The quiet Sunday brought little relief to a city on edge from the deadly attack on the Capitol. Each day leading up to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden comes with fear of additional violence and ever more security.
The arrests occurred as the FBI ratchets up its investigation into the role extremist groups played in storming the Capitol, with authorities hoping to head off further violence around Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his government has agreed with a U.N. proposal to delay shipments of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to countries that had existing purchase agreements, in order to get more doses to poorer countries.
Alexei Navalny arrived from Berlin, where he was treated for a near-fatal poisoning in August. Navalny and his allies claim the attack was carried out by Russian security agents. Moscow denies the accusation.
Two-thirds of Americans approve of President-elect Joe Biden’s handling of the transition, but mixed confidence in his leadership on major issues presents a challenge for the new administration, a Washington Post-ABC News poll finds.
Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey agreed to ban Donald Trump from Twitter after tearful all-hands meetings, bitter dialogues and employee pushback. It was the biggest decision his company had ever faced.
Muriel E. Bowser held two news conferences in the hours during and after the riot, and in the following days, with near-silence from Trump administration about the attack, she spoke authoritatively to a nation hungry for information and reassurance.