20 data highlights from Ist briefing by Biden Covid-19 team
  • 20 data highlights from Ist briefing by Biden Covid-19 team(07:36)
    By Nikhila Natarajan

    New York, Jan 28 (IANS) With a 60 minute briefing on Wednesday, the Joe Biden administration marked the return of the country's finest medical professionals to top of the heap in taking on the challenge of Covid-19's deadly rampage in the US which is likely to claim 90,000 lives in the next four weeks alone.

Democrats fight off challenge to Trump trial, may lack votes to convict
  • Democrats fight off challenge to Trump trial, may lack votes to convict(09:12)
    By Arul Louis

    New York, Jan 27 (IANS) Five Republicans joined Democrats to fight off a challenge to the impeachment trial of former US President Donald Trump voting down a fellow-Republican's attempt to block it, but the vote also showed that the attempt to convict him could fail.

Biden, Putin speak over phone on arms control, Ukraine
Huge relief for spouses of H1B workers, Biden nixes Trump plan to kill H4 work permits (Ld)
200 million extra doses: Biden-led Covid-19 turnaround kicks off
  • 200 million extra doses: Biden-led Covid-19 turnaround kicks off(04:10)
    By Nikhila Natarajan

    New York, Jan 27 (IANS) Within seven days of taking over as US president, Joe Biden on Tuesday declared that his government is "working to purchase" a total of 200 million additional doses of two authorised vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna which will be enough to vaccinate 300 million Americans by late summer this year.

Biden admin giving states 17% boost in vaccine supply next week
Blinken, Biden's pick for Secretary of State, gets Senate nod
Biden appoints 2 Indian Americans to leadership posts at US mission to UN
Anyone who wants Covid vaccine could get it 'this Spring': Biden
  • Anyone who wants Covid vaccine could get it 'this Spring': Biden(20:26)
    By Nikhila Natarajan

    New York, Jan 26 (IANS) US President Joe Biden's underpromise-overdeliver strategy on Covid-19 vaccine allocation landed its most optimistic message yet, pointing to vaccination for any American who wants a shot by "this Spring".

House delivers Trump impeachment article to Senate (Ld)
  • House delivers Trump impeachment article to Senate (Ld)(08:54)
    By Arul Louis

    New York, Jan 26 (IANS) A team from the US House of Representatives ceremoniously walked across the Capitol, along the path of the mayhem that rocked Congress on January 6, to the Senate chamber and presented the chargesheet accusing former President Donald Trump of inciting the deadly riots.

US Senate confirms Yellen as first female Treasury Secretary
Biden moves to repeal Trump's transgender military ban
'Trump worst president ever' banner flown near Mar-a-Lago
Ex-Nikki Haley lawyer to defend Trump in impeachment trial
  • Ex-Nikki Haley lawyer to defend Trump in impeachment trial(07:44)
    By Nikhila Natarajan

    New York, Jan 25 (IANS) A lawyer who helped clear Indian American Republican politician Nikki Haley of ethics charges nearly a decade ago is the man in charge of defending Donald Trump in his upcoming Senate impeachment trial.

See you at your trial: Big decision looms for Harris on Trump impeachment trial
  • See you at your trial: Big decision looms for Harris on Trump impeachment trial(07:34)
    By Nikhila Natarajan

    New York, Jan 25 (IANS) Impeachment politics is moving fast. America's political pundits are all over the map on whether US Vice President Kamala Harris should, should not or could preside over the impeachment trial of former US president Donald Trump who is currently in Florida, licking his wounds and lawyering up.

RAPID FIRE

IANS NEWS QUICK TAKES