The Morning Dispatch
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Netanyahu Hits Pause on Judicial Reforms
‘There is a lot of mistrust in Israel, from all sides.’
France Rages Over Pension Reforms
‘It’s perhaps not the moment to take a trip to Paris.’
House Passes Parental Rights Bill
Plus: A March Madness update after an exciting weekend of games. 🏀☘️
The Mirage of the FDIC’s $250,000 Limit
Plus: TikTok’s turn in the barrel.
Xi and Putin’s Burgeoning Bromance
Plus: The Federal Reserve forges ahead with its rate-hiking campaign despite turmoil in the banking sector.
Getting ‘Forever Chemicals’ Out of the Water Supply
Plus: Biden vetoes GOP-led bill on ESG investing.
Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg appears on the verge of indicting the former president. But should he?
U.S. Getting More Serious About a TikTok Ban
Plus: Grand slams ⚾, Pong 🏓, and a March Madness update 🏀!
French Pension Reform Muscled Through
Facing potential defeat, Macron sidesteps the National Assembly.
American Submarines Headed Down Under
Plus: Last chance to enter the TMD March Madness pool!
Inflation Sticking Around
The Federal Reserve faces twin challenges as prices continue to rise while the banking system wobbles.
Alaskan Oil and National Politics
Plus: The TMD NCAA tournament pool is back!
The Second-Largest Bank Failure In U.S. History
The federal government tries to contain the fallout from Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse.
Protests in Georgia
Plus: Protests in Georgia.
A Renewed Push to Designate Mexican Drug Cartels as Terrorist Organizations
Plus: What’s going on with schoolgirls in Iran?
McCarthy Puts Republicans in a January 6 Bind
Fox News’ Tucker Carlson debuts his latest round of January 6 revisionist history.