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Biden Reverses Trump Policy Limiting U.S. Nursing Home Fines

FRIDAY, July 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The Biden administration has reversed a Trump policy that limited the size of fines that U.S. nursing...

U.S. Combat Role in Iraq to End This Year, Biden Says

WASHINGTON—President Biden said the U.S. combat mission in Iraq would conclude by the end of 2021, but the U.S. military would continue to work with...

United States buys 200 mln more doses of Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer Inc and German partner BioNTech said on Friday the U.S. government has purchased 200 million additional doses of their COVID-19 vaccine to help with...

How to claim the child tax credit if you don’t file taxes — payments start July 15

Weeks ahead of the first monthly payment to millions of families under the expanded Child Tax Credit, federal officials are trying to make sure as...

U.S. senators haggle over funding of $1 trillion infrastructure compromise

A bipartisan infrastructure plan costing a little over $1 trillion, only about a fourth of what President Joe Biden initially proposed, has been gaining support...

Nicaraguan President Defies U.S. in Harsh Crackdown on Opposition

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, 75, who is running for a fourth consecutive term, has launched a broad campaign of repression since early June aimed at...

Biden Pushes G-7 to Criticize China Over Forced-Labor Allegations

ST. IVES, England—President Biden is pushing world leaders to call out China over allegations of forced labor in Xinjiang as the Group of Seven leading...

Biden Meets With G-7 Leaders in England, Hoping to Repair Frayed Ties

ST. IVES, England—World leaders gathered in southwestern England for a summit of the Group of Seven leading economies, where wealthy countries planned to collectively donate...

Putin Says the U.S. Wants to Hold Back Russia’s Development

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia—Russian President Vladimir Putin said he would try to improve strained relations with the U.S. at his coming summit with President Biden and...

American commander says more work needed to counter small drones

A month after an explosives-laden drone targeted U.S. forces at an Iraq base, the top American commander for the Middle East says finding better ways...

India Oxygen Supply: Biden administration working to expand oxygen supply chain in India: USAID official

The Biden administration is working to expand the oxygen supply chain in India to save lives and wage a successful battle against what has now...

Not looking to get India to make ‘net-zero’ pledge: US special climate envoy John Kerry | India News

NEW DELHI: Putting at rest speculation that US special climate envoy John Kerry was in India to pressure the Indian government to make a ‘net-zero’...

Is your income just over the threshold for the $1,400 stimulus check? Tax preparers have tips to help you qualify

Now that President Joe Biden has signed the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill authorizing $1,400 checks to millions of households, people who received the first...

The U.S. economy is ready to surge again. So is inflation.

The U.S. added a robust 379,000 jobs in February, and the economy is primed to take off, but improved growth prospects might come with a...

Biden Vows Enough COVID-19 Vaccine for Every Adult in May

March 2, 2021 — President Joe Biden on Tuesday said the United States will have enough COVID-19 vaccine doses to inoculate every American adult by...

Joe Biden signs executive orders to address vulnerabilities in supply chains

President Joe Biden has signed a series of executive orders to address vulnerabilities in supply chains across additional critical sectors of the US economy in...

President Biden very clear about restoring compassion, order to immigration system: White House

Washington: US President Joe Biden has been very clear about “restoring compassion and order” to the country’s immigration system, the White House said on Thursday...

H1B Visa news: Huge relief for spouses of H-1B workers, Biden nixes Trump plan to kill H-4 work permits | India News

NEW YORK: “Withdrawn”. A single word on a thick bureaucratic file on the seventh day of the Biden administration delivered a huge win for spouses...

Why Biden’s immigration plan may be risky for Democrats

Washington: President Joe Biden is confronting the political risk that comes with grand ambition. As one of his first acts, Biden offered a sweeping immigration...

Donald Trump: House to deliver Trump impeachment charge on Monday, rejecting Republican push for time

WASHINGTON: The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives will deliver an impeachment charge against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, rejecting Republican Senate...

US-China relations: China warms up to Biden, asks him to bring bilateral ties back on right track

Beijing: A visibly relieved China on Thursday warmly congratulated new US President Joe Biden and urged him to heal and rebuild the severely damaged bilateral...

Kamala Harris: Indian village, Thulasendrapuram, cheers for Kamala Harris during swearing-in as US vice president

THULASENDRAPURAM: Residents of a tiny Indian village surrounded by rice paddies flocked to a Hindu temple, setting off firecrackers and praying and as they watched...

US Capitol: Sinister symbols during insurrection: Whys & wherefores of hate hill

Chicago: Amid the American flags and Trump 2020 posters at the US Capitol during last week’s insurrection were far more sinister symbols: A man walking...

US curbs loom, but India works to induct Russia S-400 systems | India News

NEW DELHI: Undeterred by the threat of US sanctions, India is going full steam ahead with its induction plan for the advanced S-400 Triumf surface-to-air...

Biden to speed release of coronavirus vaccines

WASHINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden will release most available COVID-19 vaccine doses to speed delivery to more people, a reversal of the Trump administration’s approach, his...