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Jim Carrey as Joe Biden and Maya Rudolph as Kamala Harris on the latest "Saturday Night Live" cold open. Photo: Will Heath/NBC

The latest "Saturday Night Live" cold open tackled President Trump's projected election defeat — with Jim Carrey and Maya Rudolph giving their take on the victory speeches of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris delivered hours earlier.

Details: Carrey's Biden repeated the real Biden's pledge to be a "president for all Americans." A notable difference in the speeches was that Carrey's Biden quipped "there must be a winner and there must be a looooooooser," in a nod to the comedian's line in his 1994 movie "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective."

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  • "SNL" also imagined Trump's concession speech, as Alec Baldwin took on the president's baseless claims of widespread voter fraud.
  • In a nod to the "YMCA" becoming an anthem at the president's rallies, Baldwin's Trump tearfully sang another Village People hit, "Macho Man."

For the record: Comedian Dave Chappelle hosted "SNL" for the first time since just after Trump's 2016 presidential election win. The Foo Fighters performed on the show for the first time in 25 years.

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Flashback: Jim Carrey's Biden tells "spooky" Trump tale on "SNL"

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

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Inaugural address: Biden vows to be "a president for all Americans"

Moments after taking the oath of office, President Biden sought to soothe a nation riven by political divisions and a global pandemic, while warning that "we have far to go" to heal the country and defeat a "virus that silently stalks the the country."

Why it matters: From the same steps that a pro-Trump mob launched an assault on Congress two weeks earlier, the new president paid deference to the endurance of American political institutions.

Scoop: Leaked HHS docs spotlight Biden's child migrant dilemma

A group of undocumented immigrants walk toward a Customs and Border Patrol station after being apprehended. Photo: Sergio Flores/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Fresh internal documents from the Department of Health and Human Services show how quickly the number of child migrants crossing the border is overwhelming the administration's stretched resources.

Driving the news: In the week ending March 1, the Border Patrol referred to HHS custody an average of 321 children per day, according to documents obtained by Axios. That's up from a weekly average of 203 in late January and early February — and just 47 per day during the first week of January.

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Mounting emissions data paints bleak picture on Paris climate goals

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Researchers keep finding new ways to reveal that nations are together showing very few signs of getting on track to meet the Paris Agreement's goals.

One big question: That's whether a spate of recent analyses to that effect, and scientific reports coming later this year, will move the needle on meaningful new policies (not just targets).