Latest News Rob Porter’s Charisma and Ambition Disguised Flare-ups of Anger 2018-02-20T07:31:47.000000000+00:00 The White House aide who resigned in a domestic abuse scandal that engulfed the White House was known for his ambition at Harvard and on Capitol Hill. Europe Edition: Syria, Latvia, Oxfam: Your Tuesday Briefing 2018-02-20T07:24:52.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir Are Ice Dancing’s King and Queen 2018-02-20T07:19:50.000000000+00:00 The Canadians modernized ice dancing and skated their way into the history books Tuesday at the Winter Games. N.B.A. Owner Backs Lawsuit Against Russian Doping Whistle-Blower 2018-02-20T06:00:19.000000000+00:00 Mikhail D. Prokhorov, a Russian oligarch and owner of the Nets, is financing a defamation suit that attacks the credibility of Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov. School Shootings Put Teachers in New Role as Human Shields 2018-02-20T04:32:26.000000000+00:00 Around the country, teachers are reflecting on whether they are prepared to take a bullet for their students. “I think about it all the time,” one said. Rhodes Scholarships Go Global as Students From Anywhere Now Qualify 2018-02-20T04:17:38.000000000+00:00 The program to study at Oxford, created in 1902 for students from English-speaking countries, has been expanding and opening to more of the world. Trump Endorses Mitt Romney’s Run for Utah Senate Seat 2018-02-20T04:14:24.000000000+00:00 Mr. Romney, who has publicly clashed with Mr. Trump in the past, has signaled he plans to serve as a check on the president if he is elected. In Ukraine, Corruption Is Now Undermining the Military 2018-02-20T04:04:21.000000000+00:00 A surge in spending on the armed forces has opened new avenues for the graft and cronyism that many see as Ukraine’s most dangerous enemy. Trump Adds Cautious Support to Changes to Background Checks for Gun Buyers 2018-02-20T03:31:50.000000000+00:00 The White House press secretary said that Mr. Trump had spoken to Senator John Cornyn, Republican of Texas, about legislation to revamp background checks. German Olympians Drink a Lot of (Nonalcoholic) Beer, and Win a Lot of Gold Medals 2018-02-20T03:28:19.000000000+00:00 The brewery Krombacher has supplied about 1,000 gallons of nonalcoholic beer to the athletes’ village. It’s commonly consumed as a sports drink in Germany.