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Donald Trump, wife Melania depart the White House

Donald Trump departed the White House for the final time as president, travelling to Florida instead of successor Joe Biden's inauguration.

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Wednesday

California officials are pinning their hopes on president-elect Joe Biden as they struggle to obtain coronavirus vaccines to curb a case surge that has packed hospitals and morgues.

Governments with rookie leaders don't always have it easy in N.L. elections

Throughout Canadian history, incumbent governments with new leaders have struggled to secure re-election. That's especially the case in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Trump's legacy leaves Arctic with fewer environmental protections and more risk of conflict, experts warn

As U.S. President Donald Trump departs office, he leaves a legacy of deregulation and diplomatic missteps in the Arctic region.

Parliamentary hearings over Zoom an ongoing headache for translators

Interpreters who translate English into French and vice versa at federal government proceedings are increasingly experiencing auditory issues that force them to go on leave, according to a new survey.

Donald's departure: President Trump has left the White House

Donald Trump pumped his fist and waved as he departed the White House on Marine One Wednesday for the last time as president, leaving behind a legacy of chaos and tumult and a nation bitterly divided.

No-go for Joe Exotic: Trump pardon list omits 'Tiger King'

One name missing in U.S. President Donald Trump's flurry of pardons is 'Tiger King' Joe Exotic.

From Alberta's oilsands to tariffs, how Biden's presidency could change Canada

Incoming U.S. President Joe Biden campaigned on a starkly different vision for America's future than Donald Trump, and now that he’s in the White House, experts say Canadians can expect some big changes.

Conservatives set to vote on MP Derek Sloan's future in the party

Conservative members of Parliament will vote Wednesday on whether one of their own can remain on the party's benches.

Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others

U.S. President Donald Trump pardoned former chief strategist Steve Bannon in the final hours of his White House term as part of a flurry of clemency action that benefited more than 140 people, including rap performers, ex-members of Congress and other allies of him and his family.

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Defying Convention Once More, Trump Opts to Skip Inauguration

After taking the oath of office in at noon, he is set to issue several executive orders aimed at reversing policies on issues like the environment and immigration. President Trump, who won’t attend the inauguration, issued a raft of pardons overnight.

Trump's Pardons: The List

Stephen K. Bannon joined the list of President Trump’s allies who have been granted clemency, one that includes Paul Manafort and Roger J. Stone Jr.

Virus Tightens Its Grip on Texas

The rapid spread of the coronavirus in Texas is threatening the country’s gradual progress toward flattening the curve. Here’s the latest on the virus.

‘The Ezra Klein Show’: A New Podcast by New York Times Opinion

Real conversations about ideas that matter. And so many book recommendations.

The Best Shoes for Knee Arthritis

People with knee arthritis were less likely to report pain and stiffness if they wore stable, supportive shoes, versus flat-soled, flexible ones.


Trump is handing Biden a booming stock market

Optimism about the end of the pandemic and support from governments and central banks have rescued the Trump stock market. Now, investors will see if those gains can hold under Joe Biden, who will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday.


Trump leaves Washington, snubbing inauguration

Donald Trump and his wife Melania depart on Marine One hours ahead of his successor Joe Biden's inauguration.

Navalny video: Putin palace claims reach millions for jailed critic

The jailed opposition figure alleges the property was paid for "with the largest bribe in history".

Sibusiso Moyo: Zimbabwe foreign minister dies from Covid-19

The southern African state has recorded a surge in cases since the end of the festive season.

Coronavirus: Why South Africa has yet to roll out vaccines

South Africa is the worst-hit country in Africa, but has not yet started doing Covid-19 vaccinations.

Trump pardons dozens in final hours, including ex-aide Steve Bannon

Donald Trump issues pardons and commutations for more than 140 people in his final hours as president.