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Wide-angle oddity: Giant Bidens meet tiny Carters

Jill Biden wore a dress covered in lemons and two delicate silver bracelets. Rosalynn Carter was dressed more casually in a white long-sleeved T-shirt, sneakers and a smartwatch. Joe Biden wore a royal-blue suit, and Jimmy Carter a sport coat over a T-shirt. Written by Heather Murphy It was a pleasant 86 or so degrees […]

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Joe Biden makes case to redefine role for government

Taken together, the collection of initiatives that Joe Biden has introduced in his first 100 days in office suggest a breathtaking scope of change sought by a 78-year-old president who spent a lifetime as a more conventional lawmaker. Written by Peter Baker President Joe Biden laid out an ambitious agenda Wednesday night to rewrite the […]

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U.S. President Joe Biden pressed on emissions goal

The emissions target, eagerly awaited by all sides of the climate debate, will signal how aggressively Mr. Biden wants to move on climate change. When President Joe Biden convenes a virtual climate summit on Thursday, he faces a vexing task: how to put forward a nonbinding but symbolic goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that […]

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US, Japan leaders present united front against China

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and President Joe Biden discussed regional security in East Asia, but also talked technology, the Olympics and golf. US President Joe Biden and Japan’s Prime Yoshihide Suga presented a united front against China during Suga’s visit to Washington on Friday. It was Biden’s first in-person summit with a foreign leader since […]