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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.
D.C. officers describe being battered by flagpoles, beaten with their own clubs and choked by bear spray as they defended the U.S. Capitol.
The insurrection set off a wave of resignations and attempts at distancing among administration officials and advisers.
President-elect Joe Biden’s proposal includes more than $1 trillion in direct relief to families and $350 billion in emergency funds for state, local and tribal governments. He is aiming to get GOP support, although the price tag is likely to be too high for many Republicans to accept.
The Trump administration has balked at providing access to information and failed to consult with its successors on issues such as vaccine distribution.
Cohen was a principal architect of Obama-era sanctions against Iran and Russia.
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The country has access to up to 414 million doses for a population of 38 million. The United States is vaccinating people three times as fast.
Pfizer and Moderna have been working to increase production and reporting success, but supply will fall short of global demand. Other vaccine companies are lagging on manufacturing.
The funding would create a national vaccination program, expand testing, hire public health workers and help detect new virus strains.
While wealthy nations move forward with mass vaccinations, options for many developing countries are limited.
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Biden announces his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan, including stimulus checks
President-elect Joe Biden revealed his $1.9 trillion emergency relief plan on Jan. 14, which included aid to American families, businesses and communities.
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Russia’s move leaves another foreign policy challenge for the incoming Biden administration.
U.S. authorities said Cienfuegos helped a cartel ship thousands of kilos of drugs to America.
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Many opposed to China’s repression, including in Taiwan, put their faith in the U.S. leader — but overlook his undemocratic actions.
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.
Bidzina Ivanishvili said he’s stepping away at the height of his influence to focus on philanthropy.
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At left, Trump supporters storm the Capitol on Jan. 6. At right, demonstrators protest outside of the White House on June 1 after George Floyd’s death. (Evelyn Hockstein for The Post; Getty Images)
Two demonstrations, at the most prominent symbols of democracy in the nation’s capital, highlight the divisions President Trump has stoked and the disparate treatment of Black and White people by law enforcement.
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.
IMF leader Kristalina Georgieva backed more stimulus as the pandemic goes ‘from bad to worse.’
After falling to a historic low, the 30-year fixed-rate average jumped to 2.79 percent this week.
Samsung is doing an about-face on high flagship phone prices while it tries to zoom ahead of Apple in cameras.
Betsy Hebron-Marks, owner of A Touch of Class Caterers, in the kitchen she has not used since March in Capitol Heights, Md. (Deb Lindsey for The Post)
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.
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