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Child Migrant Who Died in C.B.P. Custody Was Seen by Medical Staff 11 Times
Initial findings in an internal investigation suggest the child was not provided with proper care. The acting head of the agency said changes to procedures had been made.
How to Enforce a Debt Deal: Through ‘Meat-Ax’ Cuts Nobody Wants
The debt-limit legislation includes a provision meant to force both sides to pass additional bills following through on their deal: the threat of automatic cuts if they fail to do so.
Ron DeSantis Avoids Talking About Florida’s Abortion Ban in New Hampshire
As he traversed socially conservative Iowa this week, the 2024 contender highlighted his state’s six-week ban. But now, in more moderate New Hampshire, he is shying from the subject.
Biden Notches Win on Debt Ceiling Deal, but Lets Others Boast
President Biden brokered a debt limit deal by following instincts developed through long, hard and sometimes painful experience in Washington.
Let’s Smash the College Admissions Process
If affirmative action goes, bigger changes are necessary.
Recording of Trump Underscores Growing Evidence in Documents Case
A conversation in which the former president is said to have acknowledged that he could not declassify a sensitive document could undercut a defense he has offered.
Russian Missiles Kill 3 in Kyiv, Including Mother and 9-Year-Old Girl
They were among three people killed in a Russian missile attack, officials said. Ukraine opened an investigation, as Russians described shelling and evacuations in border regions.
The Case of the Disappearing Debt Disaster
One secret ingredient: Republicans don’t care about policy
Biden Is Said to Pick Mandy Cohen to Lead C.D.C.
The president’s choice for the job, Dr. Mandy Cohen, would replace Dr. Rochelle Walensky, who is stepping down at the end of the month.
Senate Leaders Race to Avert a Default
Also, we’re covering Russia’s increased attacks on Kyiv. Here’s the latest at the end of Thursday.
A Black Girl Won the 1908 Spelling Bee. Her Family Is Searching for Her Medal.
At 14, Marie C. Bolden became the champion of what is believed to be the first national spelling competition in the United States. Her victory prompted a backlash.
Ukraine’s Future Ties to NATO Are Main Topic as Western Nations Meet
The question of how to guarantee Ukrainian security loomed over a meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Norway and a gathering of European leaders in Moldova.
With Hannah Gadsby’s ‘It’s Pablo-matic,’ the Joke’s on the Brooklyn Museum
The Australian comedian turns curator in a show about Picasso’s complicated legacy. But it’s women artists the exhibition really shortchanges.
What Your Mustache Says About You
Why does every man who catches your eye have a mustache?
With a New, Improved ‘Einstein,’ Puzzlers Settle a Math Problem
Earlier this spring, tiling aficionados thought maybe they’d found the shape of their dreams. Now they’re certain.
Arizona Limits New Construction in Phoenix Area, Citing Shrinking Water Supply
Officials say there’s not enough groundwater for housing construction already approved, a glimpse of the challenges facing the West as climate change worsens.
Biden Trips and Falls at Air Force Commencement
The president was helped up and walked back to his seat after delivering a speech and handing out diplomas to graduates in Colorado Springs.
Forget Nouns. Verbs Are Where the Action Is.
When learning a language, people typically focus on nouns and adjectives first. But verbs are the real key.
Ron DeSantis Snaps at a Reporter: ‘Are You Blind?’
The Florida governor, who has frequently clashed with the press, was asked about taking questions from voters on the presidential campaign trail.
Trump and Cuomo Agree on One Thing: DeSantis Mishandled Covid
The two combative men from Queens have often been antagonists, but now they both see an opening to attack the Florida governor over his pandemic leadership.