Politics

Biden calls for action on virus as he introduces health team

President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday called for urgent action on the coronavirus pandemic as he introduced a health care team that will be tested at every turn while striving to restore the nation to normalcy. Biden laid out three COVID-19 priorities for his first 100 days in office: a call for all Americans to voluntarily mask up during those 100 days, a commitment to administer 100 million vaccines and a pledge to try to reopen a majority of the nation's schools.

Despite Trump’s venting and threats, Biden’s win is sealed

There’s plenty of noise but no cause for confusion as President Donald Trump vents about how the election turned out and vows to subvert it even still.

Trump hails vaccine ‘miracle,’ with millions of doses soon

President Donald Trump celebrated the expected approval of the first U.S. vaccine for the coronavirus Tuesday as the White House worked to instill confidence in the massive distribution effort that will largely be executed by President-elect Joe Biden

Does Trump have power to pardon himself? It’s complicated

President Donald Trump has declared that he has “absolute right” to issue a pardon to himself. Yet the law is much murkier than his confidence suggests.

US troop pullouts in Mideast raise fears of Iranian attacks

As the Pentagon pulls troops out of the Middle East in the coming weeks, under orders from President Donald Trump, U.S. military leaders are working to find other ways to deter potential attacks by Iran and its proxies, and to counter arguments that America is abandoning the region.

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