US condemns ‘unjust’ media arrests in Hong Kong

US condemns ‘unjust’ media arrests in Hong Kong

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is calling on the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong authorities to release journalists and media executives arrested in recent days, claiming that their charges of sedition are unjust.Secretary of State Antony Blinken…

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Disillusionment and disappointment: Biden’s White House struggles to find its footing on immigration

Disillusionment and disappointment: Biden’s White House struggles to find its footing on immigration

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden kicked off his administration with lofty goals to revamp America’s immigration system, but with the end of the year approaching, lawsuits and infighting have stalled policy changes, officials have fielded criticism from allies and critics over management of the US...

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The Supreme Court has upheld state and local vaccine mandates. That may not save Biden’s.

The Supreme Court has upheld state and local vaccine mandates. That may not save Biden’s.

This post was originally published on this siteA Supreme Court that has declined to block several types of vaccine mandates is now considering whether to allow the Biden administration to require millions of Americans to get Covid-19 vaccines.

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Why Biden isn’t likely to find much political relief abroad in 2022

Why Biden isn’t likely to find much political relief abroad in 2022

This post was originally published on this siteJoe Biden hasn’t had a day in the White House free of intractable domestic challenges that threaten to doom his presidency. But his hopes of a 2022 rebound are complicated by equally treacherous tests abroad.

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Biden to address governors as Covid caseloads soar

Biden to address governors as Covid caseloads soar

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden will confer with the nation’s governors on Monday as a wave of Covid-19, driven by the heavily transmissible Omicron variant of the coronavirus, crashes across the country and drives caseloads to record levels in areas of the Northeast.

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More than 800 religious leaders pressure Biden to pass voting rights legislation

More than 800 religious leaders pressure Biden to pass voting rights legislation

This post was originally published on this site Over 800 religious leaders are calling on the Biden administration and Senate Democrats to pass voting rights legislation next year, CNN reports. “We cannot be clearer: you must act now to protect every American’s freedom to vote without interference and with confidence...

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Putin sees ‘positive’ US reaction to Russia’s security proposals over Ukraine

Putin sees ‘positive’ US reaction to Russia’s security proposals over Ukraine

This post was originally published on this site President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Washington’s willingness to discuss Russia’s security proposals aimed at curbing NATO’s eastward expansion was “positive”, as fears mount in the West over a major military escalation in Ukraine. The Kremlin has grown increasingly insistent that the...

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