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“Obama Fights for Health Law as Republicans Stand Firm on Vow to Repeal” plus 35 more NYT


“Obama Fights for Health Law as Republicans Stand Firm on Vow to Repeal” plus 35 more NYT

Obama Fights for Health Law as Republicans Stand Firm on Vow to Repeal

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 09:33 AM PST

President-elect Donald J. Trump told Republicans to let Mr. Obama's imperiled signature program "fall of its own weight."

The Parliamentary Tactic That Could Obliterate Obamacare

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 02:00 AM PST

Republicans hope to repeal much of the Affordable Care Act through budget reconciliation, an expedited process that has produced some of the nation's most important laws.

Transition Briefing: Trump Appears to Side With Assange Over Intelligence Agencies’ Conclusions

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 01:36 PM PST

The president-elect showed sympathy for Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, once reviled by Republicans, suggesting he believes Russia was not the group's source.

On Washington: In Republicans’ Ethics Office Gambit, a Spectacle of Tweets and Retreats

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 03:00 AM PST

As the House's overreach falters, an illustration of the ways in which a president-elect's outsider ideas could openly clash with party priorities on Capitol Hill.

Ivanka Trump’s New Washington Home Once Belonged to a Putin Foe

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 11:20 AM PST

The relocation plans are more evidence that the couple will remain crucial players in the Trump administration.

Trump Nominates Wall Street Lawyer to Head S.E.C.

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 08:54 AM PST

Jay Clayton, a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell and an adviser to Goldman Sachs, would join several Wall Street alumni in serving in Mr. Trump's administration.

Donald Trump, Julian Assange: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 02:59 PM PST

Here's what you need to know at the end of the day.

Dylann Roof, Addressing Court, Offers No Apology or Explanation for Massacre

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 09:10 AM PST

He insisted that he didn't have a mental illness as he spoke during the sentencing phase of his trial over the killings at a church in Charleston, S.C.

In Turkey, U.S. Hand Is Seen in Nearly Every Crisis

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 02:26 PM PST

Like the failed coup in July and the assassination of Russia's ambassador in December, the New Year's Day nightclub massacre is suspected of being a C.I.A. plot.

A New Casualty of Syria’s War: Drinking Water in Damascus

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 12:48 PM PST

The Syrian capital and its vicinity have been afflicted by the loss of water for weeks, leaving taps dry and creating long lines at wells.

Water Crisis in Syrian Capital

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 01:40 PM PST

The Syrian capital has been cut off from its main water supply for nearly two weeks. The crisis stems from clashes in the rebel-controlled Barada Valley that have continued despite a cease-fire in the country.

Mexicans Are the Nafta Winners? It’s News to Them

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 11:11 AM PST

Donald J. Trump likes to say the trade pact has helped Mexico at the expense of American workers. But for many Mexicans, life is the same struggle as ever.

52 Places to Go: My Canada

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 07:08 AM PST

Five Canadian authors reflect on places that have lodged in their psyches.

52 Places to Go: How We Put Together Our 52 Places to Go List

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 12:20 PM PST

For the 12th straight year, the Travel section presents its annual Places to Go issue. Here are answers to some of your most likely questions.

52 Places to Go: Places to Put Your Hands Together

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 07:16 AM PST

Musical events and celebrations in 2017.

52 Places to Go: Getting Around by Rail, Sail or Foot

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 07:10 AM PST

New transit alternatives will abound in 2017.

52 Places to Go: Canada

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 09:21 AM PST

Canada (all of it!) is the No. 1 destination in our 52 Places to Go in 2017. Step across two suspension bridges for some of Canada's best views.

5 Must-See Shows if You’re in New York This Month

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 08:42 AM PST

The theater critic Charles Isherwood offers a look at outstanding Broadway and Off Broadway offerings in January.

Remaking Kennedy Airport Is Governor’s Next Big Plan

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 03:44 PM PST

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York wants to spend over $10 billion to rebuild and modernize Kennedy Airport's terminals and the ways to get there.

Feature: Cyberwar for Sale

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 02:00 AM PST

After a maker of surveillance software was hacked, its leaked documents shed light on a shadowy global industry that has turned email theft into a terrifying — and lucrative — political weapon.

Pink-Collar Work: Why Men Don’t Want the Jobs Done Mostly by Women

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 06:00 AM PST

When men take so-called pink-collar jobs, they have more job security but they also feel stigmatized.

Keep Your Eye on the Balls to Become a Better Athlete

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 02:00 AM PST

Pro sports teams are using a new video game that claims to sharpen cognitive skills. Some scientists are skeptical.

Apple Removes New York Times Apps From Its Store in China

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 01:10 PM PST

The technology giant said it was complying with a request from Chinese authorities. Apps from other international publications were still available.

Fed Sees Faster Economic Growth Under Trump, but Not a Boom

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 11:54 AM PST

Minutes of its December meeting offer more evidence that the central bank sees itself as a counterweight to campaign promises on tax cuts and spending.

Philippine Jailbreak Frees More Than 150 Inmates, Prompting Manhunt

Posted: 03 Jan 2017 11:55 PM PST

The overnight raid on a Mindanao jail killed a guard, and five escapees later died in a shootout. A bystander was also killed by mistake, the police said.

Vermont Governor Pardons 192 for Marijuana Convictions

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 06:11 AM PST

The pardons were limited to people who had no violent criminal histories or convictions for felonies, driving under the influence or reckless driving.

Sinosphere: Enough With the Tweets, China’s State Media Tells Trump

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 12:59 AM PST

China has banned access to Twitter, but it is the country that President-elect Donald J. Trump seems to most enjoy taunting on his personal feed.

Coming to Carnival Cruises: A Wearable Medallion That Records Your Every Whim

Posted: 03 Jan 2017 09:01 PM PST

The system, inspired by bracelet technology at Walt Disney World, is an advance in serving guests and tracking their wants.

2 Credit-Reporting Agencies Must Pay $23 Million for Deceptive Practices

Posted: 03 Jan 2017 03:16 PM PST

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined TransUnion and Equifax for deceiving customers about the usefulness of credit scores and the cost of obtaining them.

Chase Sapphire Reserve Card’s Huge Bonus Will Be Slashed

Posted: 03 Jan 2017 08:03 PM PST

The sign-up bonus, 100,000 points, will be cut for online applicants after Jan. 12, and for those applying at JPMorgan Chase branches after March 12.

Broadway Breaks Multiple Records Through New Year’s Weekend

Posted: 03 Jan 2017 04:40 PM PST

The 33 plays and musicals running last week brought in a whopping $49.7 million, making it the highest-grossing week in Broadway history.

Lecce Journal: Italian Inmates Sip, Smell and Taste Their Way to Rehabilitation

Posted: 03 Jan 2017 02:00 AM PST

A program teaches prisoners new professional skills and helps them develop a bond with the region known for its negroamaro grapes.

Critic's Notebook: The 2017 Class Divide, as Dissected by a New ‘One Day at a Time’

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 03:00 AM PST

This Netflix reboot, which is better than the original sitcom, features a Hispanic family facing tough circumstances and trying to make ends meet.

Talk: Michael Eric Dyson Believes in Individual Reparations

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 02:00 AM PST

The author and Georgetown professor on police brutality, telling white people the truth and why charity isn't a substitute for justice.

For Sale: Condé Nast Treasures

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 12:23 PM PST

An Edward Steichen coffee mug, perhaps? How about a limited-edition print of a Prince-related New Yorker cover? Inside the selling of a deep archive.

The Neediest Cases: A Young Mother’s Solitary, Uphill Struggle

Posted: 04 Jan 2017 08:00 AM PST

Myasia Williams, whose husband is in jail, struggles with motherhood, a job, school, bills, an overcrowded apartment and her husband's absence.

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