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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.
Politics Mar 30Biden announces diverse first slate of judicial nominees
Biden calls it a "trailblazing slate" of nominees. The White House says the nominees reflect Biden's belief that the federal courts should reflect the "full diversity of the American people."…
Economy Mar 16Biden to join promotion of pandemic relief plan with visit to Pennsylvania
President Joe Biden is joining top messengers already crisscrossing the country to highlight the benefits of his massive COVID-19 rescue plan.
Nation Feb 26WATCH: Biden surveys damage of severe winter weather in Texas
President Joe Biden heard firsthand from Texans clobbered by this month's brutal winter weather on Friday and pledged to stick with them “for the long haul” as he made his first trip to a major disaster area since he took…
Health Feb 25WATCH: Biden, Harris commemorate 50 million COVID-19 vaccine shots
As part of the ceremony, four front-line workers — a pair of emergency medical technicians, a school counselor and a grocery store worker — received vaccine doses on live television.
Politics Feb 24Biden’s White House budget office nominee facing new hurdles after Senate panels delay meetings
Tanden's confirmation was thrown into doubt over the last week when Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin said he could not support Tanden and then several moderate Republican senators also said they'd vote against her.
Politics Feb 24WATCH: White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki holds briefing
President Joe Biden plans to distribute millions of face masks to Americans in communities hard-hit by the coronavirus beginning next month as part of his efforts to ensure “equity” in the government’s response to the pandemic.
Nation Feb 20Biden declares major disaster in Texas as federal aid flows
Add Mother Nature to the pile of crises on President Joe Biden’s plate. A month into the job and focused on the coronavirus, Biden is seeing his disaster management skills tested after winter storms plunged Texas, Oklahoma and neighboring states…
Politics Feb 09Jill Biden pushes free access to community college, training
A longtime community college professor and advocate, the first lady said people struggling to get by during the coronavirus-induced economic slump need access to these schools.
Arts Feb 09Harris’ historic election celebrated in cracked glass portrait
Vice President Kamala Harris' barrier-breaking career has been memorialized in a portrait that depicts her face emerging from the cracks in a massive sheet of glass.