DETROIT – Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by a historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil.
“With the campaign over, it’s time to put the anger and the harsh rhetoric behind us and come together as a nation,” Biden said. “There’s nothing we can’t do if we do it together.”
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Metro Detroit weather: Record-breaking high temps, Saturday
Saturday night will be crystal clear, with lows in the mid 40s (8 degrees Celsius), and a very light wind from the south.
Expect mostly sunny skies Sunday, with highs near 70 degrees (21 degrees Celsius).
4 Fast Facts
- Police are looking for two missing teens who ran away from a Detroit mental health hospital. Click here to read more.
- Detroiters gathered to celebrate high voter turnout for the 2020 General Election following Biden’s projected victory. Click here to read more.
- Republican Michigan lawmakers have issued a subpoena to election officials for election records in an effort to investigate the state’s ballot-counting process. Click here to read more.
- Kamala Harris becomes the first Black woman and person of South Asian descent to be elected vice president. Click here to read more.