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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are becoming president and vice president of the United States on Wednesday. Follow the events beginning at 11 a.m. ET.

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are becoming president and vice president of the United States on Wednesday. Follow the events beginning at 11 a.m. ET.

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Biden's inauguration is going to look very different. Here's what to know

President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration has been largely downsized because of the coronavirus pandemic and security concerns after the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

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President Trump was impeached for inciting his supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol. The violence and its aftermath will be an enduring symbol of his four years in the White House.

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President Trump was impeached for inciting his supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol. The violence and its aftermath will be an enduring symbol of his four years in the White House.

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Reporters across the country are preparing for Wednesday’s presidential inauguration.

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With Joe Biden, the White House gets its first-ever presidential pet from a shelter. Major is the Biden family’s German Shepherd rescue.

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The College Board will discontinue the optional essay component of the SAT and no longer offer subject tests, shifting focus to a new digital version of the SAT.

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