# White house
New Zealand Prime Minister to Make Rare White House Visit Tuesday
Jacinda Ardern to visit White House.Image Creative Commons via Wikimedia. New Zealand's leader, Jacinda Ardern, is in the U.S. and will be meeting with President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris in Washington DC on Tuesday.
Many Americans to Get Free Internet from White House Initiative
US President 46, Mr. Joe Biden announced from the White House, actionable commitments from 20 leading internet service providers to cut prices, and have eligible consumers pay no more than $30 per month for internet service. In some cases, the services are free to consumers.
First Black Woman To Be Appointed As White House Press Secretary To Succeed Jen Psaki
Karine Jean-Pierre is going to be appointed as the first Black woman and the first openly lesbian person to serve as White House press secretary is a significant step forward in representation, and she is well aware of that fact.
Vice President Kamala Harris Tests Positive for Coronavirus
Coronavirus is making its way through the White House.(franckreporter/iStock) As of Tuesday, Vice President Kamala Harris has tested positive for the coronavirus. This news comes only days after the current division between the Vice President and President Joe Biden came into question.
New Details On The Climate Activist Who Died After Lighting Himself On Fire At The Supreme Court
On April 22, 2022 early reports of a man who attempted to set himself on fire rung out over social media. Subsequent videos showed a medical helicopter landing near the Supreme Court. New details have been released regarding the man and motive.
Man Tried To Set Himself On Fire Outside the Supreme Court
On Friday evening, someone lit themselves on fire just outside the Supreme Court building. No motive is known yet and the individual has not been publicly identified. The Capital Police tweeted that a medical helicopter had landed near the Capitol for a "medical emergency" and noted that it was "not a public safety issue". They also tweeted that they would be closing two roads because of the emergency. Chad Pergram tweeted a video of the helicopter landing from a nearby area just outside the Supreme Court. According to CBS, the incident took place in the plaza in front of the court building.
Gov Abbott delivers on his word to bus migrants to Washington after the White House called this plan a 'publicity stunt'
The White House called Governor Abbott's plan to send migrants to Washington, DC, on charter buses a publicity stunt until the Texas governor delivered on his word. Governor Greg Abbott of Texas.Gage Skidmore / Flickr.
Gas Prices Are About To Get Cheaper In Texas
President Joe Biden will suspend a federal rule prohibiting the sale of higher ethanol blend gasoline in Texas (and around the country). The reason? His administration wants to bring down gas prices, which have drastically risen since Russia first invaded Ukraine. Quoting an article published by NPR:
Biden praised for transformation by South African president for appointing the first Black woman to Supreme Court
President Joe Biden was given praise for transformation by the South African President Cyril Ramaphosa for appointing Ketanji Brown as the first Black woman in the United States' history on the Supreme Court.
Experts say Biden Administration’s domestic oil policies played a role in rising gas prices, but POTUS blames Putin
Experts say that U.S. President Biden's Administration's domestic policies on oil had a hand in the increase of gas prices that consumers have been seeing lately. The United States of America President Joe Biden.Stingrayschuller / Flickr.
Biden's Historic Release of Oil Could Alleviate Gas Crisis
The United States is the largest producer of oil on the globe.(Gerasimov174/iStock) A statement from the White House was released today. United States President Joe Biden will be combatting inflated petrol prices by removing an estimated one hundred eighty million of the [current] five hundred sixty-eight million barrels of oil from the United States Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
Trump's White House Phone Records on January 6 Show an 8-hour Gap.
Two persons familiar with the House panel's probe said White House tapes of Trump's phone calls show an almost 8-hour gap as violence erupted and his supporters stormed the Capitol on January 6.
The White House Cannot Afford Extra Vaccines Doses
White House officials have been on a spending spree since the pandemic began. But it seems this behavior is coming to an end. Many had hoped for a fourth stimulus check, but no plans are underway yet.
Covid Treatment Funding Is At Risk Of Running Out
Congress is in a stalemate to pass a funding bill that included $15.6 in Covid aid. If a funding plan is not passed funding for critical treatments would shift to private insurance and out of pocket cost to Americans who require medical attention for their infection.
Money from $7 billion in frozen funds will go to families that filed lawsuits, not just any 9/11 first responders
The funds that the Biden Administration will be made available from the $7 billion in frozen funds will go to families that filed lawsuits and not necessarily 9/11 first responders.
US Wants Diplomacy To Solve The Russia-Ukraine Problem; National Security Advisor Warns For A Possible Russian Threat
While the United States is strongly committed to finding a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine problem, the White House national security adviser has once again raised the possibility of a Russian invasion of the country in question.
The Biden Administration is mailing you a free Covid test, with over 500 million tests set for dispensation to Americans
The Biden Administration will be mailing Americans 500 million free Covid-19 tests, a move that has been described by health experts as "little too late" given that the tests were in demand during the early stages of the Omicron wave.
First lady names Biden's new cat after Pennsylvania town
Gray tabby cat.Sandrololo/Pixabey (Canva Pro license.) Today, the White House got a new furry addition to the presidential quarters -- Willow the cat. The "First Cat" is a two-year-old gray and white tabby cat who now shares the Twitter account @TheOvalPawffice with the "First Dog," Commander, a lively German Shepard puppy.
NYC Daily Roundup 01/19: White House to distribute N95 masks throughout the nation, Knicks lose at MSG & more news
(John Moore/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) Happy Wednesday, fellow New Yorkers! Welcome to another edition of the New York City Daily Roundup — the best way to catch the latest news from across the five boroughs.
With $1.15M from Canadian Federal Government Partner, MITACS, NPEV Readies for Production in Less than 60 Days
We will soon be entering the next generation of EV charging capabilities as a society. Worksport Ltd. (NASDAQ: WKSP) (NASDAQ: WKSPW), the world's leading manufacturer of tonneau covers for pickup trucks and the creator of the world’s first solar tonneau for electric vehicles, through its subsidiary Terravis Energy Inc., received a $1.15 million grant from MITACS – a nonprofit, national research organization in Canada, supporting industrial and social innovation while partnering with earth-shaking initiatives in industry, academia, and government.