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Trump supporters gathered in the nation's capital to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. The demonstration turned violent and deadly. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
What Is the 25th Amendment and Why Are Folks Calling for It to Be Invoked After the Capitol Chaos?

“I don’t know where his Cabinet has been all this time, but it’s long overdue for the 25th Amendment because this man is no longer capable of serving the United States of America."

A pro-Trump mob stormed the US Capitol Wednesday, breaking windows and clashing with police officers. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
We Talked to an Expert on Violent Insurrections to Better Understand What the Hell Happened at the US Capitol

“This is his private army. When he said ‘stand up and stand by’ [during the debates] he was serious."

Emergency personnel work near the scene of an explosion in downtown Nashville, Tenn., Friday, Dec. 25, 2020. Buildings shook in the immediate area and beyond after a loud boom was heard early Christmas morning.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Everything We Know About the Christmas Bombing of Nashville So Far

An explosion in downtown Nashville on Christmas morning set the city ablaze and crippled communication in Tennessee and Kentucky.

President-elect Joe Biden blamed Trump for the massive hack of US government agencies—likely perpetrated by Russia. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Biden Lays Blame for Massive Russia Hack Directly at Trump’s Feet

While Trump has said little about the hacking of numerous US agencies, President-elect Biden signals that his administration will seek accountability for the breaches.

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Senate GOP Still Hasn’t Renewed the Violence Against Women Act. It’s Been 20 Months.

It’s been more than a year and a half since the bill moved to Mitch McConnell’s Senate, where the powerful gun lobby has stalled attempts to reauthorize the legislation.

A memorial in El Paso, Texas, after a white shooter targeted Latino shoppers at Walmart. Image via Shutterstock
‘A Carousel of Victims’: Here’s What You Need to Understand About the FBI’s Latest Hate Crimes Report

The number of anti-Hispanic hate crimes rose to 527 from 485 in 2018, while there were 953 reports of anti-Jewish crimes, a 14% surge over the previous year.

President Donald Trump has refused to allow the transition of power to begin, sparking concerns about national security. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
National Security Officials Are Sounding the Alarm About Trump’s Refusal to Concede

"The [9/11] commission also concluded that avoiding future disruptions in transitions was deeply in the national interest.”