Biden expresses condolences over death of Nobel Peace Prize Winner Desmond Tutu

Washington, Dec 27 (UNI/Sputnik) US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden have expressed condolences over the death of Desmond Mpilo Tutu, South African Anglican archbishop, human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner.

Tutu passed away on Sunday at t

Biden says considering reversing southern African COVID travel ban, will talk to team soon

Washington, Dec 22 (UNI/Sputnik) The White House is considering reversing the travel ban on southern African countries prompted by the emergence of the Omicron coronavirus variant there since the virus is already widespread in the United States, President Joe Biden said.

Biden declares state of emergency in Kentucky after deadly tornado - White House

Washington, Dec 12 (UNI/Sputnik) US President Joe Biden has declared a state of emergency in Kentucky where a deadly storm killed dozens of people.

"Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that an emergency exists in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and ord

Biden signs bill to fast-track process to raise US debt limit - Statement

Washington, Dec 11 (UNI/Sputnik) President Joe Biden announced that he has signed a bill to fast-track the process to raise the US debt ceiling that would prevent a default on the United States' debt.

"I just signed a bill to fast-track the process to rais

Biden signs order directing federal gov't to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

Washington, Dec 9 (UNI/Xinhua) US President Joe Biden signed an executive order that requires the federal government to achieve a goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

"As the single largest land owner, energy consumer, and employer in the Nation, the Fed

Biden meets with European allies about Russian military buildup near Ukraine - White House

Washington, Dec 7 (UNI/Sputnik) US President Joe Biden discussed with European allies the Russian military buildup near Ukrain and underscored the collective support for the country's sovereignty, the White House said in a readout of the call.

"The leaders

Biden's polyp was benign but potentially pre-cancerous lesion: Doctor

Washington, Nov 25 (UNI/Sputnik) A polyp, which US President Joe Bide had recently got removed, was a tubular adenoma, which is a benign but potentially pre-cancerous lesion, presidential physician Kevin O’Connor said.

Last week, Biden underwent a colonoscopy

US yet to take call on CAATSA waiver for India over purchase of Russian S-400 missiles

Washington, Nov 24 (UNI) The US has not taken a call yet on a waiver for India under the CAATSA sanctions over New Delhi’s purchase of S-400 Triumf missiles from Russia, the Biden administration has said.

The comments come as Russia has announced that deliver

White House says Biden intends to run for reelection in 2024

Washington, Nov 23 (UNI/Sputnik) Joe Biden intends to run for reelection in 2024, White House spokesperson Jen Psaki confirmed on Monday during a press briefing aboard Air Force One.

“He is, that’s his intention,” Psaki said in response to a quest

Biden approves proposed AUKUS deal to exchange naval nuclear propulsion info - White House

Washington, Nov 20 (UNI/Sputnik) US President Joe Biden approved the proposed agreement between the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom (AUKUS) to exchange naval nuclear propulsion information, the White House said.

"I have reviewed and concur in t