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Biden gives first address to United Nations

President Biden called on world leaders to work together on a range of global issues during his debut address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. Mr. Biden said the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan marked the end of "a period of relentless war" and started "a new era of relentless diplomacy." CBS News senior White House and political correspondent Ed O'Keefe joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano with more on the president's remarks.


Biden urges focus on "our collective future"

In his first address to the U.N. General Assembly, President Biden said the U.S. is shifting its focus to global issues like climate change and cyber threats. CBS News' Michael George joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with the details. Then Axios' congressional reporter Alayna Treene and the Boston Globe's Washington bureau chief Liz Goodwin discuss the debt ceiling standoff and former President Trump's upcoming rally in Georgia.


Biden calls for "intensive diplomacy" at U.N.

In his first speech before the U.N. General Assembly, President Biden addressed his plans to turn the U.S. to a new era of diplomacy and away from military power. He reaffirmed the U.S. isn't turning inward despite withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, and he also pushed for a diplomatic reset following four years of the Trump administration's "America First" policies. CBS News' Michael George reports from New York on the president's speech, and CBS News chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes discussed the key takeaways with CBSN's Tanya Rivero.


Biden's foreign and domestic challenges

President Joe Biden will address the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Tuesday for the first time since taking office. It follows the difficult withdrawal from Afghanistan and criticism from NATO allies. CBS News senior White House and political correspondent Ed O'Keefe, Politico White House correspondent Natasha Korecki and Insider political reporter Oma Seddiq join CBSN's "Red & Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with more on that, plus the latest on COVID vaccine efforts and a looming deadline to keep the U.S. government funded.


Biden's foreign policy challenges

President Biden is facing an array of global challenges ahead of his speech tomorrow to the United Nations General Assembly, especially when it comes to Afghanistan. The family of civilians killed in a mistaken U.S. drone strike Kabul are calling for an investigation, compensation and relocation to a safe country. CBS News correspondent Christina Ruffini joins CBSN to explain the latest developments as well as new details on the diplomatic dispute between France and the U.S.


8 dead in shooting at Russian university

A student opened fire at a university in Russia, leaving eight people dead and at least 28 hurt, before being shot in a crossfire with police and detained. A massive volcano erupted on the Canary Islands for the first time in half a century. And the U.N. General Assembly is set to meet this week in New York City after convening virtually last year. CBS News reporter and producer Haley Ott reports from London on these headlines and other world news.

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