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US cannot ignore lessons of history

US cannot ignore lessons of history

If history can ever repeat, it did on January 6 this year, when Trump supporters marched on the US Capitol.

  • by Dennis Glover

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Biden outlines 10-day blitz of executive actions to nullify Trump era

Biden outlines 10-day blitz of executive actions to nullify Trump era

The opening salvo would herald a 10-day blitz of executive actions as Biden seeks to act swiftly to redirect the country in the wake of Donald Trump's presidency without waiting for Congress.

  • by Zeke Miller
US steps up claims COVID-19 may have escaped from Chinese lab

US steps up claims COVID-19 may have escaped from Chinese lab

The US said it had obtained new evidence that researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology became sick with the virus before the first identified case of the outbreak, but provided no data to back up its claims.

  • by Bill Faries
Farewell @RealDonaldTrump, we knew you far too well

Farewell @RealDonaldTrump, we knew you far too well

The world had never devoted so much time to the stream of consciousness of a non-Kardashian.

  • by Dom Knight
Inauguration Day marks a welcome opportunity to reset - and relax
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Inauguration Day marks a welcome opportunity to reset - and relax

It is in Australia's interests to act swiftly and be ready to engage meaningfully with the Biden Administration from day one.

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'Too angry, too political, too commercial': social media at tipping point

'Too angry, too political, too commercial': social media at tipping point

More regulation is coming for social media, but users are pushing the real agenda. Media savvy friends are becoming reluctant users of platforms and taking them off their phones.

  • by Stephen Brook
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Is Morrison ready for a Biden administration?

Is Morrison ready for a Biden administration?

After years of navigating the Trump relationship, the Australian government now needs to move on from the most divisive US president in history.

  • by Anthony Galloway
Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez to sing at Biden's inauguration

Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez to sing at Biden's inauguration

Bruce Springsteen, John Legend and Foo Fighters will perform remotely during the prime-time special after the ceremony.

  • by Matt Stevens
Trump trial pending, McConnell calls it 'vote of conscience'

Trump trial pending, McConnell calls it 'vote of conscience'

"These men weren’t drunks who got rowdy — they were terrorists,” said Republican Senator Ben Sasse, who is likely to vote to convict Trump.

  • by Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick
Capitol riot 'shaman' denied bail as a danger to community

Capitol riot 'shaman' denied bail as a danger to community

Prosecutors alleged he was part of a plot to kidnap elected officials as Pelosi calls for criminal investigation of any congress member who aided the rioters.

  • by Alanna Durkin Richer and Jacques Billeaud
Trump plans big farewell ceremony as Pence does all the work

Trump plans big farewell ceremony as Pence does all the work

Trump has requested a 21-gun salute at his red-carpet farewell on Inauguration Day but has no plans to pose for a photo with Biden.

  • by Eli Stokols