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Photos: The Nation's Capital, Quiet And Guarded, Before Inauguration

National Guard troops provided security at the U.S. Capitol and around Washington, D.C., for the upcoming presidential inauguration amid threats by extremist supporters of President Trump. (Image credit: Tyrone Turner/WAMU)

Despite Warnings, Many State Capitols See Only Small Protests And Quiet Streets

In Michigan, Sunday's protest in Lansing was deemed "eclectic, but small and dull." It wasn't alone.(Image credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Warnock Calls For Equity And Integrity In Sermon At Ebenezer Baptist Ahead Of MLK Day

Georgia Sen.-elect Raphael Warnock took to the pulpit at Martin Luther King Jr.'s spiritual home for a sermon honoring the civil rights icon and calling for his work to continue.(Image credit: Megan Varner/Getty Images)

Twitter Suspends Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's Account

A Twitter spokesperson said Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene violated the company policy it recently used to remove thousands of QAnon-related accounts. Her account was suspended for 12 hours.(Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The Things I'll Miss Most On An Inauguration Day Unlike Any Other

As the inauguration nears, the Capitol has become a fortress. The fences surrounding it, writes NPR's Michel Martin, "are the hallmarks of a country at war, and most tragically, at war with itself." (Image credit: J. Countess/Getty Images)

NASA's 8-Minute Rocket Test Shuts Down After 67 Seconds

The test was for NASA's Space Launch System, a successor to the retired Space Shuttle program. It takes eight minutes to generate the power needed to get to space, and ultimately to the moon.(Image credit: NASA/Getty Images)

Police Arrest Man With Handgun, Woman Impersonating Officer Near D.C. Checkpoints

In separate incidents over the weekend, police arrested a 63-year-old woman who claimed to be an officer and a 22-year-old man carrying a firearm, high-capacity magazines and unregistered ammunition.(Image credit: Tyrone Turner/WAMU)

Kremlin Critic Alexei Navalny Detained After Returning To Russia Following Poisoning

Russian authorities detained the country's top opposition leader after he landed in Moscow on a flight from Berlin. Navalny had been gone nearly five months since he was poisoned last August.(Image credit: Frederick Florin/AFP via Getty Images)

Club Of 1-Term Presidents Awaits Its Reluctant New Member: Trump

Trump joins a subset of former presidents who were denied a second term by the voters. For any public figure, that sort of hired-and-fired rejection might be purgatory. For Trump, it might be worse.(Image credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Phil Spector, Legendary Record Producer And Convicted Murderer, Has Died At 81

The famous — even infamous — producer, known for his "Wall of Sound," died Saturday. He produced records for The Ronettes, Ike and Tina Turner as well as The Beatles, among many others.(Image credit: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

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