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The Oval Office of the White House is newly redecorated for the first day of President Joe Biden's administration, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington, including a pairing of former President Franklin D. Roosevelt over the mantle of the fireplace. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
New president brings a slightly new look to Oval OfficePresident Joe Biden has given the Oval Office a slight makeover
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
White House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Smooth Psaki shows new tone in first Biden press briefingPresident Joe Biden's press secretary Jen Psaki has held her first press briefing, and it was a sedate affair — even boring at times
The Associated Press2 hours ago
At State Capitols, Protest Numbers Were TinyState capitals around the country were braced for trouble during President Biden's inauguration Wednesday—but crowds of violent pro-Donald Trump demonstrators did not appear. Small numbers of protesters demonstrated in some cities, but they were outnumbered by police and journalists. In Albany, where New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo skipped the...
Newser3 hours ago
FILE - This photo from Wednesday March 7, 2012, shows Illinois gun owners and supporters file NRA applications during an Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day convention before marching to the Illinois State in Springfield, Ill. Lawyers for the influential gun-rights advocacy group told a federal judge Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 that the organization’s recent decision to seek bankruptcy protection and reincorporate in gun-friendly Texas was not an attempt to dodge a lawsuit brought by the attorney general in New York, its current corporate home. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
NRA fights for its future in Texas, New York courtsThe National Rifle Association is in a double-barreled legal battle for its future, moving forward with its bankruptcy case while fighting accusations it only sought Chapter 11 protection to avoid a potentially crippling lawsuit
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A group of protesters carrying anti-President Joe Biden and anti-police signs marched in the streets and tagged and smashed windows at the Democratic Party of Oregon headquarters during the J20 March, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in southeast Portland, Ore. (Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP)
Protesters gather, damage Democratic headquarters in Oregon Police say a group of about 150 protesters carrying anti-Biden and anti-police signs are marching in Portland streets and have damaged the headquarters of the Democratic Party of Oregon
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Biden Takes Control of @POTUS AccountThe Biden-Harris Administration is now Twitter official. In addition to being sworn into office Wednesday, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris took control of the @POTUS and @VP Twitter handles, NPR reports. “Once the official oath of office is completed, you’ll notice the transition of official administration Twitter...
Newser3 hours ago
President-elect Joe Biden’s pick for national intelligence director Avril Haines speaks during a confirmation hearing before the Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Washington. (Joe Raedle/Pool via AP)
Biden's first Cabinet member to lead battered intel agenciesThe Senate has confirmed Avril Haines as director of national intelligence, giving President Joe Biden the first member of his Cabinet
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, file photo, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., wears a "Trump Won" face mask as she arrives on the floor of the House to take her oath of office on opening day of the 117th Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. President Joe Biden's inauguration has sown a mixture of anger, confusion and disappointment among believers in the baseless QAnon conspiracy theory. Greene, who has expressed support for the conspiracy theories, called for Biden’s impeachment across her Twitter, Facebook and Telegram accounts as the new president was sworn in, Wednesday, Jan. 20. (Erin Scott/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Inauguration sows doubt among QAnon conspiracy theoristsPresident Joe Biden's inauguration has sown a mixture of anger, confusion and disappointment among believers in the baseless QAnon conspiracy theory
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Senate confirms Avril Haines as intelligence director, giving President Biden first member of his CabinetSenate confirms Avril Haines as intelligence director, giving President Biden first member of his Cabinet
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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