New York Times - Global Trump’s Trade War Spooks Markets as White House Waits for China to Blink 2018-06-19T23:56:59.000000000+00:00 The administration, threatening tariffs on as much as $450 billion worth of goods, believes Beijing has more to lose. Companies, investors and markets are increasingly worried. Trump Administration Withdraws U.S. From U.N. Human Rights Council 2018-06-19T23:55:41.000000000+00:00 The United States joins Iran, North Korea and Eritrea as the only countries that refuse to participate in the world’s most important human rights body. Child Separations, Tariffs, U.N.: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing 2018-06-19T23:51:22.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day. New York City Will End Marijuana Arrests for Most People 2018-06-19T23:49:51.000000000+00:00 The mayor said that those caught smoking marijuana in public will be given tickets unless they have certain kinds of criminal histories. Criticism of Fox News Comes From Within Murdoch Empire 2018-06-19T23:46:59.000000000+00:00 Steve Levitan, the creator of “Modern Family,” and the film director Paul Feig each expressed disgust with how the news network’s coverage of the Trump administration’s border security policy. Where a Taboo Is Leading to the Deaths of Young Girls 2018-06-19T23:46:12.000000000+00:00 In western Nepal, women are banished from their homes every month when they get their periods. They are considered polluted, and many die as a result. From Hollywood to Public Office: Cynthia Nixon Tests a Role Played by Men 2018-06-19T23:27:05.000000000+00:00 Every celebrity who has faced voters has been questioned about qualifications. But will Cynthia Nixon face harsher scrutiny because she’s a woman? Disability Applications Plunge as the Economy Strengthens 2018-06-19T23:24:28.000000000+00:00 Fewer people are seeking and receiving Social Security disability benefits, reversing a long trend that had worried lawmakers about fraud and abuse. Op-Ed Columnist: Trump to Dictators: Have a Nice Day 2018-06-19T23:00:04.000000000+00:00 The world is finding out what the U.S. now finds acceptable. If You Want to Be Speaker, Mr. Crowley, Don’t Take Voters for Granted 2018-06-19T22:58:27.000000000+00:00 Having someone substitute for you at a debate is a lousy idea.