UPS CEO David Abney used to claim Amazon is just a good customer — but now he’s calling the ecommerce giant a possible rival (AMZN, UPS)

UPS CEO David Abney. DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images UPS CEO David Abney has long said that Amazon is just a customer. In an interview on Thursday with Business Insider, however, he changed his tone. “It is a combination,” Abney told Business Insider. “We monitor them as is if they were a competitor.” UPS CEO David Abney…

Fake News About Abortion in Virginia

Feb. 1, 2019ImageKathy Tran of Virginia’s House of Delegates has proposed a bill that would ease state restrictions on third-trimester abortions.CreditCreditSteve Helber/Associated PressUnder current law in Virginia, third-trimester abortions are permitted when a woman’s physician and two other doctors certify that continuing a pregnancy would result in a mother’s death, or “substantially and irremediably impair…

news analysis: The Age of Big Leaks

By Scott ShaneMr. Shane is a national security reporter for The Times.Feb. 2, 2019On the very day that Roger Stone was charged with lying about a momentous set of leaks that originated with Russian hackers, a feisty band of transparency activists led by a Boston woman posted a voluminous collection of leaks from inside Russia.It…