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Could the impeachment process "enrage" Americans who are weary of the situation? House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy thinks so. (Associated Press)

Prediction: Impeachment will enrage the weary American public

- The Washington Times

Well, now what? House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy has a terse review of the current evolving impeachment “process,” which has just completed Act 1 of a full-blown production that included flippant theatrics, souvenir pens, snappy remarks and nonstop media coverage. Many news organizations declared the proceedings to be “historic.” Historians might disagree with this assessment.

This image from video released courtesy of The Root and G/O Media shows Rep. Ayanna Pressley in a video posted Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, announcing that she has gone bald due to alopecia. The freshman Massachusetts' Democrat made a touching video for The Root, the African American-focused online magazine, in which she revealed her bald head. (Courtesy of The Root and G/O Media via AP)

Rep. Ayanna Pressley goes public with alopecia, baldness

- Associated Press

Rep. Ayanna Pressley, whose hair twists have been an inspiration to young girls and part of her personal identity and political brand, said Thursday that she has gone bald due to the auto immune disease called alopecia.

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Records: Congress candidate Mfume left NAACP under a cloud

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As former NAACP leader Kweisi Mfume seeks to regain a congressional seat he once held, The Baltimore Sun reports that records show he left the civil rights organization amid concerns about sexual harassment and other issues.

Ernst: Report that Trump administration broke law is 'moot'

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Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa is dismissing as moot a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office that President Donald Trump’s administration violated federal law by withholding aid to Ukraine last year.

The Virginia state Capitol building is surrounded by fencing, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 in Richmond, Va., in preparation for Monday's rally by gun rights advocates. Gun-rights groups are asking a judge to block the Virginia governor's ban on firearms at a massive pro-gun rally scheduled for next week. Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday, Jan. 15, announced a state of emergency and banned all weapons from the rally at the Capitol.  (Dean Hoffmeyer/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

Virginia's highest court upholds weapons ban at gun rally

- Associated Press

Virginia's highest court on Friday upheld a ban on firearms at an upcoming pro-gun rally in the state's capital, an event that authorities feared could erupt in violence at the hands of armed extremists.

Seattle police officer fired over profane social media posts

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A Seattle police officer has been fired following an internal investigation that found he violated the department’s social media policy by posting profane and politically charged comments on Instagram. The Seattle Times reports the posts including rants against “illegal immigration” and a post that “appeared to endorse violence” against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama.

Indian Muslims offer prayers, as activists of Bhim Army wait for the start of a protest against a new Citizenship law, in New Delhi, India, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Protests against India's citizenship law that excludes Muslim immigrants continue in Indian cities in an unabating strong show of dissent against the Hindu nationalist government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The protest at a 17th century mosque, Jama Masjid, was led by Chandrashekhar Azad, leader of the Bhim Army, a political party of Dalits who represent Hinduism's lowest caste. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

Protests against citizenship law continue unabated in India

- Associated Press

Hundreds of demonstrators perched themselves on the steps of an iconic mosque in the Indian capital on Friday to protest against a new citizenship law that excludes Muslim immigrants.

In this image from video, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., left, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., escort Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts into the Senate chamber in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)

10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: