'We can't wait any longer': Biden announces plan to tackle 'existential' climate crisis – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In a sharp 180-degree turn from the Trump administration, Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders to address the ’existential threat’ of the climate crisis. Biden insisted his climate Läs mer…

Morning mail: Biden declares ‘climate day’, Google’s news experiment, The Dry ends box office drought

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Good morning, here are the lead stories this Thursday – not that you can count on them showing up in a Google search. The federal government faces fresh conflict-of-interest Läs mer…

Doomsday clock panel welcomes Biden win but keeps hands at '100 seconds to midnight'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ measure of the world’s vulnerability to catastrophe, remains at 100 seconds to minute The election of Joe Biden could be a step towards Läs mer…

Joe Biden's 'climate day' of executive actions signals clean break with Trump

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sign up for the Guardian’s First Thing newsletter Joe Biden is to instruct the US government to pause and review all oil and gas drilling on federal land, eliminate Läs mer…

Biden turns attention to climate crisis with new executive orders today – live updates

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 5.16am EST05:16 Sen. Patrick Leahy home from hospital after falling ill at the Capitol last night 4.18am EST04:18 Biden to focus on environmental agenda today with Läs mer…

Biden signs four executive orders aimed at promoting racial equity – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The US president, Joe Biden, has signed four executive orders aimed at healing the racial divide in America, including one to curb the US government’s use of private prisons Läs mer…

Biden announces 'wartime' boost in vaccine supply – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Biden administration is increasing vaccination efforts with a goal of protecting 300 million Americans by early fall, as the administration surges deliveries to states for the next three Läs mer…

Biden vows to vaccinate 300m people in US by end of summer or early fall

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Joe Biden vowed on Tuesday to ramp up vaccination programs so that most of the US population is inoculated by the end of summer or early fall. “This will Läs mer…

Biden presses Putin on election interference and Navalny arrest in first call

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US and Russia agree to extend arms control treaty Biden raised concerns over several issues The US and Russia have agreed to extend an arms control treaty limiting their Läs mer…

Biden to sign new executive orders on his racial equity agenda– live updates

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 5.29am EST05:29 42 states reporting downward Covid infection trends but new variants concern experts 5.20am EST05:20 My Pillow chief Mike Lindell suspended from Twitter over false Läs mer…

Joe Biden appears to boost vaccination goal to 1.5m Americans per day

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Joe Biden on Monday appeared to boost his goal for coronavirus vaccinations in his first 100 days in office, suggesting that the nation could soon be vaccinating 1.5 million Läs mer…

New York Times fires editor targeted by rightwing critics over Biden tweet

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A row has broken out over accusations that a New York Times journalist was fired after being targeted by rightwing critics for tweeting she had “chills” at seeing Joe Läs mer…

Biden set to reverse Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in military

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Joe Biden is set to issue an executive order to reverse a Pentagon policy that largely bars transgender individuals from joining the US military, dumping a ban ordered by Läs mer…

Mitch McConnell 'plays the long game' to retain some power as it slips away

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Out of power in the chamber, the Republican now faces unruly politicians and pressure over how to handle Trump impeachment For Mitch McConnell, the top Republican in the Senate, Läs mer…

Schumer promises quick but fair trial as Trump impeachment heads to Senate

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ex-president forms legal team before February hearings Biden focuses on nominations and legislative priorities Trump plots revenge on Republicans who betrayed him The single article of impeachment against Donald Läs mer…

Trump impeachment: Nancy Pelosi to formally send article of impeachment to Senate today – live updates

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 4.22am EST04:22 Sarah Sanders to run for Arkansas governor – reports 4.06am EST04:06 Impeachment guide: how will Donald Trump’s second Senate trial unfold? Live feed Show Läs mer…

How Trump supporters are radicalised by the far right

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Far right “playbooks” teaching white nationalists how to recruit and radicalise Trump supporters have surfaced on the encrypted messaging app Telegram ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration. The documents, seen Läs mer…