Showing posts from December 26, 2019

Larry Walker Played Like a Hall of Famer, Through Thick and Thin Air

By BY TYLER KEPNER Sports Never mind the benefits of playing in Denver: Walker’s all-around performance is worth a pass to the Hall in his final year of eligibility. New York Times Baseball December 27, 2019 at 07:00AM

What’s on TV Friday: Duran Duran and ‘Men in Black: International’

By BY GABE COHN Arts A documentary about the British synth-pop band Duran Duran debuts on Showtime. And the latest “Men in Black” movie airs on Starz. New York Times Television, Movies December 27, 2019 at 06:00AM

Joe Burrow and Jalen Hurts: Scouting Reports From Teammates and Rivals

By BY ALAN BLINDER Sports As Louisiana State and Oklahoma prepare to play Saturday in a duel between two of America’s best college quarterbacks, it’s clear that no one will be surprised if the signal callers have dazzling moments. New York Times Heisman Trophy, Football (College), College Football Playoff National Championship December 27, 2019 at 06:00AM

An Old Menstruation Taboo Killed Her. This Time, a Man Went to Jail.

By BY BHADRA SHARMA AND JEFFREY GETTLEMAN World In a first for Nepal, the authorities have arrested a man who forced his sister-in-law to sleep out in a cold hut during her period. New York Times Women and Girls, Women's Rights, Menstruation, Superstitions December 27, 2019 at 05:43AM

Anguish and Anger From the Navy SEALS Who Turned In Edward Gallagher

By BY DAVE PHILIPPS U.S. Video interviews and group texts obtained by The Times show men describing their platoon leader in grim terms. New York Times War Crimes, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Ethics and Official Misconduct, United States Defense and Military Forces, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides December 27, 2019 at 05:01AM

As the Ball Dropped, Our Life Fell Apart

By BY TAMMY RABIDEAU Style For a struggling mother and daughter, a New Year’s Eve eviction leads to confusion, courage and grace. New York Times Love (Emotion), Children and Childhood December 27, 2019 at 05:00AM

Confidential Videos Show Why Navy SEALs Reported Edward Gallagher

By Unknown Author The Weekly Watch never-before-released video and confidential interviews with the Navy SEALs who accused Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher of war crimes. New York Times United States Defense and Military Forces December 27, 2019 at 05:00AM

Corrections: Dec. 27, 2019

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Friday, Dec. 27, 2019. New York Times December 27, 2019 at 04:22AM

Japan to Deploy Warship to Middle East

By BY BEN DOOLEY World The rare overseas mission follows an attack on a Japanese oil tanker and increased pressure from the United States to play a more active role in the volatile region. New York Times Defense and Military Forces, Gulf of Oman Incident (June 2019), Ships and Shipping, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline December 27, 2019 at 04:00AM

Quotation of the Day: Texas Landowners Are Barrier to Trump’s Wall

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Friday, December 27, 2019. New York Times December 27, 2019 at 03:55AM

At Least 7 Killed in Plane Crash in Kazakhstan

By BY DANIEL VICTOR World The airline said 100 people were on board and that some had survived. New York Times Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters December 27, 2019 at 03:48AM

The F.A.A. Wants to Start Tracking Drones’ Locations

By BY HEATHER MURPHY Business A proposal would require most drones flying in American airspace to include technology that would allow the government to keep tabs on them. New York Times Drones (Pilotless Planes), Airlines and Airplanes, Transportation, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry December 27, 2019 at 03:25AM

The Year 2030: Lab Meat, Cyber Terror and Influencer I.P.O.s

By BY THE EDITORS Opinion What will the world look like a decade from now? The Times asked 13 public figures for their predictions on the best and worst to come. New York Times Politics and Government, Science and Technology, Global Warming, Celebrities December 27, 2019 at 03:03AM

Take for a Spin

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Sam Trabucco takes us for a very nice ride. New York Times Crossword Puzzles December 27, 2019 at 03:00AM


By Unknown Author Science Eclipse New York Times December 27, 2019 at 02:48AM

Behind the Cover: The Lives They Lived

By Unknown Author Magazine For this issue, we celebrate the lives of people who passed away this year — including the writer Toni Morrison. New York Times Design December 27, 2019 at 02:23AM

William Greider, Journalist Who Focused on Economy, Dies at 83

By BY KATHARINE Q. SEELYE Business In interviews with Reagan’s budget director, David Stockman, he exposed doubts about the supply-side economics that the administration had embraced. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), News and News Media, United States Economy, Politics and Government December 27, 2019 at 12:48AM

E-Bikes and E-Scooter Rentals Won’t Be Allowed in N.Y. Anytime Soon

By BY ED SHANAHAN New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill that would have legalized both types of transport, angering supporters of the measure. New York Times Motorcycles, Motor Bikes and Motorscooters, Vetoes (US), Traffic Accidents and Safety, Bicycles and Bicycling, Politics and Government, Law and Legislation December 27, 2019 at 12:38AM

In Premier League, Everyone Is Talking Title Except Liverpool

By BY RORY SMITH Sports A victory at Leicester extended its advantage atop the Premier League, but the team’s players and fans are reluctant to tempt fate this time. New York Times Soccer December 26, 2019 at 11:43PM

Peter Wollen, Who Wrote a Film Theory Bible, Is Dead at 81

By BY NEIL GENZLINGER Movies His “Signs and Meaning in the Cinema,” part of a varied career that also included making his own movies, re-energized film studies. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Movies, Writing and Writers, Art December 26, 2019 at 11:36PM

The Media Is Broken

By BY DAVID BROOKS Opinion And not for the reasons you think. New York Times United States Politics and Government, News and News Media, Sociology, Polls and Public Opinion December 26, 2019 at 11:30PM

The Khashoggi Cover-Up Goes On

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion An unconvincing trial produces an unsatisfying verdict in the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi. New York Times Assassinations and Attempted Assassinations December 26, 2019 at 11:30PM

Netanyahu Rebuffs a Challenge From Within, Despite Graft Charges

By BY ISABEL KERSHNER World The embattled Israeli prime minister staved off a Likud party leadership challenge, a victory that is likely to perpetuate Israel’s political deadlock. New York Times Elections, Politics and Government, Corruption (Institutional) December 26, 2019 at 11:19PM

The Year Women Over 50 Reclaimed Their Right to Be Seen

By BY BEANDREA JULY Movies Rather than ignore such characters as the film industry has often done in the past, mainstream and indie directors alike explored their lives, and sometimes the results were astonishing. New York Times Movies, Women and Girls, Actors and Actresses December 26, 2019 at 10:00AM

Is a 63-Year-Old Seaplane With an Electric Engine the Future of Air Travel?

By BY MIKE ARNOT Travel This month, a Vancouver-based airline tested a vintage plane retrofitted with a battery-powered engine. The goal is an all-electric fleet, the first in the world. New York Times Airlines and Airplanes, Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, Travel and Vacations December 26, 2019 at 10:00AM

How The Learning Network Transforms Classrooms Across America

By BY ADRIANA BALSAMO Reader Center Meet the team dedicated to helping schools and students teach and learn with The Times, using the news of the day to create a safe and welcoming space to develop critical-thinking skills. New York Times Education (K-12), Newspapers, Youth December 26, 2019 at 10:00AM

Why Is New York City’s Skyline Always Lit Up?

By BY DEREK M. NORMAN New York The lights are dazzling. But there are several other practical reasons that they stay on all night long. New York Times Energy Efficiency, Lighting, Empire State Building (Manhattan, NY) December 26, 2019 at 10:00AM

They Said #MeToo. Now They Are Being Sued.

By BY SUI-LEE WEE AND LI YUAN Business A growing number of men in China are using defamation lawsuits to counter claims of sexual harassment. Women are thinking twice about speaking out. New York Times #MeToo Movement, Sexual Harassment, Suits and Litigation (Civil), Women's Rights, Sex Crimes December 26, 2019 at 10:00AM

What We Got Wrong in 2019

By Unknown Author Opinion And resolutions for the coming election year. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Conservatism (US Politics), Liberalism (US Politics), New Year, Global Warming, Travel and Vacations December 26, 2019 at 10:00AM

They Wanted a Two-Bedroom on the Upper West Side, but How Many Stairs Are Too Many?

By BY JOYCE COHEN Real Estate Two college friends combine their budgets to find a rental in their favorite New York neighborhood. Which of these options would you choose? New York Times Real Estate and Housing (Residential), Renting and Leasing (Real Estate) December 26, 2019 at 10:00AM

The Watch Is Smart, but It Can’t Replace Your Doctor

By BY AARON E. CARROLL The Upshot Apple has been advertising its watch’s ability to detect atrial fibrillation. The reality doesn’t quite live up to the promise. New York Times Tests (Medical), Wearable Computing, Telemedicine, Watches and Clocks, Heart December 26, 2019 at 10:00AM

Three New Books Will Take You to Places You’ve Never Gone Before

By BY TINA JORDAN Books From the high seas to the deepest sewers to the South Pole, these books let you live vicariously through the world’s most intrepid explorers. New York Times Books and Literature, Waste Materials and Disposal, Sewers and Sewage, Ships and Shipping, Exploration and Explorers, Travel and Vacations December 26, 2019 at 10:00AM

Living as Myself, at Last

By BY ALEXANDRIA HOLDER Magazine This airman could not be Alexandria Holder and still serve. Then came a change in regulations — and in Technical Sergeant Holder’s life. New York Times United States Defense and Military Forces, Transgender and Transsexuals December 26, 2019 at 10:00AM

Christmas Typhoon Batters Central Philippines

By BY JAMIE TARABAY World Thousands traveling home for the holiday were stranded as flights and ferries were canceled. At least 16 deaths were reported. New York Times Typhoons, Deaths (Fatalities), Weather, Landslides and Mudslides, Travel and Vacations, Christmas December 26, 2019 at 08:15AM

Fighting to Survive on a 5-Cent Deposit

By BY ANDY NEWMAN New York Canners and trucks converge in a shadow economy of the streets. New York Times Recycling of Waste Materials, Income Inequality, Labor and Jobs, Freelancing, Self-Employment and Independent Contracting, Plastic Bottles, Aluminum, Waste Materials and Disposal December 26, 2019 at 08:00AM

Behind a U.A.W. Crisis: Lavish Meals and Luxury Villas

By BY NOAM SCHEIBER AND NEAL E. BOUDETTE Business A federal investigation has led to accusations that union leaders diverted funds to perks like a $6,500 steak dinner and golf outings and gear costing $80,000. New York Times Organized Labor, Automobiles, Embezzlement December 26, 2019 at 08:00AM

The Whistle-Blowers Next Door

By BY JULIET MACUR Sports Yuliya Stepanova and her husband, Vitaly, fled Russia with their son and a secret. Now they live a quiet life in America while the doping scandal they disclosed rages on. New York Times Doping (Sports), Olympic Games (2016) December 26, 2019 at 08:00AM