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2 Sep 2021
The US president had long wanted to end the 20-year US engagement in Afghanistan, but the speed of the Taliban's return to power has led to widespread criticism.
30 Aug 2021
Hurricane Ida "continues to rage and ravage everything it comes in contact with" after it made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 4 storm, US President Joe Biden says during a visit to the headquarters of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Washington. Powerful Hurricane Ida has battered the southern US state of Louisiana and plunged New Orleans into darkness, leaving at least one person dead 16 years to the day after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city.
2 Jul 2021
US President Joe Biden's visit to the site of a partial condominium collapse in Miami came as the search-and-rescue effort came to a halt yet again, this time over fears about the stability of the remaining structure.
25 Feb 2021
President Biden has lifted ban that prevented many green card applicants from entering the country. Biden said that shutting the door on legal immigration did not help the US.
25 Nov 2020
Corn and Cob who will be pardoned by US President Donald Trump, make their debut as this year's presidential turkeys at the Willard InterContinental in Washington DC.
26 Oct 2020
US President Donald Trump predicted that Egypt would "blow up" a mega-dam that Ethiopia is building on the Nile. Neighboring countries have criticized plans for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.
23 Oct 2020
US President Donald Trump comfortably won by 9.4 points in Iowa in 2016, but it now joins the list of states where he is losing his lead. Several polls now show Trump neck and neck with opponent and former vice president Joe Biden since September.
18 Oct 2020
US President Donald Trump is being treated with an experimental antibody cocktail that is yet to be peer reviewed. However, White House adviser Anthony Fauci is among those who have said it has shown promise.
11 Sep 2020
"If I could get a vaccine tomorrow, I'd do it. If it cost me the election, I'd do it. We need a vaccine and we need it now," Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden tells a crowd of supporters in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Biden also expresses concerns over US President Donald Trump's undermining of "public confidence," which he believes could lead to people being sceptical of taking an efficient vaccine when one is ready.
11 Sep 2020
US President Donald Trump says that he never lied to the American people about the severity of the coronavirus after a book by journalist Bob Woodward revealed he deliberately minimised the pandemic in public.
21 Aug 2020
The former US president claimed his successor had no interest in "taking the job seriously." In a scathing attack, Obama warned that American democracy might not survive another four years of Donald Trump.
16 Aug 2020
Robert Trump, the US president's younger brother, has died at the age of 71. The president had visited his brother, a former real estate developer, in a New York hospital on Friday.

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