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What You Need To Know: After taking time for the transfer of power and the making of history, President Joe Biden went to work. On his first day on the job, the president signed a stack of Executive Orders as a signal to the country and the world that there's a new...
What You Need To Know: During his final hours as president, Donald Trump issued a swath of pardons and commutations early Wednesday, sticking with a long-standing tradition of an outgoing president exercising clemency powers just before leaving office. Those on...
What You Need To Know: An Inauguration Day unlike any other, Wednesday's transfer of presidential power made history on a number of levels. The ongoing and still growing coronavirus pandemic precipitated President Biden's request that Americans not attend the...
What You Need To Know: Ashanti Smith, a 28-year-old Black unarmed security guard whose altercation with a mob of Trump supporters went viral on social media, is now facing legal troubles after defending herself from being attacked on January 5. She shared her...
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