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January 16

Giuliani says he's on Trump's impeachment team, would argue voter fraud claims

"If you can prove that it's true... they are no longer fighting words," he said.
January 16
PHOTO: President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani speaks as Trump supporters gather by the White House ahead of the certification of the results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election in Washington, Jan. 6, 2021.
January 16

Far-right video blogger, man with Confederate flag among latest Capitol arrests

Over 40 people have been arrested in connection with the attack, the DOJ said.
January 16
Supporters of President Donald Trump breeched security and entered the Capitol in protest as Congress debated the presidential election Electoral Vote Certification., Jan. 6, 2020.
January 16

Officer recounts 'medieval battle' against Capitol mob

Michael Fanone, a 20-year veteran of the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C., described the Capitol assault as "the most brutal combat" he's ever encountered.
January 16
Michael Fanone, a 20-year veteran of the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C., described the Capitol assault as "the most brutal combat" he's ever encountered.
January 16

Biden picks Alondra Nelson as deputy science policy chief

Nelson, president of the Social Science Research Council, is known for her study of the intersection of science, politics and social inequality.
January 16
Nelson, president of the Social Science Research Council, is known for her study of the intersection of science, politics and social inequality.
January 16

False equivalency between BLM and Capitol siege: Experts, advocates

Comparisons are "absurd," they said.
January 16
In this combination of photos, demonstrators, left, protest June 4, 2020, in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, over the death of George Floyd and on Jan. 6, 2021, supporters of President Donald Trump rally at same location.
January 16

Biden adds science adviser to Cabinet

Eric Lander, President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee, may become the first presidential science adviser elevated to a Cabinet-level position in U.S. history.
January 16
Eric Lander, President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee, may become the first presidential science adviser elevated to a Cabinet-level position in U.S. history.
January 16

Biden reveals key members of science team

President-elect Joe Biden said his team will focus on addressing the coronavirus pandemic, confronting the climate crisis and building public trust in science and technology.
January 16
For the first time in history, the president’s science adviser will be elevated to a cabinet rank.
January 16

Zoo welcomes birth of Francois’ leaf monkey

The Philadelphia Zoo celebrated the birth of a baby Francois’ leaf monkey, which is classified as an endangered species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
January 16
The Philadelphia Zoo celebrated the birth of a baby Francois’ leaf monkey, which is classified as an endangered species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
January 16

Winter storm brought heavy snow to parts of Midwest

The storm’s impact moved into the Northeast, delivering heavy snow and heavy rain.
January 16
The storm’s impact moved into the Northeast, delivering heavy snow and heavy rain.
January 16

Heavy snow hits Northeast as California sees record heat, critical fire danger

A winter storm brought snow and blizzard conditions to parts of the Midwest.
January 16
A man walks along the beach to go surfing on Dec. 17, 2020 in Long Beach, New York.
January 16

Snapshots of some of the American lives lost to COVID-19

More than 374,000 Americans have died from COVID-19.
January 16
Jerome "Jerry" Hart died of COVID-19 on Nov. 30, 2020, at age 84.
January 16

Police find chemicals to make explosives near San Francisco RV park, evacuate people

One person is in custody as authorities investigate the "isolated incident."
January 16
San Francisco police along with FBI agents have shut down a neighborhood after finding chemicals used to make explosives.Police say they were called to the Candlestick RV park on Gilman Avenue just after 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, 2021.
They evacuated the area and arrested a person living in a recreational vehicle there.
January 16

Police release photos of suspect who 'assaulted' Capitol officer crushed in doorway

He "used a clear police shield to pin MPD Officer Daniel Hodges in a door jam."
January 16
Officer Daniel Hodges of the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department is crushed in a doorway to the Capitol during the riot on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.
January 15

The Rundown: Top headlines today: Jan. 15, 2021

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
January 15
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January 15

ABC News Live Prime: Friday, January 15, 2021

Israel’s speedy vaccine rollout creates divide; By the Numbers: Biden’s $15 per hour minimum wage plan; Patrick Warren's family ‘looking for answers’ in fatal police shooting
January 15
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Friday, January 15, 2021
January 15

‘I thought this could be the end’: DC officer on Capitol riots

Officer Daniel Hodges, 32, of the Metropolitan Police Department, stated that he thought it “could be the end” during the Capitol riots.
January 15
‘I thought this could be the end’: DC officer on Capitol riots
January 15

By the Numbers: Biden’s $15 per hour minimum wage plan

What President-elect Joe Biden’s minimum wage hike proposal could mean for low-wage workers and the U.S. economy.
January 15
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Biden’s $15 per hour minimum wage plan
January 15

Patrick Warren's family ‘looking for answers’ in fatal police shooting

Patrick Warren's son discusses how his father was shot and killed by police in Texas after a call seeking help for a mental health episode, as the family calls for the officer to be arrested.
January 15
VIDEO: Patrick Warren's family ‘looking for answers’ in fatal police shooting
January 15

Nearly a dozen ex-military among those arrested in connection with Capitol riot

The arrests suggest a deeper level of far-right sympathizers, experts say.
January 15
A protester carrying zip ties enters the Senate Chamber in the Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 6, 2021.
January 15

The Breakdown: Countdown to Inauguration Day

Plus, the stage is set for a second Donald Trump impeachment trial and the nation’s capital prepares for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
January 15
VIDEO: The Breakdown: Countdown to Inauguration Day
January 15

COVID-19 vaccine rollout delayed

Hospitals around the country struggling to keep up as vaccine distribution slows.
January 15
VIDEO: COVID-19 vaccine rollout delayed
January 15

California faces COVID-19 crisis

Mass vaccination sites are opening around California as COVID-19 cases surge
January 15
VIDEO: California faces COVID-19 crisis
January 15

Your Voice: ICU nurses

Nurses talk about their exhaustion as hospitals' intensive care units reach capacity.
January 15
VIDEO: Your Voice: ICU nurses
January 15

Breaking down the future of the Republican Party

Former GOP consultant Tara Setmayer and ABC News Political Director Rick Klein discuss what the GOP may look like under the Biden administration.
January 15
VIDEO: Breaking down the future of the Republican Party
January 15

Over 25,000 National Guardsmen deployed to DC in wake of Capitol riot

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Col. Stephen Ganyard discusses possible threats on Inauguration Day and how authorities are preparing.
January 15
VIDEO: Over 25,000 National Guardsmen deployed to DC in wake of Capitol riot
January 15

President-elect Biden unveils $1.9 trillion stimulus plan

President-elect Joe Biden releases the biggest economic relief proposal in U.S. history, impacting workers, families, businesses and the overall economy.
January 15
VIDEO: President-elect Biden unveils $1.9 trillion stimulus plan
January 15

Horn helmet-wearing, painted face Capitol rioter should remain in custody: DOJ

Prosecutors describe Chansley as a clear flight risk and mentally unstable.
January 15
Jacob Chansley yells inside the Senate Chamber on Jan. 06, 2021, in Washington, D.C.(EDIT ADD The man in the horns has been identifies as Jake Angeli of Phoenix, Ariz - llr)
 (Horned protester has been identified as Jacob Anthony Chansley, a.k.a. Jake Angeli, - llr)
January 15

Overcoming discrimination: openly gay sheriff is pioneer in fight against homophobia

After facing discrimination and losing her job at the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office in Ohio, Charmaine McGuffey becomes the county's first woman and openly gay sheriff.
January 15
VIDEO: Overcoming Discrimination: Openly gay sheriff pioneers fight against homophobia
January 15

ABC News Live Update: President-elect Biden's $1.9 trillion plan to fight COVID-19

Plus, President Trump prepares for an unprecedented second Senate impeachment trial, and law enforcement is ramping up security in Washington, D.C., and all across the U.S. as Inauguration Day nears.
January 15
VIDEO: ABC News Live Update: President-elect Biden's $1.9 trillion plan to fight COVID-19
January 15

ABC News Live Update: FBI issues new stern warning as riot investigation continues

Bulletin warns violent extremists could "overwhelm" law enforcement across the U.S. leading up to Inauguration Day, plus a look into President-elect Biden's nearly $2 trillion COVID-19 relief plan.
January 15
VIDEO: ABC News Live Update: FBI issues new stern warning as riot investigation continues
January 15

President-elect Biden unveils $1.9 trillion economic rescue plan

What you need to know about one of the biggest economic relief proposals in U.S. history, and its impact on workers, families, businesses and the overall economy.
January 15
VIDEO: President-elect Biden unveils $1.9 trillion economic rescue plan
January 15

Washington, D.C, and state capitals across the country prepare for violent protests

FBI warns violent offenders could “overwhelm local state and federal law enforcement,” and the latest on the Capitol siege investigation.
January 15
VIDEO: Washington, D.C, and state capitals across the country prepare for violent protests
January 15

A herd of white-tail deer graze amid winter blizzard

The blizzard blanketed Graceville, Minnesota.
January 15
The blizzard blanketed Graceville, Minnesota.
January 15

At least 8 injured in bus accident

A passenger bus veered off the road and was left hanging from an overpass in the Bronx.
January 15
A passenger bus veered off the road and was left hanging from an overpass in the Bronx.
January 15

Longtime Trump advisers connected to groups behind rally that led to Capitol attack

Roger Stone, Steve Bannon and Michael Flynn all promoted the Jan. 6 rally.
January 15
In this Jan. 28, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks on the phone in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., as National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon look on.
January 15

NOTIFIED: Jan. 15, 2021

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
January 15
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
January 15

FBI discusses possibility of explosive devices at protests linked to inauguration

The FBI included devices that had been found at other protests.
January 15
Deputy State Fire Marshal Kayla Riggs follows the agency's explosive detection dog, "Ringo," down the steps of the third floor at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Jan. 14, 2021. State capitols across the country are under heightened security after the siege of the U.S. Capitol last week. The FBI has warned of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitals ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.
January 15

NY passenger bus hangs off overpass in the Bronx after crash

At least seven to eight people, including the bus driver, were injured in the accident.
January 15
At least seven to eight people, including the bus driver, were injured in the accident.
January 15

DC police officers speak out after US Capitol siege: 'I thought ... I might die'

"We were battling, you know, tooth and nail for our lives," one officer said.
January 15
Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump try to break through a police barrier at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6, 2021.
January 15

Blizzard warning issued for Midwest as storm moves into Northeast

Santa Ana winds in Southern California are causing fire danger.
January 15
A pedestrian crosses in front of the entrance to I-90 on Dec. 17, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts.
January 15

NY passenger bus hangs off overpass in the Bronx after crash, at least 8 injured

The bus went over the rail to the ground below.
January 15
A bus that careened off a road in the Bronx neighborhood of New York City is seen left dangling from an overpass Friday, Jan. 15, 2021.
January 14

ABC News Live Prime: Thursday, January 14, 2021

Virginia governor: President ‘threw a flame on that tinder box’; It’s not too late: Breaking down President-elect Joe Biden’s pandemic relief plan; Taking on takeout containers
January 14
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Thursday, January 14, 2021
January 14

TikTok chef’s creative cuisine

ABC News’ Maggie Rulli looks at how a quarantined chief went viral cooking with hotel appliances.
January 14
VIDEO: TikTok chef’s creative cuisine
January 14

Incoming Calif. senator: ‘There has to be accountability, nobody is above the law’

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, who will replace Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in the U.S. Senate, said he vows to fight for “what is best for California.”
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January 14

Breaking down President-elect Joe Biden’s pandemic relief plan

ABC News Political Director Rick Klein, ABC News economic correspondent Deirdre Bolton and infectious disease specialist Dr. John Brownstein analyze Biden’s proposed $1.9 trillion COVID relief plan.
January 14
VIDEO: Breaking down President-elect Joe Biden’s pandemic relief plan
January 14

Virginia governor: President ‘threw a flame on that tinder box’

Gov. Ralph Northam discusses the security precautions Virginia is taking in the wake of the siege on the U.S. Capitol and criticizes President Donald Trump’s rhetoric to his supporters.
January 14
VIDEO: Virginia governor: President ‘threw a flame on that tinder box’
January 14

It’s not too late: Taking on takeout containers

ABC News’ Ginger Zee looks at a sustainable alternative to plastic takeout food containers.
January 14
VIDEO: It’s not too late: Taking on takeout containers
January 14

Flint water crisis: Many residents say they still don't trust tap water

Demands for accountability in the Flint water crisis may soon be answered.
January 14
Former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder exits after video arraignment on two counts of willful neglect of duty over the lead-poisoning of drinking water in Flint, at the Genesee County Jail in Flint, Mich., Jan. 14, 2021.
January 14

By the Numbers: Where Republican senators stand on removing Trump

The latest ABC News tally of where GOP senators stand on removing the president, and their past loyalties.
January 14
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Where Republican senators stand on removing Trump
January 14

The Rundown: Top headlines today: Jan. 14, 2021

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
January 14
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