Latest NY Region News from the NY Times
- The School Shooting Is Fake. Can It Prepare an Officer for a Real One?
A $50 million facility in upstate New York is trying to teach officers the thing they’ll need most during the next mass shooting: bravery.
- How Erica Jong, Writer, Spends Her Sundays
What gets this best-selling novelist going? Cappuccinos, movies with her grandchildren and her go-to notebook.
- Arbitration Has Come to Senior Living. You Don’t Have to Sign Up.
In the blizzard of paperwork needed to get into a nursing home or assisted living, some residents unwittingly surrender the right to a day in court.
- Trump Is Battling a N.Y. Law Used to Take on Corporate Giants
The lawsuit filed this week by the state’s attorney general, Letitia James, is based on the same statute that was used against Exxon Mobil, Juul and UBS.
- Death at New York State Psychiatric Hospital Investigated as a Homicide
The police said Shakim Devega, a patient at the Brooklyn facility, died from neck trauma, but no official cause has been determined. No charges were filed.
NZ News from UK Guardian
- New Zealand’s motel generation caught between life in limbo and life on the street
Nearly 10,000 New Zealanders are in emergency accommodation in motels, as the cost of living soars and public housing wait lists blow outKristina Reid is trying to make the best of a bad situation. Th …
- Prince and Princess of Wales watch New Zealand troops perform haka – video
New Zealand troops performed the haka Ka Mate, a traditional Māori dance, for the royal couple at a military base in Pirbright, Surrey.The royals were visiting an army training centre to meet soldiers …
- New Zealand ‘suitcase’ murders: South Korea suspect denies charges
The 42-year-old, whose name is suppressed, tells reporters outside police station: ‘I didn’t do it’A woman arrested over the alleged murder of two children whose bodies were discovered in suitcases in …
- Rate of sea level rise around New Zealand doubles in past 60 years
Climate change named as major driver, with up to $14bn in infrastructure at risk from higher sea levelsSea levels around New Zealand rose twice as fast in the past 60 years as they did in the first ha …
- New Zealand avoids recession as eased Covid measures help spur 1.7% GDP growth
After a decline in the previous quarter, the economy rebounded on the back of spending on travel and recreationIncreased spending on travel and leisure driven by eased Covid restrictions has helped he …
- Woman arrested in South Korea over alleged murder of two children found in suitcases in New Zealand
Police in Auckland request extradition of 42-year-old woman to face two charges of murderA 42-year-old woman has been arrested in South Korea for the alleged murder of two children whose bodies were d …
- Carol Burnett Leading Campaign to Rename Theater for Hal Prince
The Majestic Theater has housed “The Phantom of the Opera,” which Prince directed, for the entire 35 years of its run.
- A Welcome Gust of Weird, and Adventures in Shadow Puppetry
“My Onliness” is voluptuous and frenetic, while “This and That” is a slip of a show. Both are pleasingly peculiar.
- The Theater at War
In shows like “The Burnt City,” the chaos of war meets the curated artifice of performance, our critic writes. But “Oresteia” took a different view, and the audience was better for it.
- In ‘Joyce’s Women,’ 2 Great Irish Writers Square Up
Edna O’Brien’s latest stage work, at the Abbey Theater in Dublin, imagines the inner lives of important female figures around James Joyce.