Global Trump Widens Rift With Congress as Critical Showdowns Loom 2017-08-23T22:54:36.000000000+00:00 President Trump is threatening a government shutdown over funds for a border wall, attacking key Republicans ahead of a critical legislative stretch. Spanish Thrives in the U.S. Despite an English-Only Drive 2017-08-23T22:32:39.000000000+00:00 Thanks to migration, adaptation, pop culture and commerce, the Spanish language endures in the United States, regardless of any effort to control it. Trump, McConnell, Yemen: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing 2017-08-23T22:18:19.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day. Hidden Banksy Art to Be Displayed by London Developer 2017-08-23T22:14:58.000000000+00:00 “Snorting Copper” had been painted over and boarded up. Now, the man who rediscovered it says he will keep the restored work where the public can see it. Mastermind or Naïf? Samsung Heir’s Fate Hinges on the Question 2017-08-23T22:03:37.000000000+00:00 Jay Y. Lee, heir to the Samsung empire, faces a verdict in a bribery trial that has riveted South Korea and put a focus on his management style. Asia and Australia Edition: Afghanistan, North Korea, Egypt: Your Thursday Briefing 2017-08-23T21:41:36.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. The Long View: A Racist World, Described by Those Who Knew It 2017-08-23T21:37:12.000000000+00:00 Rereading Maya Angelou, Richard Wright and other mid-20th-century writers is to see anew that Appomattox was as much a beginning as an end. How a Shadowy Imam Evaded Scrutiny and Forged the Barcelona Cell 2017-08-23T21:22:15.000000000+00:00 Abdelbaki Essati, believed to be the recruiter behind the attacks in Spain, had deep links with Islamic extremists and seems to have learned their methods well. Remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey Gain Strength and Hurricane Watch Is Posted 2017-08-23T20:24:21.000000000+00:00 Hurricane and storm surge watches were issued on Wednesday for parts of Texas. Forecasters are concerned about the storm stalling after making landfall. Bulletin Board: Readers Voice Criticism Over Coverage of Swedish Journalist’s Death 2017-08-23T20:08:24.000000000+00:00 An editor notes that while cultural and social context is important, our comparison needed additional information.