Latest News Troops Ambushed in Niger Waited an Hour to Call for Help, Pentagon Official Says 2017-10-24T03:25:41.000000000+00:00 The Pentagon has not determined why the soldiers waited to seek backup. A top official said they might have thought they could withstand the deadly attack. One Meeting. Two Photos. Many Questions. 2017-10-24T03:17:52.000000000+00:00 A secret meeting between Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson and the Afghan president was said to take place in Kabul. But discrepancies in their respective photographs told a different story. Russia’s Favored Outlet Is an Online News Giant. YouTube Helped. 2017-10-24T02:11:52.000000000+00:00 RT was early to embrace the video site. Now that relationship is drawing scrutiny as investigators look into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Is the Czech Republic Turning on the West? 2017-10-24T01:30:56.000000000+00:00 The European Union has failed to integrate many former Communist states. But their leaders deserve blame, too. Iowa Withdraws Request to Leave Obamacare Market 2017-10-24T00:42:36.000000000+00:00 The state wanted to offer lower premiums in exchange for higher deductibles in a far-reaching effort to circumvent the federal law’s requirements. New York to Replace MetroCard With Modern Way to Pay Transit Fares 2017-10-24T00:33:04.000000000+00:00 New York’s transit system is replacing the MetroCard with a technology that can accommodate cellphones and certain kinds of credit or debit cards. Editorial: Honor the Truth, John Kelly 2017-10-24T00:27:44.000000000+00:00 Of all people, he should have known how to handle a controversy with a Gold Star family, without making matters worse. DealBook: In the Saudi Desert, World’s Business Leaders Follow the Money 2017-10-24T00:19:31.000000000+00:00 The kingdom is embarking on a big experiment as it diversifies its oil-based economy, and executives looking for investment are making their pitches. Cutting Taxes Is Hard. Trump Is Making It Harder. 2017-10-24T00:18:10.000000000+00:00 Republicans are worried that President Trump’s musings could doom their best chance for a sweeping tax rewrite. Op-Ed Contributor: When It Comes to Surveillance, Watch the Watchmen 2017-10-24T00:16:36.000000000+00:00 The American people should demand to know whether the police are spying on them.