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Pro-Trump extremists clashed with police during the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. The rioters may not have fired shots, but many were armed with other weapons, court documents show. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Yes, Capitol Rioters Were Armed. Here Are The Weapons Prosecutors Say They Used

An NPR review of federal charges against people involved in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot shows they were armed with a wide variety of weapons, contradicting a false claim that rioters were not armed.

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A Pandemic Winner: How Zoom Beat Tech Giants To Dominate Video Chat

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Pro-Trump extremists clashed with police during the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. The rioters may not have fired shots, but many were armed with other weapons, court documents show. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Yes, Capitol Rioters Were Armed. Here Are The Weapons Prosecutors Say They Used

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'We Mesh Together Like One': A Miami Love Story

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Jeevan Guha, 6, offers a view of pandemic-era schooling with this homemade sign in San Francisco. The sign reads, "I miss my school." Yalonda M. James/San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images hide caption

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