Trump leaves letter for Biden before departing White House

President Trump left a note for incoming President Joe Biden before departing the White House, Trump spokesperson Judd Deere confirmed. Deere said the contents of the note are just between Trump and Biden, and that...

Joe Biden sworn in as 46th president, says ‘democracy has prevailed’ in inaugural address

Joe Biden, sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declared "democracy has prevailed" as he used his inaugural address to call for unity in a nation suffering...

Americans mark an unconventional inauguration as Biden ascends to presidency

Forced by a pandemic and fears of domestic terrorism to remain apart — from the U.S. Capitol and from each other — Americans found new ways to celebrate the inauguration...

Biden lays out $1.9 trillion Covid relief package with $1,400 stimulus checks

President-elect Joe Biden laid out his $1.9 trillion relief package in a prime-time address Thursday — focusing on a new round of stimulus checks to struggling Americans and an ambitious vaccine...

Capitol Police Were Overrun, ‘Left Naked’ Against Rioters

Despite ample warnings about pro-Trump demonstrations in Washington, U.S. Capitol Police did not bolster staffing on Wednesday and made no preparations for the possibility that the planned protests could...

House introduces article of impeachment charging Trump with incitement of insurrection

The House on Monday introduced an article of impeachment against President Trump charging him with incitement of insurrection in the wake of last week’s deadly riot at the Capitol. The...

Recall effort against California governor an attempt to ‘destabilize the political system,’ analysts say

Less than two years into office, California Gov. Gavin Newsom is being forced to defend his job. Battered by several crises, including the coronavirus pandemic, crippling unemployment, devastating wildfires and one very poorly timed fancy...

Congress unveils massive $900B COVID government spending bill after months of negotiations

Congressional leaders on Monday unveiled a mammoth agreement on a roughly $2.4 trillion spending package that includes $900 billion in coronavirus relief after a half-year stalemate, securing another tranche of aid as a surge in COVID-19 infections...

William Barr To Step Down As Attorney General Before Christmas

Attorney General William Barr, an outspoken proponent of conservative values and an expansive view of presidential power, will leave office before Christmas, President Trump announced in a tweet Monday afternoon. Trump said...

Israel, Morocco agree to normalize relations in latest U.S.-brokered deal

Israel and Morocco agreed on Thursday to normalize relations in a deal brokered with U.S. help, making Morocco the fourth Arab country to set aside hostilities with Israel in...