Biden administration

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Biden urges supreme court to block Texas’ near-total abortion ban
The justice department wrote in its plea that the law defies the supreme court’s major decisions on abortion rights

Guardian staff and agencies

19, Oct, 2021 @12:13 AM

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‘This is our last chance’: Biden urged to act as climate agenda hangs by a thread
Failure to pass legislation to cut emissions before the UN summit in Glasgow could be catastrophic for efforts to curb global heating

Oliver Milman in New York and Lauren Gambino in Washington

18, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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What’s actually in Biden’s Build Back Better bill? And how would it affect you?
Most Americans know the price tag but don’t know what’s actually in the bill. Here’s a crash course

Erum Salam

18, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Buttigieg warns Manchin of resistance to Biden’s climate plan: ‘It will cost lives’
White House has said clean energy provisions likely to be dropped from bill to secure support of Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema

Richard Luscombe

17, Oct, 2021 @3:43 PM

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Biden’s clean electricity program could be dropped from spending bill – report
Major part of the Biden administration’s climate agenda will ‘likely’ be cut from the massive budget bill pending in Congress, New York Times reports

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

16, Oct, 2021 @1:00 AM

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Biden to reinstate Trump-era ‘Remain in Mexico’ migrant policy
DoJ says reinstatement depends on approval from Mexican government as critics say news is ‘appalling’

Amanda Holpuch

15, Oct, 2021 @6:57 PM

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Biden meets Kenyatta as Pandora papers leak swirls around world leaders
US president raised issue of financial transparency and accountability with Kenyan counterpart, says White House

Luke Harding

14, Oct, 2021 @5:44 PM

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Cop26: world poised for big leap forward on climate crisis, says John Kerry
Exclusive: upbeat US climate envoy anticipates big announcements from key players at Glasgow talks

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

11, Oct, 2021 @11:03 PM

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Indigenous protesters urge Biden to stop approving fossil fuel projects
Demonstrators at Washington event want the president to declare the climate crisis a national emergency

Maya Yang

11, Oct, 2021 @9:06 PM

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John Roberts is no longer the leader of his own court. Who, then, controls it?
Chief justice no longer sits in supreme court’s ideological center and has lost the power to cast the deciding vote in any ruling

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

11, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Supreme court, Facebook, Fed: three horsemen of democracy’s apocalypse | Robert Reich
These unaccountable bodies hold increasing sway over US government. Their abuses of power affect us all

Robert Reich

10, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Biden administration fights to keep details of CIA torture of detainee secret
Supreme court to hear case of Abu Zubaydah, a Palestinian held at Guantánamo Bay and allegedly tortured at a ‘black site’ in Poland

Staff and agencies in Washington

06, Oct, 2021 @2:30 PM

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