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Takeaways from Biden’s State of the Union: Combative attacks on a foe with no name

Takeaways from Biden’s State of the Union: Combative attacks on a foe with no name

Mar 8, 2024 | 8:42am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State of the Union address is one of the durable set pieces of the presidency, a forum that almost always favors the speaker in a one-way conversation with millions of Americans. Most of the speeches are instantly dissected, and almost as quickly forgotten. But this is a most unusual year, with President Joe Biden needing to make the case not simply that his policies warrant a a second term, but that he has the personal […]
Trudeau in D.C. to talk hemispheric trade, migration at White House summit

Trudeau in D.C. to talk hemispheric trade, migration at White House summit

Nov 3, 2023 | 7:30am
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in the U.S. capital today to represent Canada at the inaugural Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity summit.  The White House meeting, hosted by President Joe Biden, marks the first official gathering of all 12 countries in the hemispheric trade framework.  The partnership, known as APEP, marks the earliest beginnings of a north-south […]

U.S. President Joe Biden to visit Canada in March, White House says

Jan 10, 2023 | 12:29pm

U.S. President Joe Biden will make his first official visit to Canada in March, the White House has confirmed. The announcement comes after Biden and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat down this morning for a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the “Three Amigos” summit in Mexico City. Canada is normally one of the first […]

Abortion ruling exposes deep chasm over the issue in the US

Jun 24, 2022 | 2:06pm

America was convulsed with anger, joy, fear and confusion Friday after the Supreme Court overturned Roe versus Wade. The canyon-like divide across the U.S. over the right to terminate a pregnancy was on full display, with abortion rights supporters calling it a dark day in history, while abortion foes welcomed the ruling as the answer […]