Pelosi Talks of ?Bridge? to New Leader as Democrats Test Her Strength - 16 Aug 2018 at 9:13am - Nancy Pelosi, the House Democratic leader, is confronting threats from different corners of her party, posing the most serious test of her 15-year grip on the caucus.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Former Prime Minister of India, Dies at 93 - 16 Aug 2018 at 9:09am - As India?s leader from 1998 to 2004, Mr. Vajpayee ended a long moratorium on nuclear tests but also eased tensions with Pakistan and built closer ties with United States.

New York Today: New York Today: A Playlist for Commutes - 16 Aug 2018 at 9:01am - Thursday: Tunes for your trip to and from work, and Grand Central Reads to whet your literary appetite.

California Today: California Today: Yosemite National Park Reopens to Visitors - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:50am - Thursday: Tourists and wildlife return, Tesla is subpoenaed, and Portuguese-Americans keep tradition alive in the Central Valley.

Reeling From the ?Year Without a Sam?s Club,? Alaskans Wonder: What?s Next? - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:32am - A primary election Tuesday is expected to set up a tense, three-way race for governor as Alaska reaches a crossroads. Will outside forces set the state?s fate?

Our Blind Spots Often Hide the Truth About America - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:31am - Responding to readers, the author of a recent Op-Ed about ?Trump Country? says that we must remain vigilant against easy, reductive frameworks and labels.

The Real Risk of the John Brennan Episode - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:29am - It may strike fear into the many civil servants and government contractors who need security clearances for their jobs.

The Questions the Jurors in the Manafort Trial Will Be Asking - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:22am - In weighing whether to find Paul Manafort guilty or not of financial fraud charges, jurors will have to take into account evidence, witness credibility and other factors.

This Is Your Brain on Omarosa - 16 Aug 2018 at 8:12am - We are determined not to be distracted from the important news of the week.

Trump Revokes Ex-C.I.A. Director John Brennan?s Security Clearance - 16 Aug 2018 at 7:42am - The White House cited ?erratic? behavior by Mr. Brennan, who has frequently been a fierce critic of the president.

Millions of Frequent Flier Miles Are Donated to Reunite Families Separated at... - 16 Aug 2018 at 7:41am - Facebook, Twitter and Reddit helped bring together strangers who wanted to help reunite families. Then one tweet from a professor led to a flood of donations.

John Brennan, Paul Manafort, ?Crazy Rich Asians?: Your Thursday Briefing - 16 Aug 2018 at 6:17am - Here?s what you need to know to start your day.

John Brennan: President Trump?s Claims of No Collusion Are Hogwash - 16 Aug 2018 at 6:00am - That?s why the president revoked my security clearance: to try to silence anyone who would dare challenge him.

Are We Now Electing Supreme Court Justices? - 16 Aug 2018 at 6:00am - Sure seems like it, from watching the TV ads for and against Brett Kavanaugh.

A Paid Family Leave Plan That Congress Might Actually Pass - 16 Aug 2018 at 6:00am - Marco Rubio?s proposal is pragmatic, flexible and doesn?t raise taxes. It?s Americans? best shot at getting paid family leave.

Tencent, the Chinese Internet Giant, Stumbles. Beijing Gets the Blame - 16 Aug 2018 at 5:14am - Bureaucratic reshuffling made it difficult for the company, an emblem of Chinese innovation, to get approvals to make money off new games, hurting earnings.

36 Hours: 36 Hours in Istria - 16 Aug 2018 at 5:00am - Truffle aficionados aren?t the only ones who will appreciate this food lover?s paradise in northern Croatia. Ancient hill towns, craggy shorelines and a rich history are only a few of the peninsula?s other attractions.

In Kentucky House Race, a Battle of Ideology vs. Résumé - 16 Aug 2018 at 5:00am - A year ago, Representative Andy Barr was thought to hold a safe House Republican seat in Kentucky. Then came the candidacy of the Democrat Amy McGrath.

More Strikeouts Than Hits? Welcome to Baseball?s Latest Crisis - 16 Aug 2018 at 5:00am - This could be the first season in major league history to feature more strikeouts than hits, a slowdown that worries many league officials.

How Karate Helped an Aging Expert Age Better - 16 Aug 2018 at 5:00am - The ancient Greek karate style known as pankration offers time-tested lessons on aging well.

The Virtues of Catholic Anger - 16 Aug 2018 at 3:23am - In the face of the Pennsylvania abuse scandal, Christians should use their rage to combat evil within the church.

Pro-Trump Fan of Social Distortion Says Lead Singer Punched Him at Concert - 16 Aug 2018 at 12:14am - Tim Hildebrand, a Republican, said he was beaten by Mike Ness after he held up his middle finger at the stage in protest of an anti-Trump diatribe by Mr. Ness.

Paul Manafort, Trump, Opioids: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing - 16 Aug 2018 at 12:03am - Here?s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Laced K2 Tied to Dozens of Drug Overdoses in New Haven - 15 Aug 2018 at 11:32pm - More than 70 people were taken to a hospital after overdosing on a batch of synthetic marijuana that the police believe was laced with an opioid.

Where to Go in Paris? The Red-Topped Trash Can - 15 Aug 2018 at 11:30pm - The city keeps trying to stop men from urinating in public, but the latest urinal design has drawn anger from well-heeled residents.

Tech Fix: Are Targeted Ads Stalking You? Here?s How to Make Them Stop - 15 Aug 2018 at 11:23pm - Ever been haunted by an online ad for an item you researched or bought? Targeted ads were designed to follow you around everywhere. Here?s how to banish them.

For 9 Hours, Cubans Got Internet in an Unusual Place: Everywhere - 15 Aug 2018 at 11:22pm - In order to post a picture to Facebook or send an email, Cubans must buy an access card and find a public hot spot. But a recent test hinted that this may soon change.

Evidence Against Manafort Is ?Overwhelming,? Prosecutors Say - 15 Aug 2018 at 11:15pm - In closing arguments, the special counsel?s office described Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman, as well versed in financial matters and motivated to commit fraud.

Christine Hallquist on Her Primary Victory: ?It Gives the Transgender Communi... - 15 Aug 2018 at 10:52pm - Ms. Hallquist, a Vermont Democrat, made history Tuesday night by becoming the first transgender nominee for governor from either major party. She spoke to The Times the next morning.

ISIS Member Arrested in Sacramento, U.S. Says - 15 Aug 2018 at 10:32pm - Omar Ameen, 45, who is also a longtime member of Al Qaeda, lied to obtain refugee status in 2014, prosecutors say.

ISIS Member Wanted in Murder in Iraq Is Arrested in Sacramento, U.S. Says - 15 Aug 2018 at 10:32pm - Omar Ameen, 45, who is also a longtime member of Al Qaeda, lied to obtain refugee status in 2014, prosecutors say.

In a Proxy Fight for the Party?s Future, a New Face Presses Her Democratic Op... - 15 Aug 2018 at 10:29pm - In their final debate in a Massachusetts congressional race, Ayanna Pressley challenges Michael Capuano over abortion funding, Trump?s wall and gun control.

Cuomo Says America ?Was Never That Great? in Jab at Trump Slogan - 15 Aug 2018 at 10:23pm - Gov. Andrew Cuomo?s remark drew immediate criticism from his Republican opponent, Marcus Molinaro, who said the governor owed the nation an apology.

Qatar Comes to Aid of Turkey, Offering $15 Billion Lifeline - 15 Aug 2018 at 9:57pm - The sum is a small fraction of what Turkey needs to shore up its faltering economy, but it was a symbolically important sign of international support.

?It?s Really Hard to Be a Catholic?: The Pain of Reading the Sex Abuse Report - 15 Aug 2018 at 9:05pm - Catholics around the country said they felt frustrated with the church?s leadership.

Report Finds Traces of a Controversial Herbicide in Cheerios and Quaker Oats - 15 Aug 2018 at 8:59pm - The herbicide glyphosate is the world?s most popular weedkiller. There is widespread disagreement among lawyers, researchers and regulators over any potential links to cancer.

Little-Known Justice Dept. Official Makes Trump?s Security Clearance List - 15 Aug 2018 at 8:54pm - Critics said the inclusion of Bruce Ohr on the list of those whose clearances were revoked or under review was an abuse of presidential power and an intrusion on the independence of law enforcement.

Lyric McHenry, Reality TV Star, Is Dead After Being Found Unconscious in Bronx - 15 Aug 2018 at 8:22pm - Ms. McHenry, 26, the daughter of a Hollywood producer, was discovered lying on a sidewalk near a highway. Her body showed no signs of trauma, the police said.

Trump and the Politics of Arf - 15 Aug 2018 at 8:04pm - The president: still neurotically insecure after all these years ?

Jahana Hayes Was Told She ?Had No Chance.? She, and Voters, Beg to Differ. - 15 Aug 2018 at 7:55pm - Overcoming a life of early poverty and homelessness, Ms. Hayes is now poised to become the first black Democrat to represent Connecticut in Congress.