According to a statement from the White House, Mr Biden will direct the Department of the Interior, which oversees public lands, to pause oil and gas drilling leases on federal lands and water “to the extent possible” and to launch a review of existing energy leases.
Nia Dennis says her floor routine was “a celebration of everything [black people] can do”.
The image of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders at Joe Biden’s inauguration, looking glum and wearing woollen mittens, has gone viral on social media.
They were made by Vermont woman Jen Ellis, who has since received thousands of orders for the same mittens.
She told Katy Kay and Christian Fraser about the whirlwind past week, and the special mittens she’s making to auction off for charity.
Steven Brandenburg admits he believed inoculation could harm people, prosecutors in Wisconsin say.
The new US president has called on a team of Ivy League-trained economists and lawyers to “heal” the economy.
The 83-year-old Hollywood royalty is also known as an active climate change campaigner.
Governor Gavin Newsom has lifted the state’s stay-at-home order as test positivity rates have fallen from 20% – at the height of the surge – to 8%. Deaths due to Covid-19 have not decreased. State residents can now dine outdoors and salons are allowed to open indoors.
The Oscar-nominated actor and his choreographer wife describe as “difficult” their decision to split.
To me, the question is – how do we make this the safest pipeline in the world? How do we make it environmentally friendly? TC Canada, my partner, is trying its very best to put its best foot forward to make this the safest pipeline, to make sure this pipeline is successful. There are other resources out there to make the world more safe, but we’re not there yet.
Visitors to the White House website can now choose gender neutral pronouns and titles such as Mx and “they”.