Showing posts from January 17, 2020

Conor McGregor and U.F.C. Attempt a Shift Away from Heel Status

By BY MORGAN CAMPBELL Sports With some selective spin, the mixed-martial arts promotion has been billing its biggest star as past most of his legal troubles since a loss in October 2018. New York Times Mixed Martial Arts January 18, 2020 at 06:00AM

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Seven Worlds, One Planet’ and ‘Little America’

By BY SARA ARIDI Arts A new nature series debuts on four cable networks, and Apple TV Plus highlights immigrant stories in “Little America.” New York Times Movies, Television January 18, 2020 at 06:00AM

Donations Are Pouring Into Australia. Now What?

By BY ISABELLA KWAI World As people around the world respond to the fire crisis, organizations find themselves trying to efficiently distribute tens of millions of dollars. New York Times Philanthropy, Wildfires, Fires and Firefighters, Global Warming January 18, 2020 at 05:52AM

Quotation of the Day: Tech Giants ‘Bullied’ Us, Rivals Testify

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Saturday, January 18, 2020. New York Times January 18, 2020 at 05:35AM

Democrats Release More Material From Lev Parnas on Ukraine Campaign

By BY KENNETH P. VOGEL U.S. Texts raised more questions about information suggesting that the United States ambassador to Ukraine was under surveillance. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, United States International Relations January 18, 2020 at 04:06AM

In Oval Office Meeting, Trump Expresses Regret on Vaping Policy

By BY MAGGIE HABERMAN U.S. The president interrupted a meeting with campaign advisers to scold his health and human services secretary about the administration’s ban on most flavored e-cigarettes. New York Times E-Cigarettes, Recalls and Bans of Products January 18, 2020 at 02:57AM

Leisure Activity for Which You Need Glasses

By BY CAITLIN LOVINGER Crosswords & Games Ryan McCarty asks that we look at things a bit differently. New York Times Crossword Puzzles January 18, 2020 at 02:40AM

Impeachment Briefing: Team Trump

By BY NOAH WEILAND U.S. Mr. Trump’s defense team includes some of his favorite television personalities and several of his personal lawyers. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry January 18, 2020 at 01:28AM

War Has Ripple Effects

By BY KARIE FUGETT Opinion I am a military widow. I know what the true cost of conflict is. New York Times United States Defense and Military Forces, Deaths (Fatalities), Addiction (Psychology), Opioids and Opiates, Veterans, Widows and Widowers January 18, 2020 at 01:28AM

Eminem Faces Backlash Over Lyrics About Deadly Attack at Ariana Grande Concert

By BY SANDRA E. GARCIA Arts The mayor of Manchester, England, said a new song by the rapper was “unnecessarily hurtful and deeply disrespectful.” New York Times Manchester Arena Bombing (May, 2017), Rap and Hip-Hop, Pop and Rock Music, Terrorism January 17, 2020 at 11:06PM

Can Anyone Save the G.O.P.?

By BY BRET STEPHENS Opinion Bill Weld tries a Granite State carom shot. New York Times January 18, 2020 at 12:44AM

What to Know About the Virginia Gun Rally

By BY SARAH MERVOSH U.S. The governor declared a state of emergency and the F.B.I. has made several arrests. Here’s what you need to know ahead of Monday’s rally. New York Times Gun Control, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Richmond, Va, Gun Rally (January, 2020) January 18, 2020 at 12:29AM

How Trump Is Spreading a Conspiracy Theory About Pelosi, Biden and Sanders

By BY ANNIE KARNI AND JEREMY W. PETERS U.S. President Trump claims Nancy Pelosi has intentionally undermined Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign by delaying the impeachment trial. Mr. Sanders denounced that theory on Friday. New York Times Rumors and Misinformation, Presidential Election of 2020, Presidential Election of 2016 January 18, 2020 at 12:29AM

Jane Raskin, Who Helped Trump in Mueller Inquiry, Joins President’s Defense Team

By BY MAGGIE HABERMAN U.S. Ms. Raskin, who worked in the Justice Department in the Reagan administration, has been a constant but little-known presence in Mr. Trump’s orbit since the Mueller inquiry. New York Times Trump-Ukraine Whistle-Blower Complaint and Impeachment Inquiry, Impeachment, Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates January 18, 2020 at 12:22AM

The N.B.A. Embraces a ‘Trash’ Defense

By BY MARC STEIN Sports Zone schemes draw their share of cynicism, but pro teams are using them more often and finding success. New York Times Basketball, Coaches and Managers January 18, 2020 at 12:02AM

No, Mr. President, It Does Really Matter

By BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Opinion Trump has no clear rationale for killing Iran’s top general, or for much of his foreign policy. New York Times Targeted Killings, United States Politics and Government January 17, 2020 at 11:57PM

How Much Warmer Was Your City in 2019?

By BY K.K. REBECCA LAI World In a database of more than 3,500 cities compiled by AccuWeather, about 83 percent saw average temperatures higher than normal last year. New York Times Weather January 17, 2020 at 11:52PM