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Harris On Administration's Priorities, States Prepare For Unrests, Flint Water Crisis

The incoming Biden-Harris administration has big plans. They want $1.9 trillion in new spending to help Americans. State capitals across the United States are bracing for potential unrest. The FBI warns of scenes similar to January 6th. Are state and local law enforcement prepared? And nearly seven years after the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, those responsible are now being held accountable. Nine former and current officials have been indicted.

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Trump Impeached For Second Time, Capitol Attack Intelligence, Arizona Vaccinations

Donald Trump became the first U.S. president to be impeached twice. The upcoming Senate trial won't start until Joe Biden is inaugurated. What will it mean for Biden's agenda? FBI officials discovered specific threats against members of Congress leading up to the January 6 attack on the Capitol. But they didn't act on it. Why weren't proper protocols followed for the pro-Trump rally that turned deadly? And Arizona has the worst coronavirus infection rate in the world.

Trump Impeached For Second Time, Capitol Attack Intelligence, Arizona Vaccinations

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House To Vote On Impeachment, Inauguration Preparations, U.K. COVID Challenges

Today, the House will vote to impeach President Trump a second time. This time some House Republicans are on board. What about the Senate? A week from now, President-elect Biden will take the oath of office. But it will be an inauguration like no other. The pandemic and last week's insurrection have everyone on high alert. And coronavirus deaths in the U-K have now surpassed the number of civilian casualties the country suffered during World War II. How are hospitals there coping?

House To Vote On Impeachment, Inauguration Preparations, U.K. COVID Challenges

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Over 200 House Members Call For Trump's Removal, Investigations Into Capitol Riots

More than 200 House members are now calling for President Trump's removal. But how many Republicans will join their Democratic colleagues? The 25th Amendment is also still on the table. Vice President Mike Pence has stayed silent on the issue since the insurrection. Where does his loyalty stand? And investigators are looking into homemade bombs found during last week's riots at the U.S. Capitol.

Over 200 House Members Call For Trump's Removal, Investigations Into Capitol Riots

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Democrats Push For Trump's Removal, Security Concerns, Vaccination Challenges

Democrats demand accountability for President Trump's actions. If their push to invoke the 25th Amendment fails, they'll try to impeach him again. But what difference does it make if his term is up in nine days? Law enforcement officials continue to investigate and arrest rioters, but they're also preparing for next week's inauguration. Far-right extremists say they'll be back. And only about a third of the available coronavirus vaccines have been administered. The incoming Biden administration plans to make nearly all vaccines immediately available.

Democrats Push For Trump's Removal, Security Concerns, Vaccination Challenges

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BONUS: What To Tell Kids When The News Is Scary

When the headlines are terrifying, how can parents make sure kids get the facts without traumatizing them? Whether it's a school shooting, a global pandemic or an insurrection on the U.S. Capitol, child development experts have some advice. In this bonus episode brought to you by NPR's Life Kit, hosts Anya Kamenetz and Cory Turner have answers.

BONUS: What To Tell Kids When The News Is Scary

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Calls To Remove Trump, Identifying Capitol Rioters, Biden's Vaccine Rollout Plan

There are growing voices for the President to resign or face impeachment or removal via the 25th amendment. Hundreds of law enforcement officials are combing through images to try to identify and arrest those who attacked the Capitol. With COVID-19 surging, President-elect Joe Biden reveals his plan to release more doses of the vaccine.

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Calls For Trump's Removal Grow, Reaction to Riots at Capitol, Jobs Report

Two members of President Trump's cabinet resigned on Thursday. Democrats in Congress say it's not the secretaries who need to go, but Trump himself. Many signs suggested this week's pro-Trump rally would be a riot. Why didn't authorities seem to believe it? And the pandemic continues to drag the job market down. The Labor Department says 19 million Americans are still depending on unemployment benefits.

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Pro-Trump Mob Storms Capitol, Congress Certifies Biden's Victory, Day Of Insurrection

Extremist supporters of President Trump attacked the U.S. Capitol, but they failed to stop Congress from affirming Biden's win. Lawmakers certified Joe Biden as the winner of the presidential election early this morning. Also we walk through a day of insurrection, incited by the departing president's false claims. Why was it so easy for rioters to breach security?

Pro-Trump Mob Storms Capitol, Congress Certifies Biden's Victory, Day Of Insurrection

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Warnock Wins Senate Seat, No Charges Filed In Blake Shooting, COVID Crisis In L.A.

Democrat Raphael Warnock wins his Senate runoff election in Georgia. A second race is still too close to call. On Capitol Hill, Congress will certify the presidential election results today, but some Republican lawmakers will object. In Wisconsin, the police officer who shot Jacob Blake will not face criminal charges. Kenosha residents were out last night protesting the decision. Health officials in Los Angeles County say they're in a new phase of the COVID outbreak. Beds, ambulances and oxygen are in low supply. How are hospitals rationing care?

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