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Coronavirus live updates: COVID-19 deaths top two million worldwide

Coronavirus live updates: COVID-19 deaths top two million worldwide

Samara Heisz/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 93.2 million people worldwide and killed over two million of them, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.Here’s how the news…

Nearly a dozen ex-military members among those arrested in connection with Capitol riot

Nearly a dozen ex-military members among those arrested in connection with Capitol riot

BlakeDavidTaylor/iStockBy OLIVIA RUBIN and SOO RIN KIM, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Retired military servicemen are turning up in alarming numbers on wanted posters and in charging documents as federal agents continue their sweep of arrests tied to the deadly riot at the Capitol last week, a trend that has experts increasingly concerned about the dangerous allure…

National Rifle Association files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

National Rifle Association files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

dsmoulton/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The National Rifle Association announced that it intends to restructure as a nonprofit based in Texas and has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections.”The move will enable long-term, sustainable growth and ensure the NRA’s continued success as the nation’s leading advocate for constitutional freedom — free from the…

‘QAnon shaman’ should remain in custody, DOJ says, calls him insurrectionist

‘QAnon shaman’ should remain in custody, DOJ says, calls him insurrectionist

DanHenson1/iStockBy ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Jacob Chansley, the self-described “QAnon shaman,” is set for a detention hearing this afternoon in Arizona federal court, and prosecutors are requesting a judge keep him in government custody pending trial — using some of their bluntest words yet in court to describe last week’s assault on the…

Self-described ‘QAnon shaman’ should remain in custody: DOJ

Self-described ‘QAnon shaman’ should remain in custody: DOJ

DanHenson1/iStockBy ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Jacob Chansley, the self-described “QAnon shaman,” is set for a detention hearing this afternoon in Arizona federal court, and prosecutors are requesting a judge keep him in government custody pending trial — using some of their bluntest words yet in court to describe last week’s assault on the…

Horn helmet-wearing, painted face Capitol rioter should remain in custody: DOJ

Horn helmet-wearing, painted face Capitol rioter should remain in custody: DOJ

DanHenson1/iStockBy ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Jacob Chansley, the horned helmet-wearing, painted face Capitol rioter is set for a detention hearing this afternoon in Arizona federal court, and prosecutors are requesting a judge keep him in government custody pending trial — using some of their bluntest words yet in court to describe last week’s assault…

FBI discusses possibility of explosive devices at expected protests linked to inauguration

FBI discusses possibility of explosive devices at expected protests linked to inauguration

krblokhin/iStockBy ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The danger to the public and to law enforcement officers from explosive devices during expected upcoming protests “is substantial,” the FBI warned in a new awareness bulletin obtained by ABC News.The document includes photos of devices used in the last eight months against civilian and law enforcement targets during public protests.”Devices…

Coronavirus live updates: Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club warned about mask violations

Coronavirus live updates: Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club warned about mask violations

Samara Heisz/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 93 million people worldwide and killed over 1.99 million of them, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.Here’s how the news…

Flint water crisis: Many residents said they still don’t trust tap water

Flint water crisis: Many residents said they still don’t trust tap water

turk_stock_photographer/iStockBy HALEY YAMADA, JASMINE BROWN and MATT GERMAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Demands for accountability in the Flint water crisis may soon be answered nearly seven years after people first began reporting the devastating side effects of the city’s lead-poisoned water.Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Wednesday that former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and…

DC police officers speak out after US Capitol siege: ‘I thought … I might die’

DC police officers speak out after US Capitol siege: ‘I thought … I might die’

Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty ImagesBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — When a violent mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, it was law enforcement officers who put their lives at risk to protect Congress and secure the area.Robert Contee, chief of the Metropolitan Police Department…

Coronavirus live updates: COVID-19 deaths top two million worldwide

Coronavirus live updates: COVID-19 deaths top two million worldwide

Samara Heisz/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 93.2 million people worldwide and killed over two million of them, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.Here’s how the news…

Nearly a dozen ex-military members among those arrested in connection with Capitol riot

Nearly a dozen ex-military members among those arrested in connection with Capitol riot

BlakeDavidTaylor/iStockBy OLIVIA RUBIN and SOO RIN KIM, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Retired military servicemen are turning up in alarming numbers on wanted posters and in charging documents as federal agents continue their sweep of arrests tied to the deadly riot at the Capitol last week, a trend that has experts increasingly concerned about the dangerous allure…

National Rifle Association files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

National Rifle Association files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

dsmoulton/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The National Rifle Association announced that it intends to restructure as a nonprofit based in Texas and has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections.”The move will enable long-term, sustainable growth and ensure the NRA’s continued success as the nation’s leading advocate for constitutional freedom — free from the…

‘QAnon shaman’ should remain in custody, DOJ says, calls him insurrectionist

‘QAnon shaman’ should remain in custody, DOJ says, calls him insurrectionist

DanHenson1/iStockBy ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Jacob Chansley, the self-described “QAnon shaman,” is set for a detention hearing this afternoon in Arizona federal court, and prosecutors are requesting a judge keep him in government custody pending trial — using some of their bluntest words yet in court to describe last week’s assault on the…

Self-described ‘QAnon shaman’ should remain in custody: DOJ

Self-described ‘QAnon shaman’ should remain in custody: DOJ

DanHenson1/iStockBy ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Jacob Chansley, the self-described “QAnon shaman,” is set for a detention hearing this afternoon in Arizona federal court, and prosecutors are requesting a judge keep him in government custody pending trial — using some of their bluntest words yet in court to describe last week’s assault on the…