Latest News Shutdown Day 2: Congress Seems Far Apart on a Resolution 2018-01-21T18:44:40.000000000+00:00 Lawmakers remained mired in partisan disputes as Senator Mitch McConnell said he would move ahead with a vote on a temporary spending bill by 1 a.m. Monday. A Death in Kosovo Stokes Fears and Threatens Peace 2018-01-21T18:29:44.000000000+00:00 President Aleksander Vucic of Serbia made a hastily arranged visit to Kosovo to ease the fears of ethnic Serbs — fears that critics say he has stoked. Four Teams Left. Four Different Approaches to the Anthem Protests. 2018-01-21T18:20:22.000000000+00:00 The Vikings, the Patriots, the Jaguars and the Eagles have plenty in common, but how they handled the biggest issue of the 2017 N.F.L. season ran the gamut. Siege at Kabul Hotel Caps a Violent 24 Hours in Afghanistan 2018-01-21T17:42:06.000000000+00:00 The Taliban attack at the Intercontinental Hotel left at least 18 dead, but the toll from assaults across four provinces of the country surpassed 50. Michigan State Trustee Asks President to Resign Over Nassar Scandal 2018-01-21T17:26:01.000000000+00:00 Breaking ranks with the board, the trustee said new leadership would “allow the healing process to begin” after a former university doctor pleaded guilty to sex abuse. Angela Merkel Inches Closer to Germany Coalition Government 2018-01-21T15:57:20.000000000+00:00 The Social Democrats will enter formal talks with the chancellor’s Christian Democrats, but the party’s grass roots would have to approve a final deal. After Vowing to Fix Washington, Trump Is Mired in a Familiar Crisis 2018-01-21T15:49:57.000000000+00:00 Immigration policy, the issue that propelled President Trump’s political rise, snarled negotiations to avert a government shutdown. How a ‘Perfect Storm’ in New Hampshire Has Fueled an Opioid Crisis 2018-01-21T15:47:16.000000000+00:00 New Hampshire is relatively prosperous, with low crime and unemployment. But the state is short on treatment centers, and drugs are readily available in nearby Massachusetts. 1 Son, 4 Overdoses, 6 Hours 2018-01-21T15:46:27.000000000+00:00 Drug deaths draw the most notice, but more addicted people live than die. For them and their families, life can be a relentless cycle of worry, hope and chaos. Now on Stage, Stormy Daniels: A Strip Club and a Presidency Meet After Dark 2018-01-21T15:20:33.000000000+00:00 The music came on. The clothes came off. And an airport strip club claimed its piece of the American presidency.