Trump declares national day of prayer for Harvey victims
02 September 2017 | 4:30 am
U.S. President Donald Trump signed a proclamation on Friday, declaring that September 3 will be a national day of prayer for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, earning praise from faith leaders at the White House.
23 Apr 2021
Asked about US involvement in a move by the Australian government to scrap a state's deal to join China's Belt and Road Initiative, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki says, "how we can work together as a global community and in a coordinated fashion as it relates to China is part of nearly every discussion the President has with a European partner or country in the region."
28 Apr 2021
The United States will release up to 60 million doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki says at her daily briefing. The Food and Drug Administration will perform quality checks over the next few months on US-produced doses before they are sent abroad, she adds. But, she explains, "Just to be clear, right now we have zero doses available of AstraZeneca."
6 May 2021
Former US President Donald Trump will be suspended from Facebook and Instagram for at least another six months. He was banned from the platform following the January 6 siege of the US Capitol by his supporters.
7 Jun 2021
The social media giant says the former US president violated its rules by praising people engaged in violence at the US Capitol building in January.
14 Jun 2021
The outgoing German chancellor is set to travel to Washington for talks with the US president on COVID, climate change and bilateral ties.
16 Jun 2021
Brussels and Washington are expected to put an end to much of the trade tensions fueled by former US President Donald Trump. DW takes a look at the various crises that have strained relations between the two allies.
29 Jun 2021
"Pride is back at the White House," US President Joe Biden tells a group of gay rights activists, transgender military service members and youth, and officials during a commemoration of the month that celebrates LGBTQ life in America. Biden and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg - the first-ever openly gay cabinet member - warn against the rise in anti-LGBTQ legislation in statehouses across the US.
9 Jul 2021
The former president claims the companies have unfairly censored him and other conservatives. A tech industry trade group called the class action lawsuit "frivolous."
21 Jul 2021
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki says the United States holds China's Ministry of State Security responsible for "malicious cyber activities" and reserves the option "to take additional actions" in response.
27 Jul 2021
Hundreds of Cuban Americans, political refugees and activists marched on the US capital Monday to protest against the Cuban government and its crackdown on anti-communist demonstrations earlier this month.
1 Aug 2021
Democracy and human rights were the focus of talks between the US president and Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya in Washington, DC.
3 Aug 2021
"We're not going back to the shutdowns of March of 2020," says White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, as the US national average of daily coronavirus cases tops 60,000 and is rising rapidly.
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A small group of women rallied in the Afghan capital for the first time in months, demanding a return of their freedoms, after the Taliban reneged on promises to maintain the marginal gains women made in recent years.
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Europe's second-largest river is continuing to dry up, affecting freight barges and even forcing one passenger ferry to halt its operations entirely. But rain is forecast this week.
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Spaniard Rafa Nadal said Sunday that he hopes to return from an abdominal injury this week in the Cincinnati Open after not playing for more than a month.
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While the fight for supremacy on the battlefield continues, it seems the fight for the hearts and minds of the Russian people may have already been won. Support for the war remains high; so too does indifference. Pollsters are trying to find out why.