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Britain’s Prince Philip has died

Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth who played a leading figure in the British royal family for almost seven decades, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace said on Friday. The Duke of Edinburgh, as he was officially known, had been by his wife’s side throughout her 69-year […]

Trump leaves White House, says ‘It’s been a great honor’

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump pumped his fist and waved as he departed the White House on Marine One Wednesday for the last time as president, leaving behind a legacy of chaos and tumult and a nation bitterly divided. Four years after standing on stage at his own inauguration and painting […]

The Latest: Biden goes to church before his inauguration

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration (all times local): 8:35 a.m. President-elect Joe Biden is attending church ahead of his inauguration, a traditional step taken ahead of the swearing-in ceremony. Biden and incoming first lady Jill Biden on Wednesday are attending a service at Washington’s […]

Facing crush of crises, Biden will take helm as president

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden swears the oath of office at noon Wednesday to become the 46th president of the United States, taking the helm of a deeply divided nation and inheriting a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors. The very ceremony in which […]

Indian villagers celebrate inauguration of Kamala Harris

THULASENDRAPURAM, India – Residents of the ancestral Indian village of Kamala Harris celebrated her inauguration as U.S. vice president on Wednesday by setting off firecrackers and distributing food. Thulasendrapuram, a leafy village about 320 km (200 miles) south of the city of Chennai, is where Harris’s maternal grandfather […]

Biden to assume U.S. presidency amid deep divisions, raging pandemic

WASHINGTON – Democrat Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, assuming the helm of a country beset by deep political divides and battered by a raging coronavirus pandemic. Biden, 78, will become the oldest U.S. president in history at […]

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