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Manchin Vows to Block Democratic Voting Rights Bill and Preserve Filibuster

Manchin Vows to Block Democratic Voting Rights Bill and Preserve Filibuster

By Jonathan Weisman

Senator Joe Manchin III, Democrat of West Virginia, appeared to slam the door on the far-reaching measure when he wrote that he would not vote for any partisan voting bill.

C.I.A. Scrambles for New Approach in Afghanistan

C.I.A. Scrambles for New Approach in Afghanistan

By Mark Mazzetti and Julian E. Barnes

The rapid withdrawal of U.S. troops has left the agency seeking ways to maintain its intelligence-gathering, war-fighting and counterterrorism operations in the country.

Offshore Wind Farms Show What Biden's Climate Plan Is Up Against

Offshore Wind Farms Show What Biden's Climate Plan Is Up Against

By Ivan Penn

The U.S. has fallen way behind Europe partly because of an old shipping law and opposition from homeowners and fishing groups.

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ICE Meant to Capture Drug Lords. Did It Snare Duped Seniors?

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ICE Meant to Capture Drug Lords. Did It Snare Duped Seniors?

By Zolan Kanno-Youngs

Operation Cocoon aimed to disrupt international drug trafficking rings, but critics say it has left unwitting elderly "mules" in foreign prisons.

We're Finally Starting to Revolt Against the Cult of Ambition

Opinion | Guest Essay

We're Finally Starting to Revolt Against the Cult of Ambition

By Kelli María Korducki

Naomi Osaka has given a public face to a growing, and long overdue, rebellion.

Today's Videos

Israeli Security Forces Clash With Protesters in East Jerusalem

Video Video: Israeli Security Forces Clash With Protesters in East Jerusalem

By The Associated Press

The security forces fired stun grenades at demonstrators rallying in East Jerusalem in support of several leading Palestinian activists who were arrested in the area on Sunday.

British Tourists Rush Home From Portugal Ahead of New Quarantine

Video Video: British Tourists Rush Home From Portugal Ahead of New Quarantine

By The Associated Press

Thousands of Britons scrambled to leave over the weekend, even paying extra to rebook flights, in an effort to beat the Tuesday deadline for a new quarantine order Britain imposed on those returning from Portugal.

Ferry Carrying 100 Passengers Runs Aground in Brooklyn

Video Video: Ferry Carrying 100 Passengers Runs Aground in Brooklyn

By Storyful

Passengers were evacuated from the Seastreak ferry on Saturday after it ran aground near Bushwick Inlet Park. One crew member was injured.

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