Former President Donald Trump had first ordered a ban on transgender service members in 2017, and President Biden had long promised to repeal the directive.
An Air Force investigation revealed that the left engine of the aircraft failed. The two pilots onboard mistakenly shut down the right engine and were unable to glide back to base.
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.
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.
Anti-fascist protesters carried signs rejecting Joe Biden's presidency and scuffled with law enforcement in Portland, Ore., on Wednesday.
Investigators say Connecticut resident Patrick Edward McCaughey III pinned an officer against a door during the Capitol insurrection.
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.
President-elect Biden plans to end the Trump administration's travel ban on Muslim-majority countries on Day 1. But immigrant advocates say the lasting effects of the policy will be harder to undo.
Alejandro Mayorkas, who would be the first Latino and first immigrant to lead DHS, was previously the head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Avril Haines began her confirmation hearing by pledging to "never shy from speaking truth to power," an implicit criticism of President Trump's management of the country's vast intelligence network.
The FBI is investigating a claim that she intended to sell the computer to a Russian friend, who planned to then pass it to the Kremlin's foreign intelligence service.
They say new police and surveillance powers could, if history is a guide, be used against Blacks and other people of color in the justice system, not the white rioters who stormed the Capitol.
Wesley Allen Beeler presented unauthorized inauguration credentials Friday night, police said. Beeler admitted to having the handgun in his pickup truck, according to police.
In the wake of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, governors are stepping up security and calling in the National Guard in anticipation of potentially violent protests.