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Democracies 'Are Standing Together,' Biden Says As He Kicks Off His 1st Trip Abroad

Democracies 'Are Standing Together,' Biden Says As He Kicks Off His 1st Trip Abroad

President Biden addresses U.S. service members Wednesday at Royal Air Force Mildenhall in Suffolk, England, on the first stop of his first overseas trip as president.Biden arrived in the U.K. on Wednesday, beginning an eight-day trip that also includes a meeting with Vladimir Putin. Biden says he’ll meet with Putin to “let him know what I want him to know.”

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Democracies 'Are Standing Together,' Biden Says As He Kicks Off His 1st Trip Abroad

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Biden Ends Infrastructure Talks With Senate GOP Group, Saying Its Plan Fell Short

Biden Ends Infrastructure Talks With Senate GOP Group, Saying Its Plan Fell Short

President Biden, with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia on May 13 in the Oval Office, has ended talks with a Republican group she led on infrastructure.A statement from White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the counterproposal on one of the president’s chief domestic priorities did not “meet the essential needs of our country.”

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Source: NPR Politics
Biden Ends Infrastructure Talks With Senate GOP Group, Saying Its Plan Fell Short

Harris Wanted To Talk About Migration, But Instead Got Pushed On A Border Visit

Harris Wanted To Talk About Migration, But Instead Got Pushed On A Border Visit

Vice President Harris and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador discussed migration and economic cooperation Tuesday.Vice President Harris met Tuesday with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in her trip to assess the root causes pushing migrants to seek asylum at the U.S. border.

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Source: NPR Politics
Harris Wanted To Talk About Migration, But Instead Got Pushed On A Border Visit

States Get A Blueprint From The Justice Department For 'Red Flag' Gun-Removal Laws

States Get A Blueprint From The Justice Department For 'Red Flag' Gun-Removal Laws

The Justice Department took a step toward making it easier for states to implement what are known as "red flag laws" on Monday, sharing a model for how states could temporarily remove guns from people deemed dangerous to themselves or others.The Biden administration is trying to make it easier for states to make laws that temporarily remove guns from people deemed to be a danger to themselves or others.

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Source: NPR Politics
States Get A Blueprint From The Justice Department For 'Red Flag' Gun-Removal Laws

Pope Francis Expresses Sorrow But No Apology For Indigenous School Deaths In Canada

Pope Francis Expresses Sorrow But No Apology For Indigenous School Deaths In Canada

Francis urged political and religious officials to work toward “healing and reconciliation,” but he did not formally apologize for the church’s role in the forced reeducation of 150,000 children.

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Source: NPR
Pope Francis Expresses Sorrow But No Apology For Indigenous School Deaths In Canada