Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, Jan. 12, 2021.
Earlier this month over 50 pro-democracy politicians and activists were arrested in Hong Kong
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Fri, 01/15/2021 - 05:01 PM
FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Air Force, an F-35 fighter jet pilot and crew prepare for a mission at Al-Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates.
The United States removed fellow NATO member Turkey from the F-35 program over Turkey's acquisition of S-400 missile defense systems from Moscow
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Fri, 01/15/2021 - 03:32 PM
FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2014 file photo, a U.S. and Cuban flag hang from a balcony in Old Havana, Cuba. As the two countries to…
Sanctions come five days before end of Trump administration
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A shopper passes by a retail store that was recently closed in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., December 8, 2020.  REUTERS/Brendan…
News comes on tail of gloomy jobs report that saw US shed jobs for first time in eight months
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Fri, 01/15/2021 - 01:33 PM
President-elect Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 pandemic during an event at The Queen theater, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in…
President-elect says he will create permanent protection for young migrants in Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, known as 'Dreamers'
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Fri, 01/15/2021 - 01:08 PM
The US National Guard and Its Role
At least 15,000 armed National Guard troops will help provide security for the inauguration of President-election Joe Biden
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FILE - A U.S. soldier keeps watch at an Afghan National Army (ANA) base in Logar province, Afghanistan.
Drawdown appears to violate last-minute congressional prohibition
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Fri, 01/15/2021 - 10:18 AM
Vice President Mike Pence speaks to National Guard troops outside the U.S. Capitol, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Washington. (AP…
In first visit to capitol since disturbance, Pence thanks National Guard for 'stepping forward'
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Fri, 01/15/2021 - 09:32 AM
Photo by: John Nacion/STAR MAX/IPx 2019 4/10/19 Amanda Gorman at the 10th Anniversary Women In The World Summit at Lincoln…
When she reads next Wednesday, 22-year-old will be continuing tradition — for Democratic presidents — that includes such celebrated poets as Robert Frost and Maya Angelou
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Fri, 01/15/2021 - 07:32 AM
FILE PHOTO: America in the age of Trump
Johns Hopkins: More than 93 million global COVID infections
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Fri, 01/15/2021 - 05:21 AM
Workers place Biden-Harris inauguration banners on the inaugural parade viewing stand across from the White House.
Ahead of January 20th inauguration, new poll finds 21% of Republicans approve of Capitol siege and believe election was rigged
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Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:21 AM
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, file photo, President Donald Trump arrives on the South Lawn of the White House, in…
Trump is first US leader to be impeached twice and now faces a Senate trial after Biden is inaugurated
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Thu, 01/14/2021 - 09:57 PM
President-elect Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 pandemic during an event at The Queen theater, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in…
Transition team describes plan as ‘ambitious but achievable’
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Thu, 01/14/2021 - 09:48 PM
National Guard members stand next to a fence topped with razor wire surrounding the U.S. Capitol.
National Guard has prepared to deploy up to 21,000 troops to the nation's capital
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Thu, 01/14/2021 - 09:41 PM
FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2017 file photo, Harvard professor Samantha Power, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations,…
Power served as the ambassador to the United Nations under President Barack Obama from 2013-2017
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