Latest News Robert Mugabe, in Speech to Zimbabwe, Refuses to Say if He Will Resign 2017-11-19T20:04:09.000000000+00:00 Party leaders had given the embattled president until noon Monday to resign or face impeachment in Parliament, but the president said he would preside over a party congress in a few weeks. Asia and Australia Edition: Manus Island, Toshiba, Zimbabwe: Your Monday Briefing 2017-11-19T19:58:14.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. He Took On the Voting Rights Act and Won. Now He’s Taking On Harvard. 2017-11-19T19:17:35.000000000+00:00 Edward Blum, who has orchestrated more than two dozen lawsuits challenging racial preference laws, is now fighting affirmative action in the Ivies. Trump Blasts LaVar Ball: ‘I Should Have Left Them in Jail!’ 2017-11-19T19:08:26.000000000+00:00 A day after Ball downplayed President Trump’s involvement in getting three U.C.L.A. players safely out of China, the president fired back on Twitter. Mel Tillis, Country Star Known for His Songs and His Stutter, Dies at 85 2017-11-19T17:58:35.000000000+00:00 Mr. Tillis found a way to turn his speech impediment into an asset by getting audiences to laugh along with him. The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: A Special Episode for Kids 2017-11-19T17:51:51.000000000+00:00 Starting next year, girls can decide whether to become a girl scout or a boy scout. But a handful of girls — kind of secretly — have already made that decision. ‘Saturday Night Live’ Takes Aim at Al Franken, an ‘S.N.L.’ Alumnus 2017-11-19T17:24:29.000000000+00:00 “S.N.L.,” where Senator Al Franken became famous as a comedy writer and performer, used its “Weekend Update” segment to criticize him over recent allegations of sexual misconduct. Why People in Mississippi Have to Watch the Giants 2017-11-19T16:06:54.000000000+00:00 The process of determining which N.F.L. games will be shown in which TV markets can be simple — unless there’s flexing, cross flexing, prime flexing, mandatory pullouts... Azzedine Alaïa, Fashion’s Most Independent Designer, Is Dead at 82 2017-11-19T16:05:30.000000000+00:00 Mr. Alaïa insisted on his freedom and worked, argued and cooked on his own schedule. Playlist: The Playlist: Demi Lovato Seeks Her ‘Despacito’ and 9 More New Songs 2017-11-19T15:26:19.000000000+00:00 Hear the tracks that caught our critics' attention this week, from two Spanish-English team-ups to a surprise from Jaden Smith.