Latest News Common Sense: My Smartphone Died, and I Didn’t Miss It. Well, Maybe a Little. 2017-10-20T15:46:43.000000000+00:00 A trip to Italy with a dead smartphone resulted in some predictable withdrawal pains, but also provided welcome respite from the clutter of information. California Today: California Today: The Push to Reclaim Starry Skies 2017-10-20T15:14:53.000000000+00:00 Friday: The fight for dark skies, a National League pennant for the Dodgers, and a photo series from the Santa Rosa inferno. Congresswoman Accuses Kelly of Lying, Escalating Dispute Over Trump’s Condolence Call 2017-10-20T15:07:50.000000000+00:00 Representative Frederica S. Wilson said John Kelly, the president’s chief of staff, lied by suggesting she had taken credit for obtaining funding for a federal building in Miami. Contributing Op-Ed Writer: How Amazon Took Seattle’s Soul 2017-10-20T15:04:18.000000000+00:00 Cities used to be tied to geography: a river, a port, the lee side of a mountain range. A Big Test of Police Body Cameras Defies Expectations 2017-10-20T14:45:34.000000000+00:00 The results of the largest, most rigorous study of the issue in the U.S. show surprisingly little change in police behavior. Republicans Ready to Move on a Tax Plan Few Have Seen 2017-10-20T14:40:11.000000000+00:00 Republicans are set to move quickly to pass a tax bill that they have drafted in secret. At American Ballet Theater Gala, All Is the Same but Different 2017-10-20T14:28:08.000000000+00:00 The gala program, with two premieres (one by Alexei Ratmansky one by Jessica Lang), demonstrated how this troupe has been changing. Barcelona: A Global City in the Eye of a Separatist Storm 2017-10-20T14:12:29.000000000+00:00 The question of Catalan independence has proved a more complex question for those in Barcelona than for Catalans living outside the regional capital. New York Today: New York Today: What Makes a New York Bagel? 2017-10-20T13:21:21.000000000+00:00 Friday: Breaking down a bagel’s taste, weekend events, and a question for New Jerseyans. Los Angeles Police Investigate Rape Claim Against Weinstein 2017-10-20T13:00:47.000000000+00:00 The latest allegation against the former movie mogul was made by an Italian actress and model, who told police that the attack occurred in 2013.