US Senate meets under tight security after new extremist threat
Armed US National Guard troops patrolled the US Capitol on Thursday after officials warned of a new attack plot by extremists, but the feared show of force by those still...
With threat of US Capitol 'breach,' House scraps Thursday session
Washington's security posture has been bolstered after threats of a possible Thursday "breach" of the US Capitol, with the House of Representatives changing its voting plans to avoid gathering members on a day of potential unrest.
Trump endorses rival to Republican who voted to impeach
Former US President Donald Trump has signalled he will seek revenge on fellow Republicans who voted to impeach him last month, and he followed through Friday
Enhanced US Capitol security amid threats to Biden speech
Enhanced security measures should remain in place at the US Capitol amid threats by militia members to stage an attack during President Joe Biden's expected State of the Union address
Trump 'singularly responsible' for riot, impeachment trial brief claims
Donald Trump was "singularly responsible" for the deadly US Capitol riot last month and acquitting the former president could damage American democracy, lawmakers leading the impeachment case said Tuesday, a week before his Senate trial begins.
Outrage after troops protecting US Capitol forced to sleep in parking garage
A decision to turn a chilly underground parking garage into an overnight billet for National Guard troops in Washington to protect President Joe Biden's inauguration has stirred an uproar.
FBI says Capitol rioter allegedly hoped to sell Pelosi laptop to Russia
A young woman identified as having taken part in the storming of the US Capitol reportedly stole a laptop from top Democrat Nancy Pelosi's office and hoped to sell it to a Russian spy agency, according to an FBI criminal complaint.
Leaving office, Trump has lowest approval rating of his presidency
President Donald Trump will leave the White House this week with the lowest approval rating of his presidency, with just 34 percent of Americans supporting the job he has done, a Gallup poll showed Monday.