Latest News Further Reading: Condoleezza Rice on the 10 Days Still Shaking the World 2017-10-17T14:50:42.000000000+00:00 On the centenary of the October Revolution, the former secretary of state writes about the books that best help us understand Russia. Trump Falsely Claims Obama Didn’t Contact Families of Fallen Troops 2017-10-17T14:45:42.000000000+00:00 President Trump’s assertion belied a long record of meetings his predecessor, Barack Obama, held with the families of killed service members, as well as calls and letters. Next Stop: In Norway, the Journey Is the Destination 2017-10-17T14:42:42.000000000+00:00 A writer finds emotional solace on some of Norway’s scenic remote roads, which have been transformed into architectural wonders. U.S.-Backed Forces Capture Raqqa From ISIS 2017-10-17T14:41:21.000000000+00:00 Losing the Syrian city is a heavy blow to the Islamic State, but it could also inflame tensions between Kurds and Arabs in the U.S.-led coalition. New York Today: New York Today: The Voice of the Brooklyn Nets 2017-10-17T14:18:02.000000000+00:00 Tuesday: A chat with Olivier Sedra, a “Hair” sing along, and Archives Week. Catalan Leaders Accuse Madrid of Killing Chance of Talks 2017-10-17T13:46:47.000000000+00:00 The regional government said hopes of dialogue had been “dynamited” after a judge ordered the arrest of two figureheads of the independence movement. Donald Trump, California, N.B.A.: Your Tuesday Briefing 2017-10-17T13:37:49.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Trump Says Drug Czar Nominee Tom Marino Withdraws From Consideration 2017-10-17T13:33:59.000000000+00:00 Representative Tom Marino had championed a law that undermined the Drug Enforcement Administration’s efforts to combat the opioid crisis. For Sebastian Kurz, Austria’s 31-Year-Old New Leader, a Swift Rise 2017-10-17T12:45:24.000000000+00:00 Mr. Kurz, who began in politics as a teenager, is on track to become the world’s youngest head of government. California Today: California Today: Reporting on Wildfires Felt ‘Like a Country at War’ 2017-10-17T12:41:34.000000000+00:00 Tuesday: A Times reporter digs out his satellite phone, San Diego courts Amazon, and how fire retardant works.