Thousands marched in Paris and cities across France carrying banners with slogans such as "Police everywhere, justice nowhere", and "State of emergency, police state."
President-elect Joe Biden will sign dozens of executive orders including rejoining the Paris climate accord and ending the travel ban on predominantly Muslim countries.
A swift impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is unlikely to lead to his ouster before Joe Biden takes office on January 20. This raises the prospect of a bitter trial in the Senate during Biden’s first days in the White House.
Vice President Pence has raised to objections to invoking the 25th Amendment, a move that involves Pence and a majority of Trump's Cabinet declaring that Trump is unable to perform his duties.
Democratic members of the House of Representatives are introducing articles of impeachment on Monday, which had drawn 190 co-sponsors so far. However, they need at least 17 Republican votes to impeach Donald Trump.
After the Capitol Hill mob attack, divisions in the US have been more apparent than ever. Here's a closer look at three crucial periods in US history where political polarisation was at its worst.
While Democrat Joe Biden hopes to recreate the coalition that secured him a narrow victory in the presidential race in November, Republican Donald Trump, who has not yet to concede, suggests that he would try to hold on to power.
Meeting in a rare New Year's Day session, the Senate secured the two-thirds majority needed to override the veto with bipartisan support two days before a new Congress will be sworn in on Sunday. Eight previous vetoes have been upheld.
The 322-87 House vote, in which 109 Republicans joined Democrats to override Trump's veto, leaves the defence bill's fate to the Republican-led Senate, where it will also have to gain two-thirds support to override the president's veto.
The aid package aims to deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and resources to vaccinate a nation confronting a frightening surge in Covid-19 cases and deaths.
US Vice President Mike Pence plans to mobilise Canton and Gainesville, Republican strongholds where Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler will need a strong turnout in the January 5 run-off election.
The move came just days before Stone was to begin serving a 40-month prison sentence for lying to the US Congress, witness-tampering and obstructing the House investigation into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russia to win the 2016 election.
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