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Biden preparing intensely for Putin’s tactics with aides and allies

Biden preparing intensely for Putin’s tactics with aides and allies

President Joe Biden is using time away from summit meetings on his European tour this week for intense preparations ahead of his talks with Vladimir Putin, according to officials, as he works to avoid the pitfalls his predecessors faced in showdowns with the Russian leader. Most of his formal meetings this week have started after…MORE

Education Secretary tells White House reopening schools is ‘challenging for all’

Education Secretary tells White House reopening schools is ‘challenging for all’

US Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona says there “is much work to be done” to continue the progress being made on school reopenings nationwide. He notes the biggest challenges include aging school buildings and ventilation, adequate transportation, and ensuring overall equity and access to education, according to a memo Cardona sent President Biden’s Chief of…MORE

Biden’s agenda hits roadblocks in Congress as he preaches democracy overseas

Biden’s agenda hits roadblocks in Congress as he preaches democracy overseas

As President Joe Biden makes the case for democracy overseas, his agenda back home is facing major obstacles in Washington, where early progress on several key items has stalled in Congress. Plodding negotiations and calls to drop bipartisan overtures could imperil — or even unravel — headway on infrastructure, police reform and voting rights. And…MORE

President Biden arrives at NATO for first visit as President

President Biden arrives at NATO for first visit as President

President Joe Biden has arrived at his first in-person North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit Monday, vowing to reaffirm the United States’ commitment to a military alliance his predecessor viewed with disdain. “I want to make it clear: NATO is critically important for US interests in and of itself. If there weren’t one, we’d have to…MORE

Exclusive: US assessing reported leak at Chinese nuclear power facility

Exclusive: US assessing reported leak at Chinese nuclear power facility

The US government has spent the past week assessing a report of a leak at a Chinese nuclear power plant, after a French company that part owns and helps operate it warned of an “imminent radiological threat,” according to US officials and documents reviewed by CNN. The warning included an accusation that the Chinese safety…MORE

3 takeaways from President Joe Biden’s first G7 summit

3 takeaways from President Joe Biden’s first G7 summit

When President Joe Biden and his aides were planning his visit to the Cornish coast this weekend, many — including the President — viewed it as something of a homecoming. Long a fixture at international summits, Biden’s return to the table represented more than just an elder statesman finally taking his place among the club…MORE

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