Has Support for Moore Stained Evangelicals? Some Are Worried

Supporters of Roy S. Moore prayed at his campaign’s election-night party in Montgomery, Ala., on Tuesday. Despite heavy backing from white evangelical voters, Mr. Moore was defeated in the Senate special election. Audra Melton for The New York Times The editor in chief of Christianity Today did not have to wait for the votes to …

Asia and Australia Edition: Disney, Korea, Theresa May: Your Friday Briefing

Good morning. Here’s what you need to know: Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters • The Walt Disney Company reached a roughly $52 billion deal to buy most of 21st Century Fox, the media conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch, in a once unthinkable deal that — if approved by regulators — promises to reshape Hollywood, the tech industry and …

State of the Art: The Internet Is Dying. Repealing Net Neutrality Hastens That Death.

Illustration by Doug Chayka, Photo via Library of Congress The internet is dying. Sure, technically, the internet still works. Pull up Facebook on your phone and you will still see your second cousin’s baby pictures. But that isn’t really the internet. It’s not the open, anyone-can-build-it network of the 1990s and early 2000s, the product …

South Korea’s Leader, Meeting Xi Jinping, Seeks ‘New Start’ With China

President Xi Jinping of China, left, and President Moon Jae-in of South Korea at a welcoming ceremony in Beijing on Thursday. Pool photo by Nicolas Asfouri BEIJING — After more than a year of frosty relations bordering on hostile, South Korea’s leader, Moon Jae-in, pledged a “new start” on Thursday in his country’s dealings with …

Op-Ed Contributor: What if You Couldn’t Access This Page?

A man uses a computer in an internet cafe in Beijing. Greg Baker/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images HONG KONG — Update: The F.C.C. voted on Thursday to repeal net neutrality rules. To taste a future without net neutrality, try browsing the web in Beijing. China’s internet, provided through telecom giants aligned with the Communist Party, …

F.C.C. Repeals Net Neutrality Rules

WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to dismantle landmark rules regulating the businesses that connect consumers to the internet, granting broadband companies power to potentially reshape Americans’ online experiences. The agency scrapped so-called net neutrality regulations that prohibited broadband providers from blocking websites or charging for higher-quality service or certain content. The …

At Least 6,700 Rohingya Died in First Month of Myanmar Crackdown, Aid Group Says

Rohingya men praying before burying Mohammed Hosain, 2, in Bangladesh. Tomas Munita for The New York Times BANGKOK — Doctors Without Borders on Thursday estimated that at least 6,700 members of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority, including 730 children below the age of 5, had met violent deaths there in the month after a military crackdown …

Books of The Times: Turning the Lens Around on Richard Avedon

Alessandra Montalto/The New York Times “Faces,” the photographer Richard Avedon once said, “are the ledgers of our experience.” He never tired of reading them. In his long, relentlessly innovative career, he was never tempted by a landscape or still life. The human face was world enough. He produced portraits and only portraits — of Marilyn …

On Baseball: Derek Jeter Was Once the Captain. But Now He’s the Apprentice.

Derek Jeter speaking in October in his new role as the executive in charge of baseball decisions for the Miami Marlins. So far, those decisions have meant sending good players elsewhere. Taimy Alvarez/South Florida Sun-Sentinel, via Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — In Derek Jeter’s first professional season, he batted .210. In his second …