Latest News Alabama Senate Race, Unlikely Nail Biter, Races to Finish Line 2017-12-12T02:37:52.000000000+00:00 Amid a blur of question marks and conflicting polls, Roy S. Moore, the Republican, and Doug Jones, the Democrat, made their final appeals to voters Monday. Texas Congressman Runs What Former Aides Call a Hostile Workplace 2017-12-12T02:13:24.000000000+00:00 Representative Blake Farenthold, the subject of an ethics investigation, set the tone for off-color jokes and inappropriate banter, legal documents and interviews with former aides suggest. Bomber Strikes Near Times Square, Disrupting City but Killing None 2017-12-12T01:55:49.000000000+00:00 The would-be suicide attacker told officials he set off the bomb in retaliation for U.S. strikes on ISIS, targeting a subway tunnel because of its Christmas-themed posters. A Nasty, Nafta-Related Surprise: Mexico’s Soaring Obesity 2017-12-12T01:38:18.000000000+00:00 Few predicted when Mexico joined the free-trade deal that it would transform the country in a way that would saddle millions with diet-related illnesses. Roy Moore Is Mired in a Sexual Misconduct Scandal. Here’s How It Happened. 2017-12-12T01:31:26.000000000+00:00 Initially, Mr. Moore seemed headed for an easy victory in the Alabama Senate race, but allegations of sexual misconduct have changed the scope of the race. Ryan Lizza Fired by The New Yorker Over Sexual Misconduct Allegation 2017-12-12T01:19:20.000000000+00:00 The magazine said it “severed ties” with Mr. Lizza, its Washington correspondent, over “improper sexual conduct.” He denied that charge. Transgender People Will Be Allowed to Enlist in the Military as a Court Case Advances 2017-12-12T01:09:52.000000000+00:00 President Trump had announced on Twitter in July that he was barring transgender people from serving in the military, though a ban was never fully implemented. Op-Ed Contributor: I’m Not Convinced Franken Should Quit 2017-12-12T00:08:48.000000000+00:00 Congress needs a new process for investigating harassment complaints and disciplining offenders. Editorial: New Yorkers Don’t Scare Easily 2017-12-12T00:02:24.000000000+00:00 Even after a rush-hour blast, fearmongers stoking fear of carnage and mayhem find little support in a populace adept at keeping its composure. Op-Ed Columnist: Steve Mnuchin Pulls a Paul Ryan 2017-12-12T00:01:25.000000000+00:00 A Treasury report on tax cuts that’s a sick joke, but very much in the modern G.O.P. tradition.