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  • Joe Biden to sign bill to boost chipmakers, compete with China on August 9: White House Aug 04, 2022 06:48 AM IST

    Joe Biden to sign bill to boost chipmakers, compete with China on August 9: White House

    The legislation aims to alleviate a persistent shortage that has affected everything from cars, weapons, washing machines and video games.

  • US will not be intimidated by China; Nancy Pelosi has right to visit Taiwan: White House Aug 02, 2022 07:06 AM IST

    US will not be intimidated by China; Nancy Pelosi has right to visit Taiwan: White House

    China's actions could include firing missiles near Taiwan, large-scale air or naval activities, or further "spurious legal claims" such as Beijing's assertion that the Taiwan Strait is not an international waterway, White House national security spokesman John Kirby told reporters.

  • Joe Biden tests positive for COVID-19, returns to isolation Jul 31, 2022 08:30 AM IST

    Joe Biden tests positive for COVID-19, returns to isolation

    White House physician Dr. Kevin O’Connor said in a letter that Biden has experienced no reemergence of symptoms, and continues to feel quite well.

  • Joe Biden raised genocide and forced labor with Xi Jinping, White House says Jul 29, 2022 06:42 AM IST

    Joe Biden raised genocide and forced labor with Xi Jinping, White House says

    U.S. President Joe Biden raised genocide and forced labor issues with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in their phone call earlier on Thursday, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters during a briefing.

  • In first return to Washington, Donald Trump hints at 2024 White House run Jul 27, 2022 06:33 AM IST

    In first return to Washington, Donald Trump hints at 2024 White House run

    The 76-year-old Trump stopped short of declaring his candidacy, but laid out what he believed should be the priorities for the "next Republican president."

  • Russian gas cut to Europe hits economic hopes, Ukraine reports attacks on coastal regions Jul 26, 2022 12:00 PM IST

    Russian gas cut to Europe hits economic hopes, Ukraine reports attacks on coastal regions

    The first ships from Ukraine may set sail in days under a deal agreed on Friday, the United Nations said, despite a Russian missile attack on the Ukrainian port of Odesa over the weekend, and a spokesman for the military administration in the saying another missile had hit the Odesa region on Tuesday morning.

  • Joe Biden’s COVID symptoms have improved, White House physician says Jul 22, 2022 10:49 PM IST

    Joe Biden’s COVID symptoms have improved, White House physician says

    The physician, Dr. Kevin O’Connor, wrote in a letter released Friday that Biden was still experiencing a runny nose and fatigue and that he had an “occasional nonproductive, now ‘loose’ cough.”

  • Joe Biden to announce climate actions at ex-coal plant in Massachusetts Jul 20, 2022 03:30 PM IST

    Joe Biden to announce climate actions at ex-coal plant in Massachusetts

    Biden is to unveil the latest efforts during a visit on Wednesday to a former coal-fired power plant in Somerset, Massachusetts, that is shifting to offshore wind manufacturing. It’s the embodiment of the transition to clean energy that Biden is seeking but has struggled to realize in the first 18 months of his presidency.

  • White House says Russia laying groundwork to annex Ukraine territory Jul 20, 2022 10:20 AM IST

    White House says Russia laying groundwork to annex Ukraine territory

    Unveiling what he said was U.S. intelligence, John Kirby, the chief National Security Council spokesman, told a White House news briefing that the Russians are preparing to install proxy officials, establish the rouble as the default currency and force residents to apply for citizenship.

  • Olena Zelenska accepts award for Ukrainian people before White House visit Jul 20, 2022 06:49 AM IST

    Olena Zelenska accepts award for Ukrainian people before White House visit

    The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation recognized the Ukrainian people with its Dissident Human Rights Award. Zelenska, who is visiting Washington this week, accepted the award in person.

  • Trump eyes early 2024 announcement as Jan 6 scrutiny intensifies Jul 02, 2022 02:51 PM IST

    Trump eyes early 2024 announcement as Jan 6 scrutiny intensifies

    While many Republicans would welcome Trump’s entry into the race, his move would also exacerbate persistent divisions over whether the former president is the party’s best hope to win back the White House.

  • White House says companies investing $700 million to boost EV charger production Jun 28, 2022 02:47 PM IST

    White House says companies investing $700 million to boost EV charger production

    The investments include $450 million earmarked by Volkswagen unit Electrify America and more than $250 million by Siemens to expand its Grand Prairie, Texas and Ponoma, California EV charger plants.

  • Actor Kal Penn to host new climate change show focusing on everything from 'crypto to batteries' Jun 26, 2022 02:10 PM IST

    Actor Kal Penn to host new climate change show focusing on everything from 'crypto to batteries'

    The show, titled 'Getting Warmer with Kal Penn', will be created by Bloomberg Green -- a platform dedicated to clean-energy journalism.

  • Biden accidentally reveals very specific cheat sheet that reminds him how to act Jun 25, 2022 01:44 PM IST

    Biden accidentally reveals very specific cheat sheet that reminds him how to act

    Photographers snapped a picture of the sheet after Biden held it backwards while addressing a meeting of wind industry executives on Thursday.

  • Who is Dr Arati Prabhakar, the Indian-American nominated to key White House post Jun 23, 2022 11:45 AM IST

    Who is Dr Arati Prabhakar, the Indian-American nominated to key White House post

    US President Joe Biden has nominated Indian-American Dr Arati Prabhakar as Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and assistant to the President on science and technology

  • US values bilateral relationship with India: White House Jun 22, 2022 06:38 AM IST

    US values bilateral relationship with India: White House

    India is a very key strategic partner in the Indo-Pacific region. And there's many ways that that partnership represents itself, both in defense and security, economic as well, White House Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications John Kirby told reporters.

  • Video: Joe Biden falls off his bike, gets up and says 'I'm good' Jun 19, 2022 09:32 AM IST

    Video: Joe Biden falls off his bike, gets up and says 'I'm good'

    US President Joe Biden was biking with First Lady Jill Biden in a state park near their beach home in Delaware and had stopped to talk to onlookers when he fell.

  • PM Modi, US President Joe Biden to attend I2U2 virtual summit next week: White House Jun 15, 2022 06:37 AM IST

    PM Modi, US President Joe Biden to attend I2U2 virtual summit next week: White House

    The virtual summit of the four countries, termed I2U2, would take place during Biden’s trip to the region from July 13 to 16, a senior administration official told reporters during a conference call.

  • White House expects COVID vaccine orders for children under 5 to pick up Jun 10, 2022 06:57 AM IST

    White House expects COVID vaccine orders for children under 5 to pick up

    The administration expects vaccinations of young children to start as early as June 21 if the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approve the vaccines next week, White House COVID-19 response coordinator Ashish Jha said on Thursday.

  • 1st shots for kids under 5 possible by June 21: White House Jun 03, 2022 08:15 AM IST

    1st shots for kids under 5 possible by June 21: White House

    White House COVID-19 coordinator Ashish Jha outlined the administration’s planning for the last remaining ineligible age group to get shots.

  • If Watergate happened today, would Richard Nixon have survived? Jun 02, 2022 02:32 PM IST

    If Watergate happened today, would Richard Nixon have survived?

    The 50th anniversary of the Watergate arrests is approaching: The first break-in at Democratic National Committee headquarters was on May 28, 1972, but the botched return on June 17 produced arrests and eventually brought Richard Nixon’s presidency to a premature end on August 8, 1974.

  • BTS at the White House: K-pop group meets Biden, discusses anti-Asian hate crimes Jun 01, 2022 10:12 AM IST

    BTS at the White House: K-pop group meets Biden, discusses anti-Asian hate crimes

    South Korean K-pop sensations BTS arrived at the White House Tuesday and discussed anti-Asian racism with US President Joe Biden.

  • Watch: Barack Obama's reunion with boy who touched his hair in memorable 2009 photo May 28, 2022 04:09 PM IST

    Watch: Barack Obama's reunion with boy who touched his hair in memorable 2009 photo

    The photo, taken the year Obama became the United States' first African-American president, came to symbolise the power of representation.

  • New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern says she will meet with Joe Biden at White House May 27, 2022 06:09 AM IST

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern says she will meet with Joe Biden at White House

    Ardern made the announcement to reporters after delivering the commencement address at Harvard University during a visit to the United States. The U.S. and New Zealand are close allies, but the meeting with Biden had been uncertain after Ardern tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month.

  • Exclusive | US-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework won't be a trade pact May 26, 2022 03:53 PM IST

    Exclusive | US-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework won't be a trade pact

    The White House has stated that the IPEF will frame rules for the digital economy, including standards on cross-border data flows and data localisation. But officials say the new partnership is based on broad intent and not fixed outcomes.

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