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    Covid-19 Live Updates: U.S. Passes 12 Million Cases

    Here’s what you need to know: Lining up outside a testing center in New York City on Friday.Credit…Eduardo Munoz/Reuters The United States passed 11 million total coronavirus cases on Sunday, and its caseload has now soared past 12 million. New daily cases are approaching 200,000: on Friday, the country recorded more than 198,500, a record. […] More

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    Presidential Transition Live Updates: As Biden Moves Ahead, More in G.O.P. Acknowledge Trump’s Loss

    Here’s what you need to know: Senator Marsha Blackburn, a Republican of Tennessee, referred to Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris as “president-elect” and “vice-president elect” in an interview on ABC News on Friday.Credit…Jason Andrew for The New York Times President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. continued to overcome President Trump’s efforts to overturn the election […] More

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    Mnuchin Defends Decision to End Emergency Fed Funds: Live Updates

    Here’s what you need to know: “Congress trusted us with this money and we’re going to follow the law,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on CNBC. Credit…J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended his decision not to extend critical emergency lending facilities beyond year-end, insisting on Friday that he was following the intent […] More

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    Biden Live Updates: President-Elect to Meet with Congressional Leaders

    Here’s what you need to know: Video On Friday, Georgia election officials will certify that President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. won the state’s electoral votes after a hand recount was concluded.CreditCredit…Megan Varner/Getty Images ATLANTA — Georgia’s secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, will certify the state’s presidential election results on Friday, likely between 10 a.m. and […] More

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    Presidential Transition Live Updates: Georgia Completes Full Recount, Reaffirming Biden’s Win

    Here’s what you need to know: Election workers processing ballots during a recount in Lawrenceville, Ga., on Monday. President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. was the first Democrat to win Georgia since 1992.Credit…Megan Varner/Getty Images ATLANTA — After six days of hand-counting ballots, the Georgia secretary of state’s office reaffirmed on Thursday that President-elect Joseph R. […] More

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    Biden Says He Has Picked a Treasury Secretary: Live Updates

    Here’s what you need to know: President-elect Joseph R. Biden said on Thursday that he had made his selection for Treasury secretary and would soon announce his pick.Credit…Ruth Fremson/The New York Times President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. said on Thursday that he had chosen his nominee for Treasury secretary and that he would announce the […] More

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    Biden Live Updates: Latest News on President-Elect

    Here’s what you need to know: A Trump supporter carried a firearm as he took part in a “Stop the Steal” protest at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix last week.Credit…Jim Urquhart/Reuters President Trump’s false accusations that voter fraud denied him re-election are causing escalating confrontations in swing states across the country, leading to threats […] More

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    Crooked Kelly Loeffler violates Senate ethics rules on live television

    Sen. Kelly Loeffler, installed by voter-suppressing Republican Gov. Brian Kemp in 2020 as a U.S. senator after Johnny Isakson resigned due to health reasons, is in one of two Georgia Senate runoffs. Her less-than-a-year record is only remarkable in how quickly she was able to prove to the world that she is a corrupt POS. Her […] More

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    Markets Gain on Vaccine Hopes: Live Business Updates

    Here’s what you need to know: A coronavirus testing site in Costa Mesa, Calif. Optimism about effective vaccine trials has helped lift the S&P 500 index by more than 10 percent this month.Credit…Patrick T. Fallon/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Stock markets in the United States were set to open higher on Wednesday, futures indicated, as hopes […] More

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    DealBook Live Updates: Jamie Dimon Speaks

    Here’s what you need to know: On Day 2 of the DealBook Online Summit, we will hear from more top leaders from business, policy and culture on the world’s economic challenges, innovation in the age of Big Tech and the role of corporations in addressing racial inequality. Here is the lineup (all times Eastern): 9:15 […] More

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    Joe Biden-Trump Transition News: Live Updates

    Here’s what you need to know: Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected be nominated Wednesday to lead a thin Democratic majority in the House.Credit…Michael A. McCoy for The New York Times As Democrats’ election losses continue to pile up, Speaker Nancy Pelosi is preparing to lead what may be the slimmest House majority in nearly two […] More

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    Presidential Transition Live Updates: Trump Fires Official Who Disputed Baseless Claims of Election Fraud

    Here’s what you need to know: There had been speculation that Christopher Krebs was high on President Trump’s list of officials to be fired after his agency, known as CISA, released a statement last week that the 2020 election “was the most secure in American history.”Credit…Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press President Trump on Tuesday night fired his […] More

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