Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz. | Samuel Corum/Getty Images Federal watchdogs are asking lawmakers…

National Trust buys romantic landscape of Lorna Doone novel

It is a place of wooded valleys, tumbling rivers and rugged moorland that was immortalised in…

Australia has a problem with climate change denial. The message just isn’t getting through | Greg Jericho

An international survey of people’s news habits around the world reveals that Australians’ opinions on climate…

Senate unlikely to take up police reform bill until after July 4 recess

Demonstrators face off with New York City police officers. | Scott Heins/Getty Images The Senate is…

The Guardian view on natural history: children need to know

The lockdown edition of the BBC’s Springwatch ended on Friday, with a series of clips sent…

Reworking our economy for a post-coronavirus society | Letters

Your editorial (9 June) rightly calls for the post-coronavirus economy to be rebuilt in a fairer,…

Democrats oppose Pentagon policy nominee who called Obama a ‘terrorist leader’

Sen. Jack Reed. | Andrew Harnik, Pool/AP Photo By CONNOR O’BRIEN 06/15/2020 11:12 AM EDT Updated:…

Covid-19 pandemic is ‘fire drill’ for effects of climate crisis, says UN official

The coronavirus pandemic is “just a fire drill” for what is likely to follow from the…

Dems ask Bureau of Prisons for coronavirus update on staffers who manned protests

House Homeland Security Committee chairman Bennie Thompson. | Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo House Homeland Security Chairman Bennie…

Saving Canada’s wild salmon: rescuers pin hopes on fish ladder and salmon cannon

When Gord Sterritt walked to the dusty edge of a cliff in western Canada last summer,…