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

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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. 

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From left, David Schoen, Bruce Castor and Michael van der Veen, lawyers for former President Donald Trump, arrive at the US Capitol on the third day of the second impeachment trial.  

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Michael van der Veen, an attorney for former President Donald Trump, speaks during the second impeachment trial of Trump in the Senate at the US Capitol on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. 

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A video tweet from former President Donald Trump is shown on a screen next to another video of protesters fighting with security authorities.

House prosecutors set to wrap their impeachment case against Trump

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A photo taken from a video above the US Senate chamber showing lawmakers, two rounded wooded tables and the dais.

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Chilling security video of last month’s deadly insurrection at the US Capitol has become a key exhibit in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial as lawmakers prosecuting the case wrap up their opening arguments on Thursday for why Trump should be convicted of inciting the siege. Watch the proceedings streaming live here on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021.

The Rotunda to the Senate is shown looking down from above with the complete circle of the space framing the composition.

Opening arguments set to begin in day 2 of Trump’s impeachment trial

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Top of The World: Many around the globe were alarmed by the insurrection in Washington, and raised concerns about the violent testing of democratic norms as other countries have seen their institutions falter and drift closer to authoritarianism. And, rescue efforts continue in India on Wednesday following the collapse of a glacier in the northern state of Uttarakhand. Also, a 20-year-old woman was shot in the head in a police crackdown of protests in Myanmar.

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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.

US lawmakers are shown gathering in the Senate with rounded wooden desks encircling a marble dais.

Watch live: Trump’s 2nd impeachment trial begins

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The historic second impeachment trial for Donald Trump begins on Tuesday with the former president charged with inciting the violent mob attack on the US Capitol to overturn the election. Watch the trial stream live here on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 with coverage starting at 12 p.m. ET.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi gavels in the final vote of the impeachment of President Donald Trump

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US President Donald Trump has been impeached for a historic second time on a single charge: “incitement of insurrection” after an angry mob of Trump loyalists violently stormed the US Capitol on Jan. 6. The Senate is expected to hold a trial, but not until after Joe Biden’s Jan. 20 inauguration.