Kamala Harris

US Air Force airmen guide evacuees aboard a US Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan

G-7 agrees on conditions to recognize and work with the Taliban

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G-7 leaders agree on conditions to recognize and work with the Taliban, but fail to persuade President Joe Biden to extend the US troop withdrawal date from Afghanistan. Also, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett will meet with President Biden for talks in Washington on Thursday. And Algeria has cut diplomatic ties with Morocco.

Vice president Kamala Harris, in a blue suit, speaks to reporters

Vice President Kamala Harris calls situation at the US-Mexico border ‘tough’ during visit there

A box containing stacks of cash with a 50 note stack from New Zealand on top

Hundreds arrested in massive global crime sting

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Harris at the podium in Guatemala on a diplomatic visit

Addressing migration requires long-term commitment, says analyst on Harris visit to Guatemala

Merkel stands at a podium flanked by two German flags.

Merkel reverses plan for strict Easter lockdown in Germany

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The US National Mall is shown covered in flags with the Washington Monument in the distance and the Marine One helicopter flying past.

Inauguration Day for Biden-Harris; Biden to sign 15 executive orders upending Trump-era policies; Trump’s flurry of pardons

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Today is Inauguration Day — Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be sworn in at noon as the 46th president and vice president of the United States. On Day One, Biden announced plans to sign at least 15 executive orders, upending a broad range of Trump-era policies.

Biden and Harris wear masks, clasp hands, and Harris points at Biden, smiling with her eyes.

Biden-Harris ticket highlights historic stance on climate and environmental justice

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Former Vice President Joe Biden’s choice of Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate made history and highlighted the campaign’s focus on environmental justice.