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US House approves $2,000 coronavirus aid checks sought by Trump

US House approves $2,000 coronavirus aid checks sought by Trump

The Democratic-led US House of Representatives voted 275-134 to meet President Donald Trump's demand for $2,000 Covid-19 relief checks on Monday, sending the measure on to an uncertain future ...

US Supreme Court swiftly ends Trump-backed Texas bid to upend election results

US Supreme Court swiftly ends Trump-backed Texas bid to upend election results

The US Supreme Court on Friday rejected a long-shot lawsuit by Texas and backed by President Donald Trump seeking to throw out voting results in four states, dealing him a likely fatal blow in his quest to undo his election loss to President-elect Joe Biden

Trump to withdraw most troops from Somalia as part of global pullback

Trump to withdraw most troops from Somalia as part of global pullback

President Donald Trump has ordered nearly all American troops to withdraw from Somalia, US officials said on Friday, part of a global pullback by the Republican president before he leaves office next month ...

Biden promises help to US workers hit by pandemic, Trump hints at 2024 run

Biden promises help to US workers hit by pandemic, Trump hints at 2024 run

President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday promised a group of workers hit by the raging Covid-19 pandemic that more aid would be on the way, while President Donald Trump hinted he may be ready to begin planning another run for the White House in 2024.

Trump promises continued election fight as Biden makes key appointments

Trump promises continued election fight as Biden makes key appointments

President Donald Trump questioned on Sunday whether the Supreme Court would ever hear a case airing his unproven allegations of widespread election fraud, as President-elect Joe Biden ...

Biden forges ahead with building team after Trump clears way for transition

Biden forges ahead with building team after Trump clears way for transition

US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday began a new phase in his transition to the White House after the Trump administration gave the Democrat access to critical resources that will enable him to take the reins of power in January.

Georgia confirms results in latest setback for Trump bid to overturn Biden win

Georgia confirms results in latest setback for Trump bid to overturn Biden win

President Donald Trump's desperate bid to overturn the Nov. 3 election result was dealt another blow on Friday after it was announced he had lost Georgia, while the winner, President-elect Joe Biden ...

Judges rule against Trump and allies in three US election lawsuits

Judges rule against Trump and allies in three US election lawsuits

President Donald Trump and his allies lost three court rulings on Thursday in their effort to stop President-elect Joe Biden from taking office, underscoring their dwindling options ...

US puts convicted killer to death in 8th federal execution under Trump

US puts convicted killer to death in 8th federal execution under Trump

The US government put convicted rapist and murderer Orlando Hall to death by lethal injection on Thursday, the eighth execution under the Trump administration since capital punishment was reinstated ...

Georgia, Wisconsin recounts likely will not change Trump election defeat, officials say

Georgia, Wisconsin recounts likely will not change Trump election defeat, officials say

President Donald Trump's attempts to cling to power appeared more tenuous than ever on Wednesday as election officials in Georgia said a soon-to-be-completed recount was not likely to change President-elect Joe Biden's victory there.

Biden names top White House aides as doctors urge Trump to cooperate on Covid-19

Biden names top White House aides as doctors urge Trump to cooperate on Covid-19

President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday named several senior staffers for his White House, while his top coronavirus advisers warned that President Donald Trump's stalling of the official transition could compromise the country's pandemic response.

Biden could name top staff as Trump pursues tenuous fight to keep power

Biden could name top staff as Trump pursues tenuous fight to keep power

President-elect Joe Biden will focus on shaping his core White House team on Tuesday while outgoing President Donald Trump presses on with his increasingly tenuous legal fight to reverse his loss in the US election.