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Yesterday was a historic day in the United States. Here are some of the top stories from around the country.
-In Washington D.C., Congress held a joint session to count the electoral votes and confirm Joe Biden as the nation’s 46th president.
-Biden was officially sworn in at a private ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, withChief Justice John Roberts administering the oath of office.
-In his first act as president, Biden signed an executive order reversing the Trump administration’s travel ban on several Muslim-majority countries.
-Biden also signed executive orders directing agencies to begin re-joining the Paris climate agreement and reversing the withdrawal from the World Health Organization.
-In his first speech as president, Biden called for unity and healing, saying “there is nothing we can’t do if we do it together.”
-Biden also announced a series of new initiatives, including a 100-day masking challenge and a goal of vaccinating 100 million Americans in his first 100 days in office.
-First Lady Jill Biden delivered remarks at a coronavirus memorial at Arlington National Cemetery, where she honor those who have lost their lives to the pandemic.
-Vice President Kamala Harris was also sworn in, becoming the first woman, first Black person, and first South Asian person to hold the office.
In the National section, we cover stories that affect Canadians from coast to coast. This includes everything from politics to weather and everything in between. Yesterday, we had a few major stories.
The first was the story of a woman who was sentenced to jail after she killed her husband. The second was a story about a teacher who was fired for having sex with a student. And the third was a story about a man who won the lottery.
Yesterday, in the news, a lot happened locally. A fire started in an apartment complex and quickly spread to the neighboring house. Two people were killed and several others were injured. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
There was a lot of international news yesterday. Here are some of the top stories:
– The United States and China trade war continued, with each country announcing new tariffs on the other’s goods.
– In the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Theresa May survived a confidence vote from her own party, but still faces challenges in getting her Brexit deal approved by parliament.
– In France, protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s policies continued for the fourth straight week.
– In Russia, a court sentenced opposition leader Alexei Navalny to 20 days in jail for staging an illegal rally.
It was a warm day across much of the country, with highs in the 80s and 90s from the Plains to the West Coast. A few areas saw record warmth, including Redmond, Oregon, which hit 100 degrees for the first time since 2015. The heat will continue for another day in the West before cooler air moves in for the weekend.
There was a lot of news in the sports world yesterday. In baseball, the New York Yankees won their game against the Boston Red Sox, and in basketball, the Golden State Warriors won their game against the Houston Rockets. In football, the Green Bay Packers beat the Detroit Lions.
In conclusion, yesterday was a big day for news. The president made a speech, there was a mass shooting, and a big storm hit the east coast.