Latest News North Korea, Stacey Abrams, Philip Roth: Your Wednesday Briefing 2018-05-23T16:50:07.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. The Interpreter: Deep in the Desert, Iran Quietly Advances Missile Technology 2018-05-23T16:48:20.000000000+00:00 Iran’s long-range missile program was thought to be dormant, but researchers see evidence that it may have resumed. Why You Should Stop Being So Hard on Yourself 2018-05-23T16:46:05.000000000+00:00 Self-criticism can take a toll on our minds and bodies. It’s time to ease up. N.F.L. Teams Will Be Fined for Players’ Anthem Kneeling 2018-05-23T16:45:39.000000000+00:00 Owners voted to fine teams if their players do not stand during the national anthem, though players will be allowed to stay in the locker room during if they choose. First Cuba, Now China? An American Falls Ill After ‘Abnormal’ Sounds 2018-05-23T16:42:57.000000000+00:00 The State Department said a U.S. government employee posted in Guangzhou had signs of possible brain injury. But it has not identified a cause. As America Looks Inward, China Looks Up. Way Up. 2018-05-23T16:32:27.000000000+00:00 China’s launch of a satellite this week, part of a mission to the far side of the moon, is but one of its recent endeavors into space. Stacey Abrams Wins Georgia Democratic Primary for Governor, Making History 2018-05-23T16:13:01.000000000+00:00 Ms. Abrams is the first black woman in the U.S. to be a major party’s nominee for governor. A Democrat, Ms. Abrams will test just how much the state’s conservative politics are shifting. Q&A: Stacey Abrams Says She’s ‘Ready to Get to Work’ 2018-05-23T15:38:09.000000000+00:00 Ms. Abrams secured the Democratic nomination for governor of Georgia on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday morning, she spoke to The New York Times about what’s next. Ambitious Plan to Fix New York Subway Is Already Facing Obstacles 2018-05-23T15:15:52.000000000+00:00 The subway’s new leader, Andy Byford, released a plan on Wednesday to save the subway, but politics could get in the way. An Appraisal: Philip Roth, a Born Spellbinder and Peerless Chronicler of Sex and Death 2018-05-23T14:36:37.000000000+00:00 Roth’s work had more rage, more wit, more lust, more talk, and more crosscurrents of thought and emotion than any writer of his time.