The House impeachment executives prepare to prosecute the former president for “inciting a riot” for igniting the mob that attacked the Capitol last month. Opening arguments begin Tuesday

Prosecutors plan to open a fast-paced, cinematic case in which they will argue that Mr. Trump was “uniquely responsible” for Jan 6 attack and a broader attack on democracy that showed that he would do anything to “regain control of his power” if he were allowed to seek elections again

Mr Trump’s attorneys have denied he instigated the Capitol attack and will argue that the Senate has no power to bring a former president to justice, Mr Trump’s words to supporters, it is said, are by his right to freedom Speech protected (More than 100 leading constitutional lawyers called this claim “legally frivolous”)

Mr Trump has refused to testify Members of both parties are hoping for a speedy process that may be completed within a week

A guilty verdict would require at least 17 Republicans along with all 50 Democrats to vote for a conviction. Here’s every Senator

Many hope to benefit from President Biden’s pledge for a more compassionate immigration policy – and in fact, border guards have already released hundreds of migrant families into the country. Above a protest in Tijuana the day before Mr. Biden’s inauguration last month

Migrants who still wish to enter from the Mexican side during the pandemic could be a backlash for Mr. Do try not to just enter by land: record numbers risk everything in the open ocean

Separately, Mr. Biden said he would prevent Donald Trump from receiving the intelligence traditionally given to former presidents, citing his “erratic behavior” “

A study by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia found that tenants who lost their jobs during the Covid-19 crisis had amassed $ 11 billion in arrears in rent A broader measure estimated that as of January tenants owed $ 53 billion in missed rent, utilities, and late fees

President Biden said the rental support in his $ 1A9 trillion relief plan was essential to keep people from being thrown onto the streets, but the help might be missed by the most desperate, like Angelica Gabriel and Felix Cesario above who improvise by they move into even more crowded houses, mate with friends and family, or take in lodgers

Democrats will begin working on the text of the aid package in the coming week and will try to get it through the house by the end of the month

4 Cautious Optimism: The worst of the current wave of coronavirus infections seems to be behind us

The seven-day moving average of new cases in the USAS trending in almost all parts of the country.Nevertheless, this number is 104 percent higher than the summer summit on April 25 July when the seven-day average was 66784 was

At the same time, the number of coronavirus tests carried out daily in the U has been on a downward trend for more than two weeks, increasing the chance that tests may have capped or that increasing vaccine distribution is fueling complacency

One thing is certain: the scramble for vaccinations is getting more intense as “vaccine hunters” cross state borders in search of a shot

Fox Business canceled its top-rated show “Lou Dobbs Tonight” on Friday after its host was sued in a $ 2.7 billion defamation lawsuit by Smartmatic, a voting systems company, on Tuesday, when pro-Trump cable channel Newsmax cut the ranting off of a guest about manipulated voting machines

The use of defamation suits has also raised questions about how to monitor a news medium that relies on First Amendment protection, but a liberal attorney said, “It’s gotten to a point where the problem is currently so dire, that there is practically no other way to do this””

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6 The new reality in Myanmar includes arrests, beatings by mysterious thugs, and communication failures. But civil disobedience defiantly persists

Thousands of people wearing hard hats and face masks marched in Yangon on Saturday, the biggest rally since Monday’s coup that toppled civilian leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi but the world couldn’t watch live social media feeds the protests were abruptly turned off

More subtle forms of protests have emerged: balloons showed support for Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi and the cities rang with the clatter of pots and pans, a traditional goodbye for the devil

We are also watching Haiti, where the opposition is calling for President Jovenel Moïse to step down today as his five-year term ends. He claims that if he stays in office for another year, he claims that a transitional government has occupied the first year of his term >

Tom Brady, 43, will lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against Patrick Mahomes, 25, and the Kansas City Chiefs Brady, seemingly defying nature, will be the oldest player to compete in a Super Bowl in any position like this will be 10 Championship game

Brady and Mahomes are brilliant quarterbacks with very different approaches We rate their key differences But in the end, here’s why our sports desk believes the Chiefs will win

Super Bowl LV kicks off at 6:30 p.m. East Here’s everything you need to know

Public health experts urge everyone to take precautions against the coronavirus while watching the big game We have tips

The biggest television ad day of the year will feature allusions to a troubled time – and Dolly Parton MS Parton’s hymn to the working woman “9-5” has been re-lauded as an advertisement for Squarespace to extol the bustle of it’s not quite as powerful the original

If you’re looking to step up your chicken wing game, here are 17 Super Bowl recipes for the smallest hatchback (subscription to NYT Cooking may be required)

Shonda Rhimes’ racially diverse Netflix series has sparked renewed interest in Regency fashion. But a global community of hobbyists has designed, made, and worn 19th century clothing for many years Century and earlier social media has only broadened the conversation

“You can’t really understand the story until you’ve worn it,” said Filippa Trozelli, an antique jewelry appraiser in Stockholm, pictured above in pink. “You get a completely different understanding”

9 Ten thousand years or more ago, people began painting the top of the walls of these caves near Bhopal, India

In March, visiting scientists discovered something else: What looks a lot like an imprint of a 550 million year old fossil from the first bloom of complex life on earth

While it’s just another example of cave art, this could prove to be remarkable as well – a trace from the beginning of life almost overwritten by the beginning of human creativity

A journey back in time: Scientists can now accurately recreate the journeys of the Earth’s tectonic plates over the last billion years of its history and model the migration of continents

The charming marriage of actor and singer Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody How humans made the ocean a noisy place for marine life The downside of living in a supertall tower These and more await you in The Weekender

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