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'Failure of imagination': National Guard absence at Capitol riots shows lack of preparation, distrust after heavy-handed BLM response

Experts say officials misjudged the Trump crowd and feared criticism about a violent federal response similar to 2020’s Black Lives ...
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What we know about weekend protests: National Mall closed; states brace for possible violence

Following the Jan. 6 pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol, officials nationwide up security ahead of possible intense weekend protests ...
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What we know about weekend protests: National Mall closed; states brace for possible violence

Following the Jan. 6 pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol, officials nationwide up security ahead of possible intense weekend protests ...
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Pelosi: 'We've really lost our innocence'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says there may be a need to prosecute members of Congress if any are found to ...
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'American Skin' provocatively covers Black life and police in America

Actor Nate Parker writes, directs and stars in “American Skin,” a heart-wrenching story of Black people and police in the ...
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AP Top Stories January 15 A

Here’s the latest for Friday, January 15th: Capitol rioters included highly trained ex-military, cops; Biden taps former FDA chief to ...
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Pelosi: Added security won't change inauguration

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the added security measures in and around the Capitol following lasts week’s attempted insurrection, won’t ...
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Politics updates: More than 2 months after election, Vice President Pence calls to congratulate Vice President-elect Harris

Trump has refused to call Biden as is customary for an outgoing president. He plans to skip Biden’s inauguration and leave ...
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Increased security in place at Michigan Capitol

The state police continues to augment its presence at the Michigan Capitol, and crews install a 6-foot fence around the ...
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'War-time footing': Capital draped in steel and concrete in unprecedented inauguration security operation

Not in modern times has an inauguration been staged amid such domestic turmoil and in such close proximity to a deadly ...
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Coronavirus updates: Global death toll tops 2M while US projected to near 500K by February; former FDA commissioner to lead vaccine effort

President-elect Joe Biden introduced a $1.9 trillion spending package. A study finds the pandemic has lowered Americans’ life expectancy. Latest news ...
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Coronavirus updates: Global death toll tops 2M while US projected to near 500K by February; former FDA commissioner to lead vaccine effort

President-elect Joe Biden introduced a $1.9 trillion spending package. A study finds the pandemic has lowered Americans’ life expectancy. Latest news ...
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Charles Barkley says athletes 'deserve some preferential treatment' for COVID-19 vaccination

Charles Barkley believes professional athletes, including NBA players, should be among the first to receive vaccines for the novel coronavirus.        ...
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Why sedition charges are eyed after Capitol attack

A little used Civil War-era statute that outlaws waging war against the United States is getting a fresh look after ...
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How viruses like COVID-19 mutate, and how they impact vaccine development

Here’s how mRNA viruses like COVID-19 mutate, and why certain viruses are harder to develop vaccines for.         ...
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Business

WhatsApp delays enforcement of privacy terms by 3 months, following backlash

WhatsApp said on Friday that it won’t enforce the planned update to its data-sharing policy until May 15, weeks after news about the new terms ...
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Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson says wisdom lies with your developers

Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson knows a thing or two about unleashing developers. His company has garnered a market cap of almost $60 billion by creating ...
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Tracy Chou launches Block Party to combat online harassment and abuse

Block Party, an anti-harassment startup that aims to help folks feel safer on social media founded by Tracy Chou, launched today. Currently only available for ...
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