The president-elect has long tried to keep from being sucked into President Trump’s dramas. He may find that posture hard to maintain when he takes office and the Senate puts Mr. Trump on trial.
The two appointments illustrate how the president-elect appears determined to rebuild a White House national security team to focus on threats that critics say were ignored by President Trump.
Capitals across the country are bracing for any spillover from last week’s violent assault on the U.S. Capitol. State legislatures already have become targets for protesters in recent days.
The inaugural committee did not disclose how much it has raised so far for the event, which is to be scaled down because of the pandemic.
Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has shot down a supposed plan for the president to pass the Biden inauguration at his Turnberry links.
Joe Biden’s inaugural committee suggested the traditional crowd-lined ride down Pennsylvania Avenue would be replaced by a “virtual parade.”
As the U.S. confronted a new wave of infection and death through the summer and fall, the president’s approach to the pandemic came down to a single question: What would it mean for him?
The company could provide at least tens of millions of additional doses of a coronavirus vaccine under an agreement that would give it better access to the supplies it needs to expand manufacturing.
Dr. Miguel A. Cardona will fulfill Mr. Biden’s promise to appoint a diverse cabinet with an education secretary with public school experience.
The House was set to approve a $900 billion pandemic aid bill on Monday night, with the Senate poised to follow later on. The bill provides a $600 payment for most Americans.
A deep distrust of the government is fueling vaccine hesitancy among Republicans, who are more likely than Democrats to resist being inoculated against Covid-19.
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The president-elect’s allies have begun an ambitious fund-raising campaign for the celebration of his swearing-in. Big donors will get “virtual signed photos” — and a chance to generate good will.
Election-related falsehoods have subsided, but misleading claims about the coronavirus vaccines are surging — often spread by the same people.
Kyle McGowan, a former chief of staff at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and his deputy, Amanda Campbell, go public on the Trump administration’s manipulation of the agency.
“I honestly can’t recall two independent events of such extreme importance occurring on the same day,” said one historian. “A good day,” said another.
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In a world where life changed seemingly overnight, photographers transformed how they worked, trading intimacy for distance. This is what they captured.
In split-screen assessments of the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump focused on the “medical miracle” of vaccines and President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. warned of a “very dark winter.”
On Tuesday, President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. announced his nominees for his health team, which will play a defining role in curbing the spread of coronavirus.
The last act of the Trump presidency has taken on the stormy elements of a drama more common to history or literature than a modern White House.
Polling shows that Republicans have turned bearish on the outlook for their family finances since the election, while Democratic optimism is rising.
Unlike President Trump, who was expected to shrug off health threats in favor of huge crowds, President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has indicated that his inauguration will not be business as usual.
With vaccines and a new administration, the pandemic will be tamed. But experts say the coming months “are going to be just horrible.”
When President Trump quit the health organization, he left a list of seven demands on the table. Here they are.
In an emotional address, he pleaded with Americans to “hang on” and cited the death of his son to say that he understood the loss in the nation.