The Trumps' departure has been fractious, with the president refusing for months to accept the election result due to false allegations of fraud and declining to congratulate his successor Joe Biden.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China has committed crimes against humanity in their treatment of the predominantly Muslim Uighurs and other members of ethnic and religious minority groups in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
Frustration and fear grow over the recent spike in violence and both the Afghan government and Taliban are blaming each other.
Iran’s state TV showed paratroopers landing behind mock enemy lines on the Gulf of Oman and preparing attacks with missile launchers.
A swift impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is unlikely to lead to his ouster before Joe Biden takes office on January 20. This raises the prospect of a bitter trial in the Senate during Biden’s first days in the White House.
Riot shields and gas masks are piled in the hallways and new fencing and other security measures have also gone up around the building that is seen by many as an important global symbol of democracy.
President Trump's near total loss of political legitimacy is a crisis of his own making.
In a video message, President Donald Trump said the "new administration will be inaugurated on January 20" and his "focus now turns to ensure a smooth, orderly and seamless transition of power."
The Capitol Police force did not request advance help to secure the building from other federal agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security, according to one senior official.
The virtual meeting between foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council prepares ground for the 41st session of the GCC Summit, according to Bahrain.
US President-elect Joe Biden says a widespread data breach of the government allegedly carried out by Russia poses a "grave risk" to national security that cannot "go unanswered."
The aid package aims to deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and resources to vaccinate a nation confronting a frightening surge in Covid-19 cases and deaths.
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