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Protests start small at newly fortified U.S. statehouses

Police and National Guard troops stood sentry at newly fortified statehouses Sunday ahead of demonstrations planned for the leadup to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, as authorities worked to deter a repeat of the recent riot that overran the U.S. Capitol. A...

Protests start small, peacefully at fortified U.S. statehouses

Police and National Guard troops stood sentry at newly fortified statehouses Sunday ahead of demonstrations planned for the leadup to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, as authorities worked to deter a repeat of the recent riot that overran the U.S. Capitol. A...

Gen. Milley key to military continuity as Biden takes office

WASHINGTON — In taking charge of a Pentagon battered by leadership churn, the Biden administration will look to one holdover as a source of military continuity: Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. President-elect Joe Biden will inherit Milley as...

Statehouses, U.S. capital brace for potentially violent week

The threat of extremist groups descending on statehouses across the country in demonstrations Sunday prompted some governors to roll out a massive show of force and ramp up security, less than two weeks after a mob overran the nation’s Capitol. Fencing, boarded-up...

For Coloradans getting by on federal unemployment benefits, the wait for them to restart is agonizing

It’s been a month since Yvette Quintana received an unemployment check. She doesn’t know when the next will come. Quintana sold a bed from the guest room in her mobile home in Adams County and few household odds and ends to “keep my head above water.” She’s worried...

Ask Amy: Sibling relationship affected by loan request

Dear Amy: I’m wondering if my brother, “Stan,” has written me off because I wouldn’t loan him money. In 2015, both of our parents passed away, several months apart. Stan and I each inherited $20,000. I socked my money away in CDs. I don’t know what Stan did with his...

Bills advance to AFC championship with 17-3 win over Ravens

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Taron Johnson could’ve kept running into next week on a 101-yard interception that carried the Buffalo Bills to their first AFC championship game appearance in 27 years. Johnson’s pick-6 of Lamar Jackson’s pass with 41 seconds remaining in the...

Biden fills out State Department team with Obama veterans

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden on Saturday filled out his State Department team with a group of former career diplomats and veterans of the Obama administration, signaling his desire to return to a more traditional foreign policy after four years of...

Biden outlines “Day One” agenda of executive actions

WASHINGTON — In his first hours as president, Joe Biden plans to take executive action to roll back some of the most controversial decisions of his predecessor and to address the raging coronavirus pandemic, his incoming chief of staff said Saturday. The opening salvo...

State capitols boarded up, fenced off, patrolled by troops

A double row of chain-link fencing circles the Arizona State Capitol. Windows on the Illinois and Ohio statehouses have been boarded up. National Guard troops in camouflage and flak jackets and heavily armed state troopers were stationed at state capitals across the...

Ask Amy: Sibling relationship affected by loan request

Dear Amy: I’m wondering if my brother, “Stan,” has written me off because I wouldn’t loan him money. In 2015, both of our parents passed away, several months apart. Stan and I each inherited $20,000. I socked my money away in CDs. I don’t know what Stan did with his...

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