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Mongolia Premier Resigns, Blames President Over Covid Protests
Mongolia Premier Resigns, Blames President Over Covid Protests

Mongolia’s prime minister resigned a day after protests against his government’s Covid-19 control measures erupted in capital Ulaanbaatar. Prime Minister Khurelsukh Ukhnaa submitted his resignation a...

Published: 01/22/2021
Trump Impeachment: McConnell Proposes Trial for February
Trump Impeachment: McConnell Proposes Trial for February

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said the start of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial should be put off until next month to give the former president time to mount a defense. McConnell said in a ...

Published: 01/22/2021
Hong Kong to Order First-Ever Covid-19 Lockdown in Kowloon
Hong Kong to Order First-Ever Covid-19 Lockdown in Kowloon

Hong Kong for the first time will lock down tens of thousands of residents in the Kowloon area to contain a worsening coronavirus outbreak, local media outlets reported Friday, citing unidentified peo...

Published: 01/22/2021
Tesla Faces Bumpier Ride Breaking Into India After China Success
Tesla Faces Bumpier Ride Breaking Into India After China Success

Elon Musk all but confirmed Tesla will enter India, sparking jubilation among fans, some of whom have had electric cars on order for years. But it may prove the company’s hardest market to crack yet. ...

Published: 01/22/2021
Trump's Presidency Taught Us How to Protect American Democracy
Trump's Presidency Taught Us How to Protect American Democracy

While former President Trump did unprecedented damage to American institutions, like turn "public office into a driver of private profit,” New York University historian Ruth Ben-Ghiat says his tenure ...

Published: 01/22/2021
What Happens After an Authoritarian Leader Leaves Political Office?
What Happens After an Authoritarian Leader Leaves Political Office?

Now that Trump has departed the White House, what has he left in his wake? New York University historian Ruth Ben-Ghiat explains that his staffing of civil service agencies with rank-and-file loyalist...

Published: 01/22/2021
See President Biden's Newly Redecorated Oval Office
See President Biden's Newly Redecorated Oval Office

President Joe Biden has given the Oval Office a slight makeover. Biden revealed the new décor Wednesday as he invited reporters into his new office to watch him sign a series of executive orders hour...

Published: 01/22/2021
LIVE: U.S. Senate Reconvenes After President Biden's Inauguration
LIVE: U.S. Senate Reconvenes After President Biden's Inauguration

(Jan. 21) Watch live as the U.S. Senate reconvenes on Thursday after President Joe Biden's Inauguration in Washington, D.C. Opening statements are expected by Senate Majority leader Chuck Schumer and ...

Published: 01/21/2021
Biden's Covid Stimulus Proposal 'Designed for Bipartisan Support:' Psaki
Biden's Covid Stimulus Proposal 'Designed for Bipartisan Support:' Psaki

Asked by reporters about garnering Republican support for President Joe Biden's COVID relief, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday that Biden feels his current proposal is "designed for...

Published: 01/21/2021
Biden Administration Seeks 5-Year Extension of Nuclear Arms Treaty with Russia
Biden Administration Seeks 5-Year Extension of Nuclear Arms Treaty with Russia

The Biden administration is proposing to Russia a five-year extension of the New START treaty limiting the number of U.S. and Russian strategic nuclear weapons. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki ...

Published: 01/21/2021
Biden Releases National Covid Strategy: 'Help Is On the Way'
Biden Releases National Covid Strategy: 'Help Is On the Way'

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 — including a requirement that ...

Published: 01/21/2021
Congress Approves Waiver for Lloyd Austin to Be Biden’s Pentagon Chief
Congress Approves Waiver for Lloyd Austin to Be Biden’s Pentagon Chief

The Democratic-controlled House easily passed legislation required to confirm retired Gen. Lloyd Austin as President Joe Biden’s secretary of defense, brushing aside concerns that his retirement occur...

Published: 01/21/2021
Europe's Central Bank Still Trying to Boost Economy
Europe's Central Bank Still Trying to Boost Economy

The European Central Bank held key rates at or near zero at its latest meeting, while lockdowns are still in force and inflation is below its target. That means new stimulus measures are likely in Eur...

Published: 01/21/2021
Everything We Know About Covid Variants So Far, According to Fauci
Everything We Know About Covid Variants So Far, According to Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci is back in the White House briefing room. Fauci, the nation's leading infectious disease expert, was tasked by President Joe Biden to give an update on the coronavirus pandemic afte...

Published: 01/21/2021
Fauci Says Current Vaccines Should Work Against New Covid Variants
Fauci Says Current Vaccines Should Work Against New Covid Variants

Dr. Anthony Fauci is back in the White House briefing room. Fauci, the nation's leading infectious disease expert, was tasked by President Joe Biden to give an update on the coronavirus pandemic afte...

Published: 01/21/2021
Psaki Discusses ‘Very Generous Letter’ Trump Left for Biden
Psaki Discusses ‘Very Generous Letter’ Trump Left for Biden

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday discussed the "very generous letter" that former President Donald Trump left for President Joe Biden before he departed the White House. She made the ...

Published: 01/21/2021
Fauci Says It Feels 'Liberating' to Work With Biden Team on Covid
Fauci Says It Feels 'Liberating' to Work With Biden Team on Covid

Dr. Anthony Fauci is back in the White House briefing room. Fauci, the nation's leading infectious disease expert, was tasked by President Joe Biden to give an update on the coronavirus pandemic afte...

Published: 01/21/2021
LIVE: White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki Holds Briefing as Biden Unveils Covid Plan
LIVE: White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki Holds Briefing as Biden Unveils Covid Plan

(Jan. 21) Watch live as White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki holds a news conference on Thursday, January 21, 2021, in Washington, D.C. President Joe Biden unveiled a national strategy to combat the...

Published: 01/21/2021
New York City Continues Covid Vaccinations Despite Shortages: De Blasio
New York City Continues Covid Vaccinations Despite Shortages: De Blasio

New York City has not stopped giving vaccinations despite shortage warnings and pleas for resupply, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday. About 45,000 people were vaccinated in New York City on Wednesda...

Published: 01/21/2021
Biden Urges Americans to 'Mask Up,' Says It May Save 50,000 Lives by April
Biden Urges Americans to 'Mask Up,' Says It May Save 50,000 Lives by April

President Joe Biden unveiled a national strategy to combat the coronavirus while issuing a sobering warning: The pandemic is likely to claim another 100,000 lives over roughly the next month and will ...

Published: 01/21/2021
Biden Says 100,000 Americans May Die from Covid in the Next Month
Biden Says 100,000 Americans May Die from Covid in the Next Month

President Joe Biden unveiled a national strategy to combat the coronavirus while issuing a sobering warning: The pandemic is likely to claim another 100,000 lives over roughly the next month and will ...

Published: 01/21/2021
Pelosi Calls for 'Immediate Confirmation' of Lloyd Austin as Defense Secretary
Pelosi Calls for 'Immediate Confirmation' of Lloyd Austin as Defense Secretary

Congress may give retired General Lloyd Austin the votes he’d need to serve as Joe Biden’s defense secretary as soon as Thursday, making him the second member of the new president’s national security ...

Published: 01/21/2021
Biden’s Plea for Unity Tested Amid Opposition Over Covid Stimulus, Immigration
Biden’s Plea for Unity Tested Amid Opposition Over Covid Stimulus, Immigration

Joe Biden is seeking to wipe away Donald Trump’s fingerprints from U.S. policy, but his predecessor left lasting partisan divisions in Washington that pose a risk to getting the new president’s agenda...

Published: 01/21/2021
Apple’s First Headset to Be Niche Precursor to Eventual AR Glasses
Apple’s First Headset to Be Niche Precursor to Eventual AR Glasses

Apple Inc.’s first crack at a headset is designed to be a pricey, niche precursor to a more ambitious augmented reality product that will take longer to develop, according to people with knowledge of ...

Published: 01/21/2021
Biden Signs 10 Covid-Related Executive Orders at the White House
Biden Signs 10 Covid-Related Executive Orders at the White House

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 — including a requirement that ...

Published: 01/21/2021
LIVE: President Biden Delivers Remarks on Covid-19 Response, Signs Executive Orders
LIVE: President Biden Delivers Remarks on Covid-19 Response, Signs Executive Orders

(Jan. 21) Watch live as President Joe Biden delivers remarks on his administration's COVID-19 response, and signs executive orders and other presidential actions on Thursday, January 21, 2021, in Wash...

Published: 01/21/2021
McConnell: 'Biden Took Several Big Steps in the Wrong Direction on Day One'
McConnell: 'Biden Took Several Big Steps in the Wrong Direction on Day One'

The United States Senate reconvened Thursday, ushering in a new leadership but with partisan lines continuing to be drawn. The new majority leader, New York's Chuck Schumer appealed for Senate Republ...

Published: 01/21/2021
Schumer Urges Senate Republicans to Help Confirm Biden's Cabinet Secretaries
Schumer Urges Senate Republicans to Help Confirm Biden's Cabinet Secretaries

The United States Senate reconvened Thursday, ushering in a new leadership but with partisan lines continuing to be drawn. The new majority leader, New York's Chuck Schumer appealed for Senate Republ...

Published: 01/21/2021
Buttigieg Lauds Biden Inaugural Address: 'Exactly What America Needed to Hear'
Buttigieg Lauds Biden Inaugural Address: 'Exactly What America Needed to Hear'

Pete Buttigieg, President Biden's secretary of transportation nominee, on Thursday, lauded Biden's inaugural address as a "civic sermon" and "exactly what Americans needed to hear." He made the remark...

Published: 01/21/2021
Pelosi Says Senate to Get Trump Impeachment Articles Soon, Triggering Trial
Pelosi Says Senate to Get Trump Impeachment Articles Soon, Triggering Trial

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the article of impeachment against Donald Trump will be sent to the Senate soon, triggering the start of his trial, but she refused to specify when. The House impeachm...

Published: 01/21/2021
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