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Seed to Table owner weighs in after Biden announces new COVID vaccine requirement

On WINK News on Thursday, we told you that President Biden announced there will be new federal vaccine requirements that could impact about 100 million Americans. In the time since, the Republican National Committee (RNC) vowed it will sue the federal government. A number of businesses, including some in Southwest Florida, say the requirements will […]

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Biden speaks after FDA grants full approval to Pfizer vaccine

President Joe Biden is speaking after the Food and Drug Administration announced it has granted full approval to Pfizer and BioNTech for their COVID-19 vaccine to be given to Americans as young as 16, the first COVID-19 vaccine to receive full FDA approval. Health officials hope the new status will encourage more unvaccinated people to get the jab. […]

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DeSantis fires back at Biden over mask mandate comments

Gov. Ron DeSantis is doubling down on his ban on mask mandates as he fires back at President Joe Biden. “If you’re trying to deny kids a proper in-person education, I’m going to stand in your way and I’m going to stand up for the kids in Florida,” DeSantis said during a Wednesday press conference. […]

Biden meets with activists as U.S. sanctions Cuban police force

President Biden met with Cuban American activists at the White House on Friday, after weeks of Cubans taking to the streets to protest their communist government leadership. Shortly before the meeting, the Treasury Department announced new sanctions against the Cuban police force and its leaders for cracking down on protesters. “I want the Cuban Americans to […]

US imposes new Cuba sanctions over human rights abuses

The Biden administration announced new sanctions Thursday against a Cuban official and a government special brigade that it says was involved in human rights abuses during a government crackdown on protests on the island earlier this month. The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control listed Alvaro Lopez Miera, a Cuban military and political leader, […]

Biden says US war in Afghanistan will end Aug. 31

President Joe Biden on Thursday said the U.S. military mission in Afghanistan will conclude on Aug. 31, saying “speed is safety” as the United States seeks to end the nearly 20-year war. “We did not go to Afghanistan to nation-build,” Biden said in a speech to update his administration’s ongoing efforts to wind down the […]

‘Waiting is unbearable’: Biden consoles Surfside families

President Joe Biden drew on his own experiences with grief and loss to comfort families affected by the Florida condo collapse, telling them to “never give up hope” even as the search for survivors paused early Thursday, a week after the building came down. Addressing some of the families touched by the tragedy, Biden spoke […]

President Biden, first lady to visit site of Surfside collapse on Thursday

President Joe Biden and first lady Dr. Jill Biden will visit Surfside on Thursday. The president made the announcement to reporters as he boarded Marine One on his way to Wisconsin. “We are deeply grateful for the support we’ve received from President Biden and the federal administration since day one, and thankful he will be […]

Biden urges G-7 leaders to call out and compete with China

Leaders of the world’s largest economies unveiled an infrastructure plan Saturday for the developing world to compete with China’s global initiatives, but they were searching for a consensus on how to forcefully to call out Beijing over human rights abuses. Citing China for its forced labor practices is part of President Joe Biden’s campaign to […]