Latest News Yankees 5, Astros 0 | Yankees lead series, 3-2: Yankees Overcome a Nemesis as Masahiro Tanaka Stifles the Astros 2017-10-19T03:14:59.000000000+00:00 Houston’s Dallas Keuchel, who had shut down the Yankees in two other playoff starts, did not last five innings in Game 5 of the A.L.C.S., while Tanaka allowed just three hits over seven innings. Struggle Over Kirkuk Puts the U.S. and Iran on the Same Side 2017-10-19T03:08:43.000000000+00:00 Kurdish and Iraqi forces, both armed by the Americans, fought each other in Kirkuk. Analysts think Iran played a key role in the dispute’s resolution. News Analysis: With Loss of Its Caliphate, ISIS May Return to Guerrilla Roots 2017-10-19T03:04:52.000000000+00:00 With the fall of its capital and loss of territory, the Islamic State may be reeling but not vanquished. U.S. Must Allow Undocumented 17-Year-Old to Have Abortion, Judge Says 2017-10-19T02:40:04.000000000+00:00 Lawyers for the teenager accused federal officials of blocking her access to an abortion by not letting her leave a Texas shelter. Trump’s Condolence Call to Soldier’s Widow Ignites an Imbroglio 2017-10-19T02:20:28.000000000+00:00 A furious back-and-forth turned what can be an emotionally wrenching encounter into an ugly spectacle between the president and a bereaved citizen. Asia and Australia Edition: Xi Jinping, Rohingya, Islamic State: Your Thursday Briefing 2017-10-19T02:17:54.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Is Trump Violating the Constitution? In Absentia, He Defends Himself in Court 2017-10-19T01:48:20.000000000+00:00 At issue is whether the Trump Hotel in Washington violates a provision banning federal officials from accepting economic benefits from governments at home or abroad. Op-Ed Columnist: The Trumpist Case for Janet Yellen 2017-10-19T01:42:13.000000000+00:00 For his own sake, the president should reappoint the Federal Reserve chairwoman. American Express C.E.O. Ken Chenault to Step Down 2017-10-19T01:35:17.000000000+00:00 Mr. Chenault, who has led American Express since 2001, is one of corporate America’s few black chief executives. Deal on North Carolina Bathroom Law Would Expand Transgender Protections 2017-10-19T01:32:44.000000000+00:00 Gov. Roy Cooper and transgender rights advocates said they had drawn up a settlement on the state’s longstanding bathroom dispute.