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Jeff Mason

Biden, UK's Johnson talk trade and trains in White House meeting

Sep 21 2021

WASHINGTON U.S. President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday discussed the dangers of climate change and bantered about the joys of rail travel during an Oval Office meeting aimed at underscoring the U.S.-British alliance.

U.S. to donate an additional 500 million COVID-19 vaccines

Sep 21 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States plans to donate an additional 500 million COVID-19 vaccines made by Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE to nations around the world, lifting the total the country is sharing to more than 1 billion doses, according to a source familiar with the plans.

U.S. government to buy rapid COVID-19 tests from Abbott, Celltrion -official

Sep 21 2021

(Reuters) -The U.S. government has agreed to purchase rapid COVID-19 tests from Abbott Laboratories and Celltrion Inc to ship to nursing homes and other high risk populations as part of President Joe Biden's vaccinate or test plans, a senior administration official said on Tuesday.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-U.S. to donate an additional 500 mln COVID-19 vaccines

Sep 21 2021

WASHINGTON, Sept 21 The United States plans to donate an additional 500 million COVID-19 vaccines made by Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE to nations around the world, lifting the total the country is sharing to more than 1 billion doses, according to a source familiar with the plans.

Biden speech at U.N. to stress U.S. focus on 'intensive diplomacy,' official says

Sep 20 2021

WASHINGTON U.S. President Joe Biden will use his speech at the United Nations on Tuesday to stress that ending the military engagement in Afghanistan will open a new chapter of "intensive diplomacy," a senior administration official said.

Biden asks world leaders to cut methane in climate fight

Sep 17 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden urged world leaders on Friday to join the United States and European Union in a pledge to cut methane emissions, hoping to build momentum before an international summit on climate change begins next month. | Video

Biden will convene Major Economies Forum on Friday to press for climate action

Sep 15 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden will convene a virtual meeting of the Major Economies Forum on Friday to discuss plans to combat climate change with other world leaders before a major summit on global warming known as the COP 26 in Glasgow later this year.

How will Biden's vaccine mandate impact workers, companies?

Sep 13 2021

By Heather Timmons, David Shepardson, Jeff Mason and Ahmed Aboulenein

UPDATE 1-Biden heads to western U.S. to tout climate goals, back California governor

Sep 13 2021

Sept 13 President Joe Biden heads west on Monday for a three-state tour aimed at highlighting his push to fight climate change and strengthen infrastructure, while helping fellow Democrat Gavin Newsom try to hold on to California's governorship.

Biden travels to western U.S. to tout climate goals, support California Governor Newsom

Sep 13 2021

Sept 13 President Joe Biden heads west on Monday for a three-state tour aimed at highlighting his push to fight climate change and strengthen infrastructure, while helping fellow Democrat Gavin Newsom try to hold on to California's governorship.

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