NY Times News Analysis: For Trump, a Moment of Defeat but Maybe Not Recalibration 2017-12-14T02:16:04.000000000+00:00 President Trump, never one to accept blame, said the Democratic upset in Alabama proved he was right all along, and he gave little indication that he would shift course. AT&T and Union Reach Accord on Job Protection for Workers 2017-12-14T02:10:57.000000000+00:00 Under the deal, 20,000 wireless employees would get better pay and job protection. The union will push for the company’s acquisition of Time Warner. Republican Tax Bill in Final Sprint Across Finish Line 2017-12-14T01:38:58.000000000+00:00 House and Senate negotiators reach agreement, appearing on track to send a bill to President Trump by Christmas. Rerouting Thousands: City Plans for L Train Closure 2017-12-14T01:38:51.000000000+00:00 A new ferry route. Traffic restrictions on the Williamsburg Bridge. New bus lanes and wider sidewalks on 14th Street. These are just a few measures. Voices From Alabama: Black Women Who Voted for Doug Jones 2017-12-14T01:11:47.000000000+00:00 Exit polling shows 98 percent of female African-American voters supported Doug Jones in the Senate election in Alabama. We spoke to some of them to learn what was so important to them in this election. In Alabama, Blacks Saw a Vote Against Moore as a Vote Against Turning Back the Clock. 2017-12-14T01:00:08.000000000+00:00 Turned off by Roy S. Moore, Stephen K. Bannon and President Trump, African-Americans turned out at levels that ensured victory for the Democratic Senate candidate. Alabama Women ‘Make a Stand’ in First Election of the #MeToo Era 2017-12-14T00:52:35.000000000+00:00 Black women were critical to Doug Jones’s Senate victory. Most white women supported his conservative opponent, Roy Moore, although the Republican had been banking on even more. Fed Predicts Modest Economic Growth From Tax Cut 2017-12-14T00:48:28.000000000+00:00 The Federal Reserve continued to slowly increase interest rates, and it said the tax bill was unlikely to increase its pace of doing so. Joe Biden Comforts Meghan McCain in Heartfelt Exchange on ‘The View’ 2017-12-14T00:24:04.000000000+00:00 “One of the things that gave Beau courage, my word, was John,” Mr. Biden told a tearful Ms. McCain. Her father, John McCain, has the same form of cancer that killed his son Beau. Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Donald Trump Did It 2017-12-14T00:14:17.000000000+00:00 We need investigations. But we already know the truth about what our president thinks about women.