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Arkansas man accused of beating officer with US flagpole

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man was accused Thursday of beating a police officer with a pole flying a U.S. flag during last week’s riot at the U.S. Capitol, according to court documents. ...

Man gets life prison sentence for killing on college campus

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A white man who stabbed a Black college student to death at a bus stop on the University of Maryland’s flagship College Park campus was sentenced Thursday to life in prison fo...

Deadly Grand Canyon copter crash likely caused by wind

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The pilot of a helicopter that crashed in the Grand Canyon in 2018, killing five British tourists, told investigators that he wasn't able to control the aircraft after a “viole...

'MLK/FBI' probes when bureau bugged Martin Luther King Jr.

NEW YORK (AP) — The opening images of the documentary “MLK/FBI” include footage from the 1963 march on the Washington Mall that, today, is all the more striking for the protesters’ peacefulness. ...

Sudanese protesters rally, demand detention centers closed

CAIRO (AP) — Dozens of Sudanese rallied in the capital, Khartoum, on Thursday to demand the closure of illegal detention centers following the alleged torturing and killing of a man by a paramilitary ...

NY Democrat's ties to Maduro may help Biden unlock stalemate

MIAMI (AP) — It was the aftermath of a failed coup against Hugo Chávez and Rep. Gregory Meeks was lounging at the Kennedy compound on Cape Cod with a young lawmaker from Venezuela with a bushy moustac...

Mix of extremists who stormed Capitol isn't retreating

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — As rioters laid siege to the U.S. Capitol, the seat of American democracy became a melting pot of extremist groups: militia members, white supremacists, paramilitary organizations,...

Outcry over COVID-19 food parcels for UK children prompts U-turn

Mizz, a single mother from Stoke-on-Trent, said her heart sank when she opened the food package from the British government. "We were gobsmacked," Mizz, who didn't want to give her fu...

EXPLAINER: Who's been charged in the deadly Capitol siege?

Prosecutors have brought dozens of cases after the deadly attack at the U.S. Capitol, and they promise more charges are to come as investigators work to identify members of the pro-Trump mob. ...

Man ID'd as speaker's office invader appears before judge

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The man identified as the rioter photographed sitting in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office chair during last week’s Capitol insurrection made his initial federal court appe...

EXPLAINER: Who's been charged in the deadly Capitol siege?

Prosecutors have brought dozens of cases after the deadly attack at the U.S. Capitol and more charges are expected in the coming days as investigators identify more members of the pro-Trump mob. ...

A theater of propaganda: The Capitol, cameras and selfies

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the defining images of the Capitol siege was of a man dangling from the balcony of the Senate chamber. Clad in black and with a helmet over his head, he might have been hard to...

Records show fervent Trump fans fueled US Capitol takeover

WASHINGTON (AP) — The insurrectionist mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol at the president’s behest last week was overwhelmingly made up of longtime Trump supporters, including Republican Party official...

Records show fervent Trump fans fueled US Capitol takeover

WASHINGTON (AP) — They came from across America, summoned by President Donald Trump to march on Washington in support of his false claim that the November election was stolen and to stop the congressi...

Records show fervent Trump fans fueled US Capitol takeover

WASHINGTON (AP) — The insurrectionist mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol at the president’s behest last week was overwhelmingly made up of longtime Trump supporters, including Republican Party official...