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Biden's US revives support for WHO, reversing Trump retreat

GENEVA — The United States will resume funding for the World Health Organization and join its consortium aimed at sharing coronavirus vaccines fairly around the globe, President Joe Biden’s top adviser on the pandemic said Thursday, renewing support

Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad, at least 32 dead

BAGHDAD — Twin suicide bombings ripped through a busy market in the Iraqi capital Thursday, killing at least 32 people and wounding dozens, officials said.

World hopes for renewed co-operation with US under Biden

MEXICO CITY — World leaders welcomed into their ranks the new U.S.

Military helicopter crash kills 3 in training exercise in NY

MENDON, N.Y. — Three National Guard members on a training flight were killed Wednesday when their helicopter crashed in a farmer's field in western New York. The craft, a UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter, crashed around 6:30 p.m.

Senate confirms Biden 1st Cabinet pick as Democrats control

WASHINGTON — Three new senators were sworn into office Wednesday after President Joe Biden's inauguration, securing the majority for Democrats in the Senate and across a unified government to tackle the new president's agenda at a time of unprecedent

Biden inaugural: Abrupt pivot to civility in post-Trump era

Washington couldn’t turn the page quickly enough from Donald Trump to President Joe Biden.

Indian village cheers for Harris during swearing-in as US VP

THULASENDRAPURAM, India — With chants of “Long live Kamala Harris,” fireworks and prayers, residents of a tiny Indian village celebrated her inauguration as U.S. vice-president .

Biden puts U.S. back into fight to slow global warming

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden returned the United States to the worldwide fight to slow global warming in one of his first official acts Wednesday and immediately launched a series of climate-friendly efforts that would transform how Americans dri

On Day One, Biden targets Trump policies on climate, virus

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is moving swiftly to dismantle Donald Trump's legacy on his first day in office, signing a series of executive actions that reverse course on immigration, climate change, racial equity and the handling of the coronavi

Biden plans temporary halt of oil activity in Arctic refuge

JUNEAU, Alaska — President Joe Biden's administration announced plans Wednesday for a temporary moratorium on oil and gas leasing in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge after the Trump administration issued leases in a part of the refuge conside