White House says 'not holding back' on Chinese cyberattacks
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki says the United States holds China's Ministry of State Security responsible for "malicious cyber activities" and reserves the option "to take additional actions" in response.
White House: Biden's dogs will return soon, no update on cat
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki assures the world's media that the Bidens' dogs won't be away from the White House for long, saying their banishment to Delaware was planned before a "biting incident" involving one of the hounds, and they will return "soon". She adds that there's no plan to replace them with a cat, yet.
US First Lady thanks educators on first day in White House
US First Lady Jill Biden thanks educators for their "heroic commitment" during the Covid-19 pandemic, a day after Joe Biden's inauguration. "I have never felt prouder of our profession," says the community college teacher, who will continue to teach after moving into the White House, making her the first First Lady to retain a full-time job.
Joe Biden: From Wilmington to the White House
As Joe Biden becomes the new president of the United States after a bitterly contested election, Inside the Americas takes you to Washington and to his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware. In this special edition of the show, our team meets some of the people who made Biden the man he is today. We also discover the places where the president-to-be spent his time, such as the train that took him to Washington every day when he was a young senator.
Melania Trump lights up the national Christmas tree at the White House
"Thank you very much and a very Merry Christmas to all. It's going to be a great year," says US President Donald Trump during the National Tree Lighting ceremony, which was pre-recorded due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The President was joined by the First Lady Melania Trump who had the honor of lighting the 30-foot Colorado blue spruce at the White House.
Joe Biden picks all-female senior White House communications team
President-elect Biden has chosen top campaign aides to fill senior positions in his White House press team. For the first time in US history, the entire senior communications staff will be women.
Lagos to scrap pension for past political office holders, Border Closure: Dangote debunks report of sole cement exporter
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Race to the White House: The rules of the US election explained
Ahead of Election Day on November 3, we're answering your questions about the US presidential election and in particular the Electoral College. It's one of the most confusing aspects about the US election process. Many Americans themselves don't understand how it works, or even why it's still around. In five presidential elections so far – including the last one in 2016 – the eventual winner lost the popular vote, but won thanks to the Electoral College. We explain how it works.
Donald Trump's coronavirus condition 'continues to improve,' White House doctor says
Medical staff treating Donald Trump offered an upbeat assessment of the president's condition, adding he could be discharged Monday. The announcement comes a day after mixed messages about his coronavirus infection.