The Morning Dispatch

Every weekday Declan Garvey and Esther Eaton provide an essential news briefing—along with original reporting and analysis on the biggest stories.

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A U.S.-China Thaw in the Making?

Plus: The Texas House votes to impeach state Attorney General Ken Paxton.

An Anticlimactic End to the Debt Ceiling Saga

Plus: Revisiting Pakistan’s recent political upheaval.

International Outrage over Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law

Critics oppose the African country’s crackdown on homosexuality on both moral and practical grounds.

Nearing the End of the Debt Limit Saga

Plus: Erdoğan wins reelection in Turkey.

Happy Memorial Day

Reflecting on the solemn sacrifices men and women have made for this country.

The Debt Ceiling Clock Ticks On

Plus: Biden taps Gen. Charles “C.Q.” Brown as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

DeSantis Is In

Plus: Russia’s war hits home.

Lawmakers (Re)Introduce Immigration Reform

“Dignity” bill offers migrants legal pathways—if it passes.

Sen. Tim Scott Joins the Race

Plus: Vacant offices spell trouble for commercial real estate.

Leaders Focused on Russia, China at G7 Summit

Plus: Biden administration reverses course on F-16 jets to Ukraine.

The Durham Report

Plus: The Supreme Court punts on tech companies’ Section 230 protections.

Zelensky’s European Tour

With U.S. military aid on the verge of drying up, Ukrainians look elsewhere to shore up their defenses.

Artificial Intelligence’s Congressional Debut

Plus: Checking in on the jury system.

The Biden Family Business

House Republicans investigate shady business dealings involving the president’s family.

The Expiration of Title 42

The migrant surge came early.

Political Turmoil in Pakistan

Plus: A monumental election in Turkey.