Amid some of the war’s heaviest bombing, Israeli forces battled Hamas deep into the city of Khan Younis, with few signs that Israel was heeding Biden administration calls to show more restraint.
While the president has backed Israel’s right to defend itself since the Hamas terrorist attack, his team has increased the pressure to minimize civilian casualties in Gaza.
President Biden has portrayed a second term for Donald Trump as an existential threat to American democracy.
The speaker said he would move forward with a vote that Republicans have long avoided for fear that some in their ranks would refuse to endorse an investigation without incriminating evidence.
The former congresswoman is working to ensure that Donald Trump never returns to the Oval Office. She is also keeping her own door wide open.
JetBlue Airways is trying to persuade a federal court to let it acquire Spirit Airlines, a deal that the Justice Department says will raise fares and reduce competition.
The debate among Democrats on renominating Joe Biden calls the long primary process into question.
Pennsylvania state leaders including Gov. Josh Shapiro also criticized the protest held outside a falafel shop, calling it antisemitic.
A super PAC backing Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s independent presidential candidacy is leading the costly and legally complex effort, which the Democratic establishment is trying to fight.
Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen will travel to Mexico this week for talks on countering illicit finance and fentanyl.
At an annual gathering in Arizona, Democratic governors offered a series of explanations for the president’s political struggles and suggested ideas for selling voters on his re-election.
Money is a very big sticking point at this year’s United Nations climate summit. Part of the problem is that American promises often go unmet.
The people of Darfur are caught in a battle between Sudanese armies.
Indicted over a plot to overturn an election and campaigning on promises to shatter democratic norms in a second term, Donald Trump wants voters to see Joe Biden as the bigger threat.
Its new estimate of the economic impact of climate change could create the legal justification for aggressive new regulations.
The measure, which requires oil and gas producers to detect and fix leaks of the greenhouse gas, came as the U.S. vice president spoke at the COP28 climate summit.
House Republicans who have subpoenaed Hunter Biden to testify in the impeachment inquiry into President Biden insisted on a private, videotaped deposition before a public hearing.
American oil production is hitting record levels, delivering economic and foreign policy benefits but putting environmental goals further out of reach.
The Biden administration issued new rules to prevent Chinese firms from supplying parts for electric cars set to receive billions of dollars in tax credits.
President Biden recommitted to a promise to invest in the continent, as the United States has lagged behind Russia and China in competing for influence.
In his decades in politics, the statesman advised many presidents. Here are some of their thoughts from over the years, in their own words.
Officials in the United States and Canada have described two assassination attempts: the killing of a Sikh leader in British Columbia and a plan to murder an activist in New York.
Democrats and the White House have agreed in principle to raise the threshold for asylum claims as part of the bill to fund wars in Israel and Ukraine, but liberals are livid — and Republicans want more.
Responses to Senator Chuck Schumer’s essay about antisemitism. Also: President Biden’s meeting with Muslim Americans; Jimmy Carter; a writer’s journey; cruise ships in Key West.
The 2024 election cannot be about the price of gas.
Artificial intelligence, antisemitism, the 2024 presidential election, war in the Middle East and other big topics that made headlines at this year’s DealBook Summit.
The former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives discusses the state of the Republican Party and questions Biden’s ability to govern at his age.
The proposal to rip out nine million pipes across the country could cost as much as $30 billion but would nearly eliminate the neurotoxin from drinking water.
Hitchcock knew the terror a threat like Trump could create.
Astead gets a crash course from NYT reporters on the criminal cases the former president — and current Republican front-runner — is facing and how they could upend the 2024 race.
It’s really hard to run against a sitting president. And beginning at this point, just two months before primary voting starts, wouldn’t be feasible anyhow.
Funcionarios de seguridad nacional temen que algún error de los ataques en represalia podría desencadenar un conflicto regional.
The stakes are high for the governor of Florida as his polling sags fewer than seven weeks out from the Iowa caucuses.
In Beijing’s praise of his legacy, there is implicit criticism of a U.S. shift in recent years away from cooperation and toward intensifying competition.
The scheme described by federal prosecutors could upset a key element of President Biden’s foreign policy agenda: bolstering ties with India.
President Biden toured a wind turbine factory in a far-right lawmaker’s Colorado district and rebuked critics who have opposed his clean energy and economic agenda.
Today, we’re going to moan about the system we use to choose a president.
President Biden’s insistence on seeking a second term comes at high risk.
The president attended the annual conference in 2021 and 2022, but officials say this year he is preoccupied with the wars in the Middle East and in Ukraine.
The vice president, speaking at The Times’s DealBook Summit, said record-low unemployment and stable wages were not enough to “connect” with struggling Americans.
U.S. forces and militias backed by Iran have launched tit-for-tat attacks, fueling concerns as Israeli forces have also clashed with Iranian-backed groups.
Whatever its intentions, there is a reason the organization is supported by major Republican donors like Harlan Crow.
As part of a broader campaign against anticompetitive practices, the Biden administration has taken on the chicken industry. Why have the results been so paltry?
Democrats are clashing with each other and the Biden administration over whether to attach conditions, including measures to avoid civilian casualties, to security assistance.
Some firms argue that a law aimed at popularizing electric vehicles risks turning the United States into an assembly shop for Chinese-made technology.
Mediators hope the current model of a daily cease-fire with the release of Israeli captives in exchange for freeing Palestinian prisoners would create the conditions for longer-term discussions.
Does it symbolize President Biden’s economic policies, or the pressures of the season?
It’s actually three wars, and there’s one keystone that we have to get right.
President Biden is facing deep anger over his solidarity with Israel among supporters and even from some staff members who have said they feel disenchanted with the president.
Responses to a Page 1 investigation. Also: An Oct. 7 observation; President Biden and the Israel-Gaza war; father, son and Jan. 6; planet Earth’s survival.
The former president’s lawyers in his federal trial on charges of trying to overturn the election are asking to collect a wide range of evidence — including on unrelated issues like Hunter Biden.
American officials have told the Israelis that a major bombardment risks sparking a humanitarian crisis that overwhelms the world’s capacity to respond.
Congress has a chance to eliminate hepatitis C in the United States.
A majority of those who backed President Biden in 2020 say today’s economy is fair or poor, ordinarily a bad omen for incumbents seeking re-election.
The president is facing some pressure to focus on oil drilling and gas prices at home, while boosting climate ambition on the world stage.
¿Cómo conciliamos nuestro deseo de poner fin a los combates con la necesidad de abordar las causas del conflicto?
The president’s aides quickly jumped on a statement by Donald Trump that he was “seriously looking at alternatives” to the health law.
Thanks to the president’s signature legislation, solar energy manufacturing is booming in Georgia, a key state in the 2024 election. But the industry now worries that it could be too much and too fast.
At the president’s urging, the temporary truce between Israel and Hamas was extended two more days. The challenge is what comes next.
The White House and economists will be closely watching the annual shopping events for insight into what the data says about the state of the consumer.
Almost all the polling shows the same pattern. Could the coming campaign restore Democrats’ usual advantage?
Do any of them deserve to be Time’s person of the year?
He has attended the past two summits and calls climate change “the ultimate threat” but will miss the talks that are set to begin in Dubai on Thursday.
“Thank God she’s home,” the president told reporters as he vowed to press for the release of more captives and an extension of the pause in fighting.
Readers respond to a column by Maureen Dowd. Also: Speaker Mike Johnson’s lament; drive-through downsides; New Orleans drinking water.
More than three dozen incumbents have announced they will not seek re-election next year. Some are running for other offices, while others intend to leave Congress altogether.
Mr. Phillips, 54, a congressman from Minnesota, has called for a new generation of leadership in Washington as he mounts a long-shot bid against his party’s incumbent president.
No Americans were released in the first day of the temporary cease-fire, but officials and families were hopeful they would be freed in the coming days.
President Biden expressed hope that the four-day truce between Israel and Hamas could open the door to a longer cease-fire.
Cost-conscious shifts in strategy and a changed political landscape have stoked fears about the groups’ ability to keep delivering victories for Democrats.
Considered authoritarian and corrupt, the Palestinian Authority is still Washington’s choice to run the enclave. But many believe it can be credible now only if it includes Hamas.
Prodded by the U.S., Israel agreed to the pause in hostilities and the release of 150 imprisoned Palestinians in exchange for 50 hostages held in Gaza.
With the 2024 election drawing nearer, there are crucial questions to ask.
Or 26, if you count not sharing the stuffing with George Santos.
About the economy, that is.
Polls suggest they might be. So we convened a very special Thanksgiving focus group to try and understand why.
The law has effectively created a new marketplace that helps smaller companies gain access to funding, with banks taking a cut.
Biden administration officials are watching whether the British government’s attempt to salvage its Rwanda asylum policy risks undermining the Northern Ireland peace accord.
President Biden and Jill Biden arrived late Tuesday on Nantucket island, where they will spend Thanksgiving in a billionaire friend’s $34 million home.
The agreement between Israel and Hamas required painful negotiations, but if carried out successfully, it could lead to the release of more hostages and extend the temporary cease-fire.
President Biden and his aides are trying to get Israel to take measures that would reduce Palestinian civilian deaths and restore services.
For weeks, senior Israeli leaders were divided about whether a temporary cease-fire might help Hamas regroup and endanger the remaining hostages.
How do we balance our desire to stop the fighting with the need to address the roots of the conflict?
Why the age of populism looks different outside Europe and America.
The columnist on a possible path to resolution.
The deal came as Democrats are increasingly divided over Mr. Biden’s embrace of Israel, particularly as the civilian toll in Gaza grows.
Surely, he says, the greatest country in the world can do better than these two men.
The former president has been relatively quiet, out of the headlines and off mainstream social media. Democrats are hoping that more attention on him can help turn around President Biden’s fortunes.
A migration crisis is overwhelming government resources as thousands of people come to the United States looking for safety every day.
The group discusses what the Democratic Party means to them, its current strategy and its future after Biden.
Households may now order another four at-home tests, or eight if they have not placed an order since the program was revived in September.
The president celebrated his 81st birthday on the same day he spared two turkeys in the annual pre-Thanksgiving tradition.
Readers react to a column by Carlos Lozada that argues that it is. Also: Rosalynn Carter’s life; protests at Columbia University; Bidenomics.
There is always something to be grateful for.
En manos de un candidato hábil, las encuestas preliminares pueden ser un mapa de ruta para darle un giro total a una campaña en dificultades.
President Biden has no plans for a lavish public celebration when he turns 81 on Monday, even as Democrats search for a strategy to assuage voters’ concerns about his age by next year’s election.
Rarely has the U.S. government so depended on the technology provided by a single technologist with views that it has so publicly declared repugnant.
Some said they were ordered to evacuate Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City. The military said it had agreed to a request by the hospital director to help people leave safely.
Biden should aim more barbs at Trump, not at fellow Democrats.
The White House said in a letter to House Republicans that their recent subpoenas and demands for interviews were irresponsible.
President Xi Jinping of China is one of the most self-contained Chinese leaders in decades, who reveals next to nothing about his personal life.
The discovery at Al-Shifa Hospital did not seem to settle the question of whether Hamas has been using the complex to hide weapons and command centers, as Israel has said.
The letter drew 137 signatures, fewer than an earlier letter of dissent from Biden administration officials. Organizers say the new letter should carry more weight because it is not anonymous.
American workers can’t build a state-of-the-art chip industry alone, a policy group argues.
The tech entrepreneur had endorsed a social media post that echoed the conspiracy theory that had fueled the Tree of Life synagogue killer in 2018.
Economic despair dominates social media as young people fret about the cost of living. It offers a snapshot of the challenges facing Democrats ahead of the 2024 election.
President Biden and Xi Jinping, China’s top leader, met at a moment of tension between their two countries. Here’s how it went.
The bill sidesteps an immediate crisis, but the path to a longer-term agreement on government spending is unclear.
Despite simmering tensions, President Biden and President Xi Jinping exchanged the kind of pleasantries that adversarial leaders deploy when they are trying to make nice.
For the first time in years, a Chinese leader desperately needed a few things from the United States.
Plus accusations of atrocities in Darfur.
Westbound traffic into San Francisco was blocked, causing enormous traffic jams on highways in the East Bay. At least 50 people were arrested.
Mr. Biden won applause when he noted that he and Mr. Xi had agreed to resume military-to-military communication to “reduce the risk of miscalculation.”
A slice of voters would vote for Vice President Harris but not President Biden, reflecting his challenges and opportunities.
The move is an apparent violation of a recent agreement that says citizens from the United States and Israel can travel to the other nation without a visa.
Also, salty drinking water threatens lower Louisiana. Here’s the latest at the end of Wednesday.
Wednesday’s four-hour meeting in San Francisco resulted in few breakthroughs. But C.E.O.s gave the Chinese leader a standing ovation at a banquet afterward.
China’s depiction of Xi Jinping’s U.S. visit reflected his sometimes-contradictory priorities: to project both strength and a willingness to engage with Washington.
Examining the real effect of a law meant to supercharge the production and sale of electric vehicles.
Yawning inequality in the American economy is causing Bidenomics to fall flat with voters.
President Biden isn’t the first incumbent to face grim polling a year out from Election Day.
Cientos de migrantes han requerido tratamiento intensivo en hospitales estadounidenses tras intentar escalar las barreras de la frontera sur.
President Biden stressed the idea that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will not end until there are two nations existing side by side.
Also, what to know about Israel’s raid on Gaza’s largest hospital.
President Xi Jinping of China told President Biden that “turning their backs on each other is not an option” for the two superpowers.
The meeting took place at a giant 20th-century estate built by a family that made its fortune in the gold rush.
President Biden put pressure on Xi Jinping to crack down on the Chinese facilities that make chemical compounds used in potent drugs.
Both American and Chinese accounts of the meeting indicated scant progress on the issues that have pushed the two nations to the edge of conflict.
Hints of how the two leaders will try to nudge toward agreements on some issues have emerged, even as officials have tried to lower expectations.
The climate agreement between the two countries is seen as a bright spot as President Biden prepares to meet President Xi Jinping.
Los signatarios, procedentes de unas 40 dependencias gubernamentales, reflejan el desacuerdo interno en torno al apoyo a la campaña militar de Israel en Gaza.
The best we can hope for is a temporary truce.
The United States is actively engaged in indirect talks involving Israel, Hamas and Qatar to secure their release.
Trump quiere revivir las políticas fronterizas de su primer periodo, entre ellas la prohibición del ingreso de personas de ciertas naciones con mayoría musulmana y el Título 42.
Three officials were accused of operating at the behest of Russian intelligence when they aligned with efforts by Rudolph W. Giuliani to tie the Biden family to corruption in Ukraine.
Trump, Biden y unas elecciones clave, breves de la guerra en Medio Oriente y más para el inicio de la semana.
President Biden and President Xi Jinping of China will try to defuse a year of bubbling tensions on Wednesday at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.
The White House has hailed new investments and new jobs, yet many voters in a battleground state are chafing at inflation and housing costs.
The political strategist Mike Podhorzer discusses what polls can — and can’t — say about 2024.
Hundreds of migrants have ended up needing extensive treatment in U.S. hospitals after trying to scale barriers along the southern border.
The signers, representing some 40 government agencies, reflect growing internal dissent over the administration’s support of Israel’s military campaign in Gaza.
It is time for a Biden peace plan.
China and the U.S. both gained from their economic integration. As they pull apart, each is finding it will be hard to fully replace the other.
The messages urge the Biden administration to press Israel for a cease-fire, according to U.S. officials. Two were said to have been sent in the first week of the war.
The administration will no longer try to announce the completion of the trade terms this week, after prominent Democrats objected to some provisions.
President Biden is trailing Donald Trump in five of the six most important battleground states one year before the 2024 presidential election, according to new polls by The New York Times and Siena College.
Plus how much can trees help fight climate change.
Indonesia’s president, Joko Widodo, visited the White House and appealed to President Biden to call for a cease-fire. Mr. Biden focused instead on their new strategic partnership.
President Biden and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, are set to meet on Wednesday, as the two seek to maintain ties despite trade tensions.