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U.S. Capitol police officer who died after violent assault ‘loved his job’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – His first big assignment was working at former President Barack Obama’s inauguration in 2009. Officer Brian Sicknick had just been sworn...

U.S. Capitol police officer dies of injuries from riot by Trump supporters

(Reuters) – A U.S. Capitol Police officer, Brian Sicknick, has died of injuries suffered when supporters of President Donald Trump assaulted the legislative building,...

How security failures enabled Trump mob to storm U.S. Capitol

(Reuters) – The bloody chaos inside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday came after the police force that protects the legislative complex was overrun by...

Covid-19 test site worker, 26, jumped from overpass with baby in her arms

Tonisha Lashay Barker jumped from a Tennessee highway overpass with her toddler son in her arms. Police say Barker, 26, and her 21-month-old son...

Boat With 20 Aboard Disappears Between Bahamas And US “Search suspended”

A boat carrying 20 people has disappeared between the Bahamas and Florida, the US Coast Guard announced Saturday, the day after suspending an unsuccessful...

U.S. Louisiana congressman-elect Letlow dies of COVID-19

Congressman-elect Luke Letlow, who won a runoff earlier this month to represent Louisiana's northeastern 5th District, died Tuesday from complications of COVID-19. Letlow was set...

U.S. detects first case of COVID-19 variant as Biden offers gloomy vaccine outlook

WILMINGTON, Del./LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – The first known U.S. case of a highly infectious coronavirus variant was detected in Colorado yesterday as President-elect...

RIP: Utah Star Running Back Ty Jordan Dead at 19

University of Utah star freshman running back Ty Jordan is dead after accidentally discharging his gun and shooting himself in the hip. He was...

Beyonce’s foundation donates $500K to families facing eviction; Miami Heat star donates rent money to 50 families

Beyonce's BeyGood charity is donating $500,000 to individuals and families facing eviction due to the coronavirus outbreak. The "Lemonade" star's philanthropic organization announced the generous...

Pfizer agrees to supply US with additional 100M doses of vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pfizer said Wednesday it will supply the U.S. government with an additional 100 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine under a...

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