Supporters of President Trump put up a cross outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6,
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The fusing of Christian nationalism and violent extremism on display during the attack on the US Capitol can be traced, in part, to two incidents in the early 1990s.
Trashed equipment for media outlets at the Capitol … but not reputations?
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The insurrection at the Capitol was unprecedented. So too was the coverage, according to a scholar who monitors how media reports on protests
Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
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U.S. citizens and lawmakers failed to account for the threat to democracy that resulted in the storming of the Capitol. This reflects a denial of the series of events that led to this moment.
Exit, stage religious right.
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As Mike Pence prepares for life after the vice presidency, a scholar of religion looks back at the political and religious conversions that informed the politician's worldview.
Retired Gen. Lloyd Austin has been confirmed by the Senate as the next secretary of defense.
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President Joe Biden's nomination of a recently retired general to lead the Pentagon required an exception to federal law.
Who else will Trump save from the chop before leaving office?
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Speculation has swirled over whom President Trump may pardon before leaving office. But why do presidents have the right to pardon, and how should it be used?
Biden’s is entrusting Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken to set U.S. foreign policy on a different course.
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Four years of 'America First' has seen the US retreat from the world. But as a scholar of international relations explains, Biden could return Washington to the role of a more moral global leader.
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The transition between Donald Trump and Joe Biden has formally begun, yet the outgoing president still refuses to concede. How far can he go and has such a situation been experienced in American history?
President-elect Joe Biden picked former Secretary of State John Kerry, shown with him in 2015, to be U.S. climate envoy in the next administration.
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Choosing former Secretary of State John Kerry as climate envoy is the first step. To regain trust, the U.S. will also have to take concrete actions to cut its own greenhouse gas emissions.
During the first debate, Trump accused Biden of corruption.
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Millions of people gave money to Biden, Trump or both. What they get – or not – for their donations points to the real problems with America's system of campaign finance.
Biden and Harris meet with their COVID-19 advisers virtually on Nov. 9.
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Biden will begin his presidency in the midst of a global public health crisis that's already killed over 240,000 people in the US alone. His team is already planning how to get COVID-19 under control.
In Mumbai, India, an artist puts the finishing touches to paintings of Kamala Harris and Joe Biden.
A round-up of expert analysis from across the world on Biden's win.
Biden has stronger views on Brexit than Donald Trump.
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The question of the Irish border after Brexit is a more pressing matter for the next president than it has been for his predecessor.
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US president-elect Joe Biden is taking expert advice on how to tackle the US coronavirus crisis. But is that enough?
Trump: not going to make this easy.
History shows what happens during a presidential transition can leave a lasting imprint on foreign policy.
People wave to presidential candidate Joe Biden’s bus as it passes through Latrobe, Pa. Biden received only 35 per cent of the votes in Westmoreland County.
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Some speculated that voters in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Colorado and Texas would vote against Joe Biden because of his plans to phase out fossil fuels.
Donald Trump’s foreign policy often angered traditional US allies.
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How Donald Trump changed US foreign policy.