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Biden picks Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as labour secretary

Biden picks Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as labour secretary

BOSTON — President-elect Joe Biden announced Thursday that he has chosen Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to be his labour secretary, selecting a former union worker who shares Biden's Irish-American background and working-class roots.
'What else could I do?' NJ Rep. Kim helps clean up Capitol

'What else could I do?' NJ Rep. Kim helps clean up Capitol

Water bottles, clothing, Trump flags, even a U.S. flag littered the ground inside the U.S. Capitol after a mob backing President Donald Trump ransacked the building. New Jersey Rep.
GOP's Loeffler concedes to Warnock in Georgia runoff

GOP's Loeffler concedes to Warnock in Georgia runoff

ATLANTA — Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler on Thursday conceded to Democrat Raphael Warnock in one of two Georgia Senate runoffs that will give control of the U.S. Senate to Democrats.
Woman fatally shot at Capitol echoed Trump on social media

Woman fatally shot at Capitol echoed Trump on social media

SAN DIEGO — Like President Donald Trump, the San Diego woman fatally shot by police as a mob of his supporters stormed the U.S.
Mob at U.S. Capitol encouraged by online conspiracy theories

Mob at U.S. Capitol encouraged by online conspiracy theories

CHICAGO — Every video the Louisiana man posts on Twitter and Facebook starts with a big smile and a wish for his thousands of followers to have a blessed day.
Prosecutor: Sedition charge possible for pro-Trump rioters

Prosecutor: Sedition charge possible for pro-Trump rioters

WASHINGTON — The top federal prosecutor for the District of Columbia said Thursday that “all options are on the table” for charging members of the violent pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol — including sedition charges.
Lawmakers openly discuss ousting Trump, possible impeachment

Lawmakers openly discuss ousting Trump, possible impeachment

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers of both parties raised the prospect Thursday of ousting President Donald Trump from office, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that if he wasn't removed, the House may move forward with a second impeachment.
Stunned EU leaders yearn for Biden presidency -- ASAP

Stunned EU leaders yearn for Biden presidency -- ASAP

BRUSSELS — For European Union nations, Joe Biden's Jan. 20 inauguration as the next U.S. president cannot come fast enough. Following the storming of the U.S.
Seller of gun used in 2019 Texas mass shooting gets 2 years

Seller of gun used in 2019 Texas mass shooting gets 2 years

LUBBOCK, Texas — The man who sold an AR-15-style rifle used in a 2019 mass shooting that killed seven people in West Texas was sentenced Thursday to two years in federal prison, prosecutors said.
Trump honours golfing greats with award in private ceremony

Trump honours golfing greats with award in private ceremony

WASHINGTON — Hall of Fame golfers Annika Sorenstam and Gary Player, along with the late Olympian Babe Didrikson Zaharias, have been presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the White House announced Thursday.