President Donald Trump wrapped up his term at the White House with a farewell video on his final day in office Tuesday.
Here are the ceremonial events taking place Wednesday, an inaugural day which is sure to be different than any other in United States history.
As inauguration day approaches, take a look back at previous ceremonies throughout history.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pointed his finger Tuesday at President Donald Trump for helping to spur the attack on the Capitol.
The Trump administration revoked an Obama-era federal rule that extended protections to transgender students, allowing them to use bathrooms and locker rooms according to their gender identities.
The resiliency, culture and heroism of Black Americans and the African diaspora will be the central theme of a virtual event Tuesday evening that will celebrate the nation’s diversity ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Kamala Harris, who was just the second Black woman senator representing California, confirmed the news on Monday.
Twitter temporarily suspended Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Green's account Sunday, saying that she repeatedly violated rules put in place after the riot at the U.S. Capitol.
While lots of details are still to be worked out, due to the pandemic and heightened Capitol security, this Jan. 20 is sure to be more subdued than prior inauguration days.
A group rallying at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul on Saturday was met with a large show of force by law enforcement agencies, amid safety concerns across the country.
Some capitols are closed, fences are up and extra police are in place at statehouses across the U.S. as authorities brace for potentially violent demonstrations over the coming days.
Harris will give no farewell Senate floor speech. The Senate is not scheduled to reconvene until Tuesday, the eve of Inauguration Day.
Uncertainty over the pace of federal COVID-19 vaccine allotments is triggering anger and confusion in some states.
Gov. Tim Walz is calling for a "robust conversation" regarding carrying long guns on Capitol grounds.
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is condemning the assault on the U.S. Capitol in his formal letter of resignation.
Arik Matson, the Waseca police officer who was nearly killed in the line of duty in 2020, is asking Minnesota lawmakers to lengthen prison sentences for anyone who tries to kill a cop.
The timing is not set and depends heavily on when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi decides to transmit the article of impeachment to the Senate.
Jaime Harrison, the former South Carolina Senate candidate and longtime Democratic Party official, is President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to lead the national party, according to multiple party officials.
President-elect Joe Biden is imminently expected to outline his plans for additional stimulus measures as the U.S. battles surging COVID-19 cases.
The House on Wednesday voted to impeach President Donald Trump for his role in the deadly U.S. Capitol siege by his supporters, making him the only president in U.S. history to be impeached twice.