Showing posts from December 20, 2019

Their Meeting Was Music to Her Ears

By BY VINCENT M. MALLOZZI Fashion “We met across a crowded room, some divey bar on Mott and Broome,” the bride wrote in a song about the groom. New York Times Weddings and Engagements, Theater, Actors and Actresses December 21, 2019 at 05:00AM

From ‘All Business’ to Romance

By BY VINCENT M. MALLOZZI Fashion The couple were introduced by a Manhattan family court referee in 2015. The groom was assigned to serve as the bride’s court-appointed lawyer. New York Times Weddings and Engagements December 21, 2019 at 05:00AM

Corrections: Dec. 21, 2019

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. New York Times December 21, 2019 at 03:41AM

Quotation of the Day: Outrage Erupts as a Governor Issues Pardons

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Saturday, December 21, 2019. New York Times December 21, 2019 at 03:22AM

14 Horses Found Shot to Death at Abandoned Coal Mining Site in Kentucky

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. The Floyd County sheriff said that several of the horses were pregnant, and that the killing was probably premeditated. New York Times Animal Abuse, Rights and Welfare, Horses, Mines and Mining December 21, 2019 at 03:06AM


By BY CAITLIN LOVINGER Crosswords & Games Julian Lim returns to the fold at full strength. New York Times Crossword Puzzles December 21, 2019 at 02:40AM

Georgia Company Recalls Eggs Linked to Deadly Listeria Outbreak

By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON U.S. Almark Foods said the voluntary recall affected hard-boiled and peeled eggs that were sold in white plastic pails to restaurants and grocery stores for use in egg salad and other foods. New York Times Eggs, Listeriosis, Food Contamination and Poisoning December 21, 2019 at 01:49AM

Why Is the Justice Department Treating T-Mobile Like a Client?

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion Antitrust officials are supposed to prevent problematic corporate mergers. Instead, they’re helping shepherd deals. New York Times Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Cellular Telephones, Wireless Communications, Politics and Government December 21, 2019 at 01:12AM

New York’s Subways Need Better Service, Not More Police

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion The M.T.A. is spending millions to add 500 officers while it faces serious financial problems. New York Times Subways, Transit Systems, Black People, Crime and Criminals December 21, 2019 at 01:11AM

Democrats Sparred Over a Wine Cave Fund-Raiser. Its Billionaire Owner Isn’t Pleased.

By BY CAROL POGASH AND NICHOLAS BOGEL-BURROUGHS U.S. “It’s just not fair,” said the owner of the wine cave, who with his wife has donated millions to Democrats since the 1980s. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Campaign Finance, Wines, Caves and Caverns December 21, 2019 at 01:10AM

Mitch McConnell, Master of the Blockade, Plots Impeachment Strategy

By BY CARL HULSE U.S. The Senate majority leader has earned the nickname the grim reaper for his iron-fisted grip on the chamber, but an impeachment trial is harder to control. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Law and Legislation, Impeachment December 21, 2019 at 12:55AM

Administration Threatened Veto Over Ukraine Aid in Spending Package

By BY EMILY COCHRANE AND ANNIE KARNI U.S. Had the language not been removed, administration officials threatened that President Trump would veto must-pass spending legislation, prompting another government shutdown. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Shutdowns (Institutional), Federal Budget (US), Law and Legislation, Vetoes (US) December 21, 2019 at 12:41AM

Junior Johnson, Good-Old-Boy Auto Racing Star, Is Dead at 88

By BY RICHARD GOLDSTEIN Sports He competed on the NASCAR circuit for 12 seasons, became a successful team owner and was one of the first inductees in the organization’s Hall of Fame. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Automobile Racing December 21, 2019 at 12:39AM

At Yeshiva U., Man Breaks Into Dorm and Sets Fires as Students Sleep

By BY ED SHANAHAN New York The incident, which was partially caught on video, raised the specter of another anti-Semitic attack. But officials said there was no sign it was a hate crime. New York Times Arson, Jews and Judaism, Fires and Firefighters December 21, 2019 at 12:37AM

Boy, 14, Sought in Killing of Tessa Majors, Barnard Student

By BY EDGAR SANDOVAL AND ASHLEY SOUTHALL New York Officials took the unusual step of distributing his photo, asking the public for help in finding him. New York Times Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Robberies and Thefts December 21, 2019 at 12:13AM

A Law Professor’s Provocative Argument: Trump Has Not Yet Been Impeached

By BY ADAM LIPTAK U.S. Other legal academics took issue with his view that impeachment only happens when the House transmits its charges to the Senate. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Impeachment, Constitution (US) December 21, 2019 at 12:06AM

Treasury Completes Rules for Opportunity Zone Tax Breaks

By BY JIM TANKERSLEY Business The regulations will allow a wider group of investors to profit from the 2017 tax provision that was pitched as a boon to low-income areas. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Federal Taxes (US), Law and Legislation, Income Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (2017) December 20, 2019 at 11:11PM

Surveillance Court Orders Review of Actions by Ex-F.B.I. Lawyer

By BY CHARLIE SAVAGE U.S. Amid fallout from a scathing inspector general report, the court that oversees national security surveillance is also getting a new presiding judge. New York Times Surveillance of Citizens by Government, Appointments and Executive Changes, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), Wiretapping and Other Eavesdropping Devices and Methods, Espionage and Intelligence Services, United States Politics and Government, Classified Information and State Secrets December 21, 2019 at 12:01AM

Holiday Stress Can Be Unbearable. But You Will Miss It When It’s Gone.

By BY MIMI SWARTZ Opinion Being with people you love becomes more important than small digs and even arguing about Donald Trump. New York Times Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Anxiety and Stress December 21, 2019 at 12:00AM

New Jersey Is Third State to Ban Discrimination Based on Hair

By BY MARIEL PADILLA U.S. “No one should be made to feel uncomfortable or be discriminated against because of their natural hair,” Gov. Phil Murphy said. New York Times Discrimination, Hair, States (US), Race and Ethnicity, Education (K-12), Black People, Law and Legislation, Civil Rights and Liberties, State Legislatures December 20, 2019 at 11:59PM

Trump Has a Habit of Quoting His Allies on Twitter Saying Things They Never Said

By BY ANNIE KARNI AND MAGGIE HABERMAN U.S. The president frequently injects his own words into statements he claims his supporters said on Fox News or elsewhere. They rarely publicly correct him. New York Times Social Media, Rumors and Misinformation, Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, United States Politics and Government, Impeachment, Ethics and Official Misconduct December 20, 2019 at 11:47PM

Randy Suess, Computer Bulletin Board Inventor, Dies at 74

By BY CADE METZ Technology The messaging system that he and a friend created in 1978 was a forerunner of social media services like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Computers and the Internet, Social Media December 20, 2019 at 11:40PM

Mrs. Claus, Yes. Elves and Grinches, No. When Santa Meets Identity Politics.

By BY FARAH STOCKMAN U.S. It used to be easy for the International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas to know who could become a member. No more. New York Times Christmas, Santa Claus, Beards and Mustaches December 20, 2019 at 11:35PM