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  1. Arizona and Wisconsin Certify Biden’s Wins: ‘The System Is Strong’ U.S., Today

    President Trump’s push to reverse the election results in key swing states fell short again as two states carried narrowly by Joe Biden formally signed off on their results.

  2. How Will Biden Deal With Republican Sabotage? Opinion, Today

    He needs to make the G.O.P. pay a price for obstruction.

  3. For Manchin, a Divided Senate Is a ‘Golden Opportunity’ for Action Washington, Today

    Frustrated by the dysfunction on Capitol Hill, Senator Joe Manchin III is eager to cut bipartisan deals and check what he views as progressive overreach in the Biden administration.

  4. The Long Darkness Before Dawn Science, Today

    With vaccines and a new administration, the pandemic will be tamed. But experts say the coming months “are going to be just horrible.”

  5. ¿Qué consecuencias tendrá el asesinato en Irán? en Español, Today

    Es probable que el asesinato del principal científico nuclear de Irán impida las ambiciones militares del país. Su verdadero propósito puede haber sido evitar que el presidente electo de Estados Unidos Joe Biden reanude la diplomacia con Teherán.

  6. ‘Trump Is Better’: In Asia, Pro-Democracy Forces Worry About Biden Foreign, Today

    The president-elect’s aim of restoring foreign policy norms has spooked human rights defenders in Asia, who praise President Trump as someone willing to confront dictators.

  7. Biden Moves on to Economic Hires Politics, Today

    Some of his foreign policy choices present an ethics test: This is your morning tip sheet.

  8. Most Republicans Say They Doubt the Election. How Many Really Mean It? Upshot, Today

    Survey research tries to sort out the typical partisan reactions to a loss from an erosion of trust that may be more lasting.

  9. When Can We Stop Thinking About Trump Every Minute? Op Ed, Today

    The future looks quite different with the president in the rearview mirror.

  10. América Latina se está quedando al margen del mundo que viene en Español, Today

    Los países que integran los grandes acuerdos comerciales continúan avanzando para promover una mayor diversificación de sus mercados mientras la región permanece estancada.

  11. Biden Fractures Foot Playing With His Dog, Putting Him in a Boot Washington, Yesterday

    The president-elect visited an orthopedic specialist, and while initial X-rays did not show an obvious fracture, a more detailed CT scan showed hairline cracks.

  12. Republicans and Democrats Need to Work Together. Earmarks Can Help. Editorial, Yesterday

    Nothing greases the gears of government quite like pork.

  13. Jennifer Psaki to Be Press Secretary as Biden Names All-Female Communications Team Washington, Yesterday

    Ms. Psaki, who served in prominent communications roles in the Obama administration, said she saw her job as trying to “rebuild trust.”

  14. Biden Expected to Name Top Economic Officials This Week Washington, Yesterday

    President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. is expected to nominate Neera Tanden, a divisive figure within the Democratic Party, to lead the budget office. He also named an all-female communications staff.

  15. Dear Joe, It’s Not About Iran’s Nukes Anymore Op Ed, Yesterday

    Biden wants to reinstate the nuclear deal, but first he must confront the new Middle East.

  16. Biden’s doctor says president-elect has hairline fracture after twisting his ankle playing with dog. Washington, Yesterday

  17. How Joe Biden Can Unify the Country Letters, Yesterday

    Many readers view the political divide as the greatest challenge facing the president-elect.

  18. Leadership of U.N. Human Rights Body Becomes Proxy Battle for World Powers Foreign, Yesterday

    A fight over the council’s presidency is seen by some as an effort by China, Russia and Saudi Arabia to put a more compliant state in control ahead of greater involvement by the Biden administration.

  19. The Week in Business: Wall Street Is Thankful Sunday Business, Yesterday

    Markets hit all-time highs this week, breaking pre-pandemic records and reflecting confidence in Biden’s administration.

  20. Brazen Killings Expose Iran’s Vulnerabilities as It Struggles to Respond Foreign, November 28

    After suffering a string of audacious attacks, Tehran faces an agonizing choice: embracing hard-liner demands for swift retaliation or trying to make a fresh start with the Biden administration.

  21. A Cat Is Said to Be Joining the Bidens in the White House Express, November 28

    The last cat to live in the White House, India, belonged to President George W. Bush.

  22. A Rush to Expand the Border Wall That Many Fear Is Here to Stay National, November 28

    Despite the president-elect’s vow to halt the project, the Trump administration is expanding the wall at a breakneck pace.

  23. In Key States, Republicans Were Critical in Resisting Trump’s Election Narrative Washington, November 28

    They refuted conspiracy theories, certified results, dismissed lawsuits and repudiated a president of their own party.

  24. Assassination in Iran Could Limit Biden’s Options. Was That the Goal? Washington, November 28

    The killing of Iran’s top nuclear scientist is likely to impede the country’s military ambitions. Its real purpose may have been to prevent the president-elect from resuming diplomacy with Tehran.

  25. Biden Aides’ Ties to Consulting and Investment Firms Pose Ethics Test Washington, November 28

    Some of the president-elect’s choices for top posts have done work for undisclosed corporate clients and aided a fund that invests in government contractors.

  26. ‘Dear Joe’: Advice for Biden Letters, November 28

    What is the greatest challenge facing President-elect Joe Biden? We asked readers that question, and what advice they would give him.

  27. How Democrats Suffered Crushing Down-Ballot Losses Across America Politics, November 28

    In statehouse races, suburban voters’ disgust with President Trump failed to translate into a rebuke of other Republicans, ensuring the party’s grip on partisan mapmaking.

  28. Top Contenders for Biden’s Cabinet Draw Fire From All Sides Washington, November 28

    Lists of names of those the president-elect is said to be considering are flying across Washington, prompting lawmakers and interest groups to raise questions about some top contenders.

  29. Arizona Settles In to Life as a ‘Magenta’ State Politics, November 28

    Democrats made historic inroads. But it’s a deeply divided place, and some say a “blood bath” is on the horizon in 2022.

  30. Gunmen Assassinate Iran’s Top Nuclear Scientist in Ambush, Provoking New Crisis Foreign, November 27

    Iran expressed fury over the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, blaming it on Israel and the United States. His death may complicate President-elect Biden’s intention to restore the Iranian nuclear deal.

  31. Is There a Lockstep Mentality on the Left? Letters, November 27

    Readers react to a column by Bret Stephens arguing that “groupthink” is blinding progressives.

  32. Empowered by an Odds-Defying Win, Susan Collins Is Ready to Deal Washington, November 27

    The senator from Maine has emerged from the toughest re-election battle of her career more influential than ever, and ready to play a crucial deal-making role in a divided Senate.

  33. Biden’s Plan for Seniors Is Not Just a Plan for Seniors Science, November 27

    The incoming administration aims to tackle child care, elder care, preschool and more in one ambitious aid program.

  34. Biden’s Plan for Seniors Is Not Just a Plan for Seniors Science, November 27

    The incoming administration aims to tackle child care, elder care, preschool and more in one ambitious aid program.

  35. Iran’s Top Nuclear Scientist Killed in Ambush, State Media Say Foreign, November 27

    U.S. and Israeli intelligence described the scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, as the force behind what they call Iran’s covert push for nuclear weapons.

  36. ‘Democracy Should Not Be Taken for Granted’ Op Ed, November 27

    Readers around the world tell us about the global ripple effect of the U.S. election.

  37. Forgive Us Our Debts Op Ed, November 27

    Churches are doing what politicians have been unable to do, rescuing Americans from crushing medical bills.

  38. Why Did So Many Americans Vote for Trump? Op Ed, November 27

    To the dismay of Democrats, the president’s strategy of ignoring the pandemic mostly worked for Republicans.

  39. ‘Loser’: How a Lifelong Fear Bookended Trump’s Presidency Investigative, November 26

    The president’s inability to concede the election is the latest reality-denying moment in a career preoccupied with an epithet.

  40. Oh, Brother! Tears for Trump Op Ed, November 26

    No arguments — or turkey — this Thanksgiving. Just a cocktail.

  41. A Fight Over Agriculture Secretary Could Decide the Direction of Hunger Policy Washington, November 26

    The delicate proxy clash has pitted Democrats eager to emphasize issues like hunger and nutrition against traditionalists who believe the department should represent rural America.

  42. Trump Brought Back Michael Flynn for the Finale, Fallon Says Culture, November 26

    “Seriously, there’s a name from the past,” Jimmy Fallon said of Flynn on Wednesday. “Even Michael Flynn was like, ‘Damn, I totally forgot about Michael Flynn.’”

  43. Biden Brings the Gang Back Together Politics, November 25

    The Obama administration, Part 2, takes shape: This is your morning tip sheet.

  44. Biden Urges Unity: ‘We’re at War With the Virus, Not With One Another’ Washington, November 25

    In an emotional address, he pleaded with Americans to “hang on” and cited the death of his son to say that he understood the loss in the nation.

  45. Biden’s Cabinet: Who He’s Picked So Far Washington, November 25

    The makeup of President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s inner circle is becoming clearer as the transition to his administration begins.

  46. U.S. Economy Stumbles as the Coronavirus Spreads Widely Business, November 25

    Claims for new unemployment benefits and other data suggest that the recent increase in infections is threatening the economic recovery.

  47. Biden Calls for Unity in Thanksgiving Address Video, November 25

    President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. stressed the importance of unity and encouraged Americans to be careful with Thanksgiving celebrations this year to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.

  48. Restoring American Credibility Climate, November 25

    Also this week: Winter heating options, and the E.P.A. chief’s travel plans

  49. A Conspiracy to Steal the Election, Aided by 80 Million Voters Letters, November 25

    A reader humorously describes a scheme by “diabolical” conspirators.

  50. Watch Full Video: Biden Delivers Thanksgiving Address Video, November 25

    President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. gives a speech ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

  51. Biden’s Team, Setting a New Direction Letters, November 25

    One reader feels “a burst of gratitude and pride” while another worries about “a Republican-light team” pushing for U.S. world leadership.

  52. Trump’s ‘Favorite Dictator’ Imprisoned My Husband — to Test Joe Biden Op Ed, November 25

    President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt is using human rights activists in a game of geopolitical brinkmanship. What will the new administration do about it?

  53. Biden’s National Security Team Offers a Sharp Turn. But in Which Direction? Washington, November 24

    The picks are a repudiation of President Trump’s isolationism, but they will have to resolve tensions between an Obama-era approach and the “fresh thinking” the president-elect says he wants.

  54. Markets Throw a Welcome Party of Sorts for Biden Business, November 24

    Wall Street notched records, as relief settled in that the election is over and Janet Yellen will be the Treasury secretary in the next administration.

  55. Transition Gets Underway in Earnest as Biden Team Fans Out Across Capital Washington, November 24

    Within hours of the Trump administration’s decision to stop blocking the process, representatives of the president-elect began coordinating the handover of power.

  56. Yellen Would Assume Vast Policy Portfolio as Treasury Secretary Washington, November 24

    From trade and sanctions to tax policy and financial regulation, the former Fed chair will be at the center of the new administration’s agenda.

  57. Trump Stress-Tested the Election System, and the Cracks Showed Politics, November 24

    Even in the absence of a questionable outcome or any evidence of fraud, President Trump managed to freeze the passage of power for most of a month.

  58. Moving Ahead With the Biden Transition Letters, November 24

    Readers praise the “exceptionally qualified people” the president-elect is choosing as advisers and condemn President Trump’s continued efforts to contest the election.

  59. As Trump Exits, Rifts in Europe Widen Again Foreign, November 24

    The Trump presidency forced European countries to come together and stand more on their own. Officials in France and Germany are already tussling about life after he departs.

  60. After Chaotic 4 Years, Wall St. Is Itching to Unfollow @realDonaldTrump Business, November 24

    President Trump turned his Twitter feed into a singular source of market volatility. Now, investors are looking forward to markets free of presidential tweets.

  61. The Transition Formally Begins (Finally) Politics, November 24

    The G.S.A. administrator faces reality as Trump creeps closer to it: This is your morning tip sheet.

  62. A Failed Attempt to Overturn the Election Podcasts, November 24

    The Trump administration has authorized formal preparations for the transfer of power. Here is a look at the campaign of lawsuits, lies and pressure that sought to prevent that from happening.

  63. Virginia Democrats, Thrilled With Biden Victory, Aren’t Looking for Carbon Copy Politics, November 24

    Suburban women who played a huge role in Joe Biden’s victory are not convinced that they need a white man to win their governor’s race next year.

  64. Trump Administration Approves Start of Formal Transition to Biden Politics, November 23

    A key official designated President-elect Joe Biden as the apparent winner after Michigan certified his victory there and President Trump lost another court decision in Pennsylvania.

  65. Trump Contrives His Stab-in-the-Back Myth Op Ed, November 23

    An obscene conspiracy theory from the past echoes loudly in the present.

  66. Janet Yellen, Biden’s Expected Treasury Pick, Has Broken More Than Gender Barriers Business, November 23

    The former Fed chair, a labor market expert, appears poised to become one of few people to ever have wielded economic power from the White House, the Federal Reserve and the president’s cabinet.

  67. Trump Wars II: The Loser Strikes Back Op Ed, November 23

    Trashing the nation on his way out the door.

  68. Biden Nominates Cuban-Born Lawyer to Lead Homeland Security Dept. Washington, November 23

    Alejandro N. Mayorkas, a former deputy homeland security secretary, would be tasked with restoring faith in a department that carried out the Trump immigration agenda.

  69. Biden Pick to Lead Spy Agencies Played Key Role in Drone Strike Program Under Obama Washington, November 23

    Progressives wonder whether Avril D. Haines, the president-elect’s pick for director of national intelligence, is bold enough. But she believes a good process effects good government.

  70. G.M. Drops Its Support for Trump Climate Rollbacks and Aligns With Biden Climate, November 23

    General Motors said it would no longer back President Trump’s effort to strip California of the power to set fuel economy standards.

  71. Michigan Certifies Biden’s Win for 2020 Election Video, November 23

    Election officials in Michigan certified its election results on Monday, resisting pressure from President Trump to delay the process and making President-elect Biden’s win official.

  72. Biden Will Nominate First Women to Lead Treasury and Intelligence, and First Latino to Run Homeland Security Washington, November 23

    John Kerry, the former secretary of state, will be the international climate czar, signaling the new administration’s commitment to fighting climate change.

  73. Biden nominará a la primera mujer para liderar la comunidad de inteligencia y al primer latino para dirigir Seguridad Nacional en Español, November 23

    John Kerry, el exsecretario de Estado, será el zar del clima, según el equipo de transición del presidente electo Biden.

  74. With John Kerry Pick, Biden Selects a ‘Climate Envoy’ With Stature Climate, November 23

    Mr. Biden said he would name Mr. Kerry to a cabinet-level climate post, a role laden with political and diplomatic challenges in the post-Trump era.

  75. No, Joe Biden did not have a maskless birthday party last week. Business, November 23

    The video of a crowd singing happy birthday to the president-elect was from 2019.

  76. No, Joe Biden did not have a maskless birthday party last week. Technology, November 23

    The video of a crowd singing happy birthday to the president-elect was from 2019.

  77. No, Joe Biden did not have a maskless birthday party last week. Business, November 23

    The video of a crowd singing happy birthday to the president-elect was from 2019.

  78. Biden’s Top Diplomat Will Try to Rebuild Bridges Business, November 23

    In choosing Tony Blinken as secretary of state, the Biden team suggests a return to global cooperation.

  79. Biden Has Chosen a Secretary of State Politics, November 23

    The president-elect picks an old ally to lead the State Department: This is your morning tip sheet.

  80. Business Leaders, Citing Damage to Country, Urge Trump to Begin Transition Politics, November 23

    At the urging of New York’s attorney general, business leaders in New York push for the Trump administration to begin a transfer of power.

  81. Business Leaders, Citing Damage to Country, Urge Trump to Begin Transition Politics, November 23

    At the urging of New York’s attorney general, business leaders in New York pushed for the Trump administration to begin a transfer of power.

  82. Biden Can Inspire Latin America Op Ed, November 23

    A domestic transformation of the United States would have a tremendous impact in the region.

  83. Biden puede inspirar a Latinoamérica en Español, November 23

    Una transformación de la agenda de Estados Unidos tendría un impacto importante en la región.

  84. What We Know About a Suddenly Important Michigan Elections Board Politics, November 23

    Its work is usually routine, but thanks to a push by President Trump and other Republicans to overturn the election results, the Michigan Board of State Canvassers is now under a microscope.

  85. Biden Chooses Antony Blinken, Defender of Global Alliances, as Secretary of State Washington, November 22

    The president-elect is also expected to name Jake Sullivan, another close aide of his, as national security adviser, and Linda Thomas-Greenfield, a 35-year Foreign Service veteran, as his ambassador to the U.N.

  86. Vandalizing Our Democracy Op Ed, November 22

    Donald Trump cares about nothing else except undermining our country’s election results.

  87. More Republicans Tiptoe Toward Acknowledging Biden’s Victory Washington, November 22

    Many of the most vocal Republicans denouncing President Trump’s refusal to concede are out of office or retiring, but some others have started to join them on urging the transition to officially begin.

  88. Get Me Meacham! Biden Brings Back the Media’s Good Old Days Business, November 22

    The next president promises to do for old-line newspaper columnists what Donald Trump did for cable. What a time to be George Will!

  89. Biden Team, Pushing Quick Stimulus Deal, Prepares for Renewed Recession Washington, November 22

    Economists warn that lawmakers must pass aid now, as a renewed coronavirus surge chills consumer spending and business activity.

  90. A Great Election, Against All Odds Editorial, November 22

    Democracy is hard work. That work paid off.

  91. G20 Summit Closes With Little Progress and Big Gaps Between Trump and Allies Washington, November 22

    World leaders committed to some efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic, but the meeting illustrated the difficulty of carrying out an agenda when the United States is indifferent or hostile to many goals.

  92. Our National Security Depends on Joe Biden’s Transition Op Ed, November 22

    Why President Trump’s stonewalling makes America less safe.

  93. Trump Using Last Days to Lock In Policies and Make Biden’s Task More Difficult Washington, November 21

    At a wide range of departments and agencies, Mr. Trump’s political appointees are going to extraordinary lengths to try to prevent Mr. Biden from rolling back the president’s legacy.

  94. Duty or Party? For Republicans, a Test of Whether to Enable Trump Politics, November 21

    In pushing his false claims to the limits and cowing Republicans into acquiescence or silence, President Trump has revealed the fragility of the electoral system — and shaken it.

  95. Who Will We Be Without Donald Trump? Op Ed, November 21

    He lost. We’ll have to stop obsessing about him.

  96. A Headline (or Five) for History Summary, November 21

    As Election Day approached, print editors at The Times were ready for anything. Or so we thought.

  97. The Lady and the Trump Op Ed, November 21

    Unfeeling royals offer no respite from unfeeling Republicans.

  98. The Lady and the Trump Op Ed, November 21

    Unfeeling royals offer no respite from unfeeling Republicans.

  99. Business and World Leaders Move On as Trump Fights to Reverse Election Washington, November 20

    President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. is seizing the moment, not to aggressively confront the president he defeated, but to act presidential in his stead.

  100. Meeting With Schumer and Pelosi, Biden Keeps Focus on Virus and Economy Washington, November 20

    On his 78th birthday, President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. ignored President Trump's continued efforts to subvert the election results.

  101. Mnuchin Cites Principles in Clawing Back Fed Money. Democrats See Politics. Business, November 20

    Trump’s Treasury secretary said Congress wanted key economic supports to end by Dec. 31, a view he expressed only after the vote count in the presidential election.

  102. A Push Emerges for the First Native American Interior Secretary Climate, November 20

    An expanding coalition of Native Americans, liberal activists and Democrats in Congress are demanding an American Indian Interior secretary, and they want Deb Haaland.

  103. Trump’s Legal Team Sets a Precedent for Lowering the Bar Washington, November 20

    President Trump and his lawyers are engaged in a spectacle that would be funny if it weren’t so dangerous, and if the stakes weren’t so high.

  104. Republican Resistance Looms in the Senate for Biden’s Nominees Washington, November 20

    The polarization of the confirmation process, once a matter of giving the president the team he chooses, will present the new administration with a challenge in filling out its upper echelons.

  105. Biden Transition Pushes Ahead Despite Trump’s Obstacles Video, November 20

    Yohannes Abraham and Jen Psaki, spokespeople for the Biden-Harris transition team, told reporters on Friday that the delayed presidential transition might have a harmful effect on the country.

  106. Why Trump Will Fail in Michigan Op Ed, November 20

    His only success will be in ruining what should be the celebration of a successful election under highly challenging circumstances.

  107. After Trump’s Embrace, Saudis Brace for a Chillier Tone From Biden Foreign, November 20

    Saudi Arabia’s leaders counted on President Trump’s unwavering support, but President-elect Biden has vowed to take away the kingdom’s “dangerous blank check.”

  108. Trump’s Effort to Undermine Election Is ‘Pathetic,’ Biden Lawyer Says Video, November 20

    Bob Bauer, the top election lawyer for President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr., called President Trump’s attempts to overturn Michigan’s election results “an abuse of office” and “doomed to failure.”

  109. Making Financial Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts Business, November 20

    The president-elect is considering tax changes that could affect stock sales, selling a family business and leaving money to heirs. But we still don’t know how much he’ll be able to do.

  110. The High School Sophomore Who Nailed the Electoral Vote Letters, November 20

    More than 500 readers sent in their predictions, but only one correctly forecast the exact Electoral College count.

  111. The Perilous State of the Subways: 5 Takeaways Metro, November 20

    A doomsday plan could slash subway service by 40 percent, eliminate bus routes and cut jobs if the M.T.A. doesn’t get billions in federal aid.

  112. La guerra contra las drogas debe terminar ahora en Español, November 20

    Después de medio siglo de fracasos, Estados Unidos y México tienen la oportunidad de aplicar un nuevo modelo contra los narcóticos.

  113. How Steve Mnuchin Snubbed Joe Biden Op Ed, November 20

    He terminated emergency-lending programs that will limit the new administration’s options — and upset the Federal Reserve, too.

  114. Donald Trump Is Leaving Behind Blueprints to End Democracy Op Ed, November 20

    And I fear there’s no going back.

  115. Is This Where We Are, America? Op Ed, November 20

    Some people oppose student loan forgiveness because they want others to suffer, too.

  116. End the War on Drugs Now Op Ed, November 20

    After a half a century of failure, the U.S. and Mexico have an opportunity to find a new way forward on narcotics policy.

  117. The 46th: Progressive Democrats’ Next Moves Under Biden Op Ed, November 20

    In the first episode of this special pre-Inauguration series from “The Argument,” Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal and “Sway” host Kara Swisher join the debate.

  118. Justice Dept. Executes Man for 1994 Kidnapping and Murder Washington, November 20

    The execution of Orlando Cordia Hall was the eighth since the Trump administration revived capital punishment for federal crimes and the first of three scheduled during the presidential transition.

  119. Trump’s Attempts to Overturn the Election Are Unparalleled in U.S. History Washington, November 19

    The president’s push to prevent states from certifying electors and get legislators to override voters’ choice eclipses even the bitter 1876 election as an audacious use of brute political force.

  120. Where Georgia’s Hand Recount Differed From the Initial Tally, by County Interactive, November 19

    Georgia’s vote audit found more than 5,000 new votes but left Joe Biden’s victory intact.

  121. Boris Johnson, Coronavirus, Mike Pompeo: Your Friday Briefing N Y T Now, November 19

    Coronavirus case rates fall across Europe.

  122. Hand Tally of Georgia Ballots Reaffirms Biden’s Win National, November 19

    The audited vote totals showed that Joe Biden defeated President Trump in the state by 12,284 votes.

  123. Biden Calls Trump’s Attack on Electoral Process ‘Totally Irresponsible’ Washington, November 19

    Choosing his words carefully, the president-elect stepped up his criticism of President Trump and warned that the delayed transition sent “a horrible message about who we are as a country.”

  124. Republicans Supporting Trump, Remember: Lies Have a Long Half-Life Editorial, November 19

    The president’s actions are disgraceful and damaging to our democracy.

  125. Biden Says Trump Is Showing ‘Incredible Irresponsibility’ Video, November 19

    President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. spoke in Wilmington, Del., on Thursday after a virtual meeting with several governors pledging that he would not pursue a national shutdown and criticized President Trump for delaying the transition process.

  126. Johnson, Seen as a Trump Ally, Signals Alignment With Biden Foreign, November 19

    The prime minister wants to show that Britain remains a vital ally. On climate change and military spending, he is promising major steps that will be welcomed by the president-elect.

  127. Johnson, Seen as a Trump Ally, Signals Alignment With Biden Foreign, November 19

    The prime minister wants to show that Britain remains a vital ally. On climate change and military spending, he is promising major steps that will be welcomed by the president-elect.

  128. How to Persuade Trump to Concede Letters, November 19

    One reader suggests turning the promising vaccine news into a victory lap for the president.

  129. Biden Turns Up the Heat on the G.S.A. Politics, November 19

    The Trump administration holds out in blocking the transition: This is your morning tip sheet.

  130. So, Did ‘Bad Things Happen’ With the Election in Philadelphia? Op Ed, November 19

    Despite President Trump’s message, the evidence shows no signs of fraud.

  131. Four Years of the Trump Administration in Court. One Word Stuck in My Head. Op Ed, November 19

    A succession of Trump policies reflected the administration’s spite and heartlessness.

  132. Why 3rd Grade Matters Op Ed, November 19

    Well, many reasons. But Harvard economist Raj Chetty says that’s the age at which America’s “Einsteins” are identified — and lost.

  133. Seeking Restart With Biden, Palestinians Eye End to Prisoner Payments Foreign, November 19

    The Palestinian Authority pays stipends to prisoners held by Israel in a system critics call “pay to slay.” The worse the crime, the higher the payment.

  134. Seeking Restart With Biden, Palestinians Eye End to Prisoner Payments Foreign, November 19

    The Palestinian Authority pays stipends to prisoners held by Israel in a system critics call “pay to slay.” The worse the crime, the higher the payment.

  135. Threats and Tensions Rise as Trump and Allies Attack Elections Process Politics, November 18

    Confrontations have escalated in swing states, with elections officials in both parties facing threats of violence, as the president and other Republicans try to subvert the country’s voting system.

  136. Threats and Tensions Rise as Trump and Allies Attack Elections Process Politics, November 18

    Confrontations have escalated in swing states, with elections officials in both parties facing threats of violence, as the president and other Republicans try to subvert the country’s voting system.

  137. Justice Dept. Plans 3 Executions Before Biden’s Inauguration Washington, November 18

    The Trump administration is continuing to carry out capital punishment for federal crimes even though President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has signaled he will reverse the policy.

  138. Biden Pressures Trump for Access to Federal Resources Video, November 18

    President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. spoke with a group of health care workers on Wednesday, pressuring the Trump administration to authorize giving him access to federal resources to plan his coronavirus response.

  139. Judge Halts ‘Public Health’ Expulsions of Children at the Border Washington, November 18

    A federal judge ruled Wednesday that a public health emergency decree did not give the Trump administration authority to expel unaccompanied children before they could request asylum.

  140. Kevin McCarthy, the House Minority Leader, Doesn’t Think Trump Is Going Away Politics, November 18

    The California Republican believes his party’s victories in 2020 came thanks to the president, not in spite of him: “He brought turnout.”

  141. Boris Johnson Lays Out U.K. Plan for a ‘Green Industrial Revolution’ Foreign, November 18

    Goals include ending sales of gas and diesel cars by 2030, achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and, perhaps, pleasing a new sensibility in Washington.

  142. Iran Accelerates Nuclear Program, but Offers Path Back From Confrontation Washington, November 18

    The government in Tehran has put uranium into its newest centrifuges. At the same time, Iran’s foreign minister appears to offer a return to commitments that would prohibit exactly that.

  143. Should We Worry About Joe Biden’s Age? Letters, November 18

    Some view his age as bringing wisdom and experience, while others worry about mental sharpness.

  144. Un estudio en Dinamarca cuestiona la protección que dan los cubrebocas a los usuarios en Español, November 18

    Las mascarillas evitan que la gente transmita el coronavirus a otros, concuerdan los científicos. Pero un nuevo estudio no logró documentar la protección contra el virus entre quienes las usan.

  145. Giuliani peddles election conspiracy theories and falsehoods. Business, November 18

    In media appearances and social media posts this past week, Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s personal lawyer, spread debunked claims of barred poll workers and a voting software company.

  146. Republicans Stall in Challenging the Election Politics, November 18

    G.O.P. elections officials backtrack in Michigan: This is your morning tip sheet.

  147. A Senate Majority Is Overrated. (We Checked.) Op Ed, November 18

    Divided government sometimes overperforms expectations.

  148. 23 Million Reasons to Not Let States Fail Op Ed, November 18

    State and city governments employ millions of essential workers. But the pandemic has pushed them to the brink. President-elect Biden needs to step in now.

  149. What About Tackling the Causes of Student Debt? Upshot, November 18

    Pros and cons of loan forgiveness aside, there’s a more fundamental problem.

  150. Why Do Chinese Liberals Embrace American Conservatives? Op Ed, November 18

    It’s less about foreign policy than the culture wars.