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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's president-elect said Monday he wouldn't meet with President Joe Biden nor negotiate over Tehran's ballistic missile program and its support of regional militias, sticking to a hard-line position following his landslide victory in last week's election.
"He was our constant, cherished companion during the last 13 years and was adored by the entire Biden family," the Bidens said in a statement.
Illinois officially met President Joe Biden's goal of having 70% of all adults receive at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Friday.
DES MOINES -- Child care should be considered infrastructure and belongs in the federal infrastructure funding package being crafted in Congre…
President Biden took a cautious victory lap Friday, saying 300 million COVID-19 vaccine shots have been administered in the 150 days since he took office.
Videos released under court order give a new look at the Jan. 6 chaos at the U.S. Capitol, including footage of a man charging at an officer with a flagpole.
Catholic bishops approved drafting a document that could rebuke politicians, including President Biden, over receiving Communion despite abortion rights support.
Illinois government offices will be closed Friday in a nod to a new federal law, making Juneteenth an official holiday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is facing a formidable to-do list now that he’s back from his summit-filled trip to Europe, with pressing legislative challenges, foreign policy follow-up and a need to steer the country’s reopening as the coronavirus threat recedes.
President Joe Biden signed legislation into law Thursday to make Juneteenth, or June 19, the 12th federal holiday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden spent his first trip overseas highlighting a sharp break from his disruptive predecessor, selling that the United States was once more a reliable ally with a steady hand at the wheel. European allies welcomed the pitch — and even a longtime foe acknowledged it.
GENEVA (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia’s Vladimir Putin exchanged cordial words and plotted modest steps on arms control and diplomacy but emerged from their much-anticipated Swiss summit Wednesday largely where they started -- with deep differences on human rights, cyberattacks, election interference and more.
Divisions flared quickly on Wednesday as U.S. Catholic bishops opened a national meeting highlighted by a sensitive agenda item — whether to take initial steps toward a possible rebuke of politicians, including President Joe Biden, who receive Communion while supporting abortion rights.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Joe Manchin is proposing an extensive list of changes to his party's sweeping elections and voting bill, raising hopes among Democrats that they could unite behind the legislation even if the measure is nearly certain to be blocked by Republicans in a showdown Senate vote next week.
Iowa Republican U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley said he will vote against President Joe Biden's pick to be an assistant administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over recent actions by the Biden administration related to clean water rules and biofuels.
Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin ended their summit, agreeing to nuclear treaty talks and returning their nations' ambassadors to posts in D.C. and Moscow.
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DES MOINES --- Joni Ernst called it a hypothetical, but did not rule out the potential for a Republican-controlled U.S. Senate to once again b…
The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 topped 600,000 on Tuesday, even as the vaccination drive has drastically brought down daily cases and fatalities.