Latest News Op-Ed Columnist: Thank Heaven for . . . Alabama? 2017-12-13T12:51:12.000000000+00:00 If this deep-red state isn’t beyond redemption, then America isn’t, either. Doug Jones, Kirsten Gillibrand, ‘Star Wars’: Your Wednesday Briefing 2017-12-13T12:46:30.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Once a Long Shot, Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Race 2017-12-13T12:18:40.000000000+00:00 Doug Jones, a former prosecutor, defeated scandal-scarred Roy S. Moore for the Senate seat once held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Newtown Is ‘Still So Raw,’ Five Years After Massacre 2017-12-13T11:00:39.000000000+00:00 The country is often reminded of what grief looks like immediately after mass violence. But Newtown shows how mourning evolves and endures years later. New York Today: New York Today: Can the City Prevent Terror Attacks? 2017-12-13T11:00:02.000000000+00:00 Wednesday: Foiling lone-wolf attacks, free admission at the National Museum of Mathematics, and are New Yorkers too jaded? Op-Ed Contributor: A G.O.P. Tragedy in Four Acts 2017-12-13T10:45:13.000000000+00:00 Republicans embraced Trump, Moore and post-ethics politics. In defeat, they are officially post-shame. Op-Ed Columnist: In Trump World, the Need for Disobedience 2017-12-13T10:45:12.000000000+00:00 When immense power is in erratic hands, the readiness of subordinates to disobey becomes critical. Even a dog knows that. Best of Late Night: Roy Moore’s Horse Ride Draws Late-Night Ridicule 2017-12-13T10:14:02.000000000+00:00 Stephen Colbert and other late-night hosts made fun of the losing Alabama Senate candidate for riding a horse to the polls. The Fed and Interest Rates: What to Watch For Today 2017-12-13T10:00:23.000000000+00:00 The Federal Reserve is expected to raise its benchmark interest rate by a quarter point, and to issue a new economic forecast. Rising Coal Exports Give Short-Term Aid to an Ailing Industry 2017-12-13T10:00:21.000000000+00:00 With supplies down elsewhere, American producers are seeing more demand overseas, lifting revenue and jobs. But the upturn may not last.