Latest News Republicans’ $1.5 Trillion Tax Plan Appears on Track to Pass Next Week 2017-12-16T03:00:45.000000000+00:00 Senators Marco Rubio of Florida and Bob Corker of Tennessee, who had been holdouts, said they would support the bill, putting it within striking distance of passage. As a Must-Pass Republican Tax Bill Headed for the Finish Line, Rubio Saw an Opening 2017-12-16T02:47:08.000000000+00:00 On Thursday, Marco Rubio took a stand: He threatened to vote no unless House and Senate negotiators expanded the child tax credit. On Pro Basketball: An N.B.A. Team in Mexico City: How Realistic Is That? 2017-12-16T02:33:32.000000000+00:00 Smog, traffic, security concerns — all are issues the league is assessing. But there are lots of reasons to think it might move aggressively into Mexico. For Disney’s Iger, a Bold Move That Will Define His Legacy 2017-12-16T02:33:31.000000000+00:00 Disney has achieved great success under the leadership of Robert A. Iger. But he is likely to be judged on the success of his 21st Century Fox deal. Anita Hill to Lead Hollywood Commission on Sexual Harassment 2017-12-16T02:30:31.000000000+00:00 Kathleen Kennedy, Nina Shaw and other female powerbrokers spearheaded the idea, and top agents, studio chief executives union leaders have signed on. Omarosa Manigault Newman, Leaving the White House, Suggests the Show Will Go On 2017-12-16T02:19:28.000000000+00:00 As the spectacle surrounding Ms. Newman’s departure promises to carry over into the Trump administration’s second year, her telegenic antics have not been entertaining to several West Wing aides. Op-Ed Columnist: Is This Genocide? 2017-12-16T01:07:52.000000000+00:00 Survivors describe Myanmar soldiers killing men, raping women and burning babies in a Rohingya village. Uber Engaged in ‘Illegal’ Spying on Rivals, Ex-Employee Says 2017-12-16T01:02:32.000000000+00:00 In a 37-page letter made public in court, a former Uber security employee detailed a massive intelligence-gathering operation that included tailing rival executives. Court Temporarily Blocks Trump Order Against Contraceptive Coverage 2017-12-16T00:50:11.000000000+00:00 A federal judge in Philadelphia allowed an Obama-era rule, generally requiring employers and insurers to pay for contraceptive costs, to continue. Three More Women Accuse Dustin Hoffman of Sexual Misconduct, Variety Reports 2017-12-16T00:32:52.000000000+00:00 The allegations included encounters in a car, a recording studio and a hotel room, where he allegedly exposed himself to a teenager.