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Joe Biden hosts anti-extremism ‘summit’ at White House

The event, dubbed “the United We Stand Summit,” will highlight “the corrosive effects of hate-fueled violence on our democracy and public safety,” the White House said in a statement. The summit comes just eight weeks ahead of midterm elections in which Republicans are seeking to take control of Congress.

Monkeypox outbreak can be contained, White House says

The White House said Sunday it was confident authorities could “eliminate” monkeypox from the United States by speeding up the rollout of vaccinations and treatment to combat the virus’s spread. The World Health Organization on Saturday declared the monkeypox outbreak a global health emergency, having affected nearly 17,000 people in 74 countries.