The Department of Homeland Security is sending additional federal agents to the U.S. Capitol to help quell violence from supporters of President Trump who are protesting Congress’s formal approval of President-elect Joe Biden’s win.
A spokesperson told the Associated Press on Wednesday that officers from the Federal Protective Service and U.S. Secret Service agents are being sent to the scene. He said their assistance was requested by U.S. Capitol Police.
Dozens of Trump supporters breached security perimeters and entered the Capitol as Congress was meeting, expected to vote and affirm Biden’s presidential win. They were seen fighting with officers both inside the building and outside.
Gregory Sierra, who was a key part of two major 1970s sitcoms as Julio Fuentes on Sanford and Son and Sgt. Miguel “Chano” Amenguale on Barney Miller, has died. He was 83. Sierra died Jan. 4 in Laguna Woods, California, from cancer, according to a family spokesman. His death just became public today. Born in […]
Halsey has officially pulled the plug on what would have been her 2020, then 2021, tour, as the resumption of major arena tours this year looks increasingly uncertain. The announcement came in a message to fans on Twitter Friday afternoon. “Safety is the priority.,” the singer tweeted. “I wish things were different. I love you. […]
A decade after Fox canceled “America’s Most Wanted,” the network is reviving the series — with new host Elizabeth Vargas. The new “America’s Most Wanted” will premiere this March on Fox, the network announced on Friday. The format will be the same: “Vargas will ask for viewers’ help as she breaks down cases from the […]
One of the most memorable American roles of Croatian actress Mira Furlan, who died Jan. 20 at the age of 65, was on the hugely popular and acclaimed ABC drama series Lost. In 20 episodes of the show, Furlan played Danielle Rousseau, a French scientist who had shipwrecks on the island sixteen years prior to […]
Tom Brokaw, the anchor who rose from an early stint at a station in Sioux City, Iowa to anchor three of the nation’s best-known TV-news programs – “Today,” “NBC Nightly News” and, for a short time, “Meet the Press,” is set to step down formally from NBC News, where he has worked since 1966. Brokaw’s […]