The United States got new leaders yesterday as President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in. Mr. Biden is planning a rapid change from many of the plans followed by Ex-President Donald Trump.
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As people around the world tune in to see President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris sworn in on Wednesday, 22-year-old poet Amanda Gorman will be getting a huge amount of attention.
Yesterday, the US House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for his part in encouraging the rioters who attacked the US Capitol last Wednesday. It's the first time a president has been impeached twice.
The world is still struggling to understand and respond to last Wednesday's attack on the US Capitol by rioting supporters of US President Donald Trump. Many people are focused on holding Mr. Trump responsible for his part in the event.
Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol building violently yesterday as Congress met to count the votes of the Electoral College. The mob was encouraged to go to the Capitol by Mr. Trump.
Two runoff elections held in Georgia yesterday will decide which party controls the US Senate. If Republicans win just one of the seats, they'll remain in control of the Senate, allowing them to limit the plans of President-elect Joe Biden.
In today's news roundup, the US government and other governments and companies around the world struggle to understand the damage from a massive computer attack, and Sesame Street creates special Muppets to help Rohingya refugee children.
Today NFK looks at several strong storms around the world. Yesterday, Fiji was hit by Cyclone Yasa, a strong snowstorm in the US Northeast dumped heavy snow across a wide area, and massive snows in Japan left over 1,000 cars stuck on a highway.
Yesterday, Margaret Keenan became the first person to get the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine. It was the first step in a massive project to vaccinate tens of millions of people in the United Kingdom in just a few months.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…the father of Japan's Princess Mako approves her wedding, but problems remain, South Korea passes a "BTS Law" just in time, and US President-elect Biden breaks his foot while playing with his dog.
On Monday, US President Donald Trump's government finally made the first official steps toward accepting President-elect Joe Biden as the next US president. The move will provide resources like money and information to make the change of presidents smoother.