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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.
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.