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US President Joe Biden’s efforts to enforce environmental regulation in the world’s second-most polluting country have been dealt a major blow by a Supreme Court ruling on air pollution. The decision from the currently right-leaning court rules in favour of challengers seeking to curb the power of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate pollution
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At least 40 people have been found dead inside a lorry in Texas, the state’s governor Greg Abbott has confirmed. Citing a source close to the investigation, San Antonio’s WOAI TV said the dead were believed to be migrants and the truck was found next to railroad tracks in the city’s Southwest Side neighbourhood. Mr
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On the corner of a street in Jackson, Mississippi, America’s reckoning with abortion is up close and raw. The entrance to the car park at the Jackson Women’s Health Organisation is always an intense place. But today it’s on another level. As cars pull in with patients arriving for appointments, anti-abortion activists offer direct and
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Joe Biden is continuing to look for “solutions” after the US Supreme Court overturned the right to access an abortion in a history-making decision that has divided opinion across the country. The president has said his administration will look to police how states enforce bans on the procedure. Some White House officials have already signalled
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Protests are continuing in cities and towns across America after the Supreme Court stripped away constitutional protection for those seeking abortions. The court overturned the landmark ruling of Roe v Wade, a move that is likely to lead to bans on abortions in roughly half of states. Pregnant women considering abortions were already dealing with
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