Unprecedented recent volatility, with shares in the GameStop video game store surging more than 400 percent, prompted calls for regulators to review the role of social media, hedge funds and trading platforms which some allege manipulated the market.
In a superseding indictment, the US has charged six people allegedly connected to far-right fringe group Oath Keepers for conspiring to storm the Capitol. The remaining three defendants were previously indicted for conspiracy in January.
Turkey-US relations have not got off to a good start, but it is essential the two countries keep lines of communication open.
Defence lawyers argued in Donald Trump's impeachment trial that the former president bore no responsibility for the deadly attack on the US Capitol while accusing Democrats of “hatred” and “hypocrisy.”
Biden's proposal includes $160 billion for vaccines and testing, $170 billion for schools and universities, and funds to give certain Americans a $1,400 per-person stimulus check, among other provisions.
US military says it has already tested unloading and shipping cargo overland from the country's port at Yanbu, a crucial terminal for oil pipelines in the kingdom.
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.
US President Joe Biden is signing two executive orders that will increase food aid, protect job seekers on unemployment and clear a path for federal workers and contractors to get a $15 hourly minimum wage.
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.
Riot shields and gas masks are piled in the hallways and new fencing and other security measures have also gone up around the building that is seen by many as an important global symbol of democracy.
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.
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.
Subscribe to our Youtube channel for all latest in-depth, on the ground reporting from around the world.
Copyright © 2021 TRT World.