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Politics Jun 23AP-NORC poll says many Democrats want more U.S. support for Palestinians
A new poll on U.S. attitudes toward a core conflict in the Middle East finds about half of Democrats want the country to do more to support the Palestinians.
World May 17Biden raises cease-fire, civilian toll in call to Netanyahu
The White House says President Joe Biden expressed support for a cease-fire in a call to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday, the eighth day of Israeli-Palestinian airstrikes and rocket attacks.
Politics May 12WATCH: John Kerry says U.S. is weighing sanctions on China solar over forced labor
The Biden administration is considering sanctions over China’s alleged use of forced labor in production of solar panels and other components in renewable energy, climate envoy John Kerry told lawmakers Wednesday.
Politics Apr 23WATCH: Biden makes case for climate-friendly economic policies at leaders summit
Friday's second and final day of the summit also focused on what Biden says is the need for massive investment for cleaner energy — and what he says is the economic payoff.
Politics Apr 22WATCH: Biden opens global summit with ambitious new U.S. climate pledge
Biden made an ambitious pledge to cut by at least one-half the damaging fumes that America is pumping out. Biden said the world faces “a moment of peril but a moment of opportunity.”…
Politics Apr 16WATCH: Biden meets with Japanese prime minister, first guest to White House
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is meeting with President Joe Biden at the White House in a bid to underscore the two countries’ alliance as a counter to an autocratic and increasingly assertive China.
Politics Apr 02Biden affirms support for Ukraine in first call to leader
Biden's call Friday to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy follows reports of Russian troop movements on Ukraine's eastern border.
Politics Apr 02Biden lifts Trump sanctions on international court officials
Biden says the United States still has strong disagreements with the court, which has pursued cases against Americans. But Biden says those disagreements are best dealt with through diplomacy, not sanctions.
World Apr 02U.S., Iran say they’ll begin indirect talks on nuclear program
The United States and Iran said Friday that they would start indirect talks with other major world powers next week to try to get both countries back into an accord limiting Iran’s nuclear program, nearly three years after President Donald…
Politics Mar 26Biden invites Russia, China to global climate talks
President Joe Biden is including rivals Vladimir Putin of Russia and Xi Jinping of China among the invitees to the first big climate talks of his administration.