• Members of the US National Guard stand watch at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on 17 January 2021. Picture: AFP

    National Guard exits US Capitol after 6 January attack

    The troops were mobilised after hundreds of supporters of then-president Donald Trump stormed the Capitol, halting the joint session to confirm Trump's rival Joe Biden as winner of the presidential election.

  • A Trump supporter gestures to other demonstrators as they try to break into the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on 6 January 2021. Donald Trump's supporters stormed a session of Congress to certify Joe Biden's election win. Picture: AFP.

    US Marine officer charged in Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection

    Major Christopher Warnagiris is the first active duty military officer to be charged over the attack, in which several hundred Trump backers stormed the seat of the US legislature and shut down a session confirming Joe Biden as the winner of the November presidential election.

  • FILE: Former US President Donald Trump. Picture: AFP.

    Facebook oversight board upholds Trump ban

    The board said Donald Trump "created an environment where a serious risk of violence was possible" with his comments regarding the January 6 rampage by his supporters at the US Capitol.

  • FILE: Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they storm the US Capitol in Washington, DC on 6 January 2021. Donald Trump's supporters stormed a session of Congress held to certify Joe Biden's election win. Picture: AFP

    Capitol police sue Trump over 6 January riot

    Officers James Blassingame and Sidney Hemby said they suffered 'physical and emotional injuries' in the riot they said was fomented by Trump, when he was in his final weeks as president and refusing to accept his election defeat.

  • This screengrab made from surveillance footage released by the FBI on their official YouTube channel on March 9, 2021 shows the person suspected of placing pipe bombs in Washington, DC, on January 5, 2021. Picture: FBI/AFP.

    FBI releases new footage of Washington pipe bomb suspect

    The video, published on the Federal Bureau of Investigation's official YouTube channel, shows several angles of surveillance footage of the suspect as he walks along streets in the Capitol Hill neighbourhood of the city.