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Saturday, October 23, 2021
President Biden has said he's open to compromise on his plans to expand the social safety, but some advocates are concerned that access to benefits may be too limited.
Thursday, October 21, 2021
President Biden promised to tackle racial equity when he came to office. There are few tangible changes so far, and proposals woven into his massive social program spending bill are at risk.
Monday, October 04, 2021
Among Trump tell-all authors, Stephanie Grisham stands out because in a White House where turnover was constant, she managed to remain there for almost all of Trump's presidency.
Monday, September 20, 2021
President Biden gives his first address to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday. He may find some skepticism for his pitch to work together on COVID-19 and climate after some recent decisions.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
The Australian navy will be able to patrol faster and farther with the submarine technology. The rare move comes as the United States looks for ways to counter China.
Sunday, September 05, 2021
After a summer that went badly, with a chaotic pull-out from Afghanistan and a fourth pandemic wave, the President sees his approval ratings drop and his agenda frustrated.
Thursday, September 02, 2021
First COVID, then Afghanistan, now Ida. The stakes are high for President Biden to show an effective federal response to the hurricane after the chaos in Kabul and the latest pandemic surge.
Friday, August 27, 2021
Dozens are dead, including several U.S. service members, after a terrorist attack at the Kabul airport. President Biden says the evacuation of Americans and Afghan allies will continue.
Friday, August 27, 2021
Each week, the guests and hosts on Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. Today it's Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, Enlightened, "Vax That Thang Up."
Thursday, August 26, 2021
The Pentagon laid blame on ISIS militants for explosions and gunfire at the Hamid Karzai airport and an adjacent hotel. At least 12 U.S. service members and dozens of Afghan civilians were killed.
Friday, August 20, 2021
The long-planned trip is now complicated by the chaotic U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, which is drawing comparisons to the fall of Saigon in the aftermath of the Vietnam War.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
White House officials defended the withdrawal from Afghanistan while taking questions from reporters Tuesday for the first time since Kabul was taken by the Taliban.
Wednesday, August 04, 2021
The White House was under pressure to do something to stop an impending wave of evictions. On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it had found a way.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
The federal government has to spend tax dollars on products made in America, but purchases qualify for that label with 55% of their materials coming from the U.S. Biden wants to raise that percentage.
Saturday, July 24, 2021
Each week, the guests and hosts on Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. Today it's the Fear Street trilogy, Biz Markie's "Just a Friend," and Viet Thanh Nguyen's book, The Committed.
Monday, July 05, 2021
President Biden and the White House have said they want to make a big push on voting rights — now that legislation has failed. But how much can the administration really do without Congress?
Friday, July 02, 2021
A new report says commanders need training to learn how to stop what an official described as "daily acts of demeaning language and sexual harassment" in the military.
Friday, June 25, 2021
Every Friday, Pop Culture Happy Hour hosts and guests share the shows, movies, books and music that brought them joy. This week: Sexy Beasts, Launchpad shorts, a Hunchback history and Mythic Quest.
Saturday, June 19, 2021
President Joe Biden says he's optimistic about U.S./Russia relations; plus, does a third ruling from the Supreme Court upholding the ACA mean the decade-long fight to dismantle it is over?
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
After weeks of planning, the summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden has ended. The two leaders' meeting lasted four hours.