Latest News Republicans, Closing In on Final Tax Bill, Aim for a Vote Next Week 2017-12-13T01:10:57.000000000+00:00 In a frenzy of last-minute negotiations, Republicans drew closer to a 21 percent corporate tax rate and a top individual rate of 37 percent. Alabama Senate Race Between Roy Moore and Doug Jones Carries National Implications 2017-12-13T01:05:06.000000000+00:00 Alabama voters go to the polls to choose between Roy S. Moore and Doug Jones in a special election with huge stakes for both parties and President Trump. ‘Fake News,’ Trump’s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen 2017-12-13T00:39:26.000000000+00:00 Leaders who don’t like to be criticized or investigated have embraced the term. Scholars fear that it further erodes trust in democracy. ‘The Tunnel’: Depressing, Claustrophobic and Now a Terror Target 2017-12-13T00:33:20.000000000+00:00 The passageway between busy subway lines in Times Square, often crowded shoulder to shoulder, became the destination of a would-be suicide bomber. Asia and Australia Edition: Roy Moore, New York City, Jerusalem: Your Wednesday Briefing 2017-12-13T00:25:40.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Ken Friedman, Power Restaurateur, Is Accused of Sexual Harassment 2017-12-13T00:05:00.000000000+00:00 Ten female employees say they were sexually harassed by the owner of the Spotted Pig. Dozens described it as a toxic workplace fueled by fame and fear. In Spending Spree, European Mall Operator Bets on Westfield 2017-12-12T23:57:58.000000000+00:00 Though malls are struggling, Unibail-Rodamco is set to acquire Westfield, the owner of shopping centers including the mall at One World Trade Center. Ed Lee, San Francisco’s First Asian-American Mayor, Dies at 65 2017-12-12T23:40:58.000000000+00:00 Mr. Lee was long an advocate for affordable housing in a city that in recent years has seen housing costs soar amid an explosion of economic growth. Net Neutrality Protests Move Online, Yet Big Tech Is Quiet 2017-12-12T23:40:35.000000000+00:00 While some technology companies used their websites to proclaim support for equal internet access, some of the giants, including Google and Microsoft, laid low. Sexual Harassment Cases Show the Ineffectiveness of Going to H.R. 2017-12-12T23:32:51.000000000+00:00 Human resources departments face a quandary: protect the employees who bring complaints or the companies that employ them.