U.S. Presidential Race, Rodrigo Duterte, Roger Ailes: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

September 6, 2016 9:56 PM

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U.S. Presidential Race, Rodrigo Duterte, Roger Ailes: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

5. 21st Century Fox Corporation settled a sexual harassment suit against Roger Ailes for $20 million and an apology. The company said that the former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson, above, “was not treated with the respect and dignity that she and all of our colleagues deserve.” Turmoil and friction remain, as Mr. Ailes’s lawyer said he was “not contributing anything” to the settlement, and Fox News abruptly announced the departure of its longtime star Greta Van Susteren.

7. The Library of America, which has published the definitive collection of American writing for more than 35 years, enshrined Ursula K. Le Guin. At her behest, the nonprofit did not bring out her better-known science fiction, starting instead with “The Complete Orsinia,” a collection of early stori...

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