Latest News In Spite of Executive Order, Cuomo Takes Campaign Money From State Appointees 2018-02-24T23:31:14.000000000+00:00 Gov. Andrew Cuomo has reinterpreted an executive directive, enabling him to receive about $890,000 from people he has appointed to state boards. U.N. Security Council Votes in Favor of Syria Cease-Fire After Week of Bloodshed 2018-02-24T23:27:00.000000000+00:00 The Council approved an immediate 30-day cease-fire after a recent bombardment of the Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta killed hundreds of civilians. 2 Weeks After Trump Blocked It, Democrats’ Rebuttal of G.O.P. Memo Is Released 2018-02-24T23:20:44.000000000+00:00 House Democrats made public a heavily redacted memo that was drafted to counter Republican claims of surveillance abuses against a former Trump campaign aide. Trump Endorses G.O.P. Fight to Keep Gerrymandered Congressional Map 2018-02-24T22:46:13.000000000+00:00 President Trump, calling the Pennsylvania ruling “very unfair to Republicans and to our country,” said that the decision should be appealed to the Supreme Court. After a Massacre, a Question of One More Death: The Gunman’s 2018-02-24T22:22:45.000000000+00:00 Nikolas Cruz’s guilty plea would spare his life and the community a lengthy trial. Will the prosecutor take him up on it? A List of the Companies Cutting Ties With the N.R.A. 2018-02-24T22:13:00.000000000+00:00 Several companies — including Delta Air Lines and MetLife — have ended partnerships with the National Rifle Association after the mass shooting in Parkland, Fla. The True Source of the N.R.A.’s Clout: Mobilization, Not Donations 2018-02-24T22:08:03.000000000+00:00 The group is often perceived by opponents as bankrolling its preferred candidates. But its influence is derived from a muscular electioneering machine. News Analysis: Mueller Is Gaining Steam. Should Trump Worry? 2018-02-24T21:16:40.000000000+00:00 President Trump and his aides say they are not worried because none of the charges implicate the president. Yet the inquiry seems to be leading to a larger, as yet undefined, goal. News Analysis: Why People Love to Jump Off Cliffs 2018-02-24T19:30:17.000000000+00:00 High-risk sports enthusiasts say that the thrills are worth the danger. Opinion: In Donald Trump, Evangelicals Have Found Their President 2018-02-24T19:30:16.000000000+00:00 The president has delivered wins time after time for Christians.