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  1. How My Father, Ronald Reagan, Grappled With Abortion Opinion, Today

    Even as his beliefs on abortion shaped global policy, he was never entirely at peace with the issue.

  2. Ginni Thomas Urged Arizona Lawmakers to Overturn Election U.S., May 20

    The wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas wrote to legislators in a crucial swing state after the Trump campaign’s loss in 2020.

  3. How Russia Uses Show Trials to Punish Putin’s Enemies World, May 20

    Moscow may label the Azov fighters who defended the Mariupol steel plant as terrorists — raising the prospect of a high-profile trial. The Kremlin has a long tradition of using the courts for political goals.

  4. America Almost Took a Different Path Toward Abortion Rights Magazine, May 20

    Roe v. Wade was never expected to be the case that made history.

  5. A Moral Philosopher Helps Me Untangle the Questions Beneath the Abortion Debate Opinion, May 20

    The scholar Kate Greasley examines ethical quandaries around life, personhood and bodily autonomy.

  6. Democrats, the Midterm Jinx Is Not Inevitable Opinion, May 20

    Standard political history may not be a good guide to 2022.

  7. Los puertorriqueños no debemos ser tratados como ciudadanos de segunda clase en Español, May 19

    Estados Unidos debe dejar de ocultar y maquillar su historia imperial.

  8. Russia Uses Surrender in Mariupol to Portray Ukrainians as Terrorists World, May 18

    Many soldiers who surrendered from Mariupol’s Azovstal steel plant belong to the Azov battalion, a group with far-right roots, and the Kremlin may now put them on trial just as Ukraine is prosecuting Russians for war crimes.

  9. Justice Dept. Employees Urge Administration to Grant Leave for Out-of-State Abortions U.S., May 18

    The request for federal employees to be granted time off to travel out of state for the procedure comes as large companies are starting to make accommodations in the area.

  10. Big Tech Takes Texas to the Supreme Court Business, May 18

    Social network companies want to block a Texas law that restricts content moderation.

  11. Ukrainian Holdouts in Mariupol Surrender to an Uncertain Fate World, May 17

    The government’s order for hundreds of remaining fighters to stand down offers Russia a propaganda victory, but prospects for a prisoner swap seem unclear at best.

  12. The Mexican Model of Abortion Rights The Daily, May 17

    After years of work by feminist activists, Mexico now finds itself ahead of the United States when it comes to access to abortion.

  13. Supreme Court Rules for Ted Cruz in Campaign Finance Case U.S., May 16

    The Texas senator challenged a federal law that put a $250,000 cap on repayments of candidates’ loans to their campaigns using postelection contributions.

  14. Starbucks will cover travel expenses for employees seeking abortions. Business, May 16

    In a memo on Monday, the company said it wanted to ensure that its employees had “access to quality health care.”

  15. The Latest on Abortion Rights in the U.S. Interactive, May 16

    Get caught up on the latest news about reproductive rights and the birth control.

  16. The Bloody Crossroads Where Conspiracy Theories and Guns Meet Opinion, May 16

    The slaughter in a Black neighborhood in Buffalo is in line with a series of racist massacres that shows no signs of abating.

  17. They Treated Their Sports Like a Job. They Wish the N.C.A.A. Had, Too. Sports, May 15

    A Supreme Court ruling and changes in college sports have given momentum to a lawsuit accusing the N.C.A.A. of violating federal minimum-wage laws by refusing to pay athletes like employees.

  18. Justice Thomas Should Take a Long Look in the Mirror Opinion, May 15

    If Justice Thomas is genuinely concerned about the eroding faith in his own institution, the first thing he can do is look in the mirror.

  19. Abortion Rights Supporters March in New York City Video, May 14

    Thousands of people gathered in New York City and across the country to show their support for abortion rights nearly two weeks after the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade.

  20. The Push to Silence Protesters Over the Roe Decision Opinion, May 14

    Gathering near the homes of public officials is not a new trend.

  21. Too Much Church in the State Opinion, May 14

    What’s God got to do with it?

  22. Justice Thomas Says Leaked Opinion Destroyed Trust at the Supreme Court U.S., May 14

    In remarks at a conference in Dallas, he also denounced the recent protests at justices’ homes and said conservatives would not adopt such tactics.

  23. Harris Emerges as the Voice of Abortion Rights in the Biden Administration U.S., May 12

    The threat to Roe v. Wade presents Vice President Kamala Harris with an opportunity to recover from early political stumbles.

  24. What’s the Best Way to Treat Addiction? Opinion, May 12

    Readers discuss whether forced treatment is effective. Also: Republicans and abortion; Supreme Court decline; caution on Ukraine; disconnecting from social media.

  25. Pregnant? Need Help? They Have an Agenda. Interactive, May 12

    If Roe v. Wade is overturned, more than half of American women of reproductive age will live closer to a crisis pregnancy center than to an abortion facility.

  26. Don’t Be Fooled. It’s All About Women and Sex. Opinion, May 11

    What’s the difference between a woman and a sea turtle? The Senate wants to know.

  27. A Leaky Supreme Court Starts to Resemble the Other Branches U.S., May 11

    The disclosure of a draft opinion that would overrule Roe v. Wade, legal experts said, was evidence that the court is not much different from other Washington institutions.

  28. Your Wednesday Evening Briefing Briefing, May 11

    Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

  29. Why the Justice Department Is Unlikely to Investigate the Supreme Court Leak U.S., May 11

    The internal inquiry led by the court’s marshal has limited tools, but there are challenges to opening a criminal investigation.

  30. Assessing the Claims in the Alito Draft Opinion Overturning Roe U.S., May 11

    In the leaked draft, Justice Samuel Alito made assertions about fetal development, abortion procedures and international laws that were disputed or omitted context.

  31. If There’s a Loud Fight About Roe, ‘Centrist America Will Just Turn Down the Volume’ Opinion, May 11

    What a reversal of Roe v. Wade might mean at the ballot box.

  32. The Movement That Put Alito on the Court Isn’t Finished Opinion, May 10

    No one wages a generational battle to reshape American society for the sake of a partial victory.

  33. Why Is the Supreme Court So Secretive? Opinion, May 10

    Readers call for more openness and discuss judicial restraint and the justices’ religious beliefs. Also: Mask decisions; Twitter’s dark side; skipping school.

  34. I’m a Pro-Choice Governor, and I’m Not Going to Sit on My Hands Waiting for Congress Opinion, May 9

    A novel Michigan lawsuit will attempt to continue to make abortion available.

  35. The Supreme Court as an Instrument of Oppression Opinion, May 8

    In just a few short weeks, the fundamental right enshrined in Roe nearly 50 years ago could disappear overnight. What’s next? Is anything safe?

  36. If Roe Falls, Is Same-Sex Marriage Next? U.S., May 8

    The leaked draft opinion that would eliminate the constitutional right to abortion sent mixed signals about what other precedents might be at risk.

  37. If Roe Is Overturned, Where Should the Pro-Life Movement Go Next? Opinion, May 8

    “Now is not the time to brag or gloat or celebrate. Now is the time to get to work.”

  38. Supreme Court Leak Inquiry Exposes Gray Area of Press Protections Business, May 8

    No law or written code of conduct prescribes how an investigation into the leak of a draft opinion should proceed, or whether journalists will be swept into it.

  39. A Leak That Slowed, but Did Not Stop, the Presses Times Insider, May 8

    Here’s how the Times report on the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade came together — and made it into print.

  40. How Roe Warped the Republic Opinion, May 7

    Why Roe v. Wade may be overturned by the very forces of polarization it unleashed.

  41. Where Does the Anti-Abortion Movement Go After Roe? U.S., May 7

    The Supreme Court draft opinion signals a new era for the 50-year effort to end the constitutional right to abortion. Next goals include a national ban and, in some cases, classifying abortion as homicide.

  42. Marilyn Monroe v. Samuel Alito Opinion, May 7

    Puritans are winning. Women are losing.

  43. Companies Are Stuck Between Their Workers and Politicians Business, May 7

    When Florida revoked Disney’s tax privileges, business leaders were shocked. Now, a Supreme Court leak has made some of them terrified of speaking out. More than a decade after the rise of the employee activist movement, corporate America faces tougher decisions.

  44. The Story of Roe v. Wade, Part 1: Who Was Jane Roe? (From the Archive) The Daily, May 7

    How abortion became one of the most politically divisive issues of our time. (From 2018)

  45. How Roe Shaped the World of Work for Women Business, May 7

    Many factors drove women into the work force in greater numbers in the 1970s. Scholars argue that abortion access was an important one.

  46. Battle Over Abortion Threatens to Deepen America’s Divide U.S., May 6

    If the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, all 50 states will be free to set their own rules, leading to one America where access to an abortion is guaranteed and another where it is outlawed.

  47. America Is Not Ready for the End of Roe v. Wade Opinion, May 6

    Americans are about to lose a constitutional right. It’s worth fighting for.

  48. The Abortion Case: A ‘Spurious’ Argument and ‘Clear Bias’ Opinion, May 6

    Readers raise questions about the constitutional reasoning and Catholic influence in the leaked draft ruling. Also: Preventing addiction; access to parks.

  49. A Post-Roe America, Part 1: The Anti-Abortion Activists The Daily, May 6

    What next for a movement that looks to have achieved a decades-long goal?

  50. Bill Classifying Abortion as Homicide Is Advanced by Louisiana Lawmakers U.S., May 5

    The proposal threatens to prosecute women who end a pregnancy, a possible new frontier in the abortion debate as the Supreme Court appears inclined to overturn Roe v. Wade.

  51. Draft Opinion Overturning Roe Raises a Question: Are More Precedents Next? U.S., May 5

    The legal reasoning that the Supreme Court’s conservative bloc is considering to end abortion rights could uproot a series of other past rulings that created modern rights.

  52. The Stroke That Nearly Broke the Democratic Majority U.S., May 5

    Senator Ben Ray Luján’s recovery was “miraculous,” the New Mexico Democrat said in one of his first interviews since his health scare early this year.

  53. Your Thursday Evening Briefing Briefing, May 5

    Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

  54. Democrats Announce Vote to Guarantee Abortion Rights Video, May 5

    Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democratic majority leader, said he planned to bring up a bill that would codify abortion rights into federal law, despite clear evidence that the measure lacks the support to be enacted.

  55. Justice Alito’s Invisible Women Opinion, May 5

    He would erase the right to abortion without acknowledging the impact on women and on the constitutional understanding of sex equality.

  56. Protests Might Not Change the Court’s Decision. We Should Take to the Streets Anyway. Opinion, May 5

    Change takes time, and it starts when people come together in outrage.

  57. In Ireland, Abortion Rights Activists Oppose a Hospital Deal World, May 5

    The government delayed a decision on the proposal, amid concerns that a private charity might follow Catholic doctrine and limit abortions at a state-funded maternity hospital.

  58. Democrats Plan a Bid to Codify Roe, but Lack the Votes to Succeed U.S., May 5

    In announcing a Wednesday vote on doomed legislation to enshrine abortion rights into federal law, the top Senate Democrat teed up a political fight for the midterm campaign.

  59. Performing a Comedy About Abortion, Watching the Supreme Court Arts, May 5

    Alison Leiby had just performed her show “Oh God, a Show About Abortion” when she learned of the leaked draft opinion showing that the court could be on the verge of overturning Roe v. Wade.

  60. A Post-Roe Map of America The Daily, May 5

    Where in the United States would access to abortion be assured, and where would it be in jeopardy?

  61. Beware the Feminism of Justice Alito Opinion, May 5

    Women apparently have advanced so far, they no longer need guaranteed access to abortion.

  62. With Roe Under Threat, Biden Is an Unlikely Abortion Rights Champion U.S., May 5

    Over the course of a half-century in national politics, President Biden has evolved from an outright critic of Roe to a seemingly reluctant and largely quiet supporter.

  63. Once Close Allies, Roberts and Alito Have Taken Divergent Paths U.S., May 4

    Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. have become emblems of a stark divide at the Supreme Court as it confronts whether to overturn Roe v. Wade.

  64. As Leak Theories Circulate, Supreme Court Marshal Takes Up Investigation U.S., May 4

    Not since Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein refused for decades to disclose the identity of their Watergate source has Washington been as eager to unmask a leaker.

  65. The Fight Over Abortion History Arts, May 4

    The leaked draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade also takes aim at its version of history, challenging decades of scholarship that argues abortion was not always a crime.

  66. Your Thursday Briefing: A Ban on Russian Oil? Briefing, May 4

    The E.U. proposed a total embargo.

  67. Imagining a Post-Roe America: ‘I Am Scared’ Opinion, May 4

    A 22-year-old woman fears losing control over her body, and an 80-year-old recalls her illegal abortion. Also: Russian oligarchs’ property; Pelosi in Kyiv.

  68. The Mississippi clinic at the center of the Supreme Court case is still open. U.S., May 4

    Jackson Women’s Health has seen an increase in patients, many from states like Texas and Louisiana that have restricted access to abortions.

  69. Es hora de enfurecerse en Español, May 4

    La filtración de un borrador de la opinión de la Corte Suprema que revocaría el caso Roe contra Wade recuerda que nuestras vidas y nuestros cuerpos siguen sujetos al debate político.

  70. What is a trigger law? And which states have them? U.S., May 4

    More than a dozen states have implemented legislation that would outlaw or severely restrict abortions, on the assumption that the Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade this summer.

  71. Leak Heightens the Perception of a Politicized Supreme Court U.S., May 4

    Even some harsh critics of Roe v. Wade see a court that reflects and amplifies the nation’s political divides.

  72. Which states are reinforcing abortion rights? U.S., May 4

    Several states have already taken steps to protect abortion rights, and many are taking additional measures in anticipation of the Supreme Court ruling.

  73. Is This How Roe Ends? The Daily, May 4

    A leaked draft opinion from the Supreme Court suggested that it was preparing to overturn the constitutional right to abortion.

  74. ‘You Haven’t Seen Anything Yet’: What’s Next if Roe Goes Opinion, May 3

    A conversation on the extraordinary Supreme Court leak that could forever change reproductive rights in America.

  75. The Leaked Draft Opinion on Roe Draws on Familiar Arguments U.S., May 3

    Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. argued two basic points: The Constitution is silent on the question of abortion and Roe’s flaws make it unworthy of respect as precedent.

  76. Overnight, Midterms Get a White-Hot New Focus: Abortion U.S., May 3

    Exultant Republicans planned new bans. Democrats, who have struggled to rally around abortion rights, hoped a bruising Supreme Court loss could jolt their voters into action.

  77. For Conservative Legal Movement, a Long-Sought Triumph Appears at Hand U.S., May 3

    For half a century, right-wing legal thinkers have been working toward the moment foretold by a leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion.

  78. Democrats Vow a Response to Roe’s Demise but Have Few Options U.S., May 3

    With neither the 60 votes needed to break a filibuster of legislation to protect abortion rights nor the 50 votes to pass it, Senate Democrats said they would try anyway.

  79. It’s Time to Rage Opinion, May 3

    We can’t let this country become a hollow theocracy.

  80. Your Wednesday Briefing: The End of Roe? Briefing, May 3

    Abortion is in jeopardy in the U.S.

  81. Overturning Roe Is a Radical, Not Conservative, Choice Opinion, May 3

    An abrupt and profound change to an established law is utterly destructive to respect for the law.

  82. Demonstrators Gathered at Supreme Court Lament, and Celebrate, Leaked Draft U.S., May 3

    Armed with megaphones, signs, buttons and at least one letterpress for speedy poster production, groups supporting and opposing abortion rights demonstrated.

  83. An America Without Roe v. Wade Will Be a Dark Place Opinion, May 3

    The coming nightmare of illegal abortion.

  84. Where Abortion Could Be Banned Without Roe v. Wade Interactive, May 3

    If the Supreme Court were to end Roe v. Wade, about half of states would be expected to ban abortion quickly or limit it heavily.

  85. Supreme Court Roe Reversal Would Jeopardize Other Rights, Biden Says Video, May 3

    President Biden said the leaked draft of a Supreme Court ruling poised to reverse Roe v. Wade, if finalized, could undermine a range of rights beyond abortion, including same-sex marriage.

  86. How companies have handled restrictive abortion laws. Business, May 3

    A leaked Roe v. Wade draft ruling could raise pressure on business leaders to take a stand.

  87. A Supreme Court in Disarray After an Extraordinary Breach U.S., May 3

    The leak of a draft majority opinion overruling Roe v. Wade raises questions about motives, methods and whether defections are still possible.

  88. Here are key passages from the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion. U.S., May 3

    The wording in the 98-page ruling by Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. could still change. As drafted, it shows a majority of the court voted to overturn Roe v. Wade.

  89. Reversing Roe v. Wade: What It Would Mean for Women, and the Court’s Credibility Opinion, May 3

    Readers react to news of a leaked draft indicating a likely overturning of the landmark abortion rights decision.

  90. Roe contra Wade: una guía rápida con lo que debes saber en Español, May 3

    Aquí tienes una breve historia sobre el caso emblemático que legalizó el aborto en Estados Unidos.

  91. Inside Politico’s Historic Scoop Business, May 3

    The publication knew it was onto something big. But first, its leaders had to host a prominent Washington event and say nothing.

  92. Quick Facts You Should Know About Roe v. Wade U.S., May 3

    A short history of the landmark case.

  93. Roe, on the Edge Briefing, May 3

    Roe v. Wade seems to be on the cusp of falling.

  94. In Europe, Possible Roe Reversal Elicits Concern and Criticism U.S., May 3

    European countries have been moving toward more, not less, abortion access.

  95. The May 3 Roe V Wade Abortion Supreme Court live blog included two standalone posts:
  96. Supreme Court Rules Against Boston in Case on Christian Flag U.S., May 2

    The court unanimously ruled that the city, which has approved many other requests to raise flags at its City Hall, violated a Christian group’s free speech rights.

  97. The Court and the Culture Wars Podcasts, May 2

    When “religious freedom” gets complicated.

  98. Gorsuch Calls for Overruling ‘Shameful’ Cases on U.S. Territories U.S., May 2

    The justice urged his colleagues to revisit the Insular Cases, which denied full constitutional protection to unincorporated territories. A petition filed last week gives them a chance.

  99. The Party of Big Business Is Getting More Anti-Conservative by the Day Opinion, May 1

    Ron DeSantis and others are desecrating what the G.O.P. long championed.

  100. Musk Joins Moguls to Kill S.E.C. ‘Gag Orders’ at the Supreme Court Business, April 30

    Elon Musk joined an amicus brief that could have big implications for how the S.E.C. brings cases and whether defendants who settle can ever talk about them.

  101. Prayer on a School Football Field: Awaiting a Supreme Court Ruling Opinion, April 29

    Readers discuss whether a high school coach had the right to kneel and pray after games. Also: Genocide in Ukraine; Amazon’s response; Republican lies.

  102. Supreme Court Bans Recovery for Emotional Harm in Discrimination Suits U.S., April 28

    Splitting 6 to 3, the court ruled that facilities receiving federal money cannot be sued under four federal laws for discrimination that causes emotional distress.

  103. Supreme Court Debates Limits of Ruling for Tribes in Oklahoma U.S., April 27

    The argument was Justice Stephen G. Breyer’s last, and Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. ended it with a fond tribute to his colleague.

  104. The Supreme Court Considers a Football Coach’s Prayers The Daily, April 27

    The justices’ decision could have broad implications for freedom of religion — and freedom from it.

  105. Title IX at 50: How it Changed Congress, Campuses and Sports Arts, April 27

    The New-York Historical Society looks back on the landmark gender equality legislation and how it transformed women’s access to education, sports and more.

  106. Supreme Court Struggles Over Biden’s Bid to End ‘Remain in Mexico’ Program U.S., April 26

    Known formally as the Migrant Protection Protocols, the program, adopted during the Trump administration, requires some migrants to wait in Mexico while their cases are heard.

  107. Supreme Court Allows Elite High School’s New Admissions Rules U.S., April 25

    A group including parents of Asian American students challenged the new criteria at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Virginia.

  108. Supreme Court Leans Toward Coach in Case on School Prayer U.S., April 25

    Members of the court’s conservative majority indicated that the coach, Joseph A. Kennedy, had a constitutional right to kneel and pray at the 50-yard line after games.

  109. Supreme Court to Hear DNA Appeal in Rodney Reed Murder Case U.S., April 25

    Mr. Reed was convicted of capital murder in the 1996 killing of a 19-year-old woman. He has challenged the constitutionality of a Texas DNA testing statute in an effort to prove his innocence.

  110. Climate Activist Dies After Setting Himself on Fire at Supreme Court U.S., April 24

    A friend described the actions of Wynn Bruce, of Boulder, Colo., as “a deeply fearless act of compassion to bring attention to climate crisis.”

  111. Coach’s Prayers Prompt Supreme Court Test of Religious Freedom U.S., April 23

    Joseph Kennedy, a football coach at a public high school in Washington State, lost his job after praying on the 50-yard line after games.

  112. 5 Things to Know About Judge Jackson Interactive, February 25

    President Biden said he would nominate Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. Here’s a quick look at her biography.

  113. Who Might Replace Stephen Breyer? Interactive, January 26

    The retirement of Justice Stephen G. Breyer will give President Biden a chance to put a Black woman on the Supreme Court.

  114. Read the document Interactive, October 7

    Here is the draft lawsuit that Michael P. Farris, chief executive of a group known as Alliance Defending Freedom, sent to the South Carolina attorney general, as he searched for a Republican state attorney general willing to file the lawsuit with the Supreme Court.

  115. What the Public Thinks About Major Supreme Court Cases This Term Interactive, June 1

    Closely divided opinions on health care, voting, religion and gay rights cases.

  116. A Texas Abortion Law, and the Fight Over Roe Interactive, May 19

    Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas just signed a bill that would ban most abortions in the state. Here’s what else to know.

  117. How to Fix the Supreme Court Interactive, October 27

    Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation has tilted the high court's ideological balance. What should the court’s future be, and who gets to decide it?

  118. Fill Ginsburg’s Seat Now. Signed, the Democratic Senators of 2016. Interactive, September 21

    Democrats from 2016 make their case against the Democrats of today.

  119. Don’t Fill Ginsburg’s Seat. Signed, the Republican Senators of 2016. Interactive, September 21

    Republicans from 2016 make their case against Republicans of today.

  120. 8 Books on Ruth Bader Ginsburg Interactive, September 21

    If you’d like to create your own shrine to this indefatigable woman of words, these books are the building blocks.

  121. Ginsburg Supreme Court Vacancy Is the Second Closest to a U.S. Election Ever Interactive, September 19

    The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday left an opening on the Supreme Court 46 days before Election Day.

  122. The Major Supreme Court Cases This Term and What the Public Thinks Interactive, June 15

    The public generally supports the politically liberal position in the cases, though Democrats and Republicans are deeply divided over several of them.

  123. U.S. Supreme Court Arguments: Trump’s Financial Records Interactive, May 12

    Reporters for The Times provided live analysis as the Supreme Court heard arguments about whether President Trump can block subpoenas to his accountants and bankers from Congress and New York prosecutors.

  124. We Need People Like Justice Stevens More Than Ever Op Ed, July 17

    He called for protections for gay Americans because he was able to see the world from the perspective of others.

  125. Who Cares About the Supreme Court’s ‘Legitimacy’? Op Ed, June 6

    Conservatives seem to assume that only the chief justice is moved by fears that he and his colleagues will end up looking like politicians in robes.

  126. The Supreme Court Hands the S.E.C. a Rare Win Business, April 16

    The regulator’s record in the Supreme Court the past few years has not been strong. But the justices handed it a significant victory late last month.

  127. A Supreme Court Do-Over Op Ed, April 11

    Will the court be able to avoid mirroring the country’s polarization?