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Biden and Trump Try to Score Points in Dual Border Visits

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 03:04:57
President Biden dared former President Donald J. Trump to “join me” in tightening security, while Mr. Trump blamed Mr. Biden for the country’s broken immigration system.

The U.S. Economy Is Surpassing Expectations. Immigration Is One Reason.

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 20:25:58
Immigrants aided the pandemic recovery and may be crucial to future needs. The challenge is processing newcomers and getting them where the jobs are.

How Cable News Handled Biden and Trump at the Southern Border

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 00:16:47
Fox News and CNN aired both men’s remarks in full; MSNBC carried neither one live.

As Palestinians Crowd an Aid Convoy, Israeli Gunshots and a Deadly Toll

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 01:16:44
Palestinian and Israeli officials offered differing accounts of a deadly scene in northern Gaza, in which local health officials said more than 100 people were killed.

Jack Teixeira Expected to Plead Guilty in Leak of Trove of Secrets

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 00:40:00
Airman Teixeira is accused of posting national defense information and classified documents to a gaming chat group and has been in custody since being arrested in the spring.

Texts Show Witness Readily Helped Build a Case to Disqualify Trump Prosecutors

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 16:54:57
Terrence Bradley was a reluctant witness in court, but text messages show he was eager to help an effort to disqualify Fani Willis, the Fulton County district attorney.

Trump Asks for August Trial Date in Classified Documents Case

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 00:36:20
After previously seeking to have the proceeding postponed until after the election, the former president’s lawyers unexpectedly said he could live with a date over the summer.

Election Shadows Supreme Court in Trump’s Immunity Case

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 00:20:34
In an ordinary case, the justices’ decision to hear arguments in April might seem a sober compromise. But the electoral calendar and Donald J. Trump’s hope for delays prompt questions.

Sure, It Won an Oscar. But Is It Criterion?

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 21:24:07
How the Criterion Collection became the film world’s arbiter of taste.

Congress Clears Bill to Avert Partial Government Shutdown, With Key Issues Unresolved

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 01:15:45
The latest temporary spending measure buys Congress a week to finalize details of a deal on half of government spending, and another three weeks to negotiate and pass the other half.

Mitch McConnell Ends an Era for the Senate, the GOP and Himself

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 20:12:39
The forces of change in Republican politics caught up to the longtime Senate leader, but he won’t be exiting the stage just yet.

‘The Collective’ Is Kim Gordon’s Coolest Act Yet

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 10:00:14
At 70, the onetime Sonic Youth musician is releasing a blistering new solo LP, finding new fans on TikTok and making art that continues to surprise.

Brian Mulroney, Prime Minister Who Led Canada Into NAFTA, Dies at 84

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 02:11:19
He signed the historic free trade agreement with the United States and Mexico but was shadowed by scandal.

Who Really Stands With American Workers?

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 00:00:08
On economics, Donald Trump is just Mitch McConnell with tariffs.

Trump’s View of America and the World Is Nothing New

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 00:00:08
Donald Trump didn’t remake the Republican Party. He merely restored the pessimistic, isolationist version from decades ago.

Trump Should Lose. But the Supreme Court Should Still Clarify Immunity.

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 19:03:46
The justices should develop a narrow presidential immunity in criminal cases.

Black Families Can Now Recover More of Their Lost Histories

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 20:28:43
With one pension file, I was able to fill in multiple gaps in my family tree and the location where most of my paternal grandfather’s family had been enslaved.

Biden Urged Trump to Join Him in Cracking Down on the Border

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 01:01:33
Also, Putin threatened nuclear war over NATO intervention. Here’s the latest at the end of Thursday.

The Farming Conundrum

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 19:35:42
Agriculture is a big contributor to climate change — is there a path to reinvention?

Alabama Lawmakers Advance Bills in a Race to Protect IVF

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 22:53:40
Republicans in the State House and Senate on Thursday showed overwhelming support for legislation shielding I.V.F. providers.

Smokehouse Creek Wildfire in Texas Panhandle Is State’s Largest on Record

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 23:35:37
A state known for its wide open space has now seen more than a million acres of it burned in the largest wildfire on record in Texas history, with two confirmed deaths.

Putin’s Nuclear Threats Become Background Theme of Ukraine War

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 21:43:15
Repeated threats by President Vladimir Putin of Russia to make use of nuclear weapons have become the background theme of the war in Ukraine, often timed for maximum effect.

Bangladesh Fire Kills at Least 43 in Shopping Mall

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 04:22:26
Officials said the deadly fire broke out just before 10 p.m. on Thursday night. Crews took about two hours to extinguish the multistory fire, which left dozens injured and many in critical condition.

In Justin Peck’s ‘Illinoise,’ Dance On and Feel It

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:05:26
This narrative dance musical, set to Sufjan Stevens’s album, is a coming-of-age story and a meditation on death, love, community, politics and zombies.

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