Biden win confirmed after pro-Trump mob storms US Capitol

Congress confirmed Democrat Joe Biden as the presidential election winner early Thursday after a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep Trump in the White House. Lawmakers were resolved to complete the Electoral College tally in […]

Portland mayor tear-gassed by federal agents at protest

The mayor of Portland, Oregon, was tear-gassed late Wednesday as he stood at a fence guarding a downtown federal courthouse during another night of protests. Demonstrators have clashed repeatedly with federal agents sent in by President Trump to quell ongoing unrest in the city. It was the 55th straight night of protests in Portland against […]

Night of unrest at protests in 3 states leads to a shooting and arrests

Protests in three states Monday night resulted in a shooting, arrests and the closure of one city’s downtown. The Portland Police Bureau declared a civil disturbance and closed part of downtown, it said, after some protesters lit a fire, looted a store and injured an officer with a large rock. Vigilantes may have instigated violence […]

Retired St. Louis police captain killed by looters while protecting a pawn shop

A retired St. Louis police captain who became a small-town police chief was killed by people who broke into a pawn shop after protests turned violent, authorities said. David Dorn, 77, was found dead on the sidewalk in front of Lee’s Pawn & Jewelry about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. No arrests have been made. The shooting […]