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Biden is expected to say federal workers must be vaccinated or face regular tests.

President Biden on Thursday will formally announce that all civilian federal employees must be vaccinated against the coronavirus or be forced to submit to regular testing, social distancing, mask requirements and restrictions on most travel, the White House said. The federal government employs more than 4 million Americans, all of whom will need to attest

‘US stands with the people of Belarus,’ says Biden after hosting Tsikhanouskaya

US President Joe Biden has expressed support for pro-democracy voices in Belarus after meeting the country”s leading opposition figure, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya. Biden hosted Tsikhanouskaya at the White House in Washington, DC on Wednesday, and later tweeted that the meeting was an “honour”. “The United States stands with the people of Belarus in their quest for

Covid: Biden shifts onus onto the unvaccinated as he readies federal worker vaccine requirement

WASHINGTON CNN —   President Joe Biden, who for months used techniques like public service announcements and grassroots campaigns to persuade Americans to get vaccinated, is adopting a tougher approach as caseloads surge: vaccine requirements and blame. The shift toward placing the onus for the current situation on those who have refused to get vaccinated

US and Russia hold ‘substantive’ strategic stability talks as Moscow raps Biden for comments

Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc/Getty Images Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman is seen in this undated file photo. CNN —   US and Russian officials had “professional and substantive talks” on strategic stability in Switzerland, the State Department said in a statement Wednesday. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman led a delegation of US officials