Vice President Joe Biden will announce Tuesday that the Obama administration is promising $100 million to improve mental health services as part of its response to the deadly school shooting in Connecticut almost one year ago, a White House official said. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Joe Biden will announce on Tuesday a new push to increase access to mental health services with $100 million in new government funding a year after the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, sparked a failed push...
Washington (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden, an administration point man on reducing gun violence, will meet with families who lost loves ones in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre on Tuesday as the one-year anniversary of the shooting approaches. Biden, who spearheaded an effort in the aftermath of the tragedy to find ways of […]
US war veteran released from N.Korea as Biden visits frontier (via AFP) North Korea Saturday released a detained American veteran of the Korean War as US Vice President Joe Biden visited the world’s last Cold War frontier. US officials said Merrill Newman, an 85-year-old from California, headed home after arriving in Beijing…
Vice President Joe Biden's very high profile Asia-Pacific trip this week, highlighted by his nearly six-hour meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss China's new "air defense zone" over the East China Sea and other matters,...Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday will speak at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela at the National Cathedral and on Monday traveled to the South African embassy to sign a condolences book in honor of the anti-apartheid hero.
CNN's Jake Tapper issued a correction for a segment that misleadingly took comments by Vice President Joe Biden out of context. Tapper's decision to correct the record is commendable, but has yet to be imitated by Newt Gingrich, whoShow More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden is in China and as usual, he took the opportunity to try to insert his foot in his mouth. China may be veering towards its own brand of capitalism simply because it's a manufacturing powerhouse, but it's still a long way from being an open country in any other respect. Show More Summary
The president's approval rating has taken a nosedive in recent weeks due to the rocky start of his "signature achievement". America has not been sufficiently thankful to him for his herculean efforts on their behalf. So what better remedy...Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) – When asked who would make a better successor – Joe Biden or Hillary Clinton – President Barack Obama joked that there was, "Not a chance am I going there." And quickly added, "Both Hillary and Joe– would make outstanding presidents– and possess the qualities that are needed– to be– outstanding presidents." He […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama says both Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden would make outstanding presidents. And beyond that, he's staying out of the debate about who should succeed him in 2016.
President Obama should follow the lead of Joe Biden when it comes to interacting with Capitol Hill lawmakers, House majority leader Eric Cantor suggested on Fox News on Wednesday. The Virginia Republican said the president has been difficult...Show More Summary
Pay no attention to unilaterally-instituted no-fly-without-permission zones or alleged violations of human rights. In fact, just ignore Joe Biden entirely, please. China’s government banned financial institutions from trading in bitcoin...Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the end of his two-day trip to China. The vice president describing the relationship between the two countries as “complex” and said the visit was a chance to “sustain engagement at high levels.” The two discussed China’s newly declared airspace zone which includes islands [...]
BEIJING (AP) — Casting a spotlight on China's controls on the media, Vice President Joe Biden met with U.S. journalists working in Beijing Thursday after publicly criticizing how they're treated by China's government.
The skies were blue in Beijing for U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden’s Dec. 4-5 visit — a break from the smog that occasionally envelops China’s capital. But the atmospherics surrounding Biden’s trip to Beijing — part of an East Asia tour that has taken him to Tokyo and then leads him to Seoul — were rather less sunny. Show More Summary
BEIJING (AP) — Giving no ground, Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden traded strong arguments Wednesday over China's contentious new air defense zone, with little indication of progress toward defusing a situation that is raising anxieties across Asia and beyond.
BEIJING (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says China's recent, sudden announcement of a new air defense zone has caused significant apprehension in the region.