America is sliding into a winter limbo of alarming spikes in Covid-19 cases and deepening economic pain while an apathetic lame duck White House and a deadlocked Congress provide no political leadership.
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Sunday announced an all-female White House senior communications team, including former Obama White House communications director Jen Psaki as press secretary.
President-elect Joe Biden has repeatedly promised to build a government that "looks like America." He's not wasting any time in delivering on that front.
The Justice Department has rushed to change the rules around federal death penalties as they expedite a slew of scheduled executions in the final days of the Trump administration, including expanding possible execution methods to include electrocution and death by firing squad.
President-elect Joe Biden is still weighing who will lead the Central Intelligence Agency, but Tom Donilon is no longer under consideration for the post, CNN has learned.
President-elect Joe Biden will be examined by an orthopedist Sunday afternoon "out of an abundance of caution" after twisting his ankle Saturday while playing with his dog, Major, his office announced.
Assistant Secretary for Health Adm. Brett Giroir on Sunday said Americans who traveled during the Thanksgiving holiday should get tested for coronavirus, and emphasized safety measures, such as mask wearing, as health experts warned about another rise in cases.
President-elect Joe Biden's lead over President Donald Trump narrowed by 45 votes in Dane County, Wisconsin, as it certified its 2020 presidential general election results following a recount requested by the Trump campaign.
President-elect Joe Biden is set to formally name key members of his economic team on Monday, with the long-expected announcement of Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary, CNN has learned, along with two other women in top roles to help him navigate the nation's punishing fiscal headwinds in hopes of building an economic recovery.
President-elect Joe Biden on Monday will receive his first presidential daily briefing – a report that will contain information from the nation’s intelligence agencies.
Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., on Sunday took President-elect Joe Biden to task over his pledge to unify the country yet still choose controversial people to fill his cabinet.
President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield.
The oldest prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention center went to his latest review board hearing with a degree of hope, something that has been scarce during his 16 years locked up without charges at the U.S. base in Cuba.
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris was widely slammed on Twitter this weekend for committing to helping small businesses affected by the pandemic despite having openly supported protesters at the height of social unrest over the summer.
President-elect Joe Biden reportedly twisted his ankle on Saturday and is expected to be examined by an orthopedist "out of an abundance of caution," according to officials.
A member of President-elect Joe Biden's COVID-19 advisory board on Saturday made a grim prediction about U.S. coronavirus cases in the coming weeks after millions of Americans traveled for Thanksgiving, despite warnings from public health officials.
Biden said the team will "bring diverse perspectives to their work and a shared commitment to building this country back better."
Trump paid $3 million for the recount, which ultimately left Biden with 87 more votes.
President Trump called in to Fox News for an interview and maintained his baseless claims of fraud in the 2020 presidential election and criticizing the governor of Georgia. NBC's Carol Lee has details.
The president is trying to "punish" immigrant-rich states, said N.Y.'s attorney general, who is suing the administration.
“What we expect, unfortunately, as we go for the next couple of weeks into December, is that we might see a surge superimposed on the surge we are already in," Fauci said.
In the weeks leading up to the election, an analysis of voter turnout shows that there were questionable returns to President Trump's large rallies.
“It just goes to show you that rural America and rural Nevada aren’t just monoliths," said Daniel Corona, mayor of West Wendover.
Many saw the rallies as a sign of big enthusiasm for Trump, but the data suggest the visits did not produce the desired impact for the president.
"Calling an election unfair does not make it so," one ruling said.
The Democratic president-elect and the inscrutable GOP Senate leader have a "yin and yang" dynamic that could get deals done.
The president-elect will "likely require a walking boot" for several weeks.
The office is responsible for an administration's spending and policy plans.
This week on "Face the Nation," preparations to distribute the yet-to-be-approved coronavirus vaccine pick up speed as America braces for the fallout from the Thanksgiving holiday.
The state will certify the presidential results on Monday, the bipartisan Wisconsin Elections Commission said Sunday.
President Trump is still baselessly claiming election fraud occurred and signaling he may never concede. On Saturday, Pennsylvania's Supreme Court threw out another lawsuit trying to halt the state's certification of election results. Ben Tracy has the latest.
President-elect Joe Biden is getting checked out by a doctor after slipping and twisting his ankle. Nikole Killion reports.
Cubans are waiting to see if the incoming Biden administration will mark a new thaw in relations following an icy four years. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
"These qualified, experienced communicators bring diverse perspectives to their work and a shared commitment to building this country back better," Mr. Biden said in a statement
Public schools closed on November 19 when the city reached a seven-day COVID-19 positivity average of 3%, but de Blasio said Sunday that metric will no longer be used.
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Jennifer Psaki will be White House press secretary, and Kate Bedingfield will be communications director.
Jennifer Psaki will be White House press secretary, and Kate Bedingfield will be communications director.
The president-elect was walking his dog Major on Saturday when he sprained his foot, the transition team said.
One of President-elect Joe Biden’s very first tasks will be filling the key positions in his White House and Cabinet.
In this special, shorter, holiday weekend edition: The latest on the GOP's election challenges, the latest from called and uncalled races, and some of the stories you missed while making stuffing.
Biden won the White House with 306 electoral votes — the same number as Trump in 2016.
The state’s two largest counties spent more than a week recounting ballots, but the final tally barely changed.
Recrimination from party leaders, along with skepticism from some Biden allies, could limit liberals’ ability to influence the party’s direction.
The Republican lawsuit had sought to halt certification of the state’s election results and challenged a 2019 law establishing universal mail voting.
With his denial of the outcome, Trump endangered America’s democracy, threatened to undermine national security and public health, and duped supporters into believing, perhaps permanently, that Biden was elected illegitimately.
The president-elect visited an orthopedic specialist, and while initial X-rays did not show an obvious fracture, a more detailed CT scan showed hairline cracks.
President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. is expected to nominate Neera Tanden, a divisive figure within the Democratic Party, to lead the budget office. He also named an all-female communications staff.
Ms. Psaki, who served in prominent communications roles in the Obama administration, said she saw her job as trying to “rebuild trust.”
The conclusion of the recount adds yet another loss in the Trump campaign’s effort to upend Mr. Biden’s win.
Some of the president-elect’s choices for top posts have done work for undisclosed corporate clients and aided a fund that invests in government contractors.
Just like in 2009 with Barack Obama, the incoming administration will inherit on Jan. 20 a struggling economy facing serious near-term challenges.
Lawyers' baseless arguments of voter fraud "get shredded in any courtroom they’re dumb enough to step into," John Fetterman snapped.
The president-elect said the group brings "diverse perspectives to their work and a shared commitment to building this country back better.”
The president-elect's office said Biden would likely be in a walking boot for several weeks.
Maria Bartiromo sat back and let the president push disinformation to her hundreds of thousands of viewers.
In Milwaukee County, Biden’s lead increased by 132 votes after county election officials recounted the more than 450,000 votes that were cast there.
The announcement marks a major policy reversal for the nation’s largest school system.
"We don’t want to frighten people, but that’s just the reality," the infectious disease expert said.
The challengers said Trump’s plan would weaken the political power of states with larger numbers of illegal immigrants.
Pennsylvania's highest court dismissed a lawsuit filed by Rep. Mike Kelly and other Republicans who'd questioned the legitimacy of the state's election results.
"Get well soon!" Trump wrote on Twitter sharing news footage of Biden leaving an orthopedic office in Deleware.
Joe Biden announced that Obama administration alumna Jen Psaki would be his press secretary, bypassing his devoted campaign spokesperson and surrogate, Symone Sanders.
An outright majority of Britons believe the Black Lives Matter movement has increased racial tensions, along with a 44 per cent of people from ethnic minorities.
During an interview that aired on Fox News Channel's "Sunday Morning Futures," President Donald Trump attacked the media for its unwillingness to cover stories that could cast Joe Biden's candidacy and his presidential chances in a negative way.
Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman (D) claimed Saturday that no matter what President Donald Trump's campaign does legally, it will not change the election's outcome.
Media reports blamed a "woman" for an alleged murder attempt by a man who reportedly says he is transgender.
A four-year-old bone marrow transplant recipient fulfilled her dream of riding a medical helicopter when she was released from the hospital after three months.
The United States is expected to have up to 500,000 fewer births next year as a result of the Chinese coronavirus crisis, according to research.
The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that former Vice President Joe Biden plans to strengthen "civil rights" by reversing several of President Donald Trump's education policies.
Former Vice President Joe Biden intends to name Neera Tanden, head of the left-wing think tank Center for American Progress (CAP), as the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, presuming he takes office as president.