1. Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th president in Washington. But the inauguration looked very different than in years past, with social-distancing measures in place and tens of thousands of security forces blanketing the capital.                                            2.The United States has a new President and he’s bringing to the White House a spirit of change.  Joe Biden set to work dismantling many of his predecessor’s policies, ushering in sweeping changes to climate, health and immigration.                                                 3.The U.S. Democratic Party officially regained control of the Senate on Wednesday after three new senators were sworn in.  Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock won the run-off elections held in the state of Georgia earlier this month.  Alex Padilla filled the vacated seat of Vice President Kamala Harris.



January 21, Thursday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Yamamoto Miki