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National Guard members with extremist ties removed from Biden inauguration mission

National Guard members with extremist ties removed from Biden inauguration mission

The guard members were found to have ties with right-wing militia groups or to have posted extremist views online, according to two US officials.

  • by Michael Balsamo and James LaPorta

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Biden selects transgender doctor as assistant health secretary

Biden selects transgender doctor as assistant health secretary

Rachel Levine is poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the US Senate.

  • by Will Weissert
What can we expect on Biden's Inauguration Day?
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What can we expect on Biden's Inauguration Day?

How does the transfer of power work? How do the nuclear codes change hands? And when do the Bidens move into the White House?

  • by Felicity Lewis and Chris Zappone
Inside 'Fortress Washington' ahead of Inauguration Day

Inside 'Fortress Washington' ahead of Inauguration Day

Washington residents never liked Donald Trump. But instead of party central, the US capital feels like an occupied military zone in his final days as President.

  • by Matthew Knott
FBI hunt for woman accused of stealing Pelosi's laptop to sell to Russians

FBI hunt for woman accused of stealing Pelosi's laptop to sell to Russians

Riley Williams has disappeared after allegedly abandoning her scheme, but a heavy metal guitarist accused of attacking Capitol police has turned himself in.

Biden's inauguration rehearsal evacuated after nearby fire

Biden's inauguration rehearsal evacuated after nearby fire

The US Capitol complex temporarily locked down during a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration after a nearby fire caused security concerns.

  • by Andrew Taylor, Colleen Long and Eric Tucker
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Capitol rioters led to their deaths by a false prophet

Capitol rioters led to their deaths by a false prophet

The Trump supporters who stormed the Capitol were deplorables. But they were also victims.

  • by Julie Szego
New Yorker video reveals 'the hatred and the buffoonery' of Capitol siege

New Yorker video reveals 'the hatred and the buffoonery' of Capitol siege

In scenes captured by veteran war correspondent Luke Mogelson, rioters tell police: "You're outnumbered. We are listening to Trump - your boss."

  • by N'Dea Yancey-Bragg
No farewell parade: Trump's dawn departure to be a subdued affair

No farewell parade: Trump's dawn departure to be a subdued affair

As Trump prepares more than 100 pardons and commutations for the day before Inauguration, he is not expected to pardon himself - because it would make him look guilty.

  • by Jennifer Jacobs and Steve Holland
US cannot ignore the lessons of history
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US cannot ignore the lessons of history

If history can ever repeat, it did on January 6 when Trump supporters marched on the US Capitol.

  • by Dennis Glover
Is Morrison ready for a Biden administration?

Is Morrison ready for a Biden administration?

After years of navigating the Trump relationship, the Australian government now needs to move on from the most divisive US president in history.

  • by Anthony Galloway