Audrey Carlsen

President Trump has become the only president in U.S. history to be impeached twice.

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives delivered the historic rebuke to Trump on Wednesday afternoon — exactly one week after his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol building in a rampage that led to five deaths, including that of a Capitol Police officer.

The Democratic-controlled House approved a resolution Tuesday night calling on Vice President Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment of the Constitution to assume the powers of the presidency.

Updated on Jan. 15 at 10:25 p.m. ET

President-elect Joe Biden has assembled his inner circle of advisers and Cabinet officials ahead of Inauguration Day.

Now, he's waiting on Congress to confirm his nominees — particularly those involved in key national security and economic positions.

Updated on Jan. 12 at 10:20 a.m. ET

The coronavirus pandemic for months has upended the daily work of Congress, which has seen a series of outbreaks.

Most recently, the Jan. 6 violent insurrection at the Capitol forced members to cluster together in rooms for several hours. Some House Republicans were seen not wearing masks during the ordeal, and refusing to do so.

Wildfires near cities have become commonplace in the Western United States, but this year the reach and intensity of the dangerous air pollution they produce has been the worst on record.

Many Americans in populous, urban areas endured smoke for longer than previous years. Some places experienced very unhealthy or hazardous air from wildfires for the first time ever recorded.