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Supreme Court curtails EPA’s authority to fight climate change

 at 12:57 p.m. (updated at 2:48 p.m.)

In a 6-3 decision that may limit agency power across the federal government, the court held that Congress did not clearly authorize the EPA to adopt broad rules to lower carbon emissions from power plants. 

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The Supreme Court on June 20. (Katie Barlow)

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Divided court allows Biden to end Trump’s “remain in Mexico” asylum policy

 at 1:13 p.m. (updated at 4:53 p.m.)

In Biden v. Texas, the court ruled 5-4 that the Biden administration can revoke the policy, which requires asylum seekers to stay in Mexico while they wait for a hearing in U.S. immigration court.

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Jackson becomes first Black woman to serve on Supreme Court as Breyer steps down

at 2:06 p.m.

Just after the court issued its final opinions for the term, Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the 104th associate justice of the Supreme Court.