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Biden to exercise empathy skills in Texas visit after storms

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will exercise his empathy skills Friday during a Texas visit with a dual mission: surveying damage caused by severe winter weather and encouraging people to get t...

Biden marks 50M vaccine doses in first 5 weeks in office

WASHINGTON (AP) — Days after marking a solemn milestone in the pandemic, President Joe Biden is celebrating the pace of his efforts to end it. On Thursday, Biden marked the administ...

Jill Biden says things get better, including after divorce

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden offers comforting advice to Kelly Clarkson, telling the singer and talk-show host as she goes through a divorce that things happen for the best and that life will eventual...

Biden aims to distribute masks to millions in 'equity' push

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden plans to distribute millions of face masks to Americans in communities hard-hit by the coronavirus, as part of his efforts to ensure “equity” in the government's ...

Tanden facing new hurdles after Senate panels delay meetings

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's choice of Neera Tanden to lead the White House budget office faced new hurdles Wednesday after two Senate committees postponed consideration of her nomination. ...

Extreme weather testing Biden's disaster management skills

WASHINGTON (AP) — Add Mother Nature to the pile of crises on President Joe Biden's plate. A month into the job and focused on the coronavirus, Biden is seeing his disaster managemen...

Jill Biden promises free access to community college

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden is pushing free access to community college and training programs, saying the schools will be an important part of Biden administration efforts to rebuild the economy. ...

Biden gives Calif. woman pep talk in weekly address revival

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden gave a pep talk to a California woman who was laid off because of the coronavirus pandemic, during a conversation the White House said is part of an effort ...

Biden heading to Delaware as CDC recommends avoiding travel

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is heading back to his home in Delaware on Friday to spend the weekend with his wife and family, even as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends...

Biden strikes tough tone on Russia in diplomatic push

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden says the days of the U.S. “rolling over” to Russian President Vladimir Putin are gone as he called for the immediate release of Russian opposition leader Alexei N...

VP's historic election celebrated in cracked glass portrait

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks after Kamala Harris was sworn in as the first woman to be vice president , her barrier-breaking career has been memorialized in a portrait that depicts her face emerging f...

Jill Biden promotes 2 passions: military and cancer research

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden promoted two of her passions on Wednesday: military families and cancer research. She spoke to the spouses of senior defense officials about her appreci...

White House offers 'full support' for Trump-era Space Force

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Wednesday offered “full support” for Space Force, a day after the president's chief spokesperson provoked a backlash with seemingly dismissive comments about the T...

Former VP Pence opens transition office in northern Virginia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence has opened a transition office in northern Virginia. Pence announced Wednesday that the Office of the Former Vice President will h...

Bidens bring an unexpected piece of furniture to White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a crib in President Joe Biden's White House. Upstairs in the family residence, the bed is set for the president's youngest grandchild, Beau Biden Jr. The b...