The "Field of Flags" is pictured on the National Mall as the US Capitol Building is prepared for the inauguration ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on January 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. - President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn into office January 20, 2021.
‘History Being Made’: Michigan Reacts to the Biden-Harris Inauguration
A new chapter in American history began Wednesday, Jan. 20, and watching that new beginning brought Michiganders to tears.
Michigan families and leaders celebrated the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday—and took plenty of photos to commemorate the historic day.
PHOTOS: How Families and Leaders From MI to DC Celebrated America’s New Chapter

From winter gear to brave the cold on the US Capitol steps to cozy home celebrations, Michiganders are celebrating the beginning of the next chapter of American history.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced new guidance for schools Jan. 8 to keep students, staff and communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic while providing the in-person instruction that is crucial to learning and development.
Gov. Whitmer’s Coronavirus Relief Aims to Help Address Coronavirus Learning Loss

The struggles to teach during the pandemic have left kids behind. A key part of Gov. Whitmer's new relief proposal is getting those kids back on track.

Long-term care patient Carlos Alegre receives the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine from licensed vocational nurse Virgie Vivar at Birch Patrick Skilled Nursing Facility at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center on December 21, 2020 in Chula Vista, California. 72-year-old Alegre is the first patient to receive the vaccine in San Diego County. Long-term care patients and frontline workers are among those in the CDC’s highest priority group for vaccination.
On the Ground With the Michigan Health Workers Administering the Vaccine

Workers at Beaumont Health know that history turns on this moment. The work they're doing is ending the worst health crisis in a century. Here's their message to Michigan.

President Joe Biden speaks during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.
A Michigander’s Guide to President Biden’s First 100 Days

President Joe Biden has a lot of priorities for his first 100 days in office, from vaccinating 100 million Americans to the Equality Act. We show how five of those will impact Michigan.

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13 Lies You’ve Been Told About the COVID Vaccine

No, your brain won’t be microchipped, and no, you won’t get COVID-19 by taking the vaccine. Here's what you should know in Michigan.

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Biden’s First 100 Days: These Moms Want Him to Focus on Undoing the Damage Inflicted by the Trump Administration

“I'd like to see him respond to the pandemic in an educated way. I don't need him to solve COVID, but I'd like to see him respond to it thoughtfully vs. ignore it or call it fake news.”

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks during an event at The Queen theater, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
This Inauguration Week Event Celebrates the Resiliency of Black Americans

The “We Are One” virtual celebration will feature music, guest speakers, and performances from America’s famed HBCU marching bands as the country celebrates this historic inauguration of the Biden-Harris administration.

A researcher at Aalborg University looks at samples from behind a safety screen during the screening and analysis of all positive Danish coronavirus samples for the virus variant cluster B117 from the United Kingdom, in Aalborg, Denmark on January 15, 2021, during the ongoing novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. - The B117 coronavirus strain, which emerged in Britain late last year, has been shown to be between 40 and 70 percent more contagious than variants which have spread previously.
Michigan Needs More Vaccines to Fight New Coronavirus Variants

As it became clear the assistance states counted on from the federal government weren’t coming, Michigan diagnosed its first case of the more infectious B.1.1.7 strain of COVID.