California Will Let College Athletes Sign Endorsement Deals

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Defying the NCAA, California opened the way Monday for college athletes to hire agents and make money from endorsement deals with sneaker companies, soft drink makers, car dealerships and other sponsors, just like the pros. The first-in-the-nation law, signed by Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom and set to take effect in 2023,…

Montgomery, Ala., Elects Steven Reed, Its First Black Mayor

U.S.|Montgomery, Ala., Elects Steven Reed, Its First Black MayorVoters chose Mr. Reed, a probate judge, to lead a majority-black city almost 200 years after it was incorporated.ImageSteven L. Reed delivered his acceptance speech after being elected as mayor of Montgomery, Ala., on Tuesday.CreditCreditLynsey Addario for The New York TimesOct. 8, 2019MONTGOMERY, Ala. — On the…

Boeing, Brexit, Syria: Your Friday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.Oct. 18, 2019(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest.ImageCreditAnna Moneymaker/The New York Times1. Being presidential is easy, President Trump said: “All you have to do is act like a stiff.”So instead, at his latest campaign rally…