Biden attends services at Charleston church 'to draw strength'

Jun 29, 2015

Biden attends services at Charleston church 'to draw strength'

Vice President Joe Biden worshipped and spoke at the Sunday service of the historic African-American church where nine people were gunned down during Bible study earlier this month. The vice president’s surprise appearance came on the second Sunday the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church ...

Biden announces son Beau's death from brain cancer

May 31, 2015

Biden announces son Beau's death from brain cancer

Vice President Joe Biden announced Saturday that his son, Beau, has died of brain cancer. Beau Biden was 46. “It is with broken hearts that Hallie, Hunter, Ashley, Jill and I announce the passing of our husband, brother and son, Beau, after he battled ...

Lynch sworn in as U.S. attorney general

Apr 28, 2015

Lynch sworn in as U.S. attorney general

President Barack Obama’s choice for U.S. attorney general, Loretta Lynch, was sworn in at her new job on Monday, becoming the first African-American woman to hold the post. A career prosecutor known for trying high-profile anti-terrorism trials in New York, Lynch, 55, said she ...

Biden: Including immigrants key to stopping extremism in U.S.

Feb 18, 2015

Biden: Including immigrants key to stopping extremism in U.S.

The United States must ensure that immigrants are fully included in the fabric of American society to prevent violent ideologies from taking root at home, Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday as he opened a White House summit on countering extremism and radicalization. Joining ...

'Patently false' that Biden conspired against Venezuela, U.S. says

Feb 3, 2015

'Patently false' that Biden conspired against Venezuela, U.S. says

The United States dismissed an accusation from Venezuela’s president that Vice President Joe Biden conspired to overthrow him as “patently false,” arguing Monday that President Nicolas Maduro was merely trying to distract the world’s attention from his government’s abuses of basic rights. The exchange ...

Pro-Russian rebels attack key Ukrainian port; at least 30 reported dead

Jan 25, 2015

Pro-Russian rebels attack key Ukrainian port; at least 30 reported dead

Pro-Russian rebels launched an offensive against the strategic port of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine on Saturday, prompting the European Union’s foreign policy chief to warn of a further “grave deterioration” in EU-Russian relations. Mariupol’s city administration said the rebels had killed at least 30 ...

Secret Service: Shots fired outside Bidens' Delaware home

Jan 19, 2015

Secret Service: Shots fired outside Bidens' Delaware home

The U.S. Secret Service said Sunday that multiple gunshots were fired from a vehicle near the Delaware home of Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday night. The vice president and his wife were not at home at the time of the shooting, authorities said. ...