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White House to extend student loan pause through August

The Biden administration plans to freeze federal student loan payments through Aug. 31, extending a moratorium that has allowed millions of Americans to postpone payments during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an administration official familiar with the White House’s decision-making.

Biden-Obama: White House reunion to celebrate health law

The last time President Barack Obama was in the White House was on Jan. 20, 2017, when he left to escort his successor — bent on overturning “Obamacare” — to the U.S. Capitol to be inaugurated.

8-hour gap in Trump’s Jan. 6 White House phone records

The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol has identified an almost 8-hour gap in official White House records of then-President Donald Trump’s phone calls as the violence unfolded and his supporters stormed the building, according to two people familiar with the probe.

Coronavirus Files: White House promises test-to-treat while Ukraine invasion threatens pandemic...

There’s nothing like war to hasten the spread of a plague. It’s impossible to maintain handwashing, social distancing and masking in the middle of a siege. The war in the Ukraine makes COVID-19 spikes in the region “inevitable,” writes Alice Park at Time; those surges in turn could provide fertile ground for new variants to emerge.

Coronavirus Files: White House promises test-to-treat while Ukraine invasion threatens pandemic...

There’s nothing like war to hasten the spread of a plague. It’s impossible to maintain handwashing, social distancing and masking in the middle of a siege. The war in the Ukraine makes COVID-19 spikes in the region “inevitable,” writes Alice Park at Time; those surges in turn could provide fertile ground for new variants to emerge.

AP sources: White House seeks another $30B for COVID battle

The Biden administration is telling Congress that it needs an additional $30 billion to press ahead with the fight against COVID-19, officials said Tuesday.

White House: No ‘gaming the system’ on Supreme Court pick

President Joe Biden will meet with Senate Judiciary Committee leaders on Tuesday to discuss the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court vacancy and the president’s promise to nominate a Black woman to the high court. Aides said Biden’s list of potential candidates is longer than three.

White House, Jan. 6 committee agree to shield some documents

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol has agreed to defer its attempt to get hundreds of pages of records from the Trump administration, holding off at the request of the Biden White House.

White House rushes with infrastructure fixes for US economy

The Biden administration is relying on infrastructure dollars to help fix the clogged ports and blanket the nation with internet access — but a series of initiatives rolled out on Tuesday show that the urgent pace might not be fast enough to address the immediate needs of an economy coping with a supply chain squeeze and a shift to remote work.

White House details plans to vaccinate 28M children age 5-11

Children ages 5 to 11 will soon be able to get a COVID-19 shot at their pediatrician's office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school, the White House said Wednesday as it detailed plans for the expected authorization of the Pfizer shot for elementary school youngsters in a matter of weeks.