Showing posts from September 27, 2021

Word of the Day: amenable

By BY THE LEARNING NETWORK The Learning Network This word has appeared in 86 articles on in the past year. Can you use it in a sentence? New York Times September 28, 2021 at 06:00AM

Stephen Colbert Projects Joe Biden Is Still President

By BY TRISH BENDIX Arts The “Late Show” host celebrated the results of an Arizona audit that confirmed Trump’s 2020 loss. New York Times Television September 28, 2021 at 05:48AM

Corrections: Sept. 28, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. New York Times September 28, 2021 at 04:18AM

Quotation of the Day: Haitians Gamble on U.S. After Trying to Make a Life in Chile

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Tuesday, September 28, 2021. New York Times September 28, 2021 at 04:17AM

Your Tuesday Briefing

By BY NATASHA FROST Briefing The race to form Germany’s next government. New York Times September 28, 2021 at 03:58AM

R. Kelly Found Guilty on All Counts

By BY LUCAS LILIEHOLM, ANG LI AND SAMEEN AMIN U.S. The singer was convicted of federal racketeering and sex trafficking charges for a decades-long scheme to recruit women and underage girls for sex. Once one of the biggest names in popular music, he could face decades in prison. New York Times Women and Girls, Child Abuse and Neglect September 28, 2021 at 02:22AM

Canada Doubles Its Afghan Refugee Resettlement Target to 40,000 People

By BY RICK GLADSTONE AND IAN AUSTEN World The official announcement was made by Canada’s foreign minister on Monday evening, speaking at the United Nations General Assembly. New York Times Refugees and Displaced Persons, Immigration and Emigration September 28, 2021 at 02:16AM

What’s New?

By BY RACHEL FABI Crosswords & Games Meghan Morris makes her New York Times Crossword debut. New York Times Crossword Puzzles September 28, 2021 at 02:00AM

Man Who Blackmailed Girls to Send Explicit Images Is Sentenced to 20 Years

By BY VIMAL PATEL U.S. Joshua Henry Punt, 39, posed online as a teenager and preyed on girls ranging in age from 12 to 16 in states across the country, the federal authorities said. New York Times Child Pornography, Sex Crimes September 28, 2021 at 01:53AM

A.C.L.U. Apologizes for Tweet That Altered Quote by Justice Ginsburg

By BY MICHAEL POWELL U.S. The organization acknowledged that changing references from women to people was a mistake — albeit a well-intentioned one. New York Times Language and Languages September 28, 2021 at 01:48AM


By BY EMILY CHAN AND SAMMI ZHENG World 中国限制非医学堕胎引发民众担忧;中左翼政党赢得德国大选;塔利班禁止女性进入大学学习工作;瑞士同性婚姻合法化……这里是今日要闻。 New York Times September 28, 2021 at 01:47AM

SoCal Gas agrees to pay up to $1.8 billion to settle claims from nation’s biggest gas leak.

By BY IVAN PENN Business The natural gas leak, in 2015, forced thousands of people from their homes in an area of Los Angeles. New York Times Hazardous and Toxic Substances, Natural Gas, Suits and Litigation (Civil), Regulation and Deregulation of Industry September 28, 2021 at 01:20AM

Review: ‘A Commercial Jingle for Regina Comet’ Is Missing a Few Notes

By BY ELISABETH VINCENTELLI Theater In this new musical, a singer’s future hangs on one song, but entrusting it to an inexperienced songwriting team is not, perhaps, the shrewdest choice. New York Times Theater September 28, 2021 at 12:30AM

Bolsonaro’s wife was vaccinated during their visit to New York for the U.N.G.A.

By BY RICK GLADSTONE World The president of Brazil began his visit by defying a U.N. honor system requiring proof of vaccination, and four members of his entourage have tested positive. New York Times September 28, 2021 at 12:14AM

North Korea Launches Projectile as Country’s Envoy Speaks at U.N.

By BY CHOE SANG-HUN World The launch came just three days after the sister of North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, said the country would consider holding a meeting with the South and declaring an official end to the Korean War. New York Times Defense and Military Forces, United States International Relations, Korean War September 28, 2021 at 12:13AM

The A.C.L.U. Errs on R.B.G.

By BY MICHELLE GOLDBERG Opinion A bad tweet reveals a rift over gender and reproduction. New York Times Women and Girls, Women's Rights, Transgender and Transsexuals, Abortion, Roe v Wade (Supreme Court Decision) September 28, 2021 at 12:04AM

Most N.B.A. players are vaccinated, but skeptics speak out.

By BY SOPAN DEB Sports New York Times September 28, 2021 at 12:00AM

Activision to pay $18 million settlement over workplace misconduct.

By BY KELLEN BROWNING Technology The complaint by a federal agency followed several other legal actions taken against the game maker, which has been accused of sexual harassment and discrimination. New York Times Sexual Harassment, Workplace Hazards and Violations, Computer and Video Games September 27, 2021 at 11:36PM

Latest Spat for Miami’s Top Cop: Comparing City Leaders to Cuban Dictators

By BY PATRICIA MAZZEI U.S. Chief Art Acevedo was a flashy hire when he arrived in Miami six months ago. Now his job is in peril after a series of clashes with city commissioners. New York Times Police Reform, Police September 27, 2021 at 11:09PM

R. Kelly will be sentenced in May, as other criminal charges move forward.

By BY REBECCA DAVIS O’BRIEN New York Mr. Kelly faces 10 years to life in prison for his conviction on federal racketeering and sex trafficking charges in Brooklyn. He still is under indictment in two other states. New York Times Sex Crimes, Racketeering and Racketeers September 27, 2021 at 10:42PM