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Video shows Klete Keller in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. (Townhall Media/Julio Rosas)
After struggling with homelessness, the swimmer had found his footing, his former teammates believed. Then they saw video of him inside the Capitol, wearing a Team USA jacket.
After companies kicked President Trump off Twitter and shut down Parler, extremist groups are moving to encrypted chat apps like Telegram. 
The president had seized on the case to support his unfounded claims of a rigged election.
States were anticipating a windfall after federal officials said they would stop holding back second doses. But the policy had already changed, and no stockpile exists.
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The Transportation Security Administration said Friday it is conducting risk assessments on hundreds of people ahead of possible violent protests in Washington.
The vast majority of Americans say they oppose the actions of the Capitol rioters, and smaller majorities say President Trump bears responsibility and should be removed from office and disqualified from serving again, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll.
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The inauguration of President Abraham Lincoln at the Capitol, March 4, 1861. (Library of Congress)
The tense ceremony, on the eve of Civil War, was held on the east front of the Capitol, where a pro-Trump mob terrorized Congress and attacked police.
Cohen was a principal architect of Obama-era sanctions against Iran and Russia.
They’ve not been on Fox cable news shows since a legal pushback from the voting-technology companies they maligned.
Russia’s move leaves another foreign policy challenge for the incoming Biden administration.
British police officers open gates to let a vehicle enter as they maintain their usual level of security outside the Houses of Parliament on Thursday in London. (AP)
Metal detectors and other such security features are standard in many of the world’s government buildings.
Meng Wanzhou wants to lose the private security guards who accompany her on daytime excursions, arguing that they put her at increased risk of the coronavirus.
The 1923 Beer Hall Putsch is being invoked as a cautionary tale for Washington in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol.
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Environmentalists said the last-minute order meant the administration was flouting a court order to raise the fines.
Hundreds of people swarmed the 24/7 vaccination site on Thursday evening over a message that officials called "bogus."
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Wind advisories and high wind warnings are up in 13 states from the Gulf Coast to Canada. The storm will temper some before shuttling a line of downpours into the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast along a cold front overnight.
The National Federation of the Blind will form a task force to create “a safe, inclusive and welcoming culture free of sexual misconduct,” its president said.
The U.S. government has executed a drug trafficker for a series of slayings in Virginia in 1992, despite his recent infection.
Remembering Johnny’s Half Shell for Ann Cashion’s food, John Fulchino’s service — and a singular experience
Local bars and restaurants have cooked up commemorative dishes to help make your sofa feel more festive.
Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
The backlog for paper returns is large and likely to grow. The IRS received roughly 16 million paper individual returns last year and as of Dec. 25 had a backlog of 6.9 million unprocessed individual returns.
“This is not about giving money to Republicans and Democrats — this is about extremists,” Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs (D) said. 
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Wine sales are expected to be strong this year, particularly online.
French oil giant Total leaves over differences on subsidies for electric vehicles and carbon pricing.
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Married for 50 years to Fred Rogers, she inspired Queen Sara, the royal lady of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, and carried on his message of kindness.
The country star’s new double album overstays its welcome. But it’s perfect for Spotify.
After initially resisting the role, Odom is getting Oscar buzz as an actor and songwriter for the Regina King-directed film “One Night in Miami.”
The show, postponed at the National Gallery until 2023, reflects us in a state we may not want to face, but need to.
This spring, the star-studded show is being remade into six days of smaller events performed before live and virtual audiences.