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An attack at the US Capitol has left one police officer dead, as well as the attack, who was shot by police.

The US Democrats snatched a win in the year’s first vote on an issue that once again faces a steep uphill climb in Congress.

US Senate meets under tight security after extremist threat

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US Senate meets under tight security after extremist threat

The Senate carried on with business as usual on Thursday. Yet worries persisted: the Capitol Police are pushing to extend the stay of the National Guard protecting Congress through May.

$1.9 trillion Covid plan clears US House

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$1.9 trillion Covid plan clears US House

The US House passed an enormous, $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package early Saturday.

US Capitol riot probe planned, Trump's legal woes mount

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US Capitol riot probe planned, Trump's legal woes mount

Most Republicans in the US Senate voted to acquit Donald Trump in last week's impeachment trial, but the former president's woes are far from ...

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Biden calls on Congress to reform US gun laws

US President Joe Biden called on Congress to enact "commonsense" gun law reforms, three years after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

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Senate acquits Trump of inciting Capitol riot

The US Senate acquitted former President Donald Trump on charges of incitement of insurrection, ending his second impeachment trial.

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US House punishes lawmaker in QAnon storm

The US House voted to strip conservative Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene of her assignments over her past social media conduct.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene is dangerous. She should be removed

Comment: Democrats and Republicans have a responsibility to recognise the very real danger Greene poses to education on Islam, and continue to ...

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Trump impeachment article sent to Senate, triggering trial

The US House of Representatives is to deliver a single article of impeachment to the Senate accusing Donald Trump of inciting the storming of ...

Donald Trump impeachment trial to begin in February

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Donald Trump impeachment trial to begin in February

The impeachment trial of former US president Donald Trump commences in the first week of February.

The racist legacy of outgoing US President Donald Trump

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The racist legacy of outgoing US President Donald Trump

It is Donald Trump's last official day as President of the United States, and his departure is a good time to look back on his problematic ...

Biden, GOP leaders will attend church before inauguration

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Biden, GOP leaders will attend church before inauguration

Joe Biden has invited top Republican and Democratic congressional leaders to a bipartisan prayer before his inauguration.

Trump impeachment trial looms over Biden's first 100 days

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Trump impeachment trial looms over Biden's first 100 days

President-elect Joe Biden's first 100 days agenda is being overshadowed by the looming Senate trial of his soon-to-be predecessor Donald Trump.

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Now that Trump is impeached (again), what's next?

Outgoing US President Donald Trump was impeached for the second time - what happens now?

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Trump impeached for unprecedented second time

Donald Trump was impeached for the second time, a first in US history.

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Pence rejects invoking 25th Amendment to oust Trump

The Vice President of the United States Mike Pence said he does not support invoking the 25th Amendment process to remove Donald Trump.

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Trump shores up Pence ties as Democrats attempt impeachment

Trump and Pence met for the first time since rioters stormed the US Capitol last week, signaling a united front as Democratic efforts to impeach ...

Biden to receive second Covid vaccine dose

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Biden to receive second Covid vaccine dose

US President-elect Joe Biden will receive his second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, his office announced, three weeks after his first injection ...

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Democrats to impeach Trump for a second time

US Democrats said they would push to remove President Donald Trump from office during the final days of his administration after his supporters' ...

Fresh calls for Trump to resign after Capitol violence

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Fresh calls for Trump to resign after Capitol violence

Donald Trump faced fresh calls from some members of his own party to resign over the violent incursion into the US Capitol.

Biden urged to renounce sole control of nuclear weapons

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Biden urged to renounce sole control of nuclear weapons

A former US defense secretary has called on President-elect Joe Biden to reform the system that gives sole control of the nation's nuclear ...

US Vice President Mike Pence to attend Biden inauguration

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US Vice President Mike Pence to attend Biden inauguration

Media reports on Saturday said current US Vice President Mike Pence will attend the upcoming inauguration of Joe Biden.

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