Latest News Trump Adds Cautious Support to Changes to Background Checks for Gun Buyers 2018-02-20T03:31:50.000000000+00:00 The White House press secretary said that Mr. Trump had spoken to Senator John Cornyn, Republican of Texas, about legislation to revamp background checks. German Olympians Drink a Lot of (Nonalcoholic) Beer, and Win a Lot of Gold Medals 2018-02-20T03:28:19.000000000+00:00 The brewery Krombacher has supplied about 1,000 gallons of nonalcoholic beer to the athletes’ village. It’s commonly consumed as a sports drink in Germany. On Olympics: At Ice Dancing, Wardrobe Malfunction Overshadows a Clash of Styles 2018-02-20T02:22:16.000000000+00:00 Skating through a wardrobe malfunction, the French ice dancers Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron offered an ethereal challenge to the Canadian leaders. Op-Ed Contributor: Coal’s Continuing Decline 2018-02-20T02:09:19.000000000+00:00 New signs that, despite President Trump’s campaign promise, this fossil fuel won’t be back. In Ukraine, Corruption Is Now Undermining the Military 2018-02-20T01:57:27.000000000+00:00 A surge in spending on the armed forces has opened new avenues for the graft and cronyism that many see as Ukraine’s most dangerous enemy. White House Memo: White House Seeks to Move On From Abuse Scandal. But What Did It Learn? 2018-02-20T01:43:19.000000000+00:00 A better-not-to-know approach in the White House allowed the Rob Porter problem to fester and raises questions about whether officials are capable of creating a better system. Rob Porter’s Charisma and Ambition Disguised Flare-ups of Anger 2018-02-20T01:43:11.000000000+00:00 The White House aide who resigned in a domestic abuse scandal that engulfed the White House was known for his ambition at Harvard and on Capitol Hill. Günter Blobel, Nobel Laureate Who Found Cell ‘ZIP Codes,’ Dies at 81 2018-02-20T01:32:07.000000000+00:00 Dr. Blobel, at Rockefeller University, discovered that proteins in any given cell carry signals that guide them to where they can do their beneficial job. The Arrest Was a Bust. The Officers Got Overtime Anyway. 2018-02-20T01:32:07.000000000+00:00 A federal trial in Brooklyn is set to explore the issue of so-called collars for dollars. The implications could be far-reaching. After Florida School Shooting, Russian ‘Bot’ Army Pounced 2018-02-20T01:10:48.000000000+00:00 Twitter accounts suspected of having links to Russia were focused on Robert Mueller. But after news broke about the shooting, they quickly changed their focus.