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Supreme Court curtails EPA’s authority to fight climate change

This article was updated on June 30 at 2:48 p.m. The Supreme Court on Thursday truncated the Environmental Protection Agency’s power to regulate greenhouse gases. The ruling may hamper President Joe Biden’s plan to fight climate change and could limit the

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Divided court allows Biden to end Trump’s “remain in Mexico” asylum policy

This article was updated on June 30 at 4:53 p.m. The Supreme Court on Thursday handed the Biden administration a major victory, giving it the green light to end one of the Trump administration’s signature immigration programs: the controversial “remain in

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Jackson becomes first Black woman to serve on Supreme Court as Breyer steps down

Just after the court issued its final opinions for the term, Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the 104th associate justice of the Supreme Court. Jackson is the first Black woman to serve on the high court and the fifth woman justice. She replaces... T

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“Clean-up” conference prompts three new grants, lots of separate writings

Before departing for the summer recess, the justices on Thursday issued orders from their private conference the day before. That conference was not one of the justices’ regularly scheduled conferences; instead, it was what is sometimes referred to as the

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