Philippines Extends Martial Law in South for Another Year - 13 Dec 2017 at 3:51am - President Rodrigo Duterte said continued military rule on the southern island of Mindanao was needed to ensure the ?total eradication? of militancy there.

Once a Long Shot, Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Race - 13 Dec 2017 at 2:52am - Doug Jones, a former prosecutor, defeated scandal-scarred Roy S. Moore for the Senate seat once held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Europe Edition: Alabama, Emmanuel Macron, Austria: Your Wednesday Briefing - 13 Dec 2017 at 2:49am - Here?s what you need to know to start your day.

Pedophile Barred From Leaving Australia as Sex Tourism Law Takes Effect - 13 Dec 2017 at 2:49am - A man convicted of child sex offenses was turned away from Sydney Airport on Wednesday as Australia?s ?world first? sex tourism law came into effect.

Op-Ed Contributor: Trump and Bannon Can?t Save the Day - 13 Dec 2017 at 2:38am - The president and the populist badly botched their attempt to put Roy Moore over the top.

?Fake News,? Trump?s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen - 13 Dec 2017 at 1:45am - Leaders who don?t like to be criticized or investigated have embraced the term. Scholars fear that it further erodes trust in democracy.

Op-Ed Columnist: Alabama Says No to Trump?s Tribalism - 13 Dec 2017 at 1:29am - This was a real sign of health.

Belgium?s Lavish Energy Use Sheds Light on More Than Just Its Roads - 13 Dec 2017 at 1:17am - The country keeps two million streetlights on overnight, generating profits for utilities and politicians at a cost for consumers and the environment.

Toshiba Settles Fight With Western Digital That Imperiled a Major Deal - 13 Dec 2017 at 1:08am - The ailing Japanese conglomerate, which bet badly on U.S. nuclear power, can now proceed with a deal that will bring it $14 billion in needed cash.

Op-Ed Columnist: As Goes Moore, So Goes Trumpism - 13 Dec 2017 at 12:54am - A defeat in Alabama should inspire a course correction in the White House ? but it won?t.

Review: In ?The Children,? the Waters Rise and a Reckoning Comes Due - 13 Dec 2017 at 12:52am - In Lucy Kirkwood?s chilling play, the meltdown of a nuclear power plant is not just an environmental crisis, but an existential one.

In Texts, F.B.I. Officials in Russia Inquiry Said Clinton ?Just Has to Win? - 13 Dec 2017 at 12:39am - Some messages criticized the Clinton team and the Obama administration, but the officials appeared appalled at some of Donald J. Trump?s comments during the campaign.

Number of Jailed Journalists Hits Record High, Advocacy Group Says - 13 Dec 2017 at 12:02am - The Committee to Protect Journalists identified 262 journalists imprisoned for their journalism as of Dec. 1. More than half were in Turkey, China or Egypt.

Asia and Australia Edition: Roy Moore, New York City, Jerusalem: Your Wednesd... - 12 Dec 2017 at 11:31pm - Here?s what you need to know to start your day.

India Bans Condom Ads From Prime-Time TV - 12 Dec 2017 at 11:24pm - Conservative social groups pressured the government to crack down on the commercials, saying they were inappropriate for children.

Op-Ed Columnist: Thank Heaven for . . . Alabama? - 12 Dec 2017 at 11:05pm - If this deep-red state isn?t beyond redemption, then America isn?t, either.

Editorial: Roy Moore Loses, Sanity Reigns - 12 Dec 2017 at 11:03pm - Doug Jones strikes a blow against Donald Trump and for morality in American politics.

Republicans, Closing In on Final Tax Bill, Aim for a Vote Next Week - 12 Dec 2017 at 10:40pm - In a frenzy of last-minute negotiations, Republicans drew closer to a 21 percent corporate tax rate and a top individual rate of 37 percent.

Doug Jones: A Lawyer in the Thick of Alabama?s Big Moments - 12 Dec 2017 at 10:26pm - As a prosecutor and defense lawyer, Mr. Jones played a role in some of his state?s biggest cases, putting him in a position to make electoral history.

Shivering Children, Pricier Spandex: The Impact of China?s Energy Stumble - 12 Dec 2017 at 10:09pm - China tried this fall to replace much of its coal with natural gas. But with supplies running short, chemical factories have been closed.

Artist Flees Beijing After Filming Devastation of Mass Evictions - 12 Dec 2017 at 9:51pm - Hua Yong, a painter, has shot and posted online dozens of videos documenting the forced removal of thousands of migrant workers from Beijing.

Trump?s Combative Denials Again Draw Him Into the Sexual Harassment Debate - 12 Dec 2017 at 9:05pm - In denying again the accusations against him and deriding Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the president ensured that the issue would gain added energy and prominence.

Editorial: Who Bought That $450 Million Leonardo After All? - 12 Dec 2017 at 9:04pm - The plot thickens.

Sweden?s Prime Minister Condemns Anti-Semitic Outbursts - 12 Dec 2017 at 8:29pm - Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, speaking after recent anti-Semitic episodes in two Swedish cities, said ?hatred of Jews has no place in our society.?

Editorial: Fox News v. Robert Mueller - 12 Dec 2017 at 8:17pm - The propaganda machine has kicked into high gear, and has a single goal: convincing President Trump to fire the special counsel.

Disney?s Deal for 21st Century Fox Is Said to Be Close - 12 Dec 2017 at 7:58pm - The $60 billion-plus acquisition would give Disney control of most of Rupert Murdoch?s movie and TV empire, and give a serious boost to the company?s streaming ambitions.

Quakes and Fires? It?s the Cost of Living That Californians Can?t Stomach - 12 Dec 2017 at 7:44pm - For many Californians, natural disasters are a moment to take stock and rethink the dream. But in the end, it almost always comes down to cost.

?The Tunnel.? Depressing, Claustrophobic and Now a Terror Target. - 12 Dec 2017 at 7:33pm - The passageway between busy subway lines in Times Square, often crowded shoulder to shoulder, became the destination of a would-be suicide bomber.

Macron Holds a Climate Summit, and Trump Casts a Shadow - 12 Dec 2017 at 7:33pm - Leaders, businesspeople and investors from around the world gathered near Paris at the invitation of the French president, who warned ?we are losing the battle? against climate change.

Tillerson Says Embassy in Jerusalem Is at Least Three Years Away - 12 Dec 2017 at 7:32pm - On Tuesday, Rex W. Tillerson discussed the future of the embassy in a speech at the State Department and then took questions from department employees.

Inside the New York Subway Tunnel Bombed By a Terror Suspect - 12 Dec 2017 at 7:26pm - One day after a would-be suicide attacker set off a bomb in a New York City subway tunnel, locals were already back to using it. Here's a look inside.

Op-Ed Contributor: Lighting Hanukkah Candles Under the Swastika?s Shadow - 12 Dec 2017 at 7:25pm - Tonight a menorah that began its life in Nazi Germany will be lit in Israel.

Ken Friedman, Power Restaurateur, Is Accused of Sexual Harassment - 12 Dec 2017 at 7:05pm - Ten female employees say they were sexually harassed by the owner of the Spotted Pig. Dozens described it as a toxic workplace fueled by fame and fear.

Op-Ed Contributor: My Favorite Holiday Movie Involves a Giant Rabbit - 12 Dec 2017 at 6:56pm - If the season means anything at all, it?s about believing in things we cannot actually see.

Sexual Harassment Cases Show the Ineffectiveness of Going to H.R. - 12 Dec 2017 at 6:32pm - Human resources departments face a quandary: protect the employees who bring complaints or the companies that employ them.

Op-Ed Contributor: When Judges Prey on Clerks - 12 Dec 2017 at 6:27pm - Law professors should refuse to send students to problematic judges and publicly explain why.

On Campus: Roy Moore Drowns Us Out - 12 Dec 2017 at 6:11pm - He is a symbol of the way injustices fester and grow.

Enrico Castellani, Artist in the Postwar Avant-Garde, Dies at 87 - 12 Dec 2017 at 6:02pm - Mr. Castellani, from Italy, was part of a swirl of movements and groups that rejected emotion and subjectivity and flourished on both sides of the Atlantic.

Vietnam '67: Bicycling the ?Blood Road? - 12 Dec 2017 at 5:56pm - My father?s plane crashed over Laos in 1972. In 2015, I rode my bike 1,200 miles to find him.

Another Human Foot Washes Ashore in Canada. That Makes 13. - 12 Dec 2017 at 5:53pm - A man walking his dog on Vancouver Island found a leg with a foot in a black sneaker on a beach. The authorities are trying to get a DNA sample from it.

Barcelona Journal: Catalonia?s New Conflict Echoes in the Halls of an Old Prison - 12 Dec 2017 at 5:44pm - Long before the current battle over secession, Catalonia played a central role in Spanish political strife. The cells of the Modelo prison tell that story of conflict.

News Analysis: Afghan President Under Fire as Critics Chafe at Overdue Vote - 12 Dec 2017 at 5:32pm - Opponents of the increasingly isolated Ashraf Ghani are holding rallies, issuing ultimatums and calling for a tribal referendum on his performance in office.

Talk of Trump Visit Tests U.K.?s ?Special Relationship? - 12 Dec 2017 at 5:24pm - The American ambassador in London said he hoped a planned trip by President Trump would go ahead despite vocal opposition.

Five Dancers Accuse City Ballet?s Peter Martins of Physical Abuse - 12 Dec 2017 at 5:07pm - The accusations, spanning decades, come after a sexual harassment claim against Mr. Martins.

11 Things We Learned From Our Readers This Year - 12 Dec 2017 at 4:52pm - How to speak your love briefly. How to heal from trauma. How to stop thinking and start doing. Here's what you, our readers, taught us this year.

Letters: Due Process and Sexual Harassment - 12 Dec 2017 at 4:47pm - Readers discuss how differently accusations against Al Franken, Roy Moore and President Trump have been addressed.

The Shift: I Was Wrong About Bitcoin. Here?s Why. - 12 Dec 2017 at 4:33pm - Our columnist predicted in 2013 that Bitcoin, then a new digital currency, would soon die. He points to five assumptions he got wrong.

Opinion: Ed Sheeran Raises Money for Liberia ? and Is Promptly Shamed - 12 Dec 2017 at 4:17pm - Criticizing the singer for promoting ?poverty porn? hurts people the world has forgotten.

Economic Scene: Tax Plan?s Biggest Cuts Could Be in Living Standards - 12 Dec 2017 at 3:46pm - Cutting taxes is mostly an exercise in slicing the economic pie a different way, not making it bigger, with gains for a few offset by losses for many.

Encounters: ?Insecure? No More, Yvonne Orji Still Enjoys Cheap Pizza - 12 Dec 2017 at 3:30pm - The actress and comic has opened for Chris Rock, and her HBO show is a hit. But after a set at Carolines she recalled leaner times.