The Kentucky Republican said Tuesday on the Senate floor, “The mob was fed lies. They were provoked by the president and other powerful people.”
The sober moment on the eve of Biden’s inauguration was a measure of the enormity of loss for the nation.
Twelve U.S. Army National Guard members have been removed from the presidential inauguration security mission.
The pandemic’s U.S. death toll has eclipsed 400,000. And the loss of lives is accelerating.
Joe Biden moves into the White House on Wednesday facing many weighty issues: a global pandemic. A crushing recession. Racial injustice. Right-wing extremism.
A Wisconsin pharmacist accused of trying to defrost and spoil dozens of vials of COVID-19 vaccine was charged Tuesday with attempted misdemeanor property damage.
President Trump offered rare, kind words to his successor in a farewell video.
A U.S. Army soldier was arrested Tuesday in Georgia on terrorism charges after he spoke online about plots to blow up New York City’s 9/11 Memorial.
In one of his final acts as president, Donald Trump was expected to grant clemency to as many as 100 people, according to two people briefed on the plans.
Prosecutors have added five felony weapons and assault counts against a man already charged with attempted murder.
On his way out the door, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed out anew at China.
Nearly 108 years after Black heavyweight champion Jack Johnson was convicted in Chicago of transporting a white woman across state lines, the case docket reflecting his posthumous pardon has been...
Mike Lindell, CEO and founder of MyPillow and a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump, says a backlash against the company has begun after a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol this month.
More than 125 people have been arrested so far on charges related to the violent insurrection at the Capitol.
The College Board said the changes are part of a streamlining process that was accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Joe Biden’s national security Cabinet may be bare on Day One of his presidency, but an inauguration eve spurt of Senate confirmation hearings suggests that won’t be the case for long.
A panel of experts commissioned by the World Health Organization has criticized China and other countries.
William Barr, the former attorney general, said in an interview that doubts raised about the legitimacy of the Nov. 3 election results “precipitated the riot” at the Capitol on Jan. 6.
Mutations are rapidly popping up, and the longer it takes to vaccinate people, the more likely it is that a variant that can elude current tests, treatments and vaccines could emerge.
President-elect Joe Biden plans to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on Day One of his administration.
Coronavirus deaths are rising in nearly two-thirds of American states.
The U.S. Capitol complex temporarily locked down Monday during a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
A judge on Monday ordered Alexei Navalny to be remanded in custody for 30 days, the Russian opposition leader’s spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh said on Twitter.
War-like imagery has begun spreading in Republican circles after the attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters, with some elected officials and party leaders re...
FBI authorities are seeking a Pennsylvania woman in connection with the U.S. Capitol riot.
President Trump's loyalists are relying on conspiracy theories and drawing false equivalence with the summer's racial protests and blaming outside agitators for the Capitol riot.
White House officials are planning a farewell ceremony for Donald Trump as he leaves Washington on Wednesday morning.
U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet ...
Members of President Donald Trump’s failed presidential campaign played key roles in orchestrating the Washington rally that spawned a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol.