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FBI releases photos of men accused of beating cop in Capitol siege

18 hours 6 min ago
The FBI on Sunday released photographs of seven suspects, all men, wanted for assaulting a police officer during a siege on the U.S. Capitol earlier this month as federal prosecutors announced more arrests.

Florida COVID-19 whistleblower to turn herself in to police

20 hours 6 min ago
Authorities in Florida have issued an arrest warrant for a former data scientist who says she was fired in May for refusing to manipulate the state's COVID-19 data.

Lindsey Graham calls on Senate to dismiss Trump impeachment article

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 23:21
Sen. Lindsey Graham called on the Senate to dismiss the article of impeachment against President Donald Trump for inciting an insurrection at the Capitol rather than carry on with a trial after he has left office.

Fauci: U.S. 'weeks away, not months away' from evaluating new vaccine candidates

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 21:49
Dr. Anthony Fauci said that the United States is "weeks away, not months away" from fully evaluating new COVID-19 vaccine candidates as President-elect Joe Biden seeks to inoculate 100 million Americans.

Biden team: Inauguration at Capitol building an 'incredibly important visual image'

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 19:47
President-elect Joe Biden's incoming White House Communications Director Kate Bedingfield confirmed his inauguration ceremony will be held on the west side of the Capitol building to send an "important visual image."

Persistent wintry weather to pester the northeastern U.S.

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 18:17
Winter lovers in the northeastern United States have been disappointed by a generally mild January thus far, but forecasters say a return to conditions more typical of the first month of the year is underway.

Powerball pot grows to $730M after no winner in Saturday's drawing

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 13:54
The Powerball jackpot has grown to an estimated $750 million, the fourth highest in the 28-year-history of the game, as no winner was announced from Saturday's drawing.

Biden to immediately issue slate of executive orders in first days in office

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 01:41
During his first week in office, President-elect Joe Biden intends to issue a slate of executive orders undoing key policy changes made under President Donald Trump's administration.

Kamala Harris to be sworn in to vice presidency by Sonia Sotomayor

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 23:49
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor at Wednesday's inauguration.

Rep. Lou Correa announces COVID-19 diagnosis

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 22:13
Rep. Lou Correa, D-Calif., announced Saturday that he has contracted COVID-19.

Capitol police arrest Va. man with fake ID, gun as officials brace for inauguration

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 21:50
Capitol police is Washington, D.C., said they arrested a Virginia man who tried to enter a restricted area and was found to have fake credentials and a loaded high-capacity magazine gun.

Nestlé recalls Hot Pockets that may be contaminated with glass, plastic

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 21:40
Nestlé Prepared Foods is recalling about 763,000 pounds of pepperoni Hot Pockets that may be contaminated with glass and hard plastic.

COVID-19: U.S. death toll nears 400,000 as states scramble to vaccinate

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 20:51
The United States' COVID-19 death toll may reach more than 400,000 before President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated Wednesday.

University of Maryland to pay $3.5M in death of Jordan McNair

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 20:26
The University of Maryland will pay a settlement of $3.5 million to the parents of a sophomore football player who died of heatstroke after a workout in 2018.

Biden fills out State Department, science adviser teams

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 19:32
President-elect Joe Biden on Saturday announced new members of his U.S. State Department team including former Obama-era officials and long-time diplomats, to serve undersecretary of state nominee Antony Blinken.

Trump administration executes Dustin Higgs

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 18:39
The U.S. government put to death Dustin Higgs early Saturday, concluding the Trump administration's effort to revive federal executions.

2 accused Capitol rioters ordered detained until trial

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 17:55
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has blocked a court order releasing an Arkansas man accused of entering House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office and stealing her mail during last week's attack on the U.S. Capitol.

HHS Secretary Alex Azar resigns citing Capitol riot

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 14:23
Alex Azar, chief of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, said the violence at the U.S. Capitol would "tarnish" the legacy of the Trump administration in his resignation letter.

Mega Millions grows to $850M after no winners Friday

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 13:46
The Mega Millions jackpot grew to an estimated $850 million after no one matched all six numbers in Friday's drawing.

Extreme Santa Ana wind event predicted in California

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 01:47
Gusty winds and almost summerlike warmth created dangerous conditions and elevated the fire danger to critical levels across parts of Southern California on Thursday evening into Friday.