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Biden's Briefing

By Joe Biden

What Joe wants you to know. Every day, Vice President Joe Biden looks to the news across the nation that's sparking conversation, sharing the articles and opinions that he's reading and might be of interest to you. Entertaining. Informative. Thought-provoking. He doesn't always agree with them, but they've got something to say.

  1. 1.
    No One Wants To Admit They Are Responsible For Millions Of Water Bottles Abandoned In Puerto Rico20 September 2018
    5:14
  2. 2.
    Employers' Role In Solving Surprise Medical Bills19 September 2018
    3:42
  3. 3.
    The Rate of Uninsured Americans Had Been Steadily Falling for Years. Now It’s Stalled Out.18 September 2018
    2:26
  4. 4.
    A guide to understanding mass shootings in America17 September 2018
    9:49
  5. 5.
    Here's Why The FBI And Mueller Are Investigating "Suspicious" Transactions By Russian Diplomats14 September 2018
    7:56
  6. 6.
    Legal U.S. Immigrants Face Prison And Even Deportation For Voting13 September 2018
    10:28
  7. 7.
    America Records More than a Third of the World’s Gun Suicides12 September 2018
    3:38
  8. 8.
    Their sons died. Now they're on a mission to end fraternity hazing.11 September 2018
    7:53
  1. 9.
    Putin’s Master Class in Survival10 September 2018
    6:26
  2. 10.
    Support for Obamacare easily tops support for Republican tax cuts7 September 2018
    2:40
  3. 11.
    EPA prepping changes to Obama-era coal rule6 September 2018
    2:43
  4. 12.
    Partisanship’s a Helluva Drug — And It’s Reshaping the Economy5 September 2018
    11:07
  5. 13.
    Air pollution can shorten your life.4 September 2018
    2:17
  6. 14.
    A new data tool chronicles the shifting murder rates of American cities 31 August 2018
    5:23
  7. 15.
    Parkland students blend QR and fashion to register voters29 August 2018
    2:23
  8. 16.
    Obama Recalls Kofi Annan’s ‘Integrity, Persistence, Optimism’28 August 2018
    2:33
  9. 17.
    You Can Now Study For Free At NYU Medical School27 August 2018
    2:25
  10. 18.
    2018’s global heat wave is so pervasive it’s surprising scientists.24 August 2018
    8:24
  11. 19.
    ‘Eye-popping’ payouts for CEOs follow Trump’s tax cuts23 August 2018
    10:47
  12. 20.
    Being 30 then and now.22 August 2018
    6:04
  13. 21.
    Trump celebrates ‘record’ sales of nonexistent health insurance policies21 August 2018
    5:31
  14. 22.
    Pakistan needs and independent civilian government20 August 2018
    4:37
  15. 23.
    2.4 million Floridians have some college credit but no diploma. What would happen if they completed their degrees?16 August 2018
    6:29
  16. 24.
    American parents are more worried about school safety now than after Sandy Hook15 August 2018
    4:18
  17. 25.
    A New Reason to Worry About Politicized Government14 August 2018
    4:11
  18. 26.
    Here’s why mass protests have erupted in Poland.13 August 2018
    4:03
  19. 27.
    Nike hikes pay for over 7,000 following complaints over inequality10 August 2018
    3:03
  20. 28.
    The teacher supply is plummeting. Pennsylvania will spend $2M to stem the tide9 August 2018
    3:23
  21. 29.
    The Mystery Firm that has become the NRA’s top election consultant8 August 2018
    25:54
  22. 30.
    The horrible conditions endured by migrants hoping to enter the U.S. legally.7 August 2018
    9:55
  23. 31.
    Their jobs haven’t changed, but Iceland’s women are getting raises.6 August 2018
    7:23
  24. 32.
    GOP braces for Trump tariff pain3 August 2018
    4:47
  25. 33.
    House GOP appropriators block funding for gun violence research2 August 2018
    2:00
  26. 34.
    Securing America’s voting systems against spying and meddling1 August 2018
    6:00
  27. 35.
    Florida’s policies are keeping hundreds of thousands from voting.31 July 2018
    3:43
  28. 36.
    What reporting sexual harassment taught me.30 July 2018
    10:08
  29. 37.
    The more people vote, the more progressives win27 July 2018
    9:04
  30. 38.
    Many women with early breast cancer may not need chemo, study finds.26 July 2018
    6:04
  31. 39.
    On the same day, GOP lawmaker approved tax cuts, bought yacht25 July 2018
    3:17
  32. 40.
    The complexity of simply searching for medical advice.24 July 2018
    7:32
  33. 41.
    FBI to Add Major Law Enforcement Database to Gun Background Check System23 July 2018
    9:17
  34. 42.
    Republicans in Congress just advanced a bill to protect anti-gay adoption agencies.20 July 2018
    5:21
  35. 43.
    A New Report Found A 5% Drop In Opioid Addictions And Experts Are Optimistic19 July 2018
    3:16
  36. 44.
    Autonomous vehicles might drive cities to financial ruin.18 July 2018
    7:19
  37. 45.
    Just how many guns do Americans own? And why do estimates vary so widely?17 July 2018
    5:33
  38. 46.
    Lawmakers are worried there’s no plan to reunite > separated families16 July 2018
    6:19
  39. 47.
    Trump tariff threat on European cars escalates global trade war.13 July 2018
    5:50
  40. 48.
    Former McCain campaign manager quits GOP, calling it “Corrupt, indecent, and immoral”12 July 2018
    4:58
  41. 49.
    It took 6 years for PHL airport workers to double their pay to $12 an hour. Here's how they did it11 July 2018
    6:28
  42. 50.
    Gay Indiana Mayor Marks Pride By Marrying His Boyfriend10 July 2018
    2:53
  43. 51.
    Why Central Americans flee to the U.S. despite "zero tolerance"9 July 2018
    3:50
  44. 52.
    Democrats’ October ‘surprise’ in the midterms? Hint: It has to do with health care costs26 June 2018
    9:53
  45. 53.
    Enforcing any North Korean nuclear promises won’t be easy.25 June 2018
    8:24
  46. 54.
    If Democrats can win here, they’re on the way to a wave22 June 2018
    9:25
  47. 55.
    Supreme Court upholds Ohio voter purges.21 June 2018
    6:35
  48. 56.
    The Next Generation Of LGBTQ Leaders Is Here20 June 2018
    5:05
  49. 57.
    The UN wants the US to stop separating families at the border.19 June 2018
    4:30
  50. 58.
    Petaluma valedictorian wanted to speak out on campus sexual assault. The school cut off her mic.18 June 2018
    2:18
  51. 59.
    Two women senators will introduce a new bill about workplace harassment.15 June 2018
    2:47
  52. 60.
    New FBI Data Shows Active Shooters Caused Nearly 750 Casualties in 20178 June 2018
    4:50
  53. 61.
    Working moms don’t deserve the blame for unfair work expectations7 June 2018
    4:48
  54. 62.
    Congo Ebola outbreak turns up in a large city. That’s bad.6 June 2018
    5:18
  55. 63.
    Pakistan Passes Historic Transgender Rights Bill5 June 2018
    3:39
  56. 64.
    Veterans, troops thrilled to be honored by Lightning at every game. Even the extra ones4 June 2018
    5:51
  57. 65.
    Terry Crews Said Men Need To Hold Other Men Accountable For Their Actions Toward Women1 June 2018
    2:19
  58. 66.
    Exclusive: 40% in U.S. can't afford middle-class basics31 May 2018
    2:34
  59. 67.
    WorldQuant Hedge Fund Deploys Scientists for Cancer Research30 May 2018
    4:19
  60. 68.
    Condoleeza Rice’s advice to Trump: Leave the details of Kim negotiations ‘to people who understand all the nuance’29 May 2018
    2:30
  61. 69.
    Florida’s Republican Governor is fighting to keep a Jim Crow-Era voting system.28 May 2018
    9:33
  62. 70.
    Trump’s War on Trans Americans is About to Face a Counterattack25 May 2018
    7:10
  63. 71.
    Senator Marc Rubio: Corporations Aren’t Investing Tax Cuts In Jobs.24 May 2018
    2:21
  64. 72.
    Air Pollution Kills 7 Million People a Year, WHO Reports23 May 2018
    2:11
  65. 73.
    Biology Will Be The Next Great Computing Platform.22 May 2018
    6:06
  66. 74.
    When College Tuition Goes Up, Campus Diversity Goes Down.21 May 2018
    4:44
  67. 75.
    Palliative Care Saves Money, Study Finds18 May 2018
    7:03
  68. 76.
    Military Sexual Assault Reports Are Up For The Seventh Year In A Row.17 May 2018
    5:14
  69. 77.
    Veterans Are Worried Trump Is Poised To Dismantle The VA For Good.16 May 2018
    9:32
  70. 78.
    Lance Bass: ‘I Thought I’d Never Be Able To Tell Anyone’ I Was Gay15 May 2018
    2:17
  71. 79.
    Are Apprenticeships The New On-Ramp To Middle-Class Jobs?14 May 2018
    11:49
  72. 80.
    I’m a Teen from Newtown Who’s Fighting for Gun Control11 May 2018
    7:14
  73. 81.
    GOP Spending Against Obamacare Plummets in 2018 Elections10 May 2018
    9:18
  74. 82.
    This College Junior Was Shot Twice After Stopping An Attempted Sexual Assault9 May 2018
    4:46
  75. 83.
    Students are being prepared for jobs that no longer exist. Here’s how that could change.8 May 2018
    25:22
  76. 84.
    How Science Is Solving Health Issues At All Stages Of Life7 May 2018
    8:34
  77. 85.
    Pruitt’s $43,000 Secure Phone Booth Is Found to Break Spending Laws4 May 2018
    5:36
  78. 86.
    Florida Democrats Want Voters to Decide on a State Assault Weapons Ban in 20203 May 2018
    3:50
  79. 87.
    This Homeless Shelter–Based Girl Scout Troop Is Having Its First Cookie Sale2 May 2018
    8:23
  80. 88.
    A New Bombshell Letter Alleges “Unethical And Potentially Illegal” Acts By EPA Head Scott Pruitt1 May 2018
    8:24
  81. 89.
    How Boston Survivors Are Staying Strong 5 Years After The Marathon Attack30 April 2018
    12:57
  82. 90.
    Scientists Zoom In On Why Some Respond To Lymphoma Treatments27 April 2018
    4:34
  83. 91.
    New Jersey Is Trying To Bring Back The Individual Mandate26 April 2018
    1:46
  84. 92.
    A Man Went on a Deadly Rampage With a Stolen Gun at an Oregon Mall. His Victims’ Families Are Now Pushing for a Safe-Storage Law.25 April 2018
    7:35
  85. 93.
    National Park Service Drops Plan For $40 Fee Hike. $5 Instead.24 April 2018
    3:58
  86. 94.
    Report: Robots Steadily Erode Wages23 April 2018
    1:58
  87. 95.
    Kids Are Suing Governor Rick Scott To Force Florida To Take Action On Climate Change20 April 2018
    4:21
  88. 96.
    North Korea's mystery train: Drab on the outside, 'opulent' on the inside6 April 2018
    6:11
  89. 97.
    California, Other States Sue Over Citizenship Question On Next Census5 April 2018
    4:42
  90. 98.
    A New Congressional Map Doesn't Solve Gerrymandering.4 April 2018
    6:53
  91. 99.
    Exclusive: ‘Redirecting' extremists away from radical content3 April 2018
    2:31
  92. 100.
    Why A Judicial Race In Wisconsin Is A Big Deal For Midterms2 April 2018
    7:47
  93. 101.
    The Parkland Kids’ Gun Reform Platform, Explained30 March 2018
    6:47
  94. 102.
    What's next for cancer immunotherapies29 March 2018
    6:48
  95. 103.
    Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico Resigns28 March 2018
    3:32
  96. 104.
    Robots are shifting income from workers to owners27 March 2018
    2:54
  97. 105.
    In a Single Day, Two Unintentional Shootings by Armed School Staff on Campus26 March 2018
    2:43
  98. 106.
    Putin Will Undoubtedly Win Re-Election. But He Has Plenty To Be Nervous About.23 March 2018
    8:20
  99. 107.
    Man Who Stayed Free While Rape Kit Went Untested Is Accused Of 2015 Murder22 March 2018
    7:27
  100. 108.
    Why The U.S. Spends So Much On Health Care21 March 2018
    2:00
  101. 109.
    Tillerson’s Ouster Could Kill the Iran Nuclear Deal20 March 2018
    6:33
  102. 110.
    Students Across The Country Had Powerful Messages Of Solidarity For The Parkland Shooting Survivors19 March 2018
    8:07
  103. 111.
    Gun Control Support Surges In Polls9 March 2018
    6:25
  104. 112.
    Yet Another Reporter Has Been Killed For Investigating Corruption. This Time His Girlfriend Was Too.8 March 2018
    4:45
  105. 113.
    Golden State Warriors Skip White House, Take Students To African American Museum Instead7 March 2018
    2:25
  106. 114.
    Lowe's offers $2,500 to employees who learn a trade6 March 2018
    2:38
  107. 115.
    Major Gun Retailers Are Raising The Age For Buying Guns To 21 In Response To The Florida Shooting5 March 2018
    5:13
  108. 116.
    The Very Brave Students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High2 March 2018
    4:35
  109. 117.
    Trump Infrastructure Plan: You Pay for It1 March 2018
    5:37
  110. 118.
    I’m a Florida Teacher in the Era of School Shootings. What Happens in My Classroom During a Lockdown Drill Should Horrify Americans.28 February 2018
    7:30
  111. 119.
    The Least Connected People In America27 February 2018
    17:49
  112. 120.
    Czech President Targeted In Russian Bid To Stop Hacker’s U.S. Extradition26 February 2018
    2:29
  113. 121.
    This Terrible Flu Season: What You Need To Know23 February 2018
    6:26
  114. 122.
    13 Russians Have Been Charged With Meddling In The 2016 Election. Here's What We Know.22 February 2018
    9:23
  115. 123.
    This Is What It’s Like The Day After There’s A Mass Shooting At Your School21 February 2018
    5:53
  116. 124.
    1 Neo-Nazi Group. 5 Murders In 8 Months.13 February 2018
    8:39
  117. 125.
    Pennsylvania GOP Leader Defies Court Order in Attempt to Preserve Partisan Gerrymander12 February 2018
    4:20
  118. 126.
    How Not to Design Russia Sanctions9 February 2018
    9:42
  119. 127.
    Trump Wants To Limit Family Reunification Immigration. Here's What That Would Mean.8 February 2018
    14:07
  120. 128.
    Why a North Korea Hawk Couldn't Find a Home in the Trump Administration7 February 2018
    7:22
  121. 129.
    This Is How Cutting EU Immigration Will Hit The UK Economy, According To The Government's Leaked Analysis6 February 2018
    6:15
  122. 130.
    The Erosion Of Worker Compensation5 February 2018
    3:53
  123. 131.
    TSA Confiscated a Record Number of Guns From Travelers in 20172 February 2018
    4:05
  124. 132.
    Meet The Company Trying To Democratize Clinical Trials With AI1 February 2018
    8:07
  125. 133.
    Ertz Family’s Love Shines In Spotlight31 January 2018
    8:20
  126. 134.
    This Is What It's Like To Be Your Country's First Potential Winter Olympic Athletes30 January 2018
    5:13
  127. 135.
    Ballistics Imaging Helped Phoenix Police Solve 9 Fatal Shootings. Why Don’t More Departments Make Better Use of It?29 January 2018
    4:24
  128. 136.
    These Scientists Think Twitter Can Be A Misery Hole Because Of People's Circadian Rhythms26 January 2018
    4:20
  129. 137.
    The ATF Takes a First Step Toward Reclassifying Bump Stocks25 January 2018
    3:56
  130. 138.
    Mass Shootings Are On The Rise. So Are Classes On How To Avoid Them24 January 2018
    6:46
  131. 139.
    Anger grows and hope fades as Puerto Rico’s ground zero remains without power.23 January 2018
    21:22
  132. 140.
    5 Immuno-Oncology Developments To Watch In 201822 January 2018
    7:03
  133. 141.
    74 Things That Blew Our Minds in 201719 January 2018
    13:38
  134. 142.
    2018: The Year We Fight Back18 January 2018
    5:56
  135. 143.
    The Biggest Threats to China’s Economy in 201817 January 2018
    5:43
  136. 144.
    Blood Test May Identify Which Breast Cancers Will Recur16 January 2018
    3:33
  137. 145.
    The Great, Overlooked Tax Policy for Getting People to Work15 January 2018
    7:50
  138. 146.
    Hundreds Of Powerful Women In Hollywood Have Launched A Plan To Fight Sexual Harassment12 January 2018
    3:00
  139. 147.
    Eagles Have Rare Playoff Advantage; They Need To Make This Happen11 January 2018
    5:17
  140. 148.
    Kim Jong Un's Trap for South Korea10 January 2018
    8:09
  141. 149.
    After disappointing 2016, new drug approvals roared back to life in 20179 January 2018
    5:39
  142. 150.
    What American-History Classes Aren't Teaching8 January 2018
    3:05
  143. 151.
    How Affordable Care Act Cutbacks Will Hurt Minority Communities4 January 2018
    2:29
  144. 152.
    More Officials Are Stepping Up Efforts to Ensure Domestic Abusers Relinquish Their Guns3 January 2018
    6:16
  145. 153.
    Trump National Security Strategy Isn’t the Slightest Bit Worried About Threat of Climate Change2 January 2018
    3:13
  146. 154.
    After Wine Country fires, victims confront emotional ruins: ‘We have a long way to go’29 December 2017
    7:55
  147. 155.
    Impatient With Colleges, Employers Design Their Own Courses28 December 2017
    11:09
  148. 156.
    You (and most of the millions of holiday travelers you encounter) are washing your hands wrong27 December 2017
    6:55
  149. 157.
    No Family Is Safe From This Epidemic21 December 2017
    17:16
  150. 158.
    The Fight Over the CFPB Reveals the Broken State of American Politics20 December 2017
    8:18
  151. 159.
    Top Official In Charge Of State Department Redesign Quits Job19 December 2017
    4:42
  152. 160.
    More Americans Are Worried About Their Finances18 December 2017
    2:27
  153. 161.
    Rebuilding After A Wildfire And Waiting For The Next One15 December 2017
    8:31
  154. 162.
    A New Bird Species Is Seen Emerging In Real Time14 December 2017
    2:43
  155. 163.
    North Korea Can Now Hit Washington With A Missile, And We're Going To Have To Live With That13 December 2017
    5:22
  156. 164.
    How Bots Broke The FCC's Public Comment System12 December 2017
    11:57
  157. 165.
    The Most Promising Cancer Treatments In A Century Have Arrived - But Not For Everyone11 December 2017
    13:12
  158. 166.
    This Gene Editing Tech Might Be Too Dangerous To Unleash8 December 2017
    8:36
  159. 167.
    There Were 7 Mass-Casualty Shootings In The Week After Sutherland Springs7 December 2017
    4:02
  160. 168.
    The FCC's Latest Moves Could Worsen The Digital Divide6 December 2017
    4:19
  161. 169.
    Twitter Is Still Trying And Failing To Solve Its White Supremacy Problem5 December 2017
    1:25
  162. 170.
    Joe Biden: We Are Living Through A Battle For The Soul Of This Nation4 December 2017
    5:52
  163. 171.
    Here's What Happened In The Hours After Hurricane Harvey Hit A Chemical Plant, According To A Staff Log1 December 2017
    7:26
  164. 172.
    For Six Minutes, Rancho Temaha Gunman Tried To Shoot His Way Into Elementary School30 November 2017
    3:44
  165. 173.
    U.S. Sets Rules On Stem Cell Therapies29 November 2017
    5:17
  166. 174.
    How Chicago Created 'Community College' For Special Ed Students28 November 2017
    9:18
  167. 175.
    These Climate Change Skeptics Have The Trump Administration's Ear. Here's Their Wishlist.27 November 2017
    8:44
  168. 176.
    Mayors To Young America: 'Can We Talk?'24 November 2017
    12:06
  169. 177.
    Preserving Philly Stoops And Stoop Culture, Into The Future23 November 2017
    3:25
  170. 178.
    An Iowa Teenager Didn't Wreck His State's Health Care Market. Here's Who Did. 22 November 2017
    23:14
  171. 179.
    Yemen Has Been Cut Off From The World. This Is What Yemenis Need You To Know21 November 2017
    5:29
  172. 180.
    12 Facts That Show How Guns Make Domestic Violence Even Deadlier20 November 2017
    16:17
  173. 181.
    Trump Alienates America's Allies And Hands Iran A Victory17 November 2017
    6:59
  174. 182.
    Mainers Vote To Expand Medicaid Under Obamacare16 November 2017
    3:35
  175. 183.
    Too Many U.S. Service Members Are Returning Home To Unemployment15 November 2017
    4:44
  176. 184.
    Transgender Democrat Danica Roem Makes History, Defeats Notorious Anti-LGBTQ Incumbent14 November 2017
    3:19
  177. 185.
    How Cancer Survival Rates Have Changed Since The 70's13 November 2017
    2:18
  178. 186.
    How "Big Data" Went Bust10 November 2017
    15:06
  179. 187.
    Doctors Have Trouble Diagnosing Alzheimer's. AI Doesn't.9 November 2017
    3:35
  180. 188.
    Scientists Identify New Gene Variations Linked To Breast Cancer8 November 2017
    1:24
  181. 189.
    How Russians Attempted To Use Instagram To Influence Native Americans7 November 2017
    3:30
  182. 190.
    How To Ensure The Fourth Industrial Revolution is ‘Made in the USA’6 November 2017
    9:22
  183. 191.
    Finally, We Learn Why Chad Is on the Travel Ban List. It’s Not Good.3 November 2017
    2:24
  184. 192.
    Trump Uses Americans' Healthcare As A Bargaining Chip2 November 2017
    4:05
  185. 193.
    'Katrina Brain': The Invisible Long-Term Toll of Megastorms1 November 2017
    14:51
  186. 194.
    School district pulls To Kill a Mockingbird31 October 2017
    2:41
  187. 195.
    The Las Vegas shooter’s accessories 30 October 2017
    4:58
  188. 196.
    Do people like government ‘nudges’? Study says: Yes27 October 2017
    6:11
  189. 197.
    Uber and Lyft haven't revolutionized the American city - yet26 October 2017
    6:45
  190. 198.
    Trump is wrecking the healthcare system and hurting the GOP25 October 2017
    8:19
  191. 199.
    A fire department in Puerto Rico is now powered by solar24 October 2017
    5:25
  192. 200.
    From the VP: Ending sexual assault on campus23 October 2017
    4:59

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