President Joe Biden is putting into play his national COVID-19 strategy to ramp up vaccinations and testing, reopen schools and businesses and increase the use of masks.
Fauci said the new administration would “be completely open and honest” in dealing with the pandemic and, in an implicit rebuke to the Trump administration, said everything now would be “based on science and evidence.”…
By Robert Burns, Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Thursday's 326-78 vote would grant a waiver that would exempt Austin from the seven-year rule. All signs point to quick action in the Senate after that, putting Austin on track to be confirmed as secretary by week's end.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
With a burst of executive orders, President Joe Biden served notice Thursday that the nation's COVID-19 response is under new management and he's demanding progress to reduce infections.
Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is expected to speak a day after Democrats took control of the Senate and White House.
By Lorne Cook, Christopher Sherman, Associated Press
World leaders welcomed into their ranks the new U.S. President Joe Biden, noting their most pressing problems that require multilateral cooperation, an approach his predecessor Donald Trump ridiculed.
By Associated Press
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., will hold her a news conference on Jan. 21, her first since Joe Biden became president and the Democrats took control of the Senate.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
President Joe Biden's nominee for secretary of transportation, Pete Buttigieg, will pledge to carry out the administration's ambitious agenda to rebuild the nation's infrastructure during a Senate hearing on Thursday.
By Associated Press
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will participate in a national prayer service from the White House in honor of their inauguration.
Host Tom Hanks introduced the 90-minute special airing across several networks on Wednesday night in place of the usual official inaugural balls. Kerry Washington and Eva Longoria are co-hosting.
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