Southwest states have bought time with an agreement between California, Arizona and Nevada to cut Colorado River water use by about 14%. Now comes the hard part.
After the Supreme Court overturned the Obama administration’s strategy for reducing power plant carbon emissions in 2022, the Biden administration is taking a narrower but still ambitious approach.
Carbon capture and storage could keep fossil fuel power plants running under newly proposed federal emissions standards, but it faces high hurdles.
Even if you don’t live near farm country, you’ve got a stake in the upcoming farm bill – including what kind of farms your tax dollars support.
If the US fails to increase its debt ceiling by June 1, it could be forced into an embarrassing – and hugely costly – default on its obligations.
The ‘Washington Declaration’ unveiled during the state visit by South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol gives Seoul a greater role in coordinating a nuclear response strategy.
No US president has ever attended a British royal coronation – but history shows that they signal intent by whom they choose to go in their stead.
The meeting is just the second US state visit during the Biden administration. It comes as Washington and Seoul face common concerns.
An accounting expert points out that income Americans previously thought was invisible to the IRS will now be tallied up and reported by Venmo and similar apps.
‘Extensive use’ of detention led to tragic fire, according to the UN special rapporteur for migrant rights. US-Mexico policy has fueled the growth.
Analysis of the 10 years in which the US banned sales of assault weapons shows that it correlates with a drop in mass shooting deaths – a trend that reversed as soon as the ban expired.
Biden vowed ‘no more drilling on federal lands,’ but Russia’s war on Ukraine and pressures at home are hard to ignore.
Protecting old and mature trees is the simplest and least expensive way to pull carbon out of the atmosphere – but proposed logging projects threaten mature stands across the US.
The Supreme Court is considering the legality of the Biden administration’s student loan forgiveness plan and whether the administration had the power to offer debt forgiveness in the first place.
An estimated 40 million borrowers could be affected by a pair of cases before the Supreme Court that could block the Biden administration’s plan to cancel student debt.
With the expiration of a pandemic-era restriction, the Biden administration is set to impose a new rule to curtail immigration at the US-Mexico border.
President Biden outlined his achievements in key policy areas and sketched out his plans for the rest of his term in office.
How does a State of the Union speech get written? A former White House presidential speechwriter describes the many hands in this process.
If the EV transition focuses exclusively on drivers in privately owned cars, it won’t meet many Americans’ mobility needs, particularly in underserved communities.
The Congress that ended on Jan. 3, 2023, had 15 vacancies, a rate unmatched since the 1950s. If that rate continues, whoever leads the now-closely divided House will face trouble.