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uscovid dec08 16may22 US Covid cases increased by 60 percent in the last fortnight, according to the New York Times' latest tally. With 30890 new cases reporting on Sunday, the total number of people infected with the killer bug in the country has risen to 82,476,893, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. With 32 Covid deaths, the total U.S. Covid casualties reached 999,607. All other Covid metrics in the U

us housing 051622 The Biden administration unveiled an action plan Monday aimed at easing the burden of housing costs by boosting the supply of quality housing in every community. The President's Housing Supply Action Plan includes legislative and administrative actions that aim to help close America's housing supply shortfall in five years, starting with the creation and preservation of hundreds of thousands o

ukraine apr20 16may22 Ukrainian troops who are fighting back against Russian military in the Kharkiv region, have reached the border with Russia, reports quoting the region's governor said. Troops restored a Ukrainian sign marking the border, says Oleh Sinegubov, who is the governor of Ukraine's second largest city and home to 1.4 million people. Ukrainian forces have been retaking territory in north-eastern areas in

publicsafety may13 President Joe Biden has announced $10 billion in American Rescue Plan funding to improve the country's public safety and violence prevention. This includes at least $6.5 billion in State and Local funds committed by more than half of states and more than 300 communities across the country, who have answered the President's call. Before the American Rescue Plan passed, the Menino Survey found t

uscoronavirus may13 For the second consecutive day, U.S. Covid daily cases crossed the dreaded 100,000 mark. This is the fifth time this month alone the infection rate has soared above that level. With 102,513 new cases reported on Thursday, the total number of people that have been infected with the killer bug in the country has risen to 82,325,714, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data.

lindafaganconfirmed may13 The Senate has confirmed Adm. Linda L. Fagan as the next commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, paving the way for her to become the first woman to lead the Coast Guard as well as the first woman Service Chief of any U.S. military service. Nominated by President Joe Biden in April, Fagan will succeed Adm. Karl Schultz as head of the Coast Guard when he retires by the end of May. A change of command

babyformulashortage may13 President Joe Biden has announced steps to combat baby formula shortage in the United States after meeting with retailers and infant formula manufacturers Thursday. The country has been experiencing widespread shortage of infant formula after a voluntary recall of infant powdered formula by Abbott Nutrition, the largest U.S. infant formula manufacturer, and the subsequent closure of its manufactu

uscovid may12 May 12, 2022 marked another tragic milestone in the history of the worst pandemic to have the rattled the United States, as the number of American lives that the coronavirus has claimed crossed the one million mark.

aseanspecialsummi may12 President Joe Biden will host ASEAN Leaders for a two-day U.S.-ASEAN Special Summit beginning in Washington on Thursday. This is the first time in its 45-year history that ASEAN leaders will be welcomed together to Washington, D.C. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other senior Congress leaders will welcome the ASEAN leaders to the Capitol Hill for a bipartisan working lunch. After that, the AS

swedenfinland 0512 Russia has warned Finland and Sweden against joining the NATO, saying there would be consequences. Finland's President Sauli Niinistö and Prime Minister Sanna Marin announced their support for joining NATO. The Nordic country should apply to join the defense alliance "without delay," the leaders said in a joint statement Thursday. Addressing the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs

pregnancy may12 The Women's Health Protection Act, a Democrat-led legislation to codify U.S. women's reproductive rights including the right to abortion nationwide, failed to pass in the Senate after it fell short of the 60-vote threshold to avoid filibuster. All the lawmakers, except Joe Manchin, voted in party line, resulting in 49 votes in favor and 51 votes against the Bill. The Democrat Senator from West

covidsummit may11 World leaders will gather virtually on Thursday for the Second Global Covid-19 Summit to consider crucial next steps in the global pandemic response. The Covid Summit will be co-chaired by the United States as first Covid Summit Chair; Belize, as CARICOM Chair; Germany, holding the G7 Presidency; Indonesia, holding the G20 Presidency; and Senegal as African Union Chair. The Summit will focus on

fundingforukraine may11 The US House of Representatives passed with broad bipartisan support a bill to provide more than $40 billion in emergency funding in security, economic, and humanitarian assistance to Ukraine battling Russian invasion. The Additional Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2022 was approved in the House by a vote of 368-57. The Senate will next take up the measure, and is likely to approve it,

uscoronavirus may10 The United States on Monday reported a whopping 110,182 new cases of coronavirus infection. With this, the total number of people that have been infected with the killer bug in the country has risen to 81,976,948, as per the latest data from Johns Hopkins University.

ukrainedemocracydefense may10 President Joe Biden has signed legislation that aims to streamline and accelerate U.S. military aid to Ukraine. The "Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act of 2022" provides the U.S. President more authority to lend or lease defense articles to Ukraine or other Eastern European countries.

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