Trump continued an Inauguration Day custom by leaving a personal notes to his successor. The tradition dates back to at least the 1980s, when Ronald Reagan handed off power to George H.W. Bush Getty Images President Donald Trump has broken with a number of traditions during the transition to Joe Biden's presidency, but he appears to have participated in one recent custom on his way out of office. The outgoing president left a handwritten note to his successor on Wednesday as Joe Biden was set to be sworn in
As President Joe Biden takes office, he inherits: The worst disease outbreak in over a century, which is spreading faster and killing more people in the U.S. than at any time since it began one year ago. Highly effective vaccines that so far have reached only 4% of the public. An economy struggling with 10 million jobless and millions more out of the workforce. A rising tide of murders — up nearly 36% last year in major cities. Federal debt the highest since World War II, as a percentage of the U.S. economy,
Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States as his wife Jill Biden holds a bible on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., Jan. 20, 2021. (Photo by KEVIN LAMARQUE / Reuters) WASHINGTON — Democrat Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday during a ceremony at a heavily protected U.S. Capitol, ending the tumultuous four-year presidency of his Republican predecessor Donald Trump. FEATURED STORIES NEWSINFO NEWSINFO NEWSINFO Read Next
The co-founder of a holistic skincare company shares lessons learned after experiencing 400-percent growth. Quinton Lewis is the co-founder of Herb'N Eden, a holistic skincare company specializing in handmade soap bars — a company that experienced 400-percent growth in 2020. In this clip from an episode of “The Startup Story” podcast, Lewis talks with host James McKinney about what he wishes he’d known and done to prepare for success. Lewis’s key suggestion for entrepreneurs is to prepare ahead of
Head coach Brad Stevens of the Boston Celtics looks on from the sidelines Boston Celtics (8-4) head coach Brad Stevens has been in the NBA long enough to know when his team isn’t playing to his standards and doesn’t need a glance at the Eastern Conference standings to learn how good his team is. The New York Knicks (7-8) coupled the Celtics’ underwhelming offense did that for him Sunday, following a 105-75 trouncing. Boston turned in its worst offensive performance at TD Garden in over 15 years. However,
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks at the State Department in Washington, D.C., December 19, 2019. (Erin Scott/Reuters) China’s foreign ministry announced sanctions on 28 American officials on Wednesday, including a number of outgoing members of the Trump administration. The sanctions were revealed during President Biden’s inauguration, and a day after former secretary of state Mike Pompeo labeled China’s treatment of Uyghur and other Muslim minorities a “genocide.” Pompeo is among those
Joe Biden has promised to heal the United States of America after being sworn in as the 46th President. The new leader declared 'democracy has prevailed' during his first speech in front of a small audience in Washington D.C. Biden noted the past difficulties the US has had to overcome during its long history, including only recently with the Capitol riots. But he's optimistic the next four years will be enough time to bring everyone together. "America has been tested anew and America has risen to the challenge,"
Actions MTN News image GREAT FALLS — COVID-19 restrictions are being loosened in Cascade County. During a meeting on Wednesday, Cascade County Board of Health members voted to approve four motions. The motions take effect at 5 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 22. The first motion was to allow businesses to operate at 75% capacity instead of 50% capacity. Businesses will also now be able to stay open until 12:30 a.m. instead of having to close at 10 p.m., but they will have to be closed from 12:30 a.m. to 4 a.m. Third,
LUBBOCK, Texas — On Wednesday, one person was seriously injured after a rollover. Around 12:40 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, Lubbock Police responded to 41st Street and University Avenue to reports of a crash. A pickup truck struck a power line and a gas meter and rolled over, LPD said. One person was transported to the hospital with moderate injuries, LPD said. This is a developing story and will be updated when more information is received.
Arizona Cardinals place kicker Zane Gonzalez (5) reacts with teammates after missing a field goal attempt near the end of the second half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) With the Arizona Cardinals missing out on the playoffs having finished 8-8 this year, we’re leaping ahead to — we hope — a relatively standard offseason. In November, the NFL mapped out a 2021 offseason that officially begins March 17, when free
Pope Francis on Wednesday urged the United States' new president Joe Biden to promote "reconciliation and peace" around the world following his inauguration. He offered Biden, the second Roman Catholic to become U.S. president after John F. Kennedy, his "cordial good wishes and the assurance of my prayers" in the task ahead. "Under your leadership, may the American people continue to draw strength from the lofty political, ethical and religious values that have inspired the nation since its founding," he said.
Joe Biden is now the president and the next four years offer so much promise – with Biden’s gaffes, half- or no-truths and anecdotes of consorting with Cornpop and segregationists (ask the new VP about that one), all interspersed with frequent, terrifying moments of Marxist economics, cramming down of identity politics and hints at rounding up conservatives for “deprogramming.” But on Inauguration Day, it was Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Vermont independent and America’s most loveable, most cantankerous
WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — Country singer Garth Brooks took to the Capitol steps to perform his rendition of “Amazing Grace” at Wednesday’s inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Brooks called for a sense of unity by asking Americans to sing a verse of the hymn together. “Not just the people here,” Brooks said. “But the people at home. At work, as one, united.” Brooks ended his acapella rendition by thanking President Biden and Vice President Harris. He was also
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BALTIMORE, MD (WJZ) — Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh was not among the nearly 150 people President Donald Trump pardoned or commuted sentences for early Wednesday morning. Pugh, 70, asked outgoing President Donald Trump to commute her three-year sentence for wire fraud. The ex-mayor enriched herself with more than three-quarters of a million dollars for her ‘Healthy Holly’ books. Many were supposed to go to Baltimore City school children, but few ever did. She re-sold them, with the help of a close
ATHENS, GA - NOVEMBER 4: Head Coach Kirby Smart of the Georgia Bulldogs (L) is congratulated by Head Coach Will Muschamp of the South Carolina Gamecocks after the game at Sanford Stadium on November 4, 2017 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images) Will Muschamp played safety for Georgia football from 1991-94. His long coaching career has never taken him to his alma mater, but that may be changing. Muschamp has reportedly been at UGA this week, working in some capacity with Kirby Smart’s
Florida health officials confirmed 11,914 additional cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday and another 142 resident deaths as a result of the novel coronavirus. With that, the state passed 1.6 million cases and inched closer to 25,000 deaths a day after the United States went over 400,000 deaths from the pandemic. Florida has now verified 1,601,011 COVID-19 cases since the outbreak began and 24,578 resident deaths, according to the department of health. Another 387 non-residents have died within the state, and there
COLUMBUS, OH – On January 17, 2021, at 5:37 pm, officers were dispatched to 1817 Lockbourne Rd. on a stabbing. When officers arrived, they found 60-year-old Richard Carr suffering from multiple stab wounds. Carr told the officers that he had a friend over and then for no known reason he attacked Carr stabbing him multiple times. Carr did state that the suspect stabbed himself in the neck area during the incident. He explained the suspect fled from the scene. The suspect has been identified as 27-year-old Dustin
The Nigeria international delivered an impressive performance for Lluis Cortes’ men at Estadi Johan Cruyff Asisat Oshoala netted twice to help Barcelona secure a 7-0 victory over Rayo Vallecano in Wednesday's Spanish Primera Iberdrola fixture. The forward has been in fantastic form for Lluis Cortes' team since teaming up with the side on a six-month-long loan from Chinese Women's Super League side Dalian Quanjian in February 2019, before the deal was made permanent upon its completion. Having come on as a
Jill Johnson adminsters the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to Sharee Livingston, an OB-GYN with UPMC Lititz. (Dan Gleiter/The Patriot-News via AP) Forsyth County Public Health will soon begin vaccinating people ages 65 and older. Beginning at 5 p.m. on Jan. 20, the health department will resume accepting appointments for dates Jan. 24 through 26. There are 2,700 appointment slots available. Appointment cancellations must be made at least two hours in advance. Anyone who meets the Phase 1B-Tier 1 criteria can visit