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President Biden arrives ahead of his speech a joint session of Congress as Vice President Kamala Harris (L) and Speaker of the House U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi look on. Photo: Michael Reynolds - POOL/Getty Images

President Biden delivered a historic address before a joint session of Congress on Wednesday — the eve of his 100th day since taking office.

Driving the news: Vice President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) made history as the first women to lead the Senate and House during a president's congressional address. The event was also notable for having pandemic restrictions in place that included having virtual guests.

Republican South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott (C) arriving to deliver the GOP response to Biden's address at the U.S. Capitol. Photo: Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at the U.S. Capitol following Biden's address. Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images
Biden speaks with California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters following his address. Photo: Melina Mara/The Washington Post/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Biden addresses the joint session of Congress as Harris looks on. Photo: Jim Watson - POOL/Getty Images
The scene in the House chamber during Biden's address. Photo: Doug Mills/Pool/Getty Images
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts (L) and Sanders listen to Biden's address. Photo: Melina Mara/POOL/AFP via Getty Images
Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, of Kentucky, listens to Biden during his address. Photo: Melina Mara-Pool/Getty Images
Biden greets Republican Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney with a fist bump before his address. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Harris greets Pelosi ahead of Biden's arrival in the House. Photo: Jim Watson/Pool/Getty Images
Mark Milley, chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (L), speaking with Republican South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham before the joint session. Photo: Doug Mills/The New York Times/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Harris leads Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat, and McConnell through Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. Photo: Graeme Jennings-Pool/Getty Images

Editor's note: This article has been updated with new details throughout.

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In photos: Dixie Fire devastates "beloved" northern California town

Businesses burn as the Dixie fire tears through downtown Greenville, California on Aug. 4. Photo: Jash Edelson/AFP via Getty Images

Officials in the northern California town of Greenville on Thursday said they were at a loss for words to describe the widespread destruction left by the massive Dixie Fire, which razed businesses and homes Wednesday night.

What they're saying: "Our beloved small town of Greenville, CA faced our biggest nightmare," Plumas County Supervisor Kevin Goss wrote on Facebook. "Our historical buildings, families homes, small businesses, and our children's schools are completely lost."

Scoop: Inside a Kamala Harris crisis dinner

Vice President Harris boards Air Force Two in Mexico City in June. Photo: Hector Vivas/Getty Images

A group of the Democratic Party's most influential women met for dinner at a home in the nation’s capital last month to game out how to defend Vice President Kamala Harris and her chief of staff, Tina Flournoy, against a torrent of bad press.

Why it matters: It's telling that so early in the Biden-Harris administration, such powerful operatives felt compelled to try to right the vice president's ship.

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Spain's Alberto Ginés López wins first-ever Olympic gold in sport climbing

Alberto Ginés López of Spain during the sport climbing men's combined final. Photo: Maja Hitij/Getty Images

Spain's Alberto Ginés López on Thursday won the first-ever Olympic gold medal in combined sport climbing.

The big picture: American Nathaniel Coleman won the silver and Austria's Jakob Schubert took the bronze in the combined men's event.

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