Latest News Mel Tillis, Country Star Known for His Songs and His Stutter, Dies at 85 2017-11-19T17:55:17.000000000+00:00 Mr. Tillis found a way to turn his speech impediment into an asset by getting audiences to laugh along with him. The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: A Special Episode for Kids 2017-11-19T17:51:51.000000000+00:00 Starting next year, girls can decide whether to become a girl scout or a boy scout. But a handful of girls — kind of secretly — have already made that decision. Robert Mugabe Is Ousted From His Ruling Party in Zimbabwe 2017-11-19T17:36:48.000000000+00:00 Party leaders gave the embattled president until noon Monday to resign or face impeachment in Parliament. ‘Saturday Night Live’ Takes Aim at Al Franken, an ‘S.N.L.’ Alumnus 2017-11-19T17:24:28.000000000+00:00 “S.N.L.,” where Senator Al Franken became famous as a comedy writer and performer, used its “Weekend Update” segment to criticize him over recent allegations of sexual misconduct. Why People in Mississippi Have to Watch the Giants 2017-11-19T16:06:54.000000000+00:00 The process of determining which N.F.L. games will be shown in which TV markets can be simple — unless there’s flexing, cross flexing, prime flexing, mandatory pullouts... Op-Ed Columnist: The Hillary Effect 2017-11-19T15:28:29.000000000+00:00 Until now, our sexual predation seminars have been hijacked by politics. But this time may be different. Playlist: The Playlist: Demi Lovato Seeks Her ‘Despacito’ and 9 More New Songs 2017-11-19T15:26:19.000000000+00:00 Hear the tracks that caught our critics' attention this week, from two Spanish-English team-ups to a surprise from Jaden Smith. Grace Notes: Studying Fake News About Voltaire, Spread by Voltaire Himself 2017-11-19T15:00:01.000000000+00:00 A professor says that the 18th-century French satirist lied about his date of birth not to hide a scandal, but to create one. ‘The Zimbabwe of My Youth Is No More’ 2017-11-19T13:54:34.000000000+00:00 A young woman who grew up in Zimbabwe now sits thousands of miles away, glued to Twitter. “We have yet to see what this new day brings, but we are ready for change,” she says. From Our Readers: ‘I Remember the Joy’: Readers Reflect on Life Under Mugabe and Hopes for the Future 2017-11-19T13:53:29.000000000+00:00 We asked Zimbabweans and people who used to live there about life during President Robert G. Mugabe’s tenure, and what they hope will change.