sexta-feira, 24 de março de 2017

THE NEW YORK TIMES-Pass Health Bill or Obamacare Stays, Trump Tells the G.O.P.

Pass Health Bill or Obamacare Stays, Trump Tells the G.O.P.

  • After failing to negotiate more support, President Trump told House Republicans that he would agree to no more changes: Pass the bill on Friday or lose the chance of repealing the Affordable Care Act.
  • A vote was postponed Thursday, leaving Mr. Trump facing the possibility of a loss on his first major legislative push.

Got a confidential news tip?

The New York Times offers several ways to get in touch with and provide materials to our journalists.Learn more.

The Daily Logo


Listen to ‘The Daily’

Republicans control the government. So why, as they head to a vote on the Republican health care plan, is the bill so disliked — and the party so divided?

CreditSiegurd Weber

David Maurice Smith for The New York Times. Technology by Samsung.
More in
The Daily 360 »

Online Sleuths Were on the Case. But They Were Wrong.

After the London attack, Twitter posts and Facebook messages named a radical British cleric as a likely suspect. The problem? He was already in prison for violating British terrorism rules.

British-Born Man Is Named in Attack Near Parliament

The prime minister sought to reassure citizens as the police identified the assailant as Khalid Masood, 52. Eight people have been arrested, and ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack.

The Interpreter

The Interpreter brings sharp insight and context to the major news stories of the week. Sign up to get it by email.


London Pride, Undaunted

In their quiet, stoical way, citizens defied terror by simply going about city life as normal.


  • A Cambodian man was sentenced to life after he admitted to shooting a government critic,but doubts remain, and a host of troubling questions.
  • Ukraine has barred Russia’s Eurovision singerfrom entering the country for the competition, adding another note of drama to this year’s already tumultuous contest.
  • College hockey has a talent glut. But it has also become a game of musical chairs in which the number of players has increased but the number of chairs has not.
  • The Vietnam War musical “Miss Saigon” is back on Broadway, but it mostly comes across as singing scenery, our critic writes.
  • Pope Francis has officially recognized a miracle linked to the young Fátima siblings, who said the Virgin Mary had appeared to them in Portugal. 
  • Mary Maples Dunn, who spent most of her career as an educator at women’s collegesand defended their role in an increasingly diversifying society, has died. She was 85.
  • Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan has been entangled in a scandal over improper political favors. But testimony has fallen short of connecting the dots.
  • The comedian Artie Lange said on Thursday that he had been fired from his role on the HBO series “Crashing,” but the show’s producers say otherwise.
  • A South Korean ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing more than 300 people — most of them teenagers — was raised to the surface on Thursday.
  • As the Rosetta spacecraft chased Comet 67P around the sun for two years, it recordedimages of a large cliff collapse and other changes to the comet’s surface.
  • This year’s Red Bull Music Academy Festival, which steps into New York’s hallowed cultural spaces, will feature Solange at the Guggenheim and Werner Herzog at the Met.
  • A number of top N.B.A. stars sat out recent games despite being fit to play. Critics are calling for penalties, but resting does seem to help players.
  • George Weinberg, a psychotherapist whoinvented the word “homophobia” during the 1960s, has died of cancer. He was 87.
  • Getting a sperm count may one day be as easy as buying a $5 add-on for your cellphone and downloading an app. Researchers hope to have the device approved within two years.
  • On a quiet block in the heart of New York, aglass home stands virtually unchanged from when the Modernist architect Philip Johnson built it in 1950. Here’s a look inside.
  • In an Op-Ed, Rick Perry attacked the Texas A&M student government election, saying “dirty campaign tactics” resulted in the election of the first gay president.
  • When couples divorce, who gets the dog? A growing movement urges judges to consider the best interests of the pet. Some pet custody battles have proved costly.
  • As a small minority chooses Hong Kong’s next leader on Sunday, Beijing’s influence is clear. But pro-democracy activists say they were right to oppose an offer of a direct vote.
  • The debate over police violence is often framed as Black Lives Matter versus Blue Lives Matter.“Shots Fired,” a new TV series, starts with a shooter whose life is both black and blue.
  • Former soldiers and ex-officials in an old Khmer Rouge redoubt in Cambodia have come to embrace capitalism with almost as much vigor as they once fought to destroy it.
  • The Critical Shopper goes to Sleepy Jones in lower Manhattan to buy pajamas. It turns out it is hard to exult about pajamas.
  • Puerto Rico has run out of blond hair dye as people have rushed to join a trend set by its baseball team, which advanced to the final of the World Baseball Classic.
  • A new vaccine against rotavirus, a diarrheal disease that kills about 600 children a day, has worked well in trials and has been hailed by experts as a leap forward.
  • It’s not every day that you get to take a selfie with Mao Zedong’s corpse. But at the fifth Art Basel Hong Kong, spectators are able to do just that with a lifelike model.
  • As mobile phone use grows in India, more young men are calling women at random, hoping to strike up a relationship, but sometimes harassing them.
  • They had told the police that their toddler had grabbed a handgun and fatally shot his 9-year-old brother. Now the parents have been charged with first-degree murder.
  • The temporary closing of the Waldorf Astoriahotel has left New York party planners scrambling to find alternative venues for their fund-raisers and galas.
  • Phil Elverum, the singer-songwriter who goes by Mount Eerie, has released “A Crow Looked at Me” in the aftermath of his wife’s death, whichour critic calls a harrowing but tender album.
  • In a rare survey, many Cubans expressed a desire for economic growth and over half of those interviewed said they would like to leave the country if given a chance.
  • A study by the Association of Art Museum Directors found that just 30 percent of large museums have female directors and they make 75 cents for every dollar earned by male peers.

Nenhum comentário:

Postar um comentário