Civil rights organizations and antismoking advocates are hoping the Biden administration will do what previous administrations have not — ban menthol cigarettes. (Mark Lennihan/AP)
Advocates demand action against a product that has increased illnesses and death in Black communities.
Rachel Marie Powell, accused of carrying a bullhorn and breaking a Capitol window, allegedly grew ‘evasive’ when asked about wearing a see-through mask in a Facebook video.
Japan's prime minister is the first foreign leader to visit the White House in person during Biden’s presidency.
Friday letter is seen as an effort to push Texas officials toward expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
Iced Earth guitarist Jon Schaffer agrees to cooperate with prosecutors.
President Biden’s team is launching a new focus on local media, reaching past national outlets to ones that are more trusted in their communities.
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The Inauguration
(Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post)
Trump skipped the inauguration — themed “America United” — two weeks after inciting a deadly siege on the U.S. Capitol.
Harris becomes the first woman, Black woman and Asian American to serve as vice president.
Biden signed executive actions to require masks on all federal grounds and ask agencies to extend eviction moratoriums.
President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn in as the nation’s 46th president on Wednesday at an inauguration like no other.
Joe Biden pleaded for national unity in his inaugural address Wednesday after he was sworn in as the 46th president. Here's our analysis and the full speech.
Several of the new words in Biden’s speech reflected pandemic deaths, economic fallout and recent far-right violence. He was the first new president to say “white supremacy.”
New presidential families, past commanders in chief and government members of both parties were in attendance as a new era was marked in American democracy.
Joe Biden will become the 46th president when he takes the oath of office. Just as no two presidents are alike, neither are the ceremonies that usher them into office.
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The Biden Agenda
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