The U.S. government early on Saturday carried out the 13th and final federal execution under President Donald Trump’s administration, just days before President-elect Joe Biden takes office with a promise to try to end the death penalty.
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The U.S. Army confirmed that as many as 25,000 National Guard members will be stationed in Washington D.C. for Inauguration Day next week.
FBI questioning dozens in killing of Capitol police officer, assaults on law enforcement: New York Times
The FBI is questioning dozens of people in the killing of Brian Sicknick, a police officer who died a day after physically engaging with a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump who stormed the U.S. Capitol last week, and other assaults on law enforcement, the New York Times reported on Friday.
The U.S. government planned to carry out the 13th and final execution under President Donald Trump’s administration on Friday evening, just five days before President-elect Joe Biden takes office with a promise to try to end the death penalty.
Scattered vaccine shortages cropped up on the frontlines of the U.S. battle against the coronavirus pandemic on Friday, prompting at least one large New York healthcare system to cancel a slew of appointments of people hoping to be inoculated.
The National Rifle Association on Friday filed for bankruptcy, a sudden development that could help the gun rights group escape a lawsuit by New York’s attorney general seeking its dissolution.
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has resigned, citing last week’s attack on the Capitol, CNN reported on Friday.
For Southern California ambulance crews, the shifts feel never-ending and the calls to pick up COVID-19 patients seem endless.
The nation’s capital on Friday continued to boost security by shutting down access to iconic landmarks and erecting vehicle checkpoints at a security perimeter surrounding central Washington ahead of President-Elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20.
Only a few protests have been permitted for next week’s inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden in Washington, D.C., as officials implement unprecedented security measures amid warnings of possible attacks by groups involved in the Jan. 6 pro-Trump siege of the Capitol.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration granted Massachusetts-based American Robotics Inc permission to operate automated drones.
President-elect Joe Biden will on Friday outline his plan to ramp up vaccinations against COVID-19 as he prepares to take office amid soaring infection rates and an early rollout by the Trump administration he called “a dismal failure.”
Facebook Inc said on Friday it was blocking the creation of any new Facebook events in close proximity to places such as the White House and U.S. Capitol in Washington, as well as state capitol buildings, through Inauguration Day on Jan. 20.
Federal prosecutors offered an ominous new assessment of last week’s siege of the U.S. Capitol by President Donald Trump’s supporters on Thursday, saying in a court filing that rioters intended “to capture and assassinate elected officials.”
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden named pioneering geneticist Eric Lander as the director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy on Friday, elevating the post to Cabinet-level status for first time.
Shortly after rampaging Trump supporters attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, a fan of the president posted a message on the pro-Donald Trump website TheDonald.win.
President Donald Trump now plans to leave Washington on the morning of Inauguration Day next Wednesday after considering a departure on Tuesday, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Hundreds of Central Americans camped overnight outside the bus terminal in the city of San Pedro Sula, Honduras, anxiously awaiting the departure early Friday morning of a migrant caravan hoping to reach the United States.
The U.S. Justice Department’s internal watchdog will review how the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other law enforcement agencies prepared and responded to the storming of the U.S. Capitol by President Donald Trump’s supporters, Inspector General Michael Horowitz said on Friday.
The acting U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia on Friday said there is no “direct evidence” suggesting that rioters who breached the Capitol last week were planning to kidnap or kill lawmakers.
At least 10 state health departments in the United States have detected the highly contagious B.1.1.7 variant of COVD-19, the disease caused by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, according to a new report.
The timing of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could come into clearer focus on Friday when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to take questions about her next steps at a morning news conference at the U.S. Capitol.
The U.S. government on Friday said President Donald Trump should not be forced to defend against a defamation lawsuit by the author E. Jean Carroll, who accused him of raping her a quarter-century ago, and that it should be substituted as the defendant.
A new, highly transmissible variant of the coronavirus first discovered in Britain could become the dominant variant in the United States by March, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned on Friday.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will keep Dr. Francis Collins as head of the National Institutes of Health, his transition team said in a press release on Friday.
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A coalition of companies is pushing for a credential that would identify people who have received a COVID-19 vaccine.
A Palm Beach County official reportedly contacted legal counsel to inquire about canceling the lease for Trump International Golf Club in unincorporated West Palm Beach.
Harvard students are calling on the university to revoke the degrees of anyone who is affiliated with President Donald Trump. Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX), Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), and White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany are all targets of the student’s petition.
Lockdown agenda based on data with glaring anomalies
Dead Capitol Police Officer Suffered Medical Condition, No Evidence of Getting Hit By Fire Extinguisher
The U.S. Capitol police officer who died following the Jan. 6 Capitol invasion is believed to have suffered from a pre-existing medical condition that contributed to his death.
The Justice Department’s Inspector General’s office and the Department of Defense’s internal watchdog will investigate how the agency and law enforcement agencies prepared for and responded to the U.S. Capitol breach on Jan. 6, according to officials in an announcement.
The U.S. government on Thursday executed Corey Johnson, a convicted murderer, marking one of the final two federal executions planned under President Donald Trump’s administration, after the Supreme Court rejected a plea to allow him to recover from COVID-19.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it had administered 12,279,180 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Friday morning and distributed 31,161,075 doses.
The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will hold a Jan. 21 confirmation hearing on the nomination of former South Bend, Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg to head the Transportation Department.
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday that if members of Congress were found to have been accomplices to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, they should be prosecuted.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has chosen David Kessler, the ex-head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to help lead the COVID-19 vaccine push, his transition team said on Friday.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming chief of staff Ron Klain said on Friday he expects the United States to hit 500,000 COVID-19 deaths next month.
A former Arkansas health official is sounding alarms about the pace of coronavirus vaccines being administered to residents of long-term care facilities under a U.S. plan that puts major pharmacy chains CVS and Walgreens in charge of many of the shots.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s outgoing administration approved a land swap on Friday for a Rio Tinto Ltd copper mine in Arizona that would boost domestic production of the red metal but destroy sites sacred to Native Americans.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming chief of staff Ron Klain said on Friday Biden has had polite, straightforward talks with Republican Senator Mitch McConnell about the need to get his Cabinet appointed.
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi did not answer when asked on Friday about when she plans to send the single impeachment article against President Donald Trump to the Senate, which would begin the trial process in that chamber.
When a U.S. appeals court declared that Florida could make it harder for convicted felons to vote – a ruling decried by civil rights activists – the impact of President Donald Trump’s conservative judicial appointments was plain to see.
A leftist assaulted Roger Stone’s handicapped wife while she was walking her dog in her neighborhood on Thursday.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Friday named former Deputy CIA Director David Cohen to reprise his role at the U.S. intelligence agency as he continued to fill out top roles for his administration.
Another academic study is proving what many have contended all along, that the COVID lockdowns are causing more harm than good
“We have also gathered evidence that strongly suggests the donor was a now-deceased computer programmer based in France”
Federal authorities on Thursday arrested and charged a former occupational therapist for Cleveland schools, allegedly seen in a viral photo showing her standing next to the vice president’s chair in the Senate during the Jan. 6 breach of the Capitol.
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said that China’s lack of transparency and action had left the United States “flying blind” and compromised its early response to the CCP virus.