Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police brought in to prevent a repeat of the violence that erupted at the U.S. Capitol. As darkness fell, there were no reports of any clashes.
A few protesters were starting to gather in some cities, but streets in many others remained empty. Here are the latest updates on protests around the country.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has denounced the rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol as “domestic terrorists” and he blamed President Donald Trump for the violence that has shaken the nation's capital and beyond.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Protesters backing President Donald Trump massed outside statehouses from Georgia to New Mexico on Wednesday, leading some officials to evacuate while cheers rang out at several demonstrations as a pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Wednesday called the occupation of the U.S. Capitol an “embarrassment" that runs counter to actions in a nation of laws. He was joined by several other state leaders in condemning the violence.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — One person was arrested Wednesday as close to 1,000 supporters of President Donald Trump gathered at the Oklahoma Capitol as a joint session of Congress convened in Washington to confirm the Electoral College vote won by Joe Biden.
Vermont’s lone member of the U.S. House of Representatives said Wednesday he feared for his safety while watching protesters trying to break into the House chamber.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Capitol's doors were briefly locked to the public Wednesday and some elevators turned to restricted access as dozens of President Donald Trump's supporters gathered on the steps to oppose congressional recognition of President-elect Joe Biden's victory.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — About 200 supporters of President Donald Trump rallied Wednesday at the Kansas Statehouse to show their support for overturning President-elect Joe Biden's victory.
Sen. Josh Hawley said on Twitter Monday night that a group of "Antifa scumbags" went to his home in Washington, D.C., and "threatened my wife and newborn daughter."
There is a scene in the movie “The Wild One” where a girl approaches a motorcycle gang leader and asks “What are you protesting?”
The weekly board meeting for a health agency in Idaho was halted abruptly due to protests outside of their headquarters in Boise and at a few of the board members' homes Tuesday evening.
BERLIN (AP) — German police fired water cannons at demonstrators in downtown Berlin protesting coronavirus restrictions after saying that the crowd refused to listen to their entreaties to wear masks and keep their distance from one another in line with regulations.
(AP) — Election officials in several states said Thursday they are worried about the safety of their staffs amid a stream of threats and gatherings of angry protesters outside their doors, drawn by President Donald Trump's baseless claims of widespread fraud in the race for the White House.
A riot was declared in Portland, Oregon, and protesters took to the streets in Seattle on Wednesday as people demanded that every vote in Tuesday’s election be counted.
Dozens of angry supporters of President Donald Trump converged on vote-counting centers in Detroit and Phoenix as the returns went against him Wednesday in the two key states, while thousands of anti-Trump protesters demanding a complete tally of the ballots in the still-undecided election took to the streets in cities across the U.S.
BIDEN: “His own former spokesperson said, you know, riots and chaos and violence help his cause. That’s what this is about.”
(CNN) -- A Seattle police officer captured on video rolling his bicycle over the head of a protester who was laying in the street is now on administrative leave.
Attorney General Bill Barr reportedly wants to charge racial justice protesters with sedition, a harsh move that would dramatically raise the stakes in the Trump administration's crackdown on dissent.
A class-action discrimination lawsuit filed in federal court by four people who were arrested for breaking Kenosha's curfew alleges that their rights were inappropriately infringed upon while pro-police demonstrators were allowed to "roam."
Trump said his visit aimed to highlight the work of the National Guard members who have responded to protests.
The fifth night of protests Thursday in Kenosha was the calmest yet following the shooting of Jacob Blake on Sunday by a Kenosha police officer.
KENOSHA — A second death has been confirmed following gunfire that erupted at the tail end of Tuesday night's protests in Kenosha, two days after Jacob Blake was shot and paralyzed by Kenosha Police.
Following the officer-involved shooting in the 2800 block of 40th Street Sunday evening, protesters took to the streets.