The Biden administration points to fentanyl as the major culprit for the increase in deaths. Officials unveiled a new one-year strategy to reduce the number of fatalities from drug overdoses.
The president's German shepherd is back in Delaware getting some training after an incident at the White House.
During a presidential trip, the report says, the former White House physician made inappropriate comments about a female subordinate, then got drunk and banged on her door in the middle of the night.
Merck traditionally has been a leader in vaccines but has not had success with a COVID-19 vaccine. It's lending a hand to Johnson & Johnson, where production is running significantly behind schedule.
A 15-minute call with J&J executives on a Sunday afternoon stretched into a 75-minute turning point. "We have to take bold action and overwhelm this," a senior official said.
White House principal deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre spoke to GPB News' Sarah Rose on Friday about the proposed American Rescue Plan set forth by the Biden administration, currently making its way through Congress.
President Biden and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won't be able to meet in person because of COVID-19 constraints. But the White House is trying to simulate the experience.
White House homeland security adviser Liz Sherwood-Randall says the extreme weather situation in Texas serves as a reminder that the U.S. is not fully prepared to deal with climate change.
The White House deputy press secretary resigned Saturday, a day after he was suspended for threatening and harassing a journalist who was pursuing a story on his relationship with another reporter.
The White House has "deep concerns" over how initial findings on the coronavirus were communicated and demands China make data available to investigators, national security adviser Jake Sullivan says.
President Biden wants schools to reopen quickly. But there are questions about whether teachers should first be vaccinated. The CDC will provide more guidance next week.
The investment will "rapidly surge domestic testing capability," said Tim Manning, supply coordinator for the COVID-19 Response Team.
The president is pledging "unity," but the word means different things to different people. For him, it appears to be about tone, not necessarily direction.
"With the radical left now in control of Washington, your governor is your last line of defense," Sanders said in an announcement video. She was White House press secretary for President Donald Trump.
After a chaotic four years, Biden is calling for calm. A new tone was set, but a return to the same old partisan bickering won't solve the problem of millions fed a daily diet of false information.