Capitol attack stirs memories of Oklahoma bombing

The attack on the U.S. Capitol by an angry mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters shocked many Americans who thought such a violent assault by their fellow countrymen wasn’t possible

A Year After First US COVID Case, Death Toll Tops…

On President Trump's final full day in office, the US passed yet another bleak milestone in the pandemic. The official death toll rose above 400,000, less than five weeks after it topped 300,000. The death total—which the AP notes is around the size of the populations of...

Police dog leaps into huge snowbank

A police department in the Austrian Alps shared this video of one of their K9s diving into the snow, saying, "Those who work hard deserve to have fun in the snow!”

Screen Actors Guild may discipline, expel Donald…

After leaving the White House, President Donald Trump may lose his SAG card, too

GPS Reading Leads to Arrest

Being on probation, Bryan Betancur knows his movements are tracked electronically by parole and probation officers. After his GPS monitor showed the Maryland man was in the US Capitol on the afternoon of Jan. 6—during the mob attack—he was arrested. Federal court documents say Betancur has said he...

Spain's surge gives virus hospital second chance

As Spain struggles with a surge in COVID-19 cases, a new Madrid hospital seen by many as an extravagant endeavour when it opened in December, is being given a fresh chance to prove its usefullness. (Jan. 19)

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Pence heading back to Indiana hometown after…

Vice President Mike Pence will be returning to his southern Indiana hometown Wednesday afternoon following the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden

'Biggest Dodge Truck Limo in Texas' Waiting for…

The presidential pardon watch continues, with President Trump expected to issue roughly 100 pardons and commutations on his last full day in office. Joe Exotic's legal team feels confident he'll be on the pardon list. How confident? The head of his legal team, Eric Love, tells KOCO 5 there is...

Winds are howling across Southern California

AccuWeather’s Bill Wadell reports on the Santa Ana wind event that’s fueling gusty conditions as well as an increased wildfire threat across Southern California on Jan. 19.

Teen whom Biden befriended as fellow stutterer…

The teenager whom President-elect Joe Biden befriended as a fellow stutterer has a book coming out this summer

Tiffany Trump Makes News as She Leaves

On her last chance to make news at the White House, Tiffany Trump has announced that she's engaged. Her fiance is Michael Boulos, CNN reports. She posted the news Tuesday on Instagram , along with a photo of the couple on the White House colonnade, with her engagement ring visible. "It...

Biden arrives outside of DC on eve of inauguration

Joe Biden is making his return to the Washington area on the eve of his inauguration as the nation’s 46th president. Biden touched down at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, taking a brief flight from his home state of Delaware down to D.C. (Jan. 19)

US rejects Ford, Mazda requests to avoid Takata…

The U.S. government’s highway safety agency has rejected a request from Ford and Mazda to avoid recalling about 3 million vehicles with potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators

McConnell Blames Trump for Provoking Mob

Sen. Mitch McConnell hasn't said how he'll vote in the impeachment trial of President Trump, but he was clear about where he stands on the accusation Tuesday. "The mob was fed lies," the majority leader said on the Senate floor, the Hill reports. "They were provoked by the president and...

Lake-effect snow machine ramps back up

Forecasters are also warning of the potential for heavy snow squalls to cause dangerous travel conditions.

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Pharmacist charged in attempt to ruin COVID-19…

A Wisconsin pharmacist accused of trying to spoil dozens of vials of COVID-19 vaccine has been charged with attempted misdemeanor property damage

Biden's Pick for Big HHS Role a Historic First

Xavier Becerra has a new No. 2 at Health and Human Services. The AP reports that President-elect Joe Biden has picked Dr. Rachel Levine, Pennsylvania's current health secretary, to serve as his assistant health secretary under Becerra, who has been nominated by Biden to be the nation's top health official....

Blinken sees Congress as 'partner' on foreign…

Anthony Blinken, Joe Biden's pick for secretary of state, pledged at his confirmation hearing to bring Congress in as a full foreign policy "partner," a subtle jab at the Trump administration and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (Jan. 21)

Reports: Seattle police violated policies at…

Reports from an independent agency say a Seattle police officer who threw a tear gas canister that hit a reporter, and other officers who threw blast balls that hit individuals during last summer’s Black Lives Matter protests violated policies

The Nuclear Football Is Getting Passed in an…

There will be at least two briefcases containing the authorization codes necessary to launch a nuclear strike in the US floating around on Inauguration Day. One "nuclear football" is expected to accompany President Trump to Florida on Wednesday morning ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony in Washington, DC, at...

Hurricane-force winds race through California

In addition to the strong winds, a storm will bring rain and some snow to parts of the Southwest.

'Pharma Bro' Shkreli loses 2nd bid for early…

A federal judge has rejected convicted pharmaceutical executive’s Martin Shkreli’s second request to be let out of prison early, showing skepticism about his claim in court papers that mental health issues have weakened his immune system and made him more susceptible to contracting the coronavirus

New York Mets Fire GM in Sexting Scandal

The New York Mets fired their new general manager on Tuesday after he acknowledged sending explicit images via text to a female reporter in 2016, reports the New York Post . Jared Porter, who was hired during the offseason, got the boot after the story surfaced at ESPN on Monday night....

NYPD: Dozens arrested, 11 officers hurt at protest

New York officials said a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march ended with 29 arrests and 11 injured police officers Monday. The gathering started in Brooklyn as a celebration of King's legacy, but ended in clashes with police in lower Manhattan. (Jan. 19)

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VIRUS TODAY: US death toll from COVID-19 passes…

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 400,000 in the waning hours in office for President Donald Trump, whose handling of the crisis has been judged by public health experts to be a singular failure

Mood in the White House: 'Melania Is Good'

Melania Trump released her farewell message as first lady on Monday, asking people to "choose love over hatred" and be passionate but avoid violence. So what's next for the 50-year-old first lady after Wednesday? Expect her to keep a low profile for the near future in Florida, writes Mary Jordan...

Outdoor learning carries on through winter months

Some school systems have adopted outdoor learning to curb the spread of COVID-19 in classrooms.