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Biden signs executive orders for COVID-19 response

On the president's first day in office, he announced his administration's plan to battle the novel coronavirus.
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Biden signs executive orders for COVID-19 response
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Biden lays out COVID-19 response plan

President Joe Biden signed executive actions on establishing a testing board, extending mask mandates on some forms of transportation and requiring travelers to the U.S. to test negative.
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Biden lays out COVID-19 response plan
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Biden-Harris administration’s busy 1st day in office

The president plans to sign at least 10 executive orders designed to tackle the pandemic.
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Biden-Harris administration’s busy 1st day in office
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Biden revokes Trump order banning some diversity training

Civil rights groups are celebrating President Joe Biden's swift revocation of a Trump administration order that had banned federal agencies, contractors and recipients of federal funding from conducting certain diversity training
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What a new administration means for the intelligence community

Former CIA Station Chief Darrell Blocker discusses the impact President Joe Biden will have on the intelligence community as he starts his presidency.
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What a new administration means for the intelligence community
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Biden, drawing contrast with Trump, sets tone of truthfulness and respect: ANALYSIS

President Joe Biden is drawing a sharp contrast with former President Trump, aiming to set a tone of truthfulness and respect.
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Biden draws contrast with Trump, sets tone of truthfulness and respect: ANALYSIS
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World leaders cheer US return to climate fight under Biden

World leaders have breathed an audible sigh of relief that the United States under President Joe Biden is rejoining the global effort to curb climate change, a cause that his predecessor had shunned
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World leaders laud US return to climate fight under Biden
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President Joe Biden’s star-studded inaugural night

From Katy Perry to Lin-Manuel Miranda, stars and Americans around the country join President Joe BIden’s message of unity on inauguration night.
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President Joe Biden’s star-studded inaugural night
January 21, 2021, 5:33 PM

22-year-old poet Amanda Gorman on her inauguration invite: I was 'honestly shocked'

Amanda Gorman read her poem, "The Hill We Climb," at the Biden-Harris ceremony.
January 21, 2021, 5:33 PM
Poet Amanda Gorman gets surprise message from Lin-Manuel Miranda after inauguration
January 21, 2021, 5:15 PM

Is Biden's vision of unity possible? | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

The crew reacts to President Biden’s inauguration speech — particularly his goal to unite the country and whether it will be successful — and looks at the policy agenda for his first week in office.
January 21, 2021, 5:15 PM
Is Biden's vision of unity possible? | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
January 21, 2021, 4:57 PM

The COVID-19 challenges Biden faces on Day One as president

President-elect Joe Biden is inheriting a pandemic that the United States is leading the world in for all the wrong reasons.
January 21, 2021, 4:57 PM
The COVID-19 challenges Biden faces on Day One
January 21, 2021, 4:52 PM

The significance of the Bible Joe Biden is using on Inauguration Day

When President-elect Joe Biden takes the oath of office Wednesday, he'll do so using a Bible with 127 years of family history behind it.
January 21, 2021, 4:52 PM
The significance of the Bible Joe Biden is using on Inauguration Day
January 21, 2021, 3:31 PM

Biden officially sworn in as president, Harris as 1st woman VP

In an inauguration ceremony that was without the traditional large crowds due to the coronavirus pandemic, Biden took the oath of office and delivered a hopeful inaugural address focused on unity.
January 21, 2021, 3:31 PM
Biden officially sworn in as president, Harris as 1st woman VP
January 21, 2021, 2:10 PM

Kids share their hopes for Biden and Harris

From no homework and flying cars to an end to COVID-19, children across the country reveal what they’d like to see in the next four years.
January 21, 2021, 2:10 PM
Kids share their hopes for Biden and Harris
January 21, 2021, 2:08 PM

Bidens bring 2 dogs to the White House

The first family brought their beloved dogs, Champ and Major, with them to the White House.
January 21, 2021, 2:08 PM
Bidens bring 2 dogs to the White House
January 21, 2021, 2:00 PM

President Biden signs flurry of executive orders on 1st day

On his first day, President Joe Biden signed multiple executive orders, including rejoining the Paris Climate agreement, and reversing former President Donald Trump’s travel ban.
January 21, 2021, 2:00 PM
President Biden signs flurry of executive orders on 1st day
January 21, 2021, 1:39 PM

22-year-old Amanda Gorman becomes youngest poet to read at inauguration

Amanda Gorman, 22, is the youngest poet in recent history to read at an inauguration.
January 21, 2021, 1:39 PM
22-year-old makes history at inauguration: Read Amanda Gorman's poem
January 21, 2021, 1:19 PM

Biden signs 12 executive actions hours after being sworn in

The new president did not waste time before signing executive orders addressing the coronavirus pandemic, the economic crisis and the climate crisis, among others.
January 21, 2021, 1:19 PM
Biden signs 12 executive actions hours after being sworn in
January 21, 2021, 10:36 AM

World leaders react to Joe Biden's inauguration

European leaders, the U.K., Russia and Iran have all reacted to inauguration day.
January 21, 2021, 10:36 AM
World leaders react to Joe Biden's inauguration
January 21, 2021, 9:44 AM

Amanda Gorman becomes youngest inaugural poet

The 22-year-old read her own poem, titled “The Hill We Climb,” at the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.
January 21, 2021, 9:44 AM
Amanda Gorman becomes youngest inaugural poet
January 21, 2021, 9:44 AM

Man in blue uniform kneels at Beau Biden’s grave

As President Joe Biden gave his inauguration address, an unidentified man honored his late son Beau Biden in Greenville, Delaware, until the president finished speaking.
January 21, 2021, 9:44 AM
Man in blue uniform kneels at Beau Biden’s grave
January 21, 2021, 9:10 AM

Biden becomes 46th president of US in historic inauguration

Joe Biden was sworn in minutes after Kamala Harris became the first female, Black and South Asian vice president in a ceremony marked by messages of hope and healing and star performances.
January 21, 2021, 9:10 AM
Biden becomes 46th president of US in historic inauguration
January 21, 2021, 9:10 AM

What’s next for the US under a Biden administration?

President Joe Biden is entering the White House at a time of deep division among Americans and record deaths from the coronavirus. ABC News contributors discuss where we go from here.
January 21, 2021, 9:10 AM
What’s next for the US under a Biden administration?
January 21, 2021, 7:05 AM

Hollywood on the Potomac: A-list turns out for Biden-Harris

Stars ranging from Lady Gaga to Bruce Springsteen have capped a star-studded inauguration for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris
January 21, 2021, 7:05 AM
Hollywood returns: Gaga, J. Lo headline Biden inauguration
January 21, 2021, 5:24 AM

Highlights from the inauguration of President Joe Biden

A look at the historic inauguration of Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris
January 21, 2021, 5:24 AM
Highlights from the inauguration of President Joe Biden
January 21, 2021, 5:11 AM

Celebrities at Inauguration Day

Sirius XM’s Mike Muse talks J. Lo and Lady Gaga’s performances at the inauguration ceremony and Amanda Gorman, who made history as the youngest inaugural poet.
January 21, 2021, 5:11 AM
Celebrities at Inauguration Day
January 21, 2021, 5:10 AM

Joseph R. Biden, Kamala Harris sworn in

President Joe Biden delivered an inaugural address calling for unity in America. Vice President Kamala Harris becomes the highest-ranking woman in U.S. history.
January 21, 2021, 5:10 AM
Joseph R. Biden, Kamala Harris sworn in
January 21, 2021, 5:09 AM

Key moments from the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn into office on Jan. 20, 2021.
January 21, 2021, 5:09 AM
Key moments from the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris
January 21, 2021, 5:09 AM

Jen Psaki holds 1st White House press briefing

Psaki, press secretary for the Biden administration, takes questions during the daily press briefing after the previous administration largely stopped briefings.
January 21, 2021, 5:09 AM
Jen Psaki holds 1st White House press briefing
January 21, 2021, 5:09 AM

ABC political roundtable discusses the presidential inauguration

Byron Pitts, Terry Moran, Yvette Simpson, David Muir, Linsey Davis, Chris Christie, Rahm Emanuel and Sara Fagen discuss the inauguration events.
January 21, 2021, 5:09 AM
ABC political roundtable discusses the presidential inauguration
January 21, 2021, 5:09 AM

Inauguration Day: A look from inside the White House

Angella Reid, former White House chief usher, explains what the changing of administrations actually looks like from inside the White House.
January 21, 2021, 5:09 AM
Inauguration Day: A look from inside the White House
January 21, 2021, 5:09 AM

Biden signs 15 executive actions, reversing some Trump policies

Newly inaugurated President Joe Biden kept his promise by signing actions to rejoin the Paris climate accord, end the so-called “Muslim travel ban” and require masks on federal property.
January 21, 2021, 5:09 AM
Biden signs 15 executive actions, reversing some Trump policies
January 21, 2021, 5:09 AM

Rep. Blunt Rochester on Inauguration Day: ‘It is a day I am overjoyed to see’

Inauguration co-chair, Delaware Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, talks about the smooth day, President Joe Biden’s calls for unity and the path forward for the new administration.
January 21, 2021, 5:09 AM
Rep. Blunt Rochester on Inauguration Day: ‘It is a day I am overjoyed to see’
January 21, 2021, 5:08 AM

Jen Psaki: 'We are focused on our COVID package'

ABC News correspondents discuss the Biden administration's first issues that will be addressed in the coming days.
January 21, 2021, 5:08 AM
Jen Psaki: 'We are focused on our COVID package'
January 21, 2021, 5:07 AM

NYC subway station pays tribute to President Biden

A sign at New York City’s 46th Street subway station was changed to “46th Joe” in tribute to the newly inaugurated Joe Biden, the 46th president.
January 21, 2021, 5:07 AM
NYC subway station pays tribute to President Biden
January 21, 2021, 3:19 AM

Key moments from the inauguration of Joe Biden as 46th US president

The ceremony that made Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States was an inauguration like never before.
January 21, 2021, 3:19 AM
Key moments from the inauguration of President Joe Biden
January 20, 2021, 11:58 PM

How to watch Joe Biden's inauguration with kids

Keke Palmer will host the first-ever Inauguration Day program for kids.
January 20, 2021, 11:58 PM
How to watch Joe Biden's inauguration with kids
January 20, 2021, 11:47 PM

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee speaks on inauguration

The Democratic Texas congresswoman, who has been to seven inaugurations over the years, discusses why the ceremony for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris was historic.
January 20, 2021, 11:47 PM
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee speaks on inauguration
January 20, 2021, 11:46 PM

Biden issues 1st executive orders

President Joe Biden signed his first executive orders on the COVID-19 pandemic, immigration and climate change.
January 20, 2021, 11:46 PM
Biden issues 1st executive orders
January 20, 2021, 10:25 PM

Lady Gaga stuns in custom couture for Biden-Harris inauguration

Lady Gaga stunned in a custom Schiaparelli Haute Couture ball gown for Biden-Harris Inauguration.
January 20, 2021, 10:25 PM
Lady Gaga stuns in custom couture for Biden-Harris inauguration
January 20, 2021, 10:19 PM

President Joe Biden's inaugural parade to the Oval Office

President Joseph R. Biden Jr. made his way to the Oval Office to sign his first executive order with his family by his side.
January 20, 2021, 10:19 PM
President Joe Biden's inaugural parade to the Oval Office
January 20, 2021, 9:27 PM

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell’s thoughts on today’s inauguration

Retired Gen. Colin Powell, who served with Democratic and Republican administrations, remarks on President Joe Biden’s inauguration.
January 20, 2021, 9:27 PM
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell’s thoughts on today’s inauguration
January 20, 2021, 9:17 PM

Biden assumes presidency at Capitol saying 'democracy has prevailed'

Biden became the 46th president of the United States Wednesday.
January 20, 2021, 9:17 PM
Biden assumes presidency at Capitol saying 'democracy has prevailed'
January 20, 2021, 9:06 PM

Read Joe Biden's full inaugural address: 'End this uncivil war'

Biden gave his first speech as the 46th president of the United States.
January 20, 2021, 9:06 PM
Read Joe Biden's full inaugural address: 'End this uncivil war'
January 20, 2021, 8:56 PM

Sen. Roy Blunt on the inauguration

Chairman of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, Sen. Roy Blunt comments on the inauguration ceremony.
January 20, 2021, 8:56 PM
Sen. Roy Blunt on the inauguration
January 20, 2021, 8:27 PM

Wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery

Newly inaugurated President Joe Biden and former presidents lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
January 20, 2021, 8:27 PM
Wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery
January 20, 2021, 8:26 PM

Garth Brooks performs 'Amazing Grace' at Biden's inauguration

Garth Brooks performed "Amazing Grace" at the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.
January 20, 2021, 8:26 PM
Garth Brooks performs 'Amazing Grace' at Biden's inauguration
January 20, 2021, 8:26 PM

Powerful images symbolize an inauguration unlike any other

The inauguration of Joe Biden is unlike any other -- marked by a global pandemic, heightened security , and an outgoing president who has done away with most traditions.
January 20, 2021, 8:26 PM
Powerful images symbolize an inauguration unlike any other
January 20, 2021, 8:07 PM

Biden promises unity and redemption amid divisions and challenges: ANALYSIS

A stillness prevailed in Washington that belied the challenges that face the nation and its new president at this moment.
January 20, 2021, 8:07 PM
Biden promises unity and redemption amid divisions and challenges: ANALYSIS
January 20, 2021, 8:02 PM

Fire captain delivers inaugural Pledge of Allegiance using sign language

Andrea Hall, the first Black woman to serve as fire captain for the South Fulton Fire Department, spoke and signed the Pledge of Allegiance.
January 20, 2021, 8:02 PM
Fire captain delivers inaugural Pledge of Allegiance using sign language