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State of the Union live updates: Latest on Biden's speech

Feb. 07, 2023 23:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Follow along for real-time updates on President Joe Biden's 2023 State of the Union address from The Associated Press. Live updates are brought to you by AP journalists at the White House, on Capitol Hill and beyond. ___ SAVORING THE MOMENT ...

U2's Bono, family of Tyre Nichols' among Jill Biden's guests

Feb. 07, 2023 22:43 PM EST

Rock star Bono, the family of Tyre Nichols and the 26-year-old who disarmed a gunman in last month’s Monterey Park, California, shooting were among the featured guests sitting alongside first lady Jill Biden at Tuesday's State of the Union address. The guests were invited...

Toll of police brutality on display at State of the Union

Feb. 07, 2023 22:40 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The toll of police brutality in America was on painful display Tuesday night as family members of Black men and women killed in custody joined lawmakers in the Capitol to hear President Joe Biden's State of the Union address. Seated near first lady Jill Biden were...

Iran singer who faces prison wins Grammy for protest anthem

Feb. 06, 2023 02:50 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian singer who faces possible prison time for his song that's become an anthem to the ongoing protests shaking the Islamic Republic wept early Monday after seeing he'd won a Grammy. Shervin Hajipour appeared stunned after hearing Jill...

Jill Biden donates inaugural wear, face masks to Smithsonian

Jan. 25, 2023 20:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden says her Inauguration Day outfits, now featured in a Smithsonian museum exhibit about first ladies, were a “voice for me on one of the most important days of my life.” The dresses — one blue, one white — with matching coats and face masks...

Christmas ornament honors gingerbread White House tradition

Dec. 07, 2022 15:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — This year's Christmas ornament from the White House Historical Association honors the tradition of displaying a gingerbread model of the executive mansion as part of the holiday decorations at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. The 2022 ornament — a gingerbread house shaped...

Bidens entertain more than 330 guests at 1st state dinner

Dec. 02, 2022 00:30 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first White House state dinner of President Joe Biden's administration drew big names Thursday from fashion, entertainment, politics and business who turned out to help celebrate French President Emmanuel Macron and the return of large social events after the pandemic. ...

Biden, Macron vow unity against Russia, discuss trade row

Dec. 01, 2022 20:17 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidents Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron vowed to maintain a united front against Russia on Thursday amid growing worries about waning support for Ukraine's war effort in the U.S. and Europe. Biden also signaled he might be willing to tweak aspects of his signature climate...

Red, white, blue theme for French White House state dinner

Dec. 01, 2022 07:38 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Butter-poached Maine lobster, beef with shallot marmalade and an American cheese trio will be served when French President Emmanuel Macron takes his seat Thursday as the guest of honor at a red-white-and-blue themed White House state dinner, the first for President Joe Biden. ...

National Christmas Tree blazes to life with Biden lighting

Nov. 30, 2022 20:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — “Five, four, three, two, one!” and the towering National Christmas Tree blazed with bright color Wednesday evening as President Joe Biden marked a century-old American tradition leading the lighting near the White House. The president, joined by first lady...