Standing next to the leader of South Korea at the White House on Friday, President Biden said he was 'deeply concerned' about the nuclear threat from North Korea and said he wouldn't repeat the mistakes of past administrations.
At a special meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, Secretary General AntÃ³nio Guterres called for a halt to the fighting between Israel and Hamas. He cited more than 200 Palestinian deaths, including 60 children, since the conflict started.
President Biden gave the keynote speech at a graduation ceremony for the United States Coast Guard Academy on Wednesday. In the speech, he praised the Coast Guard's role during the Covid-19 pandemic and its efforts to combat global warming.
A funeral was held for Yusef Abu Hussein, a Palestinian reporter working in Gaza overnight who was killed in an Israeli airstrike. He was the first journalist to be killed in the latest Israeli bombardment of the territory.
Palestinian citizens, activists, workers and business owners shuttered stores and downed their tools in an organized strike, and took to the streets protesting Israel's air campaign in Gaza and other measures targeting Palestinians.
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