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Top eight stories for today including the article of impeachment outlining former President Trump’s incitement of an insurrectionist mob to storm the U.S. Capitol is heading to the Senate; Claims of excessive force, retaliation and other misconduct by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be probed during a civil rights investigation; President Biden’s nominee for secretary of defense overwhelmingly won confirmation in the Senate, and more.

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Top eight stories for today including California fired back on the Trump administration’s eleventh-hour attempt to gut the Endangered Species Act before the president leaves office; A slew of nominees to critical positions in Joe Biden’s Cabinet came before Congress; Kansas asked a 10th Circuit panel to preserve a law specifically targeting individuals who lie to gain access to animal processing plants for undercover investigations, and more.

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Top eight stories for today including President Donald Trump was impeached for the second time in his single term; California health officials will reshuffle priorities to allow anyone over the age of 65 to receive the coronavirus vaccine; An EU magistrate said all member states should be allowed to bring privacy complaints against companies regardless of where they are headquartered, and more.

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Top eight stories for today including the Department of Health and Human Services urged states to start vaccinating everyone 65 and older and to stop reserving two shots per person; One of the country’s biggest labor unions joined with four ride-share drivers in a constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 22; Ireland’s prime minister said on he will issue a formal apology for the widespread abuse unwed mothers and their children suffered during much of the 20th century, and more.

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Top eight stories for today including the FBI sounded the alarm on plans for more armed protests in the U.S. capital and at various state legislatures; House Democrats introduced articles of impeachment alongside a resolution that invokes the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump for having incited rioters; An international team of experts is headed to China to investigate how the pandemic started, and more.

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Top eight stories for today including California Governor Gavin Newsom released a budget proposal chalked with billions for the state’s Covid-19 response and school reopenings; The decentralized rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine in the United States is moving slower than anticipated, but a massive boost in funding could help; Europe and the Americas are setting new grim coronavirus records, and more.

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Top eight stories for today including lawmakers formally introduced articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump following his incitement of supporters who laid siege to the U.S. Capitol; President-elect Joe Biden introduced his attorney general pick Merrick Garland during a speech in which he emphasized the importance of restoring the rule of law; Boeing will pay over $2.5 billion to settle criminal accusations that it misled the government about the 737 Max’s flight control software, and more.

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Top eight stories for today including the United Kingdom imposed a new lockdown while becoming the first nation in the world to use the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine; California Governor Gavin Newsom said he will press lawmakers for an additional $300 million to jumpstart the state’s lagging vaccine distribution efforts; President Donald Trump awarded the Medal of Freedom to Congressman Devin Nunes, and more.

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Top eight stories for today including the House of Commons overwhelmingly backed a trade deal the British government reached with the European Union to keep goods flowing across the English Channel after Britain leaves the bloc; Nashville police went on the defensive amid reports they were warned last year about the man who detonated a bomb on a downtown street Christmas morning; The CDC urged Americans to step up social distancing and other measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 as a new strain circulates, and more.

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Top eight stories for today including the EU and China are poised to reach a major deal that opens China’s lucrative domestic markets to European companies; Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused to schedule a vote on the House-passed bill that would increase stimulus checks from $600 to $2,000; Vice President-elect Kamala Harris received her first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, and more.

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Top eight stories for today including President-elect Joe Biden accused the Trump administration’s national security team of obstructing the transition; Courts in Nashville continued to experience phone and email outages because of the bomb that tore through a quiet downtown street Christmas morning; The World Health Organization said the coronavirus will likely remain with humans for years to come, and more.

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Top eight stories for today including drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech announced they will supply the U.S. with an additional 100 million doses of its vaccine for Covid-19 by next summer; President Donald Trump made good on his vow to veto the 2021 national defense spending bill; The Second Circuit ruled the government need not release statistics on guns used in suicides or attempted suicides, and more.

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