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A Committee of Five, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert Livingston, worked together to write the U.S. Declaration of Independence. They are among the leaders known as America's Founding Fathers.
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden made two important additions to the White House over the weekend: their dogs.
President Biden has quickly moved to change U.S. immigration policy.
"I, Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr., do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States..." With those words, Joe Biden was sworn in Wednesday as the 46th president of the United States.
President-elect Joe Biden plans to sign many executive orders and to propose legislation to Congress in the early days of his administration.
Moving from one house to another is a difficult process. It is even more difficult for workers at the White House on Inauguration Day.
Hundreds of thousands of people normally attend a new American president's inauguration. But the first day of Joe Biden's presidency will be very different.
The House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump Wednesday for "incitement of insurrection" against the United States.
Carrying flags showing the name of President Donald Trump, the Capitol's attackers are accused of killing one police officer and injuring many others.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, known as FEMA, is responsible for preparing the United States for natural disasters.
Lawmakers are promising to investigate the way law enforcement dealt with Wednesday's violent breach at the United States Capitol. They want to know why the Capitol Police were not prepared for the mob that occupied and vandalized the building. The mob w
The United States Congress officially confirmed President-elect Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 presidential election early Thursday. The confirmation process was halted for hours Wednesday when extremist supporters of President Donald Trump attacked
President Donald Trump and President-elect Joe Biden are campaigning in Georgia Monday ahead of the Senate runoff elections there. Both of the state's Senate seats are open after indecisive results following voting on November 3.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently said it is issuing long-awaited rules that permit small drones to fly at night and over people. Drones, a kind of small aircraft, fly without a pilot.
American President Donald Trump signed a $2.3 trillion spending plan measure Sunday night that he had suggested he would veto. The bill includes $900 billion for coronavirus aid and $1.4 trillion for government operations through next September.
The United States Congress passed a massive year-end bill Monday night that includes a $900-billion coronavirus aid plan.
We are now ten months into a pandemic that has changed work-life balance for a lot of people. And many Americans say they are doing well in their home offices and dining room workstations. Most want to continue working from home after the pandemic.
Six months ago, Apple and Google released a new tool for smartphone users. The program, or app, informs users of their possible exposure to someone infected with COVID-19.
President-elect Joe Biden will name retired four-star Army general Lloyd J. Austin to be his secretary of defense. The choice – while not yet announced publicly – was confirmed to The Associated Press by four people aware of Biden's decision.
President-elect Joe Biden has named an all-female senior communications team for his upcoming administration. More than half of the seven positions will be filled by women of color.
The U.S. government on Monday recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the "apparent winner" of the November 3 election. The move officially lets the transition of power begin. It comes after President Donald Trump spent weeks attempting to overturn elec
President-elect Joe Biden on Monday named several officials from former President Barack Obama's administration to fill top national security positions.