Latest News 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. Asia and Australia Edition: Rohingya, Marawi, Xi Jinping: Your Tuesday Briefing 2017-10-24T00:10:30.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Troops Ambushed in Niger Waited an Hour to Call for Help, Pentagon Official Says 2017-10-23T23:43:42.000000000+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. Russia’s Favored Outlet Is an Online News Giant. YouTube Helped. 2017-10-23T23:42:16.000000000+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. Why the Fact-Checking at Facebook Needs to Be Checked 2017-10-23T23:33:21.000000000+00:00 Some of the measures Facebook has taken to fight the influence of fake news may not work all that well, research suggests. Comey, on Twitter, Contemplates Iowa’s Landscape, Serenity and Sunsets 2017-10-23T23:29:31.000000000+00:00 The former F.B.I. director re-emerges on Twitter with some pensive pictures during a trip to Iowa. Op-Ed Columnist: The Doctrine of Trumpal Infallibility 2017-10-23T23:00:13.000000000+00:00 People who can’t admit error shouldn’t be making policy. Iowa Withdraws Request to Leave Obamacare Market 2017-10-23T22:59:23.000000000+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. Rex Tillerson, Megyn Kelly, Saudi Arabia: Your Monday Evening Briefing 2017-10-23T22:42:12.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day. New York to Replace MetroCard With Modern Way to Pay Transit Fares 2017-10-23T22:40:59.000000000+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.