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China-Taiwan Tension Builds, Secretary Blinken’s First Week, and More

China-Taiwan Tension Builds, Secretary Blinken’s First Week, and More

January 28, 2021

Tension between China and Taiwan builds, Antony Blinken begins his first week as President Biden’s secretary of state, and governments race to procure the COVID-19 vaccine as virus variants emerge.

Biden’s Cabinet Confirmation Hearings, Greece-Turkey Talks Resume, and More

Biden’s Cabinet Confirmation Hearings, Greece-Turkey Talks Resume, and More

January 21, 2021

President Biden’s cabinet nominees face Senate confirmation hearings, Greece and Turkey resume maritime border talks, and the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons enters into force ninety days after its ratification.

Trump’s Second Impeachment, Biden’s Inauguration, and More

Trump’s Second Impeachment, Biden’s Inauguration, and More

January 14, 2021

U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s second impeachment reverberates in Congress, Washington braces for President-Elect Joe Biden’s inauguration amid increased security concerns, and the incoming Biden team prepares to ramp up COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

Pro-Trump Mob Breaches U.S. Capitol, Georgia’s New Senators, and More

Pro-Trump Mob Breaches U.S. Capitol, Georgia’s New Senators, and More

January 7, 2021

Americans face the fallout—at home and abroad—from violent pro-Trump riots that shook the U.S. Capitol and Democrats narrowly gain control of the Senate after runoff elections in Georgia.