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

Watch live: House impeachment managers to conclude their case as Senators relive horror of riot

Trump impeachment

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.

US Sen. Marco Rubio is shown wearing a dark suit and speaking with a small placard in front of him with his name on it.

China announces sanctions targeting Rubio, Cruz; Polish President Andrzej Duda reelected; Remembering Zindzi Mandela

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US Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio are shown standing near each other and wearing dark suits.

China sanctions Cruz, Rubio, Smith, Brownback for criticism

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Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Arts, Culture & Media

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Arts, Culture & Media

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Arts, Culture & Media

Bernie Sanders, new Radiohead, and fifth wave feminism win the internet this week.

Lawmakers sitting around Trump during an immigration roundtable.

Four things to know about Trump’s latest immigration proposal


What you need to know ahead of a tumultuous immigration debate in Congress.

For cities along Florida's Atlantic coast, flooding from high tides has already become a reality. Fort Lauderdale, Fla., September 2015.

South Florida Republicans are fed up with their party leaders on climate change


For local leaders in South Florida, battling rising tides and climate change isn’t a partisan issue.

Clockwise from top left, any of these four could be the US' first female, Latino, Jewish or Latino president.

In this era of identity, are we actually voting less along identity lines?

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Women who won’t vote Clinton just because she’s a woman. Latinos who won’t vote Rubio or Cruz because they’re Latinos. Why is this the case, when we’re more focused than ever on defining our identity?

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How the thaw in US-Cuba relations reunited a journalist’s family

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Jim Acosta is CNN’s Senior White House Correspondent — and the son of a Cuban exile.