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Vice President Harris: A new chapter opens in US politics

Vice President Kamala Harris broke the barrier Wednesday that has kept men at the top ranks of American power for more than two centuries...

Biden takes the helm as president: ‘Democracy has prevailed’

Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” and summoning American resilience...

12 Guard members removed from Biden inauguration

Twelve U.S. Army National Guard members have been removed from the presidential inauguration security mission after they were found to have ties with right-wing...

Inauguration rehearsal at Capitol evacuated after fire in homeless camp

The U.S. Capitol complex temporarily locked down Monday during a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration after a fire in a homeless encampment about...

Mike Pence calls Kamala Harris to offer congratulations

Vice President Mike Pence has called his soon-to-be successor Kamala Harris to offer his congratulations, according to two people familiar with the conversation. It's the...

Trump to leave Washington on morning of Biden’s inauguration

President Donald Trump will leave Washington next Wednesday morning, ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, according to a person familiar with the planning who...
video

Expecting trouble, DC locks down a week before inauguration

All through downtown Washington, the primary sound for several blocks was the beeping of forklifts unloading more fencing. There were no cars or scooters and...

Tom Hanks heads TV special celebrating Biden’s inauguration

Tom Hanks will host a 90-minute primetime TV special celebrating the inauguration of Joe Biden as president of the United States, with performances by...
drilling

Oil companies lock in drilling, challenging Biden on climate

In the closing months of the Trump administration, energy companies stockpiled enough drilling permits for western public lands to keep pumping oil for years...
mayoral race

Mayor of Houston suburb chosen by pulling a name from hat

The race to be the mayor of a Houston suburb ended this week with the winner’s name being drawn from a top hat. Sean Skipworth...

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