Democracy Dies in Darkness
While President Biden has called climate change a “code red” crisis,  Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is poised to resist calls to ask financial regulators to rein in lending to the nation’s worst greenhouse-gas emitters. For now, Treasury officials appear unlikely to embrace the most dramatic steps pushed by climate advocates.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) declared that Republicans will not vote to increase the Treasury’s authority to continue borrowing. As he has before, he has essentially created a new rule out of whole cloth to justify his actions.
Members of the Ahmadi family look at the mangled remains of the car where Zemarai Ahmani was targeted on Aug. 29 in a U.S. drone strike. Ten people were killed. (Lorenzo Tugnoli for The Post)
The U.S. apology was welcomed. But they want someone held accountable for the attack that claimed 10 lives. Family members in interviews on Saturday expressed no visible animosity toward the United States government for killing their loved ones. But "forgiveness" may be too strong a word.
A small band of right-wing protesters decrying the treatment of the mob that overran the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 was dwarfed by hundreds of police and news reporters. Police said they made four arrests and seized two weapons.
Cris Wolf, 46, of San Francisco, works with Sasha Plotitsa at Formr Furniture in San Francisco. (Nikki Kahn for The Post)
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Emanuel, President Biden’s choice for ambassador to Japan, drew the hostility of many liberals during his long career. But some Senate Republicans say they will support his confirmation.
In Lincoln, Neb., members of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church worry that their way of worship is under threat. (Madeline Cass for The Post)
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With climate change in mind, some lawmakers want to see more people on bicycles.
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California firefighters are attempting to save General Sherman and other trees in Sequoia National Park by wrapping their bases in aluminum.
Women protest against the six-week abortion ban on Sept. 1 at the Texas State Capitol in Austin. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman/AP)
“I wanted to make sure that Texas didn’t get away with its bid to prevent this blatantly unconstitutional law from being tested,” a San Antonio physician wrote in an op-ed in The Washington Post.
Gabby Petito’s disappearance has galvanized online sleuths across social media platforms, especially TikTok, where the #gabbypetito hashtag has been viewed more than 200 million times.
A roadside memorial was established for Allison Hart in Northeast D.C. (David Van Horn)
Police said the slaying was domestic-related; a person of interest is in custody.
The judge said the woman appeared intoxicated on the stand, but her attorney and a prosecutor said she was anxious about facing the man accused of assaulting her.
Foraging is “like the adult Easter egg hunt, just going out and finding something. It’s very primal.”
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Get ready for Oktoberfests, outdoor festivals, including the H Street Festival, and free admission at local museums.