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  1. The Kamala Harris Moment Has Arrived Opinion, Yesterday

    With the issue of abortion rights, the vice president has hit her stride.

  2. EE. UU. restablece las sanciones petroleras a Venezuela ante situación electoral En español, Yesterday

    El gobierno de Biden había retirado temporalmente las sanciones después de que el presidente Nicolás Maduro accediera a posibilitar unas elecciones libres.

  3. U.S. Restores Oil Sanctions on Venezuela as Hopes Dim for Free Election World, Yesterday

    The Biden administration had temporarily lifted sanctions after President Nicolás Maduro agreed to make free elections possible. Now Mr. Maduro has put up barriers to a credible vote.

  4. Senate Dismisses Impeachment Charges Against Mayorkas Without a Trial U.S., Yesterday

    Democrats quickly swept aside the articles of impeachment accusing the homeland security secretary of refusing to enforce immigration laws and breach of public trust, calling them unconstitutional.

  5. Biden, Competing With Trump to Be Tough on China, Calls for Steel Tariffs U.S., Yesterday

    Speaking to the United Steelworkers union in Pittsburgh, the president urged major increases to some tariffs on steel and aluminum products from China.

  6. What Would the Economy Look Like Under a Second Biden Term? Opinion, Yesterday

    In all likelihood, it would amount to more of the same. We could do worse.

  7. Biden Weighs in on Caitlin Clark Salary Debate After W.N.B.A. Draft U.S., Yesterday

    President Biden’s remarks on the issue came shortly after Caitlin Clark, the University of Iowa basketball star, was selected first in the W.N.B.A. draft.

  8. Los venezolanos están sufriendo, pero más sanciones tampoco los van a ayudar En español, Yesterday

    Los dictadores son eso: dictadores, con o sin sanciones de Estados Unidos.

  9. El representante Johnson necesita a los demócratas para sacar adelante el plan de ayuda a Ucrania En español, Yesterday

    La elaborada estrategia del representante republicano para aprobar un paquete de ayuda exterior, a pesar de las objeciones de su partido, requerirá la cooperación de los demócratas para aprobarlo y, posiblemente, salvar su puesto.

  10. La guía Biden para vestir más joven En español, Yesterday

    Se ha hablado mucho de la edad del presidente, pero su forma de vestir cuenta otra historia. Hay lecciones que aprender.

  11. Biden to Run Ads Across Pennsylvania Attacking Trump on the Economy U.S., Yesterday

    Winning the state, where he narrowly defeated Donald J. Trump in 2020, is crucial to his re-election strategy.

  12. Biden to Call for Tripling Tariffs on Chinese Steel Products U.S., Yesterday

    In a speech to union steelworkers in Pittsburgh, the president will announce several new measures meant to raise new barriers against floods of Chinese imports.

  13. Johnson Needs Democrats on Ukraine, Handing Them Power to Shape Aid Plan U.S., Yesterday

    The Republican speaker’s elaborate strategy for passing a foreign aid package over his party’s objections will require the cooperation of Democrats to push it through — and possibly save his job.

  14. The Real Path to an American Civil War Opinion, Yesterday

    Not just a deepening of present discontents but a dramatic crash or rupture.

  15. Fact-Checking Trump’s Defenses in His Court Cases U.S., Yesterday

    The former president has trotted out a host of false and misleading claims to defend his conduct, attack judges and prosecutors and portray himself as a victim of political persecution.

  16. Venezuelans Are Suffering, but More Sanctions Won’t Help Opinion, Yesterday

    The Biden administration wants to lift damaging oil sanctions but is caught in a political bind with Venezuela’s dictator.

  17. Los nuevos migrantes obtienen permisos de trabajo. Quienes llegaron hace años también los quieren En español, Yesterday

    Los migrantes indocumentados que llevan años en EE. UU. se sienten excluidos por las políticas del gobierno de Biden que permiten trabajar legalmente a muchos de quienes acaban de cruzar la frontera.

  18. Day 2 of Trump’s Criminal Trial: Five Takeaways New York, April 16

    Lawyers chose seven jurors to help decide the case against the former president, who is accused of falsifying business records to cover up a sexual scandal involving a porn star.

  19. Biden Digs at Trump During His Pennsylvania Hometown Visit Video, April 16

    In a speech about his tax plan, President Biden compared Scranton, Pa., to Trump’s Mar-a-Lago to highlight the different economic and social values between America’s middle class and its wealthy.

  20. Biden Bashes Trump as a Pawn of Billionaires as He Lays Out His Tax Plan U.S., April 16

    Speaking in Scranton, Pa., his hometown, the president used a speech about economic fairness as a new avenue of attack against his Republican rival, who was in a courtroom two hours away.

  21. Gains and Losses: Dr. Bob and the Realities of Aging Opinion, April 16

    Responses to a front-page story about an aging doctor. Also: Donald Trump’s snooze in court; women vs. Trump; free speech’s limits; the gun show

  22. Why Biden Has a Narrower Path to the Presidency Than Trump, in 11 Maps Interactive, April 16

    A Democratic strategist explains how the Electoral College math could shape up.

  23. Biden Heads to Pennsylvania to Talk Taxes and Hit Trump U.S., April 16

    In Scranton, his hometown, the president is expected to discuss the tax code in terms of economic fairness, arguing that Donald Trump’s tax cuts benefited billionaires.

  24. A Diplomatic Victory of Uncertain Staying Power U.S., April 16

    President Biden successfully assembled a coalition to defend Israel against Iran’s aerial attack, but the cycle of retaliation could continue, challenging the White House’s efforts to avert a sustained conflict.

  25. Trump, Trailing Biden in Cash, Relies on Big Donors to Try to Catch Up U.S., April 16

    Major Republican donors have begun to open their checkbooks for Donald Trump now that he is the presumptive nominee, as he struggles to keep pace with President Biden.

  26. Bidens Report Earning $620,000 and Paying $181,000 in Taxes in 2023 U.S., April 15

    The couple’s tax return showed a 7 percent jump in income from 2022, a result of higher taxable interest income this year.

  27. The April 15 Thepoint live blog included one standalone post:
  28. New Migrants Get Work Permits. Other Undocumented Immigrants Want Them, Too. U.S., April 15

    Long-term undocumented immigrants — and their employers — are feeling left out by Biden administration policies allowing most who just crossed the border to work legally.

  29. The Biden Guide to Dressing Younger Style, April 15

    Though much has been made of the president’s age, his tailoring tells another story. There are lessons to be learned here.

  30. With Nuclear Deal Dead, Containing Iran Grows More Fraught U.S., April 15

    The U.S., Europe, Russia and China worked together on a 2015 deal to limit Iran’s nuclear program. The arrangement’s unraveling and the spike in superpower tensions make this a dangerous moment.

  31. Biden and His Allies Are Likely to Stay Quiet on Trump’s Manhattan Trial U.S., April 15

    The president’s campaign and other Democrats believe that the court proceedings will do their work for them and that messaging should focus on Mr. Biden’s record.

  32. The April 15 Election News Biden Trump live blog included one standalone post:
  33. Markets Brace for Israel’s Next Move Business, April 15

    Global equities and oil prices were stable following Iran’s missile and drone attack on Israel, but analysts warn that the calm may not last.

  34. Pentagon Reviews Events Before Attack That Killed 13 U.S. Troops in Kabul U.S., April 15

    A team conducted new interviews to address lingering questions about the bombing in the final days of U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan.

  35. A Show of Might in the Skies Over Israel U.S., April 15

    Iran’s retaliation for Israel’s killing of senior military leaders was a highly choreographed spectacle. But fears of a wider war still loom.

  36. U.S. Awards Samsung $6.4 Billion to Bolster Semiconductor Production U.S., April 15

    The federal grants will support Samsung’s new chip manufacturing hub in Taylor, Texas, along with the expansion of an existing site in Austin.

  37. What I Found Inside the MAGAverse on the Eve of Trump’s Trial Opinion, April 15

    Rallying the faithful in the political battleground of eastern Pennsylvania, the former president made everyone else the bad guy.

  38. Why Better Times (and Big Raises) Haven’t Cured the Inflation Hangover Business, April 15

    Frustrated by higher prices, many Pennsylvanians with fresh pay raises and solid finances report a sense of insecurity lingering from the pandemic.

  39. The April 14 Biden Trump Election live blog included one standalone post:
  40. The Beautiful World of Birding Letters, April 14

    Readers discuss the hobby’s many benefits. Also: Friends in the court; politicians’ health; testing the candidates; banning plastic foam.

  41. News Outlets Urge Trump and Biden to Commit to Presidential Debates Business, April 14

    In an unusual statement, the news organizations said “there is simply no substitute” for a face-to-face debate, a campaign staple since 1976.

  42. Iran Attacks Israel N Y T Now, April 14

    What we know about the assault — and what it means.

  43. Biden Seeks to Head Off Escalation After Israel’s Successful Defense Washington, April 14

    The president told Israel that the interception of nearly all of the Iranian drones and missiles used to attack it constituted a major victory, and so further retaliation might not be necessary, U.S. officials said.

  44. Four Years Out, Some Voters Look Back at Trump’s Presidency More Positively Politics, April 14

    A new poll by The New York Times and Siena College finds that voters think highly of the former president’s record on the economy, but memories of his divisiveness largely remain intact.

  45. Jan. 6 Obstruction Case at Supreme Court Could Help Trump and Many Others Washington, April 14

    The justices will hear arguments on Tuesday in a case that could alter hundreds of prosecutions for the assault on the Capitol and help define its meaning.

  46. Tensions Flare in West Bank After Israeli Teenager Is Found Dead Foreign, April 13

    The killing, which Israel called a “terrorist attack,” prompted rioting by Israeli settlers that killed one Palestinian and raised fears of a broader escalation.

  47. For Many Western Allies, Sending Weapons to Israel Gets Dicey Foreign, April 13

    As civilian casualties in Gaza spiral, some nations are suspending sales amid accusations of abetting genocide and war crimes.

  48. Why Can’t Biden Triangulate Like Trump? Op Ed, April 13

    There’s a difference between being aware of your base and being its prisoner.

  49. Military Aid to Israel Cannot Be Unconditional Editorial, April 13

    Israel’s leader has turned his back on America’s entreaties.

  50. A Closer Look at a Slight Shift in the Polls Upshot, April 13

    An average of recent surveys, including the Times/Siena poll, finds President Biden inching closer to Donald Trump.

  51. Biden Shrinks Trump’s Edge in Latest Times/Siena Poll Politics, April 13

    The president’s popularity has ticked up slightly, though voters still view Donald J. Trump more favorably and have dour views of the economy.

  52. Biden’s Student Loan Repayment Plan Is Being Challenged. Here’s What to Know. Business, April 13

    The income-driven plan known as SAVE has reduced payments for millions of borrowers. Lawsuits by Republican-led states are seeking to upend it.

  53. How America Is Picking Up the Pieces of a Broken Global Order Book Review, April 13

    In “New Cold Wars,” David E. Sanger tracks the shifts in U.S. foreign policy as competition among the great powers re-emerges in the 21st century.

  54. Judge Rejects Hunter Biden Claim of Selective Prosecution in Gun Case Washington, April 13

    Judge Maryellen Noreika declined to dismiss the charges against the president’s son, saying Mr. Biden’s lawyer failed to show prosecutors had been motivated by animus.

  55. The April 12 Election Trump Biden News live blog included two standalone posts:
  56. What Is the Powerful Surveillance Law That Divided Lawmakers? Washington, April 12

    Under Section 702, the government is empowered to collect, without a warrant, the messages of Americans communicating with targeted foreigners abroad.

  57. Harris Blasts Trump on Abortion at Arizona Campaign Stop Politics, April 12

    At a rally in Tucson, Ariz., days after the state’s top court upheld a near-total ban on abortion, Vice President Kamala Harris placed the blame directly on former President Donald J. Trump.

  58. Republican Women Are Divided on Abortion as Bans Spread National, April 12

    Across the country, fractures are emerging among conservative and centrist women, as they confront a steady drumbeat of new abortion restrictions and court rulings.

  59. U.S. Targets Unlikely to Be on List in Possible Iranian Attack, Officials Say Foreign, April 12

    In anticipation of the Iranian strikes, several countries, including the United States, issued new guidelines to their citizens about travel in Israel and the surrounding region.

  60. Pro-Palestinian Protesters Complicate Democrats’ Ability to Campaign Video, April 12

    Lisa Lerer, a political correspondent for The New York Times, explains how protests over the Biden administration’s handling of the Israel-Hamas war are disrupting the activities of Democratic officials from city halls to Congress to the White Hou...

  61. The Biden Administration Raised the Rent to Drill on Public Lands. Here’s What to Know. Climate, April 12

    The fossil fuel industry says higher rates will harm the economy. The administration says they will pay for the environmental costs of drilling and mining.

  62. Iran Likely Will Strike Israel, Not U.S. Forces, U.S. and Iranian Officials Say Washington, April 12

    Retaliation by Iran is expected on Israeli soil in the next few days, but officials say Iran does not want to draw the United States deeper into the conflict.

  63. Biden Administration Raises Costs to Drill and Mine on Public Lands Climate, April 12

    For the first time since 1920, the government has raised the rates that companies pay. The fossil fuel industry says it will hurt the economy.

  64. Academic Freedom and the Israel-Gaza War Letters, April 12

    Responses to an Opinion guest essay by two N.Y.U. professors. Also: Biden-Trump debates; Rosie the Riveter; never enough money.

  65. Biden Wipes Out Another $7.4 Billion in Student Loan Debt Washington, April 12

    President Biden is hoping to shore up support with young voters who are disproportionately affected by soaring education costs. So far, he has canceled $153 billion in debt.

  66. D.N.C. Helped Pay Biden’s Legal Bills in Special Counsel Investigation Politics, April 12

    The money spent paled in comparison to the amount Donald J. Trump has used in supporters’ donations to pay his own legal bills, but it was laid out even as aides for Mr. Biden attacked Mr. Trump for the practice.

  67. Speaker Johnson Gets Lifeline From Trump Amid Threat to His Job Politics, April 12

    Mr. Johnson met with former President Donald J. Trump at Mar-a-Lago, where they found common cause in stoking unfounded fears of election fraud.

  68. Inflation Comes for the Housing Market Business, April 12

    Prices and mortgage rates are climbing as Wall Street bets that interest rates will remain higher for longer.

  69. China Feels Boxed In by the U.S. but Has Few Ways to Push Back Foreign, April 12

    China seeks to project military power in the seas around its coastline, yet also faces pressure to mend relations with neighbors for the good of its economy.

  70. When Politicians Invoke the Founding Fathers, Remember This Op Ed, April 12

    The Electoral College as we know it is less a product of the insight or design of the framers and more a contingent adaptation to the political world.

  71. J.D. Vance: The Math on Ukraine Doesn’t Add Up Op Ed, April 12

    Ukraine needs more men than it can field, even with draconian conscription policies. And it needs more material than the United States can provide.

  72. Democratic Coalition Sends Biden a Demand on Military Aid to Israel Politics, April 12

    In a letter, a dozen groups and labor unions called on the president to enforce a law that bars military support from going to any nation that restricts the delivery of humanitarian aid.

  73. Kamala Harris, Traveling to Arizona, Will Slam Trump Over Abortion Politics, April 12

    The vice president is set to lean into a partywide attack on Donald Trump and fellow Republicans, who are newly on the defensive over the issue.

  74. Abortion Is Dividing the ‘Religious’ From the ‘Right’ Op Ed, April 12

    Does God have to be Republican?

  75. Trump, Who Tried to Repeal Obamacare, Says He Is ‘Not Running to Terminate’ It Politics, April 11

    After repeated attacks from Democrats, Donald Trump, who has often vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, said that if elected he would only improve it, without offering specifics.

  76. Kennedy Campaign Fires Consultant Who Sought to Help Trump Win Politics, April 11

    The Kennedy campaign said the consultant, Rita Palma, had falsely identified herself as its New York state director.

  77. Biden Administration Said to Expand Two California National Monuments Climate, April 11

    The San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument are expected to grow by a combined total of about 130,000 acres.

  78. Democrats Hammer a Simple Attack on Abortion: Donald Trump Did This Politics, April 11

    The party is unifying around a blunt message that Vice President Kamala Harris pushed for privately ahead of her Friday trip to Arizona, where Democrats hope to keep Republicans reeling.

  79. John Bolton, Former Trump Adviser, Says He Will Vote for Dick Cheney Politics, April 11

    The diplomat, a fixture in multiple Republican administrations who now opposes Mr. Trump, said he also voted for the former vice president in 2020.

  80. How Voters Describe the 2024 Election in One Word Election Analytics, April 11

    To dig into the complex views voters have about the upcoming rematch, we asked poll respondents to describe their feelings in their own words.

  81. Assange’s Wife Expresses Cautious Hope as Biden Suggests U.S. Might Drop Case Foreign, April 11

    The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange spent five years in a London prison while contesting extradition efforts. Before that, he holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy.

  82. The April 11 Biden Trump Election live blog included one standalone post:
  83. The Odds for a Summertime Rate Cut Are Dwindling Business, April 11

    Hotter-than-expected inflation has upended bets on when the Fed will start lowering interest rates, and could complicate President Biden’s re-election bid.

  84. Biden’s Cash Advantage N Y T Now, April 11

    We explain the benefits — and the limits — of Biden’s fund-raising.

  85. An Inflation Surprise, and New Rules on Gun Sales Podcasts, April 11

    Plus, state dinner pomp and diplomacy.

  86. Biden Administration Approves Expansion of Background Checks on Gun Sales Washington, April 11

    The new rule, which is likely to face legal challenges, is an attempt to regulate a fast-growing shadow market of weapons that has fueled gun violence.

  87. Biden Aims to Project United Front Against China at White House Summit Washington, April 11

    President Biden discussed security in the South China Sea with the leaders of Japan and the Philippines at the White House.

  88. Nebraska Was Minding Its Business Until Charlie Kirk Came Along Podcasts, April 11

    How Trump allies are trying to rework the state’s voting system to the former president’s advantage.

  89. 2024, Meet 1892, Your Doppelgänger Op Ed, April 11

    Great political change can unfold when the political system seems woefully stalled.

  90. Biden’s State Dinner for Japan Was Heavy on Symbolism (and Yes, Cherry Blossoms) Washington, April 11

    The event’s musical guest, Paul Simon, even learned a little Japanese for the occasion.

  91. What Biden and Kishida Agreed To in Their Effort to Bolster Ties Washington, April 10

    As they look to contain an increasingly aggressive China, the United States and Japan announced dozens of new agreements, including on military, economic, climate and space matters.

  92. The Full Guest List for Biden’s State Dinner With Japan Washington, April 10

    The Bidens invited more than 200 guests, including Bill and Hillary Clinton, Robert De Niro, Jeff Bezos, Masayoshi Son, Tim Cook and Kristi Yamaguchi.

  93. Trump Again Insults Jews Who Support Biden Politics, April 10

    Speaking to reporters in Atlanta on Wednesday, former President Donald J. Trump said that any Jew who “votes for Biden should have their head examined.”

  94. Cornel West Picks a Black Lives Matter Activist as His Running Mate Politics, April 10

    Melina Abdullah, a racial justice activist in Los Angeles and professor of Pan-African Studies at California State University, joins the independent presidential ticket.

  95. Japan Gives Washington 250 Cherry Trees as Replacements Washington, April 10

    The trees will replace 140 that will be torn up as part of a restoration project. The capital’s first Japanese cherry trees were a gift from the mayor of Tokyo in 1912.

  96. Biden Says U.S. Is Considering Dropping Its Case Against Assange Washington, April 10

    The WikiLeaks founder has been held in London as he has battled extradition to the United States on charges related to his publication of classified documents.

  97. Biden Hosts Japan’s Prime Minister at the White House Video, April 10

    President Biden called the United States and Japan “the closest of friends” during a welcoming ceremony for Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.

  98. Fixing the Quality Problems at Boeing Letters, April 10

    Readers discuss Boeing’s woes. Also: Arizona’s abortion ban; student loans; “nice” countries; “pro-humanity” protesters; caring about fish.

  99. A Hot Inflation Report Is a Blow to President Biden Business, April 10

    The president’s approval ratings have been hurt by rapid inflation and rising interest rates.

  100. The Politics of a Steel Deal Hangs Over Biden’s Japan Summit Business, April 10

    The president’s effort to court voters in crucial swing states is influencing economic and trade policy, and worrying longstanding allies.

  101. Biden Says Netanyahu Is Making ‘a Mistake’ in Gaza World, April 10

    In an interview recorded last week, the president said again that an Israeli strike on aid workers in Gaza was an outrage.

  102. Arizona’s 1864 Abortion Law, and New Boeing Allegations Podcasts, April 10

    Plus, the fight against “forever chemicals.”

  103. Biden and Kishida Agree to Tighten Military and Economic Ties to Counter China Washington, April 10

    President Biden is hosting Japan’s prime minister, Fumio Kishida, for a state visit as part of a broad diplomatic outreach.

  104. Trump Allies Have a Plan to Hurt Biden’s Chances: Elevate Outsider Candidates Politics, April 10

    The more candidates in the race, the better for Donald J. Trump, supporters say. And in a tight presidential contest, a small share of voters could change the result.

  105. How Much of a Threat Is Kennedy to Biden? Op Ed, April 10

    The columnist Michelle Goldberg reports on Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s coalition of the alienated.

  106. E.P.A. Says ‘Forever Chemicals’ Must Be Removed From Tap Water Climate, April 10

    The rule applies to a family of chemicals known as PFAS that are linked to serious health effects. Water utilities argue the cost is too great.

  107. Claves del nuevo plan de condonación de deuda estudiantil de Biden En español, April 10

    La propuesta afectaría a casi 30 millones de personas y se centraría en grupos que han tenido dificultades para devolver sus préstamos.

  108. Biden’s State Dinner for Japan to Feature Paul Simon and Celebrate Spring Washington, April 10

    An elevated California roll and steak with sesame sabayon will be among the dishes presented to Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan at the state dinner on Wednesday.

  109. Biden Courts Caregivers, Pledging to Expand Support if He Is Re-elected Politics, April 9

    The president called for 12 weeks of paid family or medical leave, large investments in preschool for 4-year-olds and the extension of a child tax credit.

  110. Biden Condemns Arizona’s Abortion Ban as ‘Cruel’ and ‘Extreme’ Washington, April 9

    President Biden, who promised to continue to fight for the restoration of Roe v. Wade, said the ban was first enacted “well before women had secured the right to vote.”

  111. Abortion Jumps to the Center of Arizona’s Key 2024 Races Politics, April 9

    Democrats quickly aimed to capitalize on a ruling by the state’s highest court upholding an 1864 law that bans nearly all abortions.

  112. Woman Sentenced to Month in Prison Over Theft of Ashley Biden’s Diary Washington, April 9

    Aimee Harris sold the diary to Project Veritas, a right-wing group, in what prosecutors said was a brazen plot to damage Joseph R. Biden Jr. in the 2020 election.

  113. TV Networks to Urge Biden and Trump to Debate, Wading Into a Fraught Topic Business, April 9

    Speculation has swirled in the political world about whether the presumptive candidates will agree to the traditional face-to-face events, a campaign staple since 1976.

  114. Biden’s Trade Moves Raise Tensions Abroad but Draw Cheers in Swing States Washington, April 9

    The president’s efforts to restrict Chinese imports and block a Japanese steel merger have pleased labor unions and sent a message to rival Donald J. Trump.

  115. Another Red-Blue Divide: Money to Feed Kids in the Summer Washington, April 9

    Congress passed bipartisan legislation to provide families that rely on subsidized school meals with help buying food over the summer. Nearly half of Republican-led states have yet to sign on.

  116. The April 9 Biden Trump Election live blog included one standalone post:
  117. Greene Escalates Threat Against Johnson, Making the Case for His Ouster Washington, April 9

    In a letter to Republicans, the far-right lawmaker from Georgia said the speaker had presided over a “complete and total surrender” to Democrats and President Biden, and must change course or be unseated.

  118. These Nine Men Voted for Biden in 2020. How Do They See Him Now? Interactive, April 9

    The participants discuss their views on Biden and the 2024 election.

  119. Fracasa un nuevo intento de Trump de posponer su juicio en Manhattan En español, April 9

    Los abogados de Donald Trump intentaron pausar su juicio penal en Manhattan argumentando que debía ser trasladado de lugar, pero una jueza rechazó su apelación.

  120. On Abortion, Trump Chose Politics Over Principles. Will It Matter? Politics, April 9

    With his video statement on Monday, Donald Trump laid bare how faulty a messenger he had always been for the anti-abortion cause.

  121. What to Know About Biden’s New Student Debt Relief Plan Washington, April 8

    The proposal would affect nearly 30 million people and would target groups that have had hardships in repaying their loans.

  122. Good Economy, Negative Vibes: The Story Continues Op Ed, April 8

    The economy is in good shape. Why are so many Americans still saying it’s bad?

  123. Biden Campaign Ad Blames Trump for Near-Death of Woman Who Was Denied Abortion Washington, April 8

    The ad encapsulates the strategy by the president’s campaign to seize on anger about the Supreme Court’s 2022 decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

  124. Biden Announces New Plan for Student Debt Relief Video, April 8

    President Biden announced a large-scale effort to help pay off federal student loans for more than 20 million borrowers.

  125. Biden and Other Democrats Tie Trump to Limits on Abortion Rights Politics, April 8

    The former president said he supported leaving abortion decisions to states, but political opponents say he bears responsibility for any curbs enacted.

  126. Seeking Answers on Israel and Palestine Letters, April 8

    Responses to an essay that rejected a two-state solution. Also: The U.S. and Israel; the eclipse; end-of-life planning; the church of Trump; the peace sign.

  127. Appeals Court Denies Another Trump Attempt to Delay Trial Metro, April 8

    Donald J. Trump’s lawyers sought to pause his Manhattan criminal trial as they argued that it should be moved, but a judge rejected their appeal.

  128. The April 8 Trump Abortion Election Biden live blog included one standalone post:
  129. Leading Anti-Abortion Group Says It Is ‘Deeply Disappointed’ in Trump’s Comments Politics, April 8

    The president of Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America said she was “deeply disappointed” in Donald J. Trump’s position that states should decide abortion rights.

  130. Democrats in Pennsylvania Urge Biden to Branch Out Beyond Philadelphia Politics, April 8

    Vice President Kamala Harris will stop in the city on Monday to promote efforts to forgive student debt. Some local officials are calling for greater outreach in more rural areas.

  131. Biden Announces Student Debt Relief for Millions in Swing-State Pitch Washington, April 8

    During an appearance in Wisconsin, President Biden said 10 million borrowers could see debt relief of at least $5,000. The plan could help rally support among young voters.

  132. TSMC Will Receive $6.6 Billion to Bolster U.S. Chip Manufacturing Washington, April 8

    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company plans to build an additional factory and upgrade another planned facility in Phoenix with the federal grants.

  133. Ex-Officials Urge Curbing Presidential Power to Deploy Troops on U.S. Soil Washington, April 8

    The bipartisan group says the point is not about Donald J. Trump’s desire to invoke the Insurrection Act, but rather that current law gives all presidents too much unfettered power.

  134. Everything Is Getting Very Familiar Op Ed, April 8

    Avert your eyes.

  135. The Method Behind Trump’s Mistruths Interactive, April 8

    A close examination of every public word from the former president during a crucial week of his campaign.

  136. Why Is Biden Struggling? Because America Is Broken. Op Ed, April 8

    A majority of Americans express, and have done for years, dissatisfaction with the direction of the country.

  137. J Street Seeks a Middle Path on Gaza. Is That Possible Anymore? National, April 8

    The center-left Jewish lobby group has lost some staff members and donors who worry the organization has not been quick enough to call for a cease-fire and is alienating younger generations.

  138. How Gaza Protesters Are Challenging Democratic Leaders Politics, April 7

    From President Biden to the mayors of small cities, Democrats have been trailed by demonstrators who are complicating the party’s ability to campaign in an election year.

  139. Biden and Japan’s Leader Look to Bind Ties to Outlast Them Both Foreign, April 7

    Hovering over a state visit to Washington is the possibility of a swing in American foreign policy if Donald Trump returns to the White House.

  140. Trump Fund-Raiser Rakes In More Than $50.5 Million, Campaign Says Politics, April 7

    The event, hosted at the Palm Beach home of the hedge-fund billionaire John Paulson, follows a concerted effort by the Trump campaign to close the money gap with Democrats.

  141. Another Israeli Hostage’s Body Recovered, the Death Angering His Family Foreign, April 6

    Like the families of other hostages, they are outraged that the Israeli government has yet to reach a deal to halt the fighting and bring home loved ones held in Gaza.

  142. The April 6 Biden Trump Election live blog included two standalone posts:
  143. Battle for the House: These Are the Races to Watch Politics, April 6

    Democrats are targeting incumbent Republicans in a number of districts President Biden won in 2020 — but the general rule is, as goes the presidential race, so go House races.

  144. The Economic Paradox of the Biden Presidency Business, April 6

    Employers have been adding jobs since Joe Biden took office, but will the good news translate into votes?

  145. Biden Reports Major Cash Haul in March as Trump Looks to Catch Up Politics, April 6

    The president and Democrats brought in more than $90 million in March and have more than double what Donald J. Trump and Republicans have on hand.

  146. The High-I.Q. Nonsense of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Op Ed, April 6

    His inflated sense of his fitness to lead isn’t just delusional. It’s dangerous.

  147. Gaza War Turns Spotlight on Long Pipeline of U.S. Weapons to Israel Washington, April 6

    President Biden sends arms to Israel under an Obama-era $38 billion aid agreement that runs until 2026. Israel’s purchases include the types of bombs dropped in Gaza.

  148. Biden Waves His First-Term Résumé at a Skeptical America Politics, April 6

    With increasing urgency, the president is trying to impress upon voters that he has accomplished quite a bit — even if they don’t see it in their lives yet.