(CNN)This week, President Joe Biden defended his handling of the situation in Afghanistan as conditions deteriorated rapidly amid Taliban control. On Thursday, a bomb threat at the US Capitol reinforced fears of terrorism within America’s own borders.
MondayUS resumes operations at Kabul airport after US forces kill two armed menBiden admits Afghanistan’s collapse ‘did unfold more quickly than we had anticipated’Biden administration expected to advise Covid booster shots for most AmericansTuesdayBiden administration embroiled in internal blame-shifting amid Afghanistan chaosAn incoherent strategy doomed the 20-year US mission in Afghanistan, watchdog says as US withdrawsUS to ship first of the 500 million Pfizer doses Biden pledged to donate globallyHouse Democrats face major divisions over infrastructure strategyRead More
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WednesdayGeorgia officials advance controversial review of Fulton County elections operations‘We’re going to do both’: White House argues it can offer booster shots to Americans while sharing vaccines globallyBiden promised allies ‘America is back.’ Chaotic Afghanistan withdrawal is making them fear it’s still ‘America First.’ThursdayPresident and first lady plan to get their Covid-19 vaccine booster shots once they’re eligible, Biden saysPolice identify suspect who surrendered after claiming to have a bomb near US CapitolPentagon ramping up Kabul evacuation efforts as many struggle to reach airportFridaySimple steps for coexisting with the coronavirusEurope left exposed as Biden walks America away from the world stageNew pandemic school year is a nightmare for parents and a new test for BidenAnd that was the week in 16 headlines.