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States activate National Guard, close capitol buildings ahead of Biden inauguration and possible violence

Reports of possible violent demonstrations over the weekend have prompted state governors to take action in anticipation of any potential unrest, such as deploying the National Guard, declaring states of...

Migrant caravan demands Biden administration 'honors its commitments'

A migrant caravan moving from Honduras toward the U.S. border is calling on the incoming Biden administration to honor what it says are "commitments" to the migrants moving north,...

As Trump leaves the stage, Republicans grapple with new conspiracy caucus – CNN

The chief theory known as QAnon -- that the US government is run by a cabal of Satan-worshipping pedophiles only Trump can expose -- began nearly four years ago...

Manchin says 14th Amendment ouster should be 'consideration' for Sens. Hawley, Cruz

West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin says removing Sens. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, over their objections to the 2020 presidential election results should be "a consideration."  In...

Deshaun Watson 'just wants out' amid rumors of unhappiness with Texans: report

Deshaun Watson’s days with the Houston Texans appear to be numbered. Watson "just wants out" of the Texans, a source told Sports Illustrated in a story published Saturday. The longtime...

Trump’s approval rating hits all-time low following U.S. Capitol riot

President Trump's job approval rating dropped to an all-time low of 29%, nine points less than it was in August of 2020, according to a Pew Research poll released...

T’Wolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns, whose family has been hit hard by coronavirus, reveals his own...

Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns announced Friday he is dealing with the coronavirus.

Uganda says president wins sixth term as vote-rigging alleged

KAMPALA, Uganda – Uganda’s electoral commission said Saturday that President Yoweri Museveni won a sixth five-year term, extending his rule to four decades, while top opposition challenger Bobi Wine...

Nikki Haley: ‘Harsh reality’ is Bernie Sanders will be Budget Committee chairman

Nikki Haley said Saturday it's time to face the "harsh reality" that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will chair of the Senate Budget Committee, now that Democrats control the chamber. "He has vowed to use...

Tennell, Karen Chen selected for US team for skating worlds

National champion Bradie Tennell and third-place finisher Karen Chen were selected Saturday by U.S. Figure Skating for the world championships team. The federation reserves the right to choose skaters for...