US Politics

46th US President Makes Immediate Changes to Policy, Rules 
Decades of political experience for Biden; now to unite a nation
Carolyn Presutti
Fri, 01/22/2021 - 12:26 AM
With Control of the White House and Congress, Democrats Have 2 Years to Enact Change
US returns to unified government for the first time in a decade
Katherine Gypson
Fri, 01/22/2021 - 12:18 AM
A man wearing a face mask sits in front of a TV screen showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at the Seoul Railway Station in…
North Koreans who flee risk their lives because the regime considers defection a crime of ‘treachery against the nation’
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Thu, 01/21/2021 - 11:32 PM
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VOA Director Reilly removed as Biden’s acting USAGM chief makes changes to networks
Jessica Jerreat
Thu, 01/21/2021 - 09:08 PM
Homeland Security Secretary nominee Alejandro Mayorkas testifies during his confirmation hearing in the Senate Homeland…
Senate slated to hold confirmation hearing on Biden’s choice for defense secretary
Jeff Seldin
Thu, 01/21/2021 - 09:18 PM
Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., left, and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, right, speak after Republicans objected to certifying the Electoral…
Hawley and Cruz led objections in Senate to Biden's Electoral College victory, despite widespread recognition that effort would fail
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Thu, 01/21/2021 - 08:43 PM
US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, walks to his office from the Senate Floor at the US Capitol…
Leader tells fellow Senate Republicans that short delay will give Trump time to prepare legal team, ensuring due process
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Thu, 01/21/2021 - 08:07 PM
FILE- Protesters gather outside the White House in Washington to protest President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the Unites States from the Paris climate change accord, June 1, 2017.
Agencies are instructed 'to immediately commence work to confront the climate crisis'
VOA science Correspondent Steve Baragona
Thu, 01/21/2021 - 09:00 PM
Rep. Esther Agbaje decided last year to run for the state legislature in Minnesota, representing a diverse district in downtown Minneapolis. (Facebook)
Across the country, lawmakers are breaking barriers
Salem Solomon
Thu, 01/21/2021 - 06:54 PM
With Control of the White House and Congress, Democrats Have 2 Years to Enact Change
US returns to unified government for the first time in 10 years
Katherine Gypson
Fri, 01/22/2021 - 02:25 AM
A selection of the front pages of British national newspapers on sale at a newsagent in London, Jan. 21, 2021, showing the headlines following the inauguration of President Biden.
As allies congratulate Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, China calls for a reset in relations with Washington
Henry Ridgwell
Thu, 01/21/2021 - 04:59 PM
FILE - In this June 11, 2014, file photo, a man walks past a mural in an office on the Facebook campus in Menlo Park, Calif…
Facebook indefinitely suspended Trump’s accounts after he was accused of inciting a deadly insurrection on Capitol Hill
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Thu, 01/21/2021 - 04:11 PM
Jill Biden speaks to reporters while campaigning for her husband Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President…
First lady may use her expertise as an educator to help shape new administration's education policies
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Thu, 01/21/2021 - 05:13 PM
US President Joe Biden signs executive orders as part of the Covid-19 response as US Vice President Kamala Harris (L) and…
New efforts involve federal government actions, while Trump had said state governors should bear the responsibility for coping with the virus  
Steve Herman
Thu, 01/21/2021 - 01:42 PM
U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden receive Presidential Escort to the White House.
Leaders from Peru, Venezuela and Colombia reach out to new US president 
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Thu, 01/21/2021 - 05:23 AM