Latest News Kentucky School Shooting Is 11th of Year. It’s Jan. 23. 2018-01-24T03:32:33.000000000+00:00 When two students were killed by gunfire in Benton, Ky., Tuesday morning, it was at least the 11th shooting so far this year on school property. N.C.A.A. Opens Investigation of Michigan State Over Nassar Case 2018-01-24T03:31:27.000000000+00:00 Dr. Lawrence G. Nassar treated Michigan States athletes as well as dozens of American gymnasts. Sessions Is Questioned as Russia Inquiry Focuses on Obstruction 2018-01-24T03:08:23.000000000+00:00 The attorney general, as well as James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, were questioned in the inquiry into Russia’s election interference and whether President Trump obstructed justice. Wall Is ‘Off the Table,’ Schumer Says, as Progress on Immigration Unravels 2018-01-24T02:58:12.000000000+00:00 With emotions still hot over the government shutdown, Senate negotiators found themselves back at Square 1 in their efforts to strike an immigration deal. Senate Confirms Jerome H. Powell as Fed Chairman 2018-01-24T02:26:18.000000000+00:00 Mr. Powell was confirmed by a vote of 85 to 12 to become the next Fed chair. Another Fed nominee, Marvin Goodfriend, faced sharp questions from Senate Democrats. The #MeToo Movement Hits the Circus: ‘Grandma’ the Clown Resigns 2018-01-24T02:25:43.000000000+00:00 Barry Lubin, the revered star of the Big Apple Circus, admitted that he pressured a 16-year-old aerialist into posing for pornographic photos. Long Wharf Theater’s Artistic Director Fired Over Sexual Misconduct Accusations 2018-01-24T01:53:47.000000000+00:00 The board of the theater met a day after The New York Times published a story detailing accusations by multiple women. Under Fire for Harassment, Congressman Says Aide ‘Invited’ Behavior 2018-01-24T01:53:39.000000000+00:00 Representative Patrick Meehan denied any impropriety, and said that he was emotionally wounded when a former aide filed a complaint against him. Senators Race to Protect Immigrants, and Restore Their Institution 2018-01-24T01:43:28.000000000+00:00 Members of the bipartisan group that intervened to bring the shutdown to an end hope the push for an immigration bill can reignite opportunity for debate. DACA May Be the Most Talked About Policy in Washington. Here’s a Breakdown. 2018-01-24T01:40:52.000000000+00:00 The recent whiplash in Washington was largely over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Here are the basics.