Democracy Dies in Darkness
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After taking the oath of office, Joe Biden called on the nation to end its “uncivil war” and embrace a united front amid daunting problems.
As President Biden and Vice President Harris took office, African Americans held hope for change.
The 46th president held his hand on a Bible at 11:48 a.m., but it is not the taking of the oath that determines when the previous term ends.
The outgoing president, skipping Biden’s inauguration, planned a grand military send-off, but only a few hundred people showed up to see him depart.
The virtual “Parade Across America” begins at 3:15 p.m. ET.
“Celebrating America,” with Tom Hanks, begins at 8:30 p.m. ET.
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Ryan D. McCarthy’s resignation capped a tumultuous term that saw the largest mobilization of the National Guard since World War II.
Austrian flags and a QAnon flag are waved during a protest against government restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus in Vienna on Saturday. (Ronald Zak/AP)
While some QAnon disciples gave way to doubt as Trump's term ended, others doubled down on blind belief or strained to see new coded messages in the Inauguration Day’s events.
Facing new virus mutations, European countries are tightening mask regulations.
More than 16,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine shipped to Maine and Michigan were damaged because of improper temperature storage.
With a WHO team probing the pandemic’s origins, officials are propagating the fringe view that the virus came from elsewhere.
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Amanda Gorman and poetry's short history at presidential inaugurations
President Joe Biden on Jan. 20 became the fourth president ever to have a poet recite their work at a presidential inauguration.
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On average, Trump visited one of the properties his company owns on two days of every week of his presidency.
“I’ll be driving our efforts to ensure that matters of equity and justice are fully incorporated into all that we try to do,” the Domestic Policy Council head said.
The relatively unsung Colorado Democrat has emerged as one of the most promising stars of the historic House class of 2018.
Alexei Navalny’s team released a video looking at what they call “Putin’s palace.” (The Post)
The video shows a Black Sea palace with an ice rink and “aquadisco.” It was built for Putin, the Russian opposition leader claimed. The Kremlin denies it.
The entrepreneur gave a speech on rural education in his first appearance since his public criticism of China’s financial regulators.
Roadside souvenirs for sale in Kissimmee, Fla. (Melina Mara/The Post)
Florida state Rep. Anthony Sabatini, a Republican, wants to rename U.S. Route 27 after the former president.
January is usually the wet season, but wind-whipped wildfires are burning in parts of California.
Members of the National Guard walk near the Capitol at sunrise amid preparations for Wednesday’s inauguration. (Matt McClain/The Post)
The system is designed to combat airborne germs such as the coronavirus.
As President Biden enters the White House and Donald Trump exits, differences in their approach to the federal workforce are evident in their campaign rhetoric.
Joe Biden during a sending-off event in Wilmington, Del. (Demetrius Freeman/The Post)
President Biden’s administration takes over the official White House social media accounts Wednesday. But Twitter won’t transfer followers, unlike with the previous administration.
Some, like DNI nominee Avril Haines, haven't received briefings on the massive breach of government agencies.
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A health official urged hotel guests to “minimize interaction” with the rodents.
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In addition to pardoning rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black, President Trump commuted the sentence of Death Row Records co-founder Michael “Harry-O” Harris and pardoned Roc Nation CEO Desiree Perez.