NY Times Republican Party, Ransomware, Sarah Palin: Your Wednesday Briefing 2017-06-28T09:38:26.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Takes CNN to Task for Retracted Article 2017-06-28T09:24:22.000000000+00:00 Mr. Colbert found something he has in common with President Trump: Both enjoyed taking shots at CNN this week. Ransomware Reaches Asia-Pacific, Though Focus Remains on Europe 2017-06-28T09:15:59.000000000+00:00 Regional offices of global firms are grappling with the cyberattack, but the effects so far appear limited compared with last month’s WannaCry malware. Plan to Combine Fed and Davis Cup Finals Could Alter Tennis Landscape 2017-06-28T09:15:34.000000000+00:00 The I.T.F.’s board approved a plan to stage the final phases of the Davis Cup men’s team competition and the Fed Cup women’s team tournament together the next three years. Nonfiction: Tracing the Origins of the New York Police Department 2017-06-28T09:00:24.000000000+00:00 In “Law and Disorder: The Chaotic Birth of the NYPD,” Bruce Chadwick reveals how incompetent constables, riots and rising crime convinced New Yorkers they needed an official police force. A Canopy of Knitted Light at MoMA PS1 2017-06-28T09:00:02.000000000+00:00 Take a 360-degree tour through “Lumen,” Jenny Sabin’s photoluminescent installation at MoMA PS1. Ms. Sabin won the museum’s Young Architects Program. After Grenfell Tower Fire, U.K. Asks: Has Deregulation Gone Too Far? 2017-06-28T08:18:39.000000000+00:00 The deadly blaze at a high-rise apartment block has helped crystallize resentment over the country’s embrace of neoliberalism, privatization and austerity. A New Kind of Tech Job Emphasizes Skills, Not a College Degree 2017-06-28T04:05:13.000000000+00:00 Programs promoting a skills-based labor market are gaining momentum and changing the way people are hired and trained for tech and other jobs. Police Officers in Helicopter Attack Venezuela’s Supreme Court 2017-06-28T04:02:36.000000000+00:00 The attack, with grenades, was a rare act of disloyalty against a government under pressure from protests and an economic collapse. Cyberattack Hits Ukraine Then Spreads Internationally 2017-06-28T04:01:03.000000000+00:00 This ransomware attack, a more sophisticated assault based on a vulnerability exploited in May, hit companies across the globe.