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.”
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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.”
The government is on edge ahead of the Lunar New Year in mid-February, when millions of people in China typically travel to celebrate with friends and family.
As coronavirus pandemic intensifies, many colleges are starting classes online.
Social studies and civics teachers, who explain how government works, face an unprecedented task.
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.”
If confirmed, Cecilia Rouse would become the first Black official to head the Council of Economic Advisers, and only the fourth woman.
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He's groomed NFL stars and designed record-breaking offenses. But Tony Franklin has never been able to shut up and coach. And this time, he says, he's done for good.
While it’s possible this year’s final at-large team is qualitatively better than previous selections at the edge of the field, it’s also a fact that the 37th best at-large team is reaching the tournament for the first time.
Mets owner Steven Cohen said "there should be zero tolerance for this type of behavior" in announcing the firing.
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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.
The story collection arrives on the heels of Barry’s superb 2019 novel, “Night Boat to Tangier.”