Latest News A Smarter Way to Clean Up After Your Big Party 2017-12-14T07:45:05.000000000+00:00 Now the party’s over … Europe Edition: Brexit, Salma Hayek, Alabama: Your Thursday Briefing 2017-12-14T07:24:54.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Kentucky Lawmaker Kills Himself Amid Sexual Assault Allegations, Officials Say 2017-12-14T03:39:44.000000000+00:00 Representative Dan Johnson, a first-term Republican, was accused of molesting a 17-year-old parishioner nearly five years ago at the evangelical church he led in Louisville. News Analysis: For Trump, a Moment of Defeat but Maybe Not Recalibration 2017-12-14T03:16:49.000000000+00:00 President Trump, never one to accept blame, said the Democratic upset in Alabama proved he was right all along, and he gave little indication that he would shift course. Fed Predicts Modest Economic Growth From Tax Cut 2017-12-14T02:23:17.000000000+00:00 The Federal Reserve continued to slowly increase interest rates, and it said the tax bill was unlikely to increase its pace of doing so. Op-Ed Contributor: The Legacy of Simeon Booker, a Pioneer of Civil Rights Journalism 2017-12-14T02:12:23.000000000+00:00 My uncle’s experience reporting on the Freedom Riders in 1961 has always chilled me the deepest. Trump’s E.P.A. Chemical Safety Nominee Withdraws 2017-12-14T02:12:15.000000000+00:00 The nominee, Michael L. Dourson, had faced criticism on several fronts for his ties to the chemical industry. Op-Ed Columnist: Donald Trump’s Gift to Women 2017-12-14T02:10:59.000000000+00:00 His conduct has spurred women to action. AT&T and Union Reach Accord on Job Protection for Workers 2017-12-14T02:10:57.000000000+00:00 Under the deal, 20,000 wireless employees would get better pay and job protection. The union will push for the company’s acquisition of Time Warner. Editorial: The Pentagon Is Not a Sacred Cow 2017-12-14T01:50:18.000000000+00:00 As vital as military spending is, that doesn’t justify waste or robbing from other important programs.