More than 15 million people in 6.5 million US households are currently behind on rental payments, according to a study by the Aspen Institute and the Covid-19 Eviction Defense Project, collectively owing more than $20 billion to landlords.
Often tearful, sometimes profane, the officers called the rioters "terrorists" engaged in an "attempted coup".
Facebook’s independent oversight board keeps ban on former US president Donald Trump but demands social media giant determine a consistent response with rules that are applied to other users of the platform.
In a statement submitted for a House hearing on Thursday, acting police chief Yogananda Pittman provides new details about the law enforcement response to the Capitol riot and the problems that hobbled the police's response.
In a superseding indictment, the US has charged six people allegedly connected to far-right fringe group Oath Keepers for conspiring to storm the Capitol. The remaining three defendants were previously indicted for conspiracy in January.
Vote tally of 57-43 did not reach two-thirds majority to convict Donald Trump, but seven of 50 Republicans joined Democrats in voting against the former president in an impeachment trial on a charge of inciting January 6 attack on the US Capitol.
Defence lawyers argued in Donald Trump's impeachment trial that the former president bore no responsibility for the deadly attack on the US Capitol while accusing Democrats of “hatred” and “hypocrisy.”
Democrats use their remaining hours of arguments in the impeachment trial to lay out the physical and mental harm caused by the attack, discuss Trump’s lack of action as it unfolded and do a final presentation on the legal issues involved.
Prosecutors unveil a new security video in the trial, showing the mob of rioters breaking into the Capitol, smashing windows and doors and searching for then-vice president Mike Pence and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
During arguments, impeachment managers showed a flurry of excerpts from former president Trump's speeches in which he told supporters the only way he could lose is if the election results were rigged.
The House of Representatives impeached former president Donald Trump in January over the charges of inciting an insurrection in a fiery speech to his supporters, shortly before they stormed the Capitol.
Heightened threat of domestic terrorism in the US could last weeks, says a Department of Homeland Security advisory.
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