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Biden’s national security team offers a sharp turn. But in which direction?

President-elect Joe Biden formally introduced a national security team on Tuesday custom-designed to repudiate President Donald Trump’s nationalistic isolationism.

Why Stacey Abrams is confident Georgia will stay blue

In an interview with The New York Times, Stacey Abrams outlined how she believes President-elect Joe Biden won and how liberal groups in other Southern states can replicate Georgia’s path.

Mysterious metal obelisk is found in a remote part of Utah

Deep in the Mars-like landscape of Utah’s red-rock desert lies a mystery: A gleaming metal monolith in one of the most remote parts of the state.

As their D.C. days dwindle, Ivanka and Jared look for a new beginning

Town officials in Bedminster, New Jersey, have the plans for a possible Trump family future, or at least the blueprints: a major addition to Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner’s “cottage” on the grounds of the Trump National Golf Club, four new pickleball courts, a relocated heliport, and a spa and yoga complex.

More than 30 charged in scheme to fix Coast Guard test scores

For more than seven years, prosecutors say, a Coast Guard employee at a test center in Louisiana took bribes to enter falsified test scores, allowing two dozen people to obtain licenses required for various positions on vessels without passing the exams.

Harvard gets its first Black, elected student body president

A 20-year-old from Mississippi has become the first Black, elected student body president at Harvard University.

Foreigner observers reflect on chaos over US election

“People who know the US are shocked it’s going on so long,” said one specialist.

Biden welcomes choices for national security team, says ‘America is back’

The president-elect is aiming to calm international relations after a tumultuous four years under President Trump.