Latest NY Region News from the NY Times
- Harvey Weinstein Trial: Jury Suggests It Is Split on 2 Most Serious Charges
The judge told jurors to keep deliberating after they sent a note asking if they could be deadlocked on the top counts, but unanimous on others.
- Ousted Cooper Hewitt Director Calls Investigation a ‘Sham’
In her first public remarks since she was forced to resign, Caroline Baumann said an inquiry that focused on her wedding was unfair and colored by sexism.
- April Bloomfield Returns With a Dinner Series
The chef, in the wake of the sexual harassment scandal at the Spotted Pig, has enlisted fellow cooks to celebrate the Breslin’s 10th anniversary.
- Harvey Weinstein Trial: What Happened This Week
The jurors deliberated and sent the court notes with questions and requests to clarify the law, but they had not reached a verdict.
- How Mexico’s Muralists Lit a Fire Under U.S. Artists
A stupendous show at the Whitney Museum explores the profound impact of Mexican painters — the meeting and mingling that enriched American culture.
NZ News from UK Guardian
- Vested interests in New Zealand politics are too big to ignore – we need a royal commission | Bryce Edwards
Our whole parliamentary and political system is deficient, especially when it comes to how political parties operateWhen two of the three biggest political parties in parliament are being investigated …
- Peter Singer event cancelled in New Zealand after outcry over disability stance
Venue says Singer’s beliefs – which include that parents should be allowed to euthanise disabled newborns – ‘do not reflect our values’An event with Australian philosopher Peter Singer has been cancel …
- 'They allowed the perfect storm': UN expert damns New Zealand's housing crisis
Special rapporteur says successive governments have contributed to what she called a ‘human rights crisis’When Leilani Farha touches down in a new city, the first thing the UN special rapporteur on th …
- Hundreds of thousands of mussels cooked to death on New Zealand beach in heatwave
Northland residents describe ‘heartbreaking’ find as experts warn climate crisis could make it a more frequent sightHundreds of thousands of mussels have been cooked to death on a beach in New Zealand …
- 'Paint is not protection': Wellington cyclists call for safety overhaul after fatality
Soaring popularity of cycling clashes with lack of investment in cycle paths across New ZealandHundreds of cyclists have gathered in Wellington to demand safer infrastructure and more investment from …
- Exempt Chinese students from coronavirus travel ban, New Zealand universities urge
The ban has prevent about 12,000 students from arriving for start of new year, cutting off a lucrative revenue streamNew Zealand universities have called on the government to exempt thousands of Chine …
- Review: In ‘Anatomy of a Suicide,’ Pain in Triplicate
Alice Birch’s cleareyed and comfortless play follows three generations of women tethered to life by the thinnest possible filament.
- 12 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
- ‘Mack & Mabel’ Review: Lights! Camera! Passion!
Jerry Herman’s buoyant score is the highlight of this Encores! production about a troubled silent-movie-era romance.
- ‘West Side Story’ Stalemate: Bernardo’s Staying. So Are Protesters.
What is the proper punishment for #MeToo-era infractions? Demonstrators have been calling for Amar Ramasar’s removal from the cast because of his role in a photo-sharing scandal at City Ballet.