Latest News The 22nd-Largest Team at the Olympics: Zamboni Drivers 2018-02-19T21:32:25.000000000+00:00 Recruited primarily from Canada and the United States, they take a particular pride in making sure the ice is just right. The Olympics “are not a place to train people.” Asia and Australia Edition: Russia, Iran, Winter Olympics: Your Tuesday Briefing 2018-02-19T21:18:33.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Fact-Checking a Facebook Executive’s Comments on Russian Interference 2018-02-19T20:29:38.000000000+00:00 Rob Goldman, Facebook vice president for ads, tweeted about Russia’s disinformation effort. President Trump then cited him. We fact-checked Mr. Goldman. Olympic Curling Rocked by Russian Doping Case 2018-02-19T20:14:38.000000000+00:00 A Russian may lose his bronze medal after failing a doping test in a sport not accustomed to such high-profile cases, but one that is physically demanding. ‘Black Panther’ Is No. 1 on the Album Charts, Too 2018-02-19T20:13:41.000000000+00:00 The superhero film has broken box office records, and now its soundtrack, featuring Kendrick Lamar, the Weeknd and SZA, has opened in the top spot. The C.E.O. Who Stood Up to President Trump: Ken Frazier Speaks Out 2018-02-19T20:12:47.000000000+00:00 The head of Merck quit Mr. Trump’s business council after racial violence in Virginia, saying “as a matter of my own personal conscience, I could not remain.” Tax Overhaul Gains Public Support, Buoying Republicans 2018-02-19T20:11:56.000000000+00:00 The upturn follows an aggressive advertising campaign by the party and coincides with an eroding Democratic lead in polls gauging midterm election prospects. On Pro Basketball: Team Lebron vs. Team Steph Wasn’t Bad. But How About U.S. vs. the World? 2018-02-19T20:09:23.000000000+00:00 The new format for the All-Star Game seemed to work, with the players actually contesting shots on some possessions. But another concept for the game is lurking. Günter Blobel, Nobel Laureate Who Found Cell ‘ZIP Codes,’ Dies at 81 2018-02-19T20:04:57.000000000+00:00 Dr. Blobel, at Rockefeller University, discovered that proteins in any given cell carry signals that guide them to where they can do their beneficial job. Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Nashville’s Mayor Has Stumbled. Who Will Cast the First Stone? 2018-02-19T19:58:13.000000000+00:00 Megan Barry’s affair with a subordinate has her opponents outraged. The rest of us aren’t sure what to think.