UNITED STATES: Twelve members of the National Guard removed from presidential inauguration role due to militia ties or being found to have posted extremist views online.
The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 400,000 in the waning hours in office for President Trump, whose handling of the crisis has been judged by public health experts to be a failure.
BREAKING: The U.S. has reached yet another grim milestone as the confirmed coronavirus death toll topped 400,000, just one day before President-elect Joe Biden is set to take the oath of office.
A United States of flags on the National Mall, as seen from the air via CNN's drone
JUST IN: More than 400,000 people in the US have died from Covid-19, new data shows. Nearly a quarter of them have died in the past month.