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How Police Responded to Capitol Mob and Protesters After George Floyd Killing

During the protests after the killing of George Floyd in May, President Trump vowed to “dominate” demonstrators, calling them “extremists” and “thugs,” while federal agents deployed tear gas and swept…

Calls for Trump to Resign or be Removed Grow After Capitol Hill Chaos

After a mob of President Trump’s supporters stormed Capitol Hill, egged on by his rejection of the 2020 election results, a small but growing chorus of civic and business leaders…

Photos Inside the Capitol: The Sound of the Mob Came First

WASHINGTON — A ceremonial session of Congress to formally declare President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s victory devolved in an instant into a scene of violence and mayhem on Wednesday when…

Trump’s Speech Helped Set Violence in Motion

Shortly before leaving the White House on Wednesday morning for the Ellipse, where a stage had been set up for him to address supporters, President Trump had a word with…

Biden Denounces Storming of Capitol as a ‘Dark Moment’ in Nation’s History

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. denounced the storming of the Capitol on Wednesday as the violent expression of President Trump’s refusal to accept his defeat, calling it “an…

World Leaders Express Horror as U.S. Capitol Attack ‘Shakes the World’

BERLIN — As an angry mob stormed the heart of the world’s most powerful democracy, the rest of the world watched the once-unimaginable scenes unfolding in Washington with dismay and…

After Quick Vaccine Success, Israel Faces New Virus Woes

JERUSALEM — Just last week, Israel was seen as a model coronavirus country, outstripping the rest of the world in the pace of vaccinating its citizens by a hefty margin.…

Kelly Loeffler Is Done in the Senate. But What About in the W.N.B.A.?

On Tuesday morning, the Rev. Raphael Warnock made a final pitch to Senate-race voters in Georgia with a video on social media that prominently featured W.N.B.A. players campaigning on his…

Biden Calls on Trump to ‘Demand an End to this Siege.’

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. said Trump supporters’ breach of the Capitol building was “an assault on the rule of law like few times we’ve ever seen it” and called…

How The Storming of Capitol Hill Was Organized on Social Media

Just after 1 p.m., when President Trump ended his speech to protesters in Washington by calling for them to march on Congress, hundreds of echoing calls to storm the building…