Nayib Bukele, the 37-year-old former mayor of San Salvador, promises to fight the country's rampant corruption and crime.
As lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Monday morning, they renewed calls for Gov. Ralph Northam to resign.
Monday, Nevada's Legislature becomes the first in U.S. history to have a majority of women lawmakers. In Colorado, also a first, women hold the majority in the House of Representatives.
The Department of Homeland Security inspector general found 14,000 deficiencies at facilities where migrants in the country illegally are held but issued only two fines.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. will suspend its obligations under the 1987 INF treaty as of Saturday and pull out in six months if Russia isn't deemed to be in compliance.
The new guidelines cover everything from police recruitment practices to policies on use of force. The department was harshly criticized by Obama's Justice Department for civil rights violations.
The agency said it respects the right to voice opinions and doesn't retaliate against hunger strikers. "It's extremely painful and it's against their will," a lawyer for two asylum-seekers told NPR.
Muneer Subaihani says immigration agents told him he would be in jail for life if he didn't agree to be deported to Iraq. On Tuesday, in a rare event, he was admitted back into the U.S.