New York, Jan 28 (IANS) With a 60 minute briefing on Wednesday, the Joe Biden administration marked the return of the country's finest medical professionals to top of the heap in taking on the challenge of Covid-19's deadly rampage in the US which is likely to claim 90,000 lives in the next four weeks alone.
New York, Jan 27 (IANS) Five Republicans joined Democrats to fight off a challenge to the impeachment trial of former US President Donald Trump voting down a fellow-Republican's attempt to block it, but the vote also showed that the attempt to convict him could fail.
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Tuesday discussed arms control and other issues during their first phone conversation, said the White House.
New York, Jan 27 (IANS) "Withdrawn". A single word on a thick bureaucratic file on the seventh day of the Biden administration delivered a huge win for spouses of workers on H1B visas in the US who spent the last four years worried sick that their work authorisations would be killed off.
New York, Jan 27 (IANS) Within seven days of taking over as US president, Joe Biden on Tuesday declared that his government is "working to purchase" a total of 200 million additional doses of two authorised vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna which will be enough to vaccinate 300 million Americans by late summer this year.
New York, Jan 27 (IANS) US states wringing their hands at empty cupboards left by the Trump administration will be getting a 17 per cent boost in Covid-19 vaccine supply next week.
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed Antony Blinken as President Joe Biden's Secretary of State.
United Nations, Jan 26 (IANS) President Joe Biden appointed two Indian Americans, Sohini Chatterjee and Aditi Gorur, to the leadership team of the US mission to the UN on Tuesday.
New York, Jan 26 (IANS) US President Joe Biden's underpromise-overdeliver strategy on Covid-19 vaccine allocation landed its most optimistic message yet, pointing to vaccination for any American who wants a shot by "this Spring".
New York, Jan 26 (IANS) A team from the US House of Representatives ceremoniously walked across the Capitol, along the path of the mayhem that rocked Congress on January 6, to the Senate chamber and presented the chargesheet accusing former President Donald Trump of inciting the deadly riots.
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) The US Senate on Monday voted to approve President Joe Biden's nomination of former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to be the next US Treasury Secretary, making her the first woman to hold the job.
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) US President Joe Biden on Monday signed an executive order seeking to repeal his predecessor Donald Trump's ban on most transgender people serving in the military.
Miami, Jan 25 (IANS) A banner with with the words, "Trump worst President ever" was reportedly flown by a plane near the former US leader's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, according to a media report.
New York, Jan 25 (IANS) A lawyer who helped clear Indian American Republican politician Nikki Haley of ethics charges nearly a decade ago is the man in charge of defending Donald Trump in his upcoming Senate impeachment trial.
New York, Jan 25 (IANS) Impeachment politics is moving fast. America's political pundits are all over the map on whether US Vice President Kamala Harris should, should not or could preside over the impeachment trial of former US president Donald Trump who is currently in Florida, licking his wounds and lawyering up.