Showing posts from December 15, 2019

In France, Dying at Home Can Mean a Long Wait for a Doctor

By BY NORIMITSU ONISHI World A body may not legally be moved in France without a death certificate, which only a doctor can sign. But a doctor may be hard to find. New York Times Politics and Government, Economic Conditions and Trends, Shortages, Doctors, Funerals and Memorials, Health Insurance and Managed Care December 16, 2019 at 05:02AM

N.F.L. Week 15: What We Learned

By BY BENJAMIN HOFFMAN Sports The Falcons stunned the 49ers, the Texans held on to beat the Titans and the Patriots broke out of a scoring funk with (a lot of) help from their defense. New York Times Football December 16, 2019 at 05:01AM

MoMA PS1 Gears Up for ‘Greater New York,’ With Busier New Director

By BY JASON FARAGO Arts The once-every-five-year survey of new art in the city is back. New York Times Art, Museums December 16, 2019 at 05:01AM

Your Monday Briefing

By BY MIKE IVES Briefing Brexit, Arsenal, Amazon: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times December 16, 2019 at 05:00AM

Top U.S. Envoy Warns North Korea Against Weapons Tests

By BY CHOE SANG-HUN World Stephen E. Biegun appealed to the North to return to dialogue on denuclearization. “Let’s get this done,” he said. New York Times United States International Relations, Nuclear Tests, Arms Control and Limitation and Disarmament, Missiles and Missile Defense Systems December 16, 2019 at 04:43AM

Deputy Sheriff Is Suspended for Body Slamming Student at School

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. State investigators in North Carolina are reviewing the case to determine whether criminal charges will be filed against the deputy. New York Times Education (K-12) December 16, 2019 at 04:38AM

Quotation of the Day: Worst Job in Politics? Ask the D.N.C. Chief

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Monday, December 16, 2019. New York Times December 16, 2019 at 04:00AM

‘Mr. Robot’ Season 4, Episode 11 Recap: Another World

By BY SEAN T. COLLINS Arts After years of speculation, the series finally pulled back the curtain on its single biggest mystery. New York Times Television December 16, 2019 at 04:00AM

No Corrections: Dec. 16, 2019

By Unknown Author Corrections No corrections appeared in print on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. New York Times December 16, 2019 at 03:56AM

Hallmark Apologizes After Pulling Ads Featuring Brides Kissing

By BY AIMEE ORTIZ U.S. The company said it was contacting Zola, a wedding website service, to “re-establish our partnership and reinstate the commercials.” New York Times Advertising and Marketing, Television, Homosexuality and Bisexuality December 16, 2019 at 03:54AM

‘Watchmen’ Season 1 Finale Recap:

By BY SCOTT TOBIAS Arts Damon Lindelof’s provocative “remix” of the beloved comic finished the season with confidence, completeness and no shortage of stylistic bravado. New York Times Television December 16, 2019 at 03:10AM

The Right Way to Close Out an Email. (Skip That Inspirational Quote.)

By BY JEN DOLL Smarter Living Signoffs and signatures: Why hitting send can be so fraught. New York Times December 16, 2019 at 03:00AM

Review: ‘London Assurance’ Minds Its Manners

By BY ALEXIS SOLOSKI Theater A 19th-century comedy from Dion Boucicault, at the Irish Repertory Theater, showcases some delicious characters in an imperfect vehicle. New York Times Theater December 16, 2019 at 02:45AM

‘Harry Connick, Jr.: A Celebration of Cole Porter’ Review:

By BY JOSE SOLÍS Theater With showmanship and childlike wonder, one musical sensation revisits the era of another. New York Times Theater, Music December 16, 2019 at 02:45AM

The Decade Tech Lost Its Way

By Unknown Author Technology An oral history of the 2010s New York Times Computers and the Internet December 16, 2019 at 02:09AM

James Kennedy, High School Football Fixture Who Inspired ‘Radio’ Movie, Dies at 72

By BY AIMEE ORTIZ U.S. “Radio” starred Cuba Gooding Jr. as Mr. Kennedy and chronicled his friendship with a football coach in South Carolina. New York Times Football, Deaths (Obituaries), Interscholastic Athletics December 16, 2019 at 02:02AM

Trump’s Lasting Legacy

By BY CHARLES M. BLOW Opinion America has changed under this president. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Rumors and Misinformation, News and News Media, Impeachment, Corruption (Institutional), Polls and Public Opinion, Television December 16, 2019 at 01:15AM

G.D.P. Is Broken, but We Can Fix It

By BY DAVID LEONHARDT Opinion There’s finally momentum for better economic statistics. New York Times United States Economy, Gross Domestic Product, Economics (Theory and Philosophy), Law and Legislation, Income, United States Politics and Government, Economic Conditions and Trends, Income Inequality December 16, 2019 at 01:03AM

Comey Admits Errors in Surveillance Warrants, but Defends F.B.I.

By BY MICHAEL D. SHEAR U.S. The former bureau director acknowledged “significant mistakes” in warrants to wiretap a former Trump campaign adviser, days after an inspector general’s report was released. New York Times Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates, Presidential Election of 2016, United States Politics and Government December 16, 2019 at 12:31AM

Soccer Broadcast Pulled After Arsenal Star Criticized China as Anti-Muslim

By BY NEIL VIGDOR World A state-run television network pre-empted an English Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal after Mesut Özil denounced the mass detention of Uighurs. New York Times Soccer, Politics and Government, Television, Muslims and Islam, Social Media, Hong Kong Protests (2019), Basketball December 16, 2019 at 12:01AM

At Pulse Shooting Site, a Plan to Remember Renews Pain for Some

By BY GRAHAM BOWLEY Arts A museum and memorial are intended to honor the victims of the tragic ‘Pulse’ nightclub killings in Florida, but some families and survivors have objected to the multimillion-dollar projects. New York Times Orlando, Fla, Shooting (2016), Museums, Philanthropy, Mass Shootings, Terrorism December 16, 2019 at 12:00AM

In Era of Hardening Identities, Trump Order on Jews Kindles Questions Old and New

By BY MAX FISHER World The president said he wanted to target anti-Semitic speech on campuses, but in the time of new nationalism, nothing is really that simple. New York Times Politics and Government, Jews and Judaism, Minorities, Anti-Semitism December 15, 2019 at 11:39PM

Trump Officials Praise Gains From China Deal, but They Come at a Cost

By BY ANA SWANSON AND KEITH BRADSHER Business The economic losses sustained during a bruising 19-month trade war will not be easy to make up. New York Times United States International Relations, International Trade and World Market, Economic Conditions and Trends, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government, Customs (Tariff) December 15, 2019 at 11:19PM

U.S. Secretly Expelled Chinese Officials Suspected of Spying After Breach of Military Base

By BY EDWARD WONG AND JULIAN E. BARNES World Chinese Embassy officials trespassed onto a Virginia base that is home to Special Operations forces. Their expulsions added to tensions between Washington and Beijing. New York Times Defense and Military Forces, Espionage and Intelligence Services, Military Bases and Installations December 15, 2019 at 10:00AM

Homes That Sold for Around $1.5 Million

By BY C. J. HUGHES Real Estate Recent residential sales in New York City and the region. New York Times Real Estate and Housing (Residential) December 15, 2019 at 10:00AM

Secondhand Gifts and ‘Experiences’ Still Top Holiday Lists

By BY MARIA CRAMER Business Retail remains king, but Americans concerned about climate change and consumerism are continuing to have an impact on shopping habits. New York Times Gifts, Thrift Shops, E-Commerce, Holidays and Special Occasions, Shopping and Retail, Christmas December 15, 2019 at 10:00AM

What Does the Rise of Homemade Guns Mean for Gun Laws? We Made One to Find Out

By BY JEREMY WHITE, SANYA DOSANI, SHANE O’NEILL AND BRIAN DAWSON U.S. Virtually anyone can buy a kit online to build a gun from parts — without a background check. That raises questions about the future of gun regulation. New York Times Gun Control, Firearms, State Legislatures, Politics and Government, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Privacy, Polymers, Second Amendment (US Constitution) December 15, 2019 at 10:00AM

Strong Earthquake Hits the Southern Philippines

By BY JASON GUTIERREZ World The quake was the third of magnitude 6.5 or higher to strike the area, southwest of Davao City, since late October. New York Times Earthquakes December 15, 2019 at 08:10AM

‘Before I Got to the End of the Street, I Felt a Tap on My Shoulder’

By Unknown Author New York Dropped keys, a broken heart and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary. New York Times December 15, 2019 at 08:00AM

‘S.N.L.’ Presents Kellyanne Conway’s ‘Marriage Story,’ Plus Baby Yoda

By BY DAVE ITZKOFF Arts It was a Christmas miracle: “Saturday Night Live” opened the show with a sketch that wasn’t dependent on celebrity cameos. New York Times Television December 15, 2019 at 07:27AM