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See who has been charged

Here’s the latest list of those who have been charged. Rachel Axon, Dinah Pulver, Rachel Stassen-Berger, Jayme Fraser, Josh Salman, Nicholas Penzenstadler, Katie Wedell, Morgan Hines, David Baratz1/13/2021 11:25:41 Federal prosecutors continue to charge participants in the riot at the Capitol on Jan. 6, adding to dozens of arrests that took place in Washington D.C. […]

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Insurrection Act

Ryan W. Miller   | USA TODAY Show Caption Hide Caption Insurrection Act: What is it and how is it used? Here’s what to know False rumors swirled that President Trump invoked the Insurrection Act after riots at the U.S. Capitol. Here’s what you should know about the act. USA TODAY False social media posts swirled […]

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25th Amendment

Jay Cannon   | USA TODAY Show Caption Hide Caption Who can invoke the 25th Amendment? What the 25th Amendment is and who can invoke it. USA TODAY WASHINGTON – Days after a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol in support of President Donald Trump, House Democrats were planning a resolution that calls on Vice President Mike Pence […]

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Timeline: Capitol Hill riot

As a shocked nation watched on Twitter and TV, a pro-Trump mob battled police, broke into the U.S. Capitol, and sent members of Congress fleeing as lawmakers were counting Electoral College votes to confirm the presidential victory of Democrat Joe Biden. Now, five people are dead, including a U.S. Capitol Police officer. Many of the […]

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Traditional festivities shelved

Michael Collins   | USA TODAY Show Caption Hide Caption Joe Biden and Kamala Harris named Time’s Person of the Year for 2020 President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris were collectively chosen as Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2020. USA TODAY WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe Biden won’t get a traditional inaugural parade […]

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Notable measures in 2021

Jessica Flores   | USA TODAY Show Caption Hide Caption New state laws in 2021: Banned sunscreens and raised minimum wage One state has banned sunscreens containing certain ingredients in an effort to protect their marine environment. USA TODAY, Wochit With a new year comes several new laws across the nation. One state has banned sunscreens […]

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Tips to protect yourself

Jessica Guynn   | USA TODAY Show Caption Hide Caption US cyber attack: ‘Grave risk’ for private sector, infrastructure, federal government Officials reviewing compromises to Department of Energy, including nuclear administration and other sectors in massive hacking campaign. USA TODAY Individual Americans don’t need to worry – at least not immediately – that their personal information was […]

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2020 TV premieres

Erin Jensen   | USA TODAY Show Caption Hide Caption New spring TV shows to binge, how the pandemic is affecting fall TV USA TODAY TV Critic Kelly Lawler breaks down her must-see TV shows of the spring and talks about how the pandemic is affecting production. Continuing to social distance leaves us with a lot […]

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RBG’s impact

Richard Wolf   | USA TODAY WASHINGTON – Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at the age of 87, surrounded by her family. Only the second woman to serve on the nation’s highest court, she dressed for decisions and dissents. She had a special collar, or jabot, for announcing majority opinions from the bench and […]

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Elections 2020

Voter Guide Voter Tools I want to … Register to Vote (Takes about 2 minutes) See If I Am Registered to Vote (Takes about 30 seconds) Get My Absentee Ballot (Takes about 2 minutes) Get Election Reminders (Takes about 15 seconds) Information is available to both Vote.org and Gannett Media Group sites HELPFUL LINKS More […]