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Uganda's Yoweri Museveni wins a sixth term after a campaign period marred with deadly violence and accusations of vote rigging

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The Pentagon has authorized up to 25,000 National Guard members for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration

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Justice Department prosecutors have formally walked back their assertion in a court filing that said Capitol rioters sought to "capture and assassinate elected officials"

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The NRA has filed for bankruptcy, a restructuring move the organization says will allow it to leave New York and reincorporate as a Texas nonprofit

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Dozens of people from the ethnic Pygmy group were killed on Wednesday in a suspected militant attack in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo, according to an NGO official in the country

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The United Kingdom will close all travel corridors from 4 a.m. local time Monday. Prime Minister Boris Johnson emphasized that the only way to get into the country is by having a negative coronavirus test result.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to send the House's impeachment article to the Senate next week, a source says, which will kickstart the beginning of the trial

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The coronavirus pandemic’s global death toll has reached 2 million. That’s as if 10 of the world's largest commercial jets fell out of the sky every day for an entire year.

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Pelosi says she's appointed Retired Lt. Gen. Honoré to review Capitol security and that Congress has "strong interest" in a 9/11-style investigation

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The toll rises to at least 42 people killed and hundreds more injured after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's Sulawesi island, officials say

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US Capitol rioters intended to "capture and assassinate" elected officials, federal prosecutors say in a new court filing

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Ugandan opposition presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, says his home is "under siege" by the military

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Guitarist Sylvain Sylvain, a founding member of the influential punk glam rock band New York Dolls, has died of cancer at age 69

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President-elect Joe Biden picks Dr. David Kessler to lead federal Covid-19 vaccine efforts. Kessler served as FDA chief under Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton.

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Joanne Rogers, the widow of Fred Rogers, star of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," has died. She was 92.

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The DC attorney general's office has notified Donald Trump Jr. that it would like to interview him as part of its investigation into misuse of his father's inaugural funds

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President-elect Joe Biden intends to name Jaime Harrison, the former South Carolina Democratic Party chair and 2020 Senate candidate, to be the next chair of the Democratic National Committee, sources say

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A Pennsylvania man, accused of throwing a fire extinguisher that struck a Capitol Police officer during last week's deadly siege, has been arrested and charged in federal court

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Authorities have arrested the man photographed holding a Confederate flag during last week's Capitol siege, according to a law enforcement official

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New York's attorney general is suing the NYPD over its "brutal" handling of George Floyd protesters

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