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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., displays the signed article of impeachment against President Donald Trump in an engrossment ceremony before transmission to the Senate for trial on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) **FILE**

Pelosi mum on when impeachment will reach Senate

- The Washington Times

President Trump was impeached Wednesday afternoon and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi held a ceremony to sign the article of impeachment hours later. But the document still hasn’t been sent to the Senate, which would hold the actual trial.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY., speaks at a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., Sunday, March 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

AOC calls for a commission to ‘rein in our media’

- The Washington Times

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to her Instagram account earlier this week in an hour-long video to reflect on the violence at the U.S. Capitol last week, where she said lawmakers are discussing forming a commission to rein in the media.

Conservatism remains the top U.S. ideology

- The Washington Times

Conservatism is still the preferred ideology in the U.S., and its popularity is actually on the rise despite the brutal drama of a contentious election year and shrill partisan differences that have played out nonstop in the news media in the last year.

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A Kashmiri doctor receives a COVID-19 vaccine at a government Hospital in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. India started inoculating health workers Saturday in what is likely the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign, joining the ranks of wealthier nations where the effort is already well underway. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)

The Latest: Spain confident of vaccine program despite delay

- Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain - Spain’s health minister said Saturday that his government is standing by its pledge to vaccinate a large part of its population by the summer despite the delay in the distribution of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

UN: Pandemic reduced migrants by 2 million by mid-2020

- Associated Press

A new U.N. report estimates that the COVID-19 pandemic reduced the number of international migrants by 2 million by the middle of 2020 because of border closings and a halt to travel worldwide - an estimated 27% decrease in expected growth.

President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event at The Queen theater, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Biden: We'll 'manage the hell' out of feds' COVID response

- Associated Press

President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to boost supplies of coronavirus vaccine and set up new vaccination sites to meet his goal of 100 million shots in 100 days. It's part of a broader COVID strategy that also seeks to straighten out snags in testing and ensure minority communities are not left out.

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2016 file photo, Secretary of Defense Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda arrives for a review of the troops that will participate in the Independence Day parade, in Mexico City. Mexican prosecutors on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, declared completely unfounded the U.S. case against Cienfuegos who was arrested on drug charges in the United States and then returned under pressure from the Mexican government. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)

Mexico clears general, publishes US evidence against him

- Associated Press

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has accused the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration of fabricating drug trafficking charges against the country's former defense secretary even as his government published hundreds of pages of U.S. files that purported to show detailed evidence of the man's close links with a drug gang.

Courtney laments that Oregon Capitol has become 'fortress'

- Associated Press

While Oregon Capitol leadership have agreed to mostly delay the upcoming legislative session by two days due to threats that followed the siege of the nation’s Capitol building in Washington, D.C, lawmakers remain split on dealing with another threat: the COVID-19 pandemic.

Court: Law that reduced drug sentences not retroactive

Associated Press

A 2015 Connecticut criminal justice reform law that reduced prison time for certain drug possession crimes does not apply retroactively, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday in a decision affecting some convicts seeking to have lengthy drug-related sentences cut short.

NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas

- Associated Press

The National Rifle Association announced Friday it has filed for bankruptcy protection and will seek to incorporate the nation’s most politically influential gun-rights group in Texas instead of New York, where a state lawsuit is trying to put the organization out of business.

Transgender athletes in women's sports see ally in Biden

- Associated Press

Transgender athletes are getting an ally in the White House next week as they seek to participate as their identified gender in high school and college sports - although state legislatures, Congress and the courts are all expected to have their say this year, too.

Editorial Roundup: New England

- Associated Press

Recent editorials of regional and national interest from New England’s newspapers: