New York Times

Addiction, opioid crisis to be discussed at affordable housing conference

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Talk of the opioid crisis has made its way into Canada’s largest affordable housing conference.<p>Dean Pogas with the BC …

Housing

Is Photography/Modeling Next Industry to Be Investigated?

The New York Times is said to be working on an investigative piece about abuses in the photography/modeling industry.<p><b>IMAGE MAKERS:</b> According to …

Condé Nast

Senator Close to Clinton Makes Comment on Bill’s Sexual History. This Will Make Hillary Furious

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) has deep ties to Hillary Clinton.<p>When Bill Clinton was president, she was an lawyer for the Department of Housing and …

Hillary Clinton

Liberal Jokes to Show How SF You Are This Thanksgiving

Diffuse conflict with your right-wing relatives<p>Tis the season of spending long days traveling only to sit at a table with your family and eat a …

San Francisco Bay Area

This Brave Afghan Policeman’s ‘Hug’ Stopped A Suicide Bomber From Killing More People

Few people carry out their duties with such daunting and unwavering spirit that it automatically inspires respect from the masses.An Afghan policeman …

Terrorism

A new phone comes out. Yours slows down. A conspiracy? No.

Brian X. Chen, New York Times:<p>It happens every year: Apple releases new iPhones, and then hordes of people groan about their older iPhones slowing to …

Guardian, NYT Paint Power-Grabbing Saudi Dictator as Roguish, Visionary ‘Reformer’

<b>by Adam Johnson</b><p><i>The Guardian (11/5/17) reported that de facto Saudi ruler Mohammed bin Salman “is willing to take on the kingdom’s most powerful</i> …

Middle East

The Best Interactive “Copy-Edit This!” Grammar Quizzes In The New York Times

a href=”https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/files/2017/04/copyedithis-20f8sdz.jpg”><p>Awhile back, I shared a neat interactive at The New York Times …

Grammar

Watch Boston Robotics' Atlas robot nail a backflip

Lucky for us they don't allow robots in the Olympics.<p>If you're the sort of person who worries that robots are about to take over the world, you won't get much reassurance from a new YouTube video. It shows Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot deftly performing a series of box jumps before pausing briefly …

Robots

Moore Often Sided with Defendants in Sex Crimes Cases

“Democrats and news outlets have noted, sometimes with scandalous subtext, that Mr. Moore dissented from the Alabama Supreme Court’s majority in …

Alabama Supreme Court

You Can Record Your Love Story for the New York Times' "Modern Love" Podcast on Saturday

From ancient fables to saucy newspaper and magazine columns, love stories have always been a source of entertainment. But none quite capture the …

Washington D.C.

The Criminal Justice System Stalks Black People Like Meek Mill

Jay Z, writing for The New York Times:On the surface, this may look like the story of yet another criminal rapper who didn’t smarten up and is back …

Music

The Most Important Things You Need To Know On Friday 11/17

By T. S. Obiech,Scott Laffey Published: November 17th, 2017

Humor

The New York Times tried to explain sari fashion — and became the laughingstock of India

When I think of my mother, who died when I was 13, I often think of her saris. The freshly starched handloom cottons for the overwhelming heat of an Indian summer, the patchwork riot of intricately hand-woven colored silk for winter, the shimmering brocades for a big wedding and the pastel chiffons …

Opinion

Today’s biggest threat to democracy isn’t fake news—it’s selective facts

There are two contrasting stories that vividly show the benefits and downsides of illegal immigration in America: that of the immigrants who are making the country a better, more inclusive place, and those who are destroying the cultural values on which the US is predicated.<p>During the 2016 US …

Big Ideas

Four Lessons Roger Federer Can Teach Us About Leadership and Success

The tennis ace's strong leadership is a key reason for both his career and business success.<p>Roger Federer's career is extraordinarynot only for its success but for its longevity. At thegrand old tennis age of 36, Federer remains at the top of his game. This week, he is competing in the 2017 ATP …

Tennis

Moore v Trump: the sexual misconduct allegations – and the responses

The sexual misconduct allegations against Roy Moore have revived interest in accusations against Donald Trump, made before last year’s election<p>Spot the difference. The allegations of sexual misconduct against Alabama politician Roy Moore, who is running for the US Senate, have revived interest in …

Politics

Jerry Jones vs. Roger Goodell: The battle for the NFL's soul

Jerry Jones is not backing down in his duel with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Long after a Super Bowl winner is crowned, these two NFL heavyweights may still be going at it.<p>And the battle could get messy.<p>Jones, the fiery, outspoken owner of the Dallas Cowboys, has threatened to sue the NFL and …

Roger Goodell

The Last Word: Michael Moore on Trump, Springsteen and Where We're Headed

The documentary filmmaker rips into the New York Times and says that POTUS still has a very good shot at winning a second term<p>On July 21st, 2016 – at …

George W. Bush

Bret Stephens equates anti-Zionists with white nationalists in the ‘New York Times’

Here is a clever but repellent variation of hasbara, or propaganda for Israel: <i>New York Times</i> columnist Bret Stephens equates Jewish Voice for Peace …

Israeli Palestinian Conflict

The House Has Passed A $1.5 Trillion Tax Overhaul, Which Is Set To Clash With The Senate’s Version

SEEN JUST NOW ON C-SPAN … 227-205: House passes GOP #TaxReform bill HR 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. pic.twitter.com/KXLedxwj7X— CSPAN (@cspan) November 16, 2017<p>Republicans grew one step closer to securing the first major legislative achievement of the Trump presidency after the House passed a GOP …

News (U.S.)

Widow blames nurse for provoking ex-husband’s suicide

The ex-wife of a prominent Upper East Side oncologist who committed suicide blasted his thieving nurse Thursday for hastening his untimely end.<p>“You …

Manhattan

US Troops Taught For Years Child Sex Abuse Is ‘Culturally Accepted’ In Afghanistan

U.S. troops deploying to Afghanistan were taught for years that child sex abuse is a “culturally accepted practice” in the country, and were provided …

explicit

Reason why phones feel sluggish after new model release iphoneX

Have you ever noticed your phone's sluggish behaviour conveniently coincides with the release of a brand new model?<p>Well, you're not alone.<p>Over the …

IPhone X

Woman who allegedly impersonated New York Times reporter asked about ho-hum topics

Dress professionally. Show up at a lofty-sounding panel discussion. Stand up when the moderator opens the floor to questions. Grab a microphone. Ask a semi-decent, relevant question. Identify yourself as being from the New York Times, even though your byline has never graced its pages.<p>Who’s going …

Opinion

Hundreds of immigrants will get to resubmit DACA renewals originally rejected as “late”

It’s the Trump administration’s biggest reversal on immigration policy to date.<p>Many immigrants who did everything right to reapply for one last round of protection under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — but missed the deadline due to circumstances beyond their control — are …

Immigration

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

<b>UNITED STATES</b><p><i>Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources, including today’s simple MapMaker Interactive map.</i><p>Navigate today’s MapMaker …

Archaeology

Book Trailer Thursday: READ THE BOOK, LEMMINGS! DONE

The team behind the New York Times bestselling <i>Wolfie the Bunny</i> and <i>Horrible Bear!</i> is back with new Arctic characters in this hilarious learn-to-read …

Trailers

The 60-Minute Morning Routine a Productivity Expert Lives By

While we've looked to countless successful businesswomen, actresses, and health professionals for their foolproof morning routines, who better to …

Productivity

Trump slams 'dumb' New York Times over foreign policy

President Donald Trump took jabs at the "naive" and "dumb" New York Times on Wednesday, saying the newspaper is “weak and ineffective” on foreign policy.<p>“It is actually hard to believe how naive (or dumb) the Failing @nytimes is when it comes to foreign policy...weak and ineffective!” the president …

Politics