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President Joe Biden meets with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres at the Intercontinental Barclay Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden White House kicks off UN meetings in N.Y.

Joe Biden met with the head of the United Nations ahead of the body’s general assembly meeting. On Monday, he sat down with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres while touting America’s strong partnership with the international organization.



FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2020, file photo, a droplet falls from a syringe after a person was injected with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a hospital in Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Pfizer announces COVID-19 vaccine for 5 to 11-year-olds is safe

According to Pfizer, recent clinical trials show their COVID-19 vaccine is ”safe” and creates strong anti-bodies in children aged five to 11-year-olds. In a highly-anticipated press release Monday, the medical research company said it would seek FDA emergency use authorization for the vaccine’s in children by the end of the month.