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In a statement released just minutes after President Biden took office, China's foreign ministry said it was sanctioning those "who have seriously violated China's sovereignty."
In rich countries, every sector of the economy reduced its contribution to climate change last year — with one big gas-guzzling exception.
Investigators say Connecticut resident Patrick Edward McCaughey III pinned an officer against a door during the Capitol insurrection.
The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all hit new records as markets closed on Wednesday. Former President Donald Trump frequently cited stock market gains as a personal accomplishment.
The group of women who've met for 25 years watched the event with tears and cheers. Some are, like Kamala Harris, graduates of Howard University and/or members of Harris' Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.
Michael Pack's record at the parent agency for the Voice of America includes charges of bias, firings, investigations and more. He called President Biden's request for him to resign a "partisan act."
A Democratic majority, even a thin one, allows the party to set the chamber's legislative agenda and makes it easier to confirm President Biden's Cabinet picks.
President Biden has set his sights on more than 100 Trump administration environmental rollbacks as well as plans to rejoin the international climate accord.
The traditional inaugural parade was not an option, given security fears and the pandemic. So Inauguration Day is highlighting dancers, drumlines, singers and athletes from across the country.
He plans to ask the Education Department to extend pandemic relief for about 41 million federal student loan borrowers.
For two of the biggest obstacles to curbing the pandemic, it won't just be federal officials who will lead the way, says Dr. Celine Gounder, a member of President Biden's COVID-19 advisory board.
Two studies find that tailoring brain stimulation to a particular patient helps in treating depression and obsessive-compulsive behaviors.
The 22-year-old composed a poem, "The Hill We Climb," that acknowledges the recent insurrection attempt, but turns resolutely toward hope. "The new dawn blooms," she writes.
On a video of the Jan. 6 attack, Officer Eugene Goodman is seen diverting a group of rioters away from the Senate chamber.
President-elect Joe Biden is set to reverse Trump's policy of excluding unauthorized immigrants from a key count that the Constitution says must include the "whole number of persons in each state."
Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez will co-headline the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on Wed, Jan. 20. The day features a variety of performances from other musical artists.
The president-elect was joined by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and a bipartisan group of congressional leaders at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C.
Lou Gehrig's disease can take months to diagnose, then rapidly incapacitate patients, leaving many families bankrupt before disability payments and Medicare kick in. A recent law aims to change that.
President-elect Biden plans to end the Trump administration's travel ban on Muslim-majority countries on Day 1. But immigrant advocates say the lasting effects of the policy will be harder to undo.
Biden will send Congress a proposal that that would protect millions people from deportation, marking a dramatic turn from President Trump's hardline immigration tack.
When he gets into the Oval Office, President- elect Joe Biden plans to sign 17 executive actions on priorities like COVID-19, climate, racial justice — and rolling back Trump rules.
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In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Kimberly Shriner, infectious disease specialist at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena.
It’s official. President Joe Biden has now been sworn into office.