US Election 2020
In call with Mexican counterpart, Biden outlines plan to create new legal pathways for immigration.
Senate majority leader says new timeline will allow the Senate to move quickly on key Biden appointees and other tasks.
The House impeached the Republican leader for a historic second time on Jan 13, just one week before he left office.
In one afternoon, the new US president signed 17 executive orders that undo many of his predecessor's hallmark initiatives.
The ceremony had been largely stripped of its usual pomp and circumstance due to Covid-19 and security concerns.
Democrat Biden, 78, becomes the oldest US president in history at a scaled-back ceremony in Washington.
He will also halt the process of withdrawing from the World Health Organisation.
The first president in modern history to boycott successor’s inauguration, he says his presidency was an “incredible four years”.
All 12 of the members were found to have links with right-wing militia groups or had posted extremist views online, officials say.
Biden takes office with the nation reeling from challenges that rival those faced by Abraham Lincoln and Franklin D Roosevelt.
Trump departs the office twice impeached, with millions more out of work and 400,000 dead from the coronavirus.
“Pakistan has also taken steps against anti-Indian groups, such as LeT and JeM, although progress is incomplete,” says Gen Austin.
Ahmed Aboul Gheit says two-state solution to Palestinian-Israeli conflict has been "marginalised by the main mediator".
The soldiers are not there for the inaugural parade but to ensure the inauguration ceremony goes smoothly.
Speculation mounting over whether Trump will take the legally murky step of issuing himself and his children preemptive pardons.
As he inherits the White House from Donald Trump, Biden’s plate is overflowing with acute challenges.
The FBI has warned police agencies of possible armed protests at all 50 state Capitols starting on Jan 16.
The outgoing president will fly to his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida, where he intends to stay.
More than 20,000 armed National Guard troops were mobilised after the threat of more violence at the inauguration of Joe Biden.
Democrats and 10 Republicans have voted to impeach Trump on one charge: incitement of insurrection.
Several local media outlets had earlier reported father-son due were invited and would be attending the Biden-Harris inauguration.
"He must go; he is a clear and present danger to the nation," says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Impeachment article accuses Trump of “engaging in high crimes and misdemeanours by inciting violence” against the US government.
Under the 25th Amendment, the vice president can oust the president if he and majority of the cabinet find him unfit to continue.
Trump has made it clear that he could take no blame for the speech in which he urged supporters to march on Congress.
Armed protests are being planned at all 50 state capitols from Jan 16 through at least Jan 20, internal FBI bulletin says.
“President Trump gravely endangered the security of the United States and its institutions of Government,” the legislation said.
Trump offers no clues for how he would spend his final hours in office.
Only two other US presidents in history have been impeached, and none has ever been impeached twice.
Earlier, Twitter Inc, Facebook, and Snap Inc had temporarily locked Trump’s accounts to crack down on his claims about elections.