Latest NY Region News from the NY Times
- America Is So Hot That …
Sweaty snapshots from across the country.
- Heat Wave N.Y.C.: OZY Fest, Triathlon Canceled
Friday: Here’s what you need to know about the high temperatures this weekend.
- New York City Triathlon Canceled This Year, but Will Still Be in July in 2020
The decision to cancel it came a day after Mayor de Blasio urged race directors not to hold the event on Sunday, when temperatures in the high 90s are expected.
- New York Live Arts Lineup Puts the Focus on Community
“We’re asking the question: ‘Where is the poetry in social change,’” said Bill T. Jones.
- Years Before Black Lives Matter, 41 Shots Killed Him
The mother of Amadou Diallo became an activist after his death in New York. The Eric Garner case brings painful reminders.
NZ News from UK Guardian
- Jacinda Ardern says deportation of Kiwis isn't 'fair dinkum' after Scott Morrison meeting
New Zealand prime minister says deportations are damaging relations with Australia, but Peter Dutton defends policyAustralia’s deportation of criminals with almost no connection to New Zealand isn’t “ …
- 'Biggest explosion ever': New Zealand house destroyed in gas blast – video
Video footage posted to Facebook by James Looyer shows a suburban house lying in ruins after a gas explosion in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday. Six people were injured and dozens of ho …
- Jacinda Ardern prime minister of Australasia? If only it was that simple | Nicholas Reece
New Zealand has a long history of outstanding policy innovation and political leadership. Australia could learn a lot from itThe good and the great of Melbourne packed in to the town hall on Thursday …
- Jacinda Ardern urges leaders to widen their definition of ‘prosperity’ – video
New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has given an address at the Melbourne Town Hall about how her government is dealing with an environment of growing uncertainty and declining trust in governme …
- I was Insta-famous and it was one of the worst things to happen in my 20s | Verity Johnson
You get trapped in your own triviality, in the mind numbing packaging and distribution of the minutiae of your dayNothing messes you up quite so royally as becoming Insta-famous.It’s just as bad as ge …
- Plan to open gun megastore in Christchurch prompts concern
Gun City, which sold weapons to man accused of mosque attack, plans new outletThe New Zealand retailer Gun City, which sold weapons to the man accused of shootings at two Christchurch mosques that kil …
- Langston Hughes Sings in ‘The Black Clown’
Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival presents a music-theater adaptation of one of the poet’s dramatic monologues.
- At Avignon Festival, Competition Comes From the Fringe
An underwhelming official lineup led many festivalgoers to branch out into the less well-known complimentary program.
- Review: Black Lives Trapped in a Reimagined ‘Penal Colony’
Miranda Haymon’s play relocates Kafka’s horrific tale of punishment to a contemporary world where African-American men are expendable entertainment.
- Review: Chekhov’s ‘Three Sisters,’ Now with Upspeak and Emojis
Halley Feiffer’s “Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow” turns the master’s refined Russians into “Mean Girls.”