Two-thirds of Americans approve of President-elect Joe Biden’s handling of the transition, but mixed confidence in his leadership on major issues, along with President Trump’s hold on the Republican Party, present challenges for the new administration, a Washington Post-ABC News poll finds.
A massive security operation is underway ahead of President-elect Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday, prompting conflict-zone comparisons that have drawn pushback from some who say such remarks trivialize the reality of war.
As the virus began spreading a year ago, there was pushback against maligning China with the labels like “China virus” or “Wuhan virus.” The World Health Organization says it’s working on a more neutral naming system.
Navalny arrived from Berlin, where he was treated for a near-fatal poisoning in August. Navalny and his allies claim the attack was carried out by Russian security agents. Moscow denies the accusation.
In the Jan. 6 vote to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s win, the overwhelming majority of Senate Republicans decided to live in the real world. The overwhelming majority of House Republicans did not.
After a decade of development, the space agency planned to fire the four engines of its towering Space Launch System for eight minutes, but officials ended the test less than two minutes in. It was not clear immediately what went wrong.