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- Biden to rejoin Paris climate agreement, revoke Trump ‘Muslim ban’ in first executive orderson January 21, 2021 at 3:20 am
Biden will sign more than a dozen executive orders on Wednesday aimed at combating Covid and rolling back some of Trump’s directives.
- Senate confirms Avril Haines, Biden’s pick to lead U.S. spy agencieson January 21, 2021 at 3:18 am
Haines, Biden’s pick to lead the nation’s 18 intelligence agencies, is the first woman to hold the position.
- Democrats take Senate majority, sealing control of the White House and Congresson January 21, 2021 at 3:16 am
Raphael Warnock, Jon Ossoff and Alex Padilla were sworn in, giving Democrats a Senate majority after Vice President Kamala Harris’ inauguration.
- Joe Biden is sworn in as president: ‘Democracy has prevailed’on January 21, 2021 at 1:51 am
Joe Biden was inaugurated in a smaller and heavily fortified bipartisan ceremony, facing economic and health crises and he succeeds Donald Trump.
- President Joe Biden rejoins the Paris climate accord in first move to tackle global warmingon January 21, 2021 at 1:29 am
President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order to rejoin the U.S. into the Paris climate agreement, his first major action on global warming.