White House

Supreme Court fight in US could elevate Kamala Harris' profile

The California senator is in a unique role following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Woman suspected of sending poisoned letter to White House arrested

The woman was taken into custody by US Customs and Border Protection officers at the Peace Bridge border crossing near Buffalo and is expected to face federal charges.

published on : 21st September 2020

Envelope with deadly poison 'ricin' sent to White House: Reports

Ricin, which is produced by processing castor beans, is lethal even in minute doses if swallowed, inhaled, or injected, causing organ failure. It has no known antidote.

published on : 20th September 2020

Amazon hires ex-White House official to lead AWS space policy

Peter Marquez was Director of Space Policy for the White House's National Security Council from 2007-2010.

published on : 11th September 2020

Trump's Nobel Peace Prize nomination hard-earned and well-deserved: White House

Far-right Norwegian lawmaker Christian Tybring-Gjedde on Wednesday nominated Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in mediating the deal between Israel and the UAE.

published on : 10th September 2020

US elections 2020: COVID-19 vaccine latest flashpoint in White House campaign

Under a program US President Donald Trump calls 'Operation Warp Speed,' the goal is to have 300 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine in stock by January.

published on : 8th September 2020

Indians are repulsive, turn me off: Ex-US President Richard Nixon during Indira Gandhi summit

The revelations are the result of Princeton professor Gary Boss obtaining un-bleeped tapes from the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.

published on : 5th September 2020

Want to visit White House? Public tours to resume from September 12 with COVID-19 rules

Tours will resume Sept. 12, for two days a week instead of five, and for just a few hours a day, the first lady's office announced Tuesday.

published on : 1st September 2020

Working for Trumps was a 'mistake': Ex-adviser to first lady Melania

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff was an unpaid White House adviser to the first lady Melania Trump until February 2018.

published on : 1st September 2020

White House adviser Jared Kushner says 'stage is set' for Middle east progress in Israel

Kushner spoke a day before he is to join a senior Israeli delegation on the first commercial flight from Israel to the UAE.

published on : 30th August 2020

Sparking fury, White House halts election security briefings to Congress

Schiff and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called in a separate statement for the administration and intelligence community to resume the briefings. 

published on : 30th August 2020

Indian sworn-in as US citizen at event presided over by Trump didn't know it was being broadcast

Sudha Sundari Narayanan, 35, said the immigrants sworn-in at the White House had not been told that the naturalisation ceremony was broadcast during the convention on Tuesday.

published on : 27th August 2020

Indian techie becomes US citizen in rare ceremony at White House hosted by President Trump

Trump hosted the naturalisation ceremony at the White House and the video of the ceremony was played during the second night of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday.

published on : 26th August 2020

Trump convention blurs official business and politics

Under a federal law known as the Hatch Act, civilian employees in the executive branch cannot use their titles when doing political work.

published on : 25th August 2020

Melania Trump taking Rose Garden turn to pitch her husband

One challenge for the first lady Tuesday night will be to avoid doing anything to take the focus away from her speech.

published on : 25th August 2020
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