Three Ways the New Republican Health Bill Differs From Past Repeal Efforts
A comparison of the Cassidy-Graham measure with four other bills that failed in Congress.
Mexico City Was Built on an Ancient Lake Bed. That Makes Earthquakes Much Worse.
The devastating earthquake on Tuesday was all the more destructive because of Mexico City’s unusual position atop an ancient lake bed.
Hurricane Maria Live Updates: Structural Damage at Dam Prompts Evacuations in Puerto Rico
A dam in northwestern Puerto Rico suffered structural damage on Friday, the governor said at a news conference, prompting evacuations of areas nearby in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
James Comey Is Interrupted by Protesters During Speech at Howard
James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, exhorted his audience to “listen with an attitude that they might actually be convinced of something.”
McCain Announces Opposition to Republican Health Bill, Likely Dooming Its Fate
Senator John McCain released a statement saying he would oppose the latest proposal, by Senators Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana.
We Charted Arctic Sea Ice for Nearly Every Day Since 1979. You’ll See a Trend.
Arctic sea ice has been in a steep decline since scientists started using satellites to measure it 40 years ago. And the 10 lowest ice extents have all been recorded since 2007.
North Korea Hits New Level of Brinkmanship in Reacting to Trump
Kim Jong-un turns the standoff with Washington into a personal duel, while warning of more dangerous weapons tests.
Full Text of Kim Jong-un’s Response to President Trump
The statement by Mr. Kim was the first time that a North Korean leader has issued a statement to the world under his name, South Korea said.
NASA’s Osiris-Rex Spacecraft Is Headed for a Flyby With Earth
The spacecraft will make a flyby of Earth on Friday, using the planet’s gravity to steer it toward Bennu, an asteroid it will visit next year.
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