Showing posts from January 12, 2020

What’s on TV Monday: ‘The New Pope’ and ‘On the Basis of Sex’

By BY MARIEL WAMSLEY Arts The “Young Pope” sequel series debuts on HBO. And Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s story comes to Showtime. New York Times Television, Movies January 13, 2020 at 06:00AM

Fire in Bound Brook, N.J., Destroys New Luxury Complex

By BY TIFFANY MAY New York The blaze in the buildings, which were under construction, sowed panic in the downtown area and led transit officials to curtail train service. New York Times Fires and Firefighters, Transit Systems, Accidents and Safety January 13, 2020 at 05:31AM

Your Monday Briefing

By BY MIKE IVES Briefing Iran, Meghan Markle, Ireland: Here’s what you need to know. New York Times January 13, 2020 at 05:25AM

What We Learned in the N.F.L.’s Divisional Round

By BY BENJAMIN HOFFMAN Sports The Titans pulled off a stunning upset, the Chiefs won in a blowout, the 49ers got healthy and the Packers survived a comeback attempt. The conference championship field is set. New York Times Football, Playoff Games January 13, 2020 at 05:22AM

The 10 Most Checked-Out Books in N.Y. Public Library History

By BY CONCEPCIÓN DE LEÓN Books More than half are children’s books, but “1984,” “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “Fahrenheit 451” also made the list. New York Times Books and Literature, Libraries and Librarians January 13, 2020 at 05:01AM

Quotation of the Day: Lost Lives and Limbs in Iraq, and Justice in a Missile Strike

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Monday, January 13, 2020. New York Times January 13, 2020 at 04:59AM

No Corrections: Jan. 13, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections No corrections appeared in print on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. New York Times January 13, 2020 at 04:59AM

Man Survives 3 Weeks in Subzero Weather After Alaska Cabin Burns Down

By BY AIMEE ORTIZ U.S. Tyson Steele, 30, said the fire killed his chocolate Labrador, Phil. New York Times Fires and Firefighters, Snow and Snowstorms, Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters, Airlines and Airplanes, Dogs, Wool and Woolen Goods January 13, 2020 at 04:03AM

Arizona State Completes Oregon Sweep

By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sports The unranked Sun Devils took down No. 2 Oregon and No. 3 Oregon State this weekend. New York Times Basketball (College), Basketball January 13, 2020 at 03:27AM

‘Maz and Bricks’ Review: Marching for Rights, With Signs of Romance

By BY LAURA COLLINS-HUGHES Theater Set in Dublin during the run-up to Ireland’s vote to repeal its abortion ban, this play by Eva O’Connor too easily pairs up two damaged souls. New York Times Theater January 13, 2020 at 02:45AM

The Trump Administration’s Fluctuating Explanations for the Suleimani Strike

By BY CHRIS CAMERON AND HELENE COOPER U.S. Over 10 days, officials have struggled to rationalize the decision that risked a war with Iran. New York Times United States Defense and Military Forces, Targeted Killings, United States Politics and Government January 13, 2020 at 02:02AM

Hong Kong Denies Entry to Human Rights Watch Director, Group Says

By BY NEIL VIGDOR World Kenneth Roth, executive director of the organization, said immigration officials turned him away at the airport. New York Times Politics and Government, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations January 13, 2020 at 01:01AM

Joe Biden’s Vote for War

By BY KATIE GLUECK AND THOMAS KAPLAN U.S. In October 2002, he was one of 77 senators who gave President George W. Bush the authority to use force in Iraq. He is still trying to explain that choice. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Iraq War (2003-11), War and Emergency Powers (US), United States Politics and Government January 13, 2020 at 12:57AM

Iran Cracks Down as Protests Over Downing of Airliner Grow

By BY FARNAZ FASSIHI AND DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK World Remarkably, some criticism is coming from some within the government’s hard-line power base. New York Times Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters January 13, 2020 at 12:49AM

If the Calendar Says January, Why Does the Thermometer Say May?

By BY VANESSA SWALES U.S. A wave of warm weather across the Northeast broke temperature records and left many people wondering about a “January thaw.” New York Times Weather, Seasons and Months, Winter (Season) January 13, 2020 at 12:40AM

Trump’s Impeachment Team Takes Shape as Trial Looms

By BY MAGGIE HABERMAN U.S. The basic configuration of the president’s defense team has been established, but other aspects have yet to be determined. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Impeachment January 12, 2020 at 11:49PM

Schumer, Eyeing Senate’s Top Job, Navigates Tricky Impeachment Terrain

By BY SHERYL GAY STOLBERG U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, the minority leader, knows the Senate is unlikely to convict President Trump. So he is focusing on what constitutes a fair trial — and trying to put Republicans in a box. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Impeachment January 12, 2020 at 11:40PM

A New Home for French Socialists, on the Periphery of Paris

By BY NORIMITSU ONISHI World France’s cash-strapped Socialist Party was forced to move its headquarters from a Parisian mansion once owned by a princess to a converted factory in the suburbs. New York Times Politics and Government January 12, 2020 at 10:10AM

Libyan Rivals Announce a Truce in the Battle for Tripoli

By BY DECLAN WALSH World Libyan commanders said the cease-fire, first put forward by Turkey and Russia last week, would take effect one minute after midnight on Saturday. New York Times Defense and Military Forces January 12, 2020 at 10:06AM

‘I Lost My Legs’: Wounded in Iraq, He Sued Iran

By BY RICHARD A. OPPEL JR. AND NICHOLAS BOGEL-BURROUGHS U.S. Americans who lost limbs or loved ones in the Iraq war and fought to prove that General Suleimani played a role see justice in his death by a missile strike. New York Times United States Defense and Military Forces, Iraq War (2003-11), Suits and Litigation (Civil) January 12, 2020 at 10:00AM

Los Angeles Rethinks Taxis as Uber and Lyft Dominate the Streets

By BY SUSAN CARPENTER Business The cab business is down 75 percent in less than a decade. The plan is to make taxis a lot more like their app-hailed rivals. New York Times Car Services and Livery Cabs, Taxicabs and Taxicab Drivers, Automobiles, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Airports January 12, 2020 at 10:00AM

Homes That Sold for Around $450,000

By BY C. J. HUGHES Real Estate Recent residential sales in New York City and the region. New York Times Real Estate and Housing (Residential) January 12, 2020 at 10:00AM

Lawmakers Got Lurid Accusations About a State Senator. From His Brother.

By BY LUIS FERRÉ-SADURNÍ New York The State Senator in New York told his Democratic colleagues that the 13-page letter was unequivocally false. New York Times Extortion and Blackmail, Politics and Government, Letters January 12, 2020 at 10:00AM

Trump Took Credit for Lower Cancer Death Rates. Advocates Say Not So Fast.

By BY MICHAEL LEVENSON U.S. President Trump’s recent suggestion that his administration was responsible for the decline drew a rebuttal from the American Cancer Society, which published the findings. New York Times Politics and Government, Cancer, Deaths (Fatalities) January 12, 2020 at 10:00AM

She Hustled to Create Her Art. Then Unemployment Hit.

By BY LAUREN MESSMAN Neediest Cases For years, day jobs helped Carolyn Coleman pursue a career in music. Now job training is helping her get back on track. New York Times January 12, 2020 at 10:00AM

Two States. Eight Textbooks. Two American Stories.

By BY DANA GOLDSTEIN U.S. We analyzed some of the most popular social studies textbooks used in California and Texas. Here’s how political divides shape what students learn about the nation’s history. New York Times Textbooks, Politics and Government, History (Academic Subject), Education (K-12) January 12, 2020 at 10:00AM

Australia’s Leader Calls for Inquiry Into Government Response to Fires

By BY JAMIE TARABAY World In an interview with the local media, Prime Minister Scott Morrison expressed regret but reiterated that economic concerns would still play a key role in climate policies. New York Times Politics and Government, Fires and Firefighters, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Global Warming January 12, 2020 at 08:35AM

In Competition for Top Jobs, in the N.F.L. and Beyond, It Pays to be a White Man

By BY KEN BELSON Sports Only one of five head coach openings in the N.F.L. this off-season has been filled by a person of color, which is how it often goes at the country’s elite organizations. New York Times Football, Hiring and Promotion, Coaches and Managers, Minorities January 12, 2020 at 08:00AM

‘We Lived in Brooklyn, but We Were New York Yankees Fans’

By Unknown Author New York Teenage friends at the ’47 World Series, a windy Manhattan day and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary. New York Times January 12, 2020 at 08:00AM