US Catch-up: Trump at the fair and Bitcoin in limbo

Some things you need to know for the week ahead in the US

Donald Trump: Potential Republican voters flocked to watch the Republican candidate hopeful at the Iowa State Fair. Picture: Getty

The big carbon clean-up

The Biden administration is betting big on technology that pulls carbon out of the air as it seeks to promote innovation by grouping companies and researchers into hubs. Texas and Louisiana are home to proposed projects that will receive a $1.2 billion slice. The direct air capture industry is young but officials say the potential is remarkable. The amount of carbon dioxide to be removed from the atmosphere is equivalent to ...