Latest News Global Health: Nearly Eradicated in Humans, the Guinea Worm Finds New Victims: Dogs 2018-06-19T14:32:12.000000000+00:00 For 30 years, scientists have fought to eliminate a horrifying parasite. Suddenly, it has begun infecting dogs in Chad, threatening to undo decades of progress. Op-Ed Columnist: Fall of the American Empire 2018-06-19T14:24:43.000000000+00:00 Trump turns his back on everything that made us great. Japan’s World Cup Starts With Big Win Over Colombia 2018-06-19T14:20:51.000000000+00:00 Japan scored in the sixth minute after a costly hand ball by Colombia, who played the rest of the match a man down. Trenton Grieves After Shooting at Event That Was ‘a Beacon’ 2018-06-19T13:52:13.000000000+00:00 Rival gangs opened fire at an overnight art event on Sunday, calling into question the revitalization of New Jersey’s capital. New York City Will End Marijuana Arrests for Most People 2018-06-19T13:45:15.000000000+00:00 The mayor will announce that those caught smoking marijuana in public will be given tickets instead, unless they have certain kinds of criminal histories. Stock Markets Fall as U.S.-China Trade Dispute Escalates 2018-06-19T13:37:01.000000000+00:00 Investors are worried that worsening ties between the U.S. and China, the world’s two biggest economies, will affect global growth. How Anti-Immigration Passion Was Inflamed From the Fringe 2018-06-19T13:34:04.000000000+00:00 Jeff Sessions and Stephen Miller once shouted from the sidelines. Now they’re the driving force behind the policy separating immigrant children from parents. XXXTentacion, Rapper Accused of Violent Crimes, Shot Dead at 20 2018-06-19T13:11:37.000000000+00:00 The singer and rapper Jahseh Onfroy was killed outside a motor sports store in Deerfield Beach, Fla. Monday afternoon. His album “?” topped the chart in March. California Today: California Today: Garcetti Is Not a Fan of the Jungle Primary 2018-06-19T13:00:15.000000000+00:00 Tuesday: The mayor of Los Angeles talks with The Times, the Trump administration defends its border policy, and a beloved giant steer dies in Eureka. Trade War, World Cup, XXXTentacion: Your Tuesday Briefing 2018-06-19T12:11:19.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day.