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House impeachment managers are planning to send an article of impeachment to the Senate on Monday, alleging “incitement of insurrection” after a pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 in a violent riot that left five people dead.
The two parties have yet to agree how to operate the 50-50 chamber, gridlock that could imperil Biden’s entire early presidency, making it impossible for him to deliver on key promises as he contends with dueling crises.
The order reflects in part the shifting consensus in American politics away from free trade and toward direct government intervention to promote U.S. producers and manufacturers.
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The Washington Post Fact Checker’s database of Trump claims, originally launched as a project to track his first 100 days, offers a window into his obsessions.
The selfie photos that off-duty officers took inside the Capitol during the violent siege was a wake-up call for many who have denied the problem.
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Authorities said they have determined the attack was “targeted” and there may have been more than one shooter, but no suspects have been identified.
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A nurse administers a coronavirus vaccine in California on Jan. 15. (AFP/Getty Images)
Anthony S. Fauci, the government’s senior infectious-disease expert, also said he now believes the coronavirus variant first detected in the United Kingdom is more deadly and spreads faster.
López Obrador, 67, says he has “light” symptoms. He has frequently downplayed the pandemic, even as the virus has claimed nearly 150,000 lives in Mexico.
The decision comes two weeks after the nation’s third-largest school district called teachers and staff into classrooms and started to lock them out from remote work.
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Mexican president seen disregarding health guidelines throughout pandemic
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who has frequently minimized the severity of the pandemic, said on Jan. 24 that he tested positive for the virus.
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The suggestions are not necessarily the obvious policy measures at the forefront of political discussion.
On Jan. 24, the day before an impeachment article was set to be sent to the Senate, lawmakers discussed the upcoming trial for former president Donald Trump.
What has been portrayed as an integral part of the Senate process very much is not.
University students in Paris last week protest covid-19 restrictions under which university classroom lessons are not permitted. (EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
Tens of millions of Americans either have no qualms exacting such pain on strangers — or no idea about the misery Donald Trump’s travel bans caused and the severity of the immigration system that was already in place before he took office.
They came to the United Arab Emirates for work but say employment agencies trafficked them to Syria as maids.
The clash took place in Sikkim, hundreds of miles away from the ongoing standoff in Ladakh.
Ryu Hyun-woo is the second senior diplomat known to have defected in the past two years.
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Videos circulating on social media appear to show a police car, with lights and sirens on, plowing into numerous people in the crowd. Several people appear to hit the ground as the vehicle moves forward. It is not immediately clear how many people were hit.
Tensions between Cobb County, Ga., teachers and school district administration have boiled over since the deaths of three teachers from the virus.
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Bias in home valuations has contributed to the racial wealth gap.
Law enforcement officials are considering forgoing charges against those who went into the building but are not linked to violence, threats or destruction.
Cases also rising among National Guard troops who have been protecting the Capitol.
The District and the teachers union continue to spar over numbers and safety a week before schools open their doors to students and teachers.
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The chance for accumulation of snow and ice and slick roads increases as you head north and northwest of Washington this evening.
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Labor advocates found reasons for hope in the data, a deviation from decades of decline for union participation.
The reserves of the trust fund that pays retirement and survivor benefits will be unable to pay full benefits in 2034.
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Joseph Maldonado-Passage is serving time in federal prison. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)
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He steeled himself against being hurt by marrying someone he didn’t love 30 years ago.
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Set to debut on the YoungArts website on Monday at 8 p.m., “Together” features work by 18 artists, who were each commissioned to create a bird.
His aggressive moves were paired with deference to states’ rights, James Oakes writes.
He had several Top 10 hits in the 1950s, then struggled to recover after a skull fracture in the 1960s.