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Ukraine Aid Falters in Senate as Republicans Insist on Border Restrictions

Legislation to send military aid to Ukraine and Israel was on the brink of collapse, after a briefing devolved into a screaming match one day before a critical test vote in the Senate.

Biden's Strategy Faces a Test as Israel Pushes Into Southern Gaza

While the president has backed Israel's right to defend itself since the Hamas terrorist attack, his team has increased the pressure to minimize civilian casualties in Gaza.

Biden Says 'I'm Not Sure I'd Be Running' if Not for Trump

President Biden has portrayed a second term for Donald Trump as an existential threat to American democracy.

A New Trump Administration Will 'Come After' the Media, Says Kash Patel

Donald Trump, who has already promised to use the Justice Department to "go after" his political adversaries, is expected to install Mr. Patel in a senior role if he returns to power.

Tuberville Drops Blockade of Most Military Promotions

Under pressure from senators in both parties, the Alabama Republican allowed more than 400 promotions to move forward, saying he would continue to block only the most senior positions.

Podcasters Took Up Her Sister's Murder Investigation. Then They Turned on Her.

'True crime' has become a big business - and an emotional minefield for victims' families.

Republicans Try to Put Harvard, M.I.T. and Penn on the Defensive About Antisemitism

In a congressional hearing, the presidents of the universities parried accusations that their institutions had tolerated bias against Jews.

Jewish American Families Confront a Generational Divide Over Israel-Hamas War

Gen Z and young Millennials often see Israel as an occupying power oppressing Palestinians - a shock to their parents and grandparents, who tend to see it as an essential haven fighting for survival.

Inside the Secret Meeting That Cleared the Way for Tom Suozzi's Return

Gov. Kathy Hochul had been toying with blocking the former congressman's nomination for the crucial special election to replace George Santos. Then a phone call came.

George Santos Uses Cameo Videos to Make, of All Things, an Honest Buck

On the video app, a familiar face delivers kind greetings for paying customers, and advice for "Bobby from Jersey" about dealing with "haters." Bowen Yang he is not.

Best Comedy of 2023: Jim Gaffigan, Beth Stelling and More

It's time to stop taking Jim Gaffigan for granted, and more surprising takeaways from specials, stand-up sets and other funny moments this year.

Justices Seem Skeptical of Challenge to Trump-Era Tax Provision

The Supreme Court's liberal wing and more moderate conservatives seemed to be searching for a way toward a limited ruling on a tax law that affects foreign profits of American companies.

How a Legal Fight Over a $15,000 Tax Bill Could Upend the U.S. Tax Code

The Supreme Court ruling in the Moore case could cost the federal government billions of dollars in lost tax revenue.

Texas Woman Sues State for an Abortion

A woman who is 20 weeks pregnant, and whose fetus has been diagnosed with a deadly condition, is suing for an abortion under a medical exception to the state's bans.

N.C.A.A. Proposes Uncapping Compensation for Athletes

Under the plan, schools would set aside educational trust funds of at least $30,000 per year for at least half of their athletes, and would have to comply with Title IX laws.

Nearly Everyone Gets A's at Yale. Does That Cheapen the Grade?

A report found that close to 80 percent of grades were in the A range last academic year. A pandemic-era bump has stuck.

Alaska Airlines Pilot Who Used Mushrooms Indicted, but Not for Attempted Murder

A grand jury indicted Joseph Emerson, who said he thought he was dreaming in the cockpit, on lesser charges of endangering an aircraft and reckless endangerment of the passengers and crew.

Silence Is Violence - but Not When It Comes to Israeli Rape Victims

Why was so little said until now about Hamas's brutal sexual attacks on Oct. 7?

Sandra Day O'Connor's Barrier-Breaking Marriage

She showed her love for John in a way that neither of them could have envisioned.

Police Departments Are Struggling to Solve Crimes

New data reveals that crime-solving rates are at record lows.

The Resolute Liz Cheney

Liz Cheney gave up power seemingly to prove the point of how worthless it was compared with establishing a real record of what happened on Jan. 6.

Senator Says He Will Drop His Blockade of Most Military Promotions

Also, a top Democratic donor boosts Nikki Haley. Here's the latest at the end of Tuesday.

Xi Jinping Is Asserting Tighter Control of Finance in China

The Communist Party's main theoretical journal has laid out a new ideological framework for the financial system that emphasizes the primacy of China's top leader and Marxist principles.

Jonathan Majors's Ex-Girlfriend, Grace Jabbari, Tells Jurors He Had Explosive Rage

On a recording, the actor demanded that Grace Jabbari support him as though he were the president and she the first lady: "I'm a great man. A great man."

Black Student Darryl George Is Suspended Over Locs Again

Darryl George, who wears locs, had just returned to Barbers Hill High School in Texas after being sent to a disciplinary school. Officials suspended him over his hair again on Tuesday.

Alberto Fujimori Is Ordered Released From Prison in Peru

The ruling, which affirms a decision to reinstate a pardon, defies an order by an international court that former President Alberto Fujimori continue to serve his sentence for human rights violations.

A Hut-to-Hut Ski Tour in Colorado's Backcountry

A snowy journey in the San Juan Mountains yields sublime skiing, cozy nights and a serene, nearly spiritual, encounter with nature.

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