2020 US presidential election

The Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol offers an example of how refusing to accept election results can lead to violence.

The ‘sore loser effect’: Rejecting election results can destabilize democracy and drive terrorism

False election fraud claims helped fuel the US Capitol attack — and still continue to create risks of violence and domestic terrorism.

In this Nov. 19, 2019, file photo National Security Council aide Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman is sworn in to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. 

Alexander Vindman: Accountability is key to building back American unity

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Supporters of President Donald Trump, including Jacob Chansley, right with fur hat, are confronted by US Capitol Police officers outside the Senate Chamber inside the Capitol in Washington. Many of those who stormed the Ca

Foreign powers amplified QAnon content to sow discord that led to Jan. 6 Capitol riots, extremism expert says

Facebook's square blue logo with a white "F" is shown at the top of the app's update page on a mobile phone.

Facebook suspends Trump for 2 years, then will reassess

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Circular razorwire is shown at the top of a fence with the dome of the US Capitol building in the distance and in soft focus.

Watch live: Security officials cast blame for Jan. 6 failures at Capitol

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Watch live: Senators to hear opening arguments in day 2 of Trump impeachment trial

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Opening arguments begin Wednesday in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial after an emotional first day that wrenched senators and the nation back to the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol. Watch the proceedings streaming live here on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021.

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Biden brings US back to Paris climate accord. Now what?


The US can’t simply reengage global climate action using the old Obama administration playbook, says Jennifer Morgan, executive director of Greenpeace International.

Ricky Hurtado, the first Latino candidate to run for North Carolina's House of Representatives, poses for a portrait by a mural in Graham on March 10, 2020. It's been a tumultuous few months for Hurtado. In November, the 32-year-old son of a Salvadoran im

What impact will Latino voters have on North Carolina in the future?

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Political organizers in North Carolina are looking to Arizona and Georgia for inspiration on how to turn the state from red to blue in presidential elections moving forward.

Leticia Arcila has voted in local and state elections. This is her first presidential election.

This young Latina calls health insurance ‘life-changing.’ She hopes Biden will help everyone get it.

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Leticia Arcila, 20, who lives in Atlanta, is hopeful about the executive orders that President Joe Biden has already signed and anticipates more progress in areas like health care.

Latino teen hopes the Republican Party can reform itself

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Jacob Cuenca, 19, voted for Democrat Joe Biden in his first presidential election after being let down by Donald Trump.