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Biden signs executive orders to boost economic relief for Americans struggling amid pandemic

The president plans an address from the White House on his administration's efforts to address an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Jan 22, 2021

McConnell seeks to delay Trump impeachment trial until February; Congress approves waiver for Austin to lead Pentagon

On his first full day in office, the president plans to focus on the top priority of his new administration: dealing with many aspects of the public health crisis.
  • Jan 21, 2021

Biden, Harris remember coronavirus victims with vigil at Lincoln Memorial

The president-elect will hold an event in Wilmington, Del., where he has been conducting his transition, before arriving in Washington for a somber inaugural ceremony honoring Americans who have lost their lives to covid-19.
  • Jan 19, 2021

Biden selects transgender doctor Rachel Levine as assistant health secretary

“She is a historic and deeply qualified choice to help lead our administration’s health efforts,” Joe Biden said of Rachel Levine.
  • Jan 19, 2021

Harris resigns Senate seat; Biden to roll out sweeping immigration overhaul

Joe Biden will volunteer at a hunger relief organization as he prepares to take the oath of office at a heavily fortified Capitol in Washington on Wednesday.
  • Jan 18, 2021

Fire at homeless encampment interrupts inauguration rehearsal at U.S. Capitol

With Washington on high alert since the Capitol breach, a small fire stopped the proceedings.
  • Jan 18, 2021

Biden unveils plans for expanded access to the vaccine

President-elect Joe Biden plans to deliver remarks on vaccine distribution a day after calling the efforts of President Trump's administration a "dismal failure."
  • Jan 15, 2021

Senate confirmation hearing for Avril D. Haines, Biden’s pick for director of national intelligence, is postponed

Haines, a former deputy director of the CIA, is now expected to face the Senate Intelligence Committee next week.
  • Jan 15, 2021

Amid fallout from Trump’s impeachment, Biden seeks to keep focus on coronavirus, economy

The president-elect is scheduled to deliver a speech Thursday night announcing additional steps to combat the pandemic. He takes office on Wednesday.
  • Jan 14, 2021

In new video, Trump condemns violence without mentioning his second impeachment

The House has voted to impeach Trump on a charge of "inciting violence," making him the first president in U.S. history to have been impeached twice.
  • Jan 13, 2021