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Capitol rioters led to their deaths by a false prophet

Capitol rioters led to their deaths by a false prophet

The Trump supporters who stormed the Capitol were deplorables. But they were also victims.

  • by Julie Szego

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New Yorker video reveals 'the hatred and the buffoonery' of Capitol siege

New Yorker video reveals 'the hatred and the buffoonery' of Capitol siege

In scenes captured by veteran war correspondent Luke Mogelson, rioters tell police: "You're outnumbered. We are listening to Trump - your boss."

  • by N'Dea Yancey-Bragg
No farewell parade: Trump's dawn departure to be a subdued affair

No farewell parade: Trump's dawn departure to be a subdued affair

As Trump prepares more than 100 pardons and commutations for the day before Inauguration, he is not expected to pardon himself - because it would make him look guilty.

  • by Jennifer Jacobs and Steve Holland
Inauguration lockdown: FBI to vet all 25,000 National Guard troops

Inauguration lockdown: FBI to vet all 25,000 National Guard troops

The massive undertaking reflects the extraordinary security concerns that have gripped Washington.

  • by Laura Meckler
Meet Trump's pardon brokers, lobbyists asking for up to $2m from felons

Meet Trump's pardon brokers, lobbyists asking for up to $2m from felons

Pardons and commutations are intended to show mercy to deserving recipients, but Donald Trump has used many of them to reward personal or political allies.

  • by Michael Schmidt and Kenneth Vogel
The verdict's in on Trump's trade war with China
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The verdict's in on Trump's trade war with China

A year ago the US and China agreed a truce in their trade war. The latest data confirms that Donald Trump's attempt to slow China's export growth and lower the US trade deficit has failed.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
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Branson's Virgin Orbit reaches space with key mid-air rocket launch

Branson's Virgin Orbit reaches space with key mid-air rocket launch

The test thrusts Virgin Orbit into an increasingly competitive commercial space race, offering a unique “air-launch” method of sending satellites to orbit alongside rivals such as Rocket Lab and Firefly Aerospace.

  • by Joey Roulette
'Blood on his hands': As US nears 400,000 COVID deaths, experts blame Trump

'Blood on his hands': As US nears 400,000 COVID deaths, experts blame Trump

The number of COVID deaths in the past year is fast approaching the 405,000 US fatalities over four years during World War II.

  • by Jorge L. Ortiz
Records reveal Trump allies behind rally that ignited Capitol riot

Records reveal Trump allies behind rally that ignited Capitol riot

Members of the failed Trump campaign found to have played key roles in orchestrating the Washington rally that spawned a deadly assault on the US Capitol.

  • by Richard Lardner and Michelle Smith
Capitol rioter who smoked marijuana in senator’s office is arrested

Capitol rioter who smoked marijuana in senator’s office is arrested

Brandon Fellows previously said he had “no regrets” for having entered the Capitol through a broken window, roaming the halls and smoking a joint in a senator's office.

  • by William Turton and Kartikay Mehrotra
Phil Spector, music producer and convicted killer, dies after contracting COVID-19

Phil Spector, music producer and convicted killer, dies after contracting COVID-19

Spector produced 20 top 40 hits between 1961 and 1965 and went on to work with the Beatles on Let It Be, as well as Leonard Cohen, the Righteous Brothers and Tina Turner.

  • by Dan Whitcomb