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NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — 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, where a state lawsuit is trying…

'MLK/FBI' probes 'the darkest part' of the bureau's history

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, January 18, 2021

Originally Published: 15 JAN 21 12:47 ET Review by Brian Lowry, CNN (CNN) -- The government-sanctioned harassment of Martin Luther King Jr. provides the chilling spine of "MLK/FBI," a documentary timed to the annual holiday for the civil rights icon.…

Biden proposes $1.9 trillion vaccination and economic rescue legislative package

President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday evening outlined a $1.9 trillion emergency legislative package to fund a nationwide vaccination effort and provide direct economic relief to Americans.

President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday evening outlined a $1.9 trillion emergency legislative package to fund a nationwide vaccination effort and provide direct economic relief to Americans amid the coronavirus pandemic, telling Americans that "the health of our nation is at stake." "There…

Olympic gold medalist Klete Keller charged for alleged role in Capitol riots

Klete Keller, who won five Olympic swimming medals, including two relay golds, was charged Wednesday for his alleged participation in the Capitol riot last week, according to court documents.

Keller was charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, and obstructing law enforcement engaged in official duties incident to civil disorder, according to documents…

District 27 Congressman Michael Cloud issues statement on Trump's second impeachment

Congressman Michael Cloud (TX-27) issued the following statement regarding H. Res. 24 – Article of Impeachment

Victoria, Texas - District 27 Republican Congressman Michael Cloud released the following statement regarding the impeachment of Donald Trump: “Last week’s violent attack on the U.S. Capitol was abhorrent, and I condemn every unlawful action that occurred. Every single person…

The FBI has arrested Jenny Cudd of Midland, Texas

Cudd is accused of rioting at the U.S. Capitol

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - Federal officials say a West Texas flower shop owner who posted a video on Facebook bragging about breaking into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the U.S. Capitol riot last week has been arrested. A spokesman…

Trump's been impeached again. What's next?

Investigators pursuing signs U.S. Capitol riot was planned

Originally Published: 13 JAN 21 15:53 ET Updated: 13 JAN 21 17:33 ET By Zachary B. Wolf, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump has been impeached again -- the first leader in US history to be impeached twice by the…

Dollar General will pay its workers to get a Covid-19 vaccine

Dollar General has 157,000 employees who can get paid to get the vaccine

Originally Published: 13 JAN 21 13:00 ET Updated: 13 JAN 21 13:04 ET By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) -- Dollar General wants its employees to get Covid-19 vaccines, so it's offering to pay them to do it. The chain…

Pence rejects calls to invoke 25th Amendment ahead of House vote on resolution urging him to do so

Vice President Mike Pence made clear Tuesday night that he has no plans to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office, in a new letter released just hours ahead of a House vote on a measure urging him to do so.

The resolution, brought forward by Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland, calls on Pence "to immediately use his powers under section 4 of the 25th Amendment to convene and mobilize the principal officers of the executive departments in the Cabinet…

Republican members of Congress refuse to wear masks during Capitol insurrection

Six House Republicans unmasked and closely together during U.S. Capitol insurrection

Originally Published: 09 JAN 21 12:27 ET Updated: 09 JAN 21 15:46 ET By Keri Enriquez, CNN (CNN) -- Six House Republicans were captured on video refusing masks offered by a colleague during the US Capitol insurrection on Wednesday. Rep.…

FBI warns 'armed protests' being planned at all 50 state capitols and in Washington DC

The FBI has received information indicating "armed protests" are being planned at all 50 state capitols and the US Capitol in Washington, DC in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20th.

The news comes as security measures are being stepped up ahead of Inauguration Day, with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies preparing for the possibility of more violence after rioters stormed the US Capitol last week leaving five people dead, including…

Trump to visit U.S.-Mexico border to laud border wall

By KEVIN FREKING WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to travel to the U.S.-Mexico border on Tuesday to highlight his administration’s work on the border wall, the White House said Saturday. Trump will travel to the town of…

Twitter locks Trump's account for 12 hours, signals he could be banned

Twitter said Wednesday it has locked President Donald Trump's account for 12 hours, and warned for the first time that it may suspend him permanently.

Twitter said Wednesday it has locked President Donald Trump's account for 12 hours, and warned for the first time that it may suspend him permanently. The temporary lock reflects Trump's violation of the Twitter rules, the company said. "We have…

Woman who was shot at US Capitol has died

The US Capitol is once again secured but a woman is dead after supporters of President Donald Trump breached one of the most iconic American buildings

The US Capitol is once again secured but a woman is dead after supporters of President Donald Trump breached one of the most iconic American buildings, engulfing the nation's capital in chaos after Trump urged his supporters to fight against the ceremonial…

George W. Bush derides US Capitol breach as 'sickening and heartbreaking'

Former President Bush plans to attend Biden's inauguration

Updated: By Paul LeBlanc, CNN (CNN) -- Republican former President George W. Bush derided the rioters who forced a shutdown of the House and Senate chambers of the US Capitol on Wednesday, calling the scene "sickening and heartbreaking" in a…