DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — No migrants remained Friday at the Texas border encampment where almost 15,000 people — most of them Haitians — had converged just days earlier seeking asylum, local and federal officials said.
President Biden said Friday that talks over his $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan have hit a "stalemate" in Congress, casting the road ahead as long and potentially cumbersome.
The draft report shows that Biden received 99 more votes than was reported in November, while Trump received 261 fewer votes than the county reported.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and congressional Democrats have agreed to a framework of options to pay for their huge, emerging social and environment bill, top Democrats said Thursday. Now they face the daunting task of narrowing the menu to tax possibilities they can pass to fund President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion plan.
President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that the United States is doubling its purchase of Pfizer's COVID-19 shots to share with the world to 1 billion doses as he embraces the goal of vaccinating 70% of the global population within the next year.
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The House voted Tuesday night to fund the government into early December, suspend the federal debt limit and provide disaster and refugee aid. The Senate GOP is expected to block it.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Joe Biden summoned the world’s nations to forcefully address the festering global issues of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and human rights abuses in his first address before the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday. He decried military conflict and insisted the U.S. is not seeking "a new Cold War” with China.
President Biden declared the U.S. is "not seeking a new Cold War" during his first address before the U.N. General Assembly. Full coverage of his speech here.
UN Secretary General António Guterres appealed to world leaders Tuesday to show solidarity and act on the climate crisis, warning that humanity was on track for a "hellscape" of temperature rise that would bring "catastrophe."
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NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden began his first visit to the U.N. General Assembly ready to make the case to world leaders that after closing the book on 20 years of war, the U.S. aims to rally allies and adversaries to work together on a slew of crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and trade and economics.
DES MOINES — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds joined 25 other Republican governors Monday in requesting a meeting with Democratic President Joe Biden to “bring an end” to what they view as a national security crisis at the southern border with Mexico.
President Biden will ease foreign travel restrictions beginning in November, when his administration will require all foreign nationals flying into the country to be fully vaccinated.
Talk about mixed messaging.
Police bore down in large numbers on the Capitol over concerns a rally in support of jailed rioters from the Jan. 6 insurrection would turn violent. It didn't.
Gen. Mark Milley said Friday that calls he made to China in the final stormy months of the Trump presidency were "perfectly within the duties and responsibilities" of his job.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s decision to form a strategic Indo-Pacific alliance with Australia and Britain to counter China is angering France and the European Union. They’re feeling left out and seeing it as a return to the Trump era.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration doesn’t make many headlines. Charged with keeping America’s workplaces safe, it usually busies itself with tasks such as setting and enforcing standards for goggles, hardhats and ladders.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. military officer on Wednesday defended the phone calls he made to his Chinese counterpart in the turbulent final months of Donald Trump's presidency, saying the conversations were intended to convey “reassurance” to the Chinese military and were in line with his responsibilities as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The county is waiting for more advice from the federal government after President Joe Biden's announcement last week for a new vaccinate-or-test mandate for many employers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats unveiled a sweeping proposal for tax hikes on big corporations and the wealthy to fund President Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan, as Congress speeds ahead to shape the far-reaching package that touches almost all aspects of domestic life.