In barely a week in office, President Biden has moved to rejoin the Paris climate accord, halt the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, impose new limits on oil and gas production and mandate climate change as a priority across every federal agency.
The Persian Gulf transactions, along with other last-minute Trump administration approvals of weapons transfers to Egypt and the Philippines, had drawn the attention of lawmakers who objected to earlier arms transfers and what they saw as efforts to circumvent congressional objections.
Skeptics ticked off long lists of alleged mistakes and broken promises, a policy of “dithering and delays,” as a leader of the Scottish National Party put it. On many days, Britain has the highest per capita death toll in the world.
The announcement comes after a months-long battle over former president Donald Trump's failed attempt to exclude undocumented immigrants from state population data, which is used to calculate how many House seats each state gets for the next 10 years.
One in 7 adults say their households don't have enough to eat — a persistent crisis made worse by the pandemic. The Post went to four states to spend time with people living with hunger and the people trying to help.
State officials narrowed the choices for expanding the Capital Beltway and Interstate 270 to four new high-occupancy toll lanes — two in each direction — to both highways. The state also committed to building sidewalks, bike paths and trail connections, officials said.