The president will meet with his counterparts from Australia, India and Japan.
I left with a full stomach but a heavy heart.
In a visit to Seoul, President Biden sought to strengthen the United States’ relationship with South Korea and also said he would be open to meeting with the leader of North Korea if he was “sincere.”
Student loan debt is an albatross around the Democrats’ neck.
President Biden said he would consider expanding joint exercises with South Korea’s military that were scaled back during the Trump administration.
A White House aide was bringing a physical copy of the $40 billion measure to South Korea on a commercial flight. It was passed by Congress this week.
The wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas wrote to legislators in a crucial swing state after the Trump campaign’s loss in 2020.
John Kirby, the Pentagon spokesman, will focus on national security and work alongside the new White House press secretary, Karine Jean-Pierre.
If approved, Lt. Gen. Michael E. Langley would become the first Black four-star Marine Corps officer.
A senior U.S. diplomat urged London and Brussels to discreetly resolve their disputes, citing the need to unify the West behind Ukraine amid Russia’s onslaught.
The president plans to unveil a new regional economic framework, but some in the region wonder whether it will be an empty exercise.
As the United States reached 1 million known deaths, there was no national, permanent memorial to the country’s loss. Some survivors have called for more to be done.
The administration says federal spending trends are helping rein in price increases, but the economic calculus may be more complicated.
Standard political history may not be a good guide to 2022.
With the administration’s attention having shifted to Ukraine, President Biden plans to emphasize that the United States can counter aggression in both Europe and Asia.
Speedy approval seems likely among most members of the alliance in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but Turkey’s objections remain a sticking point.
A day after invoking the Defense Production Act to help alleviate a nationwide shortage, administration officials had few answers for how the law would lead to more supply.
The formula shortage is temporary. Changes to WIC should be permanent.
Many soldiers who surrendered from Mariupol’s Azovstal steel plant belong to the Azov battalion, a group with far-right roots, and the Kremlin may now put them on trial just as Ukraine is prosecuting Russians for war crimes.
Neither is considered a close contact to the first couple, according to the administration.
The Republican Party’s strategy to contain populist rebellion didn’t work in Pennsylvania.
His quirky personal and political appeal is different from that of a typical Pennsylvania Democrat.
The A.T.F. released a trove of gun manufacturing data on Tuesday, the first comprehensive survey of firearms commerce data in decades.
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The president traveled to Buffalo on Tuesday to meet families of the victims of the shooting, as well as local law enforcement, first responders and community leaders.
The president condemned the racist rhetoric that reportedly influenced a white man to gun down Black shoppers at the Tops supermarket in Buffalo, an act he called “domestic terrorism.”
In the first lawsuit of its kind, two real Electoral College delegates from 2020 are seeking damages from 10 fake ones who tried to help Donald Trump overturn his defeat in the state.
Why is the wealthiest country in the world struggling to provide basic nutrition to so many children?
The challenge for a president who came to office preaching unity may be how to take on those preaching hate.
Biden’s $10,000 in relief isn’t enough.
The changes include an expansion of flights to the country and the restarting of a family reunification program.
The top Senate Republican has been working to tamp down on the anti-interventionist strain in his party, his latest proxy battle against President Donald J. Trump’s America First policy.
The president also signed off on targeting about a dozen Shabab leaders in the war-torn country, from which Donald J. Trump largely withdrew in his final weeks in office.
The Treasury secretary is traveling to Warsaw, Brussels and Bonn, Germany, this week at an uncertain time for the global economy.
Donald Trump, abortion rights and student loan debt create a narrow window for President Biden and Democrats to regain their footing.
Symone Sanders talks about her pivot from working at the White House to covering it on her new cable show.
Is there a third option looming for the next six months of war in Ukraine?
Debt forgiveness won’t fix what’s wrong with higher education.
The turbulent aftermath of the Trump era is taking the possibility of a divided government to new levels of intensity, as some Republicans appear eager to target President Biden and his family.
Ahead of the midterm elections, President Biden is making a forceful push to show he is a defender of law enforcement.
A lawsuit settlement requires the federal government to provide water and food, including formula, to detained migrant children.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House would move to provide regulatory relief and funds to bolster the infant formula supply, as the president said his team was acting within “weeks or less.”
Critics of the proposal say the rules are overly restrictive and would stymie the growth of charter schools, whose 3.6 million students are largely Black and Hispanic.
Varios jefes de Estado latinoamericanos amenazan con no asistir al evento político que se celebrará en Los Ángeles, poniendo en riesgo la agenda de la Casa Blanca en una región convulsa.
The threat to Roe v. Wade presents Vice President Kamala Harris with an opportunity to recover from early political stumbles.
The agency has announced a series of policies intended to elevate those efforts, including the creation of an office meant to address the “harm caused by environmental crime, pollution and climate change.”
Senior officials announced minor steps the administration would take to try to increase the supply of formula, even as they conceded that Americans might not see quick relief.
Jerome Powell, whom the Senate confirmed to a second term on Thursday, said allowing rapid inflation to persist would be more painful.
Republicans link the move to rising gas prices while the administration said it was a result of conflicting legal opinions and a lack of interest among bidders.
The president said in a formal statement that the United States must ‘remain vigilant’ against a virus that has ‘forever changed’ the country.
The war was dangerous enough before the West’s shift to a more expansive strategy.
As lawmakers have embraced more than $50 billion to Kyiv within two months, they have largely refrained from raising concerns or questioning the Biden administration’s strategy.
Ms. Cook is the first Black woman ever confirmed as a governor at the Federal Reserve.
The February attack rattled Pentagon officials and private industry because it revealed new vulnerabilities in global communications systems.
Central bankers have been asking whether they should have reacted faster to rising inflation last year — and are learning from the recent past.
Kevin Morris, known for brokering big entertainment deals, has helped President Biden’s son navigate his legal troubles and scrutiny from the right. Some of the White House’s allies are concerned.
President Biden scolded Republicans for blaming him for rising inflation while offering “extreme” policy ideas that he said would help the wealthiest Americans and big corporations.
Rising prices could hurt President Biden’s party in the midterm elections, and he sought on Tuesday to turn the debate over the economy against his opponents.
Advocates for the Afghan people say it would be unjust and illegal to use $3.5 billion of Afghanistan’s assets to pay off the Taliban’s judgment debts.
With the debate over students loans, are we trying to confirm the stereotype that Democrats serve the needs of educated elites and ignore everyone else?
Tax reductions and rebates that are being proposed to help people cope could have the unintended effect of pushing prices higher.
President Biden signed the Lend-Lease Act, which will waive time-consuming requirements on the provision of arms to Ukraine.
President Biden signed the Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act, which would speed up shipments considered critical for Ukraine’s forces to repel Russian invaders.
Ms. Rice said she had last seen President Biden in person on Wednesday while wearing a mask and that, according to the C.D.C. guidelines, he was “not considered a close contact.”
Activists are also pressing President Biden to take a more forceful leadership role in the response as he convenes world leaders for a Covid-19 summit on Thursday.
Dr. Jill Biden, the first lady, told reporters at the presidential palace in Slovakia that she had called President Biden and urged him to continue supporting Ukraine.
The Biden administration will lift a 25 percent tariff on the Ukrainian steel sector for one year to help the country’s economy.
The administration knows how to get the Iran nuclear deal back. It’s just afraid of Republicans.
The seeming demise of Roe v. Wade is only part of the story.
The Biden administration’s push for Taiwan to order missiles and smaller arms for asymmetric warfare has gained urgency since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The network’s leader sat between the president and first lady, all unmasked, at the event.
Leaks by U.S. officials suggest we are no longer in an indirect war with Russia but rather edging toward a direct one.
Ukraine goes on the offensive against Russian forces
The agency’s commissioner announced the change after the teams — which had long operated under the public radar — came under scrutiny earlier this year.
Covid helps explain it.
America’s social mobility machine is broken.
The help that sank the Moskva, the most significant loss by any navy in 40 years, is part of an administration effort providing real-time battlefield intelligence to Ukraine.
The White House visit by rank-and-file union members was an unusual show of support by an administration of either party.
Ms. Jean-Pierre, who will succeed Jen Psaki, will be the first Black woman and the first openly gay person to serve in the role.
Over the course of a half-century in national politics, President Biden has evolved from an outright critic of Roe to a seemingly reluctant and largely quiet supporter.
A parade of emissaries have urged a harder line on Russia. But India’s political neutrality over the war in Ukraine has expanded into economic opportunism.
Targeting assistance is part of a classified effort by the Biden administration to provide real-time battlefield intelligence to Ukraine.
Kim Jong-un has sought to improve the North’s nuclear capabilities and gain diplomatic leverage with Washington and the incoming administration of Yoon Suk-yeol.
Loose lips could lead to huge unintended consequences.
‘You have exploded the myth of Putin’s invincibility,’ Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain told Ukrainian lawmakers, one of several Western sources of cheerleading on Tuesday.
President Biden urged Congress to pass legislation that would invest billions of dollars toward the production of semiconductors, like those used by the plant in Alabama to build weapons for Ukraine.
President Biden said the leaked draft of a Supreme Court ruling poised to reverse Roe v. Wade, if finalized, could undermine a range of rights beyond abortion, including same-sex marriage.
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Russians who oppose the war enough to leave should be welcomed as a boon to productivity.
Crucial left-leaning voters have soured on President Biden, and Americans of all stripes are angry. Democratic leaders can’t agree on what to tell them.
Lawmakers should make the Child Tax Credit available to families with low or no earnings. There’s a way to do this without adding to inflation.
President Biden paid tribute to Walter F. Mondale, his former colleague in the Senate who went on to transform the office of vice president and died in 2021.
President Biden paid tribute to Walter F. Mondale, a longtime friend and colleague who preceded him as vice president.
Confidential polling data obtained by The New York Times underscores the biggest challenges for President Biden and his party as they face the prospect of losing power to Republicans on Capitol Hill.
An interesting event to choose to make an entrance.
President Biden was the first president to attend the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner since 2016, because his predecessor, Donald J. Trump, boycotted the event.
Amid concerns about Covid, President Biden offered some humor and received his own ribbing at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, a ritual that had gone on hiatus during the pandemic.
Children of temporary visa holders who can’t gain permanent residency are one of several groups urging the Biden administration to act on an immigration overhaul.
Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas has pursued an expensive and unusual effort to harden the border. But after a year, there is little to show for it.
Legislation proposed by the president would suspend the requirement that Russian scientists have a sponsoring employer to gain a visa.
A new stance from the U.S., and escalations beyond Ukraine’s borders.
Graduates can’t repay their loans if they don’t learn anything useful in school.
El plan, destinado a inquietar al presidente Biden, encaja en su estrategia frente a un número récord de cruces fronterizos. Los inmigrantes expresaron agradecimiento por el viaje gratuito en autobuses.
“The cost of this fight is not cheap,” President Biden said. He also sent Congress a plan to increase the government’s power to seize luxury yachts, aircraft and other assets of Russian oligarchs.
Retooling the party for an age of disorder.
The $33 billion request suggests the White House expects a sustained conflict.
House passage of the measure, which invoked the World War II-era Lend-Lease Act, sent it to President Biden for his signature.
President Biden said the amount would not be $50,000 per borrower, which some Democrats and advocates are pushing for as a way to address economic and racial disparities.
Far from the U.S.-Mexico border, Ohio’s Senate primary shows how the Republican obsession with the fiction of a stolen election has spawned a new cause for fear of illegal immigration.
John Carlin, who occupies one of the most powerful and under-the-radar posts in the department, has dealt with major matters including the Jan. 6 investigation.
The administration emphasized strength in consumer spending, even as Republicans blasted its management of the economy.
In Philadelphia, the most comprehensive study in decades found a handful of dealers selling a huge number of guns used illegally. A House panel is uncovering similar patterns elsewhere.
Genocide is the crime of crimes. It is rarely proved in international law.
Hunger, trauma, violence. The pandemic exacerbated all three, and more.
The measure is mostly symbolic, but the top Senate Democrat is pressing to use a coming Ukraine aid spending bill to give the president the power to liquidate the confiscated property.
American officials said that they were monitoring China’s progress in meeting the terms of a 2020 trade deal, but that intellectual property owners had expressed concerns.
The president made a campaign promise to erase billions in college loans, but his economic advisers are split on whether he should follow through.
Trevor Reed had been detained since 2019, after he was accused of assaulting and endangering the lives of two police officers.
The former secretary of state, who died last month, was honored at Washington National Cathedral as America faces the kind of struggle between democracy and autocracy that she warned about.
Macron’s victory is a reminder to Democrats to find the center on immigration.
While Kamala Harris had not seen President Biden for eight days, her positive test renewed concerns about his vulnerability to the virus.
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Some advocates believe President Biden’s repeated extensions of the repayment pause, now set to end Aug. 31, could force his hand on loan forgiveness.
Known formally as the Migrant Protection Protocols, the program, adopted during the Trump administration, requires some migrants to wait in Mexico while their cases are heard.
Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III announced the formation of the Ukraine Contact Group, with more than 40 member nations, to coordinate military and humanitarian assistance.
American energy production has only inched up because executives fear that oil and gas prices won’t stay high.
An obscure lawsuit in Florida could endanger the federal health agency’s ability to intervene in future crises.
The president commuted the sentences of 75 nonviolent drug offenders and issued three pardons, part of what aides described as a broader strategy to overhaul the criminal justice system.
The plan, meant to rattle President Biden, fits into his strategy for addressing record numbers of border crossings. The migrants said they were grateful for the chartered bus ride.
Democrats should let voters know about their successes — and run on Democratic values.
The political scientist Ivan Krastev discusses how European identity is transforming right now.
The U.S. Embassy, which closed just before Russia’s invasion, could reopen “over a couple of weeks,” Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.
The United States is edging toward a dynamic that pits Washington more directly against Moscow, and one that U.S. officials see as likely to play out for years.
The former Louisiana congressman is expected to step down next month. He will be one of the first White House senior advisers to leave as Democrats brace for a difficult midterm election.
And does this mean that Ron DeSantis won’t be taking his kids to Disney World anymore?
The ruling could prevent the federal government from nimbly responding to future pandemics.
Crime, inflation, Russia’s war in Ukraine and immigration are driving voter dissatisfaction ahead of the midterms.
For all of the attention on the Justice Department’s investigation into the Jan. 6 attack, Mr. Garland has focused on the everyday work of being the attorney general.
Soviet-designed ammunition is part of the ‘life blood’ for Ukrainian troops fighting Russia, and the United States is keeping it flowing.
President Biden nominated Bridget Brink, the current U.S. ambassador to Slovakia, as ambassador to Ukraine. The position has been empty for more than a year.
The American government refused to comment on reports that Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III had traveled to Ukraine to meet with its leaders.
For years, the United States sent mixed signals about its interests in the country. Then Vladimir V. Putin made his move.
It will neither rattle Putin nor change our obligations in the war.