Latest News French President’s Next Target: The Railroads. Strikes Loom. 2018-03-21T20:22:54.000000000+00:00 Emmanuel Macron is hoping to win where others failed by reducing railway workers’ benefits, part of a plan to reshape the economy and society. Asia and Australia Edition: Austin, North Korea, Cambridge Analytica: Your Thursday Briefing 2018-03-21T20:21:54.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Vows Action to Bolster Data Privacy 2018-03-21T20:18:03.000000000+00:00 In his first public statements on a Facebook data privacy scandal, Mr. Zuckerberg said “there’s more to do, and we need to step up and do it.” Russia, Praised for Scrapping Chemical Weapons, Now Under Watchdog’s Gaze 2018-03-21T20:12:17.000000000+00:00 Six months ago, chemical weapons experts celebrated Russia’s disarmament. Now they are investigating Britain’s allegation of a secret weapons program. Live Briefing: Snowstorm Pummels Eastern Seaboard 2018-03-21T20:09:22.000000000+00:00 Planes are grounded and trains are canceled as snow spreads from Washington to Boston. Peru’s President Offers Resignation in Vote-Buying Scandal 2018-03-21T20:02:39.000000000+00:00 Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, in office since 2016, was battered by secretly recorded tapes showing votes being exchanged for money and favors. Op-Ed Contributor: The Refugees in New York’s Hotel Rooms 2018-03-21T19:55:32.000000000+00:00 Puerto Ricans like me are stranded here. It can hardly be called living; it’s barely surviving. Op-Ed Contributor: An End to the Class vs. Race Debate 2018-03-21T19:54:45.000000000+00:00 A new study rebuts a widely shared view that racial disparities in social mobility are economic inequalities in disguise. Efforts to Secure Elections Moving Too Slow, Senators Tell Homeland Security Chief 2018-03-21T19:50:20.000000000+00:00 “When I listen to your testimony, I hear no sense of urgency to really get on top of this issue,” one member of the Senate Intelligence Committee told Kirstjen Nielsen. Fed Raises Interest Rates for Sixth Time Since Financial Crisis 2018-03-21T19:43:12.000000000+00:00 The Federal Reserve, buoyed by a strengthening economy, raised rates for a sixth time in three years and indicated another two increases are still expected this year.