Month: June 2022

How Long Will Europe Support Ukraine?

At the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, European leaders painted the battle in stark moral terms, imposing harsh sanctions against Russia and talking about President Volodymyr Zelensky as a hero. But as the war drags on, different conversations have taken place behind the scenes to consider what Ukraine might need to give up to…

An Explosive Jan. 6th Hearing

On Jan. 6, 2021, when supporters of Donald Trump stormed the Capitol, Cassidy Hutchinson was at work in the White House alongside her boss, Mark Meadows, then the chief of staff. Her stunning testimony has provided a fly-on-the-wall account of what Mr. Trump knew about the events that day. Guest: Luke Broadwater, a congressional reporter…

The U.S. Abortion Map

In the days since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, states have rushed to either ban, restrict or protect abortion. The different approaches have created a fragmented, patchwork map of America. Guest: Margot Sanger-Katz, a domestic correspondent covering health care for The New York Times. Want more from The Daily? For one big idea…

Inside Four Abortion Clinics the Day Roe Ended

This episode contains strong language and mentions sexual assault. The Supreme Court decision on Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade sent abortion clinics into a tailspin. That day Rosenda, a receptionist at a family planning clinic in Arizona, spent eight hours on the phone telling women the clinic could no longer help them. “I wanted…

The Sunday Read: ‘How Houston Moved 25,000 People From the Streets Into Homes of Their Own’

Michael Kimmelman, the architecture critic of The New York Times, traveled to Houston to observe an approach to chronic homelessness that has won widespread praise. Houston, the nation’s fourth-most populous city, has moved more than 25,000 homeless people directly into apartments and houses in the past decade, an overwhelming majority of whom remain housed after…

Special Episode: Roe v. Wade Is Overturned

The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, a ruling that eliminates women’s constitutional right to abortion after almost 50 years. “Roe was egregiously wrong from the start,” Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. wrote on behalf of the majority, while President Biden has denounced the court’s action as the “realization of extreme ideology.” In this special…

One Elite High School’s Struggle Over Admissions

A bitter debate about the criteria for enrolling students at Lowell, in California, has echoes of the soul-searching happening across the U.S. education system. Guest: Jay Caspian Kang, a writer for Times Opinion and The New York Times Magazine; and Jessica Cheung, a senior audio producer for The Daily.  Want more from The Daily? For…

Bonus: A Major Ruling on Guns

In the most sweeping ruling on firearms in decades, the Supreme Court struck down a New York law today that had placed strict limits on carrying guns outside the home. The decision has far-reaching implications, particularly for six other states that have similar laws limiting guns in public. This evening, we revisit an episode from…

The Supreme Court Case That Could Doom U.S. Climate Goals

While coming rulings on abortion and guns have garnered lots of attention, the Supreme Court is also set to make another major decision in a less-publicized suit involving climate change. The case, about how far the Environmental Protection Agency can regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, could affect the way the entire government makes…

How Biden’s Approval Rating Got So Low

During his campaign for president and in his first year in office, Joe Biden tried to be all things to all people. But trying to govern on behalf of such a broad political coalition has left his administration with something of an identity crisis. In alarming figures for Democrats ahead of the midterms, Mr. Biden’s…