California’s unprecedented effort to save the salmon

Campaigners release 1-million fish into the Pacific and plan to take down damns on Trinity and Klamath rivers to revive spawning grounds

Canada inflation hits 18-year high amid supply constraints

Hot inflation readings of the past six months are headache for governor Tiff Macklem

US school shooter pleads guilty to 17 murder charges

Prosecutors vow to seek death penalty for Nikolas Cruz over mass shooting at high school in Florida in 2018

Los Angeles, the trade gateway to the US

Goods moving from the port to the rest of the country make for a vast set of workers and industries

Giant South American hydro dam risks drying up

Itaipu hydroelectric plant on the Parana River records its lowest output since 2005 as severe drought grips the region

El Salvador says bitcoin won’t hinder $1.3bn IMF deal

Central bank says cryptocurrency will enable more payment methods in a nation where more than three-quarters of  citizens are unbanked

Covid-19 victim Colin Powell leaves mixed legacy

Powell, the first black US secretary of state, died at 84 due to complications from Covid-19

Jeff Bezos misled Congress about how Amazon used client data, US legislators say

Amazon representatives, including Bezos, have told Congress they have a policy against using individual seller data to compete against those sellers or craft ...

Former US secretary of state Colin Powell dies at 84

A decorated soldier, Powell died due to complications from Covid-19 while being treated at Walter Reed National Medical Center, his family said

Low-income US homeowners face uncertainty over mortgages

Scores near the end of forbearance plans to halt loan payments, presenting a test for service firms

US to lift curbs from November 8 for vaccinated foreign travellers

The White House will lift Covid-19 travel restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign nationals from November. 8, ending historic restrictions that barred much ...

US overhauls flood insurance on climate-shifted weather patterns

The US Federal Emergency Management Agency is overhauling  insurance rules to better reflect the real risks facing homeowners

FDA panel unanimously backs Moderna booster jabs for high-risk people

Committee will weigh whether to make a similar recommendation for Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine on Friday

Joe Biden enlists private sector to help ease supply chain bottlenecks

US president calls for round-the-clock operations at ports to clear backlog of roughly 500,000 containers

Fed tapering poised to start as early as mid-November, minutes show

Fed lays out plan to reduce bond purchases and flags inflation worries

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