The Biden administration is trying to protect the Saudi crown prince in the killing of a journalist

NPR’s Leila Fadel talks to The Associated Press’ Ellen Knickmeier about the administration’s attempt to shield the Saudi Arabian leader from a lawsuit over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Biden administration unveils plan to release 15 million barrels from US oil reserves

President Biden is set to announce on Wednesday that the US plans to withdraw 15 million barrels of oil from its strategic stockpile in December.

The Biden administration just changed the rules for student loan forgiveness: NPR

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona appeared alongside President Biden as he announced his plan for student loan relief on August 24. On Thursday, the administration quietly changed its guidelines on which borrowers are eligible for that relief. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption caption toggle Evan Vucci/AP U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona appeared alongside President … Read more

How former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s funeral could affect Japan’s current administration

Japan held a rare state funeral for former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who was assassinated in July. This could affect the country’s administration as it grapples with political and economic challenges.

The Biden administration aims to make nature a measurable part of the US economy

Environmental damage is a threat to the global economy, but is hardly counted in economic data such as GDP. The Biden administration is unveiling efforts to provide a more comprehensive accounting.

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