Latest News Once a Long Shot, Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Race 2017-12-13T07:52:36.000000000+00:00 Doug Jones, a former prosecutor, defeated scandal-scarred Roy S. Moore for the Senate seat once held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Europe Edition: Alabama, Emmanuel Macron, Austria: Your Wednesday Briefing 2017-12-13T07:49:49.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Pedophile Barred From Leaving Australia as Sex Tourism Law Takes Effect 2017-12-13T07:49:48.000000000+00:00 A man convicted of child sex offenses was turned away from Sydney Airport on Wednesday as Australia’s “world first” sex tourism law came into effect. Op-Ed Contributor: Trump and Bannon Can’t Save the Day 2017-12-13T07:38:32.000000000+00:00 The president and the populist badly botched their attempt to put Roy Moore over the top. ‘Fake News,’ Trump’s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen 2017-12-13T06:45:58.000000000+00:00 Leaders who don’t like to be criticized or investigated have embraced the term. Scholars fear that it further erodes trust in democracy. Op-Ed Columnist: Alabama Says No to Trump’s Tribalism 2017-12-13T06:29:46.000000000+00:00 This was a real sign of health. Belgium’s Lavish Energy Use Sheds Light on More Than Just Its Roads 2017-12-13T06:17:58.000000000+00:00 The country keeps two million streetlights on overnight, generating profits for utilities and politicians at a cost for consumers and the environment. Op-Ed Columnist: As Goes Moore, So Goes Trumpism 2017-12-13T05:54:45.000000000+00:00 A defeat in Alabama should inspire a course correction in the White House — but it won’t. Review: In ‘The Children,’ the Waters Rise and a Reckoning Comes Due 2017-12-13T05:52:05.000000000+00:00 In Lucy Kirkwood’s chilling play, the meltdown of a nuclear power plant is not just an environmental crisis, but an existential one. In Texts, F.B.I. Officials in Russia Inquiry Said Clinton ‘Just Has to Win’ 2017-12-13T05:39:59.000000000+00:00 Some messages criticized the Clinton team and the Obama administration, but the officials appeared appalled at some of Donald J. Trump’s comments during the campaign.