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William Burns, President Biden's nominee for CIA director, testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday. Burns served more than 30 years at the State Department and would be the first career diplomat to lead the spy agency. Tom Williams/AP hide caption

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The Capitol Siege: The Arrested And Their Stories

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Visitors walk past the giant word "Data" during the Guiyang International Big Data Expo 2016 in southwestern China. China says it's determined to be a leader in using artificial intelligence to sort through big data. U.S. officials say the Chinese efforts include the collection of hundreds of millions of records on U.S. citizens. The photo was released by China's Xinhua News Agency. AP hide caption

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China Wants Your Data — And May Already Have It

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Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Mariano Grossi meets over the weekend with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan, seen here during a press briefing on Feb. 4, told CBS the World Health Organization has more work to do to get to the bottom of where the coronavirus emerged. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters gather at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Later that day, the Capitol building was breached by a violent mob driven by what's commonly known as "the big lie": that President Biden wasn't legitimately elected. Jack Gruber/USA Today Network via Reuters hide caption

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Disinformation Fuels A White Evangelical Movement. It Led 1 Virginia Pastor To Quit

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A demonstrator wears an Oath Keepers anti-government organization badge on a tactical vest during a protest outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 5, 2021. Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters of former President Donald Trump protest as U.S. Capitol Police officers shoot tear gas during the assault on the Capitol Jan. 6. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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President Biden speaks from the East Room of the White House to virtually address the Munich Security Conference in Germany on Friday. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Biden Takes His 'America Is Back' Message To The World In Munich Speech

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A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer looks on during an operation in Escondido, Calif., in 2019. The Biden administration today announced new guidelines that are expected to sharply limit arrests and deportations carried out by ICE. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Federal prosecutors allege Leo Brent Bozell IV took part in the rioting at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. The government says it identified him through his blue sweatshirt, which featured the logo for a small Christian school in Pennsylvania that witnesses say his children attended. U.S. Department of Justice hide caption

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Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington last month. Alex Edelman/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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People inspect the area where one of the fired rockets was hit at Bahtiyari neighborhood on Monday in Erbil, Iraq. Yunus Keles/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Brig. Gen. Mark Quander will assume a new leadership post at West Point this spring or summer. One challenge will be to confront extremism in the ranks of the military. Lynda Yezzi/U.S. Army hide caption

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'It's Going To Be Hard': A New West Point Leader On Confronting Extremism In Military

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Peter Ben Embarek, of the World Health Organization team (right), shakes hands with Liang Wannian, his Chinese counterpart, after a news conference on Tuesday in Wuhan, China. The White House says it has "deep concerns" over how initial findings were communicated. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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President Biden speaks at the State Department on Feb. 4 as Vice President Kamala Harris looks on. "We've elevated the status of cyber issues within our government," said Biden, whose administration is investigating a major cyber breach blamed on Russia. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Biden Pledges Tough Response To Cyberthreats. Experts Say It Won't Be Easy

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Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., speaks on the third day of former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial, Thursday at the U.S. Capitol. DeGette referenced court documents and social media posts to argue that Trump supporters believed they were following his orders in attacking the Capitol. Congress.gov livestream via Getty Images hide caption

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President Biden announced a task force on China issues during his first trip as president to the Pentagon on Wednesday. Alex Brandon/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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'They're Going To Eat Our Lunch,' Biden Warns After Call With China's Xi

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New York Times reporter Nicole Perlroth says it may take years to fully understand the extent of the SolarWinds cyber security breach. Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Cyber Weapons Were Leaked — And Are Now Being Used Against Us, Reporter Says

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