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
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
The world had never devoted so much time to the stream of consciousness of a non-Kardashian.
- by Dom Knight
It is in Australia's interests to act swiftly and be ready to engage meaningfully with the Biden Administration from day one.
- The Herald's View
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
Bruce Springsteen, John Legend and Foo Fighters will perform remotely during the prime-time special after the ceremony.
- by Matt Stevens
"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
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 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