Democracy Dies in Darkness
The internal report, which does not appear to have been shared widely with other agencies, was among the flags that experts say should have alerted officials to the risks.
Former Green Beret, outraged by Ashli Babbitt’s death and Trump’s defeat, challenged Capitol Police to duel.
A Trump-Pence sign outside a home near Aberdeen. (Kyle Grantham for The Post)
In Aberdeen, Md., the police chief’s son declared he had “stormed the Capitol,” prompting the same reckoning underway in communities across the country.
Trump loyalist Mike Lindell showed up at the White House on Friday with notes that raise alarming possibilities.
Derrick Evans was known for harassing people he deemed immoral or threatening. Usually, his targets were women or people of color.
Democrats are eager to punish President Trump for inciting the attack on the U.S. Capitol, but wary of a Senate trial dragging on too long and slowing President-elect Joe Biden’s agenda.
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A Senate report details failures in a Trump program that the Biden administration appears ready to drop.
Acting defense secretary Christopher C. Miller told reporters he can’t wait to leave his job in what appears to have been a joke in response to a question about Pentagon acquisition.
The Transportation Security Administration said Friday it is conducting risk assessments on hundreds of people ahead of possible violent protests in Washington.
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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 Interior Department has cut 3.4 million acres in critical habitat for the northern spotted owl, which faces extinction. (Getty Images)
His administration scaled back standards for equipment Americans use to heat their homes, habitat for the northern spotted owl, and protections for conservation lands in California and Utah.
The vote puts Armin Laschet in pole position ahead of September elections as Merkel steps away from power.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his government would reach out to other G-20 nations to seek a joint proposal on such bans, which he compared to the “Spanish Inquisition.”
The government agreed not to release census population data used for congressional apportionment or redistricting until after Wednesday's inauguration.  
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.
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Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
In an interesting twist, she found his take on their shared interests to be lacking in, well, substance.
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Wanda (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany) are superhero newlyweds. (Marvel Studios/Disney Plus)
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Their works assess the emotional and physical impact of confinement on artistic practice.