Boris Johnson Urges Young People to Get Covid Vaccines
In a video address targeted to Britain's young people, Prime Minister Boris Johnson thanked them for protecting vulnerable populations and encouraged people 18 and older to be vaccinated.
E.U. Recommends Lifting Nonessential Travel Ban
After a year of tight coronavirus restrictions, the European Union recommended on Friday that its member states lift the ban on nonessential travel for visitors from the United States.
House Signs Bill Recognizing Juneteenth as a Federal Holiday
The House held an official signing ceremony to make Juneteenth, the 19th of June, an official federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States.
Putin Calls Meeting With Biden 'Constructive'
Mr. Putin told reporters Wednesday that there had been 'no hostility' in his first meeting with Mr. Biden.
Russian and American Media Scuffle Before Diplomacy Meeting
A chaotic scrum between American and Russian reporters erupted on Wednesday before closed-door meetings between President Biden and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.
Biden Raises Human Rights and Cybersecurity With Putin
Mr. Biden discussing his meeting with Mr. Putin.
Yellen Says Key to Economic Recovery Is in 'Smart Policies'
Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen testified to Congress on Wednesday about economic recovery in the wake of the coronavirus. Yellen promoted Biden's policies on paid family leave and education as the best way to fix long-existing disparities.
Overnight Israeli Airstrikes Hit Gaza
The Wednesday airstrikes were in response to incendiary balloons sent into Israel by Hamas. The exchange came after tensions rose on Tuesday when Israel's new government permitted far-right Jews to march through Palestinian areas of Jerusalem.
Watch Full Video: Biden Provides Update After Meeting With Putin
President Biden delivered an update after his meeting with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia. The two met for the first time as tensions escalate between the world leaders.
Biden and Putin Meet Face to Face in Geneva
On Wednesday, President Biden met with the president of Russia, Vladimir V. Putin, in Geneva. The two global leaders are meeting as tensions between Washington and Moscow have escalated over the last year.