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Riley Williams, 22, was released from jail Thursday into her mother's custody. Williams is charged with stealing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's laptop during the attack on the Capitol.
Transportation secretary nominee Pete Buttigieg made the case for climate action and infrastructure investments at his confirmation hearing. Most senators reacted warmly.
The executive order signed by President Biden Thursday also includes interstate travel on trains, buses and cruise ships, in a sharp reversal of the Trump administration's lax mask culture.
The organization had filed for bankruptcy and said it would reincorporate in Texas.
The social network referred its decision to revoke the former president's posting privileges to its Oversight Board, an independent panel of experts.
U.S. District Judge Barbara Rothstein sided with Amazon, which argued that Parler would not remove posts from its site that threatened public safety in the wake of the Capitol riot.
Historian Janice P. Nimura tells the story of America's first and third certified women doctors and the role these sisters played in building medical institutions.
Shim Suk-hee, a star short track speedskater who has won four Olympic medals, accused Cho Jae-beom of sexually abusing her dozens of times.
Growers likely took advantage of less-populated streets due to the coronavirus pandemic, police say. But the reduction in city traffic also made the cannabis plants' pungent odor more noticeable.
New claims for state unemployment benefits dipped last week but remained high, showcasing the economic challenges facing President Biden.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus responded, "Thank you my brother Tony" and thanks also to the U.S. for renewing its support.
The variant in Brazil is causing a surge in Manaus, a city where the virus previously infected huge numbers in the spring of 2020. Researchers are trying to determine why.
Daily numbers of new cases are finally starting to wane, and hospitalizations are down slightly. But health care systems are still overburdened and another resurgence remains a threat.
Grocers from Aldi to Trader Joe's are pitching financial incentives to their employees to encourage them to get vaccinated.
Suicide bombings have been rare in the Iraqi capital since the country's military pushed out the Islamic State in 2017. The last such attack occurred three years ago.
Demonstrators in Portland, Ore., on Wednesday were said to be anti-fascist protesters. They vandalized the Democratic Party of Oregon's office and held signs rejecting Biden's presidency.
President Biden laid out his COVID-19 strategy before he took office. On Thursday, he'll start implementing it with 10 orders and directives.
Under the Biden administration, the Department of Homeland Security looks set to roll back several Trump-era immigration policies and to establish a path to citizenship for immigrants.
Take Two: Environmental Conservation Under the Biden Administration; How LA Hospitals are Holding Uphttps://www.scpr.org/archive | | January 21 2021, 1:00 PM
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In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Shruti Gohil, professor of medicine and associate medical director for epidemiology and infection prevention at UC Irvine’s School of Medicine.
President Joe Biden is moving swiftly to dismantle Donald Trump’s legacy on his first day in office, signing a series of executive actions that reverse course on immigration, climate change, racial equity and the handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted communities of color, both in Southern California and nationally, and the reasons are complex and rooted in historic inequities.
Citing Role In Capitol Attack, Sen. Josh Hawley's Publisher Dropped His Upcoming Book. Its New Publisher Explains Why They Picked It Up| January 21 2021, 9:07 AM
After his original publisher, Simon & Schuster, announced in the wake of the attack on the U.S. Capitol that it would no longer be publishing his upcoming book “The Tyranny of Big Tech,” Missouri Republican Senator Josh Hawley has a new home with conservative publisher Regnery Publishing, who announced on Monday that it would be picking the senator’s book up.
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