Biden Summit Aimed at Addressing Food Insecurity and Diet-Related Diseases in the US

The White House held a summit aimed at addressing hunger and diet-related diseases. About one in 10 US households is food insecure, and diet-related diseases are a leading cause of death and disability.

At the White House Hunger Conference, there is a woman doing the work in her community

NPR’s Ailsa Chang spoke with Desiree La-Mar Murphy, founder and CEO of Philly-area Murphy’s Giving Market, about Biden’s goal of ending hunger in America.

Here’s what happened at the White House’s big conference on food and nutrition: NPR

President Joe Biden speaks during the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC on September 28, 2022. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption caption toggle Evan Vucci/AP President Joe Biden speaks during the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, … Read more

Biden calls out late Congressman Jackie Walorski at White House hunger event : NPR

Congressman Jackie Walorski (R-IN) sits between Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Sen. Todd Young (R-IN) during a meeting between President Donald Trump and members of Congress on February 13, 2018. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption caption toggle Alex Wong/Getty Images Congressman Jackie Walorski (R-IN) sits between Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Sen. Todd Young (R-IN) … Read more

The White House conference will discuss the nation’s food insecurity

President Biden will lay out his proposals to address hunger at a major conference, the first of its kind since 1969. However, the solutions will not be easy to implement.

The White House is hosting a summit with leaders of Pacific island nations

President Biden rolled out the red carpet for leaders from Pacific island nations, an acknowledgment of the influence China has in the region as the US tries to up its game.

Jan. 6 panel postpones final hearing over Hurricane Ian : NPR

The House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol is holding a hearing on July 21, 2022. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption caption toggle J. Scott Applewhite/AP The House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol is holding a hearing on July 21, 2022. J. Scott Applewhite/AP … Read more

How former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s funeral could affect Japan’s current administration

Japan held a rare state funeral for former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who was assassinated in July. This could affect the country’s administration as it grapples with political and economic challenges.

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