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In Pictures: National Guard troops arrive before US inauguration

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Washington, DC, is on high alert after the storming of the US Capitol and with a week left of Trump's term.
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Photos show National Guard in halls, surrounding US Capitol ahead of impeachment hearing, inauguration

Photos show National Guard in halls, surrounding US Capitol ahead of impeachment hearing, inauguration

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Following a rally turned violent riot at the U.S. Capitol last week, security was at an all-time high ahead of Wednesday's impeachment hearings and will remain that way until President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Jan. 20.
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Threat level at Capitol ‘very high' one week after rioting by Trump-incited MAGA supporters: U.S. Defense Dept

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U.S. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy on Tuesday approved the request by federal and local authorities for armed Guardsmen to support law enforcement protecting the Capitol.
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Five-time Olympic medalist swimmer Klete Keller deletes social media accounts amid uproar after being spotted at US Capitol riots

Five-time Olympic medalist swimmer Klete Keller deletes social media accounts amid uproar after being spotted at US Capitol riots

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US Olympian Klete Keller has deleted social media accounts in which he regularly posted in support of Donald Trump, reacting after he was spotted participating in online video footage from last week's deadly riots at the Capitol.
Keller, who represented the United States at three successive Olympic Games between 2000 and 2008, was identified inside the Capitol Rotunda alongside throngs of other Trump supporters in the scenes which have drawn widespread criticism from both the domestic and international communities.
The 6ft 6in athlete was partially identified by the 'Team USA' jacket he...
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Explainer: Where does the US stand one week after Capitol riot?

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Biden assumes office in one week and authorities are increasing security in the US ahead of planned armed protests.
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US-China tensions threaten global climate change efforts

US-China tensions threaten global climate change efforts

China and the United States are the world's No. 1 and No. 2 carbon polluters, respectively, pumping out nearly half of the fossil fuel fumes that are warming the planet's... Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Poll finds Granite Staters believe health care should be...

NH Primary Source: Poll finds Granite Staters believe health care should be top legislative issue

A polling firm that bills itself as unbiased and has been conducting a series of state-based polls on health care, workers' issues, taxes and COVID-19 is releasing its New... Read more ...

Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes

Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes

A San Diego judge said Kellen Winslow II preyed on especially vulnerable women, including a homeless woman and an unconscious teen. Read more ...

Motorcyclist killed in head-on DUI crash, CHP North Sac says

Motorcyclist killed in head-on DUI crash, CHP North Sac says

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Ethics concerns led to criminal referral involving former transportation...

Ethics concerns led to criminal referral involving former transportation secretary Elaine Chao

Investigators said Chao used government employees to perform private tasks, some of which were meant to aid her father. Read more ...

High school hoops highlights: Elkhorn North wins first game at state in...

High school hoops highlights: Elkhorn North wins first game at state in school history

For the first time ever, Elkhorn North has won a game in the state tournament. Read more ...

Texas power grid CEO is fired following widespread outages during winter storms

Texas power grid CEO is fired following widespread outages during winter storms

Following widespread power outages that left many in the dark for days, the head of the organization overseeing the state's power grid has been fired. Read more ...

Texas power grid CEO is fired following widespread outages during winter storms

Texas power grid CEO is fired following widespread outages during winter storms

Following widespread power outages that left many in the dark for days, the head of the organization overseeing the state's power grid has been fired. Read more ...

California to give 40% of vaccine doses to vulnerable areas

California to give 40% of vaccine doses to vulnerable areas

California will begin setting aside 40% of all vaccine doses for the state's most vulnerable neighborhoods in an effort to inoculate people most at risk from the coronavirus... Read more ...

Mississippi school asks students to ‘pretend to be slaves' for class...

Mississippi school asks students to ‘pretend to be slaves' for class assignment, gets roasted for ‘whitewashing' slavery

A middle school in Purvis, Mississippi is under fire after students were asked to pen a letter from the perspective of a plantation slave, with the assignment condemned as... Read more ...