NY Times When Xi Speaks, Chinese Officials Jump. Maybe Too High. 2018-03-17T04:23:37.000000000+00:00 Xi Jinping’s subordinates are quick to follow his orders, but that may limit the second-guessing that prevents bad policy and overzealous enforcement. Andrew McCabe, a Target of Trump’s F.B.I. Scorn, Is Fired Over Candor Questions 2018-03-17T04:18:46.000000000+00:00 Lack of candor is a fireable offense at the F.B.I., but Mr. McCabe’s last-minute dismissal from the agency was carried out against a highly politicized backdrop. N.C.A.A. Tournament Live: U.M.B.C. Makes History With Upset of No. 1 Virginia 2018-03-17T04:12:28.000000000+00:00 University of Maryland-Baltimore County becomes the first No. 16 seed to knock off a No. 1 seed in men’s N.C.A.A. tournament history. Here’s what happened Friday. No Heads Rolled at the White House on Friday. But Anxiety Abounds. 2018-03-17T04:01:54.000000000+00:00 The lack of any resolution to the relentless reports of coming firings is leaving many of the president’s top advisers in limbo. Engineer of Florida Bridge Reported Cracks Days Before Collapse 2018-03-17T03:59:16.000000000+00:00 The state Department of Transportation said the lead engineer had left it a voice mail message warning of cracking on the newly installed bridge. Miami, Louise Slaughter, Putin: Your Friday Evening Briefing 2018-03-17T02:54:55.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day. Trump’s Lawyers Claim Stormy Daniels Violated Confidentiality Agreement at Least 20 Times 2018-03-17T02:42:15.000000000+00:00 In a court filing, the president weighs in for the first time directly on a case in which a porn actress was paid $130,000 to stay silent about an affair she claims she had with him. F.A.A. Halts ‘Doors-Off’ Helicopter Flights After New York Crash 2018-03-17T02:41:37.000000000+00:00 Following a crash that killed five passengers in New York City, federal regulators ordered an immediate stop to certain open-door flights nationwide. How Trump Can Make the Most of the Summit of the Americas 2018-03-17T02:27:15.000000000+00:00 Before the president’s trip to Lima, the administration should take a close look at why U.S. credibility in Latin America is at historic lows. 2 New York City Firefighters Killed in Iraq Helicopter Crash 2018-03-17T01:31:28.000000000+00:00 The crash of an American military helicopter killed seven service members, including the two firefighters attached to an Air National Guard unit.