Showing posts from December 4, 2019

Quotation of the Day: Tension as Scholars Debate If Case Was Made to Impeach

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Thursday, December 5, 2019. New York Times December 5, 2019 at 03:40AM

Anti-Semitic Imagery Could Cost Belgian Carnival Its UNESCO Status

By BY CLAIRE MOSES World As the United Nations agency considers whether to rescind the cultural heritage designation, a city’s mayor has tried to renounce the honor. New York Times Anti-Semitism, Carnival (Pre-Lenten), Holocaust and the Nazi Era December 5, 2019 at 03:30AM

Treat With the Identical Color Scheme As This Puzzle

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Neville Fogarty returns my childhood to me. New York Times Crossword Puzzles December 5, 2019 at 03:00AM

Review: Facing Life’s Final Stretch in ‘Harry Townsend’s Last Stand’

By BY ELISABETH VINCENTELLI Theater George Eastman’s Off Broadway play is lifted by its direction and performances, but often feels like a cornball sitcom. New York Times Theater December 5, 2019 at 02:45AM

Huawei Hits Back at the F.C.C. With a Legal Challenge

By BY RAYMOND ZHONG Technology The commission took aim last month at the Chinese tech giant’s sales to telecom carriers in rural America. New York Times Telephones and Telecommunications, United States International Relations December 5, 2019 at 02:41AM

Mocked Abroad and Assailed at Home, Trump Returns to Face Impeachment

By BY PETER BAKER U.S. Two days in London on the world stage provided him no respite. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Impeachment December 5, 2019 at 02:26AM

Corrections: Dec. 5, 2019

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. New York Times December 5, 2019 at 02:12AM

Kamala Decamps, Iowa’s Still Crowded, Trump’s Still Trump

By BY GAIL COLLINS Opinion For Democrats, it’s Des Moines for the holidays. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government December 5, 2019 at 01:31AM

Shooting Reported at Pearl Harbor Military Base

By BY MIHIR ZAVERI AND NEIL VIGDOR U.S. It was not immediately clear if anyone had been injured. New York Times December 5, 2019 at 01:23AM

Impeachment Briefing: Highlights From Legal Experts’ Testimony

By BY NOAH WEILAND U.S. Investigators asked constitutional scholars whether the elements of President Trump’s pressure campaign on Ukraine amount to impeachable offenses. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry December 5, 2019 at 01:03AM

But Is It Impeachable?

By Unknown Author Podcasts The House Judiciary Committee, in its first public impeachment hearing, went back to the basics of the Constitution. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Constitution (US), Impeachment December 5, 2019 at 12:41AM

‘Midnight Family’ Review: The Night Stalkers of Mexico City

By BY MANOHLA DARGIS Movies In this outstanding documentary, a family of emergency medical workers struggles both to save lives and to make a living. New York Times Documentary Films and Programs, Emergency Medical Treatment December 5, 2019 at 12:34AM

More than 50 Migrants are Killed in a Sinking off the African Coast

By BY REUTERS World A ship carrying about 150 migrants from Gambia to Europe sank on Wednesday off the coast of Mauritania, the United Nations migrant agency said. New York Times Middle East and Africa Migrant Crisis, Maritime Accidents and Safety December 5, 2019 at 12:34AM

How Google’s Founders Slowly Stepped Away From Their Company

By BY JACK NICAS, CONOR DOUGHERTY AND DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI Technology Larry Page and Sergey Brin became billionaires thanks to the success of Google. But toward the end, they appeared happy to let someone else run it. New York Times Computers and the Internet, Search Engines, Driverless and Semiautonomous Vehicles, Android (Operating System), Appointments and Executive Changes December 5, 2019 at 12:23AM

What Kamala Harris’s Campaign Teaches Us

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion It is worth exploring the election system in this country and who benefits from it. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Race and Ethnicity, Blacks, Debates (Political), United States Politics and Government, Primaries and Caucuses, Polls and Public Opinion December 5, 2019 at 12:16AM

The Impeachment Show Fleshes Out Its Back Story

By BY JAMES PONIEWOZIK Arts The congressional saga returned to TV, shifting modes from foreign-intrigue thriller to constitutional documentary. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Television, United States Politics and Government December 5, 2019 at 12:09AM

Hair Dyes and Straighteners May Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Black Women

By BY RONI CARYN RABIN Health A new study finds a weak link between coloring and straightening treatments and breast cancer. But experts caution the results are far from certain. New York Times Women and Girls, Blacks, Breast Cancer, Hair, Dyes and Dyestuffs, Hazardous and Toxic Substances, your-feed-healthcare December 5, 2019 at 12:09AM

Iran’s Leaders Soften Stance on Protesters

By BY FARNAZ FASSIHI AND RICK GLADSTONE World In an apparent attempt to ease anger over the killing and arrest of protesters, senior leaders urged leniency and promised compensation for peaceful demonstrators who died. New York Times Embargoes and Sanctions, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots December 5, 2019 at 12:07AM

He Waited 6 Hours for Medical Help. Then He Tried to Hang Himself.

By BY JAN RANSOM New York Nicholas Feliciano, 18, had a history of suicide attempts, but Rikers jail guards failed to act for seven minutes when he tried to kill himself. New York Times Suicides and Suicide Attempts December 5, 2019 at 12:07AM

Venezuelans’ Struggle to Survive, Told in Pictures

By BY NICHOLAS KRISTOF AND FABIOLA FERRERO Opinion Residents in the nation’s slums suffer with the economy’s collapse. New York Times Politics and Government, Photography, Malnutrition, Famine, Deaths (Fatalities), Birth Control and Family Planning December 5, 2019 at 12:06AM

Trump Administration Moves to Upgrade Diplomatic Ties With Sudan

By BY EDWARD WONG U.S. The two nations agreed to exchange ambassadors for the first time in 23 years. But the State Department is keeping Sudan on a list of state sponsors of terrorism. New York Times United States International Relations, Terrorism, Embargoes and Sanctions, Diplomatic Service, Embassies and Consulates December 5, 2019 at 12:05AM

Pantone Declares Another Year of Blue

By BY JESSICA TESTA Style Can the latest color of the year help people feel better? Or just help sell a lot of stuff? New York Times Color, your-feed-fashion December 5, 2019 at 12:00AM

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Is Unlocking the Sun’s Mysteries

By BY KENNETH CHANG Science Scientists working with the solar diving mission have released the spacecraft’s first batch of findings. New York Times Sun, Parker Solar Probe (Spacecraft), Solar System, Research, Space and Astronomy December 4, 2019 at 10:58PM