Two days out from the inauguration, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris took breaks from their prep to honour the civil rights hero.
FBI is vetting all of 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for US President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration after warnings about possible insider attack or other threat from service members.
One week before Trump is to leave office, a total of 232 lawmakers, including 10 Republicans who broke with the president, voted to impeach the US leader.
President Donald Trump disavows any responsibility for his supporters' violent siege on US Capitol last week, saying his remarks at the time were "appropriate."
US President Trump in a call with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy blames "Antifa people" for storming the Capitol, Axios reports, with the latter insisting "it's not Antifa, it's MAGA."
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the step, citing in particular Cuba’s continued harbouring of US fugitives as well as its support for Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro.
US House speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will act with solemnity, but also urgency with just days remaining before Trump is to leave office on January 20.
While the United States, like most countries, has no official relations with Taiwan, the Donald Trump administration has ramped up backing for the island country, with arms sales and laws to help Taiwan deal with pressure from China.
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.
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.
US President Donald Trump has promised there "will be an orderly transition on January 20th" after Congress certified President-elect Joe Biden's victory and following a day of violence in which his supporters stormed Capitol Hill.
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:
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