Biden announces five-point plan to speed-up Covid vaccinations; Looming inaugural threats lead to militarized lockdown in DC; DOJ investigating growing number of law enforcement officers who allegedly took part in Capitol riot; U.S. reports deadliest two

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Biden urges vaccinating all Americans 65 and older to speed effort; Biden vows better communication with states about vaccine allocation; Biden on Covid: Things will get worse before they get better; Policy changes will take time; Biden: “You have my word, we will manage the hell out of this operation”; Despite promise from Trump Admin, U.S. has no reserve of second vaccine doses; Biden: People 65 & older, essential workers need vaccines first; Biden: “Optimistic” about getting funding from Congress to speed-up coronavirus vaccinations; Wash. Post: Rioters came dangerously close to reaching VP Pence; Memo: Capitol police banned tours on day of riot after Democrats raised security concerns; Federal prosecutors: “Strong evidence” Capitol rioters planned to “capture & assassinate” lawmakers; Officer describes siege: Rioters yelled “kill him with his own gun”; Lawmakers demand 9/11-style oversight commission to investigate what happened during Capitol siege; 20,000+ National Guard troops in DC ahead of inauguration; Secret Service designates “green zone” in DC amid inaugural threats; 14 states activate National Guard, two shut down capitols entirely ahead of planned armed protests; Michigan activates Natl Guard ahead of planned armed protests; Michigan Attorney General warns state’s “Capitol is not safe”; MA Attorney General: “Thousands of threats” against state officials; VP Pence called VP-elect Harris to offer aid & congratulations; Pelosi stays mum on impeachment trial details; expected to send Article to Senate next week; Trump leaves office with lowest approval of his presidency; Trump explodes at Nixon comparisons as he prepares to leave office; Fauci: U.S. must get more vaccines in arms; Pressure on teachers as schools weigh in-person classes; Houston teacher: I feel like I must choose between my students or my health; Early studies show low risk of students spreading virus; 18 states yet to administer 100K vaccines as eligibility rules vary nationwide;

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