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The Latest: Biden sworn in as nation’s 46th president

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.(Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)
January 20, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Joe Biden's presidential inauguration (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Joe Biden has officially become the 46th president of the United States. Biden took the oath...

Republicans asked to resign by news organizations across the country

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, talks with others as a joint session of the House and Senate convenes to confirm the Electoral College votes cast in November's election, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
January 18, 2021

After the events that transpired at the nation's capital on Jan. 6, newspapers around the country like the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Houston Chronicle and Kansas City Star called for the resignation...

With virus surging, Biden to speed release of COVID vaccines

FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2021, file photo syringes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine sit in a tray in a vaccination room at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif. Taking a new direction to speed release of coronavirus vaccines, President-elect Joe Biden's office said Friday he would end the current practice of holding back vaccine doses to guarantee that people who get their first shot can also get a required second inoculation three weeks later. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
January 10, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — With COVID-19 surging and vaccinations off to a slow start, President-elect Joe Biden will rapidly release most available vaccine doses to protect more people, his office said Friday,...

The Latest: Education head DeVos quits, cites Trump rhetoric

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2020, file photo, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaks at the Phoenix International Academy in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
January 7, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has become the second Cabinet...

Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Dems Senate control

Jon Ossoff, left, and Raphael Warnock wave to the crowd during a campaign rally in Augusta, Ga., Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. Democrats Ossoff and Warnock are challenging incumbent Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler in a runoff election on Jan. 5. (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP)
January 6, 2021

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats — and with them, the U.S. Senate majority — as final votes were counted Wednesday, serving President Donald Trump a stunning defeat in his last...

US Capitol locked down as Trump supporters clash with police

People attend a rally in support of President Donald Trump on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 6, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Capitol locked down Wednesday with lawmakers inside as violent clashes broke out between supporters of President Donald Trump and police. An announcement was played inside...

Warnock makes history with Senate win as Dems near majority

Observers watch an official work as ballots are counted for Georgia's Senate runoff election at the Georgia World Congress Center on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
January 6, 2021

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs Wednesday, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the party's...

Biden could face problems as he plans to rejoin Iran Nuclear Deal

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater, Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
December 29, 2020

In 2018, President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Iran Nuclear Deal negotiated under the Obama administration in 2015, putting a “maximum pressure” campaign on Iran in its place by...

College students adapt holiday travel plans amid Covid-19

FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2020, file photo, people get tested at the new saliva COVID-19 testing site at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. With the coronavirus surging out of control, the nation’s top public health agency advised Americans on Thursday, Nov. 19, not to travel for Thanksgiving and not to spend the holiday with people from outside their household. (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP, File)
December 28, 2020

College students are keeping their families in mind when traveling between campus and home during the holidays.  Despite health experts advising against traveling, students want to travel back home...

Students study abroad in spite of global pandemic

Students study abroad in spite of global pandemic
December 28, 2020

In more “normal” years, DePaul University sends their students to all corners of the globe through numerous study abroad programs. Students looking to go abroad could study in countries such as Italy,...

DePaul alumnus George Papadopoulos, Russia probe figure, pardoned by Trump

In this Oct. 25, 2018 file photo, George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign adviser who triggered the Russia investigation, arrives for his first appearance before congressional investigators, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
December 22, 2020

DePaul alumnus George Papadopoulos was granted clemency by President Donald Trump Tuesday night amid a wave of pre-holiday pardons.  Papadopoulos, formerly a foreign policy adviser to the president’s...

Moderna asking US, European regulators to OK its virus shots

FILE - In this July 27, 2020, file photo, nurse Kathe Olmstead prepares a shot that is part of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., in Binghamton, N.Y. Moderna Inc. says it will ask U.S. and European regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine as new study results confirm the shots offer strong protection.
November 30, 2020

Moderna Inc. said it would ask U.S. and European regulators Monday to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine as new study results confirm the shots offer strong protection — ramping up the race...

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