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Israel Approves Coalition Government, Ending Netanyahu’s 12-Year Reign
In a watershed moment for Israeli politics, a precarious coalition ousted Benjamin Netanyahu as prime minister. Naftali Bennett formally replaced him.
Yair Lapid, a centrist leader, is set to take Mr. Bennett’s place after two years, if their fragile government can hold together that long.
Dan Balilty for The New York Times
Netanyahu, ‘King of Israel,’ Exits a Stage He Dominated
Israel’s longest-serving prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu sidelined efforts to resolve the Palestinian conflict but opened relations with four Arab countries.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s road through Israel’s history, in pictures.
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Why the Mexico City Metro Collapsed
A Times investigation shows the serious construction flaws and political pressure behind a tragedy that threatens two of Mexico’s most prominent figures.
Leer en español: Por qué colapsó la Línea 12 del metro de Ciudad de México.
G7 Summit Ends With Agreement on Global Minimum Tax and Common Threats
The world’s wealthiest large democracies stressed the need for drastic action to end the pandemic, combat climate change and counter China. Catch up on the summit.
Pool photo by Jack Hill
As Biden Meeting Nears, Erdogan Softens His Stance
No longer enabled by former President Trump and with his economy in crisis, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey is moving to placate western leaders.
President Biden and the first lady, Jill Biden, had tea at Windsor Castle with Queen Elizabeth.
Apple Is Said to Have Turned Over Data on Trump’s White House Counsel
The company notified Donald McGahn last month that it had been subpoenaed for his account information three years ago and was barred from telling him.
The Trump administration’s leak investigation has placed tech giants at the center of a political firestorm.
F.D.A. Details Failures at Baltimore Plant That Led to Unusable Vaccine Doses
The F.D.A. offered the most extensive explanation to date of why it believes 75 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine cannot be safely used.
Coronavirus Updates
Experts warn that the drop in U.S. testing will make it harder to track outbreaks.
Judge dismisses Houston hospital workers’ lawsuit over vaccination mandate.
Tracking the Coronavirus ›
United States ›
On Jun. 12
14-day change
New cases8,314–31%
New deaths170–20%
U.S. vaccinations ›
At least
one dose
Fully
vaccinated
Total pop.
52%
43%
18 and up
64%
54%
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Other trackers: Choose your own places to track
States reopening
Vaccine development
The Secrets and Lies of the Vietnam War, Exposed in One Epic Document
With the Pentagon Papers revelations, the U.S. public’s trust in the government was forever diminished.
Associated Press
The Weekender: Bus Surfing for Kicks
A death-defying hobby delights thrill-seekers in Brazil. Also in this edition: the end of the wonder rug, and more men stepping out in dresses.
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Your Weekend Briefing
Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.
Listen to ‘The Sunday Read’
One writer’s facial hair experiment in quarantine led to a deep consideration of his Blackness.
Opinion: Listen to ‘The Argument’
Whose Pride is it, anyway? Examining the decision to bar uniformed police officers from Pride marches.
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Opinion
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Ezra Klein
What the Rich Don’t Want to Admit About the Poor
Why do we leave millions of people in poverty? The answer should make us uncomfortable.
Illustration by The New York Times; Photograph via Getty
Anand Giridharadas
Warren Buffett and the Myth of the ‘Good Billionaire’
You cannot be a billionaire in America without taking advantage of a system predicated on cruelty.
Robert M. Gates
We Cannot Afford to Turn Our Backs on Afghanistan
Alex Marzano-Lesnevich
The Healing Power of Queer Coming-of-Age Stories
Frank Bruni
Donald Trump Is Starving
Editors’ Picks
See New York Spring Back to Life
May 2021 was the turning point. We chronicled it, moment by moment, through the eyes of 15 young photographers.
Living Not Just by the Water, but Over and Even Below It
On Tennis: Unlikely Champion Wins French Open, and Thanks a Mentor
What to Know: Drugstore Loyalty Programs
Chloe Liu
Reporting for Wirecutter 💰
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Drugstore loyalty programs allow you to rack up points and coupons. But with the abundance of drugstores out there, which program should you pick?
Here’s who should sign up for each →
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