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Trump's coup failed – but US democracy has been given a scare
The president pulled every lever to stay in power. It didn’t work, but how would the US handle a closer election?

Julian Borger in Washington

25, Nov, 2020 @5:00 AM

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'This is not a third Obama term': Biden sits for his first post-election interview - as it happened
Biden emphasizes fight against the climate crisis while Kamala Harris hails ‘cabinet that looks like America’ – follow all the latest news

Maanvi Singh in San Francisco (now), Joanna Walters in New York and Martin Belam (earlier)

25, Nov, 2020 @2:04 AM

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Joe Biden says ‘this is not a third Obama term’ in first sit-down interview
Although his list of cabinet nominees included many Obama-era alumni, Joe Biden said the challenges facing him were unique

Maanvi Singh

25, Nov, 2020 @2:02 AM

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Theories abound over mystery metal monolith found in Utah
Structure compared to monolith featured in 2001: A Space Odyssey – and could it be the work of sculptor John McCracken?

Amanda Holpuch in New York

24, Nov, 2020 @10:26 PM

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Lame duck pardons turkey: Trump confronts reality at muted Thanksgiving event
At a much diminished White House ceremony, the president seemed to realise that his star has already begun to wane

David Smith in Washington

24, Nov, 2020 @10:19 PM

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'A cabinet that looks like America': Harris hails Biden's diverse picks
President-elect pledges global role, emphasises fight against climate crisis and says John Kerry will be America’s full-time climate leader

David Smith in Washington

24, Nov, 2020 @8:33 PM

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Joe Biden's cabinet picks: what we've learned from his choices so far
The president-elect has gone for experience and diversity in his first slate of picks – but it also doesn’t hurt to have worked for Obama

Martin Pengelly in New York

24, Nov, 2020 @5:50 PM

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Trump tentatively agrees to transition | First Thing
President says he will cooperate with transition after GSA declares Biden win, but insists he will continue to contest result. Plus, Biden announces cabinet

Molly Blackall

24, Nov, 2020 @11:13 AM

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Will New York's elite give Ivanka and Jared a warm welcome or the cold shoulder?
It looks as though the knives are out for the one-time power couple as they plan a return to their former city. But there may be some surprises yet

Edward Helmore in New York

24, Nov, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Helicopter pilot finds 'strange' monolith in remote part of Utah
State employee spotted mysterious metal structure amid red rocks while counting bighorn sheep

Amanda Holpuch in New York

24, Nov, 2020 @4:51 AM

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Trump agrees to begin transition as key agency calls Biden apparent election winner
President says he will continue to fight results as General Services Administration clears way for handover

Sam Levin and Maanvi Singh

24, Nov, 2020 @4:17 AM

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GSA says transition process can begin – as it happened
President tweets after General Services Administration tells president-elect process can start – follow all the latest news

Maanvi Singh (now), Joan E Greve and Martin Belam (earlier)

24, Nov, 2020 @3:09 AM

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