Latest News Knicks 111, Thunder 96: Carmelo Anthony, Back in New York, Gets Cheers, a Video and a Loss 2017-12-17T05:06:39.000000000+00:00 Anthony also heard some jeers, and he made just 5 shots in 18 attempts during his first game at Madison Square Garden since the Knicks traded him to Oklahoma City. Thomas Fire Spreads Rapidly to Santa Barbara County 2017-12-17T03:23:40.000000000+00:00 Mandatory evacuation orders were issued for parts of the county, in Southern California. The fire is the third largest in modern California history. Lincoln Plaza Cinema, Renowned Art House Theater, to Close 2017-12-17T02:19:23.000000000+00:00 The theater on the Upper West Side, operated by Daniel and Toby Talbot, has served as a springboard for foreign and independent films for more than 30 years. The Winners and Losers in the Tax Bill 2017-12-17T02:16:39.000000000+00:00 President Trump has called the tax cuts a Christmas present for the entire nation, but the fine print reveals some will get nicer gifts than others. Uproar Over Purported Ban at C.D.C. of Words Like ‘Fetus’ 2017-12-17T00:32:41.000000000+00:00 The Department of Health and Human Services played down a report that officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were told not to use several words in budget documents. Tax Bill Would Curb Breaks for Sexual Abuse Settlements 2017-12-17T00:11:50.000000000+00:00 Companies will have to pay more in taxes if they use nondisclosure agreements, but experts say it isn’t likely to deter businesses from seeking confidentiality. What’s in the Tax Bill, and How It Will Affect You 2017-12-17T00:11:45.000000000+00:00 Several expected changes made the final cut, including a big increase in the standard deduction and a reduction in state and local income tax breaks. Nevada Democrat Facing Harassment Accusations Will Not Seek Re-election 2017-12-16T23:45:47.000000000+00:00 Representative Ruben Kihuen denied the accusations, but said they would be a distraction in a re-election campaign. He is the fifth member of Congress to step aside in two weeks. World’s Most Expensive Home? Another Bauble for a Saudi Prince 2017-12-16T22:39:19.000000000+00:00 A $300 million chateau is one of a string of extravagant purchases for a prince who is cracking down on ill-gotten wealth and preaching fiscal austerity. Editorial: The Tax Bill That Inequality Created 2017-12-16T21:47:08.000000000+00:00 The tax bill is a consequence of a fraction of the population taking control of the nation’s wealth and, with it, the nation’s political power.