See images of the 59th inauguration, at which Joseph R. Biden and Kamala D. Harris became the new president and vice president of the United States.
Executive orders, issued to help the executive branch carry out its duties, have the force of law. They can be struck down by the courts or overwritten.
What is the difference between an executive order and a presidential memo? Plenty. We also review some famous executive orders U.S. presidents have signed.
President Biden says the United States will partner with other nations to tackle global challenges. See highlights from his inaugural address.
Joseph R. Biden took the oath of office at the U.S. Capitol on January 20 to become the 46th president of the United States.
Joe Biden’s inauguration, scaled back to avoid the spread of COVID-19, will include some time-honored features and creative re-imaginings of past events.
Joseph R. Biden Jr. will be sworn in as America's 46th president on January 20. Learn more about his experience and what he hopes to achieve in office.
The 11-week transition period between administrations allows new presidents to prepare and provides time for the Electoral College process.
U.S. presidential candidates have to win states to become president. Some states' choices are obvious, but others, the swing states, could go either way.