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Thousands of National Guard troops will remain in D.C. through mid-March

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here At least 5,000 National Guard troops will remain in Washington, D.C., through mid-March, according to a statement provided to CBS News. Troops from across the country have been staying in the capital city since January 13, a week after......

38 Capitol Police officers and 150 National Guard members have tested positive for COVID-19 since Capitol attack

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Thirty-eight members of the U.S. Capitol Police force and about 150 National Guard members have tested positive for COVID-19 since responding to the deadly attack on the Capitol earlier this month, officials told CBS News.  Gus Papathanasiou, the chairman......

Thousands of National Guard troops could remain in Washington until March

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The concerns stem from what defense officials say is ongoing chatter about demonstrations picked up by federal law enforcement. On Thursday, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser referenced “intelligence from our federal partners that would suggest that we need more presence,”......

National Guardsmen begin leaving Washington following controversial deployment

TheHill
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Tal Axelrod National guardsmen stationed in Washington, D.C., are beginning to return to their home states following a deployment to guard the inauguration that was marred by lackluster conditions and a coronavirus outbreak. Governors from several states announced Friday that......

More than 150 National Guard in Washington for inauguration test positive for coronavirus

Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Between 150 and 200 National Guard deployed to Washington, D.C., to provide security for President Joe Biden’s inauguration have tested positive for the coronavirus, a U.S. official said on Friday. The U.S. government imposed unprecedented security measures in the city following the deadly Jan. 6 attack on......

National Guard troops who protected the Capitol for Biden’s Inauguration were told to sleep in a parking garage.

New York Times
National Guard troops brought in to protect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s inauguration were ordered to sleep in an unheated garage hours after being booted from the Capitol on Thursday, prompting an uproar among lawmakers who scrambled to move them back. On Friday, Gov. Chris Sununu of New Hampshire demanded that......

Lawmakers outraged after National Guard moved to parking garage

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here On Thursday, the U.S. Capitol police told National Guard troops to rest in a nearby parking garage instead of the Capitol. Photos of those troops caused outrage and the order was quickly rolled back overnight. Catherine Herridge reports. Source......

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at banishment to parking garage

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The Guard will now be allowed to rest in the US Capitol Visitor Center, the guardsman said. The change comes after thousands of National Guardsmen were moved to a parking garage after they were told they could no longer......

Lawmakers seek to return National Guard soldiers to the Capitol after they were relocated to sleep in a parking garage.

New York Times
A number of lawmakers expressed outrage on Thursday evening following news reports that the National Guard troops who had been mobilized to provide security for the inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden Jr. were told that they could no longer sleep inside the Capitol and were relocated on Thursday afternoon......

Outraged senators push for National Guardsmen to rest in Capitol after they were moved to parking lot

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here After spending days in the cold securing the United States Capitol after the deadly siege two weeks ago, citizen members of the National Guard have been asked to leave the Capitol building and relocate to a nearby parking garage......

Biden unveils national COVID strategy with slate of executive orders

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — President Joe Biden signed 10 executive orders at the White House on Thursday as part of his national strategy to combat COVID-19, warning Americans that the pandemic which has already claimed more than 408,000 American lives is......

Biden Unveils a National Pandemic Response That Trump Resisted

New York Times
Some of Mr. Biden’s actions, though, echo those of Mr. Trump. For instance, Mr. Biden will issue an executive order requiring international travel travelers to produce a negative coronavirus test before departing for the United States — a requirement that is already in place. And he will move to expand......

Watch Live: Biden to unveil national COVID strategy with slate of executive orders

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — President Joe Biden is signing 10 executive orders Thursday as part of his strategy to combat COVID-19, which has now claimed 400,000 American lives. In a conference call with reporters, Mr. Biden’s COVID response coordinator Jeffrey Zients......

Biden to unveil national COVID strategy

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — President Joe Biden will sign 10 executive orders Thursday as part of his strategy to combat COVID-19, which has now claimed 400,000 American lives. In a conference call with reporters, Mr. Biden’s COVID response coordinator Jeffrey Zients......

National Guard helicopter crash kills 3 in New York farmer’s field

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Mendon, New York — Three National Guard members on a training flight were killed Wednesday when their helicopter crashed in a farmer’s field in western New York. The craft, a UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter, crashed around 6:30......

National Archives launches website for Trump Presidential Library

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The first presidential library, established by former President Franklin D. Roosevelt, opened in 1941, with the purpose of preserving presidential records, such as photos, memorabilia, speeches and letters, for public access and research use. Since then, every president has established......

Biden expected to extend the national ban on evictions through March 2021

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here (L-R) Doug Emhoff, U.S. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Jill Biden and President-elect Joe Biden wave as they arrive on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol for the inauguration on January 20, 2021 in Washington. Joe Raedle | Getty Images......

The CSU Vikings are on National TV Friday Babaaaaaaay!

ClevelandScene
The scorching hot Cleveland State University men’s basketball team will receive a rare honor Friday evening: getting televised nationally. The Vikes will tip off against their Horizon League opponent, the University of Milwaukee, at 9 p.m. on ESPN2. The Vikings are playing more competitive basketball than they have in a......

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