Articles by Nancy Cordes


COVID-19

cbsnews.com May 12, 2022

Biden marks "tragic milestone" of 1 million American lives lost to COVID-19
Nancy Cordes

Washington — President Biden commemorated the 1 million American lives lost to COVID-19 on Thursday in remarks opening the second Global COVID Summit, a virtual gathering of world leaders, nongovernmental organizations and private sector companies hosted by the the White House. "Today we mark a trag . . .

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COVID-19

cbsnews.com May 12, 2022

Watch Live: Biden commemorates 1 million American lives lost to COVID-19
Nancy Cordes

Washington — President Biden is commemorating the 1 million American lives lost to COVID-19 in remarks on Thursday to the second Global COVID Summit, a virtual gathering of world leaders, nongovernmental organizations and private sector companies hosted by the the White House. In recognition of the . . .

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cbsnews.com May 12, 2022

Biden commemorates 1 million American lives lost to COVID-19
Nancy Cordes

U.S. COVID cases jump more than 50% over last two weeksPresident Biden is commemorating the 1 million American lives lost to COVID-19 early Thursday, hours before he hosts the second Global COVID Summit at the White House, a virtual gathering of world leaders, non-governmental organizations and priv . . .

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China

cbsnews.com Apr 16, 2022

Giant pandas celebrate 50-year anniversary of U.S.-China program
Nancy Cordes

The first pair of giant pandas — Ling Ling and Hsing Hsing — arrived at the National Zoo in April 1972, as a gift from the Chinese Premier to then-First Lady Pat Nixon. It's now been 50 years since the pandas first tumbled, chomped, flopped, waddled and wrestled their way into the hearts of American . . .

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Ukraine Russia

cbsnews.com Mar 14, 2022

Biden may travel to Europe in coming weeks
Nancy Cordes

War in Ukraine raises fears of cyberattacks on critical infrastructure systemsWar in Ukraine raises fears of cyberattacksWar in Ukraine raises fears of cyberattacksWhite House officials are discussing a possible trip to Europe for President Biden in the coming weeks, sources tell CBS News. The trip . . .

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cbsnews.com Mar 05, 2022

Zelensky calls for fighter planes in Zoom call with Congress
Nancy Cordes

Zelensky told lawmakers that Ukraine needs jets because its air force was destroyed on day one of the Russian invasion, according to another source who was on the call. Zelensky told lawmakers that if there had been sanctions in place in September or October, there would not have been an invasion. S . . .

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cbsnews.com Feb 01, 2022

Biden taps former Senator Doug Jones as "sherpa" to guide Supreme Court pick
Nancy Cordes

Washington — Former Democratic Senator Doug Jones of Alabama has been selected to guide President Biden's yet-to-be-named Supreme Court nominee through the confirmation process, a source familiar with the matter told CBS News. As the pick's so-called "sherpa," Jones will be responsible for escorting . . .

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cbsnews.com Nov 02, 2021

Watch Live: Biden speaks at news conference as he leaves climate summit
Nancy Cordes

Climate change's impact on crops could be felt as early as 2030 . . .

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cbsnews.com Oct 05, 2021

$2.2 trillion price range for social safety net bill in call with House progressives
Nancy Cordes

President Biden told progressive House Democrats during a virtual meeting Monday that the price tag for the $3.5 trillion social safety net bill would need to come down, and he gave them a range between $1.9 and $2.2 trillion, according to sources familiar with the discussion. The bill would address . . .

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eviction moratorium eviction

cbsnews.com Aug 03, 2021

CDC issues new eviction moratorium
Nancy Cordes

The moratorium, which CBS News confirmed earlier Tuesday, will be separate from the CDC's prior eviction moratorium that expired over the weekend. The latest moratorium order could face legal challenges, after the Supreme Court determined the Biden administration couldn't extend the previous morator . . .

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