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US postal service is adding 45 new facilities and 40,000 seasonal workers to handle peak shipping during the holidays, postmaster says

United States Postal Service Postmaster General Louis DeJoy speaks during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, in Washington Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP USPS struggled with delays during last year's holiday season. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy told The Wall Street Journal USPS is adding 45 new facilities to help. DeJoy said USPS can handle more than 50 million packages a day, a 35% increase from last year. The United States Postal...
Tags: News, White House, US, Trends, Supply Chain, Shipping, Usps, Port Of Los Angeles, Long Beach, Capitol Hill, Journal, United States Postal Service, DeJoy, House Oversight and Reform Committee, Louis DeJoy, Sarah Al Arshani


US Continues To Wait For Items Waiting To Be Offloaded At Ports Of LA Or Long Beach

(CBS13/CNN) — Virtually every US home contains items that came through the ports of Los Angeles or Long Beach. The neighboring ports, a mere two nautical miles from each other, are the two largest in the country, measured by containers handled — with Los Angeles holding the top spot. Imports from Asia that you find in your home — including clothes, shoes, furniture, toys, and everyday household goods such as kitchenware, cleaning supplies, and food — flood in through the ports. They arrive in 20...
Tags: Transportation, Asia, Business, California, La, White House, US, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Nike, Joe Biden, Cnn, United States, Shipping, Port Of Los Angeles, Long Beach


White House makes massive change to resettlement program to help Afghan refugees

The Biden administration is taking an unprecedented step to resettle the 55,600 Afghan evacuees from the US military bases where they've been living for weeks and into permanent homes. The move marks the biggest change to the resettlement program since 1980, when the modern-day infrastructure for admitting refugees was put in place.
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White House takes unprecedented steps to let private citizens sponsor Afghan refugees

The Biden administration is taking an unprecedented step to resettle the 55,600 Afghan evacuees from the US military bases where they've been living for weeks and into permanent homes, an official leading the effort told CNN.
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White House takes unprecedented steps to allow private citizens to sponsor Afghan refugees

The Biden administration is taking an unprecedented step to resettle the 55,600 Afghan evacuees from the US military bases where they've been living for weeks and into permanent homes. The move marks the biggest change to the resettlement program since 1980, when the modern-day infrastructure for admitting refugees was put in place.
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Individuals who are fully vaccinated now might not be considered so in the future without a COVID-19 booster shot, CDC says

Booster shots are being offered to some adults in the US who got Pfizer's vaccine, called Comirnaty. Jens Schlueter/Getty Images As booster shots rollout, the definition of fully vaccinated might change, the CDC says. Currently, being fully vaccinated in the US means an individual has both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the J&J vaccine. About 6% of the total US population has so far received a booster dose, according to CDC data. The definition of fully vaccinate...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, United States, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Johnson, Vaccines, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, J J, Johns Hopkins University


Trump is 'hungry' to go head-to-head against Biden for president and can only be stopped by a 'prison sentence': former advisor

Left: Joe Biden; right: Donald Trump Getty Donald Trump is "hungry" to announce a 2024 presidential campaign, a former advisor said on CNN. Political commentator David Gergen said his interest in running jumps when he sees Biden in trouble. Republican voters show strong support for Trump as a potential presidential candidate in 2024. Donald Trump is gunning hard for the presidency, a former advisor said Friday on CNN. Advisors close to Trump for months have said the former president is con...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington Post, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Afghanistan, Taliban, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Quinnipiac University, Potus, Gergen


White House delays release of JFK assassination records, citing COVID-19 pandemic

President John F. Kennedy speaks at a press conference August 1, 1963. National Archive/Getty Images The White House has delayed a planned release of classified documents about JFK's assassination. In a memo President Biden said that the pandemic had hampered the process of reviewing possible redactions. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, and his death has sparked numerous conspiracy theories. The White House said it would again delay the release of long-classified doc...
Tags: Politics, White House, Trends, UK News, Joe Biden, Fbi, Mexico City, Dallas, John F Kennedy, Cia, Jfk, Biden, Donald Trump, Martin Luther King Jr, Lee Harvey Oswald, National Archives and Records Administration


Biden's early-presidency getaways so far outpace Trump's

President Joe Biden decamped to Wilmington on Friday, escaping the White House he's likened to a "gilded cage" for a weekend at his Delaware home. It's yet another weekend away from Washington as the President has spent a noteworthy portion of his first year in office at one of his two Delaware homes or at Camp David, working remotely.
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Biden escapes his White House 'gilded cage' at a faster pace than Trump

President Joe Biden decamped to Wilmington on Friday, escaping the White House he's likened to a "gilded cage" for a weekend at his Delaware home. It's yet another weekend away from Washington as the President has spent a noteworthy portion of his first year in office at one of his two Delaware homes or at Camp David, working remotely.
Tags: Washington, White House, Joe Biden, Cnn, Biden, Delaware, Trump, Wilmington, Camp David


Jane Fonda on the climate fight: ‘The cure for despair is action’

Sometimes the only way to get attention is to break the rules. Fifty years after my first arrest, I’ve embraced being locked up in the name of the planet. As Cop26 nears, here’s why it’s time to rise up• The good fight: the climate activists risking everythingThe first time I was ever arrested, I was picked up for smuggling drugs into the US from Canada. They were vitamin pills, but that didn’t seem to matter to the police officer in Cleveland, who mentioned that his orders had come from the Nix...
Tags: Activism, Protest, Celebrity, Film, White House, Environment, US, Life and style, World news, Culture, Canada, Cleveland, National Security Agency, Environmental Activism, Jane Fonda, Nixon


White House further postpones disclosure of JFK assassination documents

The White House announced late Friday that it would further postpone the release of more documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, pointing to the "significant impact" of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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White House further postpones disclosure of JFK assassination documents, citing Covid

The White House announced late Friday that it would further postpone the release of more documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, pointing to the "significant impact" of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Biden Doesn’t Spare Manchin, Sinema In Reconciliation Remarks

During a Thursday night CNN town hall, President Joe Biden was fairly candid about the pieces of his Build Back Better plan that have crashed up against Democratic opposition — namely, opposition from Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ). Biden was not coy about pointing fingers as he explained how Manchin doomed parts of his climate push, or how Sinema is blocking tax hikes on the rich and corporations. Meanwhile, the Senate is gone for the weekend. The House is hot on its he...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Joe Biden, House, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Reconciliation, Congressional, Manchin, Joe Manchin, Sens Joe Manchin, Sinema, Kyrsten Sinema, Kate Riga, Build Back Better


Biden Said the U.S. Would Protect Taiwan. But It’s Not That Clear-Cut

After the president’s remarks at a CNN event, the White House quickly declared that the American policy of “strategic ambiguity” over...
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Putin rails against cancel culture and suggests teaching gender fluidity to kids is a 'crime against humanity'

Russian President Vladimir Putin during the Valdai Discussion Club's plenary meeting on October 21,2021, in Sochi, Russia. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Putin on Thursday slammed cancel culture and supporters of transgender rights. The Russian president suggested that teaching gender fluidity to kids is a "crime against humanity." Putin has been condemned worldwide over his anti-LGBTQ policies and rhetoric. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday took aim at "cancel culture" and su...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, Time, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Cameroon, Un, Fox News, Lgbtq, Kremlin


White House says Biden drove by the border in 2008

President Joe Biden drove by the US-Mexico border more than a decade ago, White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters Friday -- one day after the President said he knows the border "well."
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White House walks back comments Joe Biden made during CNN town hall

The White House is in damage control following multiple comments from President Biden during his live CNN town hall that have required...
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Harris to travel to Paris next month and meet with Macron

Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to Paris and meet with French President Emmanuel Macron next month, the White House announced on Friday.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Paris, Kamala Harris, Emmanuel Macron, HARRIS, Macron


White House adviser Neera Tanden named Biden staff secretary

As staff secretary, often referred to as the "nerve center" of the White House, Tanden is tasked with determining which documents reach Biden's desk.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Business group warns of mass layoffs and 'catastrophic' supply chain disruptions from Biden's vaccine mandate

President Joe Biden's vaccine order will force employers to lay off thousands of workers, making the supply-chain crisis much worse, a major business group warned the White House this week.
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Business group warns of mass layoffs due to Biden's vaccine mandate

President Joe Biden's vaccine order will force employers to lay off thousands of workers, making the supply-chain crisis much worse, a major business group warned the White House this week.
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Business group warns of mass layoffs from Biden's vaccine mandate

President Joe Biden's vaccine order will force employers to lay off thousands of workers, making the supply-chain crisis much worse, a major business group warned the White House this week.
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Biden says talks on sweeping reconciliation bill down to ‘four or five issues’ – live

President says issues to overcome but ‘I do think I’ll get a deal’Centrists Manchin and Sinema have pushed for smaller price tagSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by emailAccording to Punchbowl News, the White House is pushing for votes next week on the bipartisan infrastructure bill and the reconciliation package.House speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer are expected to meet with Joe Biden today to discuss the potential timing of the votes. Continue re...
Tags: Republicans, Senate, White House, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, House, US Senate, US domestic policy, Nancy Pelosi, US Congress, Biden, Manchin, Chuck Schumer


Neera Tanden named White House staff secretary

Neera Tanden was named White House staff secretary on a morning staff call on Friday, a person familiar with the matter and a senior White House official said, after her nomination to be President Joe Biden's budget chief was pulled earlier this year when key senators balked at some of her past tweets.
Tags: White House, Joe Biden, Cnn, Neera Tanden


'House Republicans hate Steve Bannon, but they fear him,' says ex-Trump official

President Trump's White House Communications Director Alyssa Farah and Former Republican congressman Joe Walsh join CNN New Day to talk about the vote to hold Steve Bannon in contempt in the House of Representatives. Bannon defied a lawful subpoena to appear before the select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol. The vote passed the House, but with only 9 Republican votes.
Tags: News, White House, House, House Of Representatives, Stories, Trump, Joe Walsh, Bannon, Steve Bannon, Alyssa Farah


Biden pushes private talks into the open as the White House keeps its foot on the gas

For weeks White House officials have deliberately avoided delving into the details of President Joe Biden's private negotiations over the scope and scale of his mult-trillion dollar domestic agenda.
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The White House had to row back Biden's comments after he suggested the US would defend Taiwan from an attack by China

President Joe Biden. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Biden told a CNN town hall on Thursday the US would defend Taiwan from a Chinese attack. The White House later clarified that the US policy of "strategic ambiguity" had not changed. China's recent military activity has raised fears it will try to seize the island, which it considers its own. The White House clarified President Joe Biden's comments after he said the US would defend Taiwan if it was attacked by China, in what appeared...
Tags: Politics, White House, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Taiwan, Cnn, Xi Jinping, News UK, Anderson Cooper, Biden, Financial Times, Reuters, Chinese Foreign Ministry, Global Times


China warns against ‘wrong signals’ as Biden suggests US would defend Taiwan

Administration insists there is no change of policy after president says US has ‘a commitment’ to defend islandChina has urged the US to “avoid sending any wrong signals” after President Joe Biden for a second time in three months said the US would come to Taiwan’s defence if it was attacked.In both instances, the White House has clarified that there has been no change in US policy, which officially maintains so-called “strategic ambiguity” regarding Taiwan. Still, Biden’s words will rattle Beij...
Tags: White House, China, US, World news, Joe Biden, US foreign policy, US news, Taiwan, Asia Pacific, Biden, Beijing Continue, Biden Administration


Biden returns to retail politics to rescue his biggest deal yet

Joe Biden, showing candor and good humor, on Thursday reminded America why it picked him as President in a dark hour of crisis. But, at a CNN town hall in Baltimore, he also showed his tendency to send his own White House into emergency damage control as he flipped set-in-stone policy off the cuff, and offered gaping openings for his Republican foes.
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