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Accidental Fire Near Capitol Prompts Lockdown

A plume of smoke seen rising behind the Capitol building that prompted fears was a false alarm. NBC News reported that law officials said the fire came from temporary shelters…

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NRA Declares Bankruptcy, Plans to Incorporate in Texas

The National Rifle Association announced Friday it has filed for bankruptcy protection and will seek to incorporate the nation’s most politically influential gun-rights group in Texas instead of New York,…

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National Mall Closed to Public Before Inaugural

The National Park Service has closed Washington’s National Mall to the general public as part of greatly intensified security ahead of Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration. The closure started Friday morning.…

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Ex-Firefighter Threw Extinguisher at Capitol Police

A retired Pennsylvania firefighter was arrested Thursday on federal charges that he threw a fire extinguisher that hit three Capitol Police officers during the violent siege on the Capitol last…

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Anti-Semitism Seen in Capitol Invasion Raises Alarms

As a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol last week clamoring to overturn the result of November’s presidential election, photographs captured a man in the crowd…

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U.S. Tops 10 Million COVID Vaccinations

More than 10 million Americans had received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of Wednesday, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as the year-old…

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