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April 12, 2024 at 9:50 AM

Biden administration announces another round of loan cancellation under new repayment plan

The Biden administration is canceling student loans for another 206,000 borrowers as part of a new repayment plan that offers a faster route to forgiveness
April 12, 2024 at 9:50 AM
Biden administration announces another round of student loan cancellation
April 12, 2024 at 1:02 AM

Environmentalists protest as Biden administration approves huge oil export terminal off Texas coast

The Biden administration has approved construction of a deepwater oil export terminal off the Texas coast that would be the largest of its kind in the United States
April 12, 2024 at 1:02 AM
April 11, 2024 at 9:59 PM

Education secretary elevates new deputy chief amid focus on affordability as enrollment deadlines loom

Prior to her work at the Education Department, LaWanda Toney ran the strategic communications team at the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA).
April 11, 2024 at 9:59 PM
Education secretary elevates deputy amid focus on affordability, enrollment deadlines
April 11, 2024 at 7:06 PM

Former State Department official explains resignation over US support of Israel

Former U.S. State Dept. official Dr. Annelle Sheline on resigning publicly and how she hopes the Biden administration will change its Israel policy.
April 11, 2024 at 7:06 PM
Former State Department official explains resignation over US support of Israel
April 11, 2024 at 6:26 PM

Biden administration closing 'gun show loophole'

The Biden administration on Thursday announced they are closing what is often known as the "gun show loophole."
April 11, 2024 at 6:26 PM
Biden administration closing 'gun show loophole'
April 11, 2024 at 5:34 PM

Biden administration plans to close 'gun show loophole'

The Biden administration announced on Thursday it will tighten up the definition of what it means to be "engaged in the business" of selling firearms.
April 11, 2024 at 5:34 PM
Biden administration plans to close 'gun show loophole'
April 11, 2024 at 12:59 PM

Biden administration still at odds with Israel over plans for Rafah invasion

Israeli officials plan to travel to the U.S. for a round of talks on Rafah.
April 11, 2024 at 12:59 PM
Biden administration still at odds with Israel over plans for Rafah invasion
April 10, 2024 at 11:13 PM

Mayorkas takes heat from GOP in hearings on DHS budget, border

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said that DHS has a "perennially insufficient budget" and pushed for each agency to receive needed funds.
April 10, 2024 at 11:13 PM
Mayorkas takes heat from GOP in hearings on DHS budget, border
April 10, 2024 at 10:27 PM

Alejandro Mayorkas' impeachment trial delayed

Jay O'Brien says concerns over senate attendance may have influenced House Speaker Mike Johnson's decision to delay the impeachment trial of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
April 10, 2024 at 10:27 PM
Alejandro Mayorkas' impeachment trial delayed
April 10, 2024 at 4:16 PM

Mayorkas impeachment proceedings pushed to next week

House Speaker Mike Johnson's office said Tuesday that it will delay the transmission of articles of impeachment against DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
April 10, 2024 at 4:16 PM
Mayorkas impeachment proceedings pushed to next week
April 10, 2024 at 10:53 AM

Mayorkas impeachment proceedings pushed to next week

House Speaker Mike Johnson's office said Tuesday that it will delay the transmission of articles of impeachment against DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
April 10, 2024 at 10:53 AM
Mayorkas impeachment proceedings pushed to next week
April 9, 2024 at 5:46 PM

Education secretary talks ‘life-changing’ student debt relief plan

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona breaks down who qualifies for President Biden's new student debt relief plan.
April 9, 2024 at 5:46 PM
Education secretary talks ‘life-changing’ student debt relief plan
April 9, 2024 at 1:26 AM

Culinary diplomacy: The internet is obsessed with what Janet Yellen eats in China

Ever since she ate mushrooms that can have psychedelic effects in Beijing last July, Janet Yellen has united Americans and Chinese in wanting to know what she will eat next
April 9, 2024 at 1:26 AM
April 8, 2024 at 8:13 PM

Biden announces more student loan relief plans in battleground Wisconsin

President Biden announced new student debt forgiveness plans in battleground Wisconsin on Monday that could impact over 30 million Americans if implemented.
April 8, 2024 at 8:13 PM
Biden announces more student loan relief plans in battleground Wisconsin
April 8, 2024 at 4:15 PM

DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas impeachment proceedings: What to expect

Impeachment proceedings against DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas will head to the next stage Wednesday, when the articles are expected to be transmitted to the Senate.
April 8, 2024 at 4:15 PM
DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas impeachment proceedings: What to expect
April 8, 2024 at 4:10 PM

US, Japan to make 'historic' announcements at summit, including on defense and AI: Official

President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida hold talks on Wednesday.
April 8, 2024 at 4:10 PM
US, Japan to make 'historic' announcements at summit: Official
April 7, 2024 at 3:50 PM

Yellen says US-China relationship on 'more stable footing' but more can be done to improve ties

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has met with Chinese Premier Li Qiang and sent a message of mutual cooperation despite the nations’ differences
April 7, 2024 at 3:50 PM
April 3, 2024 at 4:08 PM

Even as concerns grow about US weapons used in Gaza, no signs of waning WH support for Israel military aid

Officials insist most weapons transfers were approved before the war began.
April 3, 2024 at 4:08 PM
Amid concerns over US weapons used in Gaza, WH defends backing Israel military aid
April 3, 2024 at 3:41 PM

'We are doubling down': Attorney General Garland announces new initiatives to combat violent crime

Attorney General Merrick Garland visited Chicago Wednesday to highlight decreases in violent crime around the country.
April 3, 2024 at 3:41 PM
'We are doubling down': AG Garland announces new initiatives to combat violent crime
April 1, 2024 at 9:37 PM

US, Israel hold virtual talks in standoff over invading Rafah

Monday's negotiation comes after Israel canceled an in-person meeting.
April 1, 2024 at 9:37 PM
US, Israel hold virtual talks in standoff over invading Rafah
April 1, 2024 at 9:10 PM

White House bashes 'dishonest' Republican criticism of Biden's transgender proclamation on Easter

The White House is pushing back against top Republicans' misleading criticism of Biden's Transgender Day of Visibility proclamation on the same day as Easter
April 1, 2024 at 9:10 PM
WH bashes 'dishonest' GOP criticism of Biden's transgender proclamation on Easter
April 1, 2024 at 6:38 PM

White House Easter egg roll draws a huge crowd after storm-delayed start

A huge crowd descended on the White House lawn for this year's Easter egg roll after the event was delayed by thunder and lightning for about 90 minutes
April 1, 2024 at 6:38 PM
White House Easter egg roll draws a huge crowd after storm-delayed start
March 29, 2024 at 1:07 AM

Biden administration approves $60 million in emergency funding for bridge costs

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore gives an update on the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse recovery.
March 29, 2024 at 1:07 AM
Biden administration approves $60 million in emergency funding for bridge costs
March 28, 2024 at 9:06 PM

US hasn't ruled out consequences for Israel over looming Rafah operation: What would that look like?

The "special relationship" between the United States and Israel is under pressure amid a looming Israeli ground offensive in Rafah.
March 28, 2024 at 9:06 PM
With Rafah invasion looming, how Biden could get tough on Netanyahu and Israel
March 27, 2024 at 7:27 PM

Israel agrees to reschedule delegation visit to the White House: US official

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to reschedule his delegation’s visit to the White House after he canceled the trip on Monday.
March 27, 2024 at 7:27 PM
Israel agrees to reschedule delegation visit to the White House: US official
March 26, 2024 at 7:20 PM

White House 'disappointed' Israel canceled delegation to discuss Rafah after UN cease-fire vote

The White House said it is "disappointed" Israel canceled a delegation's visit to discuss the expected military invasion of Rafah after a U.N. cease-fire vote
March 26, 2024 at 7:20 PM
White House 'disappointed' Israel canceled trip to US after UN cease-fire vote
March 25, 2024 at 9:15 PM

US sanctions, indicts China-based hackers for allegedly targeting critical infrastructure

The United States has sanctioned China-based hackers for allegedly targeting U.S. critical infrastructure, the Treasury Department announced Monday.
March 25, 2024 at 9:15 PM
US sanctions China-based hackers for allegedly targeting critical infrastructure
March 25, 2024 at 2:31 AM

White House looks to repeal funding bill provision that would keep US embassies from flying Pride flags

The White House slammed the GOP for including a provision in the government funding bill that essentially bans LGBTQ+ Pride flags from being flown over U.S. embassies.
March 25, 2024 at 2:31 AM
WH slams funding bill provision that would keep US embassies from flying Pride flags
March 22, 2024 at 7:43 PM

Why is the Biden administration going after Big Tech?

A lawsuit against Apple this week followed cases against other tech titans.
March 22, 2024 at 7:43 PM
Why is the Biden administration going after Big Tech?
March 22, 2024 at 4:47 PM

Antony Blinken speaks from Israel amid growing tension over Rafah invasion

Secretary of State Antony Blinken says military ground operations in Rafah risk killing more civilians. ABC News' Matt Gutman and Karen Travers give their analysis.
March 22, 2024 at 4:47 PM
Antony Blinken speaks from Israel amid growing tension over Rafah invasion
March 21, 2024 at 3:50 PM

AG Merrick Garland announces Apple antitrust lawsuit

Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks after the Department of Justice announces an antitrust lawsuit against Apple. ABC News' Jack Date, Alexis Christoforous, and Brian Buckmire give their analysis.
March 21, 2024 at 3:50 PM
AG Merrick Garland announces Apple antitrust lawsuit
March 21, 2024 at 3:48 PM

Apple sued by Biden administration in landmark case over iPhone monopoly

The lawsuit alleges that Apple illegally thwarted competitors.
March 21, 2024 at 3:48 PM
Apple sued by Biden administration in landmark case over iPhone monopoly
March 21, 2024 at 3:32 PM

Department of Justice announces antitrust lawsuit against Apple

Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks after the Department of Justice announced an antitrust lawsuit against Apple.
March 21, 2024 at 3:32 PM
Department of Justice announces antitrust lawsuit against Apple
March 21, 2024 at 1:56 PM

Biden administration announcing new round of student debt relief

President Joe Biden is canceling nearly $6 billion in student debt for 78,000 public service workers.
March 21, 2024 at 1:56 PM
Biden administration announcing new round of student debt relief
March 19, 2024 at 8:37 PM

A government shutdown is looming, again. Why time is running out to avert it, despite agreement on DHS funding

Congressional leaders and the White House have reached an agreement to fund DHS, one of the last hurdles to prevent a partial government shutdown deadline Friday.
March 19, 2024 at 8:37 PM
Congressional leaders reach funding agreement -- but could a shutdown still happen?
March 19, 2024 at 3:52 PM

Antisemitism on the rise as US grapples with threats from radicalized 'lone actors,' officials say

A rise in antisemitism since Hamas' Oct. 7 terror attack on Israel is part of "preexisting increase ... around the world," Alejandro Mayorkas said
March 19, 2024 at 3:52 PM
Antisemitism rising as US also grapples with threats from 'lone' radicals: Officials
1 month ago

Here's what you need to know about Biden's executive order on women's health research

President Joe Biden signed an executive order on women's health research, to help focus on diseases and conditions that disproportionately affect women.
1 month ago
Here's what you need to know about Biden's executive order on women's health research
1 month ago

Biden administration is ‘shifting’ its views on Israel’s war response: Rep. Ro Khanna

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz interviews Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., on “This Week.”
1 month ago
Biden administration is ‘shifting’ its views on Israel’s war response: Rep. Ro Khanna
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White House wants to see ByteDance ‘no longer in control’ of TikTok: John Kirby

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz interviews White House National Security Communications Adviser John Kirby on “This Week.”
1 month ago
White House wants to see ByteDance ‘no longer in control’ of TikTok: John Kirby
1 month ago

Biden campaign joins TikTok despite administration's past security concerns: 'lol hey guys'

The Biden-Harris campaign joined TikTok on Sunday, releasing its first video featuring President Joe Biden during the Super Bowl despite security concerns.
1 month ago
Biden campaign joins TikTok despite White House's past security concerns
1 month ago

White House issues statement against House speaker

The White House sent a letter telling the House GOP to "move on" from Biden impeachment efforts.
1 month ago
White House issues statement against House speaker
1 month ago

Vice President Harris makes historic visit to Minnesota abortion clinic

ABC News' Selina Wang and Averi Harper discuss Vice President Kamala Harris' visit to a Planned Parenthood Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.
1 month ago
Vice President Harris makes historic visit to Minnesota abortion clinic
1 month ago

White House announces $300 million military aid package for Ukraine

The package will include badly needed missiles, ammunition and artillery rounds.
1 month ago
White House announces $300 million military aid package for Ukraine
1 month ago

GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley accuses Biden administration of trying to silence immigration judges

GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley is accusing the Biden administration of attempting to silence immigration judges who often highlight shortcomings in the immigration court system.
1 month ago
Sen. Grassley accuses Biden administration of trying to silence immigration judges
1 month ago

HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge to step down

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge announced Monday that she is stepping down from her cabinet position later this month.
1 month ago
HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge to step down
1 month ago

HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge to step down

Fudge, who has run Housing and Urban Development since the start of the Biden administration, said she plans to retire.
1 month ago
HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge to step down
1 month ago

Buttigieg calls out Katie Britt's misleading use of sex trafficking victim's story to attack Biden

Pete Buttigieg on Sunday called out Sen. Katie Britt's misleading use of a sex trafficking victim's story to attack Biden in her response to his State of the Union
1 month ago
Buttigieg calls out Sen. Katie Britt's misleading use of sex abuse victim's story
1 month ago

Pressure on Biden administration to use US influence to achieve cease-fire

White House Communications Director Ben LaBolt talks about how to get critical aid into Gaza by sea, Biden's moves after the State of the Union and the border crisis.
1 month ago
Pressure on Biden administration to use US influence to achieve cease-fire
1 month ago

Could the West use Russia's own money to help Ukraine? US officials think so

Support is building in the U.S. and in Europe for the unprecedented idea of seizing frozen Russian bank assets to help Ukraine defend and rebuild itself.
1 month ago
Could the West use Russia's own money to help Ukraine? US officials think so
1 month ago

White House announces guest list for State of the Union

The White House on Thursday announced the guests that will be seated in first lady Jill Biden's box at President Joe Biden's State of the Union address.
1 month ago
White House announces guest list for State of the Union