Israel Announces New Settler Homes, Risking Biden’s Anger

JERUSALEM — Israel on Monday advanced plans to build 800 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, a move that could strain ties with the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office announced the move,...

Biden to Speed Release of Coronavirus Vaccines

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden will release most available COVID-19 vaccine doses to speed delivery to more people, a reversal of the Trump administration's approach, his office said Friday. “The pre...

Biden Blames Trump for Violence at Capitol That’s Shaken US

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday denounced the rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol as “domestic terrorists” and he blamed President Donald Trump for the violence that has shaken the nation's capital and beyond. The riot by Trump supporter...

Biden Calls on Mob to ‘Pull Back,’ Urges Restoring Decency

President-elect Joe Biden called Wednesday for the restoration of “just simple decency” as a mob incited by his predecessor stormed the U.S. Capitol and delayed Congress from certifying the results of November's election in which Biden won the White House. ...

Trump Says He’ll ‘Fight Like Hell’ to Hold on to Presidency

DALTON, Ga. — With mounting desperation, Donald Trump declared he would “fight like hell” to hold on to the presidency and appealed to Republican lawmakers to reverse his election loss to Joe Biden when they convene this week to confirm the Electoral College v...