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Politics Jun 18WATCH: Biden announces 300 million COVID-19 shots given in 150 days
The president noted that 65 percent of adults have received at least one shot, setting the stage for most Americans to have a relatively normal summer as businesses reopen and employers hire.
World Jun 13Biden says ‘very gracious’ queen ‘reminded me of my mother’
Biden returned to the dais and he, the first lady and the white-gloved woman who has held the British throne for nearly 70 years watched the military march past before they went inside for tea. As they left the dais,…
Politics Jun 01WATCH: Biden marks Tulsa race massacre in emotional, graphic speech
Biden spoke in Tulsa on Tuesday of the hundreds of Black people killed by a white mob a century ago. He said he had “come to fill the silence” about one of the nation's darkest — and long suppressed —…
Politics May 24WATCH: White House waiting for GOP counteroffer on infrastructure
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said the president is “eager to engage" and would welcome more talks with the senators. But she said the Republicans have “a ways more to go” to find common ground.
Politics May 21WATCH: Biden holds press conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in
South Korean President Moon Jae-in hopes the meeting will lead to renewed diplomatic urgency to curb North Korea's nuclear program. The White House, however, is signaling that it is taking a longer view at the foreign policy challenge.
Politics May 20WATCH: Biden hails Israel-Hamas cease-fire, sees ‘opportunity’
President Joe Biden on Thursday hailed the impending cease-fire in the fighting between Israel and Hamas, saying he sees a “genuine opportunity” toward the larger goal of building a lasting peace in the Middle East.
Health May 02US to launch trade talks on COVID-19 vaccine distribution
The White House has been under pressure from lawmakers at home and governments abroad to join an effort to waive patent rules for the vaccines so that poorer countries can begin to produce their own generic versions of the shots…
Politics Apr 30WATCH: Biden celebrates Amtrak’s 50 years on the rails
As a U.S. senator, Biden was a fixture on Amtrak trains between his home in Wilmington, Delaware, and Washington, D.C., when the Senate was in session. He continued riding Amtrak as vice president. He has sometimes been referred to as…
Politics Apr 28WATCH: Biden recognizes first ‘Madam Vice President’ in first joint address to Congress
Vice President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are making history as the first two women to share the stage in Congress during a presidential address.
Health Apr 06WATCH: Biden to move COVID-19 vaccine eligibility date to April 19
President Joe Biden is set to announce that he's shaving about two weeks off his May 1 deadline for states to make all adults eligible for coronavirus vaccines.