Latest News Philip Roth, Towering Novelist Who Explored Lust, Jewish Life and America, Dies at 85 2018-05-23T06:52:13.000000000+00:00 Mr. Roth won almost all the major literary awards and published an exceptional sequence of historical novels in his 60s, an age when many writers are winding down. Trump Backs Away From Demand for Immediate North Korean Denuclearization 2018-05-23T06:32:50.000000000+00:00 The president’s hint of flexibility came after North Korea declared last week that it would never agree to unilaterally surrender its weapons and threatened to cancel a June summit meeting. Denmark Minister Calls Fasting Muslims ‘a Danger’ in Ramadan 2018-05-23T05:50:39.000000000+00:00 The minister, Inger Stojberg, said fasting Muslims should stay home from work “to avoid negative consequences for the rest of Danish society.” Trump-Kim Summit Meeting Is a ‘99.9% Done Deal,’ South Korea Says 2018-05-23T05:33:50.000000000+00:00 South Korea moved to confront growing doubts about whether the meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong-un would actually take place. Macron Vowed to Make France a ‘Start-Up Nation.’ Is It Getting There? 2018-05-23T05:00:06.000000000+00:00 France has quickly become one of the hottest destinations in Europe for technology investment, but it faces big challenges in its mission to become a leader. Europe Edition: Mark Zuckerberg, Manchester, Ramadan: Your Wednesday Briefing 2018-05-23T03:57:44.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Michael Cohen’s Business Partner Agrees to Cooperate as Part of Plea Deal 2018-05-23T03:49:53.000000000+00:00 A business partner of Michael Cohen, President Trump’s personal lawyer, pleaded guilty to tax evasion and is said to be working with law enforcement. Stacey Abrams Wins Georgia Democratic Primary for Governor, Making History 2018-05-23T03:44:37.000000000+00:00 The politically liberal Ms. Abrams will test just how much Georgia’s traditionally conservative politics are shifting and whether a black woman can win the governor’s office in the Deep South. The Last Word: Philip Roth 2018-05-23T03:26:07.000000000+00:00 The New York Times sat down with Philip Roth in 2011 to talk about his life and accomplishments. Can Trump Still Claim Victory if Kim Jong-un Keeps His Nuclear Arms? 2018-05-23T03:11:10.000000000+00:00 North Korean denuclearization is off the table, at least in the short term. But there are other outcomes from the planned summit talks that President Trump might accept.