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New Zealand to review parliament security after door attack

New Zealand to review parliament security after door attack

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Officials plan to review security at New Zealand's Parliament after a man armed with an axe smashed the main glass entrance doors early Wednesday.
US will require all arriving passengers to get COVID-19 test

US will require all arriving passengers to get COVID-19 test

NEW YORK — Anyone flying to the U.S. will soon need to show proof of a negative test for COVID-19, health officials announced Tuesday.
Sage grouse review done, but scant time for Trump's changes

Sage grouse review done, but scant time for Trump's changes

BILLINGS, Mont. — The Trump administration has completed a review of plans to ease protections for a struggling bird species in seven states in the U.S.
Grieving congressman leads effort to remove Trump after riot

Grieving congressman leads effort to remove Trump after riot

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jamie Raskin's 25-year-old son, Tommy, killed himself on New Year's Eve and was buried the following Tuesday. A day later, a violent mob launched a deadly insurrection at the U.S.
Yellen's Senate confirmation hearing set for Jan. 19

Yellen's Senate confirmation hearing set for Jan. 19

WASHINGTON — The Senate Finance Committee announced Tuesday that it will hold a confirmation hearing for Treasury Secretary-nominee Janet Yellen on Jan. 19.
Official: Number of victims of Russian hack likely to grow

Official: Number of victims of Russian hack likely to grow

WASHINGTON — The number of federal agencies and private companies who learn that they have been affected by a massive Russian hack is expected to grow as the investigation into it continues, the U.S.
As pandemic worsens, most US states resist restrictions

As pandemic worsens, most US states resist restrictions

PHOENIX — As the U.S. goes through the most lethal phase of the coronavirus outbreak yet, governors and local officials in hard-hit parts of the country are showing little willingness to impose any new restrictions on businesses to stop the spread.
FBI says it warned about prospect of violence ahead of riot

FBI says it warned about prospect of violence ahead of riot

WASHINGTON — The FBI warned law enforcement agencies ahead of last week's breach of the U.S. Capitol about the potential for extremist-driven violence, U.S.
Illinois man accused of threatening inauguration violence

Illinois man accused of threatening inauguration violence

CHICAGO — A suburban Chicago man accused of threatening to take the lives of President-elect Joe Biden and other Democrats at the upcoming inauguration in Washington, D.C., has been arrested, prosecutors said Tuesday. The U.S.
Officials capture 1 of 6 inmates who escaped California jail

Officials capture 1 of 6 inmates who escaped California jail

MERCED, Calif. — One of six inmates who used a homemade rope to escape from a jail in central California was arrested Tuesday, authorities said. Some of those still on the loose have been charged with murder or attempted murder.