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Charges after US Capitol insurrection roil far-right groups
Former President Donald Trump’s lies about a stolen 2020 election united right-wing supporters, conspiracy theorists and militants on Jan. 6, but the aftermath of the insurrection is roiling two of the most prominent far-right extremist groups at the U.S. Capitol that day.

Biden pushes for US voting rights law as restrictions mount - AP

Prosecutors drop case against man charged in Capitol riot - AP

Some reluctant Democrats consider ditching filibuster for voting bill - CNN

Pelosi details next steps for Jan. 6 investigation after Senate filibusters commission - NBC

Netanyahu opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM - AP

Sinema defends filibuster, sparking progressive fury - The Hill

Trump shuts down short-lived blog - ABC

Texas push to close shelters for migrant kids alarms groups - AP

Fact check: Here are 20 things Texas Republicans' elections bill would do - CNN

Prosecutors seek 30-year sentence for Derek Chauvin; defense requests probation - NBC

Florida man pleads guilty in Capitol riot probe - ABC

Haberman: Trump pressing conservative media to write election was 'stolen' - The Hill

Texas Republican blames typo for proposed Sunday voting limits - NBC

Robert Mueller to help teach law school class on Trump-Russia investigation - CNN

Parliamentarian: Democrats only get one more chance to sidestep GOP this year - The Hill

Biden says he is 'looking closely' at retaliation over Russian-linked cyberattack - NBC

Lebanese leaders exchange barbs as country sinks into crisis - AP

Senate parliamentarian complicates Dems' filibuster workaround options - Wash. Examiner

House Administration Committee to hold hearing after Inspector General report on 1/6 insurrection - CNN

AP FACT CHECK: Manchin, Sinema do not vote with GOP more - AP

Blowout in New Mexico special election a hopeful sign for Democrats - ABC

FBI says Russia-linked group behind JBS hack - The Hill

Old tech, staffing shortages led to unemployed workers waiting weeks for jobless aid - CBS

Netanyahu’s On the Way Out. Here’s What Biden Can Expect Next - Politico

President meets with GOP Sen. Shelley Moore Capito for 'constructive and frank' infrastructure talks - CNN

For Black Voters Matter, the goal is greater community power - AP

GA Republicans urge Kemp to do forensic election audit - Wash. Examiner

Texas Lawmakers Passed Changes To Prevent Blackouts. Experts Say They're Not Enough - NPR

New York taxpayers could foot Cuomo's $2.5M legal bills - The Hill

Watch: Alaska Gov. Dunleavy: Biden suspension of arctic drilling leases 'irrational' - FOX

Karen McDougal: Trump escapes fine in Playboy model payment case - BBC

California urges EPA to let state set car-emissions standard - AP

A Bush poses test of Trump's sway in Texas: The Note - ABC

May jobs report to land at pivotal moment in Biden agenda - The Hill

This Online Hub Is A Central Place For Far-Right Extremists. It's Run By A Man In Suburban Chicago - NPR

Harris gets new high-stakes role with voting rights effort - The Hill

Bolton suggests buying off Belarusian president to remove him from power - Wash. Examiner

New Mexico special election results: Democrats' big win in blue district may not say much about 2022 races - FOX

Man who took selfie in Senate chamber enters guilty plea in Capitol riot investigation - CBS

Senate Democrats call on Google to conduct racial equity audit - Politico

Watch: Keilar spars with Texas state lawmaker over controversial bill - CNN

Ukrainian president says Russian troops remain near Ukraine - AP

Dems and GOP tell Biden from the border: 'Solve this problem before it gets worse' - Wash. Examiner

Appeals court rejects bid by landlords to resume evictions - The Hill

‘Piles of trash’: Yang, Adams turn on breakout star in New York mayor’s race - Politico

Watch: Biden says he doesn't think Putin is testing him - FOX

Fed official hints at tapering bond purchases - Wash. Examiner

Netanyahu opponents seal deal to form new government that would oust him from power - NBC

Sri Lanka Faces An Environmental Disaster As A Ship Full Of Chemicals Starts Sinking - NPR

Pentagon says diversity training essential in ‘defending the nation’ - FOX

Judge rebuffs Noem's bid for July 4th fireworks at Mount Rushmore - The Hill

Biden goes ‘full steam ahead’ on Trump’s nuclear expansion despite campaign rhetoric - Politico

Chauvin lawyer seeks sentence of time served in murder of George Floyd - ABC

Biden will discuss recent cyber attack on meat producer with Putin in Geneva - CNN

Los Angeles sheriff vows to expand concealed weapons permits amid rampant crime surge - Wash. Examiner

Fears of environmental disaster as oil-laden ship sinks off Sri Lanka - BBC

Crist raises $1.35 million in first month of campaign for Florida governor - The Hill

Jill Biden getting Delaware beach day for her 70th birthday - AP

DeSantis blasts Democrat Nikki Fried after she joins Florida governor race: 'She's a lockdown lobbyist' - FOX

Negotiator of NFL concussion settlement program on race-norming: 'I was wrong' - ABC

Austin nearing decision on military sexual assault reform - The Hill

New York Democrat, 2 Trudeau Liberals push to reopen U.S.-Canada border - Politico

Trump scraps short-lived blog that was created in wake of social media bans - NBC

Girl, 14, who fired at cops mentioned video game - ABC

Historian Uncovers The Racist Roots Of The 2nd Amendment - NPR

No, Trump isn't back on Facebook and Instagram - Wash. Examiner

Donald Trump Jr. joins Cameo - The Hill

Biden privately tells lawmakers not to expect much on reparations legislation - Politico

Biden to talk again with Capito on Friday to try to forge 'infrastructure' deal - FOX

Hundreds of lakes in U.S., Europe are losing oxygen - AP

HBCU in Ohio wipes out graduates' student debt in commencement surprise - The Hill

Senators call for Ukrainian corruption reform while Zelensky delivers a wish list - Wash. Examiner

Democratic lawmakers push for federal investigation into Ma'Khia Bryant's foster care journey - CNN

NFL pledges to halt ‘race-norming,’ review Black claims - AP

Watch: US and allies fly over NATO countries in message to Putin - CNN

10,000 Olympic volunteers reportedly quit prior to 2020 Tokyo Games - ABC

Top cybersecurity official warns of more ransomware attacks - FOX

Top union unveils national town hall strategy to push Biden's jobs plan - The Hill

Well-paid AOC dinged after posting photo of grandma's dilapidated Puerto Rico home and blaming Trump - FOX

A 12-year-old boy and 14-year-old girl broke into a home, found weapons and opened fire on deputies, sheriff says - CNN

Pride flag taken down from Pennsylvania Capitol balcony hours after it's raised - ABC

US urging Central America to tackle poverty, corruption - AP

AOC calls for the Senate to abolish the filibuster amid voting rights showdown - FOX

Kentucky accuses CVS Health of fueling opioid crisis in new lawsuit - The Hill

These are just the disruptive criminal hack attacks we know about - CNN

National Enquirer owner fined for illegal Trump campaign aid - AP

Rapper DaBaby questioned in double shooting - ABC

Putin is 'most definitely' testing Biden with ransomware attack on meatpacking giant JBS: Gen. Keane - FOX

Supreme Court spokeswoman to step down after more than 20 years - CNN

Arizona secretary of state alleges procedure errors at audit - The Hill

Former UFC fighter resigns from City Council after denouncing face masks - Wash. Examiner

When it’s OK to let your good credit score drop - AP

Largest ferry service to Martha's Vineyard targeted by ransomware attack - CBS

With AMC shares up 1,100% in 2021, company sells shares - AP

Amazon Prime Day 2021 dates announced: What to know - ABC

Churchill Downs suspends trainer Bob Baffert for two years after horse's failed drug test - CBS

Coronavirus News and Updates:

Free beer, other new incentives for Biden’s ‘vaccine sprint’ - AP

70% of adults in 12 states have received at least 1 COVID vaccine dose: CDC - ABC

Science chief wants next pandemic vaccine ready in 100 days - AP

Why are people talking about Dr Anthony Fauci's emails? - BBC

Rand Paul gives 2-word response to Fauci's unearthed emails - FOX

White House's Covid-19 vaccine push now includes longer pharmacy hours, free childcare — and beer - Politico

White House prepared to announce next steps in global vaccination effort after months of debate - CNN

Vaccine protection may diminish need for yearly boosters - AP

Biden declares June 'national month of action' for COVID-19 vaccinations - ABC

Biden admin probes risk of low-level contamination in vaccines made at troubled plant - Politico

The Latest: Studies on vaccines, need for possible boosters - AP

Fauci emails spark flood of backlash: 'Needs to stop playing games' - FOX

AstraZeneca starts deliveries of Thailand-made vaccines - AP

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