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Capitol Police officials say intel on possible March 4 plot being taken ‘seriously’

uschools/iStockBy JACK DATE, LUKE BARR, and MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — U.S. Capitol Police officials said Wednesday they have “obtained intelligence that shows a possible plot to breach the Capitol by an identified militia group on Thursday, March 4” — the date that far-right conspiracy theorists believe former President Donald Trump will return to power.The…read more »

Capitol Police beef up security for March 4 amid concerns over QAnon theory

drnadig/iStockBy LUKE BARR and MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — The United States Capitol Police said it has beefed up security on Capitol Hill this week due to “concerning information and intelligence” related to March 4, the date that far-right conspiracy theorists believe former President Donald Trump will return to power.”The Department is aware of…read more »

Dr. Oz helps save man who collapsed at Newark Liberty International Airport

Roy Rochlin/Getty ImagesBy AARON KATERSKY and MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Dr. Mehmet Oz helped save the life of a man who collapsed at Newark Liberty International Airport on Monday night.The celebrity doctor, who hosts the daytime television talk show The Dr. Oz Show, had just arrived at the New Jersey airport on…read more »

Texas, Mississippi to end mask mandates, allow businesses to reopen at full capacity

PinkOmelet/iStockBy ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(AUSTIN, Texas) — Gov. Greg Abbott ended Texas’ statewide mask mandate and announced an executive order to allow all businesses to reopen at full capacity.”It is now time to open Texas 100%,” Abbott said at a news conference Tuesday.”COVID has not suddenly disappeared,” he added. “But it is clear from the…read more »