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New book suggests Birx wanted Trump to lose presidential election

New book suggests Birx wanted Trump to lose presidential election

A new book written by one of President Joe Biden’s top coronavirus advisers suggests Dr. Deborah Birx hoped former President Donald Trump would lose the 2020 presidential election. In “Preventable,” his new book detailing the federal government’s failures on mitigating the pandemic, Andy Slavitt writes that he met with Birx last August in Minnesota after…MORE

Macron says Biden is ‘part of the club’ at the G7 in leaders’ first formal meeting

Macron says Biden is ‘part of the club’ at the G7 in leaders’ first formal meeting

US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron held their first formal in-person meeting on Saturday. The two leaders discussed a number of issues, ranging from global health security efforts to end the coronavirus pandemic across the globe, inequities stemming from globalization, the global tax rate and the transatlantic alliance, according to the White…MORE

Biden causes sighs of relief among world leaders even as G7 divisions linger

Biden causes sighs of relief among world leaders even as G7 divisions linger

When President Donald Trump used his elbows at international summits, it was to throw them — on trade, on Russia and, once, to help remove the Montenegrin prime minister from his path to a photo-op. His successor Joe Biden used his elbows differently this week. Arriving to his first global summit, he crooked his arm…MORE

On this day in 1967: Loving v. Virginia and interracial marriage

On this day in 1967: Loving v. Virginia and interracial marriage

Editor’s note: This story was originally published for CNN on April 13, 2017. A century after the end of the Civil War, more than a dozen states still had laws on the books banning interracial marriage. Enter Mildred and Richard Loving, a Virginia couple whose June 12, 1967 Supreme Court ruling dealt a major blow…MORE

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