NAIROBI, Kenya — President Biden signed an executive order on Friday threatening sweeping new sanctions against leaders in the widening war in northern Ethiopia, the strongest effort yet by the United States to halt the fighting and allow urgently needed humanitarian aid to flow into the region. The administration hasContinue Reading

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced its plan for oil and gas drilling off the coasts of the United States, closing off the possibility of new leases in the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic Oceans but allowing potential new lease sales in both the Gulf of Mexico and the Cook InletContinue Reading

On his first day in office, President Biden recommitted the United States to the Paris climate agreement, noting in his inaugural address “a cry for survival comes from the planet itself. A cry that can’t be any more desperate or any more clear.” He promised an intense focus on theContinue Reading

WASHINGTON — One by one, the tools available to President Biden to fight climate change are being stripped away. After a Supreme Court decision on Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency will have less authority to limit carbon dioxide from power plants, a major source in this country of the pollutionContinue Reading

MADRID — President Biden condemned what he called the “outrageous behavior” of the Supreme Court in deciding to overturn Roe v. Wade on Thursday and said for the first time that he supported ending the filibuster to codify a woman’s right to abortion. “We have to codify Roe v. WadeContinue Reading

President Biden waits for the start of a roundtable meeting at the NATO summit in Madrid. He announced the U.S. would increase its military presence in Europe. Susan Walsh/POOL/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Susan Walsh/POOL/AFP via Getty Images President Biden waits for the start of a roundtableContinue Reading

MUNICH — President Biden is leading an effort to manipulate the oil market at a scale the world has rarely seen, embracing cartel-like tactics in an aggressive but risky attempt to undermine Russia’s war effort in Ukraine. At the Group of 7 nations meeting this week in the Bavarian Alps,Continue Reading

Telfs-Buchen, Austria CNN  —  President Joe Biden arrived in Europe Saturday for a week of summits, where the grinding war in Ukraine – entering its fifth month and fading from Americans’ attention – will be thrust back to the forefront. The President touched down in Germany late Saturday local time.Continue Reading