Latest News Harvey Weinstein, Los Angeles Dodgers, the Orionids: Your Friday Briefing 2017-10-20T10:32:20.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. New York Today: New York Today: What Makes a New York Bagel? 2017-10-20T10:00:02.000000000+00:00 Friday: Breaking down a bagel’s taste, weekend events, and a question for New Jerseyans. The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Rex Tillerson’s State Department 2017-10-20T09:37:24.000000000+00:00 In just a few months, the secretary of state has fired or driven out many of the country’s most experienced diplomats. Should You Really Buy That Home? 2017-10-20T09:00:22.000000000+00:00 Avoiding a money-pit or any other kind of real estate nightmare is possible if you pay attention to a few important red flags. Your Money: The Long Story of the Movement Toward College Cost Clarity 2017-10-20T09:00:20.000000000+00:00 New bipartisan bills are aimed at forcing colleges to clear up a murky, confusing system so that prospective students understand the options. Contributing Op-Ed Writer: How Amazon Took Seattle’s Soul 2017-10-20T08:55:23.000000000+00:00 Cities used to be tied to geography: a river, a port, the lee side of a mountain range. Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Isn’t Surprised That Trump Offended a Fallen Soldier’s Widow 2017-10-20T08:42:44.000000000+00:00 Mr. Noah said, “I don’t think we should be surprised that Trump offended this family. We’ve all heard him speak: We’re offended every day.” China’s Party Congress Brings Crackdown on Critics, Nightclubs and Airbnb 2017-10-20T07:03:31.000000000+00:00 Extremely tight security during an important Communist Party meeting reflects President Xi Jinping’s vision of an all-powerful government. Senate Approves Budget Plan That Smooths Path Toward Tax Cut 2017-10-20T06:50:56.000000000+00:00 On Thursday night, the Senate narrowly approved a budget plan that would protect a $1.5 trillion tax cut from a Democratic filibuster. Kelly Delivers Fervent Defense of Trump Call to Soldier’s Widow 2017-10-20T06:14:48.000000000+00:00 This week’s dispute over President Trump’s phone call to the widow of a soldier killed in Niger hit too close to home for the White House chief of staff.