Democracy Dies in Darkness
Unsealed court documents allege some who attacked the Capitol communicated as they breached opposite sides of the building and talked about hunting for lawmakers to make “citizen’s arrests.”
The service members include at least two with possible sympathies for anti-government groups and others flagged following a background check, officials said.
Less than a day before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, it remains unclear when his nominees will be confirmed, when President Trump’s impeachment trial will begin, or how the Senate will manage a 50-50 divide.
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Joe Biden won’t get to have these traditional parties, where the symbolism resonates beyond the dance floor.
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Downtown D.C. is a fortress as inauguration nears
The heart of the nation’s capital is a maze of fences, concrete barriers and security checkpoints ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20.
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Some in the caravan were aware that President-elect Joe Biden was days away from taking office in D.C. and were hopeful that he would make it easier for migrants to enter the United States.
Relations are expected to improve with President Trump’s departure. But the pipeline project, supported by Canada, is a “toe stubber.”
Officials say they want to ease demands on students. A revision of the SAT is also planned.
It’s been an easy winter on the East Coast, but that’s not guaranteed to continue.
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a Trump administration rule on carbon dioxide emissions, effectively restoring President Obama's Clean Power Plan.
Damaging Santa Ana winds are ramping up across California, with gusts above hurricane force (74 mph) expected. Wildfire risks are "critical" in parts of the state.
Complaints over distribution is sparking friction among local leaders and forcing some jurisdictions in the Washington region to pause appointments.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) will release a fiscal 2022 budget that he says would include $750 payments to the state’s poorest residents.
Harris has lived in the city as a student, a senator and soon as a history-making vice president who is eager to be part of the community.
More than 180 countries across the globe have pushed for the International Monetary Fund to approve emergency financial backing for nations reeling from the devastating economic impact of the coronavirus.
During a private briefing Tuesday morning, industry officials said their expectations for successfully completing all the test objectives had been only “50/50.”
Mike Lindell, a major Republican donor, has repeatedly pushed false claims that widespread voter fraud cost President Trump the 2020 election.
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A heron, a shepherd and a rabbit all add to a sense of dazzling profusion and potential in Giovanni Bellini’s “St. Francis in the Desert.”
This Swiss Oscar submission paints a portrait of a woman trying to save her brother’s life.