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January 25

US warns Russian attack may be 'imminent,' Ukraine disagrees: Here's why

The Biden administration denies any daylight between Washington and Kyiv.
January 25
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky meets with President Joe Biden in the Oval Office of the White House, Sept. 1, 2021.
January 25

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones reveals he appeared before Jan. 6 committee

The virtual interview was "extremely interesting to say the least," he said.
January 25
Alex Jones addresses a crowd of pro-Trump protesters after they storm the grounds of the Capitol Building on Jan. 6, 2021.
January 25

Pelosi announces she is running for reelection

She still could end up not running for speaker if Democrats keep the House.
January 25
Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi leaves after she spoke at the 90th Winter Meeting of USCM, Jan.20, 2022, in Washington, DC.
January 25

Capitol Police Officer who led mob away from Senate chamber breaks silence

"3 Brothers No Sense" hosted Eugene Goodman on its podcast.
January 25
In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, US Capitol Police (USCP) Officer Eugene Goodman confronts protesters as they storm the Capitol in Washington, D.C.
January 25

White House fires back at Florida governor over COVID criticism

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is advocating for COVID-19 treatments "that don't work."
January 25
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is advocating for COVID-19 treatments "that don't work."
January 25

President Biden talks Russia-Ukraine tensions

President Joe Biden discusses Russian President Vladmir Putin a day after 8,500 American forces in Eastern Europe were put on "heightened alert."
January 25
President Joe Biden discusses Russian President Vladmir Putin a day after 8,500 American forces in Eastern Europe were put on "heightened alert."
January 25

Biden warns he would sanction Putin personally if Russia invades Ukraine

His comments come after 8,500 US forces were put on "heightened alert."
January 25
President Joe Biden talks to reporters about Russia and the crisis in Ukraine as he pays a visit to a small clothing and gifts store on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 25, 2022.
January 25

President Biden takes questions from reporters regarding Russia and Ukraine tensions

The president warned of "enormous consequences" if Russia invades Ukraine.
January 25
VIDEO: President Biden takes questions from reporters regarding Russia and Ukraine tensions
January 25

7 sailors injured in 'landing mishap' on carrier

The pilot ejected safely as the jet was landing aboard the USS Carl Vinson.
January 25
From left, USS Essex, USS Gridley, USS Abraham Lincoln, USS Mobile Bay, USS Chafee, JS Hyuga, USS Lake Champlain, USS Carl Vinson, USS Spruance, and USS America transit the Philippine Sea, on Jan. 22, 2022.
January 25

7 Sailors injured in 'landing mishap' on carrier

The Navy has confirmed that a U.S. Navy F-35 fighter jet was lost at sea while landing aboard the carrier USS Carl Vinson as it operates in the South China Sea.
January 25
The Navy has confirmed that a U.S. Navy F-35 fighter jet was lost at sea while landing aboard the carrier USS Carl Vinson as it operates in the South China Sea.
January 25

Mayor's anti-violence 'blueprint' could shape Democratic messaging: The Note

The former NYPD captain unveiled his strategy after a deadly cop shooting.
January 25
Mayor Eric Adams holds a press conference announcing a blueprint to end violence at City Hall in New York, Jan. 24, 2022.
January 24

Canada’s foreign affairs department hit with cyberattack

It came days after the government issued a malware warning.
January 24
A computer hacker is pictured in an undated stock image.
January 24

US puts 8,500 troops on alert as tensions increase between Ukraine and Russia

His administration considered sending more U.S. troops to the region.
January 24
President Joe Biden arrives at the White House in Washington, Jan. 24, 2022, after spending the weekend at Camp David, Md.
January 24

US places troops on high alert amid threat of Russian invasion in Ukraine

The Pentagon announced Monday they placed around 8,500 U.S.-based troops on "heightened alert" for rapid deployment to assist NATO if needed.
January 24
The Pentagon announced Monday they placed around 8,500 U.S.-based troops on "heightened alert" for rapid deployment to assist NATO if needed.
January 24

Virginia school districts sue to stop governor's order lifting mask mandate

GOP Gov. Glenn Youngkin's executive order went into effect Monday.
January 24
Students at Colin L. Powell Elementary School read aloud letters they wrote to the family of Colin Powell with their condolences after news of his passing due to COVID-19 complications was announced, on Oct. 19, 2021 in Centreville, Va.
January 24

House Republicans tout infrastructure funding they voted against

Democrats have been quick to criticize it as "voting no and taking the dough."
January 24
Rep. Kay Granger speaks at the House GOP news conference following the House Republicans meeting in the Capitol, Sept. 28, 2021.
January 24

DHS warns of Russian cyberattack on US if it responds to Ukraine invasion

It comes as tensions are running high in the region.
January 24
In this Dec. 11, 2014, file photo, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seal hangs on a fence at the agency's headquarters in Washington, D.C.
January 24

Supreme Court takes cases on future of affirmative action

A group has been challenging Harvard's use of race in undergraduate admissions.
January 24
The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, Nov. 5, 2020.
January 24

Democrats turn on each other as Biden agenda stalls: The Note

Different Democrats see different threats from different foes.
January 24
President Joe Biden speaks during the 90th Winter Meeting of USCM, Jan. 21, 2022 in Washington, DC.
January 23

Biden administration has 'doctrine of appeasement' toward Russia: Ernst

"We need to be very aggressive," the Republican senator said Sunday.
January 23
Sen. Joni Ernst speaks during a Senate Armed Services and Senate Foreign Relations committee news conference, with Republican members on Capitol Hill, Jan. 19, 2022.
January 23

Sen. Chris Coons says he's 'gravely concerned' Russia will invade Ukraine

He said he hopes Biden's "work to strengthen deterrence" will succeed.
January 23
Sen. Chris Coons speaks during a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations to examine US-Russia policy at the Capitol, Dec. 7, 2021.
January 23

Fauci optimistic omicron will peak in February

"Things are looking good," he said on Sunday.
January 23
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, answers questions during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing to examine the federal response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and new emerging variants at Capitol Hill, Jan. 11, 2022.
January 23

'This Week' Transcript 1-23-22: Sen. Chris Coons, Sen. Joni Ernst & Dr. Anthony Fauci

This is a rush transcript of "This Week" airing Sunday, January 23.
January 23
Sen. Chris Coons speaks with a reporter outside of the Senate Chambers during a series of votes at the Capitol, Sept. 23, 2021.
January 22

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema formally censured by Arizona Democratic Party

The executive committee said her inaction on voting rights led to the decision.
January 22
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema walks to her office in the basement of the Capitol Building, Jan. 19, 2022.
January 22

Anti-abortion rights proponents say they are prepping for 'post-Roe America’

Activists pour into D.C. on the anniversary of the passage of Roe v. Wade.
January 22
Anti-abortion activists rally outside the Supreme Court during the 49th annual March for Life rally, Jan. 21, 2022, in Washington, D.C.
January 22

Biden's 1st-year record on immigration: tough challenges, harsh criticism

Biden is on track to change more immigration rules than Trump did.
January 22
In this April 15, 2021, file photo, President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C.
January 21

Sen. Chris Coons, Sen. Joni Ernst & Dr. Anthony Fauci Sunday on “This Week”

This is a listing for "This Week" airing Sunday, January 23, 2022.
January 21
This Week with George Stephanopoulos
January 21

Anti-abortion groups gather for March for Life with Roe's fate uncertain

The Supreme Court appears headed toward weakening settled abortion law.
January 21
People attend the March for Life rally on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2022.
January 21

DOJ arrests Texas man over alleged threats to Georgia elections officials

Chad Christopher Stark allegedly posted threatening messages on Craigslist.
January 21
In this Oct. 18, 2021, file photo, the U.S. Department of Justice building in Washington D.C., is shown.
January 21

ABC News Live: Blinken meets with Russian counterpart to prevent invasion of Ukraine

Plus, rock legend Meat Loaf dies at age 74 and it's been two years since the first case of COVID was detected in the United States.
January 21
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Blinken meets with Russian counterpart to prevent invasion of Ukraine
January 21

Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with Russian counterpart amid Ukraine crisis

ABC’s political director Rick Klein discusses President Biden's push for a "new era of relentless diplomacy."
January 21
VIDEO: Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with Russian counterpart amid Ukraine crisis
January 21

Biden, Putin might meet to resolve standoff over Ukraine, Blinken says

The U.S. and Russia will keep talking, he told ABC's "Good Morning America."
January 21
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken gives a press conference in Geneva on Jan. 21, 2022.
January 21

GOP momentum continues in tightening voting laws: The Note

Hints are starting to emerge of what state-level changes to voting will mean.
January 21
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis addresses a joint session of a legislative session, Jan. 11, 2022, in Tallahassee, Fla.
January 20

Conflict in Ukraine would have 'global reach': Retired Gen. Robert Abrams

ABC News' Linsey Davis speaks with ABC News Contributor retired Gen. Robert Abrams about the potentially devastating consequences of a conflict in Ukraine and how this threat differs from 2014.
January 20
VIDEO: Conflict in Ukraine would have 'global reach': Retired Gen. Robert Abrams
January 20

CIA says foreign actor may be behind some Havana syndrome cases

Some affected personnel were upset a new CIA report said the 'majority' weren't.
January 20
People participating in a rally against U.S. embargo pass by the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba, Aug. 5, 2021.
January 20

Supreme Court deals another blow to Texas abortion providers that want law blocked

The majority rejected a petition to send the case immediately to a trial judge.
January 20
The Supreme Court is seen at dusk in Washington, Oct. 22, 2021.
January 20

Senators turn to reforming Electoral Count Act now that voting rights standoff over

Then-President Donald Trump tried to exploit the 19th century law on Jan. 6.
January 20
Vice President Mike Pence presides over a joint session of Congress to certify the 2020 Electoral College results, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
January 20

US raises pressure on Russia, approving arms and accusing it of plot against Ukraine

The moves come ahead of Friday's talks between top U.S. and Russian diplomats.
January 20
In this image taken from footage provided by the Ukrainian Defense Ministry Press Service, a Ukrainian soldiers use a launcher with US Javelin missiles during military exercises in Donetsk region, Ukraine, Jan. 12, 2022.
January 20

Prosecutor requests grand jury in probe of Trump's 2020 election efforts

The majority of Fulton Co.'s Superior Court judges will have to OK the request.
January 20
In this Jan. 4, 2021, file photo, President Donald Trump gives two thumbs up during a rally in support of Republican incumbent senators Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue ahead of Senate runoff in Dalton, Ga.
January 20

Biden nominee would be 1st Muslim woman to serve as federal judge

Nusrat Jahan Choudhury is also the first Bangladeshi American federal nominee.
January 20
Nusrat Jahan Choudhury in her staff photo as the Roger Pascal Legal Director at the ACLU of Illinois.
January 20

Russian units moving across Ukraine border is an 'invasion': Biden

President Joe Biden clarified his "minor incursion" comment made during Wednesday's news conference, saying a move by Russia would be seen as an "invasion."
January 20
President Joe Biden clarified his "minor incursion" comment made during Wednesday's news conference, saying a move by Russia would be seen as an "invasion."
January 20

Biden clarifies comments on Ukraine, says Russia will pay 'a heavy price” if it acts

Biden was criticized for his comments during his Wednesday news conference.
January 20
President Joe Biden gestures during a meeting with his Infrastructure Implementation Task Force in the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2022.
January 20

Jan. 6 committee asks Ivanka Trump for cooperation, testimony

The request pertains to conversations with her father before and on Jan. 6.
January 20
President Donald Trump and daughter Ivanka Trump walk to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Jan. 4, 2020 in Washington, D.C.
January 20

FBI warns criminals are using fake QR codes to scam users

Beware what you scan. Criminals may be watching.
January 20
Customers use their phones to look up a digital menu via a QR code on the table in San Pedro Brewing Company, May 29, 2020, in Los Angeles.
January 20

FBI conducts 'law enforcement activity' at home of Rep. Henry Cuellar

It is unclear why the Texas Democrat is being investigated.
January 20
Rep. Henry Cuellar speaks during the House Democrats' news conference on their "A Better Deal" agenda, July 25, 2017.
January 20

Psaki, Harris argue Biden wasn't casting doubt on integrity of 2022 election results

President Biden said the integrity of the results "depends" on voting rights.
January 20
President Joe Biden holds a formal news conference in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2022.
January 20

Biden discusses stalled agenda, COVID and Ukraine crisis in press conference

ABC News' deputy political director, Averi Harper, discusses President Joe Biden’s press conference and how he plans to pass legislation by breaking up his Build Back Better Act.
January 20
VIDEO: Biden discusses stalled agenda, COVID and Ukraine crisis in press conference
January 20

What's behind a presidential approval number?

ABC News' Rick Klein and FiveThirtyEight's Geoffrey Skelley explain.
January 20
President Joe Biden leaves after speaking about the coronavirus pandemic in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Aug. 3, 2021.
January 20

Biden's midterm vows collide with governing realities: The Note

He all but gave himself an incomplete when it came to grading his first year.
January 20
President Joe Biden speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2022.
January 19

Senate fails to change filibuster for passage of voting rights legislation

The chamber was unable earlier to end debate on the election reform measure.
January 19
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer speaks about voting rights legislation on the floor of the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2022.

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