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U.S. Officials Will Share Nuclear Sub Technology With Australia

Thursday, September 16, 2021

President Biden is taking the rare step of sharing U.S. nuclear-powered submarine technology with Australia. He has been working to focus his foreign policy on the threat posed by China.

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Biden Asks Congress For $30 Billion To Help Disaster Relief And Afghan Evacuees

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

The White House wants $24 billion in new aid to help recovery from recent wildfires and hurricanes. President Biden also asks for $6.4 billion to resettle vulnerable Afghans in the U.S.

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Biden Surveys Hurricane Damage In Lousiana

Saturday, September 04, 2021

President Joe Biden traveled to Louisiana yesterday to survey the damage from Hurricane Ida. The trip comes as the administration seeks to move on from the chaos of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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Biden Speaks On The End Of War In Afghanistan And Evacuations

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

U.S. troops have left Afghanistan, ending America's longest war. Biden has detailed outreach efforts to Americans in Afghanistan.

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As Evacuations Wrap Up, There Are Threats Of Another Attack At Kabul Airport

Monday, August 30, 2021

The deadline nears for the U.S. to finish Afghan evacuations. And, the U.S. conducted two airstrikes against suspected members of ISIS-K following Thursday's deadly attack at the Kabul airport.

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Biden Honors U.S. Service Members Killed In Kabul

Monday, August 30, 2021

This was Biden's first visit as president to honor dead service members and comfort their relatives. The fallen service members included 11 Marines, an Army soldier and a member of the Navy.

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Biden Vows To Strike Back After Attack Kills 13 U.S. Service Members In Kabul

Friday, August 27, 2021

Thursday's attack in the Afghan capital Kabul killed dozens of people. What does the attack mean for the U.S. evacuation efforts in the Afghan capital, and for U.S. national security?

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Biden Vowed A Response To Kabul Attacks In Address To Nation

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Thursday, President Biden pledged the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan will go on after an attack by ISIS-K killed 12 U.S. service members and dozens of Afghan civilians.

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Biden: 'I Do Not Regret My Decision' To Withdraw From Afghanistan

Monday, August 16, 2021

Speaking about the Taliban's ousting of the U.S.-backed Afghan government, Biden acknowledged, "The truth is this did unfold more quickly than we anticipated."

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Secretary Of State Blinkin Defends The Administration's Position On Afghanistan

Monday, August 16, 2021

President Biden has yet to respond to the news of the Taliban taking over Afghanistan — as helicopters evacuated U.S. personnel from the Embassy in Kabul. Biden has no public events scheduled Monday.

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Answers To The Latest Pressing Questions From Afghanistan

Sunday, August 15, 2021

On day when things are moving and changing very quickly in Afghanistan, we turn now to NPR correspondents Jackie Northam, Franco Ordonez and Greg Myre for the latest.

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The Taliban Moved Quicker Than Anticipated To Take Afghanistan

Sunday, August 15, 2021

President Biden said several days ago that he did not regret his decision to withdraw from Afghanistan. The speed with which the Taliban have swept through is not what he had said to anticipate.

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Biden Said The U.S. Withdrawal From Afghanistan Would Be Safe. Then Chaos Ensued

Saturday, August 14, 2021

President Biden claimed the Taliban would not immediately take over Afghanistan after the U.S. withdrawal but that appears to be what is happening.

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Here's Why Biden Is Sticking With The U.S. Exit From Afghanistan

Saturday, August 14, 2021

U.S. troops are on a temporary mission to help evacuate American civilians as the Taliban encircles the capital of Kabul, but President Biden says he does "not regret" pulling the U.S. out by Aug. 31.

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Biden Wants To Reengage With The World, But His Ambassadors Are Mostly Absent

Thursday, August 12, 2021

During the campaign, President Biden said he'd put U.S. diplomacy back in the "hands of genuine professionals," but only one of his ambassadors to a foreign capital has been confirmed.

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Title 42 Foes Go Back To Court To Try To End COVID Measure Blocking Asylum-Seekers

Monday, August 02, 2021

Immigration advocates had put their lawsuit on hold to give the Biden administration time to phase out the Trump-era Title 42 measure. But they say they're tired of waiting.

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Biden Administration Navigates Changing Mask Mandates And Vaccine Requirements

Saturday, July 31, 2021

The CDC adjusted its mask guidelines this week after fresh data on the Delta variant, leading President Biden to issue a vaccine mandate for federal workers. Some states and companies followed.

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'You Don't Have To Die': In Speech, Biden Described Plan To Get Americans Vaccinated

Thursday, July 29, 2021

President Biden is facing setbacks in his push to get the country vaccinated. With COVID-19 cases on the rise, he's telling federal workers they need to get the shot or get tested regularly.

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Biden Plan Will Try To Tackle Root Causes Of Migration From Central America

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Administration officials describe the plan as "the first of its kind," but much of the proposal is expanding on previous efforts that have done little to curb migration from Central America.

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A White House Plan Aims To Speed Up Consideration Of Many Asylum Claims

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The new measure would vastly expand the number of officers who can determine whether a migrant at the southern U.S. border is eligible for asylum.

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