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Brazen rhetoric ahead of a rally planned for Saturday at the Capitol is the latest attempt to explain away the horrific assault and obscure what played out for all the world to see: rioters loyal to the former president storming the building, battling police and trying to stop Congress from certifying the election

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In this Friday, May 21, 2021 file photo, Col. Lamar Davis, superintendent of the Louisiana State Police, speaks. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte) 

Col. Lamar Davis said he wants to know why 67% of his agency’s uses of force in recent years have been directed at Black people

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In this Sept. 12, 2019 file photo, World War II veteran Lawrence Brooks celebrates his 110th birthday at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File) 

Lawrence Brooks celebrated Sunday with a drive-by party at his New Orleans home

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Workers at the site in Virginia's capital where a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was taken down this week installed a new time capsule  within the statue's massive pedestal,containing remembrances of current events, such as COVID-19 and protests over racial injustice

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Eighty percent of Oregon cases are among unvaccinated: one study found that those who were unvaccinated were more than 10 times more likely to be hospitalized and 11 times more likely to die

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Before the 9/11 attacks families could walk their loved ones to the gate without any security checks, no id was required and few checks were made for passengers

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Three hundred and forty three firefighters died combatting the devastating fire that took down the World Trade Center and claimed more than 2,000 lives. Retired New York City firefighter Rodney Lewis knew well over 30 of those firefighters.

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(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) 

Two decades after its destruction in the Sept. 11 attacks, the work to rebuild the World Trade Center complex remains incomplete

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The bill signing again underlined the hard right turn Texas Republicans made this year, including a new state law that took effect last week banning most abortions. 

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) 

Traditionally, the process of getting an opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court takes months but this year the fast-tracked 'shadow docket' has produced conservative decisions on immigration, Covid protections and abortion with little scrutiny

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