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Jan 7, 2021; Mission Hill, CA, USA; Ararat House registered nurse Arpa Davoudian prepares to administer a COVID-19 vaccine to a resident at the Ararat House Nursing Facility on Jan. 7, 2021.. Mandatory Credit: Harrison Hill-USA TODAY/Sipa USA

The US can vaccinate up to 85% of adults and begin a return to normal by fall, Fauci says

Madeline Holcombe, CNN January 22, 2021

(CNN) -- Despite challenges with distributing and administering Covid-19 vaccines, the US "can and should" vaccinate 70-85% of adults by the end of summer, infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci...

Passengers que at the American Airlines counter in Ronald Reagan National Airport on September 17, 2020, in Arlington, Virginia, amid the coronavirus outbreak (Photo by Daniel SLIM / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL SLIM/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden signs order requiring masks for travelers

(CNN) -- Wearing a face mask will soon be federally mandated for interstate travelers in the United States, according to an executive order signed by President Joe Biden on Thursday.The travel order applies...

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi puts down the gravel as she presides the US House of Representatives vote on the impeachment of US President Donald Trump at the US Capitol, January 13, 2021, in Washington, DC. - The Democrat-controlled US House of Representatives on January 13 opened debate on a historic second impeachment of President Donald Trump over his supporters attack of the Capitol that left five dead. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

McConnell proposes delaying impeachment trial until February so Trump team can prepare

(CNN) -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is proposing that the Senate give former President Donald Trump's legal team two weeks to prepare for the upcoming impeachment trial and delay its start...

President Joe Biden signs his first executive order in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. 

Biden says Trump left him a ‘very generous letter’ before departing White House

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden said Wednesday that former President Donald Trump left him a "very generous letter" before departing the White House.Biden, speaking from the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office...

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 15: People walk down a nearly empty sidewalk in Manhattan on October 15, 2020 in New York City. As American workers continue to struggle in an economy brought down by COVID-19, new jobless claims rose to 898,000 last week. It was the highest number since August 22 and represented a gain of 53,000 from the previous week’s upwardly revised total of 845,000. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

900,000 Americans filed for unemployment in Donald Trump’s last full week as president

Anneken Tappe, CNN Business January 21, 2021

(CNN) -- The jobs crisis roared on during Donald Trump's last full week as president, with 900,000 Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits on a seasonally adjusted basis.It was down from...

A Hamilton song helped the inauguration poet laureate, Amanda Gorman, seen here appearing on CNN, overcome a speech impediment.

How a ‘Hamilton’ song helped Amanda Gorman overcome a speech impediment

By Scottie Andrew, CNN January 21, 2021

(CNN) -- You wouldn't know it from her commanding delivery at the inauguration, but up until a few years ago, National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman struggled to overcome speech impediment.For much...

US President Joe Biden sits in the Oval Office as he signs a series of orders at the White House in Washington, DC, after being sworn in at the US Capitol on January 20, 2021.

Biden unveils Covid-19 plan based ‘science not politics’ as he signs new initiatives

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden's first full day in office Thursday focused on getting the Covid-19 pandemic under control, rolling out his national strategy that includes several executive actions related...

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers his speech after he was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Biden addresses nation’s information crisis: We must ‘defeat the lies’

Oliver Darcy, CNN Business January 20, 2021

    (CNN) -- In a sharp break with his predecessor, President Joe Biden vowed during his inaugural address Wednesday to tackle the information crisis plaguing American politics and society."We must...

GASCOYNE, ND - OCTOBER 14: Miles of unused pipe, prepared for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, sit in a lot on October 14, 2014 outside Gascoyne, North Dakota. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

From Keystone XL to Paris Agreement, Joe Biden signals a shift away from fossil fuels

Matt Egan, CNN Business January 20, 2021

(CNN) -- America's energy policy is getting an extreme makeover.President Joe Biden is wasting no time undoing the Trump administration's efforts to prop up fossil fuels and deny the existence of...

In this Jan. 14, 2021 photo, President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event at The Queen theater, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Biden calls for racial justice in inaugural speech as civil rights leaders demand action

Nicquel Terry Ellis, CNN January 20, 2021

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden called for racial justice and unity in America on Wednesday, acknowledging that the nation has been deeply divided by political forces and systemic racism.Biden, in his inaugural...

Kamala Harris is sworn in as vice president by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor as her husband Doug Emhoff holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. 

Vice President Harris: A new chapter opens in US politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris broke the barrier Wednesday that has kept men at the top ranks of American power for more than two centuries when she took the oath to hold the nation's...

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.

Biden takes the helm as president: ‘Democracy has prevailed’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed." He swore the oath of office to take the helm of a deeply divided nation...

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