Showing posts from December 31, 2019

What’s on TV Wednesday: A Linda Ronstadt Doc and ‘Doctor Who’

By BY GABE COHN Arts “Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice” airs on CNN. And a new season of “Doctor Who” kicks off on BBC America. New York Times Television, Movies January 1, 2020 at 06:00AM

Rocket Launches, Trips to Mars and More 2020 Space and Astronomy Events

By BY MICHAEL ROSTON Science A year full of highs and lows in space just ended, and the 12 months to come will be full of new highlights in orbit and beyond. New York Times Space and Astronomy, Private Spaceflight, Rocket Science and Propulsion, Moon, Mars (Planet), Sun, Mars 2020 (Mars Rover), Satellites, International Space Station, Comets January 1, 2020 at 05:02AM

Sync your calendar with the solar system

By BY MICHAEL ROSTON Science Never miss an eclipse, a meteor shower, a rocket launch or any other astronomical and space event that's out of this world. New York Times Space and Astronomy, Moon, Eclipses, Seasons and Months, Solar System, Meteors and Meteorites January 1, 2020 at 05:00AM

Meteor Showers in 2020 That Will Light Up Night Skies

By BY NICHOLAS ST. FLEUR Science All year long, Earth passes through streams of cosmic debris. Here’s a list of major meteor showers and how to spot one. New York Times Meteors and Meteorites, Space and Astronomy, Earth, Solar System, Seasons and Months January 1, 2020 at 05:00AM

Dizzying Day for Trump Caps a Year Full of Them

By BY MICHAEL CROWLEY U.S. The president monitored a Middle East crisis from his golf club, threatened Iran and implored reporters to be “honorable” in 2020. New York Times United States International Relations, United States Politics and Government, Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry January 1, 2020 at 04:54AM

Kevin Spacey Accuser’s Estate Drops Sexual Assault Lawsuit

By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. A Los Angeles County massage therapist, who died in September, had accused Mr. Spacey of groping him and making improper advances during a 2016 massage. New York Times Sexual Harassment, Suits and Litigation (Civil), Movies, #MeToo Movement, Television, Actors and Actresses, Massage, Sex Crimes, Academy Awards (Oscars), Golden Globes (Awards), Tony Awards (Theater Awards) January 1, 2020 at 04:41AM

Hong Kong Protest: Thousands Expected to March on New Year’s Day

By BY ELAINE YU World A holiday tradition in Hong Kong — a pro-democracy rally — could inject new momentum into the protest movement after weeks of calm. New York Times Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Hong Kong Protests (2019), New Year January 1, 2020 at 04:36AM

Hospitals and Schools Are Being Bombed in Syria. A U.N. Inquiry Is Limited. We Took a Deeper Look.

By BY MALACHY BROWNE, CHRISTIAAN TRIEBERT, EVAN HILL, WHITNEY HURST, GABRIEL GIANORDOLI AND DMITRIY KHAVIN World Attacks on civilian sites in Syria have grown so frequent that the U.N. launched a rare inquiry to document the violations. But the investigation is limited in scope and the final report may not be made public. The New York Times did its own investigation. Here’s what we found. New York Times Defense and Military Forces, Civilian Casualties January 1, 2020 at 03:48AM

Quotation of the Day: Ex-SEAL Now Pitching Products and President

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Wednesday, January 1, 2020. New York Times January 1, 2020 at 03:37AM

Corrections: Jan. 1, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. New York Times January 1, 2020 at 03:28AM

‘It’s Green and Slimy’

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Christina Iverson and Jeff Chen ring in the New Year. New York Times Crossword Puzzles January 1, 2020 at 03:00AM

F.D.A. Plans to Ban Most E-Cigarette Flavors but Menthol

By BY SHEILA KAPLAN AND MAGGIE HABERMAN Health The tobacco and vaping industries and conservative allies intensively lobbied against a ban on popular flavored e-cigarettes. New York Times Teenagers and Adolescence, Smoking and Tobacco, E-Cigarettes, Menthol, Recalls and Bans of Products, Nicotine, United States Politics and Government, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, your-feed-healthcare, Lobbying and Lobbyists January 1, 2020 at 01:22AM

Protect Veterans From Fraud

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion Congress could do much more to protect Americans who have served their country from predatory for-profit colleges. New York Times Veterans, For-Profit Schools January 1, 2020 at 12:18AM

Texas Churchgoers Welcomed the Poor, but Sensed This One Was Trouble

By BY DAVE MONTGOMERY, ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS AND RICK ROJAS U.S. The gunman who shot two parishioners at the West Freeway Church of Christ had come earlier looking for food and money, church leaders said. New York Times Churches (Buildings), Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides January 1, 2020 at 12:14AM

Al interior de un tribunal de guerra estadounidense: la ropa y la cultura en Guantánamo

By BY CAROL ROSENBERG AND WENDY MACNAUGHTON en Español Lo que los acusados, abogados y fiscales del caso del 11 de septiembre visten en la corte sirve un propósito. Evoca emociones, suscita controversia y, sobre todo, envía mensajes. New York Times September 11 (2001), Detainees, Terrorism, Muslim Veiling, Fashion and Apparel, United States Defense and Military Forces January 1, 2020 at 12:00AM

Science Panel Staffed With Trump Appointees Says E.P.A. Rollbacks Lack Scientific Rigor

By BY CORAL DAVENPORT AND LISA FRIEDMAN Climate The Trump administration staffed an E.P.A. advisory panel with its choice of scientists, but they concluded that three significant regulatory rollbacks broke with established science. New York Times Global Warming, Environment, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Water Pollution, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Fuel Emissions (Transportation) December 31, 2019 at 11:52PM

Where Are All the Women Coaches?

By BY CAROL HUTCHINS, EDNIESHA CURRY AND MEREDITH FLAHERTY Opinion Title IX got women playing college sports. Now it’s time to let them lead. New York Times Title IX (Gender Discrimination Legislation), Women and Girls, Athletics and Sports, Colleges and Universities, Coaches and Managers, your-feed-opinionvideo December 31, 2019 at 10:00AM

What I Learned in Avalanche School

By BY HEIDI JULAVITS Magazine I wanted to be prepared for the worst nature could throw at me. But the real threat turned out to be human. New York Times Avalanches, Alpine Skiing, Accidents and Safety, Deaths (Fatalities), Mountaineering, Fear (Emotion) December 31, 2019 at 10:00AM