In His Inaugural Address, Biden Seeks To Move Past 'American Carnage'

Updated at 9:40 a.m. ET When Joe Biden gives his inaugural address this week, he will do so from a place that will illustrate the magnitude of the challenge he faces as the 46th U.S. president — and will test his ability to find the right words to begin to unite a divided nation. The very platform Biden will stand on was swarmed only two weeks ago by a mob of insurrectionists seeking to overturn the results of the election, some using American flags as weapons in a place where presidents,...

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Man Arrested Near Capitol With Loaded Handgun And 500 Rounds Of Ammunition

U.S. Capitol Police say they arrested the driver of a truck who presented unauthorized inauguration credentials at a security checkpoint near the Capitol and was in possession of a loaded handgun and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. Police said Wesley Allen Beeler was arrested shortly after 6:30 p.m. Friday night after stopping at a checkpoint. Authorities said one officer noticed several firearms-related decals on Beeler's truck, including one that said, "If they come for your guns Give 'Em...

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WSHU Public Radio Presents Little Pub Unplugged

The doldrums of winter may have arrived but we’ve got your back. Relax and unwind with us and enjoy some great music from the comfort of your own couch. It’s the latest Little Pub Unplugged concert, a (virtual) celebration of our super-talented, local singer-songwriters! Our January concert features PJ Pacifico , Griffin Anthony and Benny Mikula (also known as lead singer of the Alpaca Gnomes). All amazing. All different. And all hosted by Profiles in Folk’s Steve Winters. So settle in with a...

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The Suffolk County Water Authority says it is prepared to bring safe, public water to the 28 homes in the Calverton and Manorville communities that are threatened by PFAS contamination.

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $30.7 million contract to restore the Montauk Point Lighthouse.

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The Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS) has released a blueprint that includes 30 recommendations the organization deemed to be critical for Connecticut public education over the next 15 years and beyond.

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A Connecticut task force report has made new recommendations on how to combat racial bias in the jury system.

Anna Foley, 83, who has cancer and multiple underlying conditions, said she has had no luck navigating the online and call centers in New York to book an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine.
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Lawmakers on Long Island want New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to find a fast work-around for seniors to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

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On Long Island, the East Hampton Town Trustees met this week to hear comments from community stakeholders on draft agreements with the developers of the South Fork Wind Farm.

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Connecticut’s Attorney General said he’s investigating Amazon to see if the online retailer’s deals with book publishers violate antitrust laws. 

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Long Islanders testified this week at a public hearing about the impact of PSEG Long Island’s failed response to Tropical Storm Isaias last summer.

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Officials at the University of New Haven said they are investigating students’ potential involvement in the U.S. Capitol insurrection.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in the last of four speeches outlining his 2021 plans, detailed billions of dollars in new and ongoing infrastructure projects that he hopes can provide jobs in the post-COVID economy.

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