Yeager died last month at age 97. The West Virginia native in 1947 became the first person to fly faster than sound.
By John Raby, Associated Press
It's the first known contact between the elected members of the outgoing and incoming administrations. President Donald Trump has not reached out to President-elect Joe Biden.
By Jill Colvin, Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press
Prosecutors who initially said there was “strong evidence” the pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week aimed to “capture and assassinate elected officials” have backed away from that allegation.
By Alanna Durkin Richer, Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press
Trump is on the verge of becoming the only president in history to be twice impeached. His incendiary rhetoric at a rally ahead of the Capitol uprising is now in the impeachment charge against him — to be taken up…
By Lisa Mascaro, Zeke Miller, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
By Associated Press
Pelosi has said if Pence rejects use of the 25th Amendment, the House will move to impeach him. Already, at least three Republicans have said they would vote for that.
By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick, Jonathan Lemire, Alan Fram, Associated Press
President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the U.S. Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.
By Associated Press
Schumer said he and Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi called Pence Thursday, but that he would not take their call.
By Jill Colvin, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Pence, as the session came to an end, said the count “shall be deemed a sufficient declaration" of Biden's victory, but offered no words of congratulations to the incoming administration. It capped an extraordinary day of chaos, violence and division…
By Lisa Mascaro, Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick, Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Congress has confirmed Democrat Joe Biden as the presidential election winner, hours after violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol.
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