EPA Stops Fighting Court Order, Will Find Way To Close Loopholes For Asbestos UsageThe EPA said this week that it is going to work to stop allowing asbestos to be used for any kind of application in the United States.
California Urges EPA To Let State Set Its Own Auto Emissions StandardsOfficials from California, New York and other states urged the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday to allow California to set its own automobile tailpipe pollution standards.
COVID Vaccines: Uber / Lyft To Provide Free Rides To Vaccination Sites In New White House PartnershipUber and Lyft, both headquartered in San Francisco, will provide free rides to and from vaccination sites until July 4 as part of a new partnership with the White House.
COVID Vaccines: President Biden Sets Goal Of 70% Of Adults Vaccinated By July 4President Biden set a new target of having 160 million U.S. adults fully vaccinated and 70% of adults at least partially vaccinated by July 4, ramping up efforts to reach rural areas and communities where the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations has lagged.
Kamala Harris To Be First Vice President With Wax Figure At Madame TussaudsKamala Harris will soon be making more history when she becomes the first United States vice president to have a figure on display at the Madame Tussauds wax museum in New York City.
Biden Address: Harris, Pelosi Make Presidential Address HistoryVice President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made history Wednesday night as the first women to share center stage in Congress during a presidential address.
American Catholic Bishops Looking To Punish Biden, Other Politicians For Supporting AbortionA group of Catholic Bishops in the U.S. plans to take vote on telling President Joe Biden and other Catholic politicians not to take communion if they support abortion rights.
Biden To Restore California's Power To Set Auto Emission Rules, Reverse Trump DecisionThe U.S. Transportation Department is moving to reverse former President Donald Trump's bid to end California's ability to set its own automobile tailpipe pollution standards.
President Biden Announces Withdrawal Of All U.S. Troops From Afghanistan by 9/11President Biden announced Wednesday plans to pull all U.S. military forces from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021, a move that will bring an end to America's longest war by the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon.
Biden Accepts Pelosi Invitation to Address Joint Session of CongressPresident Joe Biden will address a joint session of Congress for the first time on April 28.
President Biden Taps Former Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus As Customs and Border Protection CommissionerChris Magnus, former chief of the Richmond Police Department, has been nominated by President Joe Biden to be Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.