Transformative initiatives like the GameStop rally aim to claw back some of the power and wealth from the very top.
Blinken, a longtime adviser to President Joe Biden who has vowed to repair US alliances, is approved by a vote of 78-22.
A growing number of US Republican senators say they are opposed to the proceedings, pushing back with both political and constitutional arguments.
Former president Donald Trump will go on trial in the US Senate soon after a fresh impeachment case against the former president is transmitted on Monday by the House of Representatives.
Retired general Lloyd Austin is the second cabinet nominee of new President Joe Biden to gain approval and the first African American to become secretary of defence.
The threat of political violence is looming large in the US and it's likely to get worse in the coming days as Trump supporters continue to believe in his Big Lie about a stolen election.
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.
If confirmed by the US Senate, Garland will helm a Justice Department that must decide whether to investigate President Donald Trump and his associates for various actions over the past four years.
The Capitol Police force did not request advance help to secure the building from other federal agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security, according to one senior official.
US lawmakers have decried an “attempted coup” against the government after supporters of President Donald Trump mobbed Congress and shut down legislative sessions. Here’s how allies and foes reacted:
A joint session of Congress certified electoral votes to confirm Joe Biden’s November electoral victory after a delay caused by pro-Trump mob attacks on the Capitol building.
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.
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