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The US Interior Department on Wednesday will auction vast oil reserves in the Gulf of Mexico estimated to hold up to 1.1 billion barrels of crude

Biden will go to Detroit on Wednesday to tout investment in electric vehicles, while Vice President Kamala Harris is expected to visit Columbus, Ohio, on Friday

Biden in New Hampshire: President said the last 20 years saw the “backbone of this nation hollowed out” by lack of infrastructure investments and that his $1-trillion package will help lift the middle class and make the country more competitive globally.

Fresh from signing his signature bipartisan infrastructure bill, United States President Joe Biden on Tuesday trekked to New Hampshire, a key state in the 2022 midterms, to tout the bill’s benefits and revive the party’s slumping poll numbers. Read more

Biden says ‘Build Back Better’ bill will be passed within a week

US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that he expected his “Build Back Better” legislation to be passed within a week’s time. “I am confident that the House is going to pass this bill.”

Biden says will make final decision about Federal Reserve chair in about 4 days

US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he will make a final decision on his nominee for the chair of the Federal Reserve in about four days.

Biden says he had a ‘good meeting’ with China’s Xi

US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he had a “good meeting” with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and aides would follow up on a range of issues.

The repressive and abusive acts of the Ortega government and those who support it compel the United States to act. The Ortega government’s undemocratic, authoritarian actions have crippled the electoral process.”

Joe Biden in a proclamation

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and his government accused of “repressive and abusive acts”

US bishops’ advisory group says communion should not be partisan

Biden bans Nicaragua officials from entering United States

US President Joe Biden on Tuesday issued a proclamation banning members of the Nicaraguan government involved in policies he characterized as undermining democracy from entering the United States.

Infrastructure bill unleashes funding to address risky dams

States will soon be flooded with federal money they can use to repair, improve or remove thousands of aging dams across the U.S. The funding is included in the $1 trillion infrastructure bill signed by President Joe Biden.

Michelle Wu sworn in as Boston’s first woman elected mayor

Michelle Wu has been sworn in as Boston’s first woman and first person of colour elected mayor in the city’s history.

Pfizer asks US to authorize Covid pill

US pharmaceutical company Pfizer on Tuesday asked regulators to authorize its Covid pill after it was shown to cut hospitalization or death by nearly 90 percent among newly-infected high risk patients. Read more

Longtime California Rep. Jackie Speier is the latest congressional Democrat to announce retirement from Congress ahead of the 2022 midterm election cycle

Trial set for Texas officer who shot Black woman at home

A trial date has been set early next year for a former Fort Worth police officer charged with murder after shooting a Black woman through a back window of her home while responding to a call about an open front door in 2019

President Joe Biden touts infrastructure deal in New Hampshire, first stop in US tour

Biden, Xi agree to plan arms control talks: White House

A senior US official says Washington remains committed to maintaining peace and stability in Bosnia despite recent challenges by some of its Serb nationalist leaders to the US-brokered Dayton peace agreement

US national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Tuesday that their engagement with China will intensify at multiple levels

China, US agree to ease restrictions on journalists: China Daily