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After Slow Start, Europeans Call For Quicker Vaccines Against COVID-19

| From France to Germany to The Netherlands, citizens are venting frustration over the pace of the mass vaccination program.

World Leaders Deplore Pro-Trump Extremists Breaching U.S. Capitol

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The world watches as a mob disrupts the Electoral College certification of the U.S. presidential election.

Special Coverage Of Violent Protests At US Capitol

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2 Louisville Police Officers Connected To Breonna Taylor's Death Have Been Fired

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Detective Joshua Jaynes, who secured the search warrant for Taylor's apartment, and Detective Myles Cosgrove, who federal investigators said fired the shot that killed her, have been terminated.

In Explosive Debate, Pa. GOP Refuses To Swear In Reelected Democratic Senator

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After his slim victory was certified by the state, Pennsylvania Senate Republicans refused to seat Democratic state Sen. Jim Brewster, saying they will "review" the outcome of the race.

Proud Boys Leader Released From Police Custody And Ordered To Leave D.C.

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Enrique Tarrio was arrested on Monday shortly after arriving in D.C., where Trump supporters are gathering to protest the official certification of the Electoral College ballots on Wednesday.

Kyle Rittenhouse, Accused In Kenosha Shootings, Pleads Not Guilty To All Charges

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The suspect is accused of shooting three protesters in Kenosha, Wis., during unrest in the city following the police shooting of Jacob Blake. Two of his alleged victims were killed.

COVID-19 Vaccine May Not Get To Long-Term Care Facilities Quickly Enough

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COVID-19 vaccines are reaching more long-term facilities, but many worry they won't come soon enough to stave off more deaths.

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National Guard Mobilized As Kenosha Braces For Charging Decision in Jacob Blake Case

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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said 500 troops have been mobilized in advance of a decision whether to charge a white police officer who shot Jacob Blake, who is Black, seven times in the back in August.