Biden Ramps Up Vaccine Push With New Rules For Federal Workers And Call For $100 PaymentsPresident Biden called on state and local governments to use COVID-19 relief funds to give $100 to residents who get vaccinated and said federal workers will have to show proof of vaccination or face new restrictions in the workplace, including complying with weekly testing.
Dodgers Visit White House, Meet President Biden, VP HarrisThe Dodgers are the first professional team to visit the White House as champions since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
With West Facing Brutal Fire Season, Biden Says He’ll Hire More Federal Firefighters And Raise PayThe Biden administration said Wednesday it is hiring more federal firefighters – and immediately raising their pay – as officials ramp up response efforts in the face of a severe drought that is setting the stage for another destructive summer of intense wildfires across the West.
Juneteenth Celebrations To Be Held Throughout Los Angeles CountyCelebrations will be held throughout Los Angeles County Saturday to mark Juneteenth, the traditional commemoration date of the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States.
Biden Administration Buys 500 Million Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Doses For Global UseThe Biden administration is purchasing 500 million doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to donate to the global supply, according to a source familiar with the purchase; this will provide enough shots to fully vaccinate 250 million people.
Biden Praises Cease-Fire And Vows To Continue 'Quiet' DiplomacyPresident Biden gave brief remarks Thursday night after the Israeli government said it had agreed to a cease-fire in its conflict with Hamas. More than 200 Palestinians and 12 Israelis have been killed in some of the worst fighting in the region.
'First Step Towards Justice': Biden Set To Fully Recognize Armenian GenocideFor the first time ever, an American president is set to fully recognize the Armenian genocide in a move drawing praise from the American Armenian community despite Turkey's continued rejection of the claim.
Biden Announces Withdrawal Of All U.S. Troops From Afghanistan By 9/11President Biden announced Wednesday plans to pull all U.S. military forces from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021, a move that will bring an end to America's longest war.
Biden Announces Executive Actions To Curb Gun Violence 'Epidemic'President Joe Biden unveiled his first attempts to curb gun violence on Thursday, announcing a set of modest moves designed to begin revamping federal gun policy.
Councilman Cedillo Celebrates U.S. House Passing Immigration BillLos Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo Thursday celebrated the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of a bill that would give a pathway to citizenship to millions of "Dreamers," people who emigrated as children and are living in the U.S. without official authorization.
Biden Directs All States To Make All Adults Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine By May 1President Joe Biden set a goal of July 4 to "get closer to normal" in reopening the country in his first prime-time address on Thursday night.
Senate Democrats Limit Eligibility For Stimulus Checks In $1.9 trillion COVID BillWashington — President Biden and moderate Senate Democrats have struck a deal to limit eligibility for direct stimulus checks to Americans, lowering the income level for those who would qualify for payments, according to a Democratic source.
Biden Says US Will Have Enough COVID Vaccine Supply For All Adults By End Of MayPresident Biden on Tuesday announced the U.S. will have enough vaccine supply to cover all adults by the end of May, significantly sooner his previous timeline of the end of July.
Biden's $1.9 Trillion Relief Bill Passes House, But Faces Senate HurdleThe House passed President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package early Saturday morning almost entirely along partisan lines. The bill now goes the Senate, although it included a minimum wage hike that the Senate parliamentarian ruled on Thursday cannot be included.
Locals Respond With Mixed Reviews To Biden's Immigration Executive OrdersAmong President Joe Biden's three executive orders signed on Tuesday was the creation of a task force to reunite families separated under the Trump administration.