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Politics Jul 28WATCH: Pelosi holds weekly news briefing
Speaker Nancy Pelosi held a weekly news briefing Wednesday as a select committee of the House of Representatives moves forward with its investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol.
World Jul 28Rescuers search for 5 missing workers at German blast site
Rescue teams in western Germany searched for five missing workers Wednesday at an industrial park for chemical companies a day after an explosion killed at least two people and injured 31 others.
Politics Jul 27Man charged with threatening Fauci, Collins and their families
Federal prosecutors in Maryland say a man has been arrested and charged with sending emails that threatened to harm and kill Dr. Anthony Fauci, National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins, and their families.
World Jul 27U.N. says its food aid runs out this week in Ethiopia’s Tigray
The head of the U.N. World Food Program says the agency will "run out of food" in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region on Friday, while hundreds of thousands of people there face the world's worst famine crisis in a decade.
Nation Jul 27Western wildfire battles aided by weather but losses grow
In southern Oregon, improved weather is helping the fight against the massive Bootleg Fire, but new damage assessments show 161 residences have been destroyed.
Politics Jul 27WATCH: Capitol Police officer calls indifference to colleagues ‘disgraceful’
A committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection opened its first hearing Tuesday with a focus on the law enforcement officers who were attacked and beaten as the rioters broke into the building.
Politics Jul 27WATCH: Officer says Trump ‘helped create this monstrosity’
In dramatic testimony, U.S. Capitol, Sgt. Aquilino Gonell of the U.S. Capitol Police blasted former President Donald Trump's recent description of the scene at the Capitol as "a loving crowd".
Politics Jul 27WATCH: Capitol Hill officers demand action in riot hearing
Four officers gave emotional accounts of the attack, in which they were beaten and verbally abused as the mob of Trump’ supporters overwhelmed them.
Politics Jul 27WATCH: House oversight hearing on defending the U.S. electric grid against cyber threats
The House Oversight Committee held a hearing on defending the U.S. electric grid against cyber threats on Tuesday.
Politics Jul 27Former U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming dies after bicycle accident
Retired Sen. Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican known as a consensus-builder in an increasingly polarized Washington, has died. He was 77.