NY Times Asia and Australia Edition: Damascus, Trump Tax Cut, North Korea: Your Morning Briefing 2017-04-27T20:32:41.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. 2 U.S. Service Members Killed in Afghanistan, Pentagon Says 2017-04-27T20:08:55.000000000+00:00 The two were killed, and a third was wounded, in an operation in the same part of Afghanistan where the military dropped its most powerful conventional weapon. 3 New Bridges Rise in New York, With Looks That Could Stop Traffic 2017-04-27T20:05:50.000000000+00:00 The home of past-century wonders like the Brooklyn Bridge returns to building cable-stayed bridges, which are designed to “stand the test of time.” Revisiting Nafta: The Stakes for Key Industries 2017-04-27T19:51:16.000000000+00:00 President Trump says he won’t immediately try to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement, but some sectors would be vulnerable in a renegotiation. United Airlines Reaches Settlement With Passenger Dragged Off Plane 2017-04-27T19:36:05.000000000+00:00 The arrangement includes a condition that the amount that Dr. David Dao will receive is to remain confidential. No Bones About It: Scientists Recover Ancient DNA From Cave Dirt 2017-04-27T18:00:15.000000000+00:00 With a new technique, German researchers isolated Neanderthal and Denisovan DNA from sediment alone, opening new possibilities in archaeology. Mass Die-Off of Whales in Atlantic Is Being Investigated 2017-04-27T17:53:23.000000000+00:00 Officials are seeking the reason for an “unusual mortality event” that has left 41 humpback whales dead since early 2016 from North Carolina to Maine. 5 Hurdles to the Adoption of Trump’s Tax Plan This Year 2017-04-27T17:37:07.000000000+00:00 It has obvious benefits for the rich but not the middle class, lobbyists don’t like parts of it, and its effect on Mr. Trump’s own taxes is unclear because he won’t release his returns. ‘Downton Abbey: The Exhibition’ to Tour the Modern World 2017-04-27T17:13:07.000000000+00:00 The multiyear, traveling exhibition will open on June 17 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. For Arkansas Community, an Execution Is ‘the One We’re Waiting On’ 2017-04-27T16:57:39.000000000+00:00 Kenneth D. Williams, the man sentenced to die last in Arkansas’s series of executions, murdered a man just beyond a prison compound.