New York Times New C.D.C. Chief Saw Coca-Cola as Ally in Obesity Fight 2017-07-23T01:16:26.000000000+00:00 Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald said she would consider taking money from Coke for C.D.C. programs despite the agency’s having cut ties with the company in the past. U.S.C. Moves to Fire Former Medical School Dean Over Drug Allegations 2017-07-23T00:21:33.000000000+00:00 The university said on Friday that it had suspended Dr. Carmen Puliafito, barred him from campus and was taking steps to fire him. Congress Reaches Deal on Russia Sanctions, Setting Up Tough Choice for Trump 2017-07-23T00:05:39.000000000+00:00 White House officials acknowledge that the president would all but have to sign legislation punishing Russia for its election interference. Chris Froome Virtually Clinches His Fourth Tour de France Title 2017-07-22T20:05:38.000000000+00:00 Froome finished third in Stage 20, a time trial in Marseille, and he has a 54-second lead over all. The only remaining stage is Sunday’s largely ceremonial ride into Paris. Gay Marriage Backers Celebrate in Germany: ‘We Don’t Need to Hide’ 2017-07-22T19:08:05.000000000+00:00 Marchers filled the streets of Berlin days after a marriage equality law was passed. Supporters say the next step is to change the Constitution. For Ethiopia’s Underemployed Youth, Life Can Center on a Leaf 2017-07-22T18:35:16.000000000+00:00 About half of Ethiopia’s youth are thought to chew khat, a psychotropic leaf. Officials consider such widespread use of the drug, blamed on a lack of work, “a huge problem” for the country’s future. Poles Hope to Sway President From Curtailing Court’s Independence 2017-07-22T18:19:18.000000000+00:00 President Andrzej Duda is expected to sign new laws passed by Parliament giving the governing party more control over the courts. But protesters still hope to dissuade him. German Carmakers Face Potential New Scandal Over Antitrust Issues 2017-07-22T17:52:54.000000000+00:00 The European Commission said it is looking into accusations that Volkswagen, Daimler and BMW colluded on emissions and other technology. Taliban Say Top Leader’s Son Carried Out a Suicide Attack 2017-07-22T17:28:40.000000000+00:00 One of the suicide bombers who attacked an Afghan security outpost this week was the son of Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada, the Taliban’s supreme leader, officials with the movement said. Why We Published the Name of a Covert C.I.A. Official 2017-07-22T17:25:21.000000000+00:00 The director of the C.I.A. criticized The Times earlier this week. Our national security editor responds.