Showing posts from January 1, 2020

Word + Quiz: subsume

By BY THE LEARNING NETWORK The Learning Network This word has appeared in 19 articles on in the past year. New York Times January 2, 2020 at 07:00AM

What’s on TV Thursday: ‘Breakthrough’ and ‘Surviving R. Kelly Part II’

By BY GABE COHN Arts A drama based on a miraculous Missouri incident airs on HBO. And Lifetime airs a follow-up to its much-viewed R. Kelly documentary series. New York Times Television, Movies January 2, 2020 at 06:00AM

Your Thursday Briefing

By BY MIKE IVES Briefing Austria, Australia fires, 2020: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times January 2, 2020 at 05:24AM

Austria’s Kurz to Govern With Green Party in Unlikely Partnership

By BY CHRISTOPHER F. SCHUETZE World After months of negotiations, conservatives and leftists have agreed on a coalition that could set an example for the rest of Europe. New York Times Elections, Legislatures and Parliaments, Politics and Government January 2, 2020 at 05:01AM

Quotation of the Day: Pika-Who? How Canada’s Military Reacted to a Pokémon Go Invasion

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Thursday, January 2, 2020. New York Times January 2, 2020 at 04:49AM

India Cold Wave Breaks Records, Shuts Schools and Makes Bad Air Worse

By BY HARI KUMAR AND SAMEER YASIR World Across the north, including New Delhi, plunging temperatures have caused a run on shelters in a region more used to extreme heat. New York Times Weather, Traffic Accidents and Safety, Temperature, Homeless Persons January 2, 2020 at 04:28AM

No Corrections: Jan. 2, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections No corrections appeared in print on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. New York Times January 2, 2020 at 04:20AM

Don Larsen, Yankee Who Pitched Only Perfect Game in World Series, Dies at 90

By BY RICHARD GOLDSTEIN Obituaries When Larsen took the mound against the Brooklyn Dodgers on the afternoon of Oct. 8, 1956, he was in the fourth season of an unremarkable career. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Baseball, World Series January 2, 2020 at 03:51AM

Where Darth Vader Gets His Strength

By BY DEB AMLEN Crosswords & Games Ed Sessa turns the lights out on us. New York Times Crossword Puzzles January 2, 2020 at 03:00AM

In Rose Bowl Victory Over Wisconsin, Oregon Shows Rebuild Around Trenches

By BY BILLY WITZ Sports These Ducks would rather win with power than high-flying speed. New York Times Football (College), Rose Bowl (Football Game), Bowl Games January 2, 2020 at 02:47AM

N.B.A. Superstars, Growth and Lockouts: the David Stern Years

By BY KEVIN DRAPER Sports The longtime commissioner received acclaim for building the league into a vital global business, but he also was at the center of contentious disputes. New York Times Basketball January 2, 2020 at 01:21AM

Five Missing After Crab Fishing Boat Sinks Off Alaska

By BY AIMEE ORTIZ U.S. Two of seven crew members were rescued after the Scandies Rose, a 130-foot-long crab fishing vessel, sank on Tuesday night, the Coast Guard said. New York Times Rescues, Maritime Accidents and Safety January 2, 2020 at 12:20AM

Why Did One-Quarter of the World’s Pigs Die in a Year?

By BY YANZHONG HUANG Opinion Swine fever devastated China’s stock because with unsound governance, even sound regulations have perverse effects. New York Times Pigs, Agriculture and Farming, Pork, Livestock Diseases, Slaughterhouses, Politics and Government, African Swine Fever, SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), Epidemics January 2, 2020 at 12:00AM

Already Had Plenty of Trump 2020?

By BY GAIL COLLINS Opinion He’s a bad show, but it’s not low-flow. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government January 2, 2020 at 12:00AM

5 Cheap(ish) Things for Your Home Gym

By BY INGRID SKJONG Smarter Living Transform a corner of your home into a spot where fitness goals can take shape and be realized. New York Times January 1, 2020 at 11:32PM

‘Don’t Believe a Word,’ a Look at Language and Power (and Why Dolphins Have Accents)

By BY PARUL SEHGAL Books David Shariatmadari’s book delves into issues like grammar snobbery, quirks of human and animal speech, and the transformation of even the simplest words. New York Times Books and Literature, Language and Languages January 1, 2020 at 10:00AM

These Armenian Flatbreads Stuffed With Greens Are the Perfect Snack

By BY TEJAL RAO Magazine Tangy and juicy, filled with seasoned herbs and hearty leaves, jingalov hats are a joy to eat. New York Times Cooking and Cookbooks, Recipes January 1, 2020 at 10:00AM

Judge John Hodgman on Uncle Money Bags

By BY JUDGE JOHN HODGMAN Magazine If you brother-in-law wants to slip your son some moola, just make sure it ends up in the right place. New York Times Comedy and Humor January 1, 2020 at 10:00AM

She Felt Fine, but Her M.R.I. Showed Several Strokes. What Was Wrong?

By BY LISA SANDERS, M.D. Magazine After the 67-year-old woman fell at the airport, the left side of her body wouldn’t cooperate. The answer to her malady was found in her heart. New York Times Stroke, Brain, Heart, Medicine and Health January 1, 2020 at 10:00AM

U.S. Troops Fire Tear Gas at Protesters Outside Embassy in Iraq

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS World The demonstrators lit a fire on the roof of a reception area a day after attacking the Baghdad compound. New York Times Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Diplomatic Service, Embassies and Consulates, United States Defense and Military Forces January 1, 2020 at 09:25AM

10 Electric Vehicles to Watch

By BY ERIC A. TAUB Business Sales doubled in 2019, but the industry’s tipping point — severing ties to the gas pump — still lies ahead. These cars will help make that happen. New York Times Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, Automobile Service and Charging Stations, Batteries January 1, 2020 at 08:00AM

Why Did the U.S. Become the Focus of Iraqis’ Anger?

By BY ALAN YUHAS World Months of antigovernment protests had centered on Iran’s influence in the country. A rocket attack and a series of airstrikes changed all that. New York Times Politics and Government, United States International Relations, United States Defense and Military Forces, Defense and Military Forces, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Diplomatic Service, Embassies and Consulates, Corruption (Institutional) January 1, 2020 at 08:00AM