Biden Fires Social Security Commissioner for Allegedly Politicizing Agency's Benefits
Social Security Administration commissioner Andrew Saul has been fired by United States President Joe Biden's administration for allegedly undermining and politicizing the agency's benefits. Saul and many Republican lawmakers criticized the decision of the Democratic leader.
Joe Biden Urges Russia's Vladimir Putin to Act as US Defends People, Infrastructure Against Cyberattacks
In the wake of previous cyberattacks that affected hundreds of firms, President Joe Biden presses Russia's Vladimir Putin to take action as the US is committed in protecting its people and key infrastructure.
US Officials Set to Ban More Chinese Companies From American Economy Over Xinjiang Abuse Controversies
United States President Joe Biden's administration continues to double down on China's government by adding more Chinese companies to a blacklist, banning them from doing business with American establishments. The list was created as punishment for those allegedly involved in human rights abuses in Xinjiang.
Fourth Stimulus Check Petition Gains 2.5M Signatures; Are Monthly Relief Payments of $2000 for Adults, $1000 for Children Possible?
A Change.org petition that calls for fourth stimulus checks worth up to $1,800 for adults and either $300 or $250 per month for each child has reached 2.5 million signatures. The starter of the petition, Stephanie Bonin, created the call after her restaurant closed down amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Secret Service Paid Nearly $10,200 for 18-Day Stay in Trump Bedminster Resort for Security
Former United States Presidnet Donald Trump allegedly charged the Secret Service nearly $10,200 for an 18-day stay in his Bedminster resort in New Jersey to provide security. The Republican has been known to ask for lucrative amounts from the Service for providing him with protection.
Taliban Group Visits Moscow, Reassures Russian Special Envoy They Are no Threat
Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country was ready to provide military support after the Taliban group expanded its reach in Afghanistan. The insurrection group, on the other hand, reassured they have no intentions of going to war against the Russian nation.
Joe Biden Announces US Military Troops to Pull Out Sooner Than Planned, Vows Not to Send Another Generation of Americans in Afghanistan
President Joe Biden announced US military troops pullout on August 31, ending the country's engagement in Afghanistan War 12 days sooner than planned.
Unemployment Benefits Set to Expire in September; Which States Continue to Give Out Money?
Americans can expect to stop receiving unemployment benefits this September as U.S. President Joe Biden said he would allow the expiration. However, some state judges are opposing the decision and ruling to continue providing financial support to jobless residents.
Biden Administration Defends Door-to-Door Vaccination Efforts, Argues It’s Not Mandatory Under Law
United States President Joe Biden's administration stressed that it would be continuing with its efforts to get more residents vaccinated by pushing for the door-to-door visits. White House Speaker Jen Psaki said that the purpose of the visits would be to let people know where to get vaccinated and the protection that that vaccination offers.
North Korea Faces Harsh Food Shortage of Around 860,000 Tons This Year, United Nations Report
North Korea would face a harsh lean period of food shortage of nearly 860,000 tons this year, the UN Food and Agricultural Organization warned.
Donald Trump Sues Facebook, Twitter, Google For "Breach of Freedom of Speech" to Recover Accounts
Former President Donald Trump announced he is suing Facebook, Twitter, and Google in an attempt to recover his blocked accounts.
German 'Double Agent' Arrested, Accused of Working for China to Gather Classified Intel
A German political scientist was arrested and charged with being a double agent for China, providing the latter with sensitive intelligence for nearly a decade. Authorities said the man has worked for the German think tank for the last 50 years before retiring.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Declares State of Emergency on Gun Violence, Targeting Manufacturers
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a state of emergency in response with the continuous gun violence.
Child Tax Credit Update: Money to be Given Out Starting July 15; Some Are Hesitant to Receive Support
Many American parents are looking forward to receiving financial support from the child tax credit payment that would give out monthly payments to every child in a family. However, some are hesitant to get the relief as it is only an advance on the increased child tax credit and not something like a stimulus check.
China Advises the US to Listen to North Korea as Top Envoy Speaks With Chinese Counterpart
The US' top envoy talked with his Chinese counterpart on Tuesday, but China reportedly advised America to listen to North Korea.