WASHINGTON President Joe Biden's administration wants to nearly double the number of refugees admitted to the United States to 125,000 in the upcoming fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 in keeping with a campaign promise, according to a statement from the State Department.
WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy on Thursday said members of his party are asking the Supreme Court to overturn proxy voting rules set by Speaker Nancy Pelosi in the hopes of limiting exposure to the deadly COVID-19 virus.
WASHINGTON U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday ordered reviews of the potential declassification of documents from the FBI's investigation into the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States.
(Reuters) -The U.S. plans to invest $3 billion in the vaccine supply chain as it continues to work to position itself as a leading supplier of vaccines for the world, a top U.S. health official said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON President Joe Biden condemned the Texas law that went into effect on Wednesday which prohibits the vast majority of abortions in the state, and pledged his administration would fight to protect the constitutional right to abortion as laid out in the landmark Roe v. Wade case.
Aug 31 Around 14 million people in the United
States received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in
August, about 4 million more than in July, officials said on
Tuesday as the government pushes inoculation as infections rise.
Around 14 million U.S. residents received their first dose of a COVID-19 shot in August, about 4 million more than in July, White House officials said Tuesday, as the U.S. government continues to urge Americans to get vaccinated amid rising cases of the coronavirus.
WASHINGTON U.S. President Joe Biden's administration will require nursing home staff be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition for their facilities to receive funds from the public Medicare and Medicaid insurance programs, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Vietnam has pledged not to deliberately weaken its dong currency to gain an export advantage, reaching an agreement with the U.S. Treasury to refrain from "competitive devaluation" and make its monetary and exchange rate policies more transparent.
WASHINGTON The brokerage arm of UBS Group AG agreed to pay $8 million to settle charges made by the U.S. securities regulator over compliance failures related to the sales of a volatility-linked, exchange-traded product, the regulator said on Monday.