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We’re covering the prospects of a border security deal in Washington, as well as the verdict in El Chapo’s drug trial. We also have the results from the Westminster Dog Show.
The House could take up a bipartisan measure on border security today that doesn’t provide the funding Mr. Trump has demanded for a wall, and the Senate would follow. While some conservatives denounced the proposal as a sellout, Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, urged Mr. Trump to accept the compromise.
On Tuesday, the president said he was “not happy” with the deal, but he all but ruled out another government shutdown, leading his allies to predict that he would grudgingly support it. Sean Hannity, the Fox News host who had denounced the deal as a “garbage compromise,” said he expected Mr. Trump to sign it.
The details: The measure would provide .38 billion for fencing at the border with Mexico. Mr. Trump has demanded .7 billion for a steel or concrete wall, and said he would find “other methods” to pay for it. Here are five takeaways.
Go deeper: As of January, no new barriers had been built under the Trump administration, although some construction is expected to begin this month. We looked at what’s in place at the border.
The Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera, also known as El Chapo, could face life in prison after he was found guilty of all 10 counts at his drug conspiracy trial in Brooklyn on Tuesday.
Mr. Guzmán, who was accused of shipping tons of drugs to the U.S. over the course of decades, was notorious for his smuggling tactics, violence, prison breaks and nearly limitless capacity for evading the Mexican authorities.
What’s next: A sentencing hearing is scheduled for June 25, after which it’s probable that Mr. Guzmán will be sent to a federal prison in Colorado.
The reaction: Mr. Guzmán was once Mexico’s most wanted man. But many there barely skipped a beat on hearing of his conviction.
Perspective: Mexico’s drug war is much bigger than one man, a journalist in Mexico City writes for our Opinion section.
President Trump’s tax overhaul lowered rates and provided breaks to the self-employed and those with so-called pass-through businesses. But it also cut back or eliminated some popular deductions.
Although most people will see their tax burden decline, some are surprised to be getting smaller checks or to owe money. The Government Accountability Office expects about four million people to pay more this year.
What it means: The average refund among early filers was down 8.4 percent, according to the Internal Revenue Service.
By the numbers: More than five million pieces of mail to the I.R.S. went unanswered and 87,000 amended tax returns weren’t processed during the government shutdown, an audit found.
The name of the Florida city has become shorthand for a tragedy that many hoped would end school shootings.
But to think of the survivors of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as mere symbols is to ignore a complicated tapestry of sadness, fear and defiance. Nine members of the community reflected on the past 12 months.
Voices: “Not a single day goes by that you don’t think of some aspect of that day,” said one police officer who responded to the shooting.If you have 14 minutes, this is worth itCould this counter climate change?
A Swiss company thinks it can remove carbon dioxide from the air at prices cheap enough to matter, a process that could have a profound effect on the future of humanity.
But it’s almost certainly too soon to say for sure.
U.S.-China trade talks: President Trump said he would consider delaying a March 2 deadline to reach a trade deal with China, and that he might not impose higher tariffs on Chinese goods if talks with Beijing were going well.
New York officer’s death: A detective was shot and killed by fellow police officers as they confronted a robbery suspect in Queens. Brian Simonsen, a 19-year veteran, was the first New York City officer to be killed in the line of duty since July 2017.
Lifeline for depressed mothers: A national panel of health experts said two forms of counseling could prevent depression in pregnant women and new mothers. They’re the first treatments it has found that can do so.
Amazon’s fight in New York: The political landscape in the state has vastly changed, and the company faces a battle it had hoped to avoid.
A win for conservationists: The Senate passed a sweeping measure designating more than one million acres of wilderness for environmental protection.
Nissan’s ex-leader: Carlos Ghosn, who faces charges of financial wrongdoing, today named an attorney to his legal team who is famous in Japan for a string of high-profile acquittals. Two other lawyers for Mr. Ghosn resigned today without explanation.
Snapshot: Above, a wire fox terrier named King won best in show honors at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday night. Wire fox terriers have won 15 times, more than any other breed.
Late-night comedy: Trevor Noah worried about the jurors in El Chapo’s trial: “I liked that part where they said 34 hours of deliberations. No, it was five minutes of deliberations and 33 hours and 55 minutes of booking flights out of the country, getting their names changed and scheduling plastic surgery.”
What we’re reading: This Longreads article. Michael Roston, a Times science editor, writes: “The search for a mysterious object referred to as ‘Planet Nine’ is one of the most fascinating subjects in space and astronomy right now. Shannon Stirone followed two of the hunt’s scientists through the drudgeries and delights of the search at a volcanic observatory in Hawaii.”Now, a break from the news
Cook: Our food editor, Sam Sifton, gives you 38 ways to get dinner on the table, no recipe required.
Listen: A New Orleans jazz band — clarinet, trombone, her own banjo — backs Leyla McCalla in “The Capitalist Blues,” the title song of her new album.
Read: David Bowman’s posthumously published novel, “Big Bang,” is firmly planted in midcentury America and filled with real-life characters.
See: The sometimes dubious and sometimes devastating off-Broadway play “The Light” explores sexual assault and its aftershocks. It’s a rom-com, a drama and very nearly a tragedy.
Smarter Living: It’s wintertime blues season. Buying a plant can have therapeutic benefits — and so can just hanging out in a plant store or botanic garden.
Also, here’s what you need to know before you go snow hiking.
The wintry storms raging in the U.S. this week aren’t, thankfully, bringing with them the plunging temperatures of the recent polar vortex. That brutal blast of cold offered a reminder of the one temperature where the Fahrenheit scale agrees with Celsius: minus 40.
Both scales address two major calibration points (freezing and boiling), but they divide the temperature range between them in differently sized degrees. There are a lot more degrees in Fahrenheit, and the two scales intersect at just that one point.
Daniel Fahrenheit, an 18th-century physicist and inventor, made a scale for a mercury-in-glass thermometer that was the first accurate and practical way to measure temperature.
He used a frigid mix of ice, water and salt to define zero degrees. Then he borrowed and refined other reference points from an existing scale, which is how other commonly used points ended up with untidy values like 32 for water’s freezing point and 212 for its boiling point.
Anders Celsius, whose lifetime overlapped Fahrenheit’s, set those reference points at 100 for freezing and zero for boiling. Those were reversed after his death.
That’s it for this briefing.
If your favorite pooch didn’t win at Westminster, take heart: Most popular breeds rarely do.
See you next time.
— Inyoung and Chris
Thank youTo Eleanor Stanford and James K. Williamson for the break from the news. Kenneth Chang, a science reporter who says he “hates the Fahrenheit scale — and miles and ounces and those other British units that even the British dropped decades ago,” wrote today’s Back Story. You can reach the team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
P.S.• We’re listening to “The Daily.” Today’s episode is about a federal jail in Brooklyn that had limited electric power and heat this month.• Here’s today’s mini crossword puzzle, and a clue: Center of a solar system (3 letters). You can find all our puzzles here. • An amateur climatologist, Stephen Fybish, was cited for decades in The Times with his observations of New York weather.B:
红财神报083期新图【一】【栋】【楼】【硬】【生】【生】【的】【被】【挤】【塌】【了】，【这】【是】【谁】【也】【没】【有】【想】【到】【的】【事】【情】。【众】【人】【呆】【呆】【的】【站】【在】【原】【地】，【一】【时】【之】【间】【都】【不】【知】【道】【该】【如】【何】【是】【好】。 “【塌】……【塌】【了】？” 【乔】【一】【剑】【几】【人】【好】【不】【容】【易】【挤】【到】【了】【门】【边】，【然】【后】【眼】【睁】【睁】【的】【看】【着】【那】【大】【楼】【离】【自】【己】【远】【去】，【轰】【然】【一】【声】【倒】【在】【地】【上】。 【好】【在】【能】【够】【挤】【到】【酒】【吧】【门】【口】【的】【人】，【都】【是】【些】【武】【修】，【有】【一】【定】【的】【修】【为】，【看】【见】【酒】【吧】【大】【楼】【倒】【下】
【伦】【敦】【的】【天】【气】【总】【是】【湿】【漉】【漉】【的】。 【就】【像】【此】【刻】【穆】【健】【峰】【的】【心】【情】【一】【般】，【泥】【泞】【不】【堪】。 【这】【次】【意】【外】【的】【受】【伤】【让】【他】【很】【多】【的】【计】【划】【都】【泡】【汤】【了】，【甚】【至】【九】【月】【初】【的】【两】【场】【国】【家】【队】【比】【赛】【也】【将】【无】【法】【出】【场】！ “【哎】……” 【望】【着】【窗】【外】【的】【细】【雨】，【穆】【健】【峰】【不】【由】【得】【叹】【息】【了】【一】【声】。 【一】【旁】【帮】【穆】【健】【峰】【做】【腿】【部】【按】【摩】【的】【郭】【德】【看】【了】【眼】【窗】【外】【的】【细】【语】，【轻】【声】【安】【慰】【道】： “【没】
【虽】【然】【丽】【塔】【表】【示】【自】【己】【真】【的】【不】【需】【要】【枪】【支】，【但】【是】【莫】【念】【的】【那】【番】【话】【还】【是】【改】【变】【了】【她】【的】【想】【法】。 “【这】【个】【世】【界】【并】【不】【是】【那】【么】【安】【全】，【自】【我】【保】【护】【有】【的】【时】【候】【需】【要】【强】【有】【力】【的】【武】【器】【来】【一】【击】【制】【胜】。” “【好】【吧】，【我】【收】【下】【了】。” 【但】【是】【话】【说】【回】【来】，【莫】【念】【哥】【到】【底】【是】【怎】【么】【搞】【到】【这】【种】【武】【器】【的】【啊】，【为】【什】【么】【要】【给】【我】【呢】。 【等】【等】，【他】【能】【把】【这】【种】【枪】【随】【随】【便】【便】【送】【人】，【那】
【包】【不】【鸣】【从】【大】【洛】【城】【的】【南】【面】【悄】【悄】【地】【绕】【到】【东】【面】，【他】【小】【看】【了】【这】【两】【个】【公】【会】【的】【实】【力】，【或】【者】【更】【准】【确】【的】【说】【是】【忆】【隆】【阁】【大】【东】【和】【蛇】【蝎】【的】【势】【力】。 【他】【们】【二】【人】【不】【过】【是】【公】【会】【里】【的】【一】【方】【领】【队】，【就】【能】【在】【这】【个】【时】【候】【调】【动】【至】【少】【一】【百】【人】【的】【队】【伍】【才】【围】【剿】【自】【己】…… 【看】【着】【大】【洛】【城】【外】【三】【五】【人】【为】【一】【小】【队】【的】【巡】【逻】【身】【影】，【包】【不】【鸣】【没】【有】【办】【法】【靠】【近】【这】【座】【城】【市】。 【借】【着】【夜】【里】【的】【凉】【风】红财神报083期新图【酸】【菜】【在】【我】【们】【的】【饮】【食】【中】【可】【以】【是】【开】【胃】【小】【菜】、【下】【饭】【菜】，【也】【可】【以】【作】【为】【调】【味】【料】【来】【制】【作】【菜】【肴】，【可】【分】【为】【东】【北】【酸】【菜】、【四】【川】【酸】【菜】、【贵】【州】【酸】【菜】、【云】【南】【富】【源】【酸】【菜】、【德】【国】【酸】【菜】【等】，【不】【同】【地】【区】【的】【酸】【菜】【口】【味】【风】【格】【也】【不】【尽】【相】【同】。【我】【们】【常】【吃】【的】“【酸】【菜】”【一】【般】【指】【的】【是】【所】【有】【青】【菜】【或】【白】【菜】【所】【做】【的】【所】【有】【种】【类】【酸】【菜】【的】【总】【称】。【不】【管】【是】【做】【肉】、【做】【鱼】，【还】【是】【炒】【菜】，【只】【要】【放】【上】【一】【些】【酸】【菜】，【吃】【起】【来】【是】【开】【胃】【又】【过】【瘾】！
【到】【了】【腊】【月】，【就】【有】【了】【过】【年】【的】【气】【氛】。 【各】【方】【的】【使】【者】【与】【年】【礼】【也】【陆】【续】【到】【了】。 【台】【州】【白】【衫】【早】【已】【灰】【飞】【烟】【灭】，【剩】【下】【的】【其】【他】【三】【伙】【白】【衫】【势】【力】，【倒】【是】【与】【金】【陵】【城】【中】【都】【有】【了】【往】【来】。 【亳】【州】【白】【衫】【不】【用】【说】，【名】【义】【上】【与】【滁】【州】【军】【还】【是】【一】【家】。 【泰】【州】【白】【衫】【也】【始】【终】【客】【气】。 【就】【是】【蕲】【春】【白】【衫】【那】【边】，【原】【本】【不】【理】【会】【滁】【州】【军】，【可】【因】【上】【次】【两】【军】【在】【洪】【州】【外】【谈】【判】，【倒】【是】
【实】【在】【抱】【歉】【啊】【各】【位】，【尤】【其】【是】【我】【断】【更】【还】【给】【我】【投】【票】【的】【书】【友】【们】。 【写】【小】【说】【大】【纲】【很】【重】【要】，【之】【前】【有】【个】【前】【辈】【再】【三】【跟】【我】【说】【过】【这】【个】，【我】【虽】【然】【有】【重】【视】，【但】【还】【是】【不】【够】【重】【视】。 【我】【的】【大】【纲】【非】【常】【简】【陋】，【结】【果】【写】【着】【写】【着】【就】【写】【崩】【了】，【不】【知】【道】【该】【写】【什】【么】【好】【了】，【尤】【其】【是】【剧】【情】【发】【展】【到】【了】【魔】【潮】【入】【侵】【这】【块】【就】【写】【不】【下】【去】【了】，【比】【如】【说】【写】【到】【魔】【族】【该】【怎】【么】【进】【攻】，【地】【表】【玩】【家】【该】
【一】【行】【人】【又】【从】【新】【向】【医】【院】【内】【走】【去】，【其】【实】【刘】【浩】【南】【也】【想】【回】【四】【合】【院】【去】【住】。 【可】【他】【都】【答】【应】【苏】【玉】【早】【上】【去】【看】【谢】【导】【了】，【又】【懒】【得】【折】【腾】。 【刘】【浩】【南】【回】【了】【特】【需】【楼】【病】【房】，【艾】【莎】【驾】【驶】【着】【卡】【宴】【带】【着】【于】【丽】【娜】【跟】【侯】【佳】【男】。 【胡】【芳】【菲】【本】【来】【想】【把】【奔】【驰】【小】【车】【留】【给】【了】【刘】【浩】【南】，【她】【也】【做】【卡】【宴】【回】【去】。 【可】【刘】【浩】【南】【觉】【得】【这】【车】【太】【娘】【就】【没】【留】，【就】【说】【明】【天】【办】【完】【事】【他】【打】【车】【回】【去】。