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Top ex-Obama strategist grades Biden's speech

David Axelrod, who advised former President Barack Obama, assesses President Joe Biden's speech addressing the nation about the Covid-19 pandemic.
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US officials debating sending millions of AstraZeneca doses awaiting clearance overseas: report

White House and federal health officials are debating sending millions of AstraZeneca doses overseas as the U.S. government waits for...
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Biden pledges all US adults will be eligible for vaccines by 1 May in pandemic anniversary address – as it happened

President announces steps to speed up vaccine distributionChris Miller says attack would not have happened without speechBiden signs ‘historic’ $1.9tn coronavirus relief bill into law $1,400 checks and vaccine funds: what’s in the stimulus billSenate advances Xavier Becerra’s health secretary nomination 3.00am GMT – Maanvi Singh and Lauren Gambino 2.33am GMT Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga is set to meet with Joe Biden in April. This will be the US president’s first in-person meet...
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Your Dentist or Vet Can Give You the Covid-19 Vaccine Under Biden's Plan to Expand Vaccine Access

President Joe Biden announced Thursday that he will direct states to make all adults 18 and older eligible for coronavirus vaccinations by May 1.Read more...
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Biden says relief is on the way in prime-time address, with stimulus checks going out as soon as this weekend and vaccine eligibility for all adults by May 1

President Joe Biden speaks before signing the American Rescue Plan Act. The president will give a national address urging "hope" on the first anniversary of the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images) President Joe Biden gave his first prime-time address Thursday night since moving to the White House. The speech marks the Democrats' $1.9 trillion stimulus package being signed into law. $1,400 stimulus payments could be sent out as early as this weekend, The...
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Biden says relief is on the way in prime-time address, with stimulus checks going out as soon as this weekend, vaccines for all adults by May 1

President Joe Biden speaks before signing the American Rescue Plan Act. The president will give a national address urging "hope" on the first anniversary of the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images) President Joe Biden is giving his first prime-time address Thursday night since moving to the White House. The speech marks the Democrats' $1.9 trillion stimulus package being signed into law. $1,400 stimulus payments could be sent out as early as this weekend...
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Analysis: Can these four nations get together to contain China?

US President Joe Biden's administration entered the White House this year aiming to unite allies in efforts to contain China's territorial claims across the Indo-Pacific.
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Can these four nations get together to contain China?

US President Joe Biden's administration entered the White House this year aiming to unite allies in efforts to contain China's territorial claims across the Indo-Pacific.
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Analysis: A quad alliance is part of Biden's plan to contain China

US President Joe Biden's administration entered the White House this year aiming to unite allies in efforts to contain China's territorial claims across the Indo-Pacific.
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Analysis: A quad alliance is part of Biden's plan to contain China. But some experts aren't so sure

US President Joe Biden's administration entered the White House this year aiming to unite allies in efforts to contain China's territorial claims across the Indo-Pacific.
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Kaitlan Collins describes scene at White House during speech

President Joe Biden addressed the nation on the one-year anniversary since coronavirus shut down much of the US. CNN's Kaitlan Collins shares what she observed from inside the room where Biden spoke.
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New York Democrats are launching an impeachment investigation into Gov. Andrew Cuomo following allegations of sexual harassment

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 08: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a vaccination site at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on March 8, 2021 in New York City. Cuomo has been called to resign from his position after allegations of sexual misconduct were brought against him. Seth Wenig-Pool/Getty Images New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie has authorized an impeachment investigation into Gov. Andrew Cuomo. "The reports of accusations concerning the governor are serious," Heastie said T...
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Analysis: Quad alliance of US, Japan, India and Australia is part of Biden's plan to contain China. But some experts aren't so sure

US President Joe Biden's administration entered the White House this year aiming to unite allies in efforts to contain China's territorial claims across the Indo-Pacific.
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Quad alliance of US, Japan, India and Australia is part of Biden's plan to contain China. But some experts aren't so sure

US President Joe Biden's administration entered the White House this year aiming to unite allies in efforts to contain China's territorial claims across the Indo-Pacific.
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A Look at New Steps Biden Team Launching to Fight Virus

The White House says President Joe Biden will take a series of new steps to combat the coronavirus, hoping to get the country closer to normal by July 4.
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Biden to Tell States to Expand Vaccine Eligibility to All Adults by May

President Joe Biden will direct states to expand vaccine eligibility to all adults by May 1, the White House announced Thursday in a preview of Biden’s first primetime address. Biden is scheduled to speak from the East Room of the White House at 8 p.m. ET. Earlier on Thursday, he signed the $1.9 trillion COVID […]
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Biden expected to announce all adult Americans will be eligible for vaccine by May 1

President-elect Joe Biden receives his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Del., Monday, Dec. 21, 2020. Carolyn Kaster/AP All adults in the US will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine by May 1, Biden will announce Thursday. Biden is expected to direct states to make all adults in the US eligible for the vaccine "no later than May 1," according to a senior administration official. "The fight is far from over," Biden will say during a Thursday night address...
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Biden wants every US adult vaccine-eligible by May 1

By Zeke Miller | Associated Press WASHINGTON — One year after the nation was brought to a near-standstill by the coronavirus, President Joe Biden is outlining his plan Thursday evening to make all adults vaccine-eligible by May 1 and get the country “closer to normal” by the Fourth of July. He’s using his first prime-time address to offer Americans fresh hope and appeal anew for their help. Speaking in the White House East Room, Biden will announce moves to speed vaccinations, including directin...
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Joe Biden to push for vaccine eligibility for all adults by 1 May in primetime address - live

Chris Miller says attack would not have happened without speechBiden signs ‘historic’ $1.9tn coronavirus relief bill into law $1,400 checks and vaccine funds: what’s in the stimulus billSenate advances Xavier Becerra’s health secretary nomination 11.56pm GMT During his primetime national address, Biden will aim to get “the nation closer to normal by July 4th, Independence Day”, the White House said. The administration will not only push states and local jurisdictions to make all adults elig...
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White House: Biden to Outline Plan in Speech to Nation to Get US 'Closer to Normal' by July 4th

White House: Biden to outline plan in speech to nation to get US 'closer to normal' by July 4th.
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EU regulator recommends Johnson & Johnson shot

By Maria Cheng | Associated Press LONDON — The European Medicines Agency on Thursday gave the green light to Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose coronavirus vaccine, handing the European Union’s 27 nations a fourth vaccine to try to speed up the bloc’s much-criticized vaccination rollout. The EU medicines regulator advised that the vaccine be cleared for use in all adults over 18 “after a thorough evaluation” of J&J’s data found the vaccine met the criteria for efficacy, safety and quality. “With this ...
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White House says stimulus cash deposits will come 'early as this weekend'

Stimulus money will begin to pour into Americans’ bank accounts on Saturday and Sunday, the White House said Thursday. “People can...
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Trump's own Pentagon chief says rioters wouldn't have stormed the Capitol if it hadn't been for the president's speech

US Capitol siege in Washington DC on January 6, 2021. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Trump's acting defense secretary spoke out about the role of his Jan. 6 speech in the Capitol riot. Chris Miller said no one would have tried to overrun the Capitol if it weren't for that speech. Trump was impeached and tried for inciting the Jan. 6 riot. The Senate acquitted him. See more stories on Insider's business page. The man who was leading the Pentagon on Jan. 6 says that rioters would not ...
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S&P 500, Dow soar to records as stimulus signing extends recovery bullishness

Getty Images US stocks surged on Thursday as President Biden signed a $1.9 trillion relief package and investors doubled down on a swift recovery.The Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 both closed at record highs while surging tech stocks led the Nasdaq to outperform.Weekly jobless claims reached 712,000, marking a sharp decline from the previous week's sum and beating the median estimate of 725,000.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.US equit...
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Republican leader Kevin McCarthy says voters overwhelmingly support Biden's stimulus bill because they don't understand it

US House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy speaks during his weekly news conference December 5, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images McCarthy said voters support Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus because they don't know what's in it. "This isn't a relief bill, it's pretty much a payoff for Pelosi's political allies," he said. Recent polling shows 75% of registered voters are in favor of the stimulus package. See more stories on Insider'...
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Republicans in Pennsylvania placed robocalls that appeared to be from 'Johnson & Johnson'

Robocalls from the Bucks County Republican Committee in Pennsylvania appeared on Caller ID as if they were coming from the pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson. Chainarong Prasertthai/Getty Images A robocall from the Bucks County Republican Committee showed up on caller ID as coming from Johnson & Johnson. The party blamed the incident on a third-party vendor and an "unintended technological error." The party did not immediately respond to a request for clarification. See more stories ...
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‘Mission: Impossible 7’ Recruits Cary Elwes, Indira Varma, Rob Delaney, and More

Christopher McQuarrie‘s Mission: Impossible 7 cast continues to get bigger and better. Not content with the exceptional ensemble that he’s already pulled together for the next two movies, McQuarrie announced today that five more actors have been brought on board, including Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride, Stranger Things), Indira Varma (Game of Thrones, the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi), and more. Is McQuarrie teasing a new organization that Tom Cruise‘s Ethan Hunt and his pals will need to face off ...
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CFPB Continues Enforcement Ramp-up With Latest Policy Change

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced on Thursday that it has rescinded its January 24, 2020 policy statement regarding prohibition on abusive acts or practices, saying that the move is being made in order to “better protect consumers and the marketplace from abusive acts or practices, and to enforce the law as Congress wrote it.” The move, a rebuke to policies governing such acts under the administration of Former President Donald Trump, stands as another sign that the Bu...
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You may get your $1,400 stimulus check sooner than you thought

White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced when some Americans could start seeing stimulus checks hitting their bank accounts.
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Trump, estranged from Presidents Club, excluded from predecessors' PSA

When President Donald Trump received his Covid-19 vaccine at the White House in January, it was not recorded by official photographers or videographers, according to a person familiar with the matter, who said it wasn't clear there was any photographic documentation of the moment.
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