How much can Joe Biden get done on the US economy?

By Natalie ShermanBusiness reporter, New York image copyrightReuters The social and economic devastation from the coronavirus pandemic helped win Joe Biden the White House – and his first months in office will be devoted to tackling it. While the country remains sharply divided, Mr Biden’s party has control of the House and a narrow majority

Capitol riots: How many arrests so far?

By Tara McKelveyBBC White House reporter image copyrightGetty Images It’s been nearly a week since the Capitol Hill riot – so how much progress have law enforcement made with bringing the perpetrators to justice? How many arrests so far? More than 160 case files have been opened and 70 people charged so far, said Michael

Trump impeachment process: Who are the key players?

image copyrightGetty Images image captionDemocrats, including Jamie Raskin (centre), are planning to impeach President Donald Trump in a vote on Wednesday The US House of Representatives is poised to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time over his alleged role in last week’s deadly assault on the Capitol. A vote on impeaching Mr Trump

Impeachment: Republicans begin to turn on Trump

media captionTrump: ‘Be careful what you wish for’ A race by Democrats to remove President Donald Trump from office is gathering momentum as some of his fellow Republicans begin to turn on him. The House of Representatives’ third most senior Republican, Liz Cheney, said she would vote to impeach Mr Trump over last week’s US

Is seeing your doctor on online working?

By Silvia MartelliBBC News, Washington DC image copyrightUniversal Images Group via Getty Images Telehealth has been around for years but never really took off – until the Covid-19 pandemic. As US health centres had to close their doors, seeing a doctor online became a real alternative to the in-person visits of old. As the country