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  1. Renegados estadounidenses: el expresidente y el rockero lanzan un show de audio en Español, February 24

    El nuevo programa de Barack Obama y Bruce Springsteen, “Renegades: Born in the USA”, los presenta en conversaciones íntimas y extensas sobre temas como la raza, la paternidad y las dolorosas divisiones de Estados Unidos.

  2. Bruce Springsteen’s Drunken-Driving Charges Are Dismissed Metro, February 24

    A prosecutor said the musician’s blood alcohol level was well below the legal limit. Mr. Springsteen pleaded guilty to drinking in an area where it was barred and was fined $540.

  3. America Is Not ‘Back.’ And Americans Should Not Want It to Be. Op Ed, February 24

    Unless President Biden challenges the fundamental premises of U.S. foreign policy, he will repeat the mistakes of his predecessors, but in a more competitive world.

  4. How to Not Be at the Mercy of a Trumpified G.O.P. Op Ed, February 23

    Barack Obama asked Democrats to kill the filibuster and pass a voting rights bill because it was the right thing to do. There’s a stronger argument.

  5. Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen: The Latest Podcast Duo Culture, February 22

    Their new show, “Renegades: Born in the USA,” features the 44th president and the musician speaking intimately and expansively on topics like race, fatherhood and the country’s painful divisions.

  6. The Life and Death of a Woman-Hater Op Ed, February 20

    Rush Limbaugh made the G.O.P. the party of misogyny.

  7. New in Paperback: ‘Becoming’ and ‘Hidden Valley Road’ Book Review, February 19

    Six new paperbacks to check out this week.

  8. Biden Signals He’s Flexible on Immigration Overhaul Washington, February 17

    After two decades of failure, advocates for the broadest possible overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws are considering a new strategy: pressing for piecemeal legislation.

  9. Stay or Go? Biden, Long a Critic of Afghan Deployments, Faces a Deadline Washington, February 16

    The question is whether the small contingent of American troops can accomplish anything after 20 years — and whether full withdrawal would clear the way for Taliban advances.

  10. A Decade After the Arab Spring, Autocrats Still Rule the Mideast Foreign, February 14

    The popular uprisings of 2011 mostly failed, but they gave the region a taste for democracy that continues to whet an appetite for change.

  11. How Stable Is the Democratic Coalition? Op Ed, February 13

    The party may control the elected branches in Washington. But it may be facing some slippage in support from minority communities.

  12. Why Biden’s Pick for Iran Envoy Is ‘a Proxy for Everything’ Washington, February 13

    Robert Malley, the son of a leftist, Jewish, Egyptian-born journalist, is the focal point for opening salvos over President Biden’s approach to the Middle East, and the value of a new deal with Iran.

  13. Biden’s Pick for Iran Envoy Resurrects Bitter Debate Over Nuclear Deal Washington, February 13

    Robert Malley, the son of a leftist, Jewish, Egyptian-born journalist, is the focal point for opening salvos over President Biden’s approach to the Middle East, and the value of a new deal with Iran.

  14. Biden Reviving Effort to Empty Guantánamo Prison Washington, February 12

    A White House announcement was short on details, and key players have yet to be assigned policy positions in the new administration.

  15. Biden Is the Big Spender America Wants Op Ed, February 11

    His economic plans are overwhelmingly popular.

  16. Republicans Denounce a Senate Power Play They Have Used Themselves Washington, February 10

    Whether lawmakers love budget reconciliation or hate it depends on whether they’re in the majority. Democrats who are defending its use now protested it when they were in the minority.

  17. Republicans Denounce a Senate Power Play They Have Used Themselves Washington, February 10

    Whether lawmakers love budget reconciliation or hate it depends on whether they’re in the majority. Democrats who are defending its use now protested it when they were in the minority.

  18. Michelle Obama (and a pair of puppets) will cook for children on Netflix. Business, February 10

    The 10-episode series, which makes its debut March 16, is the latest project from Mrs. Obama and Barack Obama’s production company, Higher Ground Productions.

  19. How Democrats Learned to Seize the Day Op Ed, February 8

    It seems that they won’t repeat Obama’s mistakes.

  20. Ilyse Hogue, Influential Abortion Rights Advocate, Will Step Down as NARAL Chief Politics, February 8

    In an interview, Ms. Hogue discussed a tumultuous era for abortion rights and the future of Roe v. Wade.

  21. This Climate Deal Is Good for Earth and the Economy Op Ed, February 6

    More than 100 nations have approved an accord phasing down a planet-warming coolant. The U.S. isn’t among them.

  22. Biden Won’t Restore Bar Association’s Role in Vetting Judges Washington, February 5

    The decision not to give the American Bar Association names of potential nominees for evaluation came after progressives criticized the group for undercutting a push for diversity.

  23. The Obamas will adapt ‘Exit West’ into a Netflix movie starring Riz Ahmed. Business, February 5

    The Obamas have a multiyear deal with Netflix to produce television series, movies and documentaries.

  24. More than 200 officials from the Obama administration sign a letter urging Congress to go big on the stimulus. Washington, February 5

    The signers of an open letter argue that the decision by Congress in 2009 to pass a smaller stimulus unnecessarily prolonged the Great Recession.

  25. The Exponential Power of a $15 Wage Floor Op Ed, February 5

    Biden can improve the lives of hundreds of thousands with a single executive order.

  26. Biden to Welcome More Refugees, but Far From All Will Get In Washington, February 3

    Gutted by the Trump administration, the refugee resettlement system is unable to quickly process tens of thousands of the world’s neediest people.

  27. Biden to Welcome More Refugees, but Far From All Will Get In U.S., February 3

    Gutted by the Trump administration, the refugee resettlement system is unable to quickly process tens of thousands of the world’s neediest people.

  28. Supreme Court Test for Biden: How Boldly to Disavow Trump’s Agenda Washington, February 1

    New administrations are generally cautious about changing their predecessors’ legal positions. But this time may be different.

  29. Ghosts of 2009 Drive Democrats’ Push for Robust Crisis Response Washington, January 31

    In their quest for Republican backing, Democrats say they missed opportunities in 2009 for a stronger response to the Great Recession. They are determined not to repeat the mistake.

  30. Ghosts of 2009 Drive Democrats’ Push for Robust Crisis Response Washington, January 31

    In their quest for Republican backing, Democrats say they missed opportunities in 2009 for a stronger response to the Great Recession. They’re determined not to repeat the mistake.

  31. The First Post-Reagan Presidency Op Ed, January 28

    So far, Joe Biden has been surprisingly progressive.

  32. Swift Action by Biden to Reverse Trump Policies Letters, January 28

    Readers have varied reactions to the president’s use of executive orders rather than waiting for Congress to act.

  33. Presidential Children’s Books, Pets and All Interactive, January 18

    When Joe Biden takes office, there will be several children's book authors and subjects in the White House.

  34. To Understand This Chaotic Transition, Rewind to the Last One Interactive, January 11

    The handoff from Obama to Trump was fraught and unprecedented in ways the public didn’t see at the time. It was a prelude to so much that followed.

  35. Can You Guess Trump’s Record? Interactive, October 5

    Take our quiz showing seven ways the country has changed under Trump.