Latest News Critic’s Notebook: You Know Your History? These Podcasts Aren’t So Sure 2017-12-15T23:15:23.000000000+00:00 It seems every podcast company is starting its own counterintuitive take on history. But how effective are they at actually illuminating our past? Republican Party, Ajit Pai, North Korea: Your Friday Evening Briefing 2017-12-15T23:09:36.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day. Op-Ed Contributor: Russell Simmons, R. Kelly, and Why Black Women Can’t Say #MeToo 2017-12-15T23:07:14.000000000+00:00 When your community fights for the people who terrorized you, it means your pain is not a priority. No Wild Parties, No Pledging as Universities Crack Down on Fraternity Excesses 2017-12-15T23:02:05.000000000+00:00 Amid worries about hazing, sexual assault and a spate of deaths, universities are imposing campuswide restrictions on fraternities and sororities. With Rubio, Corker Back on Board, G.O.P. Speeds Ahead With Tax Plan 2017-12-15T22:54:12.000000000+00:00 Senators Marco Rubio of Florida and Bob Corker of Tennessee said they will support the Republican tax bill, moving the legislation closer to passage. A Last Push for Obamacare Sign-ups — and Worries About Who Got Hurt 2017-12-15T22:48:10.000000000+00:00 Blacks and Hispanics saw the biggest gains under the Affordable Care Act. They’re also likely to be most affected by cuts to this year’s enrollment period, which ended Friday. Opinion: Have a Very Merry War on Christmas 2017-12-15T22:45:11.000000000+00:00 America has a new religion: Fox evangelicalism. Opinion: My Year of No Shopping 2017-12-15T22:27:09.000000000+00:00 The unspoken question of endless browsing is “What do I need?” What I needed was less. Opinion: Yes, It Happens in Sweden, #Too 2017-12-15T22:07:26.000000000+00:00 The reckoning with a wave of sexual assault revelations has been particularly painful for a country that prides itself on gender equality. Three More Women Accuse Dustin Hoffman of Sexual Misconduct, Variety Reports 2017-12-15T22:05:34.000000000+00:00 The allegations included encounters in a car, a recording studio and a hotel room, where he allegedly exposed himself to a teenager.