AP-NORC poll: Biden approval buoyed by his pandemic response

President Joe Biden is entering the next phase of his administration with the steady approval of a majority of AmericansBy JULIE PACE and HANNAH FINGERHUT Associated PressMay 10, 2021, 2:46 PM• 6 min readWASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is plunging into the next phase of his administration with the steady approval of a majority of…

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For Biden, vaccine patent waiver is a test of US leadership

When President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that the United States would support a World Trade Organization emergency waiver of COVID-19 vaccine patents, the decision was about more than “the right thing to do.” For some global experts and analysts, the decision reflects something else as well: Mr. Biden’s vision, sharpened over his first three months…

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Biden news: President derides Trump on infrastructure, amid fury over Florida elections bill

CORONAVIRUS-EEUU-VACUNAS (AP)The White House spoke out against Florida’s new elections bill, which was signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis on Thursday. Karine Jeanne-Pierre, a White House principal deputy press secretary, said the move was in the “wrong direction” and “built on a lie”.In other news, President Joe Biden gave a speech in Louisiana on…

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Biden backs plan to accelerate vaccine production by waiving patents

COVID-19 — Experts disagree on whether patents are a bottleneck for vaccine production. Timothy B. Lee – May 5, 2021 10:10 pm UTC Enlarge / Pharmaceutical bottles on a conveyor belt in South Africa.The Biden administration has thrown its weight behind an international effort to loosen patent and other legal protections for COVID vaccines. “The…

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Biden shifts strategy as Domestic vaccination rate continues to slow

Pandemic pivot — Vaccinations have been steadily declining since mid-April. Beth Mole – May 4, 2021 10:18 pm UTC Enlarge / US President Joe Biden speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. By July 4—two months from today—the Biden administration wants to have 70…

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Biden admin’s first climate pollution rule takes aim at refrigerants

WASHINGTON – The Biden administration used its federal powers to limit emissions for the first time Monday, proposing a rule that would phase out the use of a common refrigerant blamed for driving global warming.Hydrofluorocarbons, known as HFCs and used frequently in air conditioners and refrigerators, are greenhouse gases that trap heat — and do…

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No, Joe Biden will not take away your hamburgers

New York President Joe Biden spent only a weekend as the “Hamburglar” in the conservative media world.But while the false story lasted, it moved with a damaging speed and breadth, another example of a closed ecosystem of information affecting public opinion.An academic study published a year before Mr. Biden became president was used to speculate…

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Biden Adviser Says Schools Will ‘Probably’ Reopen by Fall: ‘It’s an Unpredictable Virus’

A worker takes a break while cleaning up a basketball court at Glasgow Middle School, a Fairfax County Public School, during deadline day for families and teachers countywide to decide between teaching/learning from home or in the classroom due to the coronavirus, in Falls Church, Va., July 15, 2020. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) Anita Dunn, senior adviser…

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Biden Administration Denies Report of Prisoner Swap with Iran

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reacts after a meeting with Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza in Caracas, Venezuela, November 5, 2020. (Fausto Torrealba/Reuters) The Biden administration denied a report from Iranian state TV on Sunday that the U.S. and U.K. agreed to exchange billions of dollars for American and British prisoners held in Iran.…

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Biden met with Mossad director in D.C. to discuss Iran

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