Latest News Republicans’ $1.5 Trillion Tax Plan Appears on Track to Pass Next Week 2017-12-16T01:37:22.000000000+00:00 Senators Marco Rubio of Florida and Bob Corker of Tennessee, who had been holdouts, said they would support the bill, putting it within striking distance of passage. Op-Ed Columnist: Is This Genocide? 2017-12-16T01:07:51.000000000+00:00 Survivors describe Myanmar soldiers killing men, raping women and burning babies in a Rohingya village. As a Must-Pass Republican Tax Bill Headed for the Finish Line, Rubio Saw an Opening 2017-12-16T01:06:23.000000000+00:00 On Thursday, Marco Rubio took a stand: He threatened to vote no unless House and Senate negotiators expanded the child tax credit. Uber Engaged in ‘Illegal’ Spying on Rivals, Ex-Employee Says 2017-12-16T01:02:32.000000000+00:00 In a 37-page letter made public in court, a former Uber security employee detailed a massive intelligence-gathering operation that included tailing rival executives. New York’s Next Subway Chief Will Mull Closing Lines for Repairs 2017-12-16T00:56:32.000000000+00:00 Andy Byford, the city’s incoming transit president, says that making real progress in the subway system will require hard choices. Court Temporarily Blocks Trump Order Against Contraceptive Coverage 2017-12-16T00:50:11.000000000+00:00 A federal judge in Philadelphia allowed an Obama-era rule, generally requiring employers and insurers to pay for contraceptive costs, to continue. Three More Women Accuse Dustin Hoffman of Sexual Misconduct, Variety Reports 2017-12-16T00:32:52.000000000+00:00 The allegations included encounters in a car, a recording studio and a hotel room, where he allegedly exposed himself to a teenager. State of the Art: Facebook Conceded It Might Make You Feel Bad. Here’s How to Interpret That. 2017-12-16T00:13:28.000000000+00:00 In a remarkable blog post, Facebook cited research showing that “passively consuming” social media made people feel worse. It also said it was trying to fix the problem. Peru’s President Faces Possible Ouster Over Links to Odebrecht 2017-12-16T00:08:45.000000000+00:00 Lawmakers called President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski “morally handicapped” and set the stage for a vote that could lead to his removal. Republican Party, Ajit Pai, North Korea: Your Friday Evening Briefing 2017-12-16T00:03:19.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.