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NBCNews.com San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, dead at 65, remembered as 'good man with a good heart'NBCNews.comEdwin M. Lee, the first Asian-American mayor of San Francisco, died suddenly early Tuesday morning. He was 65. The city's 43rd mayor, Lee died at 1:11 a.m. surrounded by family, friends, and colleagues, according to a statement from the mayor's office ...Ed Lee, San Francisco's first Asian American mayor, dies after heart attack at 65Washington PostSan Francisco Leaders Try to Move Forward After Mayor Ed Lee's DeathTIMESan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee's death complicates politics in next mayoral raceSan Francisco ChronicleMiami Herald -The Mercury News -Business Insider -New York Magazineall 281 news articles »

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Washington Post The Latest: Homeless camp fire sparked Los Angeles blazeWashington PostLOS ANGELES — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):. 3:30 p.m.. Authorities say a wildfire that destroyed six homes and damaged a dozen more last week in the exclusive Bel Air section of Los Angeles was sparked by an illegal cooking ...Skirball fire sparked by illegal cooking fire, California officials sayABC NewsCooking fire at a homeless encampment sparked Bel-Air blaze that destroyed homes, officials sayLos Angeles TimesIllegal cooking fire caused devastating Skirball Fire in Southern Calif., officials sayCBS NewsHollywood Life -LA Daily News -89.3 KPCCall 67 news articles »

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Reuters US's Tillerson, in new overture to North Korea, says ready to talk without pre-conditionsReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered on Tuesday to begin talks with North Korea without pre-conditions, appearing to back away from U.S. demands that Pyongyang must first accept that any negotiations would have to be ...Tillerson Says Embassy in Jerusalem Is at Least Three Years AwayNew York TimesUS Secretary Of State Wants To Start Talks With North Korea With No ConditionsNPRTillerson softens US stance on possible talks with NKoreaFox NewsABC News -CNN -BBC News -Foreign Policy (blog)all 73 news articles »

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CBS News 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Embraces the Magic and Mystery. Read Our Review.New York TimesEvil is ascendant. The Resistance — an intrepid, multi-everything group whose leaders include a battle-tested woman warrior — has been fighting the good fight for years but is outnumbered and occasionally outmaneuvered. Yes, the latest “Star Wars ...The definitive ranking of all 9 'Star Wars' movies, including 'The Last Jedi'USA TODAYAfter 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi,' the franchise could help Disney battle Netflix for streaming viewersLos Angeles TimesHow to Stand the Wait Until 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'Hollywood ReporterTIME -Variety -ABC News -Vanity Fairall 985 news articles »

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Washington Post Top Republican on Senate judiciary panel pushes back against 2 Trump nomineesWashington PostThe Senate Judiciary Committee's top Republican said Tuesday that President Trump should “reconsider” and “not proceed” with two nominations for open seats on the federal bench, complicating the administration's efforts to push the picks through the ...Exclusive: Grassley urges Trump to reconsider controversial judicial picksCNNGrassley tells Trump 'not to proceed' on two controversial judicial nominationsThe HillIn Shocking Twist, GOP Committee Chair Repudiates Trump's Worst Judicial NomineesSlate MagazineAL.com -Reuters -BuzzFeed News -DesMoinesRegister.comall 28 news articles »

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New York Times Republicans Near Agreement on Higher Corporate Tax Rate and Lower Rate on WealthiestNew York TimesWASHINGTON — Republicans lawmakers, scrambling to find agreement on a unified tax plan that they hope to put to a final vote next week, are coalescing around a bill that would slightly raise the proposed corporate tax rate while lowering the top rate ...Republicans close in on historic tax dealPoliticoGOP eyes raising corporate rate to 21 percent, lowering top individual tax rateThe HillThe Cost of the Republicans' Tax DelusionBloombergThe Atlantic -Business Insider -U.S. News & World Report -ABC Newsall 698 news articles »

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Washington Post 'More Black Abortions.' 'Neo-Nazis.' Sharp-edged radio ads target Alabama's black voters.Washington PostMONTGOMERY, Ala. — The ad from Stars and Stripes Forever runs only infrequently; the conservative super PAC has spent just $4,720 to put it on some of Alabama's black radio stations. But like all of the super PAC's work, it grabs the listener's ...Live results: Alabama Senate race and exit pollsCBS NewsRoy Moore, Kirsten Gillibrand, 'Star Wars': Your Tuesday Evening BriefingNew York TimesAlabama voters split on allegations against Moore, exit polls indicateABC NewsThe Hill -Slate Magazine -NBCNews.com -SFGateall 778 news articles »

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Washington Post The Latest: Pelosi calls Trump tweet 'disgusting'Washington PostWASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump and allegations of sexual misconduct (all times local):. 3:50 p.m.. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump's tweet disparaging Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER'-sten JIHL'-uh-brand ...Gillibrand-Trump fight is on after nasty tweet: 'He's trying to silence me'PoliticoWhite House Insists Trump Tweet Wasn't Sexist. Female Senators DisagreeNPRTrump gets into the gutter with Gillibrand tweetCNNFox News -ABC News -USA TODAY -NBCNews.comall 460 news articles »

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Los Angeles Times Feminism is word of the year, Merriam-Webster announcesLos Angeles TimesDictionary publisher Merriam-Webster has named “feminism” its word of the year for 2017, citing the Women's Marches in January and the recent wave of sexual misconduct allegations against celebrities as reasons for their choice. Feminism, which the ...'Feminism' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year, thanks in part to Kellyanne ConwayWashington PostMerriam-Webster Expertly Sums Up 2017 With Its Word Of The YearHuffPostMerriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017: 'Feminism'ABC NewsVox -ThinkProgress -EW.com -CNNall 97 news articles »

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TIME NYC Subway Bomber Charged in Federal Court 'Did it for the Islamic State,' Officials SayTIME(NEW YORK) — A Bangladeshi immigrant arrested in a New York subway bombing blamed President Donald Trump for the botched suicide mission that he said he carried out for the Islamic State group, authorities said as they brought federal charges against ...and more »

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