Presidential Election of 2020

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris to be sworn in by Justice Sonia Sotomayor and use a Bible owned by Thurgood Marshall

36 minutes ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Wednesday while using a Bible once owned by West Baltimore-born Supreme Court...
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Dramatic drop in Saudi executions after laws changed in 2020

44 minutes ago   |   ABC News

Saudi Arabia has dramatically reduced the number of executions it carried out last year, following changes to its criminal justice laws
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A Guide to Biden's Agenda When He Takes Office in January

54 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

The promises Joe Biden made as a candidate fall roughly into two categories: those easy to carry out in his first days in the Oval Office, and those that will be exceedingly...
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Putin, Poison and the Importance of Alexey Navalny: QuickTake

54 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Alexey Navalny is Russia's most prominent opposition figure, an anti-corruption investigator whose exposés have targeted President Vladimir Putin's inner circle. His return to...
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Should Drew Brees retire from Saints? Why losing to Tom Brady, Buccaneers in NFC playoffs can inspire return

Should Drew Brees retire from Saints? Why losing to Tom Brady, Buccaneers in NFC playoffs can inspire return

56 minutes ago   |   Sporting News   |   10 articles

The expectation is that Drew Brees will retire now that the Saints' 2020 season is over. But what if Brees looks at Tom Brady's production at 43 and decides he can do that, too?
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Dog and goat serving as mayor raise money for a playground

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

FAIR HAVEN, Vt. - A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor have helped raise money to renovate a Vermont community playground. The oddball idea of pet mayor elections to...
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'Rooting hard for you': Will departure notes end with Trump?

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Presidential traditions are usually known for their solemnity and carry the weight of future historical significance. This one began with cartoon turkeys and a...
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What Biden can and can't get from an evenly divided Senate

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - So what does a 50-50 Senate get President-elect Joe Biden? Washington has barely had time to process the implications of Democratic control after two Georgia...
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Photos: The Nation's Capital, Quiet And Guarded, Before Inauguration

Photos: The Nation's Capital, Quiet And Guarded, Before Inauguration

2 hours ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

National Guard troops provided security at the U.S. Capitol and around Washington, D.C., for the upcoming presidential inauguration amid threats by extremist supporters of...
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FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden's...
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Biden taps Warren ally Chopra to lead Consumer Bureau

Biden taps Warren ally Chopra to lead Consumer Bureau

President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Rohit Chopra to be the next director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, according to four sources familiar with the decision... Read more ...

Should Drew Brees retire from Saints? Why losing to Tom Brady, Buccaneers in...

Should Drew Brees retire from Saints? Why losing to Tom Brady, Buccaneers in NFC playoffs can inspire return

The expectation is that Drew Brees will retire now that the Saints' 2020 season is over. But what if Brees looks at Tom Brady's production at 43 and decides he can do that, too? Read more ...

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

COSTA MESA, Calif. - The Los Angeles Chargers have hired Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brian Staley as the team's head coach. Read more ...

Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an...

Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an actress, has died at 81

California state prison officials said Spector died Saturday of natural causes at a hospital. Read more ...

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

The massive undertaking underscores fears that some of the very people assigned to protect Washington could threaten the incoming administration. Read more ...

Navalny Detained as He Arrives Back in Russia

Navalny Detained as He Arrives Back in Russia

Alexei Navalny, a leading Kremlin political opponent, was taken into custody Sunday just after returning to Russia from Germany, where he was recovering from a poisoning... Read more ...

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Democrat Alex Padilla, now California's secretary of state, will serve the final two years of Harris' term. Read more ...

NFL Draft order 2021: Updated list of picks for every team after divisional...

NFL Draft order 2021: Updated list of picks for every team after divisional playoffs

Here is the 2021 NFL Draft order for the first 28 picks, which was finalized with the results of the divisional round. Read more ...

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

WILMINGTON, Del. - Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday, two days before she and President-elect Joe Biden are inaugurated. Aides to the... Read more ...

Biden to yank Keystone XL permit on first day of presidency

Biden to yank Keystone XL permit on first day of presidency

President-elect Joe Biden will rescind the cross-border permit for TC Energy's Keystone XL pipeline on his first day in office, three sources confirm to POLITICO. The move is... Read more ...