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Authorities on high alert across US as fears over far-right violence intensify
FBI says far-right extremist groups planning armed protests in all 50 state capitals as well as in Washington

Peter Beaumont

12, Jan, 2021 @11:51 AM

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Democrats begin historic impeachment proceedings | First Thing
Democrats have formally charged President Trump with a count of impeachment over his incitement of last week’s Capitol siege. Plus, tensions with North Korea heat up

Molly Blackall

12, Jan, 2021 @11:09 AM

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California legislation targets police use of license plate readers
Privacy advocates have sounded the alarm over the technology which is also used by federal government agencies

Kari Paul

12, Jan, 2021 @11:00 AM

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'The horror stories are countless': inside the LA hospital at the center of the Covid crisis
Los Angeles sees a person infected every six seconds. In a predominantly Latino neighborhood, Martin Luther King Jr community hospital faces ‘a sea of illness’

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

12, Jan, 2021 @11:00 AM

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‘Health insurance or food’: Americans face difficult choices amid pandemic
People with chronic illnesses are being forced to make hard decisions about delaying vital care or sacrificing basic necessities in order to pay for health insurance

Michael Sainato

12, Jan, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Capitol attack prompts top US firms to pull funding for leading Republicans
Companies such as Citigroup, Marriott and Blue Cross Blue Shield are deserting lawmakers who backed Trump’s bid to overturn Biden’s victory

Adam Gabbatt

12, Jan, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Trump charged with impeachment count as FBI warns of armed protests
Trump set to become first president to be impeached twice and Nancy Pelosi calls Trump ‘deranged, unhinged, dangerous president’

Tom McCarthy in New York and David Smith and Lauren Gambino Washington

12, Jan, 2021 @8:17 AM

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Josh Hawley fanned the flames for diehard Trump voters. Will his gambit pay off?
Republican senator who positioned himself as a political heir to the president and courted his supporters is now facing fierce backlash after pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol

J Oliver Conroy

12, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Capitol police officer who steered mob away from Senate chambers hailed a hero
Officer identified as Eugene Goodman induced the crowd to chase him toward officers and away from the Senate chambers

Helen Sullivan and agencies

12, Jan, 2021 @3:18 AM

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Two Capitol police officers suspended over behavior during riot
Senator says one officer took selfie with rioter and another wore Maga hat, as concerns grow over inauguration security

Guardian staff and agencies

12, Jan, 2021 @1:55 AM

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Acting US homeland security secretary Chad Wolf resigns – as it happened
Wolf, who called Capitol riot ‘tragic and sickening’, becomes latest cabinet official to step down – follow all the latest news

Maanvi Singh (now), Joan E Greve and Martin Belam (earlier)

12, Jan, 2021 @1:24 AM

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Acting US homeland security secretary Chad Wolf resigns
Wolf, who played key role in president’s hardline immigration policies, says exit prompted in part by ‘recent events’

Lauren Gambino in Washington

12, Jan, 2021 @12:54 AM

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