White House Plan: Replace Tillerson With C.I.A. Chief

    • The White House has developed a plan to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Mike Pompeo, the C.I.A. director, within the next several weeks.
    • Mr. Pompeo would be replaced by Senator Tom Cotton, a Republican from Arkansas.


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Doug Jones, the Democratic nominee for the Senate against Roy S. Moore in Alabama, spent years preparing to make a leap into elective office, building a web of relationships beyond his deep-red state.

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Matt Lauer Offers Apology (With a Caveat)

Mr. Lauer expressed “sorrow and regret” in his first public comments after NBC News fired the “Today” show anchor amid allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior with colleagues.


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Some common reasons raised for doubt, like a long delay before speaking out or a hazy recall of timing, are exactly what experts say they would expect to see after a sexual assault.

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