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Supporters cheer as former President Trump arrives to address a "Keep America Great" rally in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Feb. 20, 2020. After his loss, the county GOP faces a deep ideological divide. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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GOP Divide Not Just A D.C. Drama: Post-Trump Reckoning Splits Colorado County

As the GOP split reverberates across the U.S., the head of one Colorado county Republican Party insinuates that COVID-19 is a hoax, calls on militia group for security and faces calls to resign.

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Across The South, COVID-19 Vaccine Sites Missing From Black And Hispanic Neighborhoods

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The Foo Fighters celebrate their 25th anniversary with a cheery, upbeat sound on their 10th record entitled Medicine at Midnight. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dave Grohl Talks Foo Fighters' New Saturday-Night Party Album, 'Medicine At Midnight'

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Supporters cheer as former President Trump arrives to address a "Keep America Great" rally in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Feb. 20, 2020. After his loss, the county GOP faces a deep ideological divide. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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GOP Divide Not Just A D.C. Drama: Post-Trump Reckoning Splits Colorado County

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Sidney Powell, center, and Rudy Giuliani, left, are defendants in a new lawsuit filed by the electronic voting systems maker Smartmatic. The company is seeking more than $2.7 billion over what it says was a "disinformation" campaign about its role in the 2020 election. Image from Smartmatic lawsuit/Screengrab by NPR hide caption

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Election Tech Company Sues Fox News, Giuliani And Others For $2.7 Billion

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The Valdivia siblings, from left to right: Eliseo Jr., Mauricio, Jessica and Jorge. Mauricio died of COVID-19 complications in April at age 52. Jorge Valdivia hide caption

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'Life Is A Party. Enjoy It': Remembering An Older Brother Lost To COVID-19

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Tom Brady left the New England Patriots last year for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Now, he's headed to the Super Bowl with the new team and some Patriots fans feel a way about it. Stacy Revere/Getty Images hide caption

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Super Bowl LV: New England Patriots Fans Divided On Tears Or Cheers For Tom Brady

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Construction workers are on the job in Simi Valley, Calif., earlier this week. Nationally, hiring resumed in January although the labor market still has a big hole to climb out of. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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U.S. Adds Just 49,000 Jobs In January, 'Not Anywhere Close' To Recovering Those Lost

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