Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
Senators Marco Rubio of Florida and Bob Corker of Tennessee, who had been holdouts, said they would support the bill, putting it within striking distance of passage.
On Thursday, Marco Rubio took a stand: He threatened to vote no unless House and Senate negotiators expanded the child tax credit.
A poll finds that Americans don’t expect their own taxes to decline next year and doubt that the Republican plan will raise wages or economic growth.
Here is a guide to what will happen in the coming weeks (and maybe years), including potential changes from companies and numerous lawsuits.
Writers from across the political spectrum on the vote Thursday by the Federal Communications Commission to dismantle Obama-era rules on net neutrality.
As the spectacle surrounding Ms. Newman’s departure promises to carry over into the Trump administration’s second year, her telegenic antics have not been entertaining to several West Wing aides.
Love her or hate her, the former reality show star turned White House aide has never shied away from controversy.
Disney has achieved great success under the leadership of Robert A. Iger. But he is likely to be judged on the success of his 21st Century Fox deal.
Three days after striking a conciliatory tone, Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson said the North must stop nuclear threats before any possible talks.
More than a thousand children are counting on Nora Sándigo to become their guardian if their undocumented parents are deported. How many of those promises will she now have to keep?
The unspoken question of endless browsing is “What do I need?” What I needed was less.
The president is showing how to take a vexing problem and make it harder.
The unlikely Senate win in Alabama showed the path to victory across the country.
It’s not just what they did to us. It’s our leader’s sympathy with a dictator.
No matter how terrible the present, remember to wrap it nicely.
Senator Richard Shelby’s line in the sand extends from George Wallace to Roy Moore.
When your community fights for the people who terrorized you, it means your pain is not a priority.
There were many failures in the Vietnam War. But the Marines’ counterinsurgency efforts were a success.
Survivors describe Myanmar soldiers killing men, raping women and burning babies in a Rohingya village.
Blacks and Hispanics saw the biggest gains under the Affordable Care Act. They’re also likely to be most affected by cuts to this year’s enrollment period, which ended Friday.
Lawmakers voted to begin proceedings that could remove President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski from office on the grounds that he is “morally handicapped.”
The allegations included encounters in a car, a recording studio and a hotel room, where he allegedly exposed himself to a teenager.
Kathleen Kennedy, Nina Shaw and other female powerbrokers spearheaded the idea, and top agents, studio chief executives union leaders have signed on.
In a 37-page letter made public in court, a former Uber security employee detailed a massive intelligence-gathering operation that included tailing rival executives.
Amid worries about hazing, sexual assault and a spate of deaths, universities are imposing campuswide restrictions on fraternities and sororities.
A federal judge in Philadelphia allowed an Obama-era rule, generally requiring employers and insurers to pay for contraceptive costs, to continue.
In a remarkable blog post, Facebook cited research showing that “passively consuming” social media made people feel worse. It also said it was trying to fix the problem.
After inconclusive elections in September, Germany may not have a government until March. Until then, Brussels and President Emmanuel Macron of France have to wait for real decisions.
The Egyptian capital is as engaging as ever — and is a particularly great destination for bargain seekers.
The couple met briefly on a beach in the Hamptons but didn’t start dating until almost three years later, after he finally found her note on Facebook.
A critic shares his favorite moments, from Tina Fey’s sheet-cake meltdown to the NFL’s end zone celebrations to Betty Gabriel in “Get Out.”
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
Smog, traffic, security concerns — all are issues the league is assessing. But there are lots of reasons to think it might move aggressively into Mexico.
A study by researchers at the University of Cambridge found that the average size of wine glasses has increased sevenfold in 300 years.
In Amazon’s “Jean-Claude Van Johnson,” we learn that films like “Bloodsport” and “Timecop” were covers for a career as a secret agent. That’s a relief.
This German filmmaker, writer and philosopher has been named the most influential person in the art world by a British magazine. But she sees value in even the poorest image.
Two newly published books by the French author who pulled off one of the most elaborate literary deceptions of all time.
Satellite images of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge show the effects of an oil well that operated there in the mid-1980s.
This week, Hawaii launched the Kupuna Caregivers Program to help support working family caregivers.
A retired engineer’s accident while making a coffee drink spurred fluid dynamics researchers to study how espresso and milk arrange themselves in a glass.
A Google neural network analyzed data collected by NASA and helped astronomers detect another planet around a star some 2,500 light years away.