Latest News Your Money: Teachers and Annuities: A Questionable Match and Hard Products to Shed 2018-03-17T10:27:01.000000000+00:00 Charter schoolteachers in New Orleans were peddled problematic retirement plans and then faced onerous obstacles trying to change them. Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats, Escalating Row Over Ex-Spy’s Poisoning 2018-03-17T10:06:41.000000000+00:00 The order came days after Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain expelled the same number of Russian diplomats. An Assassin’s Tool Kit: When Guns Are Not Enough 2018-03-17T09:54:34.000000000+00:00 For spies, politicians and gangsters, there are any number of grim ways to die. Poison is a favorite. This Study May Find That Moderate Drinking Is Healthy. The Alcohol Industry Was Asked to Pay for It. 2018-03-17T09:00:08.000000000+00:00 Scientists and government officials waged a concerted campaign to obtain funding from the alcohol industry for research that may enshrine alcohol as a part of a healthy diet. Engineer of Florida Bridge Reported Cracks Days Before Collapse 2018-03-17T08:54:43.000000000+00:00 The state Department of Transportation said the lead engineer had left it a voice mail message warning of cracking on the newly installed bridge. On College Basketball: Virginia Loses in a Way No One Will Ever Forget 2018-03-17T06:02:17.000000000+00:00 Virginia’s defeat against the University of Maryland, Baltimore County may have been historic and shocking, but it is explainable. They Were Heading Home, to Lunch, to Work. Then a Bridge Came Crashing Down. 2018-03-17T05:08:11.000000000+00:00 At least six people died in the collapse of a pedestrian walkway at Florida International University. Many families are still waiting for news of loved ones. N.C.A.A. Tournament: U.M.B.C. Makes History With Upset of No. 1 Virginia 2018-03-17T05:00:07.000000000+00:00 University of Maryland-Baltimore County becomes the first No. 16 seed to knock off a No. 1 seed in the men’s N.C.A.A. tournament. Here’s what happened Friday. U.K.’s First Polar Bear Born in 25 Years to Get Star Treatment 2018-03-17T04:47:27.000000000+00:00 The cub, born in Scotland around Christmas, will be the subject of a documentary on Sunday. When Xi Speaks, Chinese Officials Jump. Maybe Too High. 2018-03-17T04:23:39.000000000+00:00 Xi Jinping’s subordinates are quick to follow his orders, but that may limit the second-guessing that prevents bad policy and overzealous enforcement.