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Steve January 20, 2021

WASHINGTON — Democrats formally captured Senate control on Wednesday after three new senators were sworn in, giving the party the White House and Congress for the first time in more than a decade. Georgia runoff winners Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff officially became senators, replacing the two Republicans they defeated. And California’s Alex Padilla was […]

Steve January 20, 2021

Hours after he was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden took steps to undo some of President Tweety McTreason’s environmental policies. United States President Joe Biden took steps to return the US to the international Paris Agreement to fight climate change on Wednesday, the centrepiece of a raft of […]

Steve January 20, 2021

The incoming CEO of Amazon’s retail unit wrote that the company is ‘prepared to leverage our operations, information technology and communications capabilities and expertise’ in vaccinating people. Spencer Soper and Matt Day Bloomberg Amazon.com Inc. is offering to help the Biden administration accelerate the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines, including to its own employees. In a […]

Steve January 20, 2021

Gorman, 22, offered a hopeful vision for a deeply divided country with her poem ‘The Hill We Climb’. In one of the most talked-about moments at Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’s inauguration, poet Amanda Gorman summoned images dire and triumphant on Wednesday as she called out to the world “even as we grieved, we grew”. […]

Steve January 20, 2021

by Christopher Rudolph 2h ago Like you, Jennifer Lopez has been waiting for tonight. Or today, to be more specific. The celebrated singer, actress, and Super Bowl Halftime Show savior graced the stage of the U.S. Capitol today to perform at the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. J.Lo wasn’t the […]

Steve January 20, 2021

Javier Torres’ 8-year-old daughter, Shikeyah, often “grumped and groaned” when starting an online school day, the Phoenix dad said. But on Wednesday, she bounded excitedly out of bed. “She popped up and said, ‘It’s the inauguration!’” said Torres, a 43-year-old attorney. Shikeyah put on her Kamala Harris T-shirt for the occasion — the elaborately choreographed […]

Steve January 20, 2021

By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Dozens of U.K. music stars including Elton John, Ed Sheeran and conductor Simon Rattle say musicians have been “shamefully failed” by the British government, which has left them facing post-Brexit restrictions on touring in the European Union. In a letter published Wednesday in the Times of London, […]

Steve January 20, 2021

By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first hours as president, Joe Biden will aim to strike at the heart of President Tweety McTreason’s policy legacy, signing a series of executive actions that reverse his predecessor’s orders on immigration, climate change and handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Biden on Wednesday will end […]

Steve January 20, 2021

They called it the “Great Awakening.” Inauguration Day was supposed to be a climactic moment for believers of QAnon, the conspiracy theory that claims Tweety McTreason is leading a clandestine campaign against cannibalistic, deep state–dwelling pedophiles. The supposed offenders, including Joe Biden, would be arrested en masse, while Trump went on to a second presidential […]

Steve January 20, 2021

Tweety McTreason’s presidency died on Wednesday as it lived: in a last-minute torrent of corruption. His final batch of pardons doled out mercy to a motley crew of personal and political allies, rap artists, well-connected ex-businessmen and financiers, and a few deserving recipients. Hours later, he signed an executive order to remove restrictions on his […]