Former US Capitol Police officer Tarik "T.K." Johnson spoke to NPR's Leila Fadel about his experience of protecting fellow officers and Congress members from rioters on January 6, 2021.
President Biden issued medals to some of those who defended the Capitol and election officials who resisted pressure to overturn the results.
USCP Chief Tom Manger says problems that led to the Capitol riot have been addressed, and he is focusing on expanding field offices to be better prepared for rising threats to congressional members.
Some of Colbert's production staff were detained on Thursday while filming a puppet segment in a congressional building. He said it was a "simple story" that conservative media twisted.
Police have determined there was nothing suspicious about a tour of two Capitol office buildings that a House Republican gave to about 15 people the day before Jan. 6, 2021, when rioting supporters of then-President Donald Trump attacked the Capitol. The tour by Rep. Barry Loudermilk, a Georgia Republican, had drawn scrutiny from the congressional panel investigating the insurrection.
NPR's Scott Simon shares his thoughts on watching the first public hearings of the House committee investigating the January 6th insurrection.
The U.S. Capitol Police says animal control has captured the fox responsible for biting at least one lawmaker and a journalist.
The move comes in response to anticipated trucker convoys that aim to stage protests against pandemic restrictions.
Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger has been on the job less than six months. He hopes to lead a new chapter at the embattled agency.
The Capitol Police officer who fatally shot Ashli Babbitt on Jan. 6 has been cleared of wrongdoing, the department announced on Monday.
A North Carolina man who claimed to have a bomb in his truck in front of the Library of Congress gave up after an hours-long standoff with police and is now in custody. No bomb was found in the truck.
"I cannot imagine more worthy recipients than the men and women who put their lives on the line to defend this temple of democracy," Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says.
Capitol Police Pfc. Harry Dunn noted in testimony before Congress about the U.S. Capitol insurrection that he was called the N-word after he said he voted for President Biden.
It's the latest honor for Goodman, whose quick thinking was credited with helping to keep the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection from escalating even further.