The Morning Dispatch

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China Continues to Test U.S.-Philippine Relations

An update on the goings on in the South China Sea.

GOP Debate IV: Endgame

The one where the candidates lost the plot.

Ukraine Funding at Impasse over Immigration

The debate about the supplemental funding plan goes off the rails.

Crossing the Red Sea

Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis attack commercial vessels and Western interests.

An Indian Murder-for-Hire Plot

Plus: Remembering Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.

Pax Kissinger

Remembering America’s most (in)famous diplomat.

Headed for the Exits

Is it the quantity or quality of retiring members of Congress that really matters?

Right Back Where We Started From

A wild few days at OpenAI exposed fault lines in the world of tech.

A Day of Ire

What led to the largest riot in Ireland in decades.

A Weekend on the Edge

Plus: A look at the presidential election in Argentina.

A Dispatch Thanksgiving

Some news, some food, and a whole lot to be thankful for.

Over the River and Through the Recession

Despite the malaise, the U.S. economy continues to defy expectations.

Autumn of War

Has Ukraine’s war against Russia turned into a stalemate?

Good Will Hunter

The legal case against the president’s son heats up.

Here Xi Comes

Joe Biden and Xi Jinping reunite in California.

Rung by Rung

Speaker Mike Johnson’s ‘laddered’ continuing resolution passes the House with bipartisan support.