Exquisite Gem (Crosswords & Games)
Samuel “Not the Newscaster” Donaldson and Brad Wilber team up to offer an exquisite Saturday puzzle.
Quotation of the Day: In New York, an Influential First Lady Redefines the Position (Today’s Paper)
Quotation of the Day for Saturday, October 21, 2017.
Abortion Ideologues Subvert a Woman’s Rights (Opinion)
With an argument as weak as it is brazen, the administration is fighting an undocumented immigrant who wants to end her pregnancy.
Texas Pulls Up the Welcome Mat (Opinion)
Some have asserted that President Trump is simply continuing Obama-era immigration policies. But it sure doesn’t feel like it in Texas.
Marshawn Lynch Is Suspended for a Game After Shoving an Official (Sports)
Lynch, who has the option of appealing the suspension, was ejected from the Raiders’ game against the Chiefs on Thursday after he shoved the line judge Julian Mapp.
The Silver Lining in Trump’s Health Care ‘Sabotage’ (Opinion)
By cutting an insurers’ subsidy, the president may accidentally save many Americans money on health insurance.
States Take On Election Hacking. Washington Ignores It. (Opinion)
The threat to the American voting process cries out for national leadership. But don’t expect help from President Trump.
Military Members and Their Families Respond to John Kelly’s News Conference (Reader Center)
Despite the common connection, their reactions to Mr. Kelly’s speech were anything but unanimous: Some deplored his defense of the administration, while others insisted he was speaking as a true military man.
To Complain Is to Truly Be Alive (Opinion)
Being a person is terrible. And griping about it is the purest, most soothing form of protest there is.
Conflicting Accounts in Niger Ambush Are Subject of Pentagon Investigation (World)
Nigerien officials have said that a convoy gave chase to Islamic militants who later returned to ambush them, but American troops say they didn’t pursue the militants before the attack.
Best Supporting Player? It Has to Be the Dodgers’ Enrique Hernandez (Sports)
His three home runs in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series propelled Los Angeles to the World Series for the first time in 29 years.
Body Cameras Have Little Effect on Police Behavior, Study Says (U.S.)
An 18-month study of more than 2,000 officers in Washington found that those with cameras used force at about the same rate as those without.
Republicans Consider Sharp Cut in 401(k) Contribution Limits (U.S.)
A move to reduce contribution limits would almost certainly prompt a vocal backlash from middle-class workers who save heavily in such retirement accounts.
To Get a Job, a Nice Suit Can Help. These Are Free. (N.Y. / Region)
The nonprofit 100 Suits for 100 Men provides styling and tailoring — and suits — to men who may never have even owned a tie before.
Kelly, in Defending Trump Call, Holds Up Military as an Elite Class (U.S.)
To some, John F. Kelly, President Trump’s chief of staff, expanded an ever-growing gulf between the all-volunteer military and the public it serves.
Yellen Says Reduction of Bond Portfolio Going Well (U.S.)
The Federal Reserve began to reduce its bond holdings this month. Janet Yellen, the Fed’s chairwoman, said it is making “good progress.”
Inside Amazon, Diversity Concerns Flare Up After Harassment Accusations (Technology)
Amazon’s handling of accusations of sexual harassment involving Roy Price, who ran its movie and television operations, has set off confusion, debate and finger-pointing.
America’s Best University President (Opinion)
Robert Zimmer, head of the University of Chicago, makes the educator’s case for free speech.
For the Yankees, the Wild Card Has a Whole New Meaning (Sports)
The Yankees had always entered the World Series as regular-season champions. But, if they are Series bound this year, it will be on different terms.
Hudson’s Bay C.E.O. to Step Down Before Holiday Shopping Season (Business Day)
Gerald L. Storch will depart the Canadian retailer, which faces increased pressure to raise profits at Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor, on Nov. 1.