Showing posts from December 17, 2019

What to Watch Ahead of the Impeachment Vote

By BY PETER BAKER U.S. The House plans to vote on two articles of impeachment against President Trump after a daylong debate on Wednesday that may mark his page in the history books. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Impeachment, Ethics and Official Misconduct December 18, 2019 at 05:30AM

Your Wednesday Briefing

By BY MIKE IVES Briefing Impeachment, Paris, Boris Johnson: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times December 18, 2019 at 05:04AM

Teen Marijuana Vaping Soars, Displacing Other Habits

By BY MATT RICHTEL Health Drinking, cigarette smoking and the use of hard drugs all declined, according to a new federal survey of high school and middle school students. New York Times Teenagers and Adolescence, E-Cigarettes, Marijuana, Respiratory Diseases, your-feed-healthcare December 18, 2019 at 05:01AM

Europe’s Cheops Satellite Will Try to Launch Again

By BY DENNIS OVERBYE Science Follow the launch of the world’s newest orbiting telescope, which will search for habitable worlds. New York Times Stars and Galaxies, Planets, Rocket Science and Propulsion, Telescopes and Observatories, Extraterrestrial Life, Space and Astronomy, Research December 18, 2019 at 05:00AM

Corrections: Dec. 18, 2019

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. New York Times December 18, 2019 at 04:22AM

Quotation of the Day: Gates, Former Trump Aide, Is Given a 45-Day Sentence

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Wednesday, December 18, 2019. New York Times December 18, 2019 at 04:17AM

Fashion Nova tiene un secreto en Los Ángeles: trabajadores mal pagados

By BY NATALIE KITROEFF en Español La plataforma de venta de ropa en línea confecciona moda para la élite de Instagram. Pero la forma en que se hacen muchas de sus prendas es mucho menos glamorosa. New York Times Fashion and Apparel, Workplace Hazards and Violations, Wages and Salaries, Factories and Manufacturing, Social Media, your-feed-fashion, your-feed-selfcare December 18, 2019 at 03:30AM

Long-Winded Musing

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Margaret Saine makes her debut, then takes some of it back. New York Times Crossword Puzzles December 18, 2019 at 03:00AM

A Surveillance Net Blankets China’s Cities, Giving Police Vast Powers

By BY PAUL MOZUR AND AARON KROLIK Technology The authorities can scan your phones, track your face and find out when you leave your home. One of the world’s biggest spying networks is aimed at regular people, and nobody can stop it. New York Times Surveillance of Citizens by Government, Politics and Government, Facial Recognition Software, Privacy, Uighurs (Chinese Ethnic Group), Computers and the Internet December 18, 2019 at 02:57AM

Arkansas Sheriff Accused of Assaulting 3 Faces Federal Charges

By BY AIMEE ORTIZ U.S. If convicted, Sheriff Anthony Boen of Franklin County could serve up to 30 years in prison and pay a fine of up to $250,000. New York Times Assaults December 18, 2019 at 02:21AM

Trump Wanted to Get Something Off His Chest, and in His Letter to Pelosi He Did

By BY KATIE ROGERS AND MAGGIE HABERMAN U.S. The letter was a diatribe that played loose with facts and sometimes disregarded them outright. A former Clinton aide called it a reflection of the president’s “id.” New York Times United States Politics and Government, Letters, Impeachment, Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry December 18, 2019 at 01:51AM

The Rules

By Unknown Author Podcasts After the House impeachment vote comes the Senate trial. Here’s a look at who gets to set the terms for each. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Impeachment, United States Politics and Government December 18, 2019 at 01:48AM

Lawyer Casts Doubt on Boy’s Statements About Murder of Barnard Student

By BY JAN RANSOM New York A defense lawyer suggested detectives had badgered and yelled at a 13-year-old boy before he admitted participating in the fatal mugging of Tessa Majors. New York Times Juvenile Delinquency, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Crime and Criminals, Family Courts, Robberies and Thefts December 18, 2019 at 01:29AM

School Official Who Called Jews ‘Brutes’ Must Quit, Jersey City Mayor Says

By BY ED SHANAHAN New York Steven Fulop said Joan Terrell-Paige should step down over her online comment prompted by the deadly attack at a kosher market. New York Times Blacks, Jews and Judaism, Attacks on Police, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Anti-Semitism December 18, 2019 at 01:19AM

How Has This Pesticide Not Been Banned?

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion Government scientists say chlorpyrifos is unsafe. And yet it’s still in use. New York Times Hazardous and Toxic Substances, Pesticides, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Chemicals December 18, 2019 at 01:11AM

LeBron James Is 🔥🔥🔥 Online

By BY SCOTT CACCIOLA Sports He was wary at first, but now James’s Instagram is the most candid glimpse into his likes and lifestyle. (Hint: Don’t disturb his naps.) New York Times Social Media, Emojis and Emoticons, Basketball December 18, 2019 at 01:09AM

Tulsa Sites May Hold Mass Graves From ‘Black Wall Street’ Massacre

By BY NICHOLAS BOGEL-BURROUGHS U.S. When white mobs obliterated a thriving black district nearly 100 years ago, as many as 300 people died. Researchers have found clues to where some of those bodies may be. New York Times Blacks, Race and Ethnicity, Cemeteries, Discrimination December 18, 2019 at 12:54AM

Dr. John Robbins, Developer of a Meningitis Vaccine, Dies at 86

By BY DONALD G. MCNEIL JR. Health His method of boosting immune protection in babies helped save seven million lives. But he never profited from it. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Vaccination and Immunization, Inventions and Patents, Children and Childhood, Meningitis December 18, 2019 at 12:43AM

Dogs in Cars, Getting There Safely

By BY NORMAN MAYERSOHN Smarter Living Like any family member, they need to be protected in case of a crash, but also should not distract the driver. Face licking is discouraged. New York Times Dogs, Automobile Safety Features and Defects December 18, 2019 at 12:30AM

Debbie Dingell: Why I Will Vote to Impeach Trump

By BY DEBBIE DINGELL Opinion My decision comes after careful study of testimony, investigative reports and history. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Constitution (US), Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates, Impeachment, Federalist Papers December 18, 2019 at 12:27AM

Protesters Clamor for President Trump’s Impeachment on Eve of House Vote

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. A coalition of liberal groups that included and Indivisible organized hundreds of rallies across the country. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Elections, House of Representatives, Impeachment, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Ethics and Official Misconduct, Foreign Aid December 18, 2019 at 12:25AM

Impeachment Ad Wars

By BY NICK CORASANITI U.S. Republicans are running ads about impeachment. Democrats are changing the subject. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Political Advertising, Presidential Election of 2020 December 17, 2019 at 11:56PM

Larry Heinemann, Novelist of the Vietnam War, Dies at 75

By BY NEIL GENZLINGER Books His “Paco’s Story” was the surprise winner of the National Book Award for fiction in 1987, beating books by Toni Morrison and Philip Roth. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Writing and Writers, Books and Literature, National Book Awards, Vietnam War December 17, 2019 at 11:53PM