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    Biden’s Dilemmas, Part 1: Punishing Saudi Arabia

    Biden’s Dilemmas, Part 1: Punishing Saudi Arabia

    Joe Biden has had harsh words for the Saudis and the kingdom’s de facto leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

    It appeared that the period of appeasement toward the Saudis in the Trump administration was over. But the Biden administration’s inaction over a report that implicated the crown prince in the 2018 killing of the dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi has disappointed many of his allies.

    Today, the first of a two-part look at what we’re learning about the Biden administration. First, a look at its approach to Saudi Arabia.

    • 26 min
    How Close Is the Pandemic’s End?

    How Close Is the Pandemic’s End?

    It’s been almost a year since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic.

    And the virus is persisting: A downward trend in the U.S. caseload has stalled, and concern about the impact of variants is growing. Yet inoculations are on the rise, and the F.D.A. has approved Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine, the third to be approved in the U.S.

    Today, we check in on the latest about the coronavirus.

    • 30 min
    Can Bill Gates Vaccinate the World?

    Can Bill Gates Vaccinate the World?

    When the coronavirus pandemic hit, the Microsoft founder Bill Gates was the most powerful and provocative private individual operating within global public health.
    Today, we look at the role he has played in public health and his latest mission: procuring Covid-19 vaccines for countries in the developing world.

    • 31 min
    The $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Plan

    The $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Plan

    The Senate is preparing to vote on another stimulus bill — the third of the pandemic.
    The bill has the hallmarks of a classic stimulus package: money to help individual Americans, and aid to local and state governments. It also contains provisions that would usher in long-term structural changes that have been pushed for many years by Democrats.
    Today, we explore the contours of the Biden administration’s stimulus bill and look at the competing arguments.

    • 23 min
    Texas After the Storm

    Texas After the Storm

    Even as the cold has lifted and the ice has melted in Texas, the true depth of the devastation left by the state’s winter storm can be difficult to see.
    Today, we look at the aftermath through the eyes of Iris Cantu, Suzanne Mitchell and Tumaini Criss — three women who, after the destruction of their homes, are reckoning with how they are going to move forward with their lives.

    • 28 min
    The Sunday Read: ‘Sigrid Johnson Was Black. A DNA Test Said She Wasn’t’

    The Sunday Read: ‘Sigrid Johnson Was Black. A DNA Test Said She Wasn’t’

    It all started when Sigrid E. Johnson was 62. She got a call from an old friend, asking her to participate in a study about DNA ancestry tests and ethnic identity. She agreed.

    Ms. Johnson thought she knew what the outcome would be. When she was 16, her mother told her that she had been adopted as an infant. Her biological mother was an Italian woman from South Philadelphia, and her father was a Black man.

    The results, however, told a different story.

    Today on The Sunday Read, what the growth in DNA testing, with its surprises and imperfections, means for people’s sense of identity.

    • 47 min

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