Information Abstract: Jan sixth Committee Calls First Witnesses; CDC revises masks guidelines amid new pandemic surge

Domestic terrorists intent on overthrowing a US election by force attacked officers to catch lawmakers. “Trump invited us here,” they shouted to the police during the attack.

On the News Today: The CDC recommends vaccinated and unvaccinated Americans wear masks indoors in most parts of the country as community transmission rates rise. The House Special Committee investigating the January 6 riot began today with harrowing testimony from four police officers who surrendered to the violent mob. With heat waves, floods and droughts wreaking havoc around the world, the effects of man-made climate change are now being felt – and the world’s still sluggish response does not match the severity of the crisis ahead.

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