President Joe Biden

Biden pledges ‘relentless diplomacy’ on global challenges

By Josh Boak and Aamer Madhani

President Joe Biden summoned the world’s nations to forcefully address the festering global issues of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and human rights abuses in his first address before the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday. He decried military conflict and insisted the U.S. is not seeking “a new Cold War” with China.