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uscoronavirus may24 Driven by the highly transmissible subvariants of Omicron in parts of the country, U.S. daily Covid cases crossed the dreaded 100,000 mark once again. With 109,258 new cases reported on Monday, the total number of people that have been infected with the killer bug in the country has risen to 83,408,477.

ukrainewar may24 US President Joe Biden has accused Russian leader Vladimir Putin of trying to extinguish the Ukrainian culture. Addressing the Quad Summit in Tokyo on Tuesday, Biden said, "If you turn on the television and you'll see what Russia is doing now, it appears to me that Putin is just trying to extinguish a culture. He's not even aiming at military targets anymore; he's taking out every school, every

artemisprogram may24 President Joe Biden has announced that NASA will help the first Japanese astronaut land on the Moon, accompanied by an American astronaut, under the Artemis Program. This was revealed during Biden's meeting with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo on Monday. As a first step, a Japanese astronaut will work abord the lunar gateway, an outpost to be built in the Moon's orbit. "In recent

americanrescueplan may24 The American Rescue Plan Implementation Team and the Domestic Policy Council on Monday released their interim American Rescue Plan Equity Report. It details efforts to ensure equity in 32 Major American Rescue Plan Policies that represent nearly $900 billion or 60 percent of American Rescue Plan funds. The report, together with ongoing economic statistics, claims that the American Rescue Plan

ukraine feb23 23may22 A Ukrainian court has sentenced a young Russian soldier to life imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to killing an unarmed civilian in the ongoing war. 21-year-old Vadim Shishimarin thus became the convict in the first war crimes trial held in Ukraine over Russia's invasion.

uscoronavirus may23 With 18,309 new cases reported on Sunday, the total number of people that have been infected with coronavirus in the United States has risen to 83,290,712. With 25 additional Covid deaths, total U.S. Covid casualties reached 1,002,174, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data.

babyformulashortage may13 23may22 A US military plane carrying 78,000 pounds of baby formula arrived in Indianapolis on Sunday from Germany, to address shortage caused by Abbott Nutrition recall. The specialty infant formula manufactured in an FDA-approved facility is enough for more than half a million bottles, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters aboard Air Force One during President Joe Biden's flight

usportcargo nov11 23may22 President Joe Biden on Monday launched the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) in Tokyo, in partnership with a dozen Asia-Pacific countries. The United States is an Indo-Pacific economic power, and the new strategy of expanding its economic leadership in the region is to counter growing Chinese influence in Asia by working with 12 Asia-Pacific partners on common standards in are

uscoronavirus may20 For the fourth consecutive day this month, U.S. Covid daily cases crossed the dreaded 100,000 mark. With 109,740 new cases reported on Thursday, the total number of people that have been infected with the killer bug in the country has risen to 83,060,981.

boeing starliner 052022 After two failed attempts since 2019, Boeing's CST-100 Starliner is in orbit, heading for the International Space Station. The next-generation spacecraft was launched Thursday on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket on a mission designed to test the end-to-end capabilities of the crew-capable system as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program.

russiaukrainewar may20 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the southeastern Donbas region where the Russian attacks are focused is "completely destroyed." "There are constant strikes on the Odesa region, on the cities of central Ukraine, and the Donbas is completely destroyed," he said in a video address Thursday night. Zelensky accused Russia of a "deliberate and criminal attempt to kill as many Ukrainians as possible."

abortion may20 Oklahoma's legislature passed a bill that would ban abortions from the stage of fertilization, effectively prohibiting almost all abortions in the state. Oklahoma House of Representatives approved HB 4327 by a vote of 73-16, and it will become law after signed by Governor Kevin Stitt. The Republican Governor is a strong supporter of legislation limiting abortion, who says Oklahoma should be "the

japansouthkorea may19 On Thursday, President Joe Biden will embark on a tour of South Korea and Japan. This will be his first trip as President to the Indo-Pacific. Air Force One carrying the President will depart Anchorage, Alaska, en route South Korean capital Seoul at 8:30 PM ET. "On this trip, he'll have the opportunity to reaffirm and reinforce two vital security alliances, to deepen two vibrant economic partn

uscoronavirus may19 A new omicron subvariant that is spreading in a large chunk of the United States is poised to take over BA.2 as the dominant strain circulating in the country, according to White House COVID-?19 Response Team. The new strain, BA.2.12.1., "is more contagious with more immune escape, and they are driving a lot of the increases in infection that we're seeing across the nation right now", White House

babyfood may19 In order to combat baby formula shortage caused by Abbott Nutrition's voluntary recall, President Joe Biden has announced a set of additional actions. To ensure that U.S. manufacturers have the necessary ingredients to make safe, healthy infant formula, the President is invoking the Defense Production Act. He is requiring suppliers to direct needed resources to infant formula manufacturers before

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