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First lady Melania Trump stands next to the 2020 Official White House Christmas tree as it is presented on the North Portico of the White House, Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

White House still planning holiday parties, despite warnings

Nov. 23, 2020 4:51 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — All those warnings from public health officials begging Americans to limit gatherings this holiday season amid a surge in coronavirus cases aren't stopping the White House from planning a host of festivities and holiday parties in the midst of a pandemic. Monday's delivery of an...

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump watches as Donald Trump Jr. speaks at a campaign event at the Kenosha Regional Airport in Kenosha, Wis. A spokesman says President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., has been infected with the coronavirus.  The spokesman says the younger Trump learned his diagnosis earlier this week, has no symptoms and has been quarantining. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

Trump tweets Don Jr doing well after coronavirus infection

Nov. 21, 2020 9:29 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., is doing “very well” in quarantine after becoming infected with the coronavirus. “My son Donald is doing very well. Thank you!” the president tweeted, following Friday’s disclosure...

FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 file photo, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont speaks to reporters before surveying storm damage in the area in Westport, Conn. Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont is self-quarantining after his chief spokesperson tested positive for COVID-19, his administration announced late Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

The Latest: Connecticut governor is self-quarantining

Nov. 13, 2020 11:33 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont is self-quarantining after his chief spokesperson tested positive for COVID-19. The Democratic governor’s chief spokesperson, Max Reiss, identified himself as the senior staff member who had tested positive, in a release posted to Twitter late Friday. An...

President Donald Trump participates in a Veterans Day wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Trump's silent public outing belies White House in tumult

Nov. 12, 2020 1:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump spent 10 minutes in public Wednesday honoring America's war veterans — a veneer of normalcy for a White House that's frozen by a defeated president mulling his options, mostly forgoing the mechanics of governing and blocking his inevitable successor. Trump's...

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, left, and his wife, Candy Carson, walk on stage at a campaign rally for President Donald Trump at Oakland County International Airport, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, in Waterford Township, Mich. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

Trump election party draws scrutiny as guests test positive

Nov. 9, 2020 7:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least three top Trump administration or campaign officials have tested positive for COVID-19 after attending an election night watch party in the White House East Room. The night — intended to mark a victory that never came — has become yet another symbol of the...

A passer-by takes a selfie with an extra newspaper reporting on President-elect Joe Biden's win in the U.S. presidential election, in Tokyo Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020. The headline reads: “Mr. Biden Assured to win.”(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

World leaders hope for fresh start after Biden win

Nov. 8, 2020 4:43 AM EST

World leaders on Sunday cheered Joe Biden’s election as U.S. president as a chance to enhance cooperation on climate change, the coronavirus and other problems after four years of President Donald Trump's rejection of international alliances. Trump had yet to concede defeat, but Western and Asian allies...

President-elect Joe Biden gestures on stage after speaking, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

Biden defeats Trump for White House, says 'time to heal'

Nov. 7, 2020 10:33 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday and offered himself to the nation as a leader who “seeks not to divide, but to unify" a country gripped by a historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social...

A passer-by takes a selfie with an extra newspaper reporting on President-elect Joe Biden's win in the U.S. presidential election, in Tokyo Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020. The headline reads: “Mr. Biden Assured to win.”(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Many world leaders express hope, relief after Biden win

Nov. 7, 2020 10:28 PM EST

World leaders congratulated U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on his victory, cheering it as an opportunity to fortify global democracy and celebrating the significance of Americans having their first female vice president. Although President Donald Trump did not concede defeat, relief was a common theme expressed...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

The count goes on — with Biden on the cusp of presidency

Nov. 7, 2020 12:17 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden stood on the cusp of winning the presidency Friday night, three days after Election Day, as the long, exacting work of counting votes widened his lead over President Donald Trump in critical battleground states. High turnout, a massive number of mail-in ballots and...

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows arrives to hear President Donald Trump speak on election night in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump chief of staff Meadows diagnosed with COVID-19

Nov. 7, 2020 12:13 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's chief of staff Mark Meadows has been diagnosed with the coronavirus as the nation sets daily records for confirmed cases for the pandemic. Two senior administration officials confirmed Friday that Meadows had tested positive for the virus, which has killed more...