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January 18

Trump clemency list expected to include Lil Wayne, once powerful New York politician

Trump is unlikely to issue pre-emptive pardons to his children, sources said.
January 18
Lil Wayne performs at DTE Energy Music Theater, Sept. 10, 2019, in Clarkston, Mich.
January 17

Why Joe Biden's inauguration will be like no other -- and how to watch

Here is how you can watch the inauguration on January 20th.
January 17
Chairs are set up as the stage for the Presidential Inauguration is prepared outside the Capitol, Jan. 12, 2021.
January 18

All armed National Guardsman on duty in DC vetted by FBI amid inauguration threats

How National Guard troops are being vetted ahead of the inauguration
January 18
National Guard troops assemble outside of the U.S. Capitol, Jan. 16, 2021, in Washington, DC.
January 17

For Trump, 68% oppose a self-pardon; Biden sees positive marks for transition: POLL

Still, Biden trails other recent presidents on how he's handled the transition.
January 17
President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding Air Force One to depart Washington on travel to visit the U.S.-Mexico border wall in Texas, at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, Jan. 12, 2021.
January 18

In 2nd Trump impeachment trial, will Chief Justice John Roberts preside?

Vice President Kamala Harris and Sen. Patrick Leahy are seen as possibilities.
January 18
In this screengrab taken from a Senate Television webcast, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts presides over impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the Capitol, Jan. 24, 2020.
January 16

Man seen smoking cigar during Capitol siege arrested: FBI

Dominic Pezzola was charged with smashing a window.
January 16
Dominic Pezzola stands with fellow rioter Jacob Anthony Chansley among the crowd of supporters of President Donald Trump as they confront Capitol police officers trying to stop them from further entering the Capitol after security was breached in Washington, Jan. 6, 2021.
January 18

Anonymous $40 million gift funding 50 civil rights lawyers

The NAACP’s Legal Defense Fund is launching a scholarship program to create a new generation of civil rights lawyers
January 18
This combo of file photos from Washington show Supreme Court Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall on Oct. 24, 1967; and Constance Baker Motley, nominated to be judge of the southern district of New York, at her confirmation hearing, on April 4, 1966. The NAACP's Legal Defense Fund launched a $40 million scholarship program on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, to create a new generation of civil rights lawyers. The Marshall-Motley Scholars Program, named for the legal defense fund's founder and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, and his staff attorney Constance Baker Motley, who later became the first Black female federal judge. (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi, left, and Henry Griffin)
January 18

Inauguration rehearsal evacuated after fire in homeless camp

The U.S. Capitol complex temporarily locked down during a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration after a fire in a homeless encampment roughly a mile away sent a plume of smoke into the air and caused security concerns
January 18
People evacuate from the West Front of the U.S. Capitol during a rehearsal the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
January 15

Why James Comey is concerned about Trump's post-presidency intelligence briefings

"The guy’s a lying demagogue who you can’t trust," the former FBI chief said.
January 15
Former FBI chief James Comey joins "The View" on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021.
January 14

White House set to receive deep cleaning ahead of inauguration

More than $200,000 will be spent on additional cleaning services.
January 14
The White House stands at dusk on Jan. 13, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
January 15

Pompeo offers burst of actions, attacks before leaving State

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is heading out the door with his head held high and no second-thoughts about a foreign policy he oversaw that has been roundly criticized at home and abroad
January 15
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
January 15

Trump plans to leave Washington Inauguration Day morning; Pence, Harris speak

He wants a "military-like" sendoff, sources said.
January 15
President Donald Trump walks to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Jan. 12, 2021 in Washington.
January 18

Dems aim to address Biden priorities as Senate returns with impeachment trial looming

This will be the Senate's first day back after the Jan. 6 Capitol siege.
January 18
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer holds a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Oct. 22, 2020.
January 13

Impeachment: Here's how the process works

Trump became the first president impeached twice.
January 13
President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn of the White House, Sept. 16, 2019.
January 14

FAA toughens unruly passenger policy after flight disruptions in wake of Capitol riot

Passengers who interfere with crew members could face jail time, hefty fines.
January 14
A woman flying from Charlotte to D.C. was filmed refusing to wear a mask and shouting in the aisle. American confirmed the woman is now banned from the airline pending further investigation, Jan. 10, 2020.
January 17

Deceptions in the time of the 'alternative facts' president

In Donald Trump's presidency, fact-checking became a cottage industry unto itself
January 17
FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump listens as Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt delivers remarks on proposed changes to the National Environmental Policy Act, at the White House in Washington. In Trump's presidency, fact checking became a cottage industry unto itself. And “alternative facts" became a buzzphrase, coined by one of his admiring aides. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)
January 18

Trouble at home may change Biden's hand in Iran nuke talks

Joe Biden is seeking to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal but upheaval at home may weaken the new president's position abroad
January 18
In this photo released on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, missiles are launched in a drill in Iran. Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard conducted a drill Saturday launching anti-warship ballistic missiles at a simulated target in the Indian Ocean, state television reported, amid heightened tensions over Tehran’s nuclear program and a U.S. pressure campaign against the Islamic Republic. (Iranian Revolutionary Guard/Sepahnews via AP)
January 17

Twitter suspends US congresswoman over election fraud claims

Twitter has temporarily suspended the account of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, the Republican U.S. Congresswoman from Georgia who has expressed racist views and support for QAnon conspiracy theories online
January 17
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., walks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
January 13

Trump angrily watched impeachment while asking about path forward: Sources

Trump doesn't plan to resign because he doesn't trust Mike Pence to pardon him.
January 13
A pre-recorded video of President Donald Trump addressing the U.S. Capitol riot is seen playing on a television in the White House briefing room in Washington, Jan. 13, 2021.
January 14

The Latest: Prosecutors: Arkansas man beat cop with flagpole

An Arkansas man accused of beating a police officer with a pole flying a U.S. flag during last week’s riot at the U.S. Capitol has been arrested
January 14
FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2020 file photo, Rep. Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., speaks during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing in Washington. Espaillat says he has the coronavirus. The New York Democrat's announcement Thursday makes him the latest House member to report testing positive since dozens huddled together for protection during the Jan. 6 mob attack on the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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