The organization had filed for bankruptcy and said it would reincorporate in Texas.
Austin's near-unanimous confirmation came despite concerns raised on both sides of the aisle that he hadn't been out of uniform for the legally mandated minimum seven-year period.
"For the first time in history, nuclear weapons are going to be illegal in international law," says Elayne Whyte, who oversaw the treaty's creation.
Riley Williams, 22, was released from jail Thursday into her mother's custody. Her lawyer told the court, "It is regrettable that Miss Williams took the president's bait and went inside the Capitol."
The men have been held in U.S. custody since 2003, accused of planning and helping to carry out the deadly bombing attacks at a Bali nightclub in 2002 and at a J.W. Marriott Hotel in Jakarta.
U.S. District Judge Barbara Rothstein sided with Amazon, which argued that Parler would not remove posts from its site that threatened public safety in the wake of the Capitol riot.
Amid rising concern over domestic extremism, an NPR analysis found military veterans were overrepresented in those charged in the attack on the U.S. Capitol when compared to the general population.
FBI Director Christopher Wray is less than four years into his 10-year term. He was confirmed to lead the FBI in August 2017 after former President Donald Trump fired James Comey.
Anti-fascist protesters carried signs rejecting Joe Biden's presidency and scuffled with law enforcement in Portland, Ore., on Wednesday.
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick served seven years in prison for corruption. With 20 years left on his sentence, he received a commutation from President Trump.
President Biden has revoked Trump's policy of excluding unauthorized immigrants from a key count that the Constitution says must include the "whole number of persons in each state."
Some 25,000 National Guard members are in the city where insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol just two weeks ago.
On his first day in office, the president plans to sign an executive order extending the CDC's moratorium on evictions. Housing advocates say the CDC rule needs to be strengthened.
Federal prosecutors have charged a suspected leader of the far-right group the Oath Keepers with conspiracy, saying he helped plan and coordinate the Capitol riot.
Officials launched a probe into Burr's business dealings after he warned some constituents in February to prepare for the coronavirus. Two weeks earlier he had sold off $1.7 million in stocks.