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Discussing Dobbs With an Abortion Rights Champion of the ’70s

A little over 50 years ago, Nancy Stearns, a young lawyer, was presenting a case in New York with a bold legal assertion: that the right to abortion was fundamental to equal rights for women. She never got to conclude her argument — first New York changed the law, then came Roe v. Wade. Now,…

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…

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…

A New Podcast From The Times: First Person

First Person is the newest show from New York Times Opinion. Each week, host Lulu Garcia-Navarro shares the stories of people living through the headlines. In this episode, Lulu asks: Are parents’ rights truly rights for all parents, no matter their politics? Parental rights. It’s a term that burst into the public consciousness in recent…

What the Jan. 6 Hearings Have Revealed So Far

This episode contains strong language. The House committee that was tasked with scrutinizing the events surrounding the attack at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 is holding a series of public hearings. Testimony from key figures has explored a campaign by former President Donald J. Trump and his allies to subvert American democracy and…

The Claws of a Bear Market

The meteoric rise of the U.S. stock market over the past two years has come to an abrupt end. A steep downturn recently has led to what’s known as a bear market. But what does that mean, and why might policymakers have to hurt the economy to help it in the long term? Guest: Jim…

Senator Chris Murphy on the Bipartisan Gun Safety Deal

The Senate has reached a bipartisan deal that could lead to the most significant federal response to gun violence in decades. Senator Chris Murphy, Democrat of Connecticut, was deeply involved in the negotiations. Today, he tells us how news of the shooting in Uvalde, Texas, left him with a feeling of desperation — and renewed…

The Incomplete Picture of the War in Ukraine

In the nearly four months since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the United States has been giving officials in Kyiv a steady stream of intelligence to aid them in the fight. But what is becoming clear is that the Ukrainians are not returning the favor. Guest: Julian E. Barnes, a national security reporter for The…