Latest News Desert Ambush in Egypt on Security Convoy Kills at Least 59 2017-10-21T15:44:45.000000000+00:00 Gunmen fired bullets and rockets on Egyptian police officers and security officials as they drove toward what was believed to be an Islamist hide-out. Spain Will Remove Catalan Leader, Prime Minister Announces 2017-10-21T15:40:03.000000000+00:00 Mariano Rajoy said that Madrid would take control of the independence-minded region, pushing out its separatist administration. Article 155: The ‘Nuclear Option’ That Could Let Spain Seize Catalonia 2017-10-21T15:26:07.000000000+00:00 After Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy held a cabinet meeting Saturday, he announced a decision to oust the Catalan leader and to call new elections in the independence-minded region. Trump Says He Will Release Final Set of Documents on Kennedy Assassination 2017-10-21T15:06:55.000000000+00:00 A 1992 law that sought to quell conspiracy theories about the killing mandated the release of the secret documents by Oct. 26 of this year. Trump Rules: Why Has the E.P.A. Shifted on Toxic Chemicals? An Industry Insider Helps Call the Shots 2017-10-21T14:06:23.000000000+00:00 A scientist who worked for the chemical industry now shapes policy on hazardous chemicals. Within the E.P.A., there is fear that public health is at risk. (At right, a signing ceremony for new rules on toxic chemicals.) W.H.O. Names Mugabe a ‘Good-Will Ambassador,’ and the World Balks 2017-10-21T13:59:19.000000000+00:00 The decision outraged medical professionals, rights groups and others who took to social media to call it an “insult” and “a sick joke.” I.R.S. Says It Will Reject Tax Returns that Lack Health Insurance Disclosure 2017-10-21T12:53:13.000000000+00:00 The agency says it won’t accept individual tax returns that don’t meet requirements under the Affordable Care Act. With...Susan Fowler: Uber’s Whistle-Blower Is Developing a Movie and Having a Baby 2017-10-21T12:33:31.000000000+00:00 In her first interview since the essay that started a wave of sexual-harassment revelations, Susan Fowler tells her life story and looks to the future. The E.P.A.’s Top 10 Toxic Threats, and Industry’s Pushback 2017-10-21T12:16:13.000000000+00:00 The Environmental Protection Agency published a list of potential threats it would evaluate first under a new law. Interest groups are lining up in opposition. High School Students Explain Why They Protest Anthems and Pledges 2017-10-21T12:12:49.000000000+00:00 Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit or take a knee during the national anthem exploded into a national conversation about race. Here, high school students tell us why they sit or kneel during the national anthem or the Pledge of Allegiance — or why they stand and participate.