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Biden looks to ease EU trade tensions ahead of Putin summit

BRUSSELS — President Joe Biden appeared to be on the cusp of ending a long-running dispute with the European Union over airline subsidies, a major breakthrough in the U.S-EU relationship could come on the eve of his highly anticipated meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. After a pair […]

Biden says ‘very gracious’ queen ‘reminded me of my mother’

WINDSOR, England — President Joe Biden and his aviator sunglasses met Queen Elizabeth II on a bright Sunday afternoon. The queen hosted the president and first lady Jill Biden at Windsor Castle, her royal residence near London. Biden flew to London after wrapping up his participation in a three-day summit of leaders […]

Biden, Johnson to stress close ties, manage differences

PLYMOUTH, England — Their nations may have a famed “special relationship,” but President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet for the first time Thursday against a backdrop of differences both political and personal. Biden hopes to use his first overseas trip as president to […]

Biden to honor forgotten victims of Tulsa race massacre

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will take part in a remembrance of one of the nation’s darkest — and largely forgotten — moments of racial violence when he helps commemorate the 100th anniversary of the destruction of a thriving Black community in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Biden’s visit Tuesday, in which he […]

Biden fares better than Trump over his first 100 days: Reuters/Ipsos poll

More than half of Americans approve of President Joe Biden after nearly 100 days on the job, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling, a level of support that his Republican predecessor Donald Trump never achieved and one that should help Democrats push for infrastructure spending and other big-ticket items on […]

U.S. pledges to halve its emissions by 2030 in renewed climate fight

The Biden administration on Thursday pledged to slash U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 50%-52% from 2005 levels by 2030, a new target it hopes will spur other big emitter countries to raise their ambition to combat climate change. The goal, unveiled at the start of a two-day climate […]

White House aims to make it easier for people to get vaccine

WASHINGTON — The White House is trying to overcome diminishing demand for COVID-19 shots by making it easier for Americans to get vaccinated even as the United States is set to meet President Joe Biden’s goal of administering 200 million coronavirus doses in his first 100 days in office. With […]

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