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Biden Says The Tulsa Race Massacre 'Can't Be Buried, No Matter How Hard People Try'

Tuesday, June 01, 2021

The president met with survivors of the Tulsa Race Massacre as the nation pauses to mark the anniversary of an attack that remains one of the worst episodes of racial violence in U.S. history.


Democrat Stansbury Keeps New Mexico U.S. House Seat In Party's Hands

Tuesday, June 01, 2021

Democrats kept control of the U.S. House seat left vacant by Interior Secretary Deb Haaland. The victory was expected.


White House Slaps Sanctions On Belarus Following Brazen Arrest Of Opposition Figure

Friday, May 28, 2021

The sanctions follow the nation's forced landing of a Ryanair commercial flight and the subsequent removal and arrest of opposition journalist Roman Protasevich.


Biden Asks U.S. Intel To Push For Stronger Conclusions On The Coronavirus' Origins

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The U.S. intelligence community is investigating the potential origins of the coronavirus, including the possibility that it emerged as a result of a lab accident in Wuhan, China.


Biden Appoints Career Diplomat Sung Kim To Serve As Special Envoy To North Korea

Friday, May 21, 2021

Kim had served previously as an envoy to North Korea during the Obama administration.


Democrats And Republicans Square Off Over House Mask Mandate

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

In a scene that reflects broader tensions in America, Republicans this week began a fight to scrap mask requirements on the House floor.


He Risked His Life For His Platoon In Korea. At 94, He Will Get A Medal Of Honor

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

President Biden will recognize retired Army Ranger Col. Ralph Puckett Jr. for his acts of valor during his service in the Korean War.


Rep. Tlaib Pushes Biden To Protect At-Risk Palestinians In Middle East Conflict

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

During the president's visit to her home district, the first woman of Palestinian descent to serve in Congress shared her harsh assessment of Israel's role in escalating the violence.


U.S. To Ship 20 Million Additional COVID Vaccine Doses Overseas

Monday, May 17, 2021

President Biden's commitment Monday to donate doses of Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines adds to an earlier promise of 60 million doses of AstraZeneca.


Biden Dissolves Controversial Trump Orders On Race And Culture

Friday, May 14, 2021

The president canceled executive actions signed by former President Donald Trump that focused on statues in the wake of protests against racism and police violence that targeted Confederate monuments.


No Deal Out Of Infrastructure Meeting, But Biden Says The Effort Is There

Thursday, May 13, 2021

President Biden continues conversations with Republicans, but major hurdles persist over what items would be in an infrastructure measure, and how it might be paid for.


Former Trump Officials To Defend Federal Response To Capitol Riot

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Former acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller is set to testify that he was cautious about allowing military intervention during the siege on Jan. 6.


Americans Will Lose Unemployment Benefits If They Turn Down Jobs, Biden Says

Monday, May 10, 2021

Biden said that his administration would not stand for people gaming the system but pressed the importance of continued financial support for those left jobless as a result of the coronavirus crisis.


Biden Opens Restaurant Fund With Visit To D.C. Taqueria That's Been On The Brink

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.


Biden Sets New Goal: At Least 70% Of Adults Given 1 Vaccine Dose By July 4

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.


Biden Raises Refugee Cap To 62,500 After Earlier Criticism

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.


Republicans Susan Wright, Jake Ellzey In Runoff To Fill Texas Congressional Seat

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.


White House Says It Is Open to Diplomacy With North Korea

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.


Biden Travels To Georgia On His 100th Day To Meet With Former President Carter

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.


Biden Tells Congress His Administration Is 'Delivering Real Results'

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.