Latest News Doug Jones: A Lawyer in the Thick of Alabama’s Big Moments 2017-12-13T03:26:05.000000000+00:00 As a prosecutor and defense lawyer, Mr. Jones played a role in some of his state’s biggest cases, putting him in a position to make electoral history. Artist Flees Beijing After Filming Devastation of Mass Evictions 2017-12-13T02:51:03.000000000+00:00 Hua Yong, a painter, has shot and posted online dozens of videos documenting the forced removal of thousands of migrant workers from Beijing. Review: In ‘The Children,’ the Waters Rise and a Reckoning Comes Due 2017-12-13T02:45:22.000000000+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. Republicans, Closing In on Final Tax Bill, Aim for a Vote Next Week 2017-12-13T02:43:04.000000000+00:00 In a frenzy of last-minute negotiations, Republicans drew closer to a 21 percent corporate tax rate and a top individual rate of 37 percent. Trump’s Combative Denials Again Draw Him Into the Sexual Harassment Debate 2017-12-13T02:05:43.000000000+00:00 In denying again the accusations against him and deriding Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the president ensured that the issue would gain added energy and prominence. Quakes and Fires? It’s the Cost of Living That Californians Can’t Stomach 2017-12-13T00:44:33.000000000+00:00 For many Californians, natural disasters are a moment to take stock and rethink the dream. But in the end, it almost always comes down to cost. ‘Fake News,’ Trump’s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen 2017-12-13T00:39:26.000000000+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. ‘The Tunnel.’ Depressing, Claustrophobic and Now a Terror Target. 2017-12-13T00:33:20.000000000+00:00 The passageway between busy subway lines in Times Square, often crowded shoulder to shoulder, became the destination of a would-be suicide bomber. Macron Holds a Climate Summit, and Trump Casts a Shadow 2017-12-13T00:33:05.000000000+00:00 Leaders, businesspeople and investors from around the world gathered near Paris at the invitation of the French president, who warned “we are losing the battle” against climate change. Tillerson Says Embassy in Jerusalem Is at Least Three Years Away 2017-12-13T00:32:53.000000000+00:00 On Tuesday, Rex W. Tillerson discussed the future of the embassy in a speech at the State Department and then took questions from department employees.