Showing posts from December 23, 2019

What’s on TV Tuesday: John Mulaney and Christmas Classics

By BY SARA ARIDI Arts Catch John Mulaney in a new children’s special on Netflix, or celebrate Christmas Eve with a couple of holiday movies. New York Times Movies, Television December 24, 2019 at 06:00AM

Your Tuesday Briefing

By BY MIKE IVES Briefing Jamal Khashoggi, Paris, Algeria: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times December 24, 2019 at 05:12AM

Corrections: Dec. 24, 2019

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019. New York Times December 24, 2019 at 05:05AM

Driver Who Hit Girl Because She Was ‘a Mexican’ Is Charged in 2nd Hit-and-Run

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. In a little over an hour, an Iowa woman engaged in a trio of attacks, two of which the police said were racially motivated. New York Times Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Hit-and-Run Drivers, Hate Crimes, Hispanic-Americans December 24, 2019 at 03:22AM

Singing Group

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Alex Eaton-Salners has a close shave. New York Times Crossword Puzzles December 24, 2019 at 03:00AM

Police End Search for Last 2 Missing Victims of New Zealand Volcano Eruption

By BY REUTERS World The police also said that one of those injured during the eruption had died in an Auckland hospital over the weekend, bringing the official death toll to 17. New York Times Volcanoes, Missing Persons, Deaths (Fatalities) December 24, 2019 at 02:01AM

Un médico cubano varado en la frontera atiende en un campamento de migrantes

By BY MIRIAM JORDAN AND MITCHELL FERMAN en Español Un doctor cubano que espera que Estados Unidos le dé asilo se ha convertido en el único médico a tiempo completo en un campamento improvisado para 2.500 migrantes en México. New York Times Immigration and Emigration, Asylum, Right of, Medicine and Health December 24, 2019 at 01:30AM

German Boy Missing Since 2017 Found in Child Pornography Raid

By BY MELISSA EDDY World The police in western Germany went to a man's home in search of child pornography but found a missing 15-year-old. New York Times Child Pornography, Sex Crimes, Missing Persons, Child Abuse and Neglect December 24, 2019 at 12:07AM

The U.N.’s Tainted Legacy in Haiti

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion The agency’s peacekeepers left a trail of cholera and fatherless children in the Western Hemisphere’s poorest country. New York Times Child Abuse and Neglect, Women and Girls, Sex Crimes December 24, 2019 at 12:01AM

A New Secularism Is Appearing in Islam

By BY MUSTAFA AKYOL Opinion Across much of the Islamic world, many Muslims are disillusioned with the ugly things done in the name of their religion. New York Times Muslims and Islam, Freedom of Religion, Colleges and Universities December 24, 2019 at 12:00AM

Dreading Your Kids’ Annoying Christmas Gifts? You Need a Grinch

By BY JOHN ORTVED Opinion I steal from my nieces and nephew. Don’t you wish you had a brother like me? New York Times Christmas, Children and Childhood, Toys, Elmo (Fictional Character) December 24, 2019 at 12:00AM

Rivian Gets $1.3 Billion Investment in Electric Truck Venture

By BY PETER EAVIS Business T. Rowe Price led a new funding round for the start-up, a potential competitor to Tesla that was already backed by Amazon and Ford. New York Times Venture Capital, Electric and Hybrid Vehicles December 23, 2019 at 11:59PM

The Cruelty of a Trump Christmas

By BY PAUL KRUGMAN Opinion Republicans aren’t Scrooges — they’re much worse. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Poverty, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) December 23, 2019 at 11:57PM

G.O.P. Lawmaker Had Visions of a Christian Alternative Government

By BY MIKE BAKER U.S. A Washington State legislator was accused of participating in the occupation of a federal wildlife refuge. Behind the scenes, he and right-wing activists were preparing for civil strife. New York Times State Legislatures, Fringe Groups and Movements December 23, 2019 at 11:47PM

Inside Christmas Card, Girl Finds Plea From Chinese Prison Laborers

By BY DANIEL VICTOR World A 6-year-old girl found the note in London while writing Christmas cards to her classmates. “Forced to work against our will,” the note read. New York Times Forced Labor, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Prisons and Prisoners, Christmas December 23, 2019 at 09:29AM

Baba Ram Dass, Proponent of LSD and New Age Enlightenment, Dies at 88

By BY DOUGLAS MARTIN Obituaries Born Richard Alpert, he returned from a trip to India as a bushy-bearded, barefoot, white-robed guru and wrote more than a dozen inspirational books. New York Times LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide), Deaths (Obituaries) December 23, 2019 at 09:17AM

Japan Wants to Dump Nuclear Plant’s Tainted Water. Fishermen Fear the Worst.

By BY MOTOKO RICH AND MAKIKO INOUE World The water from the Fukushima disaster is more radioactive than the authorities have previously publicized, raising doubts about government assurances that it will be made safe. New York Times Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (2011), Nuclear Energy, Fishing, Commercial, Radiation December 23, 2019 at 08:54AM

Durham Surprises Even Allies With Statement on F.B.I.’s Trump Case

By BY ELIZABETH WILLIAMSON U.S. The federal prosecutor leading a review of the origins of the Russia inquiry has a reputation for keeping his mouth shut. At a sensitive moment, he didn’t. New York Times Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates, United States Politics and Government, United States Attorneys, Legal Profession, Organized Crime December 23, 2019 at 08:00AM

Late Night in 2019: Trump, Trump and More Trump

By BY TRISH BENDIX Arts This year the president’s tweets, gaffes, hirings, firings and foibles again dominated late-night monologues and bits. New York Times Television December 23, 2019 at 08:00AM

After Truce With U.S., China Cuts Tariffs on Imports From Around World

By BY RAYMOND ZHONG Business Lower import levies on food, pharmaceuticals and hundreds of other products will help China keep trading with other nations as many tariffs on American products remain in place. New York Times International Trade and World Market, Protectionism (Trade), Customs (Tariff), United States International Relations December 23, 2019 at 07:33AM