Congresswoman Deb Haaland has been approved by the US Senate to serve as cabinet secretary in the Biden administration.
A person is admitted to hospital in the UK every 30 seconds, UK officials have said.
Kamala Harris makes history today as the first woman to ever be VP, but she has interesting climate credentials too.
Overwhelmed customs services and IT problems in the UK are to blame for trade disruption under post-Brexit rules, say companies and authorities in France.
The building is flanked by a school and a nursing home in Spain's capital. Residents from the latter were being evacuated shortly after the blast, according to eyewitnesses.
The annual ritual, called Daikan Misogi, is held at the coldest time of the year, based on a traditional lunisolar calendar.
Villagers in Kamala Harris' ancestral village of Thulasendrapuram in southern India hold special prayers and burst firecrackers, ahead of the inauguration ceremony in Washington DC.
Trump's statue "cost a lot of hair", laughs the museum's director-general.
The executive order will take 30 days to come into effect and was one of 17 signed by Biden on his first day in office.
The government of Uzbekistan has surprised international economists by announcing plans to forge ahead in 2021 with its ambitious privatisation plans, despite the global Covid-19 pandemic.