Only a few dozen gun-rights activists converged on the Virginia state capital on Monday for an annual demonstration that was dampened by tensions in the wake of the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
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Guatemalan security forces on Monday cleared a road of hundreds of people in a mostly Honduran migrant caravan that had camped out overnight when authorities barred it from advancing toward the United States.
First Lady Melania Trump who battled COVID-19 along with her husband and son, on Monday delivered farewell remarks from the White House calling on Americans to follow her "be best" initiative and advising that "violence is never the answer."
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff volunteered at a food bank to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national holiday honoring the civil rights leader assassinated in 1968.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Monday volunteered at a food bank to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national holiday honoring the civil rights leader assassinated in 1968.
Southeast Asian ride-hailing and food-delivery giant Grab may do a share listing in the U.S., according to Reuters sources. Julian Satterthwaite reports.
Drone photos and video captured by an amateur photographer over the course of six months from July to January show what resembles a remarkable depiction of a tree.
Strapped into his wheelchair, climber Lai Chi-wai pulled himself up the 980ft-tall Nina Tower, becoming the first man in Hong Kong's history to scale a building in a wheelchair.
Britain's vaccine rollout is limited by a "lumpy" manufacturing process with production changes by Pfizer and a delay by AstraZeneca that could lead to brief supply disruption, Vaccine Deployment Minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Monday. Ciara Lee reports
Gordon Reid, a two-times men's wheelchair Grand Slam champion, said on Monday that he was perfectly comfortable spending two weeks in hotel quarantine if it means competing at the Australian Open and that those complaining are a minority.
A second major fire blazed through the Rohingya refugee camps in southern Bangladesh on Monday, coming within a week of another destructive fire which destroyed homes belonging to thousands of people.
Monica Calazans, a 54-year-old nurse in Sao Paulo, became on Sunday the first person to be inoculated in Brazil, receiving the Chinese vaccine known as CoronaVac after Brazilian health regulator Anvisa approved emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines from China's Sinovac Biotech Ltd and Britain's AstraZeneca.
A South Korean court sentenced Samsung Electronics vice chairman Jay Y. Lee to two and a half years in prison on Monday. The case will have major ramifications for Lee's leadership of the tech giant as well as Korea's views toward big business. Flora Bradley-Watson reports.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is planning to cancel the permit for the $9 billion Keystone XL pipeline project as one of his first acts in office, and perhaps as soon as his first day, according to a source familiar with his thinking. Bryan Wood reports.
The Trump administration notified Huawei suppliers, including chipmaker Intel, that it is revoking certain licenses to sell to the Chinese company and intends to reject dozens of other applications to supply the telecommunications firm, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Bryan Wood reports.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews told tennis players on Monday (January 18) who are in hotel quarantine "there's no special treatment here," after it was reported world number one, Novak Djokovic asked to be moved to private housing.
Law enforcement officers far outnumbered protesters at state capitol grounds on Sunday, as few Trump supporters who believe the president's false claim that he won the 2020 election turned out for what authorities feared could be violent demonstrations. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Rock producer Phil Spector, who changed the sound of pop music in the 1960s with his "Wall of Sound" recordings and was convicted of murder for the 2003 murder of a Hollywood actress, has died at age 81 of COVID-19, according to authorities and media reports. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
The promised executive actions to be taken on Day One include policy changes on housing, student loans, climate change and immigration. This report produced by Jonah Green.
[NFA] U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Friday said he would order increased production of syringes and other supplies to ramp up vaccinations against COVID-19 and improve upon the Trump administration rollout that he called a "dismal failure." Colette Luke has more.
[NFA] Washington, D.C. was locked down and U.S. law enforcement officials geared up for pro-Trump marches in all 50 state capitals this weekend, erecting barriers and deploying thousands of National Guard troops to try to prevent the kind of violent attack that rattled the nation on Jan. 6. Jonah Green reports.
Small skirmishes broke out between Honduran security forces and migrants trying to cross the border into Guatemala on Friday night, with Guatemalan officials estimating around 6,500 people to be heading north to the United States. Olivia Chan reports.
Ugandan opposition candidate Bobi Wine said on Friday that his life was in danger after the government deployed armed security forces around his compound in Kampala, as the disputed vote count continues in the country's presidential election. Gloria Tso reports.
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has resigned, citing last week's attack on the Capitol, CNN reported on Friday. Gloria Tso reports.
The FBI is questioning dozens of people in the killing of Brian Sicknick, a police officer who died a day after physically engaging with a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump who stormed the U.S. Capitol last week, and other assaults on law enforcement, the New York Times reported on Friday. Gloria Tso has more.
The National Rifle Association on Friday filed for bankruptcy, a sudden development that could help the gun rights group escape a lawsuit by New York's attorney general seeking its dissolution. Gloria Tso reports.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden said on Friday that he feels safe, after a reporter asked him if he felt comfortable despite intelligence briefings about Inauguration Day security threats. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s last days in the White House have been marked by rage and turmoil, multiple sources said. No one in Trump’s orbit could convince him to explicitly acknowledge election defeat and use his remaining weeks in office to hold events to tout accomplishments that he and his aides are proud of. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
While detailing his plan to ramp up vaccinations against COVID-19, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Friday said it was "shocking" to see some Republican members of Congress not wearing masks to prevent the spread of the virus and told them it was "time to grow up."
Wall Street's main indexes finished lower on Friday, weighed down by big U.S. banks after their earnings reports and concerns about the viability of President-elect Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion economic stimulus plan. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Scattered vaccine shortages cropped up on the front lines of the U.S. battle against the coronavirus pandemic on Friday, prompting at least one large healthcare system to cancel a slew of appointments of people hoping to be inoculated. This report produced by Emma Jehle.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Friday said he would order increased production of syringes and other supplies to ramp up vaccinations against COVID-19 and improve upon the Trump administration rollout that he has called a "dismal failure."
The U.S. Justice Department's internal watchdog will review how the FBI and other law enforcement agencies prepared and responded to the storming of the U.S. Capitol by President Donald Trump's supporters, Inspector General Michael Horowitz said on Friday. This report produced by Colette Luke.
A new, highly transmissible variant of the coronavirus first discovered in Britain could become the dominant variant in the United States by March, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned on Friday. Freddie Joyner has more.
The top federal prosecutor in Washington, D.C. said on Friday there is no "direct evidence" to suggest that rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol had formed "kill capture teams." Yahaira Jacquez reports.
As JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo kick off earnings season Friday with better-than-expected profits, Mercadien Asset Management president Ken Kamen tells Reuters' Fred Katayama why investors should consider buying bank stocks even after their recent rally.
Archaeologists in Bolivia have unearthed ceremonial vases, knives and metal works reportedly belonging to the lost Tihuanacota civilization.
12-year-old Chinonso Eche has set a world record for the most consecutive soccer ball touches in one minute while balancing a second ball on his head.
U.S. retail sales fell for a third straight month in December as renewed measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 triggered job losses, further evidence that the wounded economy lost considerable speed at the end of 2020. Conway G. Gittens has more.
During her weekly news conference, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that if it is found that members of Congress were accomplices to the insurrection at the the Capitol last week, actions may need to be taken beyond Congress.
Now that U.S. President Donald Trump has been impeached for a second time, the Senate will hold a very different trial than the last one as it enters uncharted territory to consider whether to bar him from future office. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Federal prosecutors offered an ominous new assessment of last week’s siege of the U.S. Capitol by President Donald Trump’s supporters on Thursday, saying in a court filing that rioters intended “to capture and assassinate elected officials.” This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski, who has already called for Trump to resign over his actions on Jan. 6, said on Wednesday "I believe that this President has committed an impeachable offense."