EXPLAINER: Election claims, and why it's clear…

As Democrat Joe Biden is sworn in Wednesday as the nation’s 46th president, Donald Trump’s most ardent supporters still believe Biden was not legitimately elected after Trump continues to argue the election was stolen

12 National Guard Members Removed From…

Amid concerns of a possible "insider attack" at Joe Biden's inauguration, a dozen National Guard members have been removed from inaugural duties in Washington DC and sent home, Defense Department officials said Tuesday. All of them were found to either have links to right-wing militia groups or to have posted...

Trucks tipped, trees toppled and new fires sparked

Powerful winds that blew through Southern California on Jan. 19 are blamed for trucks tipping over, trees falling over and fueling new fires that sparked. AccuWeather's Bill Wadell had the story.

Mega Millions jackpot now $970M; Powerball up to…

Lottery players are getting another shot at the third-largest jackpot in U.S. history

Here Come the Pardons: Trump's List Released

Pardon day is here. The White House was expected to announce a slew of pardons and commutations on Tuesday, President Trump's last full day in office, but instead the list came out early Wednesday, hours before his term ends at noon, CNN reports. The most notable name on the list...

Today in History for January 20th

Highlights of Today in History: Iran releases American hostages; Ronald Reagan and John F. Kennedy innaugurated as President. (Jan. 20)

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US Capitol buildings offer front-row seats to…

Normally quiet streets around state capitols have looked more like battlegrounds recently amid protests

Feds Charge Militia Members With Planning Capitol…

Prosecutors are now going after alleged organizers of the Capitol attack as well as participants. A criminal complaint Tuesday accused three alleged members of the far-right Oath Keepers of conspiring against the United States, among other offenses, reports Reuters . Prosecutors say Thomas Caldwell, a 65-year-old Navy veteran who allegedly has...

A fury of snow flurries

As this videographer pushed north in Benton Harbor, Michigan, on Jan. 19, they were hit with heavy snow while stopped at a gas station.

California pins vaccine hopes on Biden…

California officials are pinning their hopes on President-elect Joe Biden as they struggle to obtain coronavirus vaccines to curb a surge that has packed hospitals and morgues

Biden's Daughter: 'We're OK' With No Traditional…

Move over Ivanka Trump, America is about to get a new first daughter. In her first network TV interview, Ashley Biden spoke to another presidential daughter, Today co-host Jenna Bush Hager. In the interview , which aired Tuesday, the 39-year-old said mother Jill Biden hadn't heard anything from outgoing first lady...

Blinken sees Congress as foreign policy 'partner'

Antony Blinken, Joe Biden's pick for secretary of state, pledged at his confirmation hearing to bring Congress in as a full foreign policy "partner," a subtle jab at the Trump administration and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (Jan. 21)

A Year After First US COVID Case, Death Toll Tops…

On President Trump's final full day in office, the US passed yet another bleak milestone in the pandemic. The official death toll rose above 400,000, less than five weeks after it topped 300,000. The death total—which the AP notes is around the size of the populations of...

Firefighters battle Ledge Fire from the sky amid…

As multiple wildfires popped up across California on Jan. 19 with Santa Ana winds in the south and strong winds in the north, helicopter crews helped stopped the spread of the Ledge Fire.

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California sees hopeful signs as counties fight…

Vaccine scarcity is continuing to plague California even as other indicators seem to show a slowing in the holiday-driven surge that led the state to be the first to top 3 million known coronavirus infections

GPS Reading Leads to Arrest

Being on probation, Bryan Betancur knows his movements are tracked electronically by parole and probation officers. After his GPS monitor showed the Maryland man was in the US Capitol on the afternoon of Jan. 6—during the mob attack—he was arrested. Federal court documents say Betancur has said he...

COVID-19 vaccine supply issues plague California

Vaccine supply issues continue to plague California as the state tries to ramp up COVID-19 vaccination efforts. So far 3.2 million doses have been shipped to California and 1.5 million doses administered, the state's top health official said. (Jan. 19)

Deal offers more banking services for California…

An agreement in California could open the way for more marijuana companies to access checking and other banking services

'Biggest Dodge Truck Limo in Texas' Waiting for…

The presidential pardon watch continues, with President Trump expected to issue roughly 100 pardons and commutations on his last full day in office. Joe Exotic's legal team feels confident he'll be on the pardon list. How confident? The head of his legal team, Eric Love, tells KOCO 5 there is...

Flooding destroys temporary housing for thousands…

Heavy rain at displacement camps in northwest Syria has led to flooding that destroyed or damaged tents for tens of thousands of people and killed one child.

Biden's Bible puts him in line with inaugural…

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will take their oaths of office on Wednesday using Bibles that are laden with personal meaning

Tiffany Trump Makes News as She Leaves

On her last chance to make news at the White House, Tiffany Trump has announced that she's engaged. Her fiance is Michael Boulos, CNN reports. She posted the news Tuesday on Instagram , along with a photo of the couple on the White House colonnade, with her engagement ring visible. "It...

Washington, Malek and Leto face off in ‘The…

With three Oscar winners in the crime drama "The Little Things," Denzel Washington says: “We're all three world champions, if you will.” (Jan. 19)

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Tennessee state senator charged again in federal…

A Tennessee state senator who was already facing allegations of stealing more than $600,000 from a health care school has been charged in a new case

McConnell Blames Trump for Provoking Mob

Sen. Mitch McConnell hasn't said how he'll vote in the impeachment trial of President Trump, but he was clear about where he stands on the accusation Tuesday. "The mob was fed lies," the majority leader said on the Senate floor, the Hill reports. "They were provoked by the president and...

Strong winds flip tractor trailer

Strong winds are likely to blame for this 18-wheeler truck blown onto its side on a ramp connecting I-15 and I-210 in Fontana, California.