The top U.S. prosecutor for the District of Columbia cited a "disconnect" after federal prosecutors in Arizona said there was "strong evidence" that pro-Trump rioters intended to kill officials.
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It's the showdown many have been waiting for — the debate between Vice President Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris. Pence needs to right the ship, while Harris has to deflect charges of socialism.
Vice President Pence stressed a law and order message as protests over racism and policing continue. Republicans also worked to shore up support from suburban women and contrast visions of the future.
The vice president wore a mask during an appearance in Rockville, Md. Despite a surge in new cases, Pence insisted the country was "in a much better place than four months ago, even two months ago."
As the national deathtoll rises to six, the vice president says most Americans using "common sense" are safe. Meanwhile, lawmakers remain at odds over a funding package to fight the epidemic.
Promising to try to avert war from outer space through strength, Gen. John "Jay" Raymond was sworn in as the first commander of the newly created United States Space Force.
Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir denies she means to snub Pence. Her scheduling decision was made before President Trump canceled his trip to Denmark.
The court did not take up the part of the law that banned abortions because of fetal abnormality or race or sex of the fetus, which a lower court had knocked down in addition to the burial provision.
Under Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., the vice president enjoyed ceremonial office space on the House side of the U.S. Capitol. He still has an office on the Senate side as president of the Senate.
Congressional leadership staff and White House officials are meeting this weekend to come to an agreement, but remain at an impasse over funding for a border wall.