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Elton John turned down megafan Trump's inauguration but sings for White House tonight

Friday, September 23, 2022

President Joe Biden hosts Elton John for a performance at the White House on Friday — a bit of a thumb in the eye for superfan former President Donald Trump.

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Goodbye, Yellow Brick Road. Hello, White House. Biden invites Elton John to perform

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

President Biden will host Elton John for a performance on the South Lawn of the White House Friday for an event called "A Night When Hope and History Rhyme."

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President Biden again tests negative for COVID, ends isolation

Saturday, August 06, 2022

The president arrived in Rehoboth Beach, Del., where the first family has a home.

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NPR Politics Special: What We Learned From The Jan. 6 Hearings

Friday, July 22, 2022

How did the attack on the U.S. Capitol come together? What did President Trump know and why did he take so long to respond? And who will be held accountable?

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Facing legislative failure, Biden announces incremental climate initiatives

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

The president touted investments in extreme heat resilience and offshore wind at the site of a converted coal plant in Massachusetts, but stopped short of declaring a "climate emergency."

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Ivana Trump, first wife of Donald Trump, is dead at 73

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Ivana Trump, the first wife of former President Donald Trump, has died at the age of 73, the Trump family confirmed in a statement.

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Biden stops short of saying he will raise Khashoggi's killing in Saudi Arabia

Thursday, July 14, 2022

President Biden said "I always bring up human rights" on foreign trips, but stopped short of saying he would raise the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi when he meets Saudi leaders.

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Hudson Canyon, a giant underwater chasm, could be the newest national marine sanctuary

Wednesday, June 08, 2022

The site — comparable in size to the Grand Canyon — is about a hundred miles off the coast of New York City. It's home to a number of sensitive species including sperm whales and sea turtles.

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Biden allows solar panel imports while also moving to boost domestic production

Monday, June 06, 2022

The Biden administration will invoke the Defense Production Act to increase U.S. manufacturing of solar panels while declaring a two-year tariff exemption on panels from Southeast Asia.

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Solar projects are on hold as U.S. investigates whether China is skirting trade rules

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

A federal investigation of allegations that China is illegally avoiding duties on solar panels sold to U.S. companies is putting the brakes on the nation's solar power build-out.

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Biden will make Paxlovid, a highly effective COVID drug, available to more pharmacies

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

The antiviral pill is available to patients older than 12 who have tested positive for COVID and are at risk for developing a severe case of the disease.

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Trump endorses J.D. Vance, wading into Ohio's contentious Republican Senate primary

Friday, April 15, 2022

The endorsement could buoy the Hillbilly Elegy author's chances in a crowded GOP primary field.

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Republicans say they're quitting the 'biased' Commission on Presidential Debates

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel claims that the commission "refused to enact simple and commonsense reforms to help ensure fair debates."

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Biden accuses Putin of committing a 'genocide' in Ukraine

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Speaking about easing restrictions on higher-ethanol gasoline amid spiking fuel costs, Biden said prices shouldn't "hinge on whether a dictator declares war and commits genocide a half a world away."

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Biden will ease restrictions on higher-ethanol fuel as inflation hits a 40-year high

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

E15 fuel is normally banned from sale in the warmer summer months because of concerns about air pollution. Biden said the U.S. will invest $100

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Jackson notes the progress she represents in her journey to the Supreme Court

Friday, April 08, 2022

A day after the Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first Black woman on the Supreme Court, she spoke at the White House with President Biden and Vice President Harris

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The Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court

Thursday, April 07, 2022

The vote on the historic nomination was 53 to 47, with three Republicans voting with Democrats. When sworn in this summer, Brown will be the first Black woman on the Supreme Court.

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2 more Republicans say they'll vote to confirm Jackson's Supreme Court nomination

Monday, April 04, 2022

Sens. Murkowski and Romney said they'll vote to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson after the Judiciary Committee reached an 11-11 tie along party lines to advance her nomination to the Senate.

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Jen Psaki leaving the White House for MSNBC this spring

Friday, April 01, 2022

The Biden press secretary will serve as a pundit and host a show on the network's streaming platform. She's the second administration official joining MSNBC and faced ethics questions from reporters.

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Lynching is now a federal hate crime after a century of blocked efforts

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

President Biden signed the Emmett Till Antilynching Act into law, the culmination of more than a century of efforts to designate lynching as a federal hate crime.

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