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Twitter bans Trump, citing risk of incitement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter says it is banning President Donald Trump from its platform, citing “risk of further incitement of violence.” The social media giant said...

All Texas Democrats in the House called for impeaching Trump after riot

By Abby Livingston, Texas Tribune With Democratic leadership in Congress calling for the removal of President Donald Trump 12 days before his term expires, all...

Cowboys fire defensive coordinator Mike Nolan after 1 season

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have fired defensive coordinator Mike Nolan after their defense allowed a franchise record in points and finished...

Court upholds ban on order letting states refuse refugees

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld a ruling halting an executive order by President Donald Trump...

President Trump won’t attend Joe Biden’s inauguration

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he won’t attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan....

US loses 140,000 jobs, first monthly loss since spring

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers shed jobs last month for the first time since April, cutting 140,000 positions, clear evidence that the economy is faltering...

Capitol Police says officer dies after riots

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Capitol Police says an officer who was injured after responding to riots at the Capitol has died. Officer Brian D. Sicknick...

Texas sees 1st case of new variant amid push for more shots

By JIM VERTUNO and JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas reported its first known case of a person infected with the...

Trump says his term is ending, transition will be orderly

By ZEKE MILLER and JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump for the first time acknowledged his defeat in the Nov. 3 election and announced...

Biden win confirmed after pro-Trump mob storms US Capitol

By LISA MASCARO, ERIC TUCKER, MARY CLARE JALONICK and ANDREW TAYLOR WASHINGTON — Congress confirmed Democrat Joe Biden as the presidential election winner early Thursday...