Tag Archives: The New York Times

Front Page: The New York Times – October 2, 2022

Ukraine Forces Retake Lyman, a Strategic City, as Russians Retreat

Russia’s withdrawal from the city comes one day after Moscow illegally annexed the surrounding region.

In Washington, Putin’s Nuclear Threats Stir Growing Alarm

In a gathering Cold War atmosphere, American officials are gaming out responses should Russia resort to battlefield nuclear weapons.

Lawmakers Confront a Rise in Threats and Intimidation, and Fear Worse

Violent political speech has increasingly crossed into the realm of in-person confrontation for members of Congress in both parties, raising the prospect of a disastrous event.

Front Page: The New York Times – October 1, 2022

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With Bluster and Threats, Putin Casts the West as the Enemy

Declaring that Russia would annex four regions of Ukraine, which the West rejects as illegal, the Russian president accused the U.S. and its allies of “despotism’’ and “Satanism.’’

Biden Calls on World to Punish Russia for Attempt to Annex Ukrainian Land

The U.S. imposed new sanctions on Russian officials and companies, and penalized foreign businesses aiding the Russian military. But officials are holding back on energy sanctions.

Front Page: The New York Times – September 30, 2022

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Hurricane Ian’s Staggering Scale of Wreckage Becomes Clear in Florida

The extent of the damage was difficult to comprehend, even for residents who had survived and rebuilt after other powerful storms.

Far From the Coast, Ian Leaves Flooding and Damage Across Florida

The state was battered on both the Gulf and Atlantic coasts, but some residents of inland areas said the damage was not as severe as feared.

‘Putin Is a Fool’: Intercepted Calls Reveal Russian Army in Disarray

Front Page: The New York Times – September 29, 2022

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Ian Bludgeons Southwest Florida With Devastating Winds and Storm Surge

A huge stretch of coastline from Naples to Sarasota appeared severely affected by lapping brown waves that drowned streets, homes and cars as frightened residents sought refuge.

Russian Proxies in Ukraine Push Moscow to Annex Occupied Regions

The requests lent an air of formality to a process condemned by the West. They followed sham referendums in four regions in Ukraine that purported to put voters’ stamp of approval on joining Russia.

Front Page: The New York Times – September 28, 2022

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As Russians Flee, Some Find Draft Notices Waiting at the Border

The Kremlin dispatched federal security forces to frontier border crossings packed with Russian men trying to escape the draft by entering countries like Georgia, Kazakhstan and Mongolia.

Activists Flood Election Offices With Challenges

Groups fueled by right-wing election conspiracy theories are trying to toss tens of thousands of voters from the rolls. “They are just going to beat the system into the ground,” said one election official.

Front Page: The New York Times – September 27, 2022

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The Dollar Is Strong. That Is Good for the U.S. but Bad for the World.

The Federal Reserve may have no choice but to wage a relentless inflation fight, but countries rich and poor are feeling the pain of plunging currencies.

White House Student Loan Forgiveness Could Cost About $400 Billion

The estimate by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office gauged the cost over 30 years, though the bulk of the effects to the economy would be felt over the next decade.

Preview: New York Times Style Magazine – 10.2.2022

In the salon of Il Palazzetto, a print by Giuseppe Capogrossi plays counterpoint to frescoes depicting scenes from Virgil’s Aeneid.
In the salon of Il Palazzetto, a print by Giuseppe Capogrossi plays counterpoint to frescoes depicting scenes from Virgil’s Aeneid.Credit…Danilo Scarpati

An Italian Villa Where Architecture Is a Family Affair

Most homes hold the history of their owners, but Il Palazzetto is as much a monument to its designers as to its inhabitants.

In Malibu, an Inflatable Bungalow for Robert Downey Jr.

The actor’s thin-shell home is at once an aerodynamic oddity and, perhaps, a harbinger of environmentally conscious architecture.

Front Page: The New York Times – September 26, 2022

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Giorgia Meloni Wins Voting in Italy, in Breakthrough for Europe’s Hard Right

Her nationalist party was the top vote-getter, leaving Ms. Meloni poised to be Italy’s first female prime minister and the first with post-Fascist roots.

Factory Jobs Are Booming Like It’s the 1970s

U.S. manufacturing is experiencing a rebound, with companies adding workers amid high consumer demand for products.

Books: The New York Times Book Review – Sept 25, 2022

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The New York Times Book Review – 25 September 2022

Historical Novels With a Few Tricks Up Their Sleeves

Special powers, avian obsession and visions of the future fuel these transporting and entertaining tales. By ALIDA BECKER

When Your Star Has Faded but There’s Time Left to Shine

Jonathan Coe’s novel “Mr. Wilder and Me” explores the late career of a legendary Hollywood director. By BENJAMIN MARKOVITS

Front Page: The New York Times – September 25, 2022

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They Were Entitled to Free Care. Hospitals Hounded Them to Pay.

With the help of a consulting firm, the Providence hospital system trained staff to wring money out of patients, even those eligible for free care.

Whatever Happened to the Starter Home?

The economics of the housing market, and the local rules that shape it, have squeezed out entry-level homes.