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Video shows Klete Keller in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. (Townhall Media/Julio Rosas)
After struggling with homelessness, the swimmer had found his footing, his former teammates believed. Then they saw video of him inside the Capitol, wearing a Team USA jacket.
After companies kicked President Trump off Twitter and shut down Parler, extremist groups are moving to encrypted chat apps like Telegram. 
The president had seized on the case to support his unfounded claims of a rigged election.
States were anticipating a windfall after federal officials said they would stop holding back second doses. But the policy had already changed, and no stockpile exists.
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The Transportation Security Administration said Friday it is conducting risk assessments on hundreds of people ahead of possible violent protests in Washington.
Democrat Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. became the nation’s longest-serving state senate president, presiding for 33 years over his chamber in the General Assembly.
A U.S. military helicopter lands on a field outside the governor’s palace during a high-level visit in June 2019 in Maidan Shar, Afghanistan. (AFP/Getty Images)
The drawdown comes despite Congressional opposition to the move.
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Decoding the historical flags co-opted by Capitol rioters
Some of the flags seen during the Jan. 6 Capitol siege symbolize support for far-right causes, white supremacy and anti-government militias.
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The inauguration of President Abraham Lincoln at the Capitol, March 4, 1861. (Library of Congress)
The tense ceremony, on the eve of Civil War, was held on the east front of the Capitol, where a pro-Trump mob terrorized Congress and attacked police.
Cohen was a principal architect of Obama-era sanctions against Iran and Russia.
They’ve not been on Fox cable news shows since a legal pushback from the voting-technology companies they maligned.
Russia’s move leaves another foreign policy challenge for the incoming Biden administration.
British police officers open gates to let a vehicle enter as they maintain their usual level of security outside the Houses of Parliament on Thursday in London. (AP)
Metal detectors and other such security features are standard in many of the world’s government buildings.
The country has access to up to 414 million doses for a population of 38 million. The United States is vaccinating people three times as fast.
Meng Wanzhou wants to lose the private security guards who accompany her on daytime excursions, arguing that they put her at increased risk of the coronavirus.
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As part of its plan to reorganize in Texas, the National Rifle Association said it would declare bankruptcy, though the organization said it is at the strongest financial position in its history. The New York attorney general has sought to dissolve the organization for violating its nonprofit status.
Environmentalists said the last-minute order meant the administration was flouting a court order to raise the fines.
Citing coronavirus and security concerns, the country’s largest antiabortion gathering will take place online as a president who supports abortion rights takes office.
Hundreds of people swarmed the 24/7 vaccination site on Thursday evening over a message that officials called "bogus."
Remembering Johnny’s Half Shell for Ann Cashion’s food, John Fulchino’s service — and a singular experience
Local bars and restaurants have cooked up commemorative dishes to help make your sofa feel more festive.
Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
Blend 111 chef Andrés-Julian Zuluaga brings delicious sophistication to the cross-cultural restaurant in Vienna
The backlog for paper returns is large and likely to grow. The IRS received roughly 16 million paper individual returns last year and as of Dec. 25 had a backlog of 6.9 million unprocessed individual returns.
“This is not about giving money to Republicans and Democrats — this is about extremists,” Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs (D) said. 
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Wine sales are expected to be strong this year, particularly online.
French oil giant Total leaves over differences on subsidies for electric vehicles and carbon pricing.
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Married for 50 years to Fred Rogers, she inspired Queen Sara, the royal lady of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, and carried on his message of kindness.
The country star’s new double album overstays its welcome. But it’s perfect for Spotify.
After initially resisting the role, Odom is getting Oscar buzz as an actor and songwriter for the Regina King-directed film “One Night in Miami.”
The show, postponed at the National Gallery until 2023, reflects us in a state we may not want to face, but need to.
This spring, the star-studded show is being remade into six days of smaller events performed before live and virtual audiences.