Longtime Face of NBC’s ‘Today’ Is Fired as Complaints Multiply
A1/22, Paragraph 2, Thursday Paper
The downfall of Mr. Lauer, a presence in American living rooms for more than 20 years, adds to a head-spinning string of prominent firings over sexual harassment and abuse allegations.
Britain Doubles Its Cash Offer to E.U. in Brexit Talks
A4, Paragraph 1, Thursday Paper
The proposition that Britain could have its cake and eat it during Brexit, as the foreign secretary Boris Johnson once said, was always dismissed as a fiction by opponents.
Cliche: Have its cake and eat it
Vatican on Defensive as Pope Wraps Up Myanmar Visit
A6, Paragraph 1, Thursday Paper
In his last full day in Myanmar, Pope Francis sought to pivot away from politics and the disappointment over his decision to avoid mentioning the persecuted Rohingya Muslims and to find safer ground in Catholic liturgy and inter-religious dialogue.
Cliche: Find safer ground