Guiyang Journal: Forget Marx and Mao. Chinese City Honors Once-Banned Confucian. - 18 Oct 2017 at 10:23am - Guiyang has built a museum and park to Wang Yangming, a 16th-century philosopher at the center of a propaganda drive by China?s leader, Xi Jinping.

Xi Jinping Opens China?s Party Congress, His Hold Tighter Than Ever - 18 Oct 2017 at 10:13am - Warning of deep and complicated changes but describing the outlook as ?extremely bright,? the president is set to make himself the indispensable man.

Trump Denies Telling Army Widow Her Husband ?Knew What He Signed Up For? - 18 Oct 2017 at 10:00am - A Democratic representative from Florida said she overheard a phone call the president made to the widow of Sgt. La David T. Johnson, a Green Beret who was killed in an ambush in Niger.

The Daily: Listen to ?The Daily?: Disappearing Factory Jobs - 18 Oct 2017 at 9:32am - How President Trump?s promise of ?America First? has met the realities of U.S. manufacturing.

A Marine Attacked an Iraqi Restaurant. But Was It a Hate Crime or PTSD? - 18 Oct 2017 at 9:21am - After a Marine attacked an Iraqi restaurant in Portland, Ore., his family said he was provoked by trauma, not hate, and that he needed help, not jail time.

Trump Criticizes N.F.L. for Not Penalizing Anthem Kneeling - 18 Oct 2017 at 8:54am - The owners opted not to rewrite regulations to require standing for the anthem and met for hours with players to discuss supporting social causes.

Op-Ed Columnist: A Very Encouraging Health Care Deal - 18 Oct 2017 at 8:43am - Also: A Willie Horton-style campaign in Virginia.

California Today: California Today: A Rallying Cry Against Harassment in Sacr... - 18 Oct 2017 at 8:42am - Wednesday: Alleged sexual misconduct in the Legislature, how the wildfires affected wineries, and the dominant Golden State Warriors.

Op-Ed Columnist: What?s the Matter With Republicans? - 18 Oct 2017 at 8:34am - How the party of Trump became a liberal caricature.

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Can?t Believe Republicans Still Let Trump Speak - 18 Oct 2017 at 8:30am - Mr. Noah said that the president?s most recent news conference had ?derailed,? and wondered ?why Republicans insist on letting Donald Trump speak.?

Raqqa, China, Los Angeles Dodgers: Your Wednesday Briefing - 18 Oct 2017 at 8:06am - Here?s what you need to know to start your day.

Xi Jinping?s Marathon Speech: Five Takeaways - 18 Oct 2017 at 7:50am - President Xi Jinping of China gave a 205-minute speech to open the Communist Party congress. Here is what mattered.

Samsung Is Under Scrutiny Again as South Korean Police Raid Offices - 18 Oct 2017 at 7:41am - Two months after a scion of the conglomerate?s controlling family was sent to prison, investigators were looking into an alleged misappropriation of company funds.

U.S. Stood by as Indonesia Killed a Half-Million People, Papers Show - 18 Oct 2017 at 7:13am - The killings in 1965-66 played to anti-Communist attitudes, and U.S. diplomats mostly stayed silent while tallying the deaths, documents show.

Iraqi Forces Retake All Oil Fields in Disputed Areas as Kurds Retreat - 18 Oct 2017 at 6:23am - Kurdish independence aspirations appeared to stall ? at least for now ? as Iraqi forces seized oil facilities that supply most of the region?s revenue.

New York Today: New York Today: A Bull Runs Free in Brooklyn - 18 Oct 2017 at 6:00am - Wednesday: A bull tastes freedom on the streets of Park Slope, Yankees in Game 5, and Black Monday.

Phys Ed: Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk - 18 Oct 2017 at 6:00am - A large-scale new study found that concussions in adolescents can increase the risk of later developing multiple sclerosis.

Public Health: Trump?s Attack on Insurer ?Gravy Train? Could Actually Help a ... - 18 Oct 2017 at 5:30am - State regulators and insurers have found a way to funnel more federal money into the markets and protect consumers from big rate hikes.

Rohingya Refugees Fleeing Myanmar Await Entrance to Squalid Camps - 18 Oct 2017 at 5:29am - Thousands of Rohingya fleeing violence have crossed the border to Bangladesh, but their journey is far from over.

Frugal Traveler: Navigating Sometimes Chaotic, Always Fascinating Addis Ababa - 18 Oct 2017 at 5:25am - Not only can the Ethiopian capital be done inexpensively, you will also find fascinating cultural landmarks, wonderful food and an almost unparalleled coffee culture.

Contributing Opinion Writer: Ireland?s Transition, and Mine - 18 Oct 2017 at 5:12am - The country has come a long way on L.G.B.T.Q. rights since I was there in the 1990s.

News Analysis: After the Caliphate, What?s Next for ISIS? ISIS 2.0, Experts Say - 18 Oct 2017 at 5:09am - With the fall of its capital and loss of territory, the Islamic State may be reeling but not vanquished.

In Italian Schools, Reading, Writing and Recognizing Fake News - 18 Oct 2017 at 5:05am - A new program, aided by companies like Facebook, will aim to teach students how to recognize and stop the sharing of fake news and conspiracy theories.

On Money: North Korea Is No Longer the Hermit Kingdom ? but How Long Will Chi... - 18 Oct 2017 at 5:00am - The country?s peculiar trading entanglements make sanctions possible. Will its longtime enabler finally make them enforceable?

State of the Art: How the Frightful Five Put Start-Ups in a Lose-Lose Situation - 18 Oct 2017 at 5:00am - In Silicon Valley, small companies used to unseat big ones. Now the clutches of the five biggest tech companies are hard to escape.

Food Inequality in Venezuela: Feeding Eight on Scraps - 18 Oct 2017 at 5:00am - Food shortages and rising inflation have made basic groceries unaffordable for many Venezuelans, over 80 percent of whom now live in poverty. After losing her job two years ago, Francia has been feeding her family from the garbage of a supermarket in Caracas.

Op-Ed Contributors: Protect Alaska?s Last Great Wilderness From Oil Drilling - 18 Oct 2017 at 4:55am - Republicans are using the budget process to allow resource extraction in the pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Op-Ed Contributor: Military Women, Too, Should Serve Unmolested - 18 Oct 2017 at 4:55am - Misogyny and abuse are rampant in society. But the military is well equipped stop it in its own ranks.

U.K. Reports Big Rise in Hate Crime, Citing Brexit and Terrorist Attacks - 18 Oct 2017 at 4:18am - The number of such violations climbed by about 30 percent, although part of the rise was attributed to increased awareness and changes in the law.

Op-Ed Contributor: A Roadmap for Catalonia - 18 Oct 2017 at 12:58am - The central government in Madrid and the Catalan Parliament have painted themselves into a corner. Here is a way out.

Editorial: Mr. Trump Outdoes Himself in Picking a Conflicted Regulator - 17 Oct 2017 at 10:46pm - The nominee to lead the E.P.A. chemicals office is a threat to public health.

Women Denounce Harassment in California?s Capital - 17 Oct 2017 at 10:30pm - Women complained of groping, lewd comments and suggestions of trading sexual favors for legislation in Sacramento.

Nafta Talks? Extension May Make for Slow, Painful Demise - 17 Oct 2017 at 9:41pm - The prolonging of the trade talks leaves a narrow and challenging path to rewriting the pact.

George Soros Transfers Billions to Open Society Foundations - 17 Oct 2017 at 9:34pm - Mr. Soros has moved about $18 billion to Open Society, the charity he founded which promotes human rights around the world. He plans to give still more.

2 Senators Strike Deal on Health Subsidies That Trump Cut Off - 17 Oct 2017 at 8:41pm - A plan by Senators Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Patty Murray of Washington to fund health subsidies for low-income consumers won President Trump?s backing.

Top General?s Grief Becomes Political Talking Point for Trump - 17 Oct 2017 at 8:35pm - President Trump is testing the reluctance of his chief of staff, John F. Kelly, to discuss the death of his son Second Lt. Robert Kelly, who died in combat in 2010.

Inside a Secretive Group Where Women Are Branded - 17 Oct 2017 at 8:19pm - A self-help organization in Albany called Nxivm has begun to unravel as members reveal disturbing practices and fears of blackmail.

Navy SEALs Were Ready if Pakistan Failed to Free Family Held as Hostages - 17 Oct 2017 at 8:19pm - American officials asked Pakistan to rescue an American woman, her Canadian husband and their children. With new intelligence on their whereabouts, officials had limited time to act.

University of Florida Braces for Richard Spencer - 17 Oct 2017 at 7:54pm - A state of emergency has already been declared in preparation for the white nationalist?s appearance at Florida?s flagship university on Thursday.

?Come Out and Surrender?: Inside Raqqa, With the Fighters Who Drove Off ISIS - 17 Oct 2017 at 7:50pm - A New York Times photographer accompanied Kurdish fighters as they entered Raqqa, the Syrian city that had been a stronghold of the Islamic State.

After Drone Hits Plane in Canada, New Fears About Air Safety - 17 Oct 2017 at 7:22pm - Pilots are filing reports of drones flying too high on a weekly, almost daily basis, despite new rules and fines.

Memo from Lombardy: First Scotland, Then Catalonia. And Now? Milan and Venice - 17 Oct 2017 at 7:14pm - Two regions of northern Italy will vote on whether to request greater autonomy. They?re not demanding secession, but the referendums are being closely watched.

Google Maps Pulls Calorie-Counting Feature After Criticism - 17 Oct 2017 at 7:13pm - The app told users how many calories they would burn by walking instead of driving, but was criticized as dangerous to people with eating disorders.

Raqqa, ISIS ?Capital,? Is Captured, U.S.-Backed Forces Say - 17 Oct 2017 at 7:07pm - Loss of the Syrian city is a heavy blow to the militants, but the destruction there is immense, and questions linger about who will govern and rebuild.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Yes, This Is a Witch Hunt. I?m a Witch and I?m Hun... - 17 Oct 2017 at 6:57pm - Sorry, Woody Allen. I know you hate rumor mills, but sometimes they?re our only recourse.

Editorial: Ending Cash-Register Justice - 17 Oct 2017 at 6:55pm - Towns across the country hand out fines for minor infractions and jail anyone too poor to pay. It?s time for more judges to speak out.

Op-Ed Contributor: Why Democrats Need Wall Street - 17 Oct 2017 at 6:55pm - Financial firms are big donors, and the backbone of the American economy.

Op-Ed Columnist: The Trump Doctrine - 17 Oct 2017 at 6:55pm - The president?s approach is: Rip things apart without thought and leave the problem to someone else.

Marian Cannon Schlesinger, Author and Eyewitness to History, Dies at 105 - 17 Oct 2017 at 6:34pm - A painter, memoirist and daughter of an early feminist, she wrote frankly of the Kennedy White House, where her husband, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., was an adviser.

The New Health Care: How a Healthy Economy Can Shorten Life Spans - 17 Oct 2017 at 6:32pm - In general, prosperity brings better health. But economic booms are also associated with air pollution, stress and car accidents.