President Biden’s inauguration was unusual because of the ongoing pandemic, but in Boston, there was ample optimism about the new administration. (Herald video by Meghan Ottolini)
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Black Americans are lauding the new Juneteenth federal holiday. But some say more work is needed
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Biden signs bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday
President Joe Biden signed legislation Thursday establishing a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery, saying he believes it will go down as one of the ...
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G7 to roll out green rival to belt and road with US rallying support to confront China
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