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President Biden delivers remarks Thursday on his new plan to stop the spread of the delta variant and boost COVID-19 vaccinations. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Biden Lays Out Plan To Mandate Vaccines Or Testing For Millions Of Workers

The president outlined a forthcoming federal rule that all businesses with 100 or more employees have to ensure that every worker is either vaccinated for COVID-19 or submit to weekly testing.

President Biden delivers remarks Thursday on his new plan to stop the spread of the delta variant and boost COVID-19 vaccinations. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Biden Lays Out Plan To Mandate Vaccines Or Testing For Millions Of Workers

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Afghan refugees wait to be processed Sept. 8 inside Hangar 5 at Ramstein Air Base in Germany. Olivier Douliery/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Support For Resettling Afghan Refugees In The U.S. Is Broad — But Has Limits

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David Chipman speaks at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on assault weapons in September 2019. President Biden had nominated him to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Gun Rights Groups Threatened To Sink Biden's ATF Nominee. He's Withdrawing The Pick

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U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland holds a press conference Thursday to announce a lawsuit against Texas. The Department of Justice is seeking a permanent injunction against the state's new abortion law. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Justice Department Sues Texas Over New Abortion Ban

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