During Alex Azar's time serving as US health secretary, more than 390,000 people in the US have died from COVID-19.
The Justice Department revealed charges accusing a Libyan bomb expert in the 1988 explosion of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, an attack that killed 259 people in the air and an additional 11 on the ground.
Millions of Americans hit by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic will now receive financial help after Republicans and Democrats agreed on a long-overdue relief package.
A major snowstorm has rolled into the northeast of the United States, just days after the start of a coronavirus vaccine campaign in the country, and amid a continuing surge in cases.
Dry ice, shipping labels and packing tape were on hand as workers in face masks and gloves prepared the packages of vaccine doses.
Police said the driver, a woman, was stopped near the area. She was taken into custody and questioned. It's not clear whether she will face charges.
Protesters are also angry over labour issues and media freedom.