“As Affordable Care Act Repeal Teeters, Prospects for Bipartisanship Build” plus 28 more NYT

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“As Affordable Care Act Repeal Teeters, Prospects for Bipartisanship Build” plus 28 more NYT

As Affordable Care Act Repeal Teeters, Prospects for Bipartisanship Build Posted: 28 Jun 2017 01:11 PM PDT

While he presses Republicans to get behind his bill for undoing Obamacare, Senator Mitch McConnell is also raising the specter of bringing Democrats into Senate health care talks.
In McConnell’s Own State, Fear and Confusion Over Health Care Bill Posted: 28 Jun 2017 12:10 PM PDT

Medicaid covers nearly one in three in Kentucky, and people here don’t know what to oppose more: Obamacare or Republicans’ cure for it.
McConnell’s Reputation as a Master Tactician Takes a Hit Posted: 27 Jun 2017 03:52 PM PDT

By assuming that conservatives and moderates would come together to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Senator Mitch McConnell seems to have miscalculated.
Republican Party, Venezuela, Chris Paul: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing Posted: 28 Jun 2017 02:55 PM PDT

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
California Today: California Today: The Fight Over Single Payer Posted: 28 Jun 2017 05:21 AM PDT

Wednesday: Single-payer politics, the growing problem of bee hive thievery and why Jay Leno still does stand-up.
Selling (or Not) the American Health Care Act Posted: 28 Jun 2017 11:49 AM PDT

The American Health Care Act is the most unpopular piece of major legislation Congress has considered in decades. But that may be in the way Republicans are messaging their bill to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Trump Campaign Chief’s Firm Got $17 Million From Pro-Russia Party Posted: 28 Jun 2017 06:14 AM PDT

A Ukrainian political party tied to Russia had paid President Trump’s campaign chairman for help branding itself as warming toward the European Union.
Struggle for Control Underlies Xi Jinping’s Visit to Hong Kong Posted: 28 Jun 2017 04:33 AM PDT

President Xi Jinping’s appearance this week, his first to the city as president, comes nearly three years after pro-democracy demonstrators took to the streets.
E.P.A. Moves to Rescind Contested Water Pollution Regulation Posted: 27 Jun 2017 04:51 PM PDT

Environmentalists strongly supported the rule, which was a key conservation initiative of the Obama administration. But landowners and developers have bitterly opposed it.
Passengers Flying Into U.S. to Face More Scrutiny, but Laptops Allowed Posted: 28 Jun 2017 01:10 PM PDT

After discussions with officials in Europe, the Department of Homeland Security has abandoned a ban on large electronic devices in favor of more robust screening measures.
Staples Is Said to Agree to $6.5 Billion Buyout Posted: 28 Jun 2017 01:29 PM PDT

The private equity firm Sycamore Partners is looking to add the office supply chain to its portfolio of retailers.
Ransomware Attack Raises Concerns Over Future Assaults Posted: 28 Jun 2017 11:10 AM PDT

The latest strike, which affected computers from Ukraine to the United States, has intensified worries that such events will become everyday dangers.
Chris Paul Is Traded to the Houston Rockets Posted: 28 Jun 2017 11:15 AM PDT

According to multiple reports, the Los Angeles Clippers point guard will join James Harden in Houston.
A Canopy of Knitted Light at MoMA PS1 Posted: 28 Jun 2017 02:00 AM PDT

Take a 360-degree tour through “Lumen,” Jenny Sabin’s photoluminescent installation at MoMA PS1. Ms. Sabin won the museum’s Young Architects Program.
Feature: Greetings, E.T. (Please Don’t Murder Us.) Posted: 28 Jun 2017 02:00 AM PDT

A new initiative to beam messages into space may be our best shot yet at learning whether we’re alone in the universe. There’s just one problem: What if we’re not?
Big Banks Set to Pay Out Largest Dividends in a Decade Posted: 28 Jun 2017 01:36 PM PDT

Passing grades on the Fed’s stress tests illustrate how the banking system has sufficiently rebuilt its capital levels since the 2008 financial crisis.
Right and Left React to the Travel Ban and Other Supreme Court Decisions Posted: 28 Jun 2017 12:00 AM PDT

Read about how the other side thinks: reactions to the Supreme Court’s decision on the travel ban, the health care bill and more.
State of the Art: Amazon’s Vision of Computing’s Future: An Information Appliance Posted: 28 Jun 2017 02:00 AM PDT

Amazon’s new Echo Show smart speaker, which comes with a touch screen, represents the model for a new kind of communal, household computer.
Sports of The Times: Zen Phil Is Gone, but All Is Not Lost for Knicks Posted: 28 Jun 2017 09:29 AM PDT

The Knicks’ landscape is not as hopeless as it may seem, but the future requires years of rebuilding without interference.
Timeline: How Phil Jackson Failed With the Knicks Posted: 28 Jun 2017 08:32 AM PDT

He was part of the Knicks’ only championship era, and won a mind-boggling 11 titles as a coach of the Bulls and Lakers. But even Phil Jackson couldn’t resurrect the Knicks. He was dismissed as team president on Wednesday. It was a rocky three-year ride.
Review: Sisters Plot Their Escapes From ‘Napoli, Brooklyn’ Posted: 27 Jun 2017 07:00 PM PDT

In Meghan Kennedy’s kitchen-table drama at the Roundabout, an immigrant Italian family in 1960 seems ready to explode. Then it does.
Kurt Cobain, a New Player in the Art-Fair World Posted: 28 Jun 2017 10:14 AM PDT

A Hollywood agency will bring two of Cobain’s paintings to his hometown for the Seattle Art Fair.
Ask a Showrunner: ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Finale: How a Mystery Hid Its Villain Posted: 27 Jun 2017 07:03 PM PDT

I. Marlene King, the showrunner for “Pretty Little Liars,” discusses the Freeform mystery series, which wrapped up its run on Tuesday night.
Arkansas Man Topples Ten Commandments Monument Posted: 28 Jun 2017 12:11 PM PDT

The man, Michael Tate Reed, slammed his car into the monument on Capitol grounds less than 24 hours after it was installed.
The Top 10 Moments From Men’s Fashion Month Posted: 28 Jun 2017 09:33 AM PDT

Kyle MacLachlan as Balenciaga muse, a new Drake song — and very short shorts.
Trilobites: Drumming Cockatoos and the Rhythms of Love Posted: 28 Jun 2017 11:00 AM PDT

Palm cockatoos are the only animals observed to use tools for rhythmic drumming, seemingly to attract mates, prompting speculation about the rise of human music.
New ‘Hamilton Mixtape’ Music Video Takes Aim at Immigration Posted: 28 Jun 2017 10:32 AM PDT

A new music video for a song off the “Hamilton Mixtape” soundtrack takes direct aim at President Trump’s immigration rhetoric.
Education Disrupted: How Silicon Valley Pushed Coding Into American Classrooms Posted: 27 Jun 2017 02:00 AM PDT, a tech-backed nonprofit, is pressing schools to teach computer science. But are tech firms swaying education to serve their own interests?
Review: In ‘Okja,’ a Girl and Her Pig Take on the Food Industrial Complex Posted: 27 Jun 2017 02:46 PM PDT

Bong Joon-ho’s latest film on Netflix is a high-speed satire with a conscience and a heart. And Tilda Swinton in braces.
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