CVS and Walgreens will start selling abortion pills this month

Federal Probes, Sick Animals, and Fed-Up Vets: The Miami Seaquarium Is on the Brink of Collapse

Ukraine Update: Thousands defy Putin to attend Navalny’s funeral

Donald Trump says Greg Abbott is ‘absolutely’ on vice president short list

Is Biden ‘Too Old’? State of the Union Speech Will Serve as Crucial Test For Many Voters

Cartoon: Mitch McConnell passes the torch

Abbreviated Pundit Roundup: Focus on Trump trials from Liz Cheney and Nikki Haley

Clarence Thomas’ new clerk was accused of racist rhetoric. Enter right-wing revisionism

Senate Republicans kick off their food fight for next leader

Shocker! Trump’s Truth Social co-founders say he’s screwing them over

Trump is encouraging threats to judges. And it’s no accident

ICYMI: Hunter Biden shows his might, CNN does right, and Jim Jordan loves to gaslight

Mitt Romney says what other Republicans won’t: He’s not voting Trump

CNN does it right, cutting off Trump in the middle of lie-riddled speech

Louisiana’s solution to gun violence? More guns

GOP congressman demands president’s family be left alone. No, not that family

Cartoon: Moses Mike Johnson

Cartoon: Justice evaded

Cartoon: Mitch’s legacy

Hunter Biden absolutely owned Republicans in his testimony

Biden and Trump both spoke at the border. Only one looked presidential

Morning Digest: Republican turned independent turned Libertarian seeks GOP nod for Senate

Cartoon: Tools

Abbreviated Pundit Roundup: Michigan primary vote still sinking in

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Federal Probes, Sick Animals, and Fed-Up Vets: The Miami Seaquarium Is on the Brink of Collapse

Black mold growing in a penguin enclosure. Flamingos confined in a cage near stagnant, algal, murky water. A dolphin found with a nail in its throat, another with a broken bolt in…

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Is Biden ‘Too Old’? State of the Union Speech Will Serve as Crucial Test For Many Voters

President Biden is huddled with his closest advisors this weekend at Camp David in Maryland’s Blue Ridge Mountains honing his State of the Union speech. It’s the same warmup routine he used…

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Fatal Neutrality: Lumumba, the CIA, and the Cold War

In 1960, the Congo gained independence from Belgium. Patrice Lumumba was elected prime minister and Joseph Kasavubu president. Within a year, Lumumba was deposed and assassinated. This week on Deconstructed, executive editor…

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Lawmakers Fault Defense Secretary Austin for Failure of Leadership Over Secret Hospital Stay

(WASHINGTON) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin faced pointed bipartisan criticism at a congressional hearing Thursday for his failure to promptly notify President Joe Biden and other U.S. leaders about his hospital stay…

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Alabama Court Rules Frozen Embryos Made by IVF Are “Children”

An embryologist prepares some eggs for thawing on Nov. 11, 2014, in Rockville, M.D. The Washington Post via Getty Images In a ruling that reads more like a theocrat’s sermon, the Alabama…

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Democrats Are About To Discover How Much They Needed Mitch McConnell

This article is part of The D.C. Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox. To liberals, Mitch McConnell is a dastardly master of…

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Biden’s Annual Physical Exam Will Be Closely Monitored During Reelection Campaign

BETHESDA, Md. — President Joe Biden spent about 2 1/2 hours at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Wednesday for an annual physical that will be closely watched as the 81-year-old…

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In Michigan, a Win and a Warning for Biden

This article is part of The D.C. Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox. Two parallel truths danced around each other Tuesday in…

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Nowhere Left to Go in Gaza as Israel’s Ground Assault on Rafah Looms

On Friday, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced plans for a ground invasion of Rafah, where at least 1.3 million Palestinians are sheltering; the vast majority are refugees who have fled their…

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