NY Times Europe Edition: Donald Trump, Republican Party, Russia: Your Wednesday Briefing 2017-07-26T05:35:00.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Four Migrants Die Trying to Cross Rio Grande Into the U.S. 2017-07-26T03:53:48.000000000+00:00 The deaths in El Paso came days after the authorities discovered the bodies of eight migrants packed in a sweltering tractor-trailer in San Antonio. A First: Cardinal Pell Appears in Australian Court on Sexual Charges 2017-07-26T02:23:37.000000000+00:00 A lawyer for Cardinal George Pell, one of Pope Francis’ top advisers, said the prelate would plead not guilty to all charges. The hearing lasted six minutes. Senate Votes Down Broad Obamacare Repeal 2017-07-26T02:00:22.000000000+00:00 The fact that the plan came up well short of even 50 votes was an ominous sign for Republican leaders still grappling with a formula to pass final health care legislation later this week. At a Moment of Success, U.S.C. Is Rocked by Scandal 2017-07-26T01:21:16.000000000+00:00 Did the university move too slowly in responding to allegations of drug abuse by one of its most prominent deans? In Trump’s World, ‘Very Weak’ Sessions Twists in Wind 2017-07-26T01:16:12.000000000+00:00 The president’s unforgiving campaign against his own attorney general opens rift with the right and leaves White House at war with the Justice Department. Intelligence Agencies Say North Korean Missile Could Reach U.S. in a Year 2017-07-26T00:53:11.000000000+00:00 The estimate significantly shortens the time that analysts believed it would take the regime to develop a weapon capable of reaching the continental United States. After Trump Injects Politics Into Speech, Boy Scouts Face Blowback 2017-07-26T00:28:49.000000000+00:00 The group tried to distance itself from a speech by President Trump that was laced with political attacks and enraged many parents and former Scouts. A Hot Microphone Catches Senate Gossip, but No Duel Transpires 2017-07-26T00:17:16.000000000+00:00 Senator Susan Collins, Republican of Maine, and Senator Jack Reed, Democrat of Rhode Island, were recorded disparaging President Trump and another G.O.P. lawmaker. Trump Finds Reason for the U.S. to Remain in Afghanistan: Minerals 2017-07-25T23:27:54.000000000+00:00 Last week, as the White House fell into an increasingly fractious debate over Afghanistan policy, Trump aides met with a chemical executive to discuss the potential for extracting rare-earth minerals.