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State capitol protests mostly small, but under heavy guard from troops and law enforcement

In a remarkable display of firepower, police and troops protected government buildings across the country amid fear security threats will continue.

Phil Spector, lionized producer of 1960s pop and convicted murderer, dies at 81

He was known as the creative force behind such hits as “Be My Baby” and “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling” — and for disturbing behavior that culminated in a murder conviction.

400,000: The invisible deaths of covid-19

It took 12 weeks for the death toll to rise from 200,000 to 300,000. The death toll has leaped from 300,000 to almost 400,000 in less than five weeks.

Live updates: Statehouses across the country see only small protests, some armed

With officials on high alert days away from President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, several cities saw armed but peaceful demonstrators, some identifying themselves as part of the fringe anti-government “Boogaloo” movement.

Tom Lankford, civil rights reporter secretly in league with police, dies at 85

On orders of his publisher and working with Alabama police, he wiretapped the civil rights leaders he covered.

41 minutes of fear: A video timeline from inside the Capitol siege

An examination of video, texts and other evidence shows how perilously close lawmakers came to the enraged mob

State capitols tighten security and brace for the unknown as far-right groups plot shows of strength

National Guard troops deployed to protect statehouses from a repeat of U.S. Capitol assault.

Man who shot video of fatal Capitol shooting is arrested, remains focus of political storm

John Earle Sullivan, deplored by both liberal and conservative activists, says he only wanted to capture history, but he also sells merchandise.

Live updates: Capitols brace for potentially violent protests; Trump supporters gather in Austin, St. Paul

Most protests are planned for Sunday, though some far-right activists have urged people to stay home, claiming the events are a “setup” to frame Trump supporters for violence.

Va. attorney general launches Conviction Integrity Unit to identify wrongful convictions

Nearly 80 prosecutors and attorneys general have launched such units, leading to more than 460 exonerations of wrongly convicted defendants.

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