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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, file photo, signs are posted to close the area around the U.S. Capitol ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
The Latest:Police have arrested a man with a handgun and 500 rounds of ammunition at a checkpoint in Washington set up ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event at The Queen theater, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Biden outlines 'Day One' agenda of executive actionsIn his first hours as president, Joe Biden plans to take executive action to roll back some of the most controversial decisions of his predecessor and to address the raging coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
National Guard members stand behind a fence near the U.S. Capitol on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Washington as security is increased ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Guard troops pour into Washington as states answer the callBy the busload and planeload, National Guard troops are pouring into the nation’s capital as governors answer the urgent pleas of U.S. defense officials for more troops to safeguard Washington, even as they keep anxious eyes on possible violent protests in their own states
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 file photo, anti-abortion activists participate in the "March for Life" rally near Capitol Hill in Washington. Organizers of the March for Life, the anti-abortion movement’s preeminent annual event, are asking their supporters nationwide not to gather in Washington in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and political unrest. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March for Life asks its supporters to stay home this year Organizers of the March for Life are asking their supporters nationwide not to gather in Washington this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic and political unrest
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Lawyer: Rioter 'Accepted the President's Invitation'Jacob Chansley, a costumed rioter facing federal charges after storming the Capitol last week, wasn't doing anything but "putting faith in our president and obeying law enforcement present," his lawyer said. So Al Watkins wants President Trump to pardon his client. "Mr. Chansley is an American; he served honorably in...
Newser1 hour ago
Missouri woman seen with Pelosi sign charged in DC riot A Missouri woman has been charged with taking a splintered name plate belonging to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the riot at the U.S. Capitol
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A man carries a U.S. flag past National Guard members standing behind a perimeter fence, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.  With the FBI warning of potential violence at all state capitols Sunday, Jan. 17, the ornate halls of government and symbols of democracy looked more like heavily guarded U.S. embassies in war-torn countries.   (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
State capitols boarded up, fenced off, patrolled by troops Chain-link fencing surrounds state capitols and police and National Guard troops are on patrol or standby in advance of possible violence leading up to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2020, file photo, the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Ind. All federal prisons in the United States have been placed on lockdown, with officials aiming to quell any potential violence that could arise behind bars as law enforcement prepares for potentially violent protests across the country in the run-up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
Federal prisons on lockdown in run-up to Biden inaugurationFederal prisons across the U.S. have been placed on lockdown as officials aim to quell any potential violence that could arise in the run-up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo rioters break into the Capitol in Washington. Far-right media personality Tim Gionet, who calls himself “Baked Alaska,” has been arrested by the FBI for his involvement in the riot at the U.S. Capitol, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Far-right personality 'Baked Alaska' arrested in riot probeFar-right media personality Tim Gionet, who calls himself “Baked Alaska,” has been arrested by the FBI for his involvement in the riot at the U.S. Capitol
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, supporters of President Donald Trump march towards the Capitol holding flags during rally in Washington. War-like imagery has begun to take hold in mainstream Republican political circles in the wake of the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol, with some elected officials and party leaders rejecting calls to tone down their rhetoric contemplating a second civil war. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Some in the GOP parrot far-right talk of a coming civil warWar-like imagery has begun to take hold in Republican circles, erupting into the open after the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Prosecutor: Capitol Rioter Planned to 'Take Hostages'A retired Air Force officer who was part of the mob that stormed the US Capitol on Jan. 6 and was photographed holding zip-tie handcuffs on the Senate floor planned to capture lawmakers, a federal prosecutor said. “He means to take hostages. He means to kidnap, restrain, perhaps try, perhaps...
Newser5 hours ago
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