Congressional attention to recent market volatility would be appropriate, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters at on Monday, saying last week's trading frenzy involving GameStop Corp and other companies raised important issues.
As COVID-19 cases spread across India like wildfire, several politicos on April 16 tested positive. Congress leaders Digvijaya Singh, Randeep Singh Surjewala, Shiromani Akali Dal MP from Bathinda Harsimrat Kaur Badal, an independent MLA from Vadgam Assembly Constituency Jignesh Mevani have tested positive for COVID-19. The leaders urged people who were in their contact to get tested. Country reported highest ever spike of over 2.17 lakh COVID-19 cases on April 16.
The head of trading app Robinhood and Wall Street hedge fund managers on Thursday fielded a barrage of questions in the U.S. Congress about their role in the GameStop trading frenzy, at times being cut off by irate lawmakers. This report produced by Lisa Bernhard.
Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev on Thursday defended the online brokerage app's actions during the recent Reddit rally in shares of GameStop, saying: "Robinhood Securities put the restrictions in place in an effort to meet increased regulatory deposit requirements, not to help hedge funds. We don't answer to hedge funds. We serve the millions of small investors who use our platform every day to invest."
The Easter bunny paid a visit to the White House briefing room on Monday as press secretary Jen Psaki was concluding a regular afternoon briefing with reporters.The Easter bunny also made an appearance at an event earlier Monday during which President Joe Biden delivered remarks marking the Easter holiday.
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Johnson & Johnson's manufacturing partner Emergent BioSolutions said on Thursday that it had disposed of a single batch of COVID-19 drug substance that did not meet specifications, a day after J&J said it had found a problem with a batch being produced at Emergent's site in Baltimore, Maryland. Colette Luke has more.
The United States and 13 other countries expressed concerns on Tuesday that the World Health Organization (WHO) report on the origins of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 was delayed and lacked access to complete data in Wuhan, China, according to a joint statement. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
The United States is preparing for the possibility that a booster shot will be needed between nine to 12 months after people are initially vaccinated against COVID-19, a White House official said on Thursday. Jayson Albano reports.
The United States on Thursday imposed a broad array of sanctions on Russia to punish it for election interference, cyber-hacking, bullying Ukraine and other “malign” acts. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
Top aides to President Joe Biden are ramping up pressure on the agency that shelters thousands of unaccompanied migrant children, voicing frustration that kids are not being released quickly enough from detention, three U.S. officials said. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he will begin withdrawing the last U.S. troops from Afghanistan on May 1 to end America's longest war, rejecting calls for U.S. forces to stay to ensure a peaceful resolution to that nation's grinding internal conflict. Gavino Garay reports.