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The vote was a major victory for President Biden and Democrats, who are battling to maintain their slim House and Senate majorities in November's midterm congressional elections.

Five Decades in the Making: Why It Took Congress So Long to Act on Climate

The Senate bill avoided the political pitfalls of past legislative attempts by offering only incentives to cut climate pollution, not taxes.

Manchin's Donors Include Pipeline Giants That Win in His Climate Deal

The controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline is one of several projects the senator has negotiated major concessions for, benefiting his financial supporters.

Muslim Community Expresses Fear After Killings of Men in Albuquerque

As the authorities appeal to the public for help in their investigation, many Muslim residents are experiencing a "managed panic."

After China's Military Drills, Options Narrow to Win Over Taiwan

The exercises were designed to deter Taiwan from moving further away from Beijing, but they also indicated how few policy carrots China has.

Guadalcanal Anniversary Marked by a Kennedy

At a ceremony to mark the 80th anniversary of a crucial battle in the Pacific, two daughters of men who served there reflected on the lessons of war.

Liz Cheney Risks Primary Over Jan. 6 and Trump Investigation

The Republican says her crusade to stop Donald J. Trump will continue - even if she loses her primary next week. Restoring a "very sick" G.O.P. will take years, she says, "if it can be healed."

Israel and Palestinian Militants Reach a Cease-Fire

The truce appeared to end a three-day conflict in Gaza that barely changed the status quo in Israel and the occupied territories, but revealed splits among rival Palestinian militias.

In My Homeland, the Smell of Death on a Summer Afternoon

In Ukraine, tragedies are a backdrop to everyday existence, piling up in numbers that seem inconceivable, an inescapable reality that feels like the very air in your lungs.

After Rockets Strike Near Nuclear Plant, Ukraine and Russia Trade Blame

Moscow accused Ukraine of striking near spent-fuel storage at the Zaporizhzhia power plant, while Ukrainian intelligence said it was a move by Russia to destroy infrastructure.

We Went on a Lanternfly-Killing Rampage. They're Still Here.

The spotted lanternfly, an invasive pest that ecologists have urged the populace to squish on sight, is back, infesting the New York City area.

Nick Viall, a Former 'Bachelor' Star, Gets His Roses

The former "Bachelor" star has (almost) left the franchise behind as he doles out advice on his podcast and on paper.

Biden's Remarkable Summer

The president needs to seize this moment and brag about his wins.

How Is Senator Ron Johnson Still Competitive?

He has a way of winning Wisconsin Senate races in spite of his weird behavior. Democrats see ousting him this fall as key to keeping the Senate.

I Didn't Want It to Be True, but the Medium Really Is the Message

How we look matters as much as what we see.

Hulu's 'The Bear' and the Restaurant Industry's Long Overdue Reckoning

The Hulu drama is resonating partly because it shows workers demanding a better workplace, which is happening in the restaurant industry and beyond.

The New Politics of Abortion

The pro-life movement needs to learn the art of the possible.

Hey, Joe, Don't Give It a Go

Rest on your laurels, and don't run for re-election, Mr. President.

Ron Sider Was a Model for Christians Committed to Justice

His 1978 book, "Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger," helped me through a crisis of faith.

The Sunday Read: 'Why Was Joshua Held for More Than Two Years for Someone Else's Crimes?'

Honolulu incarcerated the wrong man for more than two years - a miscarriage of justice that shows the cruel inadequacy of America's approach to mental health.

Corny on Main

Sometimes you just can't get enough of those sweet, fresh summer cobs.

What's God Got to Do With It? The Rise of Christian Nationalism in American Politics.

Esau McCaulley and Katherine Stewart on how the G.O.P. weaponized Christianity - and where we go from here.

How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?

Our TV critic recommends checking out a quirky New Zealand comedy and a terrific Norwegian drama.

Some Women Turn to Self-Managed Abortion as Access Recedes

Information and medications needed to end a pregnancy are increasingly available outside the health care system.

New Jersey Man Gets 5 Years in Prison in GoFundMe Fraud Case

Prosecutors said Mark D'Amico and his then-girlfriend made up a heartwarming tale of a homeless man to help raise more than $400,000.

Furor Over Documenta Highlights a Widening Chasm in Germany

One of the art world's most important events, Documenta, is at its halfway point. So far, a tiny fraction of the art has been the main topic of conversation.

Clu Gulager, 'The Tall Man' and 'The Virginian' Actor, Dies at 93

On TV, he played Billy the Kid on the "The Tall Man" and was seen on the long-running "The Virginian." His movies ranged from "The Killers" to "The Last Picture Show."

Will One Moldy Berry Ruin the Rest?

Here's what the experts say.

What to Know About Polio: Vaccines, Symptoms and How It Spreads

A recent case in a New York suburb has reignited concerns over the disease.

Why Daydreaming Is Actually Good For Your Brain

Letting your mind wander can benefit the brain, researchers say.

Is Cricket Sustainable Amid Climate Change?

The warming of the earth, combined with the exhausting nature of the game, is raising questions about the future of the second most popular sport in the world.

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