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Biden seeks unity as Trump stokes fading embers of campaign

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On a day of grace and grievance, President-elect Joe Biden summoned Americans to join in common purpose against the coronavirus pandemic and their political divisions while the man he will replace stoked the fading embers of his campaign to “turn the election over.”

Stocks mostly fall, even as tech gains push Nasdaq to record

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Stocks closed mostly lower on Wall Street Wednesday, even as gains for technology companies pushed the Nasdaq to its first record high close since September.

The Latest: Trump still falsely insists he won the election

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President Donald Trump uttered one falsehood after another as he baselessly claimed that he won the 2020 election instead of President-elect Joe Biden as he called into an event organized by Pennsylvania Republicans in Gettysburg.

Q&A: Will Twitter, Facebook crack down on Trump?

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For the past four years, President Donald Trump has enjoyed the special status of a world leader on Twitter and Facebook, even as he used his perch atop the social media pyramid to peddle misinformation and hurl abuse at his critics.

Trump plans to attend Republican election hearing with Giuliani

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President Donald Trump plans to travel to Pennsylvania on Wednesday for a meeting of state Republican lawmakers examining accusations of election impropriety, according to three people familiar with the matter.

Analysis: Biden prioritizes experience with Cabinet picks

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Competence is making a comeback.

Asian shares mostly rise after Dow crests 30,000 points

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Asian shares mostly rose Wednesday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 30,000 points for the first time despite an ongoing pandemic, as progress in development of coronavirus vaccines kept investors in a buying mood.

Trump skips turkey jokes, gives thanks for COVID-19 vaccines

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Nostalgia was in and jokes were out Tuesday as President Donald Trump offered a reprieve to a pair of meaty turkeys at the traditional Thanksgiving turkey pardon ceremony at the White House.

‘America is back’: Biden pushes past Trump era with nominees

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Declaring "America is back," President-elect Joe Biden introduced his national security team on Tuesday, his first substantive offering of how he’ll shift from Trump-era “America First” policies by relying on experts from the Democratic establishment to be some of his most important advisers.

Dow crests 30,000 points on vaccine hopes, Biden transition

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above 30,000 points for the first time Tuesday as investors were encouraged by the latest progress on developing coronavirus vaccines and news that the transition of power in the U.S. to President-elect Joe Biden will finally begin.

Awaiting Yellen at Treasury: Yet another daunting crisis

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Janet Yellen is in line for another top economic policy job — just in time to confront yet another crisis.

White House still planning holiday parties, despite warnings

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All those warnings from public health officials begging Americans to limit gatherings this holiday season amid a surge in coronavirus cases aren't stopping the White House from planning a host of festivities and holiday parties in the midst of a pandemic.

US agency ascertains Biden as winner, lets transition begin

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The General Services Administration ascertained Monday that President-elect Joe Biden is the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election, clearing the way for the start of the transition from President Donald Trump’s administration and allowing Biden to coordinate with federal agencies on plans for taking over on Jan. 20.

The Latest: Biden picks John Kerry for climate change role

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Joe Biden is filling out his administration with key picks for his national security and foreign policy teams.

Trump aims to box in Biden abroad, but it may not work

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On its way out the door, the Trump administration is enacting new rules, regulations and orders that it hopes will box in President-elect Joe Biden's administration on numerous foreign policy matters and cement President Donald Trump’s “America First” legacy in international affairs.

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Trump skips turkey jokes, gives thanks for COVID-19 vaccines

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Nostalgia was in and jokes were out Tuesday as President Donald Trump offered a reprieve to a pair of meaty turkeys at the traditional Thanksgiving turkey pardon ceremony at the White House.