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Thursday, May 06, 2021
President Biden encouraged restaurant owners who have been affected by the coronavirus crisis to apply for a grant under the $28.6 billion program.
Tuesday, May 04, 2021
As part of the push to get more shots in arms, the White House has told governors it will tweak the allocation system for vaccines by allowing states to donate doses to a federal pool.
Monday, May 03, 2021
The new ceiling for refugee admissions will be 62,500 — far above former President Donald Trump's cap of 15,000. Advocates had been concerned Biden was not moving fast enough on a campaign promise.
Saturday, May 01, 2021
The widow of Rep. Ron Wright, who died after a COVID-19 diagnosis, will face state Rep. Jake Ellzey, who came in second place. Saturday's special election drew 23 candidates.
Friday, April 30, 2021
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the United States still hopes to see complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, but that diplomatic talks could boost security in the region.
Thursday, April 29, 2021
The president plans to use the trip, which comes on his 100th day in office, to rally support for his sweeping proposals around children, families and infrastructure.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
"After just 100 days, I can report to the nation: America is on the move again," President Biden said in his remarks to lawmakers.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
The American Families Plan would expand free public education and make child care more affordable. The White House wants to pay for the measure by raising taxes on the country's richest.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
The administration also plans to eliminate the tipped minimum wage for federal contractors by 2024, effectively raising it to $15 from the current level of $7.65.
Monday, April 26, 2021
The announcement comes more than a year after Taylor was fatally shot by police at her Louisville apartment. It is the second probe of police the Justice Department has announced in less than a week.
Saturday, April 24, 2021
The designation, which came on Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, reflects an effort by Biden to set a new tone on human rights, yet adds friction to an already strained relationship with Ankara.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
The opposing speech will give the Senate's lone Black Republican an opportunity to pitch himself to the American public, but the spotlight often comes with harsher scrutiny.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
"It was a murder in the full light of day, and it ripped the blinders off for the whole world to see [systemic racism]," the president said after the guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin.
Monday, April 19, 2021
Sicknick, who engaged with pro-Trump rioters during the Jan. 6 insurrection, died after suffering strokes, Washington, D.C.'s chief medical examiner says.
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Responding to a critical inspector general's report, the U.S. Capitol Police acknowledges that "much additional work needs to be done," but that it will need "significant resources" from Congress.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
The president said he will move to withdraw American forces from Afghanistan after nearly 20 years of an active U.S. military presence in the country.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Evans, killed in an attack earlier this month, is only the sixth U.S. Capitol Police officer to have died in the line of duty.
Monday, April 12, 2021
The president delivered short remarks on the officer-involved shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, which led to protests overnight in Minnesota.
Saturday, April 10, 2021
Advocates face steep odds getting a new ban through Congress. If they can succeed, they hope to avoid a repeat of past mistakes that left the original law open to loopholes.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
The New York Times reported the Florida Republican is being investigated by the Justice Department over whether he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old and paid for her to travel with him.