Press Briefing by White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials | May 18, 2022

Via Teleconference 10:52 A.M. EDT DR. JHA:  All right.  Good morning, everybody.  My name is Ashish Jha, and I’m the White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator.  Welcome to the COVID-19 Response Team update.  Sorry for the delay.  We had some technical issues, but we have solved them, I’m hoping. I am joined today by two people…

Another North Carolina beach house falls along the coast

RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — Another beach house has fallen into the waves along North Carolina’s coast and more are in danger of collapsing, U.S. National Park Service officials said in a statement Tuesday. The unoccupied home that collapsed was located along Ocean Drive in the Outer Banks community of Rodanthe. The park service confirmed the…

College freshman, renowned podcaster vie for WVa House seat

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — On a spring day, Dr. Sydnee Smirl McElroy was making the rounds at a day shelter where she volunteers part time providing medical care to homeless people. A few blocks away, 18-year-old freshman Kate White was finishing up final exams at Marshall University. They are first-time candidates for the West Virginia…

President Biden mocks Trump at White House Correspondents’ Dinner : NPR

President Joe Biden speaks at the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, Saturday, April 30, 2022, in Washington. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption toggle caption Patrick Semansky/AP President Joe Biden speaks at the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, Saturday, April 30, 2022, in Washington. Patrick Semansky/AP President Joe Biden addressed the White House Correspondents’ Association…

2022 White House correspondents’ dinner: How to watch it, what to know

Placeholder while article actions load The annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner has returned after a two-year pandemic absence, though the specter of the coronavirus continues to hang over this year’s proceedings. Some 2,600 guests will gather at the Washington Hilton on Saturday night but only after being vetted via an app in which they’ll…