NY Times Bernard Lewis, Influential Scholar of Islam, Is Dead at 101 2018-05-21T20:52:37.000000000+00:00 Mr. Lewis’s views on the connection between Islam and terrorism inspired controversy but also helped shape American foreign policy under George W. Bush. Trump’s Charm and Threats May Not Be Working on China. Here’s Why. 2018-05-21T20:52:13.000000000+00:00 President Trump threatened tariffs on $150 billion in goods, then tried conciliation. Beijing’s response either way: Rebuff the offers and avoid specific pledges. Supreme Court Upholds Workplace Arbitration Contracts Barring Class Actions 2018-05-21T20:22:05.000000000+00:00 The vote was 5 to 4, with the court’s more conservative justices in the majority. The court’s decision could affect some 25 million employment contracts. Neal Katyal: Can’t Indict a President? That Could Hurt Trump 2018-05-21T20:17:07.000000000+00:00 Rudolph Giuliani’s assertion would mean the president must testify. Advising Bolton Is a ‘Shadow N.S.C.’ 2018-05-21T20:06:07.000000000+00:00 The new national security adviser has been quietly taking advice from a few longtime associates. Some have business interests that overlap with the N.S.C. Asia and Australia Edition: China, North Korea, Pope Francis: Your Tuesday Briefing 2018-05-21T19:53:30.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Oliver North Blames ‘Culture of Violence’ for Mass Shootings 2018-05-21T19:47:33.000000000+00:00 The incoming president of the National Rifle Association said shootings are tied to violent television shows and movies and a dependence on medications like Ritalin. Venezuela’s Sham Election 2018-05-21T19:45:32.000000000+00:00 Sunday’s vote giving Nicolás Maduro another term was flawed by low turnout and rampant corruption. Venezuela’s Latin neighbors must unite to isolate and force him from office. Opinion: Supreme Court Deals a Blow to Workers 2018-05-21T19:44:46.000000000+00:00 Employees who are underpaid, harassed or discriminated against have been left to press their cases alone in arbitration. Richard N. Goodwin, Adviser to Democratic Presidents, Dies at 86 2018-05-21T19:43:05.000000000+00:00 A committed liberal, he wrote speeches for John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson and later worked as an author, journalist and political consultant.