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U.S. Supreme Court limits federal power to curb carbon emissions
US & Canada · Washington

U.S. Supreme Court limits federal power to curb carbon emissions

55% Center coverage: 216 sources
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday imposed limits on the federal government's authority to issue sweeping regulations to reduce carbon emissions from power plants in a ruling that will undermine President Joe Biden's plans to tackle climate change. The court's 6-3 ruling restricted the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal- and gas-fired power plants under the landmark Clean Air Act anti-pollution law. Biden's administration is currently working on new regulations.See the Story
Supreme Court allows Biden to end Trump-era 'Remain in Mexico' policy
US & Canada · Washington

Supreme Court allows Biden to end Trump-era 'Remain in Mexico' policy

56% Center coverage: 156 sources
Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) program forces asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico for the duration of their immigration proceedings. The Trump administration sent an estimated 70,000 people back to Mexico. Since early December 2021, under what immigration advocates call MPP 2.0, the Biden administration has sent back far fewer.See the Story
Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in as Supreme Court's first Black woman
Ketanji Brown Jackson · Washington

Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in as Supreme Court's first Black woman

47% Center coverage: 116 sources
Ketanji Brown Jackson, 51, is the court's 116th justice. Justice Stephen Breyer's retirement took effect at noon. Jackson, a federal judge since 2013, will be the first Black woman to serve as a justice. She will be joining three women, Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan and Amy Coney Barrett.See the Story

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Vaccinations · Washington

FDA: Omicron-specific boosters must target new strains

80% Center coverage: 20 sources
Omicron variant is different enough that it's time to change the vaccines. The FDA still has to weigh in and decide what versions of the coronavirus will be in the shot. A switch to omicron-containing jabs may give people an extra layer of protection for the upcoming winter.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

U.S. Supreme Court nixes religious challenge to New York vaccine mandate

55% Center coverage: 20 sources
New York is one of three states, along with Maine and Rhode Island, that do not accommodate health care workers who object to the vaccine on religious grounds. The court's action follows a decision in December in which the justices declined an emergency request to halt the requirement. Three conservative justices dissented earlier and did so again Thursday.See the Story
Europe · Washington

Biden: US will support Ukraine ‘as long as it takes’ to win war

Coverage: 15 sources
US President Joe Biden announces $800 million in new weapons for Ukraine. He says the United States will support Kyiv "as long as it takes" in its war against Russia. Biden spoke before returning to Washington after the NATO summit and a meeting of G7 leaders earlier in Germany.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

American Heart Association adds sleep duration to heart health checklist

67% Center coverage: 12 sources
The American Heart Association has added sleep duration to its list of components for cardiovascular health. Sleep, as well as a healthy diet, participation in physical activity, avoidance of nicotine round out the eight "essential" categories. A 2020 survey of U.S. adults found that 14.5% of Americans had trouble falling asleep most days or every day.See the Story
Business · Washington

U.S. adds 'Cryptoqueen' to most-wanted list over alleged $4 billion fraud

92% Center coverage: 12 sources
A German citizen accused of defrauding investors out of $4 billion by selling a fake cryptocurrency called OneCoin has been added to the FBI's list of its ten most-wanted fugitives, U.S. officials said on Thursday. See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Five takeaways from Biden’s trip to attend G-7, NATO meetings

50% Center coverage: 6 sources
NATO leaders left Madrid with a renewed sense of purpose after years of wavering on how to approach Russia. Leaders openly warned against the growing fatigue and disinterest in the war as their populations turn away. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged NATO leaders to help him regain the initiative.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Read full text: Supreme Court decision curbing EPA climate powers

67% Left coverage: 3 sources
The Supreme Court on Thursday curbed the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ability to regulate climate change, setting limits on how the agency can deal with power plants. See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Filmmaker says ‘rational conversation’ with Trump not possible after Jan. 6

67% Left coverage: 3 sources
A filmmaker whose clips of the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol insurrection and interviews with members of the Trump family gained national attention as part of the House panel investigation into the attack said it’s no longer possible to have a “rational conversation” with former President Trump. See the Story

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