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Capitol Police chief appeals for National Guard to stay

WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about continuing threats, the acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police has appealed to congressional leaders to use their influence to keep National Guard troops at the Capito...

Police request 60-day extension of Guard at US Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Capitol Police have requested that members of the National Guard continue to provide security at the U.S. Capitol for another two months, The Associated Press has learned. Defens...

The Latest: Congressman braces for threat against Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a possible threat against the Capitol (all times local): 9:50 a.m. A former chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee who wa...

Police uncover ‘possible plot’ by militia to breach Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Police say they have uncovered intelligence of a “possible plot” by a militia group to breach the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, nearly two months after a mob of supporters of the...

Police uncover ‘possible plot’ by militia to breach Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Capitol Police say they have intelligence showing there is a “possible plot” by a militia group to breach the U.S. Capitol on Thursday. The revelation was ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, March 2, the 61st day of 2021. There are 304 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 2...

Benzan leads No. 8 Maryland past Iowa 111-93

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Senior Katie Benzan broke her school record with nine 3-pointers and scored a career-high 29 points to lead eighth-ranked Maryland to a 111-93 victory over Iowa on Tuesday. ...

Owusu scores 24, leading No. 9 Maryland past Minnesota 94-62

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Ashley Owusu scored 24 points and No. 9 Maryland completed a season sweep of Minnesota with a 94-62 victory Saturday. Diamond Miller added 20 points with thr...

Yushan view from weather station arouses envy in Taiwanese netizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The photo of a window view against the backdrop of Yushan (玉山), the highest mountain of Taiwan, has wowed netizens who expressed awe at the spectacular landscape. On Fr...

Amanda Gorman, in a first, brings poetry to Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) — Amanda Gorman, the 22-year-old poet who stirred America at the inauguration of President Joseph Biden last month, again commanded the spotlight on one of the country's biggest stages, ...

Fight The Man: What GameStop's surge says about online mobs

It's a fable for our times: Small-time investors band together to take down greedy Wall Street hedge funds using the stock of a troubled video-game store. But the revolt of online st...

Creator of 'Bernie' mittens partners with teddy bear maker

The teacher who created the recycled wool mittens that U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders wore to the presidential inauguration — engendering countless memes — is partnering with the Vermont Teddy Bear Company ...

Federal conspiracy charges for 2 Proud Boys in Capitol riot

NEW YORK (AP) — Two men identified as members of the Proud Boys have been indicted on federal conspiracy and other charges in the Capitol riot as prosecutors raise the stakes in some of the slew of ca...

Bernie Sanders' mittens, memes help raise $1.8M for charity

About those wooly mittens that U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders wore to the presidential inauguration, sparking endless quirky memes across social media? They've helped to raise $1.8 million in the last five ...

Biden oath second only to Reagan and Obama with TV viewers

NEW YORK (AP) — The first inaugurations of Presidents Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama were the only ones to exceed Joe Biden's in popularity among television viewers over the past 40 years. ...