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In August, President Biden met with Israel's then-Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. This will be Biden's first trip to Israel as president, but he has been there many times during his political career. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Biden is building on the Abraham Accords, part of Trump's legacy in the Middle East

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Abortion rights opponents hold signs outside the Supreme Court on June 27, 2022. Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Who and what is behind abortion ban trigger law bills? Two groups laid the groundwork

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Lou Reed, photographed at the opening of his photography exhibit at the Gallery at Hermes on Jan. 19, 2006 in New York. Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images hide caption

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The New York Public Library honors Lou Reed with a new exhibition

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A Covid-19 testing site stands on a Brooklyn street corner in April. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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A new dominant omicron strain in the U.S. is driving up cases — and reinfections

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