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Biden Suspends Deportations, Stops 'Remain In Mexico' Policy

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| Under the Biden administration, the Department of Homeland Security looks set to roll back several Trump-era immigration policies and to establish a path to citizenship for immigrants.

China Slaps Sanctions On 28 Trump Administration Officials, Including Mike Pompeo

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In a statement released just minutes after President Biden took office, China's foreign ministry said it was sanctioning those "who have seriously violated China's sovereignty."

Man Charged With Assault On Officer, As Seen In Viral Video From Capitol Riot

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Investigators say Connecticut resident Patrick Edward McCaughey III pinned an officer against a door during the Capitol insurrection.

Brown Girls Book Club Comes Together To Celebrate And Watch Historic Inauguration

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The group of women who've met for 25 years watched the event with tears and cheers. Some are, like Kamala Harris, graduates of Howard University and/or members of Harris' Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.

Biden Adviser Sees Local Answers To Boosting Mask Use, Speeding Up Vaccinations

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For two of the biggest obstacles to curbing the pandemic, it won't just be federal officials who will lead the way, says Dr. Celine Gounder, a member of President Biden's COVID-19 advisory board.

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Biden To End Trump Census Policy, Ensuring All Persons Living In U.S. Are Counted

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President-elect Joe Biden is set to reverse Trump's policy of excluding unauthorized immigrants from a key count that the Constitution says must include the "whole number of persons in each state."

Legacy Of President Trump's Travel Ban Will Be Hard For Biden To Erase

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President-elect Biden plans to end the Trump administration's travel ban on Muslim-majority countries on Day 1. But immigrant advocates say the lasting effects of the policy will be harder to undo.

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Pharmacist Accused Of Tampering With COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Charged With Misdemeanor

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Steven Brandenburg, the Wisconsin pharmacist who admitted to removing some 570 doses of the Moderna vaccine from cold storage last month, has been charged with attempted criminal damage to property.

Cremation Limits Lifted In LA Due To 'Backlog' As COVID-19 Deaths Skyrocket

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Air quality limits on cremations are temporarily suspended in Los Angeles because of increased demand due to COVID-19. Officials say the death rate is now more than double that of pre-pandemic years.