Showing posts from December 25, 2019

A Country Where Driving Makes You a Target

By BY DAVID ZUCCHINO World Afghanistan’s highways are prime killing fields, with travelers dying in roadside bombings, ambushes and airstrikes. New York Times Afghanistan War (2001- ) December 26, 2019 at 06:14AM

What’s on TV Thursday: ‘You’ and ‘Girlhood’

By BY GABE COHN Arts The soapy serial-killer series “You” returns on Netflix. And Céline Sciamma’s “Girlhood” is streaming on Criterion Channel. New York Times Television, Movies December 26, 2019 at 06:00AM

Your Morning Briefing: Standouts

By BY THE BRIEFINGS TEAM Briefing Highlights from a year in Briefings world New York Times December 26, 2019 at 04:24AM

Often Played by Ice Cream Trucks

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Trenton Charlson scores with this Thursday puzzle. New York Times Crossword Puzzles December 26, 2019 at 03:00AM

Quotation of the Day: Saudis Bet on New Commodity: Tourism

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Thursday, December 26, 2019. New York Times December 26, 2019 at 02:07AM

No Corrections: Dec. 26, 2019

By Unknown Author Corrections No corrections appeared in print on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019. New York Times December 26, 2019 at 01:34AM

He Vowed to Revitalize Italy’s Schools. After a Budget Loss, He’s Out.

By BY ANNA MOMIGLIANO World Education Minister Lorenzo Fioramonti promised to raise performance and introduce lessons on climate change, but Parliament’s budget left him a billion euros short. New York Times Education (K-12), Global Warming December 26, 2019 at 12:54AM

Did de Blasio Put Politics Ahead of Yeshiva Students?

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion New York City stalled the release of a report critical of the schools as the mayor sought the political support of Orthodox Jewish leaders, city investigators found. New York Times Elections, Mayors, Jews and Judaism December 26, 2019 at 12:00AM

Why Stephen Curry (Not LeBron) Is the N.B.A. Player of the Decade

By BY SHAUNTEL LOWE Sports It had to be one or the other. But for as great as LeBron James was, Curry had the edge in one major way: He changed the game. New York Times Basketball, NBA Championship, Two Thousand Tens (Decade) December 25, 2019 at 11:48PM

The Reporters Carrying On a Century-Old Holiday Tradition

By BY KATIE VAN SYCKLE Times Insider The Neediest Cases Fund has told the stories of the less fortunate since 1912. Elisha Brown and Sara Aridi, the lead writers this year, reflected on their work. New York Times December 25, 2019 at 10:00AM

A Decade of Fitness

By BY GRETCHEN REYNOLDS Well Dogs and high-intensity exercise in. Barefoot running out. New York Times Exercise, Two Thousand Tens (Decade), Anxiety and Stress, Muscles, Age, Chronological, Diabetes December 25, 2019 at 10:00AM

Taking an Uber? 9 Tips to Ride Safely

By BY JULIE WEED Travel Both Uber and Lyft post advice on their websites and also offer safety features in their apps, but here are a few more suggestions from experts to stay safe while in a ride share. New York Times Car Services and Livery Cabs, Traffic Accidents and Safety, Mobile Applications, Emergency Telephone Numbers, Sex Crimes December 25, 2019 at 10:00AM

Killer Slime, Dead Birds, an Expunged Map: The Dirty Secrets of European Farm Subsidies

By BY MATT APUZZO, SELAM GEBREKIDAN, AGUSTIN ARMENDARIZ AND JIN WU World The E.U. has green aspirations. Its signature, $65 billion policy says otherwise. New York Times Agriculture and Farming, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Crop Controls and Subsidies, Algae, Environment, Oceans and Seas December 25, 2019 at 10:00AM

In a Collection of ‘Peanuts’ Tributes, the Gang Is All Here

By BY JOHN WILLIAMS Books “The Peanuts Papers” brings together George Saunders, Ann Patchett, Chris Ware and others to celebrate and analyze Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, Lucy and the rest. New York Times Books and Literature, Comic Books and Strips December 25, 2019 at 10:00AM

Japanese Lawmaker Is Arrested in Casino Bribery Investigation

By BY BEN DOOLEY Business Tsukasa Akimoto, a member of the governing party, is suspected of accepting cash from a company that wanted to build a casino on the island of Hokkaido. New York Times Casinos, Bribery and Kickbacks, Gambling December 25, 2019 at 09:41AM

Disney Removes Same-Sex Kiss From ‘Star Wars’ Film in Singapore

By BY DANIEL VICTOR World The scene, which Disney cut to preserve a PG-13 rating in the conservative nation, was the first overt appearance of gay characters in the “Star Wars” franchise. New York Times Homosexuality and Bisexuality December 25, 2019 at 08:52AM

In Indian Country, a Crisis of Missing Women. And a New One When They’re Found.

By BY JACK HEALY AND ADRIANA ZEHBRAUSKAS U.S. The federal government is trying to catch up with a crisis of missing Native American women. But no one is addressing the problems that arise when they’re found. New York Times Missing Persons, Women and Girls, Indigenous People, Navajo Indians, Human Trafficking December 25, 2019 at 08:00AM

Serge Ibaka Can’t Stop Thinking About Being That Hungry Kid in Africa

By BY ALEX WONG Sports The Toronto Raptors star returned home this summer, as he always does. But this time he did so as a world champion. New York Times NBA Championship December 25, 2019 at 08:00AM