively

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Erik Agard encourages us to assert ourselves. New York Times Crossword Puzzles November 20, 2019 at 03:00AM

Review: Female Chemistry in ‘The Half-Life of Marie Curie’

By BY ELISABETH VINCENTELLI Theater A new play focuses on the first woman to win the Nobel Prize and her friendship with Hertha Ayrton, a fellow scientist played by Kate Mulgrew. New York Times Theater November 20, 2019 at 02:45AM

Corrections: Nov. 20, 2019

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. New York Times November 20, 2019 at 01:46AM

Trump Takes Aim at His Own White House Aides

By BY PETER BAKER U.S. Even for a president who rarely spares the rhetorical howitzer, this was something new. New York Times Impeachment, Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, United States Politics and Government, Government Employees November 20, 2019 at 01:45AM

Senate Passes Bill to Support Hong Kong Protesters, Putting Pressure on Trump

By BY EDWARD WONG World The House and Senate both passed the bill with a veto-proof majority. It compels the U.S. to penalize Chinese and Hong Kong officials responsible for abuses. New York Times Hong Kong Protests (2019), Embargoes and Sanctions November 20, 2019 at 01:31AM

Impeachment Briefing: What Happened Today

By BY NOAH WEILAND U.S. It was a long day on Capitol Hill, as four witnesses testified before House impeachment investigators over nearly 11 hours. Here are the highlights. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry November 20, 2019 at 01:31AM

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces Dimmer Prospects Than Ever

By BY MICHAEL CROWLEY U.S. Israel’s political limbo and a new United States policy toward settlements have further diminished hopes that the plan will be the basis for an Israeli-Palestinian deal. New York Times Israeli Settlements, United States Politics and Government, United States International Relations, Palestinians November 20, 2019 at 01:22AM

Submit Your Questions, via Video, for the 52 Places Traveler

By BY THE NEW YORK TIMES Travel We’re collecting submissions for a video Q. and A. with Sebastian Modak, this year’s 52 Places Traveler. Upload your video using the form below. New York Times November 20, 2019 at 01:11AM

A Republican Strategy Revealed

By Unknown Author Podcasts During testimony from the White House’s top Ukraine expert in the impeachment hearings today, Republican lawmakers displayed their plan of attack. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry November 20, 2019 at 01:10AM

At New Davis Cup Finals, a Quiet Reception for Some Longtime Powers

By BY CHRISTOPHER CLAREY Sports Spain, the home team, drew a great crowd to the main court, but the United States and Australia — winners of more Davis Cups than any other nations — played on much smaller, quieter stages. New York Times Davis Cup, Tennis November 20, 2019 at 01:02AM

Colonel Vindman’s America

By BY JESSE WEGMAN Opinion It’s not a place that Donald Trump knows much about. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry November 20, 2019 at 12:59AM

After Hiatus, Trump Awards National Arts and Humanities Medals

By BY JENNIFER SCHUESSLER Arts This year’s winners include Alison Krauss, Jon Voight, James Patterson and the musicians of the United States military. New York Times Awards, Decorations and Honors, Art, Humanities November 20, 2019 at 12:56AM

Speed Bump or Tortuous Path? At Debate, Johnson and Corbyn Maneuver on Brexit

By BY BENJAMIN MUELLER World Those clashing messages formed the core of the first debate before Britain’s general election, one that could determine whether it leaves the European Union. New York Times Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit) November 20, 2019 at 12:56AM

Murder Trial of Alabama Officer Begins After Tying Courts in Knots

By BY VANESSA SWALES U.S. A black Montgomery resident was fatally shot by a white officer in 2016. After twists and turns, only now is a trial underway. New York Times Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings November 20, 2019 at 12:43AM

Georgia Teenager Plotted a Knife Attack on a Black Church, Police Say

By BY RICK ROJAS U.S. The plot alarmed the church, rekindling unwelcome memories of the 2015 massacre at a sister church in Charleston, S.C. New York Times Blacks, Race and Ethnicity, Charleston, SC, Shooting (2015), Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Hate Crimes November 20, 2019 at 12:35AM

A Purple Heart, Combat Badge and Ranger Tab: Vindman Sends a Message

By BY MARK LEIBOVICH U.S. “The uniform I wear today is that of the United States Army,” Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman told the impeachment inquiry. “We do not serve any particular political party; we serve the nation.” New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, United States Politics and Government November 19, 2019 at 11:08PM

In Astros Inquiry, Rob Manfred Raises Possibility of Big Penalties

By BY TYLER KEPNER Sports The M.L.B. commissioner signaled that the Houston Astros could be subject to serious sanctions if they were found to have electronically stolen signs. New York Times Baseball, Cheating, Fines (Penalties) November 20, 2019 at 12:11AM

The Twitter Ads That Weren’t

By BY NICK CORASANITI U.S. Twitter is banning many political ads. Here are some that never made it onto the platform. New York Times Political Advertising, Presidential Election of 2020 November 19, 2019 at 11:50PM