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• Five People Pay the Price of Violence; Cabinet Members Resigned from Their Post; Lawmakers Calling on Trump to Step Down; World Leaders Reacts in Awe and Dismay; New Confirmed Coronavirus In United States; Europe's Vaccine Rollout Off To A Slow Start; French Health Minister Vows To Speed Up Vaccine Rollout; Brazil Announces That SinoVac's Vaccine Is 78 Percent Effective; Syria's Shortages Of Oxygen, Water As COVID-19 Cases Spike; Mass Arrest In Hong Kong; South Korean Judge Saying Japan Must Pay Comfort Women; Facebook Bans Donald Trump; Radical Cleric Linked To Bali Bombings Released From Prison. Aired 3-4a ET
• President Trump is Outraged by the Heinous Attack on U.S. Capitol; Dozens of Lawmakers are Calling for Trump's Removal from Office; Criminal Charges Filed Against Suspects in Capitol Unrest; CNN Tracks Global Coronavirus Cases; Israel is aiming for a total national vaccination within three months; Biden Slams Trump for Inciting Mob to Attack; U.S. Education, Transportation Secretaries Resign; U.S. Allies Express Shock, Dismay After Pro-Trump Riot; CDC: 50 percent Of Transmission Comes From Asymptomatic People; U.S. Vaccine Rollout Plugging Along, But Still Far Behind; California, Coronavirus Pandemic: Three Straight Days Of Record Death Tolls In U.S.; Dramatic Images From Capitol As Rioters Chanted "Our House!"; The Trump Presidency In Turmoil. Aired 2-3a ET
• More Than 50 Rioters Facing Criminal Charges So Far; House Democrats Considering Second Impeachment; State of Emergency in Tokyo as Cases Hit Record Levels; U.S. Allies Express Shock, Dismay after Pro-Trump Riot; Contrasts in Police Response to Capitol Riot & BLM Protests; Frustration in Europe Over Pace of Vaccine Rollout. Aired 12-1a ET
• Police Officer Die After Pro-Trump Riot at U.S. Capitol; Trump Condemns Heinous Attack on U.S. Capitol; GOP Splinters on Trump Loyalty After Capitol Siege; Democrats Urge Pence to Remove Trump VIA 25th Amendment; House Democrats Considering Second Impeachment; Contrast in Police Response to Capitol Riot and Black Lives Matter Protests. Aired 4-4:30a ET
• Pelosi Calls For 25th Amendment Or Impeachment Of Trump; Aftermath Of The Assault On The Capitol; Cabinet Resignations Continue; Devos, Chao; China Faces New Outbreak Near Beijing Just Before Lunar New Year; U.S. Breaches Yet Another COVID Record; Prosecutors Looking at Trump's Role in Inciting Riot; U.S. Allies Express Shock, Dismay after Pro-Trump Riot; Contrast in Police Response to Capitol Riot and BLM Protests; Mass Arrests in Hong Kong. Aired 1-2a ET
• Two Members of Trump's Cabinet Resign After Violence; World Reacts to Shocking Capitol Hill Riot; Powell: Capitol Riot a Total Failure of Planning; Democrats and Republicans Blame Trump for Inciting Riot; U.S. Vaccine Rollout Lagging as Americans Seek Shots; Social Platforms Act to Police Trump's Misinformation. Aired 4:30-5a ET
• Federal Murder Probe to Be Opened in Capitol Police Officer's Death; U.S. Capitol Police Officer Dies from Injuries Suffered During Siege; U.S. Capitol Police Chief Resigns Amid Criticism Over Breach of Capitol Building; Calls for Trump's Removal Grow Louder; Trump in a Video Concedes Defeat Following Capitol Hill Riot; Interview with Representative Joe Neguse (D-CO) about Possible Second Trump Impeachment. Aired 9-9:30a ET
• Pressure on Social Media to Ban Trump; Right-Wing Media Distancing from Trump; Deadliest Day of the Pandemic; Jobs Numbers for December; Biden Has No Interest in Impeachment. Aired 9:30-10a
• Charges Begin for Wednesday's Capitol Event; President-elect Biden to Administer All Vaccine Doses; President Trump Will Skip Inauguration. Aired 10:30-11a ET
• Pelosi Tells Caucus On Call That There Is More Dem Support For 2nd Impeachment Than Last Time; CNN: Longtime Trump Aide Hope Hicks Considering Resigning; Some GOP Senators Try To Distance Themselves From Trump After Riot; Biden Supports Releasing Nearly All Available COVID-19 Vaccine Doses; President Trump Tweets He Is Skipping Biden's Inauguration. Aired 12:30-1p ET
• Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) Discusses Impeaching Trump 2nd Time, Trump Not Attending Inauguration; New Spotlight on Trump's History of Embracing Violence; New Arrests in Domestic Terror Attack on Capitol. Cruz, Who Challenged Biden's Election, Tries to Rewrite History; Retired Capitol Hill Police Officer, Butch Jones, Calls Breech on Capitol Hill Appalling, Says Double Standard Based on Race. Aired 1:30-2p ET
• Pressure Grows for Trump's Resignation; Live Coverage as President-elect Biden Announces Cabinet Nominees; Democrats Plan Speedy Impeachment. Aired 2-2:30p ET
• Trump Has Zero Intention of Resigning, White House Advisers Say; Prosecutors Looking at All Actors Including Trump as Charges Filed Against Capitol Rioters; More Allies Abandon Trump as Pressure Grows to Resign; Fact Checking Republican's Unsubstantiated Claims that Antifa Infiltrated Capitol Riot. Aired 3:30-4p ET
• Trump Faces Second Impeachment, Says He Won't Attend Inauguration; Pelosi Calls Trump Unhinged and Should Not Have Nuclear Codes; House Dems Eye Quick Impeachment Vote by Next Week; Interview with Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) about Second Impeachment Against Trump. Aired 1-1:30p ET
• House Democrats Eye Quick Impeachment By Next Week; Trump Talking Self-Pardon as DOJ May Consider His Riot Role; Trump Could Face Legal Recourse for Riot; Right-Wing FOX Host Refuses to Call Riots an "Insurrection"; Racial Disparities Between Capitol Riot and BLM Protests; Biden Takes Questions as Democrats Mover Closer to 2nd Trump Impeachment. Aired 2:30-3p ET
• House Democrats Eye Quick Impeachment Vote If Pence Rebuffs Attempt to Remove Trump from Office; Republicans Sources: Will Consider Voting for Second Trump Impeachment; Aides Warned Trump He'd Be Removed If He Didn't Condemn Mob & Concede. Aired 10-10:30a ET
• House Democrats Hold Call On Impeachment As Trump Confirms He Will Not Attend Biden's Inauguration; Pelosi Says She Spoke To Joint Chiefs Chairman On Preventing Trump From "Initiating Military Hostilities" Or "Ordering A Nuclear Strike"; Wall Street Journal Editorial Board: President Trump Should Resign; Acting AG Says FBI, DC Police Will "Spare No Resources" In Investigating The Capitol Police Officer's Death; Top Democrats: We Can File Impeachment Articles Next Week If Trump Doesn't Resign. Aired 12-12:30p ET
• Trump Tweets that he will not Attend Joe Biden's Inauguration; Soon: Democrats Talk Next Moves on Second Trump Impeachment; Growing Number of Admin Officials Resigning After Deadly Riot. Aired 11-11:30a ET
• Biden: "Good Thing" Trump Is Not Attending Inauguration; House Judiciary Dems To Introduce Impeachment Articles as Early as Monday, Includes "Incitement of Insurrection". Aired 3-3:30p ET
• Biden Inauguration Security Questioned After Deadly Capitol Riot; U.S. Reports 4,000 Plus Deaths in Deadliest Day of Pandemic; Federal Prosecutors Investigate Trump's Role in Inciting Capitol Siege. Aired 11:30a-12p ET










• Federal Prosecutors Investigate Trump's Role In Inciting Capitol Siege; CNN Reality Check: Don't Forget Or Forgive Those Who Voted To Overturn The Election; U.S. Reports 4,000+ Deaths In Deadliest Day Of Pandemic. Aired 7:30-8a ET
• CNN identifies Extremists at the U.S. Capitol Insurrection; Investigating Trump's Role in Capitol Siege; Trump Faces Pressure to Resign; Raffensperger on Insurrection at U.S. Capitol. Aired 6:30-7a ET
• Trump Finally Concedes Defeat but Does Not Explicitly Say He Lost; U.S. Capitol Police Officer Dies from Injuries Suffered During Siege; U.S. Reports 4,000 Deaths on Deadliest Day of Pandemic; Trump Facing Growing Pressure to Resign or Face Second Impeachment; FBI Asks Public to Help Identify Terrorists Who Stormed U.S. Capitol. Aired 6- 6:30a ET
• Trump Faces Growing Pressure To Resign Or Face Second Impeachment; Trump Condemns Violence At U.S. Capitol, Ignores His Role In Inciting It; Federal Prosecutors Investigate Trump's Role In Inciting Capitol Siege; U.S. Reports 4,000+ Deaths In Deadliest Day Of Pandemic; U.S. Capitol Police Officer Dies From Injuries Suffered During Siege; Assistant Speaker: House Could Hold Trump Impeachment Vote Next Week. Aired 7-7:30a ET
• Assistant Speaker: House Could Hold Trump Impeachment Vote Next Week If VP Pence and Cabinet Do Not Remove President From Office. Aired 8-8:30a ET
• Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) is Interviewed about Impeachment and Inauguration; U.S. Job Loses in December; Republicans Consider Voting for Impeachment. Aired 8:30-9a ET