Gun Violence Decreased: White House Host Virtual Discussion With Leaders of Gun Violence Prevention


WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 10, 2021)--today, Domestic Policy Advisor Susan Rice and White House Public Engagement Director and Senior Advisor Cedric Richmond hosted a virtual discussion with leaders of gun violence prevention advocacy groups - Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action, Giffords, and Brady. They discussed the ongoing public health…

“Remarks by President Biden on the Administration’s Response to the Coup in Burma”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 10, 2021)----the White House released the transcript of the President's Response to the Coup in Burma. Highlights: The military must relinquish the power it seized and demonstrate respect for the will of the people of Burma as expressed in their November 8th election. Biden administration to freeze…

“President Biden, Vice President Harris, and the Secretary of Defense Deliver Remarks”


PENTAGON (February 10, 2021)---Tune in as President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, and Secretary of the Defense Austin deliver remarks to Department of Defense personnel. Highlights: Saudi released a human rights prisoner Loujain al-Hathloul, Saudi women's rights activist, released from prison, her family says. Source: White House

“Interim recommendations for use of the AZD1222 (ChAdOx1-S [recombinant]) vaccine against COVID-19 developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 10, 2021)---the World Health Organization released "this interim guidance has been developed on the basis of the advice issued by the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) onImmunization at its extraordinary meeting on 8 February 2021 (1).Declarations of interests were collected from all external contributors and assessed…

“Joint statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore and WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus”


NEW YORK/GENEVA, (February 10, 2021) – “Of the 128 million vaccine doses administered so far, more than three quarters of those vaccinations are in just 10 countries that account for 60% of global GDP. “As of today, almost 130 countries, with 2.5 billion people, are yet to administer a single dose.…

Bee News Daily Afternoon Spotlight: Five Leading Stories


Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Norwegian Minister of Defence Frank Bakke-Jensen Pentagon: Press Secretary John Kirby Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III spoke by phone today with his Norwegian counterpart, Minister of Defence Frank Bakke-Jensen, to reaffirm the strategic defense relationship between the…

Bee News Daily Afternoon Spotlight: Additional Biden’s Appointments


President Biden Announces Members of the Biden-Harris Administration COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 10, 2021)---today President Joe Biden announced the COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force will provide recommendations for addressing health inequities caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and for preventing such inequities in the future As the…