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Capitol Police Told to Hold Back on Riot Response on Jan. 6, Report Finds
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Biden to Withdraw All Combat Troops From Afghanistan by Sept. 11

Biden to Withdraw All Combat Troops From Afghanistan by Sept. 11

By Helene Cooper, Thomas Gibbons-Neff and Eric Schmitt

After years of arguing against an extended military presence in Afghanistan, President Biden is doing things his way, with the deadline for withdrawal set for the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

Capitol Police Told to Hold Back on Riot Response on Jan. 6, Report Finds

Capitol Police Told to Hold Back on Riot Response on Jan. 6, Report Finds

By Luke Broadwater

Despite being tipped that "Congress itself is the target" on Jan. 6, Capitol Police were ordered not to use their most powerful crowd-control weapons, according to a scathing new watchdog report.

Johnson & Johnson Vaccinations Paused After Rare Clotting Cases Emerge

Johnson & Johnson Vaccinations Paused After Rare Clotting Cases Emerge

By Noah Weiland, Sharon LaFraniere and Carl Zimmer

Federal health officials called for a halt in the use of the company's coronavirus vaccine while they study serious illnesses that developed in six American women.

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The Next Level in Office Amenities: Wild Horses

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The Next Level in Office Amenities: Wild Horses

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The mustangs at a Nevada office park are an example of the outrageous perks that businesses dangle to impress job candidates, but wildlife advocates are pushing back on efforts to market them.

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Your Success Probably Didn't Come From Merit Alone

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Today's Videos

Retired Police Officer Is Questioned on George Floyd's Prior Arrest

Video Video: Retired Police Officer Is Questioned on George Floyd's Prior Arrest

By Reuters

The defense questioned the former police officer Scott Creighton about a May 6, 2019, traffic stop during which a passenger, whom Mr. Creighton identified as Mr. Floyd, was not responsive to his commands. His testimony was limited to the physical effects of opioids on Mr. Floyd.

Biden Honors Capitol Police Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Video Video: Biden Honors Capitol Police Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

By The Associated Press

Officer William F. Evans was the second Capitol Police officer to lie in honor this year. Officer Evans was killed in the line of duty when a vehicle rammed into him and another officer at a barricade near the U.S. Capitol.

Scenes Outside a Tennessee High School Shooting

Video Video: Scenes Outside a Tennessee High School Shooting

By The Associated Press

A police officer was shot and classes were canceled at a Knoxville, Tenn., school for two days after an armed student was killed in an encounter with the police on Monday.

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