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FAA Cracks Down On Unruly Airline Passengers Ahead of Biden Inauguration

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 21:16

After incidents of Trump supporters engaging in threatening and disruptive behavior on flights to and from Washington, D.C., last week, the FAA enacts a "zero tolerance" policy.

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New Charges In Flint Water Crisis, Including Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 20:23

At least a dozen people died and more than 80 people fell ill after untreated water from the Flint River caused lead to leach from old pipes, poisoning the water system city residents relied on.

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California To Vaccinate Residents 65 Or Older Against COVID-19

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 19:20

California is joining some other states in lowering the age of eligibility. It has distributed just shy of 900,000 doses and has more than 2 million doses on hand.

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Why Didn't The FBI And DHS Produce A Threat Report Ahead of The Capitol Insurrection?

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 19:16

The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security wrote detailed threat assessments before Black Lives Matter demonstrations last summer, but offered only general warnings before the events on Jan. 6.

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The House Has Impeached Trump Again. Here's How House Members Voted

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 17:17

Ten Republican House members joined with all Democrats to impeach the president for a second time.

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Man Photographed In 'Camp Auschwitz' Sweatshirt During U.S. Capitol Riot Is Arrested

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 17:02

Robert Packer was identified by law enforcement as the bearded, long-haired person who wore the black sweatshirt with a skull and crossbones graphic. He was taken into custody in Newport News, Va.

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House Impeaches Trump A 2nd Time, Citing Insurrection At U.S. Capitol

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 16:38

Just one week before he will leave office, Trump has now become the first U.S. president to be impeached twice.

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U.K. Variant Could Drive A New Surge In The U.S., Experts Warn

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 16:29

It appears to be 50% more infectious, and researchers predict the new coronavirus variant could start to dominate in the U.S. by March. The time to prepare is now, they say.

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About 20,000 National Guard Members To Deploy For Inauguration, Officials Say

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 15:05

"I think you can expect to see somewhere upwards of beyond 20,000 members of the National Guard that will be here in the footprint of the District of Columbia," D.C. Police Chief Robert Contee said.

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State Capitals Tighten Security Amid Threat Of Armed Protests Ahead Of Inauguration

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 14:43

The FBI is warning of protests and potential violence in all 50 state capitals ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. On Wednesday, Trump urged that there be no violence of any kind.

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GOP Leader McCarthy: Trump 'Bears Responsibility' For Violence, Won't Vote To Impeach

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 14:32

The Republican House Minority Leader, who encouraged the president to call for calm during the pro-Trump attack on the Capitol last week, blamed Trump but said he would be more in favor of a censure.

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Opposing Remarks: Pelosi And Jordan Give Their Parties' Opening Statements

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 14:24

The House speaker said President Trump "must go," as GOP defender Rep. Jim Jordan charged Democrats "want to cancel the president" in Wednesday's impeachment debate. Watch video of their statements.

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Federal 'Strike Force' Builds Sedition Cases Against Capitol Rioters. Will It Work?

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 14:11

Seditious conspiracy is among the more serious federal charges prosecutors are looking at for some U.S. Capitol rioters. Some legal experts caution against going down that road.

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'Black Radical' Traces The Life And Legacy Of Activist William Monroe Trotter

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 13:33

Trotter was a Black newspaper editor in the early 20th century who advocated for civil rights by organizing mass protests. Historian Kerri Greenidge tells his story in her new book.

Listen Live: Special Coverage Of Impeachment Proceedings

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 12:22

The article cites "incitement of insurrection," charging that Trump's comments to supporters on Jan. 6 led to a violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

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Citing 'Opportunity To Move Forward,' Rep. Cole Urges Against Impeaching Trump

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 11:26

"I can think of no action the House can take that is more likely to further divide the American people," Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., said during debate over impeaching President Trump.

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'Many Of Us Narrowly Escaped Death': Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Recounts Capitol Insurrection

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 11:12

The New York Democrat shared that she felt unsafe in the secure room where she was held with other lawmakers while the Capitol was under lockdown.

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Amazon Says Parler Systematically Unwilling To Remove Violent Content

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 10:54

Parler sued Amazon Web Services after the cloud service booted it off public Internet.

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Airbnb Is Canceling All Reservations In Metro D.C. During Inauguration Week

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 10:48

The company also said it has banned "numerous individuals" that it found to be associated with hate groups or involved in criminal activity at the Capitol.

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New York City Cancels Contracts With Trump Organization

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 10:40

Mayor Bill de Blasio said President Trump "incited a rebellion" and New York City "will not be associated with those unforgivable acts in any shape, way or form."

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