The FBI has been investigating whether any of the rioters had plots to kidnap members of Congress and hold them hostage, focusing particularly on the men seen carrying plastic zip tie handcuffs and pepper spray.
Called the “American Rescue Plan,” the legislative proposal would meet President-elect Joe Biden's goal of administering 100 million vaccines by the 100th day of his administration, and advance his objective of reopening most schools by the spring.
Under the new policy, unruly passengers will immediately face enforcement actions, instead of warnings. Penalties can includes fines and jail terms for assaulting or threatening airline crews or other passengers.
While Trump’s first impeachment in 2019 brought no Republican votes in the House, a small but significant number of leaders and lawmakers are breaking with the party to join Democrats, saying Trump violated his oath to protect and defend U.S. democracy.
Guy Coates, a retired Associated Press correspondent in Louisiana, has died at the age of 80. Coates’ early career included stints at The Times of Shreveport as well as KNOE TV in Monroe and KSLA TV in Shreveport.
Seattle-based Amazon.com, Inc. has asked a federal judge to deny a request to reinstate the cloud-service account for conservative social media network Parler, claiming Parler shrugged off police violence content on its site before and after the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.