In the wake of the January 6 protests at the Capitol, some 25,000 National Guard troops were dispatched to Washington, following Trump supporters' storming of the building to prevent Joe Biden's victory certification. The fears of mass demonstrations linger, as the House impeached Trump and charged him with "willful incitement of insurrection".
LONDON (Sputnik) - UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce on Monday a new international coalition to tackle the impact of climate change and set the agenda of the COP26 UN Climate Conference to be held in Glasgow, Scotland, in November, his office said in a statement.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Joe Biden has held telephone talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreeing on close cooperation, including in what concerns the global economic recovery and the pandemic, as well as foreign policy issues.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Argentine Vice President Cristina Kirchner said on Sunday that she received Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Some of the fencing in Washington DC that was put up ahead of US President Joe Biden’s inauguration has been removed, but the Capitol Hill area is still fenced off, a Sputnik correspondent reports.
The former president tested positive for the coronavirus during a routine check-up last week, according to his office, and has been under “medical supervision” ever since.
The uptick in hate crimes could be tied to the spread of conspiracy theories claiming Jews were "responsible" for the COVID-19 outbreak, and will likely continue even after the coronavirus pandemic is over.
The global coronavirus pandemic has so far infected 98,704,846 people worldwide and claimed the lives of 2,120,389, according to Johns Hopkins University's data for Sunday.