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Trump Is Expected to Endorse Easing Some Mandatory Sentencing Laws
Senators have staked the success of the bipartisan agreement on President Trump, but powerful pockets of opposition remain among some law enforcement officials and conservative lawmakers.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:34:45 GMT)

Justice Dept. Defends Legality of Trump’s Appointment of Acting Attorney General
Though even temporary appointments for high-ranking posts are usually filled by Senate-confirmed officials, the Constitution does not require it, a law enforcement official said.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:01:31 GMT)

Conservative Lawyers Say Trump Has Undermined the Rule of Law
On the eve of the Federalist Society’s annual convention, leading conservative lawyers criticized Trump’s attacks on the justice system and the news media.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:00:12 GMT)

U.K. Cabinet Backs Theresa May’s Brexit Plan
In a rare victory, the prime minister held her party in line. Now, she faces the much tougher task of getting the plan through Parliament.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:43:13 GMT)

Brexit Could Leave Wedding Bouquets Stuck at the Border
From greenhouses in Kenya to auction houses in the Netherlands to florists in London, the shipment of flowers highlights Brexit’s potential disruption to trade.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 05:01:13 GMT)

House Republicans Pick Kevin McCarthy as Their Next Leader
Kevin McCarthy, a California lawmaker and the party’s No. 2 in the chamber, will replace Paul D. Ryan, who is retiring at the end of the year.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:11:46 GMT)

As Florida Recount Swirls, Andrew Gillum Is Taking a Public Stand on Voting Rights
Andrew Gillum conceded the Florida governor election a week ago. But a recount has reopened the race, and he has returned to public appearances across the state.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 03:24:19 GMT)

In Florida Recount Fight, Democratic Lawyer Draws Plaudits and Fire
Marc Elias, a veteran of high-stakes political battles, is a powerful behind-the-scenes operator who has faced criticism from both left and right.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:32:55 GMT)

Amazon’s New York Home Qualifies as ‘Distressed’ Under Federal Tax Law
The Long Island City site was designated as an “opportunity zone,” an incentive created by President Trump’s tax bill to help low-income areas attract investment.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:31:17 GMT)

A $2 Billion Question: Did New York and Virginia Overpay for Amazon?
The states offered tax credits, rebates and other incentives to lure the online retail giant and 25,000 jobs. Neighboring states offered even more.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:46:20 GMT)

New York Is a Genuine Tech Hub (and That Was Before Amazon)
The Bay Area in California remains the nation’s high-tech epicenter. But New York’s tech work force has been growing impressively.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:22:16 GMT)

A Search in Fire-Ravaged California for What No One Wants to Find
In the Northern California town of Paradise, specialists are scouring burned homes for the scores of people still unaccounted for.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:56:06 GMT)

‘We Lost Everything’: Surveying the Camp Fire’s Destruction
Nick Reed’s home is one of the more than 6,000 destroyed in Paradise, Calif.. He drove through his neighborhood to view the damage.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:34:26 GMT)

Neil Young and Miley Cyrus Among Celebrities Who Lost Homes in California Wildfires
The enclaves of the rich and famous who live west of Los Angeles have not been spared by the out-of-control fires.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:28:11 GMT)

A Real Chance at Criminal Justice Reform
Sessions is out. Trump is on board. It’s time to put these necessary changes into action.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:12:29 GMT)

Woozy With Moderation
Can Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado run for president as a centrist?
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:00:06 GMT)

The Huxley Trap
How technology and masturbation tamed the sexual revolution.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:45:04 GMT)

Save Us, Al Gore
Another Florida recount prompts appreciation of a man nothing like Donald Trump.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:42:56 GMT)

I Take Back My Praise of Jeff Flake’s Book
He’s a class act with a faint heart.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 20:52:26 GMT)

The Assault Against Science Continues at the E.P.A.
The agency jettisons expert panels providing guidance on important health and environmental issues.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:55:26 GMT)

End the School Bus Nightmares for New York Families
New York City must build a school bus system that works for the students it is intended to serve.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:47:57 GMT)

How Do You Get Students to Think Like Criminals?
The skills needed for cybersecurity jobs aren’t easy to learn in the classroom.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:09:16 GMT)

The Real Florida Recount Fraud
Republicans’ baseless claims poison the races for governor and senator.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:05:06 GMT)

China and Trump, Listen Up!
Both sides need to be smart and honest about how the countries became economic successes.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 20:06:27 GMT)

Allonzo Trier Was the Basketball Kid on the Cover. Some Fraught Chapters Followed.
Trier, an undrafted rookie for the Knicks, has quickly become a fan favorite. Before that, he was a prodigy on a winding journey through elite youth basketball.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 05:58:38 GMT)

Nonfiction: What It Means to Be ‘Latinx,’ and What That Means for America
Julian Castro, the former San Antonio mayor and Obama cabinet member, reviews Ed Morales’s new book on the diversity and hybridity of Latino identity.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:00:08 GMT)

CNN’s White House Lawsuit Wins Support, Including From Trump Favorite Fox News
The dispute over the press credentials of the network correspondent Jim Acosta has become a potentially significant legal showdown over journalists’ rights.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 18:48:29 GMT)

Judge Rejects $2 Billion Deal to Overhaul City’s Public Housing
The federal judge’s surprise ruling concluded that the agreement designed to fix Nycha’s systemic flaws is not “consistent with the public interest.”
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:21:48 GMT)

Nikolas Cruz, Parkland Shooting Suspect, Is Charged With Assaulting Deputy in Jail
Mr. Cruz, 20, struck a sergeant and took his electroshock weapon in the Florida jail where he is being held, the authorities said.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 18:11:07 GMT)

Part of the Answer to Climate Change May Be America’s Trees and Dirt, Scientists Say
A new study found that the United States could store enough carbon in natural landscapes to offset all the cars and trucks on the road.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:38:52 GMT)

U.K. Ad Highlighting Plight of Orangutans Is Deemed Too ‘Political’ to Air
The animated commercial for the food retailer Iceland, featuring a baby orangutan, noted that the palm oil industry contributed to the destruction of rain forests and habitats.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:56:03 GMT)

Behind a Saudi Prince’s Rise, Two Loyal Enforcers
The killing of Jamal Khashoggi has focused attention on two aides to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who have played key roles in his aggressive acts.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:20:27 GMT)

The New Brothels: How Shady Landlords Play a Key Role in the Sex Trade
As prostitution has moved into residential buildings, a former detective who ran a string of brothels found a partner in one of the city’s worst landlords.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:44:59 GMT)

Return to Campus for Students Who Survived Thousand Oaks Shooting
Students who survived the Borderline shooting talk about that night, gun control and their efforts to move on.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 21:32:44 GMT)

When Hospitals Merge to Save Money, Patients Often Pay More
Rapid consolidation has created powerful groups of hospitals, with organizations dictating prices and fueling health spending in some areas of the country.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 07:30:07 GMT)

How to Tell if Those Black Friday Deals Are Actually Worth Buying
Black Friday and Cyber Monday mean hundreds of online deals, discounts, and in-person doorbusters, but these tips will help you tell which ones are really worth your money.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:49:35 GMT)

More Weird Ways to Use Food to Clean Your Messes
We asked, and you answered.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:50:08 GMT)

Online Photo Printing for the Holidays (and Any Time)
Want to share photos this holiday season (and other times)? We have recommendations for cards, photo books, and photo printing services.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:50:41 GMT)

Michael Douglas Refuses to Age Gracefully in ‘The Kominsky Method’
Playing a shabby acting coach in his first ongoing TV role since the 1970s, the “Wall Street” star confronts the realities of growing older, onscreen and in his own life.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:00:05 GMT)

You Can’t Spell Cher Without Her (and Her and Her)
How three Broadway actresses capture the essence of one superstar: Thank the costumes, “Burlesque” — and white teeth.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:00:04 GMT)

Mike Birbiglia Sounds Off on Cellphones in His Theater
Four times recently he’s stopped his solo Broadway show to make his feelings known — gently but firmly. Getting too angry can backfire.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:00:04 GMT)

Letter from the Editor: T’s Travel Issue: 5 Fairy Tales From Lands Near and Far
We’ve dedicated this issue to a series of fairy tales written exclusively for T — the kinds of stories that will inspire your own adventures, if not of the body, then at least of the mind.
(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 19:05:19 GMT)

Not Everyone Loves Pie. For Them, There’s Cake.
A stunning pumpkin layer cake that’s worthy of the Thanksgiving table.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:08:56 GMT)

How a Former Canadian Spy Helps Wall Street Mavens Think Smarter
Shane Parrish worked for Canada’s Defence Department before he turned to blogging about books. Now titans of finance seek his advice.
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 04:37:16 GMT)

Doctors: Grief as My Guide: How My Sister Made Me a Better Doctor
Even when she was gone, she was present in the patient sitting before me and in the way I was newly able to comfort and reassure her.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:00:00 GMT)

Trilobites: Male Insect Fertility Plummets After Heat Waves
Researchers say that temperature’s effects on sperm production could be one factor behind the decline in the world’s insect populations.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 21:19:07 GMT)

Talk: Dr. Leana Wen Dislikes the Politicization of Health Care
The new president of Planned Parenthood on patient advocacy, conspiracy theories and why it’s insulting when anti-choicers call themselves “pro-life.”
(Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:00:08 GMT)

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