The deportation of Haitian migrants is a stark example of how President Biden has deployed some of the most aggressive approaches to immigration put in place by former President Donald J. Trump. WASHINGTON — The images could have come straight from former President Donald J. Trump’s immigration playbook: mounted Border Patrol agents rounding up desperate…

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The president’s assertion after the withdrawal from Afghanistan that the United States is not at war for the first time in 20 years ignored continued smaller-scale conflicts. WASHINGTON — President Biden declared to the United Nations on Tuesday that “for the first time in 20 years, the United States is not at war. We’ve turned…

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Regulators said that people over 65 or at high risk of severe Covid-19 were eligible for an extra shot, setting up a staggered national booster campaign. WASHINGTON — After weeks of internal strife at the Food and Drug Administration, the agency on Wednesday authorized people over 65 who had received Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine to get…

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Democrats are nearing a make-or-break moment for President Biden’s agenda, with party divisions imperiling top-priority legislation and fiscal crises looming. WASHINGTON — President Biden huddled with congressional Democrats on Wednesday to try to break through a potentially devastating impasse over his multitrillion-dollar domestic agenda, toiling to bridge intraparty divisions over an ambitious social safety net…

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But his plans face a tough road as pressure grows for big pharmaceutical companies to share their vaccine technologies with poorer nations. WASHINGTON — President Biden, declaring the coronavirus an “all-hands-on-deck crisis,” set out ambitious goals on Wednesday for ending the pandemic and urged world leaders, drug companies, philanthropies and nonprofit groups to embrace a…

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It has come to my attention that a number of dedicated citizens would like a break from worrying about the budget battle in Congress. Perhaps you’d prefer to spend a little time contemplating a different part of our democratic system. Something more fun, easier to understand and attention-grabbing, like … redistricting? Yes! While most of…

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At the close of 1933, The New York Times published an open letter from the British economist John Maynard Keynes to President Franklin Roosevelt offering both high praise and a dire warning. In the first nine months of his presidency, Keynes argued, Roosevelt had proved himself a hero to all those around the world who…

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France’s foreign minister described himself as “angry and bitter.” He called what President Biden had done “brutal.” But those harsh adjectives (in their English translation) meant nothing next to something else that the diplomat, Jean-Yves Le Drian, uttered late last week. He said that Biden’s decision to negotiate a secret submarine deal with Australia that…

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Mike Schroepfer, who leads the company’s artificial intelligence and other technical efforts, said he planned to transition into a role as a senior fellow. SAN FRANCISCO — In a rare change to Facebook’s top ranks, Mike Schroepfer, the chief technology officer and a longtime executive, plans to step down from his position next year, the…

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