INTRODUCING APPLE NEWS TODAY: Every weekday morning, hosts Shumita Basu and Duarte Geraldino bring you up to speed on the biggest stories of the day — and how the world’s top journalists are covering them.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Capitol Police officers suspended for actions during attack

At least two Capitol Police officers have been suspended after a pro-Trump mob stormed the building last week. One was seen taking a selfie with a rioter. Another wore a Make America Great Again hat. Other incidents are under investigation.

Also on today’s show: A German American professor hears dark echoes of history in the Capitol insurrection, the why and how of impeachment, and intelligence agencies must soon reveal what they know about UFOs.

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About Our Hosts

Shumita Basu is a broadcast journalist with public-radio roots. She’s drawn to vivid narratives and accountability journalism and especially admires local reporters who own their beats.

Duarte Geraldino is a longtime broadcast journalist, editor, and TED speaker. He’s passionate about journalism that focuses on economic justice and migration, and that amplifies voices that are too often silenced.