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Biden faces pressure to respond amid latest ransomware attacks

July 8, 2021
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
President Biden is facing pressure to respond after two recent cyberattacks on U.S. businesses. The hacks, targeting software company Kaseya and a technology firm linked to the Republican National Committee, both appeared to involve Russian entities.

President Joe Biden’s First Overseas Trip

June 11, 2021
President Biden is on his first trip abroad, promoting democracy as he meets with the G7 ahead of a meeting next week with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. The panel discussed the challenges abroad, as well as Vice President Harris’s trip to Central America to deal with immigration. Ed O'Keefe of CBS News co-moderates.
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Biden to reengage with allies and meet adversaries in first overseas trip as president

June 10, 2021
Yamiche Alcindor | PBS NewsHour
President Biden landed in the United Kingdom on Wednesday, the first stop on his three-nation European trip.

Derek Chauvin Found Guilty in George Floyd Killing

April 23, 2021
Former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd. The panel discussed the future of race & policing in America as well as how President Biden will address the climate crisis. Peter Baker of The New York Times guest moderates.

President Biden Starts a Foreign Policy Shift

April 16, 2021
President Joe Biden announced a historic withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, as protests erupt over the killing of Daunte Wright. The panel discussed the president’s foreign policy and the pause of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Nancy Cordes of CBS News guest moderates.
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Biden Administration to Impose Tough Sanctions on Russia

April 15, 2021
David Sanger, Lara Jakes, Julian E. Barnes | The New York Times
The Biden administration is set to announce on Thursday a string of long-awaited measures against Russia, including far-reaching financial sanctions, for the hacking of government and private networks and a range of other activity, according to people who have been briefed on the moves.
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