Latest News Government Shutdown Begins as Budget Talks Falter in Senate 2018-01-20T06:55:27.000000000+00:00 Senators from both parties were scrambling for a new deal to reopen the government quickly, possibly just hours after the midnight deadline passed. How Trump and Schumer Came Close to a Deal Over Cheeseburgers 2018-01-20T06:18:04.000000000+00:00 The deal fell apart later in the day when the president and his chief of staff wanted more concessions on immigration. News Analysis: Shutdown? It Could Be Forgotten in a Trumpian Flash 2018-01-20T05:50:38.000000000+00:00 As Democrats pushed the government toward a shutdown, they could take solace in the rapid-fire news cycles of the Trump era. A crisis now may be long forgotten by November. Shutdown, Supreme Court, Menendez: Your Friday Evening Briefing 2018-01-20T05:10:41.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day. Retrial of Senator Menendez Adds Twist to Midterm Elections 2018-01-20T04:16:37.000000000+00:00 The Justice Department says it will retry Senator Robert Menendez on corruption charges, meaning he could be facing trial as he seeks another term. Baltimore Fires Another Police Commissioner, After Record High Murder Rate 2018-01-20T02:09:03.000000000+00:00 Baltimore’s crime problem has a host of seemingly intractable causes. Will an insider be able to fix what an outsider could not? Sports of The Times: Who Has U.S.A. Gymnastics’ Back at This Point? The U.S.O.C., for Some Reason 2018-01-20T02:08:59.000000000+00:00 The country’s national Olympics organization so far has chosen not to decertify the gymnastics federation, despite sexual-abuse claims from more than 150 young women. Op-Ed Columnist: Clueless Versus Trump 2018-01-20T01:44:29.000000000+00:00 Americans want statesmanship, not schadenfreude. Neighbor to Plead Guilty to Federal Charge in Attack on Rand Paul, Lawyer Says 2018-01-20T01:39:08.000000000+00:00 Rene A. Boucher of Bowling Green, Ky., is expected to plead guilty in federal court, where prosecutors will seek a sentence of up to 21 months, his lawyer said. Trump Tells Anti-Abortion Marchers ‘We Are With You All the Way’ and Shows It 2018-01-20T01:27:51.000000000+00:00 For someone who once described himself as “very pro-choice,” Mr. Trump’s transformation into a champion of the anti-abortion cause is a remarkable political evolution.